Presented by AIA, The Hong Kong Observation Wheel AR App is a first of its kind innovative and immersive experience that celebrates the city of Hong Kong and its rich history and heritage.

As you travel on the Wheel, you will have the opportunity to see Hong Kong from three 360° perspectives via your mobile: “Beyond the Beginning” (1890-1920); “City in Transition” (1960-1980); and Present Day. Working with popular and well-known local historians in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observation Wheel AR App weaves the tales and stories of the city’s history with vivid and visual recreations of the past, allowing users to travel back in time and overlook the Hong Kong Harbour and skyline from the vantage point of where the Wheel stands today. A fun and educational activity for the whole family to enjoy, the advanced technology presents an opportunity for visitors to learn more about Hong Kong’s history and culture.

Are you ready to time travel and begin the captivating journey?

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel AR App is a free application, available in English, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. Download now to also enjoy exclusive offers to the Hong Kong Observation Wheel

About the Hong Kong Observation Wheel

Located at the iconic Central Harbourfront, the Hong Kong Observation Wheel offers spectacular day and night views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline and much more. A short walk from the Central/Hong Kong MTR Station and Central Ferry Piers, rides are priced at just HKD20. The adjacent AIA Vitality Park also hosts a variety of classes and events including fitness classes, yoga, kickboxing, swing dancing and Capoeira.

What’s New

Version 1.0.2

Provide the ability to enjoy Augmented Reality with "Souvenir" Mode when not physically present on the Hong Kong Observation Wheel. Numerous under the hood bug fixes and stability improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

2.6 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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Not working at all, totally waste of money and time.

Not working at all, totally waste of money and time. Bad image to tourist!

eBuddy User voice ,

Poor Apps

It’s not work.

C998 ,

垃圾,浪費時間安裝,我已經5iPhone pro max


App Privacy

The developer, Hong Kong Observation Wheel, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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