Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
Instagram Pier a.k.a. The Western District Public Cargo Working Area

Instagram Pier in Hong Kong – A Perfect Backdrop for Any Occasion

The Western District Public Cargo Working Area isn’t a very romantic-sounding place, but swing by here at any given sunset, and you’ll likely feel the buzz of romance in the air!

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A loving couple on Istagram Pier in Hong Kong
Love is in the air!

It’s also spectacularly calm and soothing early in the morning. You’ll just have to make it out there before everyone else in Kennedy Town (K Town) is awake!

Against the myriad industrial backdrops that Instagram Pier in Hong Kong provides, you’ll see people posing for engagement photos, wedding photos, selfies, and just about anything else you can imagine one doing with a camera at a spectacularly beautiful place. With so many kids now making Instagram posts, believe it or not, some people out there might want to buy Instagram likes to get their posts above the rest!

Wedding photos on Instagram Pier in Hong Kong
People regularly take wedding photos here

There are also countless fascinating urban backdrops.

Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
pallets stacked tall
Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
bamboo for scaffolding
Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
barrels of cooking oil
Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
rusty cargo containers

Of course, if the weather is nice, you’ll encounter a number of older men and women trying their hand at catching a fish or two.

Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
trying his hand for the catch of the day

If you’re planning to head to Instagram Pier in Hong Kong to enjoy the sunset, you’ll have to make sure not to get in the way of the many people who like to use this precious open space for running, biking, yoga, and simply catching a breath of fresh air, all while capturing moments that might make you consider buying cheap Instagram likes to boost your own social media presence.

Sunsent at Instagram Pier
It’s gorgeous at sunset time on Instgram Pier

You’ll also have to make sure you don’t accidentally photo-bomb anyone.

Photographers on Instagram Pier in Hong Kong
When the sunset is beautiful, photographers flock

Nighttime at the pier also makes for some stunning scenes.

Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
nighttime at the pier

If you’re looking for a nostalgic childhood memory, have a go at chasing the pigeons.  We don’t think they really mind.

Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
the pigeons don’t mind, we think

Early morning at the pier is calm, peaceful, and usually void of many people!

Instagram Pier, Hong Kong
Instagram Pier is seldom crowded in the early morning


If you’re not yet an Instagrammer, you ought to consider making an account.  There is a dedicated Instagram account, @insta_pier for anything and everything related to Instagram Pier.  While you’re there, check out our Instagram account too @ForSomethingMore!

What Camera Do You Use?

Recently, folks have been asking us what type of camera we use, so we’ll tell you!  We use an iPhone* as well as a Sony mirrorless camera and a Sony prime lens. If you’re in Hong Kong, and you’re keen to buy a second-hand camera (which is what we do), you’ll want to check out this Hong Kong camera buying guide.

After Visiting Instagram Pier in Hong Kong . . .

Enjoying Instagram Pier isn’t an all-day affair.  After about an hour or so, you’ll be ready to do something else.  Since the pier is right near Kennedy Town, if you’re in the mood for some food, you ought to check out some of these great K-Town eateries, or one of the most authentic dim sum spots in Hong Kong, Lin Heung! The details are on the linked page.  Or, if you’re looking for something a little more active, you should definitely consider hiking up the spectacular Mt. High West (it starts right in Kennedy Town). Whatever you do, let us know what you think about all this by leaving us a comment below!

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