Victoria Peak is a hill on the western half of Hong Kong Island. It is also known as Mount Austin, and locally as The Peak. With an elevation of 552 metres (1,811 ft), it is the highest hill in Hong Kong island, ranked 29 in terms of elevation in Hong Kong (Tai Mo Shan is the highest point in Hong Kong with an elevation of 957 metres (3,140 ft). Mount Austin, with an elevation of 552 metres (1,811 ft), is the main peak which is named as The Peak or Victoria Peak in any maps. In a broad sense, Victoria Peak included its main peak Mount Austin, Victoria Gap, Mount Kellett and Mount Gough, which are also a part of The Peak.
The summit is occupied by a radio telecommunications facility and is closed to the public. However, the surrounding area of public parks and high-value residential land is the area that is normally meant by the name The Peak. It is a major tourist attraction that offers views of Central, Victoria Harbour, Lamma Island, and the surrounding islands.