BEACHES & BOATS

BEACHES & BOATS

Beaches, boats, kayaks, camping and much more

Sai Kung Kayaking Guide

Kayaking is one of the cheapest, healthiest and most fun ways to get out on the water in Sai Kung. Kayakers are close enough to the water to splash themselves cool on steamy days, but cocooned and dry(ish)...
Breakaway Junk Trips

Junk Tripping Guide

Summer is coming and why not spend a day out on the water? A junk trip combines lots of laughs, great food and healthy activity for the children.  Junk Hire Jaspa’s Junks Happy days if you’re organising a Jaspa’s...

Blue Sky’s New Water Toys

There’s something in the water at Sha Ha Beach... Bryan Ng Yu-fung, owner of Sai Kung’s Blue Sky Water Sport, has been on a shopping spree and invested in a bunch of innovative new...

How to spend the day Sai Kung

Fabulous ways to spend a day out in Sai Kung   Breakfast of champions You won’t be left hungry with the breakfast portions at Jaspas. The restaurant serves up all-time favourite breakfast dishes including the Jaspas B.E.S.T which comes...

Get Paddling in Sai Kung

Kayaking is one of the cheapest, healthiest and most fun ways to get out on the water in Sai Kung. Kayakers are close enough to the water to splash themselves cool on steamy days,...

How to get a boat licence

  You’ll need a Grade II Pleasure Vessel Operator’s Licence (PVOL) for boats up to 45 feet long, or the tougher Grade I for larger vessels. Getting a Grade II certificate means passing two multiple-choice...

Sailing to Success

Annie Wong speaks to chairman and instructor of Sailability Hong Kong, Mike Rawbone. Based at Hebe Haven Yacht Club in Pak Sha Wan, Sailability offers the chance for disabled individuals to sail or at least...
Under water Sai Kung

Diving in Sai Kung

Who knew there was so much to see at sea? Jovy Lai dives into Sai Kung’s underwater world with help from three local scuba experts. Why is Sai Kung a good dive spot in Hong Kong? D:...

Hong Kong’s sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart

Tales from Hong Kong sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart Tell me about yourself, what made you become a sport fishing captain?  I’ve been living on a boat for 12 years. I have two boats; a houseboat and...

Tung Ping Chau

There’s more to Tung Ping Chau than great strata. By Nigel Griffiths. Closer to China than Hong Kong, the crescent- shaped island of Tung Ping Chau is the territory’s remotest outpost. It makes for a...

All that Junk

Michelangelo Hop on board the 80ft, sleek and superstylish Michelangelo. The Michelangelo can accommodate up to 59 guests in total and sports mahogany wood panelling, large sunbeds and several guest cabins. With 30 years experience,...

Sai Kung’s Best Beaches

How to hike to four of your favourite Sai Kung beaches in one salty day. Part of Stage 2 of the MacLehose Trail, this route is the optimal way to see four of the region’s finest beaches,...
sai kung camping

Sai Kung Camping

Types of Sai Kung campers Types of campers There are three types of camper: the backyarders, the serious backpackers, and the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink brigade. Sai Kung has plenty of each. Backyarders are usually still in primary school, get...

Sea Kayaking with Paul Etherington

There’s no better time to go exploring Sai Kung’s distinctive coastlines. Kayak and Hike Ltd expert, Paul Etherington puts his oar in. SK mag: How did you get into sea kayaking? Paul Etherington: I started kayaking...

Sai Kung Dragon Boat Festival Guide

Here be dragons – where to watch, and how to join Get ready for the drumming and thunderous cheers as the Dragon Boat Festival returns. Also known as Tuen Ng, the public holiday falls on...

The Ultimate Junk Trip Guide

Summer is approaching which means it's the perfect time to head out to sea to soak in some of those rays. Choose from the best junk companies in Hong Kong.   Jaspa’s Junks Experience Jaspa’s legendary hospitality at...

Junk food

Next time you go on a boat trip, drop anchor to eat at one of these Sai Kung yachtie favourites.  Yau Ley Sha Kiu Tsuen, High Island, 2791 1822, www.yauleyseafood.com.hk Everybody comes to Yau Ley. Sunny Sundays see...

Hoi Ha

Hoi Ha is about as far-flung as a village can be in Sai Kung and still be on the beaten track. Located literally at the end of the road in Sai Kung Country Park, visitors...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (May 2017)

May Sai Kung police reports A heated dispute occurred in Sai Wan after a village chief accused a speedboat operator of damaging a fishnet. The...

Happening in Sai Kung this June

Sai Kung June Events What's happening around town this month? Read on to find out what Sai Kung June events are going on and what's...
beach clean up

Join The Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day

Join the Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day Help build a cleaner Hong Kong and take part this September The Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day has just...