BEACHES & BOATS

BEACHES & BOATS

Beaches, boats, kayaks, camping and much more

A day in Sai Kung

Fab ways to spend your day   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 with all...

Welcome to Hoi Ha Wan

Nicola Newbery takes us on a journey to north of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hoi Ha Wan, ‘the bay beneath the sea’. With an AFCD-estimated 45,000 visitors in 2015, Hoi Ha Wan is Hong Kong’s most...

Paddles up

You’ve no doubt heard the drumming of the practice sessions out on Sai Kung waters for the past few weeks, ahead of the team's big day on June 9. The national holiday, also known...

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,...

Top 10 day trips

Great weekends in Sai Kung and Clearwater Bay. 1.Tai Long Wan Hong Kong’s most spectacular beaches comprise four long stretches of pristine silver sand, turquoise rollers and emerald mountains. Surfers ride the waves, feral cows trot...

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,...

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...

A Guide to Dragon Boat Festival in Sai Kung

For the past few weeks, Sai Kung’s waters have been buzzing with dragonboats day and night as the teams get out on the water ahead of their big day on June 20. Dragonboat Festival,...

Adventures at Crooked Island

With its old cannons, temples and lovely beaches, Crooked is an island time warp. By Nigel Griffiths. There are 40-50 people on Crooked island otherwise known as Kat O, which is now part of Plover Cove...

Camping first aid

First Aid for Campers Oh, the joys of the great outdoors. Excitement and adventure, tents, barbecues, feral children… and all those knocks and nasties that are enough to dampen any campfire. Most of us are...

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,...

Call of the wild – camping

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 super-excited about sleeping in a tent,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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Bike-sharing in the New Territories

Hong Kong’s first bike-sharing service launches Last month, GoBee.bike became Hong Kong’s first bike-sharing system. More than 1,000 bikes were spread out across Ma On...
High Island Reservoir

Sai Kung’s new heritage centre

High Island Reservoir heritage centre opens A heritage centre commemorating the villages submerged under High Island Reservoir will be opening soon along Mang Nin street...

PFS Fearless Dragon Charity Run

On April 30, around 1,500 runners will be making their way into Sai Kung’s Geological Park for the PFS Fearless Dragon Charity Run 2017....