BEACHES & BOATS

BEACHES & BOATS

Beaches, boats, kayaks, camping and much more

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...
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:...
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...

Outdoor Yoga

Salute the sun in Tai Long Wan on a Yoga B hike. Barbarah Dudman is living proof of the benefits of yoga. Fit and self-assured, she took up the ancient Indian practice as exercise with...

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...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

Hong Kong camping first aid

First aid tips to stay safe while camping Oh, the joys of the great outdoors. Camping in Sai Kung is one of the best ways to get outside but with all the excitement and adventure, tents,...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Sai Kung’s 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...

Sai Kung sea kayaking

There’s no better time (or way) to explore Sai Kung’s distinctive coastlines Kayak and Hike expert, Paul Etherington puts his oar in to discuss Sai Kung sea kayaking and how he started his business How did you...

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...
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Suspected long-term occupation of Sai Kung West Country Park

A public campsite in Sai Kung West Country Park is suspected of having been occupied by some people for nearly a year. It is...

Meet Steve Pheby, Co-founder of Hong Kong Hikers

The director of Hong Kong Hikers talks to Eric Ho about his journey from couch potato to seasoned hiker I am originally from the UK....
Ask a vet - Dr. Pauline Taylor

Ask a vet: excessive barking, scratchy cats and more

Have a question or two about your furry pals? Pets Central’s veterinarian Dr. Pauline Taylor answers your questions. Q. “When will the howling and barking...