A guide to Kwun Tong

What's going on over the hill? Exploring Kwun Tong. Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay are on the up and up. The two areas have acquired a couple of snappy new monikers – CBD2 and Kowloon East – and...

Ultimate guide to High Island

Exploring High Island.   A favourite Sunday destination for junk trippers and hikers, High Island or Leung Sheun Wan, was once an island in Sai Kung East Country Park. In 1979, it was connected to the...

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...

Cliffjumping in Sai Kung

Cliff jumping at Sheung Luk Stream in Sai Wan Village Summer is here so take the plunge: Sheung Luk Stream in Sai Kung Country Park is one of the world's most photogenic spots for cliff-jumping. Full How...

Paddle Power

Rory Mackay kayaks around Sai Kung Country Park on his latest adventure.   Heres what is great about kayaking in Sai Kung: The beauty and diversity of Hong Kong’s landscape is simply stunning. Ideal during the...
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...

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...

A rocking day out in Tung Lung Chau

Rory Mackay heads to Tung Lung Chau. Rugged, windswept and diverse, Tung Lung Chau has a little bit of something for everyone. From familyfriendly outings and historical reccies, to rock climbing and zip lining sessions, this craggy outcrop has all...

Top Six Hong Kong Museums

Museums aren’t just for rainy days and school trips, and not all of them are stuffy and full of old objects (and curators) gathering dust. The majority of Hong Kong’s museums are bilingual, easily accessible...

Chasing Waterfalls in Ng Tung Chai

Take charge of the remaining summer season and head out to Ng Tung Chai waterfalls. A stone’s throw from the high rises of Tai Po, the Ng Tung Chai waterfalls are one of Hong Kong’s...

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,...

Zip-line through Tung Lung Chau

Abseiling and zip-line novice Callum Wiggins jumps off a cliff. Tung Lung Chau is a mecca for people who like to scale walls. Whether climbing up, down, sideways or jumping between them, there is no better...

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanic Gardens

Talk to the animals at the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is a breath of fresh air. Rambling down a steep slope in the middle of Central, this peaceful historic...

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...

Top 8 Organic Farms

Garden Farm Grow your own organic fruit and vegetables by renting an allotment from Garden Farm, with sizes varying from 36 sqft to 96 sqft and costing $600-$1,500 per quarter. Staff offer instruction on organic farming techniques...

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park.    I thought Hong Kong was a small place until I went to the Hong Kong Wetland Park. It’s in north Tin Shui Wai but, my, it seems a long way...
Let's Route Twisk again

Exploring Route Twisk

Hannah Grogan follows Route Twisk to the roof of Hong Kong. Route Twisk is a Hong Kong classic. It’s easy to get caught up in all the hikes of Hong Kong. The trails are numerous...

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...

Tap Mun Chau

How to get to Tap Mun Chau Tap Mun Chau is one of Hong Kong’s best escapes. It’s quiet, pretty and gives an insight into a way of life that has largely disappeared. And it’s...
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Suspected long-term occupation of Sai Kung West Country Park

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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...