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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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,...

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...
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum and Village

Village Focus: Sheung Yiu

Take a visit to the hidden repurposed village, Sheung Yiu Although many have crossed the Pak Tam Chung barriers, few have ventured to the nearby Sheung Yiu Village. The Hakka village is located along the...

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...

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...
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Village Focus: Tap Mun

Visiting Tap Mun (Grass Island)  Eric Ho visits the grassy island with two names. Tap Mun is located off the northeastern corner of the Sai Kung Peninsula, sat within the opening of Long Harbour. Tap Mun...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Your guide to hiking in Sai Kung

Eric Ho treks the trails of Sai Kung to find the 12 best hikes. As temperatures start to cool, there’s no better time to get out and explore Sai Kung’s vast array of hiking trails....
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