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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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 Junk Trippin’

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Art month in Sai Kung

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A Sham Chung adventure

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