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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Village Focus: Tai Mong Tsai

Tai Mong Tsai: Barbecues, greenery and battlegrounds Tai Mong Tsai has become a favourite weekend destination for many families in Hong Kong. Situated along the southern edge of Sai Kung West Country Park, Tai Mong...

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...

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...

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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Sai Kung Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

The results are in! It's that time of the year again when we celebrate the best things in Sai Kung, as voted by you. *****...

Mysterious CASA graffiti artist

  Over the last few months, Casa has repeatedly had their logo painted over by a mysterious person. “It either happens very early in the...

Ask a vet: weird dog behaviour, things to note about boarding house and more

Have a question or two about your furry pals? Pets Central's veterinarian Dr. Pauline Taylor answers your questions. Q. My dog keeps eating my cat's...