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SAI KUNG

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Located on New Territories' eastern seaboard, Sai Kung district is one of Hong Kong's wildest district with sandy bays and big protected country parks.



High Island Reservoir
High Island Reservoir
The High Island Reservoir is the largest reservoir in HKSAR, and the grandest man-made construction within the park.

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Sai Kung East Country Park
Sai Kung East Country Park
Sai Kung East Country Park is a 4,477 hectare country park in Sai Kung Peninsula. It was opened in year 1978.
Sai Kung East Country Park
Sai Kung East Country Park
Scenic spots within Sai Kung East Country Park are numerous. It includes the most famous beautiful beaches of Hong Kong, i.e. Sai Wan, Ham Tin, Tai Long Wan, Tung Wan.

Other attractions in Sai Kung East Country Park are Po Pin Chau, Long Ke Wan, Luk Wu, Long Harbour, Sharp Peak and Chek Keng. There is a wide choice of country trails.

Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
To go to Sai Wan beach, travellers take either a bus or mini bus from Choi Hung MTR station to Sai Kung. Another option is mini bus 101M from Hang Hau to Sai Kung. Then followed by a taxi or village bus 29R to Sai Wan Pavillion.

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Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Then travellers walk one hour to Sai Wan, which is a relatively undisturbed beach where they can spend a relaxing day. It is possible to continue the path towards Ham Tin beach and Tai Long Wan beach.
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan is one of Sai Kung East best scenic spots. There is an option to pitch a tent onto the sand on the beach. The panoramic view of the shoreline and off-shore islands is incredible.
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Privately hired junks drop anchor at Sai Wan and their passengers head to the beach in smaller craft or swim to the shore.
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Most people reduce HKSAR only to Hong Kong island covered with highrise buildings. Few people know that HKSAR has also pristine beaches.
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Few people are coming to Sai Wan beach as it is required a long journey but it is worth the hike!
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
There are no shark net and no lifeguard service on Sai Wan beach. Strong currents can be problem as there have been deaths here.
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach
Sai Wan beach is a pristine beach with its seasonal lagoon, marine and riverine sands.
Sai Wan village
Sai Wan village
In Sai Wan village, it is possible to find accommodation by renting a village house during the week-end.
Sai Wan village
Sai Wan village
Noodles, fried rice, hot and cold drinks are available from the modest and reasonably priced cafes on Sai Wan beach. Friendly owners are always ready for a chat.
Sai Wan village
Sai Wan village
Sai Wan Village is a hotspot for hiking and along the Stage Two of MacLehose Trail. There are a few stores providing supplies and advices for hikers.



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