Books, Maps and Videos Resources for HK Places

Bride’s Pool resources

Bride's Pool Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors Relatively wild valley with two beautiful waterfalls – Bride’s Pool and Mirror Pool falls. The Bride’s Pool fall is visible from beside the road, but the more spectacular Mirror Pool fall is…

Shalotung resources

Sha Lo Tung Info from Hong Kong’s Great Outdoors Abandoned farming area in an upland basin surrounded by country park. Trails pass old villages, through former rice fields reverting to scrub, and past stands of majestic trees below the imposing…

Tai Po Kau resources

Tai Po Kau Forest Reserve Info from Hong Kong’s Great Outdoors Excellent trail system, through regenerating sub-tropical forest. The blue and red trails are shorter, initially running close to a stream; the yellow and brown trails climb higher. One of…

Shing Mun resources

Shing Mun Reservoir  Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors A sizeable reservoir in a deep valley; near the city yet with trails leading to tranquil areas amidst woodland and hills. The Pineapple Dam Nature Trail heads along the west shore…

Tai Mo Shan resources

Tai Mo Shan Info from Hong Kong’s Great Outdoors At 957 metres, Hong Kong’s highest peak. Access road to communications facility at the summit is closed to regular traffic, but affords grand views for hikers. Well worth a try in…

Ng Tung Chai resources

Ng Tung Chai Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors Series of three waterfalls in a steep, wooded ravine, reached by also steep, winding trail from Ng Tung Chai village.  Minibus 25K from KCR East Rail Tai Po Market Station. Ng…

Kadoorie Farm resources

Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden Info from Hong Kong’s Great Outdoors Set in a valley plunging down north slopes of Tai Mo Shan, this is a centre for conservation with wonderful scenery including a waterfall and a craggy hilltop. Free…

Long Valley resources

Long Valley Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors One of Hong Kong’s prime birding sites, thanks to traditional farming of wet fields. Impressive variety of species recorded, including painted snipe, and songbirds such as wagtails, pipits and buntings. Taxi, or…

HK Wetland park resources

Hong Kong Wetland Park Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors Wetland reserve-cum-theme park – one of the Hong Kong Government’s Millennium Projects, with some wild birds, as well as virtual reality displays. Short walk from LRT station, north of (and…

Mai Po resources

Mai Po Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors Key reserve in the Deep Bay wetland, managed by the World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong. Managed ponds, reedbeds and rows of trees hold wide variety of bird species, but main…

Inner Deep Bay resources

Inner Deep Bay including Tsim Bei Tsui Info from Hong Kong's Great Outdoors Really a shallow estuary, this is an internationally important wetland – a Ramsar site – shared by Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Around 60,000 waterbirds spend winter here;…

New Territories resources

New Territories New Territories articles/photo albums on this site Please see links at right New Territories articles/photo albums elsewhere on the Internet New Territories is a short entry in Wikipedia (maybe someone will expand). Hong Kong/New Territories is an entry…