Websites on the wilder side of Hong Kong. Please let me know if you have a relevant site, and would like to exchange links.
Promotes aesthetic values and the integrity of the natural environment in Hong Kong’s public areas, both urban and rural, by being keen guardians of natural beauty where it exists and demanding good design in man-made structures.
Founded by Hong Kong Outdoors contributor Charles Frew, Asiatic Marine is a multi-disciplinary company providing a wide range of marine services, including exciting marine seafaris, adventure SCUBA diving and off shore fishing trips in HK/China.
Aiming to preserve Hong Kong's geological heritage
By Dod O'Dwyer; reflects him being based in Hong Kong, but spans Asia (and beyond).
As of 9 December 2018 - 7:09pm, this link is reporting 302 - Found.
A not-for-profit community organisation which seeks to preserve and improve the quality of life of Sai Kung people and to protect the unique environment of Sai Kung for the benefit of Hong Kong and its visitors.
Hong Kong ngo, focused on conservation education, inc re local butterflies, trees and rivers.
Green Sense was founded in 2004. We aim to highlight environmentally unfriendly practices in society. We enhance environmental consciousness by education and publicity. (Site in Chinese)
Aims to become the ultimate resource for hiking in Hong Kong. Though can seem more about hill running than hiking at leisurely pace!
Hiking Hong Kong reviews undiscovered hiking trails in Hong Kong as well as those that have previously been documented.
Site by David Ian Bennett, showcasing his photos and with info on HK hiking.
Info on hiking, hikes and hiking guidebooks re Hong Kong.
Promoting family hiking fun in Hong Kong (in Chinese).
Packed with posts, especially with photos of Hong Kong animals
When you have been out walking or running in Hong Kong’s rural areas and country parks, you will probably have found yourself on a path made out of boulders laid closely together without any cement or concrete. These are what remain of a network of ancient roads and paths and their associated stone bridges and waymarkers linking the major townships and villages with each other and inter-linking ferry routes. They are difficult to date but are probably centuries old and have survived because they were so sensibly and practically constructed.
Site with info on Hong Kong climbing routes, including at Shek O, on Lion Rock, and Black Kite Crag and Eagle Crag on Lantau.
As of 12 December 2018 - 7:11pm, this link is reporting 302 - Found.
A bilingual and bimonthly magazine, which covers the latest news on our nature, culture and other outdoor activities (site has far more info in Chinese than in English)
The territory's longest established nature tour company, Hong Kong Dolphinwatch specialises in tours to the waters off north Lantau, in search of Chinese white dolphins, which are pink when adult.
An amateur group organising a range of hikes throughout the territory. Welcomes residents and visitors of all levels of fitness and experience to join in exploring the great Hong Kong countryside.
Includes message board; most activity in Chinese.
As of 12 December 2018 - 7:11pm, this link is reporting 500 - Internal Server Error.
A group of friends who enjoy exploring Hong Kong's countryside; arranges walks that are open to all.
Action-sport oriented, offering hikes etc, but mostly focusing on fast pursuit craft jaunts through the waters off Sai Kung, combined with kayaking (and the chance to laze around a little).
Founded in response to barmy plans for a mega-prison on an islet off Lantau, the Living Islands Movement now has grander aims including, "To encourage the enrichment and animation of the islands of Hong Kong by sensitive and sustainable development."
As of 9 December 2018 - 7:09pm, this link is reporting 404 - Not Found.
Working to protect Hong Kong's marine environment
Hiking in Hong Kong, covering routes with photos; info primarily in Chinese, but includes an English section.
As of 10 December 2018 - 7:09pm, this link is reporting 302 - Found.
A photographic database which aims to assist students or amateurs to identify reptiles in Hong Kong.
Includes info on hiking in HK; also on group hikes you can join.
Photos by Steen Heilesen, including forest plants and animals in Hong Kong
My name is Jonny & me and my colleague, Tim, are paddle boarding around Lantau
Island to raise awareness of the Plastic epidemic affecting our seas and coastline. During the 5-day challenge we will be recording the location and number of trash sites around Lantau and once we have this information we need your help!