Category Places and Trails

Hong Kong Waterfalls in New Territories and on HK Island

With abundant streams tumbling down Hong Kong hills, there’s a fine variety of waterfalls. The sadly defunct Waterfalls of Hong Kong website listed over 50 waterfall sites across the territory. Some are easy to reach, while others take effort to…

Tung Ping Chau the Best Flat Island in the World


Look at a map of Hong Kong, and in the northeast corner you should just see Tung Ping Chau – “East Flat Island”, the furthest-flung land in Hong Kong. Look at a map of Hong Kong, and in the northeast…

Picnic places in Hong Kong

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A selection of top places for a DIY al fresco experience, together with tips for packing the perfect picnic.

Chi Ma Wan Country Trail on Lantau

The Chi Ma Wan Country Trail loops within the Chi Ma Wan Peninsula, southeast Lantau. According to trail info from the AFCD, walking the full circuit could take around 8hrs. Add time needed to reach the start and end point…

Sai Kung Peninsula


tai long wan thumbThe beautiful Sai Kung Peninsula (西貢半島) is larger than Hong Kong Island.

Ping Shan Heritage Trail

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Tin Shui Wai station is the starting point of a fine heritage trail, with Hong Kong's only historic pagoda.

Mau Ping

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mau ping trailAn excellent hike from Sai Kung passes the abandoned village of Mau Ping.

Buffalo Hill


view from buffalo hillViews from Buffalo Hill recall parts of the Scottish Highlands.

Outings Around Victoria Peak

Though best known for its vantage overlooking Hong Kong city and harbour, the Peak on Hong Kong Island offers a wonderful introduction to the wilder side of Hong Kong. Possibilities for outings range from an easy circular walk to full-blown…