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Land Excursion

Ping Chau Country Trail

Notice:
Ping Chau Country Trail is closed due to collapse of trees and blockage until further notice.

 

Tung Ping Chau has the youngest rocks in Hong Kong and is renowned for its fine laminated and colourful sedimentary rocks. The Ping Chau Country Trail goes around the coast of Tung Ping Chau, starting at the Wong Ye Kok pier, and encircling the island. The trail is about 6km long and there are many sedimentary rock attractions and interesting landscapes along the way, including Kang Lau Shek, Lan Kwo Shui, Lung Lok Shui, Cham Keng Chau, wave-cut platforms and sea cliffs. The trail is generally level and well facilitated with interpretation signs and countryside facilities. It is suitable for general individual and group visitors.

Notice of closure of trails, roads and facilities

 

Recommended Route

Recommended Route

Spots

1. X-joint 2. Bedding structure 3. Gravel beach
4. Sea stacks 5. Wave-cut platform 6. Sea cliff
7. Siliceous bed 8. Wave-cut terrace 9. Sea abrasion canyon
10. Beach    

 

How to get there

A ferry service runs between Ma Liu Shui and the island. Visitors can travel by MTR East Rail and get off at the University Station, then walk for about 15 minutes to Ma Liu Shui Pier where ferry service to Tung Ping Chau is available. The normal boat traveling time is about 1 hour 40 minutes. Visitors are advised to take the ferry schedule into consideration in planning the trip.

Depart from Ma Liu Shui : Saturday 9:00am and 3:30pm; Sunday 9:00am.

Depart from Ping Chau : Saturday and Sunday 5:15pm
(enquiries : 2527 2513).

 

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