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Ho Pui Reservoir Family Walk – A Quiet Reservoir Stroll – Aerial Photography Article

Ho Pui Reservoir Family Walk – A Quiet Reservoir Stroll The Ho Pui Reservoir Family Walk is a scenic, peaceful, family-friendly walk around the Ho Pui Reservoir in Tsuen Wan District. The walk is perfect for a lazy day, or when you want to explore a new part of Hong Kong but without a hike. Ho Pui Reservoir How to get to Ho Pui Reservoir Getting to Ho Pui Reservoir is perhaps the toughest part of the excursion. You need…

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Po Toi Island Guide – Explore Hong Kong’s South Pole – Aerial Photography Article

Po Toi Island Guide – Explore Hong Kong’s South Pole Po Toi is the southern most island in Hong Kong. And because of its location, it’s often referred to as the “South Pole of Hong Kong“. This scarcely inhabited island is best known for its peculiar rock formations, rock carvings, and seaweed. Rocky, rugged beauty of Po Toi Island Po Toi is an extremely popular camping location and day-trip from Hong Kong as it offers hiking trails with incredible views…

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Pineapple Mountain Hike (Por Lo Shan) Guide – Aerial Photography Article

Pineapple Mountain Hike (Por Lo Shan) Guide Hong Kong has plenty of interesting hikes, but none quite as unique as the Pineapple Mountain Hike. Also known as Por Lo Shan (quite literally Pineapple Mountain in Cantonese), this is the only natural canyon formation in Hong Kong. No wonder it’s often referred to as the “Grand Canyon of Hong Kong”. A unique view of a unique landscape in Hong Kong The name, “Por Lo Shan”, is a tribute to the pineapple…

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Kowloon Peak & Suicide Cliff Hike – Shortest, Safest Trail – Aerial Photography Article

Kowloon Peak & Suicide Cliff Hike – Shortest, Safest Trail A hike up Kowloon Peak seems incomplete without a visit to the infamous Suicide Cliff, one of the most iconic photo spots in Hong Kong. At 602 metres tall and located in the north-east corner of Kowloon, Kowloon Peak has some of the most breathtaking views of Hong Kong! Gotta strike a pose at the cliff! Let’s be honest, you can get similar views of Hong Kong from other hills…

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Temple Hill Hike (Tsz Wan Shan), Hong Kong – Aerial Photography Article

Temple Hill Hike (Tsz Wan Shan), Hong Kong If you’re looking for a relatively easy hike with incredible views of Hong Kong, then Temple Hill (Tsz Wan Shan) is definitely worth considering! From Kowloon Peak to Eagle’s Nest, there are plenty of trails with amazing views of Hong Kong below. Of course, the most iconic of them is Lion Rock. However, Temple Hill, which is located right next to Lion Rock, offers very similar views, with less crowds, and less…

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Tai Lam Chung Reservoir – Thousand Islands Hike, Hong Kong – Aerial Photography Article

Tai Lam Chung Reservoir – Thousand Islands Hike, Hong Kong Tai Lam Chung Reservoir, commonly referred to as the “Thousand Island Lake”, is perhaps the most photographed and recognizable reservoir in Hong Kong. Located in the Tai Lam Country Park, Tuen Mun, the Thousand Island Lake is named after a similar reservoir in Zhejiang Province, China. The islands in the reservoir were once hills before the Tai Lam Chung Valley was flooded. Today, these islands make this one of the…

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Mt. Stenhouse Hike, Lamma Island – Aerial Photography Article

Mt. Stenhouse Hike, Lamma Island At 353m, Mount Stenhouse (Shan Tei Tong) is the highest point on Lamma Island. But don’t let the height of the peak fool you into believing that it’s an easy hike. The reality is far from it. When you get off the ferry at Lamma Island and take a look at the map of attractions, you’ll notice Mt Stenhouse marked on the map but without a path to get to it. That should be your…

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Explore Ma Shi Chau – Hong Kong’s Geological Wonder – Aerial Photography Article

Explore Ma Shi Chau – Hong Kong’s Geological Wonder Ma Shi Chau, located in the Tolo Harbour of Hong Kong between Tai Mei Tuk and Ma On Shan, is a geological wonder. The island is a designated special area within the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark as the rocks here are over 280 million years old from the Permian period, the second oldest in all of Hong Kong. The Permian is a geologic period and system which spans 47 million…

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Long Ke Wan, Sai Kung – A Rustic White Sand Beach – Aerial Photography Article

Long Ke Wan, Sai Kung – A Rustic White Sand Beach Long Ke Wan in Sai Kung is a bay nestled between the volcanic hills of Hong Kong’s Geopark. The beach, often called Long Ke Wan Beach or Long Ke Beach, has been referred to as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by CNN. With such a claim, it’s hard not to want to visit this beach. An aerial panorama of Long Ke Wan, Sai Kung How…

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Explore Peng Chau Island, Hong Kong – Aerial Photography Article

Explore Peng Chau Island, Hong Kong Peng Chau is perhaps the least commercial, inhabited outlying island in Hong Kong. Unlike Lamma Island or the neighbouring Cheung Chau, Peng Chau remains relatively tourist-free even on weekends. The main street as you arrive at Peng Chau But it’s this lack of crowds and attention that makes this island a perfect getaway. And thanks to its relatively small size (0.99 square kilometres or 0.38 square miles), exploring the island is not only easy,…

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Ap Lei Chau to Ap Lei Pai Hike via Mount Johnston – Aerial Photography Article

Ap Lei Chau to Ap Lei Pai Hike via Mount Johnston The hike from Ap Lei Chau to Ap Lei Pai, via Mount Johnston (Yuk Kwai Shan), fascinates me for one reason. And that’s because it feels like an “island-hopping” hike. Think about it, you go from a large island (Hong Kong Island), to a small island (Ap Lei Chau), and then to an even smaller island (Ap Lei Pai)! Sure, the hike only starts from Ap Lei Chau, and…

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Tung Lung Chau – Camp, Hike, Climb, Explore – Aerial Photography Article

Tung Lung Chau – Camp, Hike, Climb, Explore There are plenty of relatively uninhabited islands all around Hong Kong, but none closer than Tung Lung Chau (or Tung Lung Island). Located towards the east of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, Tung Lung Island is a great destination for those who enjoy the outdoors. Aerial panorama of Tung Lung Island With its unique landscape formations and history, the island is synonymous with camping, rock climbing, and hiking. That’s why it’s no…

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Buffalo Hill and West Buffalo Hill Hike, Hong Kong – Aerial Photography Article

Buffalo Hill and West Buffalo Hill Hike, Hong Kong The Buffalo Hill hike, from Wong Nai Tau to Pak Sha Wan, is the perfect blend of scenic and challenging. At almost 7 kms long, the best way to describe the hike is that it has a long climb up, and a long climb down. But the incline and decline are relatively moderate. On the way to Buffalo Hill, you get to appreciate views of Shatin, Plover Cove Reservoir, and even…

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