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High Island Reservoir is one of Hong Kong's most popular geological sites with the wonderful volcanic rock, which composes of giant polygonal joint columns. Amongst these the Hexagonal Volcanic Rock Columns are most typical Geo Wonders and rarely...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Country side at Sai Kung and North East part of New Territories, Hong Kong, China
We took a taxi to the UNESCO Geopark cost $12 bucks. We had the park to ourselves practically. The reservoir was beautiful. We walked right beside the hexagonal rock formations. We could touch the rocks. Quiet place amongst the local cows which seemed to have...More
Hong Kong Geopark at the north eastern edge of Sai Kung in the New Territories is not that easy to get to - we took a taxi from Tsuen Wan, and it took about 45-50 minutes to get to the site. From a certain point...More
Managed to see only the some parts of the Sai Kung Volcanic Region. Took the boat tour from the Volcano Discovery Centre at Sai Kung for 280 HKD. Lasted 3 hours. Scenery was great. Expect to see hexagonal columns, sea caves and arches.
You have to make an effort to get here, it's not the easiest but for good reason - it's what makes it special. Beautiful, tranquil location for walking in the sensational scenery of HK. It's hilly so be prepared if you're not an experienced walker,...More
There are 8 sites that comprise the Hong Kong Geopark. They are:
Ung Kong Group
Norht and South coasts of Tolo Channel
Tung Pin Chau
All are accessible with differing degrees of difficulty and determination....More
Very first time to eyewitness such a unique and phenomenal place in Hong Kong. It's not an easy place to get to, but lucky our accompanying buddies did some good research. For drivers, the nearest public parking is at Peak Tam Chung public car park;...More
As one of the world's international financial centers, Hong Kong is best known for its cosmopolitan and highly efficiency. As a Hong Kong native, the city amazes me for its hidden, beautiful nature in New Territories area, where the former British-Hong Kong government built a...More
Many people mistakenly think Hong Kong is all high rises and shopping - but you'd be wrong. It's worth spending the time to go the geopark and see the various rock natural formations and lovely blue/green waters.
As many have pointed out, if you go...More