Opening the Door to Nature

Hong Kong is surrounded by the sea, and between the blue sky and the ocean, there are many hidden gems of gorgeous greenery. Wu remembers when he decided to stay in Hong Kong to develop his career, he had to learn Cantonese and adapt to the lifestyle here. The power of nature helped him face up to all the challenges.

Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark

Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark

The park includes the Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region and the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region. There are altogether eight scenic areas showcasing the various distinctive and beautiful landforms and the rich geological resources of Hong Kong.

Tung Ping Chau

Tung Ping Chau

Here the sedimentary rocks with marine abrasion landforms look very much like the washboards found in every household of old Hong Kong.

How to get there:

From MTR University Station Exit B, take a taxi to Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier and board a ferry (operates only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays).

Wong Chuk Kok Tsui

Wong Chuk Kok Tsui

Located in the northeast of the New Territories, this unique rock nicknamed 'Devil's Fist' is not scary at all but is in fact very popular. You can view the Wong Chuk Kok Tsui landscape on the ferry ride for Lai Chi Wo.

How to get there:

From MTR University Station Exit B, take a taxi to Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier and board a ferry to Lai Chi Wo (operates only on Sundays and public holidays).

High Island Reservoir East Dam

High Island Reservoir East Dam

You will be amazed by the power of nature when you see the rare acidic polygonal volcanic rock columns and sea caves here.

How to get there:

Take a taxi from Sai Kung Town to High Island Reservoir East Dam. The ride takes about 30 minutes.

MacLehose Trail

MacLehose Trail

Chosen by National Geographic as one of the 'World's Best Hikes: 20 Dream Trails' in 2016, MacLehose Trail boasts striking natural beauty, surprising ecological diversity and stunning coastal scenery.