The next point of interest along the cycle track is the
You’ll spot another landmark as you head west: an enormous white statue of Kwun Yam, or Guanyin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. Built in 2015, this is the second-tallest statue of the deity in the world, and at 76 metres, it is more than twice as tall as the famous Big Buddha on Lantau Island.
Just past the barbecue area is Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre, where you can rent canoes, sailboats and windsurfing boards for as little as HK$14 per hour. A small hill nearby takes you to Tai Mei Tuk Family Walk, an easy path that rewards you with views over the surrounding mountains and water.
Beyond that, you have a choice. You can continue beyond Tai Mei Tuk into Plover Cove Country Park, where you’ll find Bride’s Pool Waterfall — named for a bride who drowned after the men carrying her sedan chair slipped on a rock. Despite the morbid history, it’s actually quite a romantic place.
Or you can make your way to Plover Cove Dam. It’s one of the most beguiling spots in the district, especially as the sun slips behind the mountains across the harbour a perfect end to a playful day.
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