|Cape D'Aguilar, is a cape in
the south of Shek O and D'Aguilar Peak on southeastern Hong
Kong Island, Hong Kong. Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve
(Chinese: 鶴咀海岸保護區 ) designated in July 1996, is the only
Marine Reserve in Hong Kong. Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve
is managed by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation
Department (AFCD) .
MTR Shau Kei Wan -> Bus No. 9 ->
Hok Tsui Road
|Take Bus No. 9 at the bus terminus
at Exit A of MTR Shau Kei Wan Station.
|Get off at Hok Tsui Road.
|Walk along Hok Tsui Road.
|On the other side is the Stanley
Peninsula, with pleasant scenery.
|Hok Tsui Road is also a vehicular
road, so pay more attention.
|On the way through Nga Choy Hang
Tsuen, the mailbox in Nga Choy Hang Tsuen is very
|Hok Tsui Tsuen is one of the oldest
villages in Hong Kong. There are the ruins of the school of
Hok Tsui Tsuen and the Grade II historic building completed
in the 19th century- Watchtower in Hok Tsui Tsuen.
|The Hok Tsui Tsuen School was built
in 1967 and is now abandoned.
|Hok Tsui Tsuen has a history of
more than two hundred years, and all the people‘s last name
in the village are Zhu. There is a century-old building in
the village, Watchtower in Hok Tsui Tsuen, is located
opposite the school in Hok Tsui Tsuen. It was built in the
1920s, the whole is made of granite. It is about 4 meters
wide and 9 meters high. There are gun holes in Watchtower.
It is used to store valuable belongings of the villagers and
even hide themselves against the enemy.
|After returning to Hok Tsui Road,
you can see the coast far away.
|Arrive at the transmission station
of the telecommunications company, because this is a private
place, you can not enter the transmission station, but you
can crossed by the side road.
In addition to
choosing to walk to here, you can also choose to take a taxi
to here, and then walk to the Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve.
|This was originally a green space,
but it was the only pedestrian road leading to the Cape
D'Aguilar Marine Reserve, so the plants withered.
|When you come to this intersection,
go to the Cape D'Aguilar Lighthouse on the left and the Cape
D'Aguilar Marine Reserve on the right.
|This time we visited the lighthouse
first. Put into service on 16 April 1875, Cape D'Aguilar
Lighthouse is the oldest surviving lighthouse in Hong Kong.
|Standing 9.7 metres tall, the
lighthouse structure is a round granite tower. Both the
tower base and the arched doorway are built of rustic stone
blocks, while the iron door is crowned with a geometric
decoration. Cape D’Aguilar Lighthouse was declared a
monument in 2005.
|Come to the Cape D'Aguilar Marine
Reserve, go to the coast later. Now continue walking
straight, pay attention to the left, you can see a hole.
|This is Thunder Cave. Thunder Cave
is a sea-eroded cave. The turbulent waves rushed into the
narrow cave, making loud noises like thunder, and the
momentum is extraordinary.
|After leaving Thunder Cave, go to
the coast, here is a rocky beach.
|Kau Pei Chau (狗脾洲 ) in front.
|A specimen of a baleen whale
stranded in Victoria Harbour in 1955.
|The crab hole. It looks like a
long-legged crab sitting on a rocky beach.
|Crab Cave is a popular photo
spot in Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve.
|This place is called "The End of
the World" and it is also one of the popular photo spots.
The Marine Reserve is set up for
the purpose of conservation of marine resources, scientific
studies and education for the appreciation of our precious
marine resources. Citizens are not encouraged to go visit
the Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve. Thus, there are no public
sanitary facilities including litter bins and toilets in the
Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve. But the scenery in Cape
D'Aguilar Marine Reserve is beautiful. Rather than
discourage going there, it is better to add more
instructions to remind visitors to take care of the
the tour, return to the bus stop No. 9. The journey takes
about 3 hours.
Part of the information is referenced from the Internet