Sai Kung Day Tour
|Sai Kung Town or simply Sai
Kung is a town on Sai Kung Peninsula, facing Sai Kung Hoi
(Inner Port Shelter),
part of Sai Kung District in the
New Territories, Hong Kong. Sai Kung is the central hub of
villages, Therefore, there are
many restaurants and shops, m any people come here on
You can take the MTR to Diamond
Hill Station and transfer to bus No. 92, from the Departure
statio n to the Terminal . The picture below shows the Sai
Kung Bus Terminal
|Sai Kung Waterfront Park is next to
the bus stop.
|One corner of the park is Volcano
|There is no volcanic disaster in
Hong Kong today, which is a blessed place. However, the
situation was completely differ ent 140 million years ago,
when an extremely violent volcanic eruption actually
occurred here. One of the purposes of the establishment of
the Volcano Discovery Hall is to allow citizens and tourists
to better understand this geological history. There are some
volcanic rocks here.
|A huge amount of volcanic ash and
lava spewed forth during a series of violent volcanic
eruptions, forming the spectacular hexagonal volcanic rock
columns. Compared with other places in the world, the
hexagonal volcanic rock pill ars in Sai Kung, Hong Kong
cover a wider area and are larger in volume.
After coming out of the Volcano Discovery Hall, go straight
through the waterfront park and arrive at Sai Kung Pier.
There are many boat owners near the pier offering island
tours, star ting from the Sai Kung pier to the nearby
islands. You can wait until you finish visiting downtown Sai
Kung and then go there after lunch.
|This is the unique way of selling
seafood in Sai Kung. The customers are on the shore and the
shop is on the boat.
|There is also a famous seafood
street near Sai Kung Pier, which is full of seafood shops.
You can face the sea and taste seafood delicacies.
|On Man Nin Street in Sai Kung,
there are also many murals.
|This Tin Hau Temple is said to have
a history of more th an one hundred years and now is listed
as a Grade II historical building.
|After lunch, you can go back to the
pier to see the itinerary of today's boatman, compare and
choose your favorite itinerary, most of the price is
|Today we choose to go to Sharp
Island there is a mysterious trail there.
|It takes about 20 minutes to reach
|From a distance, you can see a road
between the island and the island.
This is the mysterious trail , c alled Tombolo. When the
tide is high, the seawater will submerge theTombolo. You
must refe r to the tide forecast of the Observatory before
setting out to predict the tide time. Otherwise it is
possible that when you arrive, you will find that the
Tombolo is missing.
|“Pineapple Bun Quartz Monzonite.
Weathering causes miner als in t he oyter layers of the
rocks to expand or contract , results in the outer layer of
the rocks peeling off like the layers of an oni on. The
quartz monzonite resembles the surface of a pineapple bun
due to exfoliation.
|Sharp Island is part of Ho ng Kong
UNESCO Global Geopark.
|Climb over this small hill to the
|Unfortunately, the high tide time
has come, and the road to the lighthouse has been submerged
by sea water, so I can only take a picture from a distance.
|On the return journey, part of
Tombolo was submerged by the sea.
|You can continue to explore
the island, or return to the pier to wait for the boat to
return to Sai Kung.
information come from the Internet.