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Ma Shi Chau Special Area

Sam Mun Tsai Road, Hong Kong, China
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Great place for locals

There're two ways to get to Ma Shi Chau. You can either walk from Sam Mun Tsai or take a boat... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Tony C
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Break from the tours and hire a fishing boat here

I will admit, had it not been for Mandy from The Hong Kong Getaway Tour I would have never seen... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Janesville, Wisconsin
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28 Oct 2016
“Great place for locals”
16 Oct 2016
“Break from the tours and hire a fishing boat here”
Sam Mun Tsai Road, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

There're two ways to get to Ma Shi Chau. You can either walk from Sam Mun Tsai or take a boat offered by local fishermen at the Sam Mun Tsai pier. If you choose to walk, take note that you'll pass through miles of gravesite...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I will admit, had it not been for Mandy from The Hong Kong Getaway Tour I would have never seen this beautiful gem outside of Hong Kong. Getting here or even knowing about it is half the challenge for visitors such as myself. Once Mandy...More

Thank goose3nbc
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The old village at Sam Mun Tsai was wonderful with lots culture! Got a glimpse of the life in traditional fishing village and can walk to the geographic site in just 10-15 min. Sunset view was simply unforgettable!

Thank Vivian L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Part of Hong Kong Geopark, this not only nature preservation area but also a geoheritage of local culture. A fisherman Village, Chinese cemetery, and beach in several gulf setting area. It prepared by British Government when they relocate the fisherman to this area. Nothing special...More

Thank 123hazet
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Take a hike to Ma Shi Chau, accessible through a sandbank adjoining Sam Mun Tsai. It's nohing spectacular but good for a day's outing if you have nothing much to do. Easy to get to, a bit of walking but not too difficult. DIRECTIONS: Take...More

Thank FleetinGlimpses
Reviewed 29 April 2016

No large scale and spectacular landform on the island as compared with other areas of Geopark in Hong Kong. However, the walking trail which requires not much energy suits all ages. Scenery along the coastline is still nice. Transport to the area is quite convenient.

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 30 September 2013

As I have been to many protected park over the world, I have a huge experience, and I can tell Ma Shi Chau is one of the worse, ever. When you arrived, you are passing by a grave yard, which is fine, but there is...More

1  Thank Samuel B
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