Who doesn’t like to camp beneath the stars? Follow this camping guide and explore all the secret spots in Tap Mun.
Fancy a break from the hustle and bustle? You could take a time off to explore these scenic nature parks in Hong Kong, visit the secret fishing village Lei Yue Mun or the Hakka Village through Wu Kau Tang Country Trail. In the northeastern part of Hong Kong, Tap Mun is dubbed as one of best camping destinations in Hong Kong and we’ll show you why it’s a wonderful location for camping, picnics and nature walks.
Camping in Tap Mun
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Posted by Honeycombers Hong Kong on Tuesday, November 14, 2017
It’s probably going to take you an hour and a half to two hours to get to Tap Mun, but it’s definitely worth it. Starting off at Sai Kung Pier, hop onto bus No. 94 to arrive at Wong Shek Pier, where you could then opt for either the public ferry or the motorboat to get to Tap Mun Pier.
The motorboat has won the popular vote as it sends you to Tap Mun in a jiffy for just $20 per person, whereas the public ferry has a comparatively longer waiting time.
Have a fun picnic or get adventurous
There’s lots to do and see in Tap Mun other than just camping. Not only is it one of the few camping locations where you’re blessed with a panoramic sea view – perfect for a picnic lunch – there is also a lot of gorgeous scenery for you to photograph, such as the adorable yet spectacular Balanced Rock.
If you’re an animal lover, you’ll be happy to see all the native cows walking around the fields. And on the other side of the island, there’s the New Fishermen’s Village where you can experience serenity and walk through nature for a nice reset too.
Hunt down tasty local food in Tap Mun
Tap Mun is packed with a number of seafood restaurants. While you’re searching for them, have a nice walk through the beautiful mini woodlands and get in touch with nature.
Some of their most popular dishes are the sea urchin fried rice, handmade milk tea and douhua (we are fans of Xin Hui He 新惠和). If you aren’t one of the advanced campers who instinctively carry an outdoor cooking kit with them, these restaurants have got you covered.
Camping beneath the stars
How often do you get to stare at the stars – and actually see them, shining brightly individually – in Hong Kong? When the night falls in Tap Mun, you’re instantly welcomed by a sky full of stars, and it’s undoubtedly one of the loveliest moments you could possibly share with your loved ones and friends.
And – after all that star gazing – don’t forget to wake up early to catch the sunrise!