Tai Tam Reservoirs

Safety Risk 15%
Sunburn 25%





Tai Tam Reservoirs is located at southern area in Hong Kong Island, the reservoirs consist of Tai Tam Upper Reservoir, Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir, Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoir and Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir. The Tai Tam Waterworks Heritage Trail is a heritage trail that comprises 21 waterworks structures with historical value near the Tai Tam group of reservoirs. 
Attractions Tai Tam Reservoir Main Dam, Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir, Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoir, Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir, etc.
Activities [Outing]、[Hiking]、[Barbecue]、[Historical Relic Sightseeing]
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Other Routes
Starting Pt. 25 min 30 min 10 min 45 min 50 min
Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir pin-png-2424Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoir pin-png-2424Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir 1471007774_Red_flagTai Tam (Upper) Reservoir pin-png-2424Quarry Gap Mount Parker Road
1471009312_map Distance 8.5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 2 hr 40 min
1471007737_Food Supply
  • drink vending machine at the entrance of Tai Tam Country Park
  • restaurants in East Pavilion at Quarry Bay
(No mid-way supply)
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch take the Hong Kong Trail after crossing Tai Tam (Upper) Reservoir which leads to Tai Tam Road.
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 5 [Standard]

To: Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir

Transport Route Get off at Remarks
Bus No. 14 Grand Promenade ⇔ Stanley Tai Tam Country Park
Bus No. 314 Island Resort ⇔ Stanley Tai Tam Country Park Only available on Sunday and Public Holidays in swimming season
From: Quarry Bay (Mount Parker Road)
  • take 5 minutes to Quarry Bay MTR station from Mount Parker Road.
  • other transportation to Quarry Bay:
Transport Route Get on at
Bus No. 2A Wan Chai North ⇔ Yiu Tung Estate Quarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 2 Central (Macau Ferry) ⇔ Grand Promenade Quarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 77 Tin Wan ⇔ Sha Kei Wan Quarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 82 North Point Ferry Pier ⇔ Island Resort Quarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 102 Mei Foo ⇔ Sha Kei Wan Sunway Gardens
Bus No. 106 Wong Tai Sin ⇔ Island Resort Sunway Gardens
Bus No. 116 Tsz Wan Shan ⇔ Quarry Bay (Yau Man Street) Sunway Gardens
The historic waterworks structures within the group of Tai Tam Reservoirs have been declared monuments under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance (Cap. 53). No graffiti and climbing on the monuments which may cause damages.
If you wish to go to Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir Dam and Tai Tam Harbour, please visit【Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir】for more information.
Total distance: 8.25 km
Max elevation: 352 m
Min elevation: 43 m
Total climbing: 378 m
Total descent: -392 m
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