Tai Tam Reservoirs

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. 

AttractionsTai 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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Tai Tam Tuk Reservoirpin-png-2424Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoirpin-png-2424Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir1471007774_Red_flagTai Tam (Upper) Reservoirpin-png-2424Quarry GapMount Parker Road
1471009312_map Distance8.5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration2 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 midway supply)

1471007878_Revert Exit / Branchtake the Hong Kong Trail after crossing Tai Tam (Upper) Reservoir which leads to Tai Tam Road.
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 5 [Standard]

To: Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir

TransportRouteGet off atRemarks
Bus No. 14Grand Promenade ⇔ StanleyTai Tam Country Park 
Bus No. 314Island Resort ⇔ StanleyTai Tam Country ParkOnly 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:
TransportRouteGet on at
Bus No. 2AWan Chai North ⇔ Yiu Tung EstateQuarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 2Central (Macau Ferry) ⇔ Grand PromenadeQuarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 77Tin Wan ⇔ Sha Kei WanQuarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 82North Point Ferry Pier ⇔ Island ResortQuarry Bay Street (Sunway Gardens)
Bus No. 102Mei Foo ⇔ Sha Kei WanSunway Gardens
Bus No. 106Wong Tai Sin ⇔ Island ResortSunway Gardens
Bus No. 116Tsz 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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