Po Pin Chau


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Po Pin Chau is a stack island outside East Dam of High Island Reservoir. It was one part of Fa Shan, but years of wave impact and erosion separated them. The most spectacular view of Po Pin Chau is hexagonal column, an array of these columns and the shape of Po Pin Chau are looked like a giant pipe organ.
Attraction Concubine pond, The heart of Hong Kong, Kim Chu Wan
Activity [Hiking]、[Geo Walking]
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Starting Pt. 45 mins. 10 mins. 30 mins. 60 mins. 30 mins.
green-mapHigh Island East Dam red-specialmapPo Pin Chau imagefiles_location_pin_sphere_purpleKim Chu Wan pin-blueKwun Tung Au pin-blueTsat Chung rolling-pebble beach red-mapPak Lap Wan
1471009312_map Distance 4 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 3 hrs
1471007737_Food Supply None before reaching Pak Lap Wan Store
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch After visiting Po Pin Chau, return to High Island Road via original route
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 7 [Advanced]
1471007900_Hint Comments Not very long distance for the whole route, but there are still many splendid views. However, the roads are unclear especially in rolling-pebble beach. Please pay special attention to the route directions.
To High Island East Dam
  • By shuttle bus to Sai Kung Town (Ticket booking is required, please click here for details
  • By taxi to Sai Kung Town (telephone booking is usually required)

From Pak Lap Wan

  • Telephone book taxi at Pak Lap Wan store (no mobile phone signal), then walk about 15 minutes to Man Yee Road to get on the taxi
  • The trails to Po Pin Chau are not clear, and are near to the cliff;
  • The trails to Tsat Chung Rolling Pebble-Beach are not clear, it is not recommended to hike alone there;
  • The whole routes are mostly not tree-shaded, it is recommended to bring along with enough water and food;
  • No mobile phone signal is available in Pak Lap Wan.

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