(1) Important Notice - Hong Kong Geopark 10th Anniversary Website.   (2) New launch of Kat O Heritage Trail

 

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Discover and Experience

Most of the geosites are near the city, offering quick and easy access to pleasurable outdoor experiences.

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High Island
Sharp Island
Ap Chau and Kat O
Ung Kong & Ninepin Group

Tung Ping Chau
Kau Sai Chau
Lai Chi Wo
Tai Long Wan

Bride's Pool
Ma Shi Chau
Yim Tin Tsai
Lai Chi Chong

Visitor Centres
Safety Codes
R2G Tours
Geopark Hotel

 


 

 

 

Youtube channel

 

 

 

  Getting to Know Hong Kong Geopark

 

Located in the eastern part of Hong Kong, Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark showcases world-class geoheriatge, diverse ecological and cultural landscapes. Conservation of natural and cultural heritage, popularisation of earth science and promotion of local sustainable development are the 3 main goals of Hong Kong Geopark.

 

 

 

 

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What are UNESCO Global Geoparks?

 

UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development. Their bottom-up approach of combining conservation with sustainable development while involving local communities is becoming increasingly popular.

 

United Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNESCO Global Geoparks
Global Geoparks Network

European Geoparks Network
Asia Pacific Geoparks Network
China Geoparks Network
Sustainable Development Goals

 

 

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Education - Science Popularisation

 

Hong Kong Geopark never stops organising educational and science popularisation activities to promote the concept of geopark and earth sciences and to underscore the importance of nature and cultural heritage conservation.

 

School Visit
School Visit
Field Trip
Field Trip
Student Exchange
Student Exchange

 

 

Highlights

Some of the major attractions of Hong Kong Geopark that are on the priority list of most visitors.

 

Sharp Island

High Island

Offers splendid scenery and is the most convenient site to appreciate the hexagonal rock columns up-close.

       

Kat O

Kat O

Kat O is a traditional fishing village with a rich culture and history. Its Chinese name means "lucky harbour".

       

Lai Chi Wo

Lai Chi Wo

Lai Chi Wo is one of the oldest, biggest and best-preserved rural settlements in the northeast New Territories of Hong Kong.

       

Sharp Island

Sharp Island

Sharp Island is where you can enjoy a walk on a tombolo and trace the remnants of the edge of an ancient volcano.

       

Ap Chau

Ap Chau

Resembles a duck lying on the sea, it has a sea arch that visitors can get near to observe and touch.

       

Tung Ping Chau

Tung Ping Chau

Tung Ping Chau sometimes being called the "thousand layers cake" island, showcases a range of colourful sedimentary rock strata.

 

 

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Last Review Date : 27 October 2021