Lantau Trail (Section 10) Shui Hau to Old Tung Chung Road
Lantau Trail

Trail Summary

Length
6.5 km
Duration
2 hours
Region
Lantau
Overall Difficulty (2-Star Moderate)

Length (Rating 2-Star)

Duration (Rating 2-Star)

Gradient (Rating 1-Star)

Surface (Rating 1-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (Medium)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 5-Heart)

If you are like any city dwellers who always want a weekend getaway from the concrete jungle, then Section Ten is the place.  Number of bays could be seen, this section, full of holiday-makers at weekends, begins at Shui Hau Village, which was once a large village on Lantau Island.  The village is an ideal place for families to get close to nature – it is home to farms that produce such fruit as lychees and papayas; it has a long mudflat of high biodiversity because of the slow-flowing water from the natural sea bay facing the village.  In particular, when the tide retreats, horseshoe crabs can be spotted and the sky is reflected off the water surface of the mudflat, forming ‘the mirror of the sky’.  The second half of the section features some beautiful beaches in Tong Fuk and Cheung Sha, where a lot of pottery and stoneware were once unearthed.  It is said that the area has been inhabited by people since the Ming Dynasty for its bumper fish harvest.  You can also drop by Tin Hau Temples and Kwan Tai Temples of different sizes along the village and the coast.


Transportation Information

Start Point 
Take public transport to "Shui Hau Village (East)" bus stop.

New Lantao Bus routes - 1, 2, 11 and 23

End Point
Walk southward along Old Tung Chung Road from distance post L113 to South Lantau Road and take bus at "Cheung Sha Bridge" bus stop for leaving.

New Lantao Bus routes - 1, 2, 11 and 23

The transportation information provided in this website is for reference only. Please check the updated transportation information from the websites of Transport Department and relevant transport utilities before setting off.

Hong Kong eTransport web page
https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk/

Route Map

The below map showing the route and the scenic spots along the hiking trail.
For details, please refer to the transportation information above and photos captions text below.

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