Tung Ping Chau Campsite
|Tung Ping Chau Campsite
|Tung Ping Chau (Kang Lau Shek), Plover Cove Extension Country Park
|Easy; for beginners
|Crescent shaped Ping Chau is the most eastern island in the territory. The campsite is next to the Kang Lau Shek, a spectacular stack overlooking the sea. Apart from the multitude of shrub, the site is also surrounded by various beach-type vegetations and birds. There is also a huge wave-cut platform adjacent to the campsite. You can lie on the ground to watch moon-light or sunrise.
|Barbeque pits, benches and tables, drains, clotheslines and pavilions.
|Dry toilet pits
|Source of water:
|Stream water (seasonal supply)
Kang Lau Shek - It is one of the landmarks on the island characterized by two sea stacks stand on a wave-cut platform. "Kang Lau means watch tower and this reveals the shape of the rock features.
Lung Lok Shui - Situated at middle-west coast of the island, it is a bed of dolomitic cherty siltstone and descends slowly southeast to meet the sea. This resembles a dragon's back wriggling into the seas. Since the composition of this siltstone is mainly silicon, it is hard and resistant to erosion.
|Ping Chau Country Trail
|How to get there:
Board on a Tsui Wah ferry at Ma Liu Shui Pier and disembark at Wong Ye Kok Pier at Tung Ping Chau. Walk towards Sha Tau Tsuen for about 20 minutes.
|The campsites are categorized into 3 size classes with reference to the number of potential tent space which is estimated based on the approximate size of a 4-person tent and the required cooking space and access pathway for campers. This is for reference only.
Campsite category: Small / Medium / Large
Small: for category with less than 20 tent spaces.
Medium: for category with 20 – 50 tent spaces.
Large: for category with more than 50 tent spaces.
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