• Outdoor Activities

High Island Reservoir- Playing from the Ground to The Space

August 29, 2021

Name: High Island Reservoir 萬宜水庫
Category: Outdoor Activities
Address: High Island Reservoir, Sai Kung (google map pin here)
Opening Hours:
MON 00:00 – 23:59
TUE 00:00 – 23:59
WED 00:00 – 23:59
THUR 00:00 – 23:59
FRI 00:00 – 23:59
SAT 00:00 – 23:59
SUN 00:00 – 23:59
Recommended Time to Visit: 10am / 3pm

High Island Reservoir is supposed to be a well-known place that people often associate it with hiking. Instead, there’re some alternative outdoor activities worth going. From watersport, to land and to space, all of which are suitable for whole families!

The biggest reservoir ever!

When the population density hits top four of the world, water resource is of importance to the city. High Island Reservoir, built in 70’s and cost more than 135 million HKD, has been containing the greatest amount of water. Not to mention its values of water supply, it obsesses the visitors with its gorgeous natural treasure. 

Let’s go for watersports

Taking advantage of the artificial lagoon that is built next to the reservoir, Chong Hing Water Sports Centre provides miscellaneous fun stuff. Different types of kayaks, sailing dinghies and windsurfing boards to rent, while colour boats, sampans and pedal-driven boats are also popular choices.  

Hong Kong Space Museum Astropark

As the name implies, it’s an astronomy-themed park that possesses with stargazing equipment and simultaneously showcases various astronomical instruments. Though it’s small, it provides a couples of zones for different usage, for instance, education, naked-eye observation and telescopic observation. The park is open for 24/7 without any previous booking. 

East Dam is also a site worth a visit. To check out more information, please go on to read another article. (Link)

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Eric Wong

A HONGKONGER named Eric, is a writer and traveler, but simultaneously the clairvoyant in the city discovering its beauty people barely know.