Tai Long Sai Wan - Best Campsite / 3rd Best Beach in Hong Kong

Tai Long Wan, Sai Kung – Beach

Beach Paradise in Hong Kong

While Tai Long Wan may take little leg work to get here, this secluded spot in the east coast of the Sai Kung Peninsula boasts crystal clear water and a beautiful strip of sand, providing tourists and local people a paradise to escape the hustle and bustle of city life in Hong Kong. Tai Long Wan is formed by four amazing beaches – Sai Wan, Ham Tin, Tai Wan and Tung Wan, of which Sai Wan and Ham Tin are more popular with restaurants providing food, beer and room / tent rental services while Tai Wan and Tung Wan are more remote without any man-made facilities around that attract surfers and camping lovers. Tai Long Wan beaches are connected to one another and can be accessed by a bus ride and a-1.5-hour-hike from Sai Kung Town.

Facilities: Restaurants, room rental, surf board rental, camping equipment, changing rooms

How to get there:

  • Take the MTR to Choi Hung (green line), get out at Exit C and get the 1A Green Minibus to Sai Kung (40 mins)
  • Take Minibus 29R or a taxi from Sai Kung town (outside McDonalds) and alight at the Sai Wan Pavilion terminal (30 mins)
  • Follow the signposts and paths directed to Sai Wan (40 mins)
  • Follow the beach path to reach the next three beaches: Sai Wan to Ham Tin (40 mins), Ham Tin to Tai Wan (15 mins); Tai Wan to Tung Wan (40 mins)

Exit:

  • You can follow the same way back; or for those lazy ones like me:
  • Ask the restaurant owners to order a boat at Sai Wan or Ham Tin back to either Wong Shek Pier ($80 per head, 20 mins) or Sai Kung Town directly ($100-120 per head, 30 mins)
  • From Wong Shek Pier, you can take bus no. 94 back to Sai Kung Town (30mins)

While Tai Long Wan may take little leg work to get here, this secluded spot in the east coast of the Sai Kung Peninsula boasts crystal clear water and a beautiful strip of sand, providing tourists and local people a paradise to escape the hustle and bustle of city life in Hong Kong. Tai Long Wan is formed by four amazing beaches – Sai Wan, Ham Tin, Tai Wan and Tung Wan, of which Sai Wan and Ham Tin are more popular with restaurants providing food, beer and room / tent rental services while Tai Wan and Tung Wan are more remote without any man-made facilities around that attract surfers and camping lovers. Tai Long Wan beaches are connected to one another and can be accessed by a bus ride and a-1.5-hour-hike from Sai Kung Town.

How to get there:

Take Minibus 29R or a taxi from Sai Kung town (outside McDonalds) and alight at the Sai Wan Pavilion terminal (30 mins)

Follow the signposts and paths directed to Sai Wan (40 mins)

Follow the beach path to reach the next three beaches: Sai Wan to Ham Tin (40 mins), Ham Tin to Tai Wan (15 mins); Tai Wan to Tung Wan (40 mins)

Exit:

You can follow the same way back; or for those lazy ones like me:

Ask the restaurant owners to order a boat at Sai Wan or Ham Tin back to either Wong Shek Pier ($80 per head, 20 mins) or Sai Kung Town directly ($100-120 per head, 30 mins)

From Wong Shek Pier, you can take bus no. 94 back to Sai Kung Town (30mins)

Facilities: Restaurants, room rental, surf board rental, camping equipment, changing rooms

6 Comments

  1. Melissa Bertolino
    • 11/05/2012 at 10:00

    Hey, thanks, so much for the straight forward information. It really saves me a lot of time!! I’ve made one trip to Tai Long Wan beaches.
    Sai Kung county Park was such a mystery to me, but now I’m inspired to explore more!! I’m even going to camp over!

    • achan
      • 13/05/2012 at 15:17

      Thanks so much for the nice comment! Glad it is helpful!! Have fun camping!

    • 19/06/2012 at 13:43

    Hello

    Thanks for the great info! Would you know if I can get the speed boat from Sai kung town to Sai wan/Ham tin? Also do you know of a Hotel close to Sai kung town or if there is one near Sai wan/Ham tin beach?

    Thanks in advance.

      • 19/06/2012 at 14:31

      We'll meet you there!

    • Katherine Leung
      • 19/06/2012 at 15:14

      I doubt it, camping, might be.

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