Walk on 8th May 2016 - D'Aguilar Peninsula

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Location Distance Duration Elevation Difficulty

D'Aguilar Peninsula

About 8.5 km

 

Abt. 4.75 hours

 

Lowest: abt. 0m
Highest: abt. 325m
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* duration excludes travelling time

Brief

Shaukeiwan Bus Terminus (bus no.9 at 10:00am)  > Shek O Beach > D'Aguilar Peak (325m) > Satellite Earth Station > Cape D'Aguilar Attractions (Pill box, Sea caves, Light house, Whale skeleton, Marine Reserve) > Watch Tower in Hok Tsui Village > Cape D'aguilar Road bus stop

Itinerary

This Sunday, May 8, 2016, trampers will have a two boots walk at the southern tip of Hong Kong Island especially for Cape D'Aguilar.  It is located on the Cape D'Aguilar Peninsula close to Shek O and it was designated as Hong Kong's first Marine Reserve by the Hong Kong Government in 1996 and this is managed by the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD)

This hike will involve sea cave exploring, rock climbing and bushwhacking, please make sure you will come with your gloves as well as a torch.

We will meet at 10:00am at the ShauKeiWan Bus Terminus (Bus No. 9) where you could get off from ShauKeiWan MTR Station Exit A.  Sharing bus no. 9 to Shek O to start the walk and we will head up to D’Aguilar Peak at the height of 325m from Shek O Beach.  Passing through the Satellite Station, we will get into Cape D’Aguilar Attractions (details mentioned as above).  We will end the walk after visiting the Watch Tower in Hok Tsui Village and take the bus no. 9 back to ShauKeiWan.

Bushwhacking and good balancing skill will be required.  Please show up in full gears with2 litres of water, lunch, snacks, rain wear, a torch, sun block, gloves and mos-spray(but no cigarette).  If it is raining hard or thunderstorms are threatening, the walk may be cancelled.  If in doubt, call the trampers hotline 8209-0517 in the morning. 

PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER BELOW BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO JOIN THIS WALK.

Disclaimer: - People join this walk and any other walks organized by me at their own risks.  I shall not be held responsible in any way for any injury or death incurred or any loss or damage to personal property caused due to whatever causes including, but not limited to, negligence,neglect, errors of judgement and inadequate orientation skills on my part.  The fact that you show up at the time and place on the day to join the walk is an implication that you have agreed to and accepted unconditionally this disclaimer.    

Mango

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