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Sham Tseng & Tuen Mun

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Sham Tseng situated near the urban area is a good spot for leisure and sightseeing, where lots of locals and foreign visitors like to go for the famous roasted goose.  Apart from that, in recent years restaurants of various styles are opened in Sham Tseng, giving the place the name of ‘Sham Tseng Food Court’.  Following the completion of Ting Kau Bridge and Tsing Ma Bridge, visitors would go to Sham Tseng for enjoying delicious food and at the same time for the beautiful scenery of Tsing Ma Bridge and Ma Wan area, which are more elegant at night.  This route will start from Sham Tseng to the shopping mall around Tuen Mun town centre, and visit the Reptile House at Tuen Mun Park.

(Last updated: 29/5/2013)

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Origin <- > Destination

Alighting stop

KMB

52X

Mong Kok (Park Avenue) <- > Tuen Mun Central Bus Terminus 

Sham Tseng Village, Hong Kong Gold Coast

MTR Bus

K51

Tai Lam <- >  Fu Tai Estate, Tuen Mun

LR Town Centre stop

*all buses above with low floor buses services

KMB Hotline: 2745-4466

Sham Tseng

After alighting at Sham Tseng Village, road surface along the way are level, and crossings are with dropped kerbs and warning bricks for the convenience of wheelchair users to cross the food stalls and shops at both sides of the Sham Tseng Section of Castle Peak Road.  Going along Castle Peak Road towards Tuen Mun will pass by a series of shops follow by a ramp entrance which lead to the Old Ma Wan Pier, the best location to enjoy the scenery of Tsing Ma Bridge.  Having toured the Sham Tseng area, visitors may take Bus 52X at Bellagio Mall, Sham Tseng village, or Ma Wan Pier, with sectional fare of $6.80, to the next scenery spot, the Tsuen Mun Hong Kong Gold Coast. 

 

Short comment: Near the ferry pier is a beach and a barbecue site, but road leading to these spots are with uneven surface which make it difficult for wheelchair users to enter.  Other than that, most of the restaurants in Sham Tseng area only have standard washrooms, wheelchair users may use the accessibele toilet inside the Bellagio Mall.  The Mall located besides the Plant of Garden Bakery is having supermarket, Chinese restaurant and other shops, with the disabled washroom on the 1st floor where wheelchair users can reach by lift.

 

Accessible Toilet Accessible Toilet Provided

The Hong Kong Gold Coast

The Hong Kong Gold Coast is mainly divided into the Hong Kong Gold Coast Shopping Mall and the Golden Beach.  Visitors may alight at ‘So Kwun Wat Stop’ if going to Gold Coast Shopping Mall, or alight at ‘Hong Kong Gold Coast Stop’ if going to Golden Beach and Dolphin Plaza. 

 

After alighting the bus, go along the pedestrian pavement can reach the main entrance of the Hong Kong Gold Coast Shopping Mall.  Wheelchair users may take the walkway on the left to go around the gate of the parking lot, and cross from the down sloping area to the opposite side to enter the shopping mall.  The shopping mall is in balcony design with wide passages, while restaurants are mostly having alfresco seats which enable wheelchair users to enter at ease.  The Hong Kong Gold Coast Shopping Mall is a two-storey high structure, with lift besides the Welcome Supermarket.  On the second floor is a barbecue restaurant where visitors can enjoy their meal and the scenery of the yacht club and the hotel area at the same time.  However, the disabled washroom is only located on the first floor. 

 

Visitors going to the Golden Beach and the Dolphin Plaza may alight at Hong Kong Gold Coast Stop, wheelchair users may then proceed towards entrance of Golden Beach and the Waterfront Promenade leading to the Dolphin Plaza.  However, wheelchair users have to pay attention that the section of road ahead of the main entrance is a bit steep, and there will be vehicles entering and leaving.   

 

Short comment:  There is a disabled washroom located in the middle section of the Waterfront Promenade; while the way to the Dolphin Plaza is rather far away, visitors should proceed according to their own strength. 

 

Accessible Toilet Accessible Toilet Provided

Tuen Mun Town Centre

The last stop of this route is Tuen Mun town centre, which could be reached by taking MTR Bus K51 at the alighting stop at Hong Kong Gold Coast.  Tuen Mun town centre is the major center of public facilities, shopping malls and transportation of the district.  The main shopping area includes seven interlinking shopping centre namely Tuen Mun Town Plaza Phase One and Phase two,Tuen Mun Trend Plaza, Waldorf Garden, New Town Mansion, Kam Wah Garden, and ParkLane Plaza, which are the most bustling area in Tuen Mun. Tuen Mun Town Plaza has several footbridges linking nearby shopping arcades such as Tuen Mun Trend Plaza and Waldorf Shopping Mall.  However, visitors should take note that certain shopping malls are without passenger lifts reaching each level, which require the taking of cargo lifts with the security staff leading the way. 

 

Short comment:  Tuen Mun Town Plaza is a shopping mall with relatively adequate facilities such as lifts reaching each level and washroom for the disabled.  Access route within the Plaza are wide and wheelchair users are able to enter the department store and various shops and restaurants, which make the Plaza a good place for shopping and for leisure.

 

Accessible Toilet Accessible Toilet Provided

Tuen Mun Park

Visitors may approach Tuen Mun Park by the footbridge linking Tuen Mun Trend Plaza with the Park, which road surface along the way are leveled for wheelchair users to reach at ease.  Most passages inside the park are with ramp, while some are quite steep which wheelchair users should pay attention. Tuen Mun Park covering a total area of about 12.5 hectares is the first major park in New Territories providing a wide range of recreational facilities such as man-made cascade, model boat pool, amphitheatre, roller–skating rink, children’s playground, and multi-game area, which make the park an ideal recreational and leisure spot.  Inside the Park are disabled washroom and lots of seats for resting purpose.  There are a number of characteristic exhibition zones, like the Reptile House recommended to wheelchair users for visiting this time. 

 

Reptile House

Wheelchair users may enter and leave through the main entrance.  Inside the House is not any stairs or steps, while the exhibition boxes are at a suitable level for wheelchair users to view the exhibits. The Reptile House located near the man-made cascade opens daily from 9:00am to 6:00pm, with facilities include indoor terraria and courtyard terrarium displaying various species of reptiles.

 

Accessible Toilet Accessible Toilet Provided

Transportation - leaving from Tuen Mun Park

Visitors leaving from Tuen Mun Park may exit at the North entrance towards MTR Tuen Mun Station.  Visitors may also go way back to Tuen Mun Central Bus Terminus opposite Tuen Mun Trend Plaza to leave by bus. 

 

Buses passing through Tsuen Mun Town Centre:

52X 、60M、 60X、 61X、 259D、 263、 961、 E33、62X

 

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