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Pak Tam Chung

Pak Tam Chung

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Pak Tam Chung situated inside Sai Kung West Country Park is having a beautiful scenery.  Nearby are Tree Walk, Nature Trail, Family Trail and barbecue sites, which make it a good outing place for the whole family.  In the old days, Pak Tam Chung has a few villages, most of which now become abandoned following the development of the urban area, while retaining monument such as Sheung Yiu Village.

(Last updated: 6/8/2018)

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Traffic

Bus route

Origin  Destination

Alighting stop

KMB

94

SAI KUNG B/T

Pak Tam Chung

96R (Sunday and public holidays)

Diamond Hill B/T

 

Wheelchair users taking Bus 94 alighting at Pak Tam Chung has to notify the driver when boarding.  This is due to the Pak Tam Chung Stop towards Pak Tam Chung direction is without dropped kerb that one may require the driver to stop at position a bit ahead or at the stop near the Visitors Centre towards Sai Kung direction.

Pak Tam Chung Picnic Area

Visitors after alighting would see the Visitors Centre on the left of the stop, where the disabled washroom is located at its side.  Go along the right of the stop and pass through the gate of the restricted area would reach Pak Tam Chung Picnic Area.  Inside the Picnic Area are several tens of barbecue pits of various designs convenient for wheelchair users to barbecue, and with several disabled washrooms at its side.  Visitors can experience the nature and enjoy the fun of barbecuing at the same time. 

 

Short comment: Facilities at the site are comprehensive and suitable for wheelchair users of different needs.  However, slits between stones on most stone path access make it easy to tilt or obstruct the wheelchair to proceed.


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Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail

Go along the left access route of the entrance of the PicnicArea, till pass the Fuk Hing Bridge on the right will arrive at Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail.  The Trail is built along the river shore, pass through the Mangrove, walking goby fish and fiddler crabs could often be seen on the mudflat.  On the way would pass a limekiln that villagers used in baking lime in the old days, which kiln is gazetted as monument together with Sheung Yiu Village, the end of the Trail, which is now the Sheung Yiu Folk Museum.  There are a flight of steps in front of the Museum which wheelchair users cannot enter. 

 

Short comment: At the left access route of the entrance of the Disable Park is a small step which wheelchair users should be careful.  Also, some slopes in the Nature Trail are quite steep that require extra attention. 

1. Sai Kung Country Park Visitor Centre

Sai Kung Country Park Visitor Centre has exhibitions introducing recreation and scenic areas of the two country parks, ,and ecological and geological interest in the area.  

 

Opening Hours:  Monday, Wednesday to Sunday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

                         (Closed on every Tuesday, and the first two days of the Lunar New Year)

Enquiry:  2792 7365

Website:  www.afcd.gov.hk/tc_chi/country/cou_lea/cou_lea_ven/saikung.html

Address: Tai Mong Tsai Road

2. Sheung Yiu Folk Museum

Sheung Yiu Folk Museum exhibits village and dwellings, displaying various farm implements and everyday objects of the time.

Opening Hours
 March to September (Monday, Wednesday to Sunday) 9 am to 6 pm 
October to February (Monday, Wednesday to Sunday) 9 am to 5 pm
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Lunar New Year
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