Islands Near Hong Kong

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Islands Near Hong Kong

Here is the list of 4 Islands Near Hong Kong

1. Lamma Island

Lamma Island
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Tucked 9.2 kilometres away from Central Hong Kong, Lamma Island is the third largest island in Hong Kong. Also known as the 'Y Island' or 'Pok Liu Chau', it highlights the laid-back and rural side of Hong Kong with its coastal scenery, quaint beaches, and walking trails amidst the tropical rain forest slopes with curvy hilly paths.

2. Cheng Chau

Cheng Chau

Cheung Chau or ‘The Dumbell Island’, nicknamed so because of its shape, is one amongst several islands comprising the landscape of Hong Kong. Lying at a distance 10 kilometres southwest of Hong Kong, it is only a ferry’s ride away from the Central ferry pier. Ranging from picturesque beaches to cycle rides and to the delicious seafood, Cheung Chau has everything for a perfect picnic spot.

Distance from Hong Kong: 41 km

3. Peng Chau Island

Peng Chau Island

Situated on the Lantau Island’s north-eastern coast, the small island of Peng Chau is a hidden jewel away from the tourist circuit. This tranquil spot is enriched with ancient temples, relics and a whole lot of positive vibes. A major industrial centre between the 70s and 80s, Peng Chau Island, today, is the perfect destination for a relaxing trip away from the monotony of the daily hustle.

4. Tung Ping Chau

Tung Ping Chau

Tung Ping Chau is a gorgeous sedimentary island covered in shale rocks. This colourful island has been added as a UNESCO certified Hong Kong Global Geopark and is a Museum of Geomorphology in itself. One of the island sides consists of a coastal bench which looks like a downward staircase. Also, home to two temples, Tin Hau and Tam Kung, Tung Ping Chau is indeed a fledged tourist attraction.

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