西貢環島遊

一直很想乘船從水路去看六角柱,因天氣難測,所以從沒預先報團。看到今天天朗氣清,便去西貢碼頭碰碰運氣。船家說往破邊洲、橫洲看六角柱,要8人才成行。怎也湊不夠人,最終選了50元的西貢環島遊。

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榕樹澳>鰲魚頭>石芽頭>深涌>榕樹澳

天晴 / 29-34度 / 濕度73-84%

交通:乘的士來回榕樹澳
感想:榕樹澳至深涌沿海一段為平坦水泥小徑,風景不俗。深涌的一大片草地,極其美麗。在石芽頭上視野沒遮擋,景觀極佳。
需時|長度:約四小時 / 8.82km
**注意:由深涌上石芽頭,山路陡峭且泥土略為鬆散,要手腳並用及略為攀爬,需一定體力,請量力而為,新手及雨後不宜。請穿著合適,攜帶足夠裝備如手套、行山杖,食物和水。

Pak Sha O> Ngau Yue Tau>Shek Nga Tau>Sham Chung>Yung Shue O

Transport:  Taxi

Feeling:
Sham Chung with a vast area of beautiful grassland and the views at the top of Shek Nga Tau is impeccable.

Distance and Average Hiking Time:
 8.82km, around four hours

**Points to note:  A steep climb to Shek Nga Tau, not suitable for inexperienced hikers. Mind the rugged path and please wear appropriate gears, bring along the hiking stick, gloves and stock up before you go.

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西灣亭>麥理浩徑第2段>西灣山>獨孤山>麥理浩徑第1段>萬宜水庫東壩>萬宜地質步道

天晴 / 21.8-28.6度 / 濕度66-86%

交通:在西貢市中心乘的士或在親民街 (近麥當勞) 乘村巴NR29,總站「西灣亭」下車 / 回程於東壩乘的士或9A小巴
感想:這條路線可以從不同角度觀賞萬宜水庫,在西灣山及獨孤山上視野開闊,景觀極佳,在東壩可以近距離欣賞壯觀的六角柱及扭曲的岩柱,確實幸福。
需時 | 長度:約五個半小時 / 8.52km
**注意:這條路線略為長途,樹蔭不多,需要體力。前往獨孤山建議由熟路人士帶領,新手不宜。需穿著合適,攜帶足夠裝備如地圖、手套、行山杖,以及食物和運動飲品。

Sai Wan Ting>Maclehose Trail Section 2>Sai Wan Shan>Tuk Ngu Shan>Maclehose Trail Section 1>High Island Reservoir East Dam>High Island Geo Trail

Transport:  Take taxi or bus no. NR29 at Chan Man Street, Sai Kung (near McDonald’s), get off at the terminal – Sai Wan Ting / Return by taking taxi or mini bus 9A at High Island Reservoir East Dam

Feeling: Enjoy pretty much the views along the trail, especially viewing the High Island Reservoir from different angles. It is so amazed to have a close-up look at the magnificent hexagonal columns and geological features at High Island Reservoir East Dam.

Distance and Average Hiking Time: 8.52km, around five and a half hours

**Points to note: Better accompanied by experienced hikers to Tuk Ngu Shan and with the help of map or hiking app. Please wear appropriate gears, hiking stick, gloves and stock up before you go. This is a bit long trail with limited shades, not suitable for inexperienced hikers.

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水浪窩>觀星台>麥理浩徑第3段>雞公山>北潭>北潭涌家樂徑>鯽魚湖

天晴 / 19-25.7度 / 濕度66-91%

交通:在西貢 / 恒安巴士總站乘99號巴士或在西貢巴士總站 / 沙田市中心乘299X巴士,「水浪窩」站下車 / 回程於鯽魚湖乘94號或96R巴士 (只在星期日及公眾假期提供服務)或小巴回西貢或港鐵鑽石山站。
感想:麥理浩徑第3段,美景處處,絕對是目不暇給及令人難忘的一段。此路線甚多退路,可按情況增減路線長度,相當靈活。
需時|長度:約四個半小時 / 7.97km
**注意:此段有多次上落,亦不乏略為崎嶇山徑,需要一定體力。

Shui Long Wo>Star Lookout>Maclehose Trail (Section Three)>Kai Kung Shan>Pak Tam>Pak Tam Chung Family Walk>Tsak Yue Wu

Transport:  Take bus no. 99 or 299X, get off at Shui Long Wo / Return by taking bus no. 94 or 96R (only on Sundays and Public Holidays) at Tsak Yue Wu

Feeling: Overwhelmed by the dramatic mountain scenery along the Maclehose Trail (Section Three), love it much! There are many retreat points along this route which is pretty flexible.

Distance and Average Hiking Time: 7.97km, around four and a half hours

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西灣亭>麥理浩徑第2段>蠄蟝石頂>西灣亭

初時天陰後放晴 / 19.7-25度 / 濕度70-91%

交通:在西貢市中心乘的士或在親民街 (近麥當勞) 乘村巴NR29,總站「西灣亭」下車 / 回程相同
感想:往蠄蟝石頂的小徑清晰不難走,站在石頂上看到美麗的萬宜水庫及六角柱,讓人興奮,值得前往。
需時:約兩小時 6.01km
**注意:出發前記緊查看NR29的班次

Sai Wan Ting>Maclehose Trail Section 2>Kam Kui Shek Teng>Sai Wan Ting

Transport:  Take taxi or bus no. NR29 at Chan Man Street, Sai Kung (near McDonald’s), get off at the terminal – Sai Wan Ting / Return by taking the same bus.

Feeling: The path to Kam Kui Shek Teng is clear, with gentle ups and downs. I was pretty impressed by the magnificent view of the High Island Reservoir and the hexagonal rock columns there.

Distance and Average Hiking Time: 6.01km, around two hours

**Point to note: Remember to check the schedule of bus NR29.

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五塊田>釣魚翁郊遊徑>上洋山>下洋山>廟仔墩>清水灣道

天陰 / 19度 / 濕度70-85%

交通:乘91號巴士或103及103M小巴,「五塊田」下車 / 回程相同
感想:交通方便,短途且全山路,在上洋山、下洋山及廟仔墩上有絕佳風景。我覺得廟仔墩是觀賞釣魚翁的最佳位置,且上落不難,值得一遊。
需時:兩小時 / 5km
**注意:部份郊遊徑與越野單車徑重疊,若非星期日或公眾假期行走,需小心越野單車。

Ng Fai Tin>High Junk Peak Country Trail>Sheung Yeung Shan>Ha Yeung Shan>Miu Tsai Tun>Clear Water Bay Road

Transport:  Take bus no. 91 or minibus no. 103 or 103M, get off at Ng Fai Tin / Return by taking the same bus or minibus.

Feeling: Short hike, easy to go and with gorgeous views at Sheung Yeung Shan, Ha Yeung Shan and Miu Tsai Tun. I would say Miu Tsai Tun is the best place to view High Junk Peak.

Distance and Average Hiking Time: 5km, around two hours

** Points to note: Be careful of the mountain bike if you walk this trail not on Sunday & Public Holidays.

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東脊上釣魚翁 (大坳門>釣魚翁>釣魚翁郊遊徑>大坳門)

時晴時陰 / 16.7-21.5度 / 濕度60-91%

交通:乘91號巴士,在「大坳門」站下車 / 回程相同
感想:交通方便,東脊上山的路雖然陡峭但不險,出一身汗感覺開心又滿足。
需時:個半小時 / 2.41km
**注意:由東脊上釣魚翁,山路陡峭,雖要手腳並用,亦要略為攀爬,需一定體力,請量力而為,新手及雨後不宜。請穿著合適,攜帶足夠裝備如手套、行山杖,食物和水。

Tai Au Mun>High Junk Peak>High Junk Peak Country Trail>Clear Water Bay Road

Transport:  Take bus no. 91, get off at Tai Au Mun / Return by taking the same bus

Feeling: Short and highly accessible trail, feel fun and content to take another path to High Junk Peak.

Distance and Average Hiking Time: 2.41km, around one and a half hours

** Points to note:  It is a precipitous climb from Tai Au Mun Road to High Junk Peak, not suitable for inexperienced hikers. Mind the rugged path and please wear appropriate gears, bring along the hiking stick, gloves and stock up before you go.

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