Sam Mun Tsai is a fishing village. With the use of advanced technology, some villagers raise various species of fish in rafts there.
From Sam Mun Tsai, visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the dam of Plover Cove Reservoir across the sea. They can also visit Tai Po Geoheritage Centre which introduces the geology, culture, history and ecology of the area around Sam Mun Tsai and exhibits rock specimens.
In just around 30 to 40 minutes’ walk from Sam Mun Tsai via a footpath and a tombolo, you will reach Ma Shi Chau which is part of the Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region of the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark. Ma Shi Chau is also known as the “Outdoor Geological Museum”. The 1.5 km Ma Shi Chau Nature Trail running along the southeastern shore features the sedimentary rock formations and various geological features on the island.
Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark
To plan your journey to Sam Mun Tsai and Ma Shi Chau, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "Sam Mun Tsai New Village" as the destination to search for routes of different transportation mode. Alternatively, you may click the “Journey” button in the Google Map below.
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