As one of the most populated places in the world, you might think finding untouched nature in Hong Kong is a near impossible feat. Little do you know of the tropical paradise waiting for you in the east of the New Territories. On this full day kayaking adventure, you'll practice your kayaking skills around the islands and coastline of Sai Kung. Get training from professional guides on hand to give you tips to improve your kayaking technique and to lead your group to a wetland full of unique wildlife. This even comes with a lunch meal and break at a spot where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the vast blue sky and the big blue ocean. Through snorkeling, you will learn why the area is called the “Okinawa of Hong Kong” as you marvel at the area’s rich marine life!
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What people are saying about Snorkeling in Hong Kong
I have been on a number of these personalised kayaking trips around the stunning islands of Sai Kung. The trips are well organised, safe and informative - marine edutainment at its best...with a little bit of physical exercise thrown in. Depending on the sea conditions one can paddle through some of the sea arches and hike up a small hill on one of the islands. All the trip details are listed on the company website, including how to get to Sai Kung and a write up on the kayak activity.
If you are in Hong Kong, leave the shopping for a grey and rainy day and go out for a paddle!
I received a message from Yellow soon after booking. He sent information on what to bring and where to meet. My subsequent questions were answered quickly. It was our first time to Yim Tin Tsai, and Yellow took us on a mini tour of the island. We kayaked among the mangroves and the kids (ages 6.5, 12, and 17) loved hunting for mangrove seeds (that look like green beans). We got lunch at the food kiosk (Yellow reserved a private seating area and we pre-ordered) and then kayaked out to a nearby island. We didn't have a lot of time to snorkel, but we could even see the coral from the kayaks. After we returned, we planted the mangrove seeds, and Yellow showed us where we could rinse off. We picked up some locally produced salt at the end of the day before taking the last ferry back to Sai Kung. It was a great day and the assistant, Mouse, was great, too. He even noticed on the ferry back that we had forgotten a backpack at the shower area and ran back to get it for us! We enjoyed our excursion a lot (and the weather was perfect too).
Absolutely loved this experience. We booked and were the only two people on the day but our Klook guide/ Kayak Instructor Eli gave us his full attention and was a brilliant host. Spend the day going from island to island in Sai Kung, having lunch with the locals, swimming amongst the coral reefs.
Eli also took photos for us from his phone so we had great memories to share with friends and family.
All in all, couldn't have asked for a better experience or tour guide.
Note: 1) Bring long sleeve swim gear and snorkeling gear if you want to make the most of it and not burn to crisp. 2) Also a change of clothes although the nearest facility is 10 minutes walk at Sai Kung Sports Centre. 3) Kayaks don't have any decent mounting surfaces for GoPro so body mount is advisable.
Thanks Klook to help us add 2 persons to join the activity in last minute. Thanks Eli's help to guide our kayaking trip. He provided the professional training and guided us kayak around some small islands for the whole day :)
If you do not have any experience for kayaking, highly recommend to join it!
Eli & his friend, Terry, brought us around Sai Kung even tho we didn't make the numbers of sign ups. It was a great experience since we were sort of given the "exclusive" treatment. We were glad that our trip wasn't cancelled despite the lack of group size. Eli & Terry were also very attentive to our physical levels and managed to pace the trip within our capacity. Sai Kung is the other side of HK you shouldn't miss if you'd like to experience something different. I'd highly recommend taking the trip it with Eli (from Lifexplore HK Centre). Thanks Klook for organizing this!
I've spent so much time in hong kong over the years and I never saw this perspective. just wonderful to experience the natural beauty this way. It was a easy -moderate paddle out to the island but well worth it and there was no pressure to rush. there were children through to a man in his 60's. A wonder day lead by wonderful polite people. I got great photos to last forever. thank you paul!