Lantau Island / Shui Hau Wan

Continent
Asia
Country
Hong Kong
Next Big City
Hong Kong
Next Town
Tung Chung
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Repair, Rental, Shower

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Rocks, Stones, Shells
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Coming tide

Flat to choppy water. Very shallow beach, you can walk about 400m upwind with waist high water during low tide. Best beach for beginners in Hong Kong.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Stones, Shells, Trees
Beach Users:
None

Famous beach for picking up "big clam" in summer time. Otherwise very seldom to see people over there.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, October, November
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
ENE, E, ESE
Main Direction:
ENE, E, ESE

Basically the most dominant wind of Hong Kong is Easterly, mostly in spring and autumn.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Take bus or taxi or car from Tung Chung or Mui Wo towards Tai O, get off "Shui Hau Football Pitch".

Extra information

Rules
None

A basic shower, water to rinse gear and aircompressor are available for a small fee.

Nightlife

Got to Hong Kong city.