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Lantau Island

Lantau Island, where is located in the southwest of Hong Kong, is the largest island in the city. Situated at eastern Lantau, Mui Wo is also known as Silvermine Bay while its name is derived from the landscape resembles the five petals of plum blossom, which pronouns “Mui” in Chinese. With a wide array of natural scenery and historical architecture, Lantau Island is a diverse sightseeing hub where you can conquer the Lantau Peak, the second-highest summit in Hong Kong with a height of 934 metres above sea level, and also visit the Giant Buddha, the world’s largest bronze seated Buddha statue. To explore further, head to Tai O, where lies on the western coast of Lantau Island, is a traditional fishing village which has been hailed as “Venice of the Orient” for its iconic stilt houses and fishing boats along the canals.

To indulge yourself in natural beauty and cultural heritage, hop on our ferry from Central to Mui Wo either by ordinary ferry which takes 60 minutes or fast ferry in 40 minutes.

Lantau Island

Tourist Attractions


Chi Ma Wan Country Trail (Chi Ma Wan - Mui Wo)

Chi Ma Wan Country Trail (Chi Ma Wan - Mui Wo) locates in the Section 12 of the Lantau Trail and takes around three hours to complete with a total distance of nine kilometres from Chi Ma Wan Pier to Mui Wo Pier. It is an eco-tour which you can find natural wonders such as the terrace and intertidal zone. The route also goes through a number of beautiful scenery spots where you can enjoy spectacular views over the offshore islands such as Chi Ma Wan, Hei Ling Chau, Discovery Bay and Cheung Chau.

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Chi Ma Wan Country Trail (Chi Ma Wan - Pui O)

With sweeping panoramas and picturesque views, Chi Ma Wan Country Trail (Chi Ma Wan - Pui O) is a less than five-kilometre trail that could be completed within 1.5 hours.

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Tung Mui Ancient Trail

Tung Mui Ancient Trail stretches from Tung Chung to the Mui Wo section of the Islands Nature Heritage Trail combining historical value and beautiful natural scenery. It was the only way for residents to travel between Tung Chung and Mui Wo before road transport was available in Tung Chung.

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Tung O Ancient Trail

Tung O Ancient Trail is a footpath running along the coastline of northern Lantau that connects Tung Chung and Tai O. The route takes around four to six hours to complete.

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