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East Dam of High Island Reservoir

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East Dam

Worth a bus trip and boat trip. The building of the dam is vital for water around Hong Kong and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Located at the very east of Hong Kong, Highland Reservoir has one of the biggest capacity in Hong... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Timmy T
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

It was a sunny day.We had lunch in a coffee shop in Sai Kung. We did not take a boat to see the geo-park. Instead ,we hired a taxi to go to the East Dam of the High Island reservoir. The taxi driver dropped us...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth a bus trip and boat trip. The building of the dam is vital for water around Hong Kong and East China. What was discovered was amazing rock formations. 14 million-year-old volcanic rocks make this one of Hong Kong's most breathtaking sites. Hexagonal stones can be...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Located at the very east of Hong Kong, Highland Reservoir has one of the biggest capacity in Hong Kong. You can take a taxi from the Sai Kung town center and ask them to bring you to East Dam (東壩). That will cost you around...More

Thank Timmy T
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The East Dam of the High Island Reservoir is a very nice alternative if you are not able to sign up for a boat tour of the Geopark. It features the rock formations that made the Geopark a natural heritage. The area is easy to...More

Thank 648helen376
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Got off the mini bus at Pak Tam Chung and walked it to the East Dam. We stopped frequently to rest and hydrate. Kids tire easily. Gotta to admire the civil engineering - very peaceful and serene.

Thank psywin76
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is a nice escape away from Hong Kong. The park itself is peaceful. The dam is an unique structure. The hexganal structures interesting and great for photos especially if you have a drone. There is plenty of room to explore. Getting there from the...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Came here on a school trip and was very impressed with the views over the hills and islands/peninsulas. All very scenic. Also, the rock formations are interesting, especially as they adorn as they do on

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The East Dam / Sai Kung region should be much higher up the list than it actually is. Although it can be a bit tricky to get to. The views are completely worth it.

1  Thank szotdogs
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A functioning reservoir with rock formations that are part of the Hong Kong Geoparks. There are minibus bus transportation arranged by the Geoparks at the Volcano Discovery Centre in Sai Kung (next to bus terminus). You can book online. Alternatively, green taxis can take you...More

Thank HKeater
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It is worth a trip to see the geopark but you just need to get to Sai Kung. The hexagonal rock formations are amazing. It's a good place for hiking. Getting to the place is not difficult. You can read alot of tripadvisor postings on...More

Thank JoshChui
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It's definitely not straight forward from a transport perspective to get there but out of the 10 trails under the the maclehose trail, I would think this to b the simplest yet worth joining trail. If you are lazy to walk, take a cab in....More

1  Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
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