Hong Kong Silver Mine Bay Beach and the Waterfall
Lantau Island is the biggest island in Hong Kong, almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island. Lantau Peak (934 metres) is the highest point of Lantau island and the second highest in Hong Kong, after Tai Mo Shan. Here you can find travel attractions like the Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery, the stilt houses of Tai O Village, Silver Mine Bay Beach. Mui Wo is an ideal launching pad to explore other parts of Lantau Island. Today we will talk about the Mui Wo and Silvermine Bay Beach.
Silver Mine Bay Beach
You can swim at the Silver Mine Bay Beach. The water is clean and the beach uncrowded. There is a sandbar area for beach activities, such as flinging frisbees. Silvermine Beach Hotel are several other hotels are located right on the waterfront if you want to stay overnight.
You can also rent a bike at the Silvermine Bay Beach to explore other nearby places, such as the Silvermine Waterfall which is 10 minutes by bike from the beach. If you choose to get to Silvermine Waterfall (Pool) by foot, it takes about half an hour. You can take the shortcut if you plan to go there by foot which takes less than 30 minutes, maybe 20 minutes.
How to get Silver Mine Bay Beach?
You can catch ferries from Hong Kong Central to Mui Wo on Lantau. Fast ferries take around 35–40 minutes; ordinary ferries take around 50–55 minutes. Ticket price for the fast ferries between Hong Kong Central to Mui Wo is about 30HKD, and it is half the price for ordinary ferries. Turn right at the Mui Wo Ferry Pier and go to Silver Mine Bay Beach by foot which takes just 15 minutes.