9th April 2019 – (Hong Kong) Tap Mun or Grass island is located in the North Eastern side of Hong Kong. The local community of Hakka descend is mainly fishermen. You can find temples, camping facilities, basketball court, seafood restaurants and a scenic trail around the island flanked by grass fields. Visit the Tin Hau Temple, walk through the village and finally search for the Balanced Rock. Once you reach the pier, just follow the sign towards Balanced Rock, stop by Tin Hau Temple and go to the left side of it to continue your walk towards Balanced Rock. Along the way, you can see many cows grazing grass on the green fields. The scenic walk continues after balanced rock before you head back to the village.
The island is full of signs and it is extremely easy to locate all the attractions. The entire walk around the island will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Take 101M mini bus from Exit A2, Hang Hau MTR station to Sai Kung. From Sai Kung pier, take bus 94 from Sai Kung to Wong Shek Pier, You can also take bus 96R From Diamond Hill MT station. The boat trip from Wong Shek Pier to Tap Mun takes around 30 minutes and costs HK$9.50 on weekdays, HK$14 on weekends and public holidays.
Ferry schedule and fare are as follow: