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Po Toi Island

Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
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A tough hiking route with rewarding views

I have dim memory when was the last time I felt so exhausted in a hike. We enjoyed a yummy seafood... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leung L
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Off the beaten track

The Po Toi Islands sit at the southern boundaries of Hong Kong waters. There is a tiny hamlet on... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
James W
Hong Kong, China
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“fried rice” (2 reviews)
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Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dim memory when was the last time I felt so exhausted in a hike. We enjoyed a yummy seafood lunch after we reached the island by ferry. We took a clockwise route with the Tin Hou Temple as the first stop. Conch rock...More

Thank Leung L
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Po Toi Islands sit at the southern boundaries of Hong Kong waters. There is a tiny hamlet on the western side of the island. It's a hiker's day out. The island is rugged, but not too tall. And there are some mysterious 3000 year...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Need to take ferry from Stanley or Aberdeen (just few a day). Island is almost without people (means not much to eat, anyway for breakfast tried instant noodles with tasty local seaweed, dont forget cash), easy hiking, in very south found mini beach, water was...More

Thank Fran-Svk
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Po Toi is only a 45 minute ferry ride away from Aberdeen, but it feels like a world away from Hong Kong. This is a small island somewhat lost in time. There are no cars and only a handful of small buildings. This is a...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A crowd of us had a great Sunday lunch at the Ming Lee restaurant on Po Toi where we really enjoyed the peppered prawns, garlic prawns, garoupa fish and fried rice amongst the many dishes that stood out. It's always fun to come and visit...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice walk. Forgot cash. That was a mistake. Went to alternative 'restaurant'. Instant noodle. Good day.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We like to hike different places each trip so planned to visit Po Toi Island. Went to Aberdeen as the ferries were supposed to go to the island from there that day. Found out that on public holidays they leave from Stanley so luckily managed...More

1  Thank DragonPrincess
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Despite the negative reviews that I saw, I decided to check out the island. Guess what??! I enjoyed my day trip there. There's only 1 boat ride on tue. Left Aberdeen at 10am, to leave island at 2pm. Once u missed it.. u missed it..Easy...More

2  Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We started with a boat trip to Po Toi Island from Aberdeen on the south part of Hong Kong island. Our goal was to hike around parts of Po Toi and we started off looking forward to a fantastic nature experience. However, it soon was...More

1  Thank SwedishGlobetro
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice trail starts from temple, North of the ferry jetty. A bit difficult to find at first but really nice. After a while the trail becomes paved. Hike clockwise so you can enjoy the view over the south west Peninsula when you climb the stairs...More

Thank Jmacq92
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of ferries at the weekends. You should check the ferry timetables to/from Po Toi. Always a fishing boat to bring you back at a price?