Located off the coast of Clearwater Bay, Green Egg Island, originally called Lan Pai, is a paradise for people wanting a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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The island gets a unique name from its resemblance to a green poached egg from above. With a small grassy hill and pebbly beach surrounding it, maybe visitors have compared this island to the Maldives.
With no pier or other facilities, the island is relatively small but its clear waters and unique range of waterlife are perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling. For those who want a little more time, Green Egg is also the perfect camping spot, just be sure to bring your own tent and plenty of water.
This is just one of the 263 islands surrounding Hong Kong. Its untouched state offers a unique experience from the rest of the city, but it’s important that we protect these diverse ecosystems. Please take your rubbish back with you when leaving and tread with caution.
How to get there: Blue Sky Sports Club offers half day eco tours to and from the island which includes lunch, gear rental and a tour guide. Alternatively you can hike from Lung Ha Wan, which will take around three hours and include a five minute swim.
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