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Ma On Shan waterfront walk

Ma On Shan waterfront walk

Hike Overview: A great, flat, waterfront walk ending at the lovely Ma On Shan park.  It’s perfect for scooting and has a cycle track alongside the footpath for families on 2 wheels.  This leisurely walk is fully accessible by MTR and has stunning views of pat sing ling on a sunny day.  There are 2 different playgrounds to explore en route and a beach and park at the end. Ma On Shan park has lovely grassy areas for picnics and play, a library next door and a great looking outdoor swimming pool with watersides. We’ll be returning in warmer weather to walk there and back again with a picnic and a swim in the middle.

  • Distance: 4.5km (we did 9km there and back)
  • Road Surface: Pavement and paved paths   
  • Time taken: 1hr 15mins
  • Hills: None.
  • No of flights of steps: None.
  • Max steps in one flight:  0.
  • Shade: Exposed for the whole walk.
  • Type: A-B or there and back again.
  • Scooter/bike friendly: Yes
  • Start point: Tai Shui Hang MTR station.
  • End point: Ma On Shan MTR or return to Tai Shui Hang
  • Facilities: Toilets, baby change, water fountains and playgrounds along the waterfront walk.  All of these are also available at Ma On Shan park.

Getting There: 

  • MTR: Tai Shui Hang.
  • Bus: multiple options including 299 from Sai Kung, 885 from Sha Tin, 680 from Admiralty and 681 from Sheung Wan
  • Car: There are car parks in Tai Shui Hang.
Mo On Shan Waterfront Walk   The Route: 
1. Exit Tai Shui Hang MTR using exit A. Turn right at the end and take the slope up to the pavement.
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2.  Go straight and turn left up Hi Tai Street. 
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3. When you reach the main road, cross Hi Tai Street and the main road towards the sea. 
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4. Turn right at the sea and flow the waterfront for 3.5km.
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5. Walk past the park and take the left path to the beach and pier. 
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6. Return to Ma On Shan Park for picnics and play.
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7. Exit the park (heading away from the water) through this gate.
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8. Take the slope up onto the over pass on your right.
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9. Walk over the overpass and enter the shopping centre.
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10. Bear left and follow the signs to the MTR,the entrance is next to the 7/11.
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 Cycling. There is a great cycle track here but be warned that it is not directly accessible from the walking path so the whole family will need to cycle together.

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