S grade kayaking route : Kau Sai Beach
Introduction of Kau Sai Chau:
Hong Kong is well known for the titles food paradise and shopping heaven. When people heard about Sai Kung, the first thing that comes to their mind will be seafood. Little may not know that Sai Kung is the forbidden backyard of Hong Kong, a totally different side of the concrete city. One of the most fascinating places is Kau Sai Chau, it is the only public golf course in Hong Kong with over 250 hectares of land and 52 holes located all over the course. Besides the island is also famous for fishing, beach activities, and its unique annual Hung Shing festival.
How to get there
You can take a speedboat from Sai Kung Public Pier to Yim Tin Tsai for around $60 per head. Keep in mind that the departure schedule is different from those speedboats with different names. Ask carefully before planning your trip. After landing on Yim Tin Tsai. For more detail about Yim Tin Tsai refer to here. Enter the circular path that is made for visitors, when you see the concrete bridge( Jade Girdle Bridge) with no handles, you are on the way to Kau Sai Chau. For you to get to Kau Sai Beach, you will have to hike through hills and slope
Entering via Kau Sai village:
There is no regular speedboat service going towards Kau Sai village or Kau Sai Beach, you will need to enter by your own boat or contact a special boat service to there through Kayarine.
Fun and tough way (S grade kayaking route):
Kayaking is one of the best ways for everyone to get to Kau Sai Beach. However, it is a tough route that required good stamina and good weather. Renting a kayak from kayarine, we head southeast to Yeung Chau, then we head east to Yim Tin Tsai. When you almost reach Yim Tin Tsai, you will see a long path on your right, head south till you see the whiskey beach on your left. Head close to the whiskey beach then kayak along the island and keep it on your left. Continue till you see the Kau Sai beach on your left.
6 things you can do in Kau Sai Chau:
It starts from where you land on Yim Tin Tsai, walking along with the masterpiece artwork from the Yim Tin Tsai Art festival. Entering Kau Sai Chau via Jade Gridle Bridge and soon you will see the amazing golf course that people are obsessed about.
As we know The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course is the only golf course that is open to the public. You don’t have to be a premium member of the club in order to enjoy the game, all you need is to register online and you are good to go.
As we mentioned above, it is an S-grade kayaking route for everyone to challenge. You will be kayaking along with great views and great spots like Pak Sha Chau, Yim Tin Tsai, and Whiskey beach … This will be an enjoyable ride if you have enough stamina and food to support you on the journey to Kai Sai Chau.
It is one of the closest beaches where big yachts can park next to the beach. The sand is smooth and less rock on the beach, very suitable for beach activities. The water is clear and you can go fishing and swim around the coral field. There is also a waterfall located on the right side of the beach, where you can massage over there.
Visiting the Hong Kong Fishing Wonderland:
There is a Hong Kong Fishing Wonderland located at Kau Sai Wan next to the Kau Sai beach. It is a free fishing platform where you can fish and feed the fish at the same time. They set up a lot of fish ponds to raise all kinds of fish there. You are only allowed to fish the fish in the fish pond when you pay for it. They serve excellent traditional Sai Kung Seafood after you pay for the fish you are allowed to fish your own fish and serve it as a dish over there. There is a fish fountain where you can catch small fish with a net for kids. After catching a bucket of small fish you can feed the fish in the pond and enjoy the show. They also provide hookless fishing kits for everyone to feel the biting power of giant fishes. You can either drive your own boat to get there or buy ticket to there at Sai Kung Public Pier for $150. $100 for kids and $30 for pets.
Diving:On the right-hand side of the beach, there is a lining of coral fields, which is fun for diving. The water is usually clear and peaceful, very suitable for beginner to start their adventure here. Based on the wind and tide, if the wind blows toward the east, there might be foreign fishes swimming in Sai Kung. This spot might be one of the diving spots that you can come across with foreign fish.