Hong Kong’s Islands

A fact that some people miss is that Hong Kong is home to some 261 islands and even more if you include land masses that are less than 500 sqm. The major island is, of course, Hong Kong Island is home to over 1.2 million people, one of the worlds key financial districts, and world-renowned tourist attractions.

 

The Four Main Outlying Islands

Lantau Island – is home to Hong Kong International Airport, Disneyland Hong Kong, Asia World Expo, Nong Ping 360, Tian Tan Buddha, Tung Chung Fort, Tai O Village, Tung Chung New Town, Citygate Outlets, and much more.
Hong Kong’s largest outlying island brings solace to the soul, senses and shopping bags.

Lamma Island – is the laid-back side of Hong Kong, once occupied by hippies some decades ago it now holds onto that spirit with a very cultural, artsy, and creative vibe. It’s also famed for its fresh seafood found at Sok Kwu Wan, picturesque coastal walking trails, and the beautiful Lo So Shing Beach.

Cheung Chau – Home to one of Hong Kong’s oldest temples, Pak Tai Temple, along with several others. It’s also home to the Cheung Chau Bun Festival.

Peng Chau – the small island is home to several temples.

 

Other notable islands and the district they belong to

A Chau (丫洲, Centre Island, Hong Kong) – Tai Po
A Chau (鴉洲) – North
Adamasta Rock (北長洲石) – Islands
Ap Chau Mei Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲尾白墩排) – North
Ap Chau Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲白墩排) – North
Ap Chau (鴨洲, Robinson Island) – North
Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲, Aberdeen Island) – Southern
Ap Lei Pai (鴨脷排) – Southern
Ap Lo Chun (鴨籮春) – North
Ap Tan Pai (鴨蛋排) – North
Ap Tau Pai (鴨兜排) – North
Bay Islet (匙洲) – Sai Kung
Breaker Reef – Tai Po
Bun Bei Chau (崩鼻洲) – Sai Kung
Bun Sha Pai (崩紗排) – Tai Po
Cha Kwo Chau (茶果洲) – Islands
Cha Yue Pai (炸魚排) – Sai Kung
Cham Pai (杉排) – Tai Po
Cham Pai (沉排) – Sai Kung
Cham Tau Chau (枕頭洲) – Sai Kung
Chap Mo Chau (執毛洲) – North
Chau Tsai Kok (洲仔角) – Tai Po
Chau Tsai (洲仔) – Sai Kung
Che Lei Pai (扯里排) – Tai Po
Chek Chau (赤洲, Port Island) – Tai Po
Chek Lap Kok (赤鱲角) – Islands
Cheung Chau (長洲) – Islands
Cheung Shek Tsui (長石咀) – North
Cheung Sok (長索) – Tsuen Wan
Cheung Tsui Chau (長咀洲) – Sai Kung
Ching Chau (青洲) – Sai Kung
Conic Island (飯甑洲) – Sai Kung
Douglas Rock (德己利士礁) – Islands
Flat Island (Ngan Chau)(銀洲) – Tai Po
Fo Shek Chau (火石洲, Basalt Island) – Sai Kung
Fo Siu Pai (火燒排) – Sai Kung
Fu Wong Chau (虎王洲) – North
Fun Chau (墳洲) – North
Green Island (青洲) – Central & Western
Ha So Pai (蝦鬚排) – Islands
Hau Tsz Kok Pai (孝子角排) – Tai Po
Hei Ling Chau (喜靈洲) – Islands
Hin Pai (蜆排) – Tai Po
Hokomato (伙蕞島) – Islands
Hok Tsai Pai (殼仔排) – Sai Kung
Hong Kong Island (香港島)
Hung Pai (紅排) – North
Kai Chau (雞洲) – Sai Kung
Kat O (吉澳, Crooked Island) – North
Kau Pei Chau (狗脾洲) – Southern
Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) – Sai Kung
Kau Yi Chau (交椅洲) – Islands
Kiu Tau (橋頭) – Sai Kung
Kiu Tsui Chau (橋咀洲, Sharp Island) – Sai Kung
Ko Pai (高排) – North
Kok Tai Pai (角大排) – North
Kong Tau Pai (光頭排) – Sai Kung
Kowloon Rock (九龍石) – Kowloon City
Kung Chau (弓洲) – Tai Po
Kwun Cham Wan (罐杉環) – Sai Kung
Kwun Tsai (觀仔) – Sai Kung
Lak Lei Tsai (癩痢仔) – Sai Kung
Lamma Island (南丫島) – Islands
Lan Shuen Pei (爛樹排) – North
Lan Tau Pai (爛頭排) – Sai Kung
Lantau Island (大嶼山) – Islands
Lap Sap Chau (垃圾洲) – Sai Kung
Little Green Island (小青洲) – Central & Western
Lo Chau (羅洲) – Southern
Lo Chi Pai (鷀鸕排) – North
Lo Chi Pai (鷀鸕排) – Sai Kung
Lo Fu Tiu Pai (老虎吊排) – Sai Kung
Lo Shue Pai (老鼠排) – Eastern
Loaf Rock (饅頭排) – Islands
Luk Chau (鹿洲) – Islands
Lung Kwu Chau (龍鼓洲) – Tuen Mun
Lung Shan Pai (龍山排) – Southern
Lung Shuen Pai (龍船排) – Sai Kung
Lut Chau (甩洲) – Yuen Long
Ma Shi Chau (馬屎洲) – Tai Po
Ma Tsai Pai (孖仔排) – Sai Kung
Ma Wan (馬灣) – Tsuen Wan
Ma Yan Pai (媽印排) – Tai Po
Magazine Island (火藥洲) – Southern
Mei Pai (尾排) – Islands
Middle Island (熨波洲) – Southern
Mong Chau Tsai (芒洲仔) – Sai Kung
Moon Island (磨洲) – Tai Po
Muk Yue Chau (木魚洲) – Sai Kung
Nam Fung Chau (南風洲) – Sai Kung
Ng Fan Chau (五分洲) – Southern
Nga Ying Chau (牙鷹洲) – Sai Kung Southeast to Ching Chau (青洲)
Nga Ying Pai (牙鷹排) – Sai Kung
Ngam Hau Shek (岩口石) – Tsuen Wan
Ngan Chau (銀洲) – Islands
Ngau Sh Pui (牛屎砵) – Sai Kung
Ngau Tau Pai (牛頭排) – Sai Kung
Ngo Mei Chau (娥眉洲, Crescent Island) – North
Ninepin Group (果洲群島) – Sai Kung Lung Shuen Pai (龍船排)
North Ninepin Island (北果洲)
Sai Chau Mei (細洲尾)
Shue Long Chau (蕃莨洲)
Tai Chau (大洲)
Tai Chau Mei (大洲尾)
Tuen Chau Chai (短洲仔)
Pak Chau (白洲, Tree Island) – Tuen Mun
Pak Ka Chau (筆架洲) – North
Pak Ma Tsui Pai (白馬咀排) – Sai Kung
Pak Pai (白排) – Sai Kung
Pak Sha Chau (白沙洲, Round Island) – North
Pak Sha Chau (白沙洲, White Sand Island) – Sai Kung
Pat Ka Chau (筆架洲) – North
Peaked Hill (雞翼角) – Islands
Peng Chau (坪洲) – Islands
Pin Chau (扁洲) – Sai Kung
Ping Chau (平洲) – Tai Po
Ping Min Chau (平面洲) – Sai Kung
Po Pin Chau (破邊洲) – Sai Kung
Po Toi Islands (蒲苔群島) – Islands Castle Rock (螺洲白排)
Lo Chau (螺洲, Beaufort Island)
Mat Chau (墨洲), an islet off Po Toi island
Mat Chau Pai (墨洲排), an islet off Mat Chau
Po Toi Island (蒲苔島)
Sai Pai (細排)
San Pai (散排)
Sung Kong (宋崗)
Tai Pai (大排)
Waglan Island (橫瀾島)
Po Yue Pai (蒲魚排) – Sai Kung
Pun Shan Shek (半山石) – Tsuen Wan
Pyramid Rock (尖柱石) – Sai Kung
Round Island (銀洲) – Southern
Sai Ap Chau (細鴨洲) – North
Sam Pai (三排) – Sai Kung
Sam Pui Chau (三杯酒) – Tai Po
Sha Chau (沙洲) – Tuen Mun
Sha Pai (沙排) – North
Sha Pai (沙排) – Tai Po
Sha Tong Hau (沙塘口山, Bluff Island) – Sai Kung
Sham Shui Pai (深水排) – Islands
Shau Kei Pai (筲箕排) – North
Shek Chau (石洲) – Sai Kung
Shek Kwu Chau (石鼓洲) – Islands
Shek Ngau Chau (石牛洲) – Tai Po
Shelter Island (牛尾洲) – Sai Kung
Sheung Pai (雙排) – North
Shui Cham Tsui Pai (水浸咀排) – North
Shui Pai (水排) – Islands
Siu Kau Yi Chau (小交椅洲) – Islands
Siu Nim Chau (小稔洲) – North
Siu Tsan Chau (小鏟洲) – Sai Kung
Soko Islands (索罟群島) – IslandsCheung Muk Tau (樟木頭)
Ko Pai (高排)
Lung Shuen Pai (龍船排)
Ma Chau (孖洲)
Shek Chau (石洲)
Siu A Chau (小鴉洲)
Tai A Chau (大鴉洲)
Tau Lo Chau (頭顱洲)
Wan Hau Chau (灣口洲)
Yuen Chau (圓洲)
Yuen Kong Chau (圓崗洲)
Steep Island (青洲) – Sai Kung
Sunshine Island (周公島) – Islands
Ta Ho Pai (打蠔排) – North
Tai Chau (大洲) – Sai Kung
Tai Lei (大利) – Islands
Tai Nim Chau (大稔洲) – North
Tai O (大澳) – Islands
Tai Pai (大排) – Sai Kung
Tai Tau Chau (大頭洲) – Sai Kung
Tai Tau Chau (大頭洲) – Southern
Tai Tsan Chau (大鏟洲) – Sai Kung
Tang Chau (燈洲) – Tai Po
Tang Lung Chau (燈籠洲) – Tsuen Wan
Tap Mun Chau (塔門 Grass Island) – Tai Po
Tau Chau (頭洲) – Southern
The Brothers (磨刀洲) – Tuen MunSiu Mo To (小磨刀)
Tai Mo To (大磨刀)
Tsz Kan Chau (匙羹洲)
Tit Cham Chau (鐵蔘洲) – Sai Kung
Tit Shue Pai (鐵樹排) – Tai Po
Tiu Chung Chau (吊鐘洲, Jin Island) – Sai Kung
Tiu Chung Pai (吊鐘排) – Sai Kung
Tong Hau Pai (塘口排) – Sai Kung
Town Island (伙頭墳洲) – Sai Kung
Tricks Islands (瑤蛇) – Quarry Bay
Trio Island (大癩痢) – Sai Kung
Tsim Chau Group – Sai KungTai Chau (大洲)
Tsim Chau (尖洲)
Tsing Chau (青洲) – North
Tsing Yi Island (青衣島) – Kwai Tsing
Tsui Pai (咀排) – Islands
Tuen Tau Chau (斷頭洲) – Sai Kung
Tung Lung Chau (東龍洲) – Sai Kung
Tung Sam Chau (棟心洲) – Sai Kung
Wai Chau Pai (灣仔排) – Tai Po
Wai Kap Pai (桅夾排) – Sai Kung
Wang Chau (橫洲) – Sai Kung
Wang Pai (橫排) – Sai Kung
Wo Sheung Chau (和尚洲) – Sai Kung
Wong Mau Chau (黃茅洲) – Sai Kung
Wong Nai Chau Tsai (黃泥洲仔) – Sai Kung
Wong Nai Chau (黃泥洲) – North
Wong Nai Chau (黃泥洲) – North
Wong Nai Chau (黃泥洲) – Sai Kung
Wong Wan Chau (往灣洲, Double Island) – North
Wong Wan Pai (往灣排) – Sai Kung
Wong Yi Chau (黃宜洲) – Sai Kung
Wu Chau (烏洲) – North
Wu Chau (烏洲) – Tai Po
Wu Pai (烏排) – North
Wu Yeung Chau Pai (湖洋洲排) – North
Wu Ying Pai (烏蠅排) – Islands
Yan Chau (印洲) – North
Yau Lung Kok (游龍角) – Sai Kung
Yeung Chau (洋洲) – North
Yeung Chau (洋洲) – Tai Po
Yeung Chau (羊洲), Sheep Island) – Sai Kung
Yi Long Pai (二浪排) – Islands
Yi Pai (二排) – Sai Kung
Yim Tin Tsai (鹽田仔) – Tai Po
Yim Tin Tsai (鹽田仔, Little Salt Field) – Sai Kung
Yuen Kong Chau (圓崗洲) – Sai Kung