Robin’s Nest Country Trail
Country Trail

Trail Summary

3.5 km
2 hours
North New Territories
Overall Difficulty (3-Star Demanding)

Length (Rating 1-Star)

Duration (Rating 2-Star)

Gradient (Rating 4-Star)

Surface (Rating 4-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

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Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

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The Robin’s Nest Country Park is located at Sha Tau Kok in the northeastern New Territories. With undulating mountains, dense woodland, shrubland and upland grassland, it offers breath taking natural scenery. Along the connecting path from Shan Tsui to the start point of the Robin’s Nest Country Trail, military relics from the World War II still remains. The Japanese army built pillboxes and trenches to deal with the potential counterattack of the Allies and guerrilla activities during the occupation of Hong Kong. After visiting these remnants, the journey to enjoy the stunning landscapes of mountains and sea begins.

As you hike along the trail, you soon reach Ah Kung Kok, where you will enjoy panoramic views of Sha Tau Kok and Shenzhen Yantian in a distance. Continuing on, you will reach the top of the hill, then following the ridge line until Hung Fa Chai. Along the way, you can feel sea-breeze gently brushing your face. While gazing out to the east, you can enjoy the serenity of Luk Keng, Nam Chung and Double Haven. Looking north, the stunning views of Shenzhen Wutong Mountain come in sight. When you arrive at the viewing point, take a glance of Pak Sin Leng and Wong Leng at far, then look back and take in the winding trails you have hiked, it is time to relax and enjoy the tranquil beauty of nature.

Every spring, Red Azalea blossoms on Robin’s Nest, painting the hill with patches of red creating a picturesque scene. In winter, the landscape transforms into a different color when it covers with seas of silvergrass sparkling under the sun.

Transportation Information

Start Point

Take public transport to Tam Shui Hang Bus Station at Sha Tau Kok Road – Shek Chung Au, and walk along Shan Tsui Village Road for about 30mins to the start point of Robin’s Nest Country Trail. 

Green Minibus route–55K
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes – 78K

End Point

Return to start point and take public transport for leaving (~2.5 hours hike), or continue to the Lin Ma Hang Country Trail (2.6km, 1.5hrs hike) and arrive at the Lin Ma Hang Village. Visitors can then use the connecting path to Lin Ma Hang Road (~ 20mins hike) and take minibus.
Green Minibus route– 59K

Please note a section of Lin Ma Hang Road near Lin Ma Hang Village is within the Frontier Closed Area (FCA). Visitors to/from Lin Ma Hang Village who wish to take minibus route 59K are required to possess a valid Frontier Closed Area Permit, or they have to get on or off before the FCA and use the connecting path to hike to Lin Ma Hang Village. Hikers should take note of the waymarks onsite. Please refer to the website of the Hong Kong Police Force for information on access to FCA.

The transportation information provided in this website is for reference only. Please check the updated transportation information from the websites of Transport Department and relevant transport utilities before setting off.

Hong Kong eTransport web page

Route Map

The below map showing the route and the scenic spots along the hiking trail.
For details, please refer to the transportation information above and photos captions text below.

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