Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Zimmerman's Loop Section 8 : ​Eastern Harbour Walk (維港東段)

Duration:  8 km (3h)

Difficulty: 1/10. Flat.

Cel phone coverage: Everywhere

Water needs: 1 liter. 0% shaded. 

Appreciation: 8/10. Very nice harbour views.

Exercise Area: Yes

Transportation:  Shau Kei Wan MTR, exit D1. Return via Wan Chai ferry, or Wan Chai MTR.

Why it's worth it:
Shau Kei Wan MTR, exit D1. Just walk straight towards the harbour. 

Take the pedestrian tunnel about 60m after D1, to cross Oi Lai Street

Just out of the tunnel, you will see the Alrich Bay park and the Tam Kung Temple on your right. With the temple on your right, walks towars the harbourfront

Just follow the harbourfront

You can either walk in front of these big residential estates (Grand Promenade) or behind

We walk in front, so just head right at the corner onto Tai Hong Street, heading back to the harbourfront

You will be walking along the harbourfront promenades for a good 1.5km...

...until you reach this point, at Hoi Yu Street, where you leave the harbourfront.

Leaving Hoi Yu Street, turning right into Java Road for about 600m

Turn right on Tin Chiu street...

... then left at the end of Tin Chiu street, back onto the boardwalk.

Crazy Hong Kong person, a.k.a Dan Lau

Turn left at the end of the boardwalk...

... then right at the lights, crossing Tong Shui road so you can walk to Wharf road.

Wharf Road, for about 1km

You will see the City Garden Park on your right, just before Power street on which you will take a left, then right on the next street, onto Electric road.

Electric road for about 500m

Cross the street, then right into Gordon Road

Back on the harbourfront

Noonday gun

Head right onto Hung Hing road so you can cross over the Cross Harbour Tunnel

Back on the harbourfront for the last few hundred meters before you complete the walk at the Wan Chai ferry pier

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