Wetland Park: A 60-hectare swamp for birds and wetland creatures

Located at the northern tip of Tin Shui Wai, the wetland park is the largest man-made ecological area ever built in Hong Kong.

The park, a 60-hectare swamp for birds and wetland creatures, was built to compensate the loss of natural habitat during the development of Tin Shui Wai new town.

Hong Kong wetland park

The wetland park provides the natural habitat for numerous animal species. Photo: Eric Cheung.

The compound also features a large visitor where visitors can learn about preserving the natural environment.

It is also home to crocodile Pui Pui – which was found in northwest New Territories in 2003.

Pui Pui inside the Hong Kong wetland park. Video: HKISD.

Even though the park currently charges a small admission fee to subsidise its operations, it is worth paying a visit as it provides a rare look into Hong Kong’s ecological diversity.

Wetland Park in Tin Shui Wai

The wetland park is situated at the northern tip of Tin Shui Wai. Photo: Wikicommons.

The Wetland Park is also linked to the rest of the city via light rail to increase accessibility.

Wetland Park location

The wetland park is located at the northern tip of Tin Shui Wai. Photo: Google Maps.

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