Hong Kong Wetland Park

Wetland Park Road, Tin Shui Wai
New Territories
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Wetland Park

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The Hong Kong Wetland Park is located at the northern part of Tin Shui Wai, it was intended to be developed as an ecological mitigation area (EMA), to compensate the wetlands lost as a result of the urban development of Tin Shui Wai New Town. In 1988, several Hong Kong Government departments started a project to expand the EMA into a wetland ecotourism attraction.

The project has stated that the site should sustain its ecological mitigation functions, and the development should enhance ecological function of the EMA and turn it into a wetlands conservation area. The Wetland Park Project has been designated by Administration as one of the Millennium projects, its development has introduced more insight about the wetland ecosystem to the general public, and since then the EMA has emerged into a conservation, education and tourism facility.

Phase 1 of the Hong Kong Wetland Park was opened in 2000 and Phase 2 in 2006, it is the first ecotourism attraction with an admission fee in Hong Kong. The 61-hectare Hong Kong Wetland Park demonstrates the diversity of Hong Kong's wetland ecosystem and highlights the need to conserve them. It provides an education and recreation venue for the local and overseas visitors to explore more about the functions and values of wetlands. Inside the park you will find a 10,000 square metres visitor center, the Wetland Interactive World, with exhibits demonstrating the importance of wetland on biodiversity, civilization and conservation. The park features the Wetland Reserve site which is a man-made wetland area that provides a natural environment for waterfowls and wildlife, such as the Mangrove Boardwalk, fish pond, mudflat and riverside, allow visitors to get up close to wildlife that are distinctive in Hong Kong Wetland Park, such as Hong Kong Paradise fish, Romer's Tree Frog, and Black-faced Spoonbill, etc.

(852) 3152 2666 (General Enquiries) (852) 2617 5218 (Ticketing)
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