Island House Welcomes YouBuilt at the beginning of the 20th century and declared a heritage monument in 1983, Island House is home to 140 plant species, comprising a mixture of local and introduced species ranging from ferns to mature trees. Sign up for one of our public eco guided visits and learn more about the history of this heritage site and its natural surroundings!
Island House hosts various activities, events and programmes that highlight the importance of conservation and sustainable living. You can also learn how to protect our oceans by reducing the use of plastics. Enjoy a free cup of coffee/tea, visit our marine ecosystem and ocean protection exhibitions, and find that sustainable solution lifestyle product you’ve been looking for – now available at our reception area.
Explore the African “Wilderness” at Island House!
Immerse yourself in Africa’s wildlife through this new photo exhibition at Island House. View the continent through the lens of financial businessman and photographer Tang Yu Lap. “Wilderness” captures nature in its element and the majesty of the continent during Tang’s trip to Africa in 2017. The founder of multinational finance house, Hantec Group, is an avid photographer, travelling around the world documenting his trips through words and photographs. Don’t miss this exhibition that promises to bring you closer to nature!
Learn about marine conservation and sustainable living practices at two key events coming up at Island House. Starting on 5 September, the highly popular Sea for Future Exhibition will feature at our Island House Conservation Studies Centre, where you can explore Hong Kong’s rich marine biodiversity and support our campaign for expanded marine protected areas. Featuring augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies as well as workshops, the exhibits immerse visitors in the beauty of the underwater sea world. Find out more!
Join us for Island House Festival!Discover sustainable solutions and how to reduce your ecological footprint at the Island House Festival, 8-9 December at our Island House Conservation Studies Centre. Learn how to change the way you live through talks from conservation experts, eco-guided visits around the historic building and surrounding grounds, film screenings and a green market for eco-friendly products and snacks. Register before 8 November for an early bird discount!
Date: 8-9 December (Sat and Sun)
Time: 10am to 6pm
Venue: Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Tai Po
Participants will receive a FREE 30-day WWF-Hong Kong membership and two food & beverage coupons for use at the festival.
- Guided Eco Visits
- Photo Exhibition of African Wildlife (Photography by Laurent Baheux)
Sustainability Exhibition Centre Opening Hours