Mai Po Nature Reserve | WWF Hong Kong


 
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Mai Po Nature Reserve

Known as Hong Kong’s “Bird Paradise,” the Mai Po Nature Reserve has been managed by WWF-Hong Kong since 1983. With its high diversity of wetland habitats including gei wais, mangroves, intertidal mudflats and reedbeds, the reserve is an important habitat and staging site for waterbirds. Some 60,000 birds form a spectacular scene as they make their annual winter migration to roost in Deep Bay. In 1995, the reserve and the Inner Deep Bay wetlands were recognized as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention. Visitors to Mai Po can experience nature first-hand, enriching their knowledge of Hong Kong’s natural environment and sustainable development.

Visit Mai Po
WWF organizes visits to the Mai Po Nature Reserve, suitable for individual visitors, students and teachers, and specialists.

WWF’s public guided tours of Mai Po are the best and simplest way to experience the beauty of this truly unique and ecologically diverse wetland location. Guided by a nature interpreter, the tour follows a designated trail that explores the gei wai (traditional shrimp ponds), boardwalk and natural habitats of wild lifes, as well as the birdwatching hides.

The vast biodiversity of the Mai Po Nature Reserve makes it a key site for students and educators to learn about our environment first-hand, outside the classroom. Ranging from primary, secondary, tertiary and above, WWF offers a number of on-site educational programmes in Mai Po.
 

ONLINE BOOKING

Book your visit with us now and discover Mai Po’s natural beauty and learn about WWF’s conservation work! All programmes are in Cantonese with some English unless otherwise specified.
 The Adventure of Migration
 Mangrove Boardwalk
 Magic of Mai Po
 (includes MTR shuttle)
 Exploring Mai Po
 (English/Chinese)
 Exploring Mai Po
 (Cantonese/Mandarin)
 Night Safari
 – Action in the Starlight
 Gei Wai Harvesting



 
Events and Activities at Mai Po:

Big Bird Race


Walk for Nature


Magic of Mai Po


Mai Po Public Visit

 
 
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The Reserve is a restricted area under the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance (Chapter 170). In order to minimize disturbance to wildlife, all visitors are expected to behave responsibly and observe codes of entry downloadable here.
 
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Mai Po Nature Reserve
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Mai Po Nature Reserve Centre - Public Visit on the boardwalk  
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Mai Po Nature Reserve Centre - Public Visit on the boardwalk
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Mai Po Nature Reserve
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