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West Brother Graphite Mine Geological Study

Hong Kong consist of 263 islands, in which, most of them are uninhibited. West Brother island is among one of them. West Brother Island is located between Tuen Mun and Lantau Island. It is 4 km away from the northern coast of Lantau Island. The graphite mine on the island operated from 1952 to 1971 with most of its production exported to the United Kingdom and the United States.

Date: – Public tour is available every Sunday. – Private tour is available for educational bodies with a minimum of 25 participants. Please contact us directly to make a reservation.

Target: – Suitable for families of all ages

Language : – Cantonese (English on request)

Duration: – 4 hours (The exact time will be depended on the tidal of the day as some of the check points are located at the shore of the island in which they might be covered up during the high tide of the day.)

Price: – HKD 280 per person

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Ma On Shan Magnetite Mine Geological Study

This mine is the biggest mine in the History of Hong Kong. Over 5,000 workers is here during the operation. A study tour to this mine will surely enhance the students understanding of this once thriving history.

Date:  – Private tour is available for educational bodies with a minimum of 25 participants. Please contact us directly to make a reservation.

Target: – Suitable for students and parents of ages above 12 years old

Language : – Cantonese (English on request)

Duration: – 4 hours

Price: – HKD 180 per person

 


 

The Tale of Two underground worlds – Gin Drunkers Line Redoubt and Needle Hill Wolframite Mine Historical Study

Gin Drunkers Line is a defense line setup by British during the World War II. It is even called “Eastern Maginot Line”. The tour will visit the defense headquarter at Shing Mun Redoubt which is well preserved. Afterward, the Needle Hill Wolframite Mine will be visited, which is an abandoned mine in the 1970s.

Time: 9:30am to 5:00pm

Target: Public

Date: Every Saturday

Gathering Point: Kwan Hing MTR Exit A

Quota: 20 persons

Price: HKD 380 per person

  • Half-day tour is also available on request, the price is HKD 220 per person (either Gin Drunkers Line Redoubt or Needle Hill Wolframite Mine
  • included transportation, professional geological and ecological guide, insurance.

 


 

The Misery Frontier Closed Area – Lin Ma Hang Village & Galena Mine Historical Study

This tour will bring you to the less-traveled Frontier Closed Area between Hong Kong and mainland China. Visit the long isolated Lin Ma Hang Village. And the Galena Mine which operated from 1920s to 1970s. It is now listed as the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for bats.

Date: Every Sunday

Gathering Point: Transportation pick up at your district

Quota: 20 persons

Price: HKD 280 per person

 

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