Flower World

Tai Kong Po Village, 232 Kam Sheung Rd., Yuen Long, 3126-5155
If your dad is an avid horticulturalist, let him get his hands dirty at Flower World. Established by the Hong Kong Helping People Association Limited, this is the first local organic farm which focuses on flower-growing. They have hundreds of chrysanthemums, sunflowers, lavenders, lilies and roses, with sunflowers blooming all year round. You can also pick your own seasonal variety of organic vegetables and fruit to savor at home...

G Sexsation

Shop 61, U, Ho Shun Tai Building, Sai Ching St., Yuen Long, 2944-0699
This little shop has a huge range of toys, from small vibrators to more risque S&M equipment. You'll also find some comedic glow-in-the dark items such as a life-sized doll and a blow-up cow with sound effects. Japanese culture fans will love this shop’s costume selection, which includes different styles of kimonos and seifukus. It also has an enormous range of sex toys and other items...

HK Organic Country

Ho Pui Reservoir Pat Heung, Yuen Long, 2680-9080
Certified by international organizations OCIA and NOP, this organic farm is open to students, groups and other organizations on weekends and public holidays. It grows its own veggies, as well as importing organic produce from Australia. The website is updated daily so you can order the freshest veggies at a reasonable price. Eggplant, cactus and ling zhi are just one click away.   

International Riding Centre

228 Fan Kam Rd., Yuen Long, 2488-0828
One of the largest private horse-riding facilities in Hong Kong, the International Riding Center encompasses 160,000 square feet of space, including five irrigated sand paddocks. The center offers classes for children who are at least 6 years old, as well as adults who weigh less than 75kg. Private lessons cost $500 for 30 minutes while group lessons are $500 for 45 minutes.

Kam Tin Red Brick House

Tze Tong Tsuen, Kam Tin, Yuen Long
Red Brick House is an indoor market featuring a variety of one-of-a-kind products under one roof. Here you’ll find export-quality housewares, sweetly scented candles, artistic handicrafts, garden-fresh flowers and much more at unbelievably low prices. The market is about seven minutes’ walk from exit B of the MTR West Rail line’s Kam Sheung Road station and has ample parking spaces.

Mai Po Marshes

Mai Po Nature Reserve, Yuen Long, 2482-0369
Who knew that Hong Kong was a bird-watchers’ paradise? The 1,500-hectare Mai Po Marshes reserve is run by the World Wildlife Fund and is a designated Wetland of International Importance thanks to the thousands of migratory wading birds who pass through each autumn and winter.

Mai Po Nature Reserve

Mai Po Village, Sin Tin, Yuen Long, 2471-3480
The fish ponds and wetlands of the Mai Po marshes, near Yuen Long, are a haven for migratory birds, including the critically endangered black-faced spoonbill, the Dalmatian pelican and oriental stork, as well as more common herons, egrets and other waterbirds. Managed by the World Wide Fund for Nature, the reserve has 24 traditionally operated shrimp ponds, possibly the only such ponds left in southern China...


50, Yau Uk Tseun, Pat Heung, Kam Tin Rd., Yuen Long, 2488-1823
The company is widely acclaimed in Hong Kong and is a member of the Classic Car Club Hong Kong restoration team. They’re experts in classic cars and are able to add a simple slick of paint down to more complex projects. The team of UK-trained and qualified mechanics specialize in restoration, repairs, servicing, annual licence inspections and vehicle sourcing.

Our Farm

Kam Sheung Rd., Yuen Long, 2483-1400
Our Farm produces a wide selection of organic, seasonal fruits and vegetables. In any given season, you’ll find more than 10 types available, from cabbage, eggplant and pak choi to fruits such as bananas. In addition to its farm shop, Our Farm also offer activities such as vegetable picking, barbecue, “poon choi” bowl feasts, tofu-making workshops and more. If you really want to till the land yourself, you can event rent a plot of land there at $1,000 per season or $3,200 per year...

Petworld Resort

351 Shui Mei Tsuen, Kam Tin, Yuen Long, 2470-6928
Petworld Resort is not your usual doggie kennel or boarding home—instead it features deluxe rooms and “premier suites” with access to private playgrounds, or even a penthouse for your four-legged friend. Your dog will be pampered with orthopedic beds and gourmet treats, and can while away its days in the large gardens, swimming pool, or even with a spot of hydrotherapy on the underwater treadmill...

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