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Lantau Island

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Lantau Island
 

The physical feature of Lantau Mountain is with high elevation on southwest and low one on northeast. Its main peak, Phoenix Mountain has an altitude of 935 meters, which is the second highest peak in Hong Kong.

    As a mountainous area, there is only a small piece of land that is flat along the mountain stream. The most crowded place of the island is Tai O Town in the southwest. Ever since 70’s, lots of Hong Kong residents have preferred to visit Lantau Island and play and rest there on weekends and holidays. Therefore, Tai O Town is busy and prosperous now.