Cape D'Aguilar

Coordinates: 22°12′28″N 114°15′38″E / 22.20778°N 114.26056°E / 22.20778; 114.26056
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Cape D'Aguilar
Cape D'Aguilar
Traditional Chinese鶴咀
Literal meaningCrane Beak
Kau Pei Chau

Cape D'Aguilar (Chinese: 鶴咀) is a cape on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The cape is on the southeastern end of D'Aguilar Peninsula. To its north are Shek O and D'Aguilar Peak.


It is named after Major-General George Charles d'Aguilar.


Cape D'Aguilar is in the Southern District.[1] Nearby, there are two small islands collectively called Kau Pei Chau (狗髀洲). A channel called Sheung Sze Mun (雙四門) is located close to the cape.

Marine Reserve[edit]

Cape D'Aguilar is environmentally protected as part of the Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve.


Common sightseeings for visitors include the Bone's of Miss Willy, a whale's skeleton display mounted in front of the University of Hong Kong Swire Institute of Marine Science.

The Crab's Eye is a sea cave off the Cape D'Aguilar Road, connected to the Thunder Cave. It is also a popular sightseeing point for tourists.

Another popular sightseeing point is the Bokhara Battery, the remains of an artillery battery that is used during the Battle of Hong Kong.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "District Council Constituency Boundaries - Southern District (Sheet 2)" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
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22°12′28″N 114°15′38″E / 22.20778°N 114.26056°E / 22.20778; 114.26056