Sok Kwu Wan

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Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island
Sok Kwu Wan viewed from Lamma Island walk

Sok Kwu Wan (Chinese: 索罟灣) or Picnic Bay (Chinese: 野餐灣) is a bay on the east coast of Lamma Island, Hong Kong. A fishing town of the same name, Sok Kwu Wan, in the bay has a cluster of seafood restaurants near the ferry pier.

There is a Tin Hau Temple in Sok Kwu Wan.[1]

A planned community is under discussion to be developed at the site of Sok Kwu Wan's abandoned quarry. The development could house an anticipated additional 6,000 residents on the island. Zoning for the community could consist of up to 1900 units with 700 reserved for subsidized housing, a 260 suite hotel, and facilities for water sports. The site plans to preserve a green belt consisting of a lake and many acres of pristine woodlands.[2]


The town is serviced by ferries from the Outlying Ferry Pier No. 4 in Central, taking 35 to 45 minutes, and from Aberdeen via Mo Tat by Chuen Kee Ferry, taking about 30 minutes.


  1. ^ Tin Hau Temple (Sok Kwu Wan)
  2. ^ Wong, Olga.'Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan'.March 19,2014.South China Morning Post. Retrieved March 19, 2014

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Coordinates: 22°12′18″N 114°7′54″E / 22.20500°N 114.13167°E / 22.20500; 114.13167