Sunset Peak (Hong Kong)

Coordinates: 22°15′26″N 113°57′10″E / 22.25722°N 113.95278°E / 22.25722; 113.95278
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Sunset Peak
Sunset Peak on a Sunny Day.jpg
View of Sunset Peak (2020)
Highest point
Elevation869 m (2,851 ft)
Hong Kong Principal Datum Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates22°15′26″N 113°57′10″E / 22.25722°N 113.95278°E / 22.25722; 113.95278
Sunset Peak is located in Hong Kong
Sunset Peak
Sunset Peak
Location of Sunset Peak in Hong Kong
LocationSouthern Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Sunset Peak or Tai Tung Shan (Chinese: 大東山) is the third-highest peak in Hong Kong and the second-highest on the island of Lantau. It is situated within the Lantau South Country Park and the Lantau North Country Park and stands at a height of 869 metres (2,851 ft) above sea level.[1][2][3] The second-highest of the territory and the highest on the island, the Lantau Peak, is located to its west.


The Cantonese name Tai Tung Shan (Chinese: 大東山; Cantonese Yale: daaih dūng shāan, Jyutping: Daai6 Dung1 Saan1) literally means "Big East Mountain".

The sun sets on Sunset Peak. Viewed from Victoria Harbour.


Sunset Peak is only accessible by foot. It is located on section 2 of the 70 km (43 mi) long Lantau Trail. Section 2 is 6.5 km long and goes from Nam Shan Campsite west of Mui Wo on South Lantau Road (elevation about 120 m), to Pak Kung Au, another campsite on the Tung Chung Road (elevation about 340 m). Both campsites are served by a number of bus routes going to Mui Wo, Tung Chung, and other destinations on Lantau island.[4]

Sunset Peak Huts

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 地理日記:大東山 二東山 Archived 2012-08-02 at
  2. ^ Lands Department (February 2011). "Hong Kong Geographic Data" (PDF). Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Ch 15 - LVIA". Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  4. ^ Stage 2 Nam Shan to Pak Kung Au on The elevations at Nam Shan and Pak Kung Au are taken from a local map.