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Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

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A walk among the trees with butterflies and all kinds of interesting insects around.

The weather is a bit cooler so there is a less problem of mosquitoes. You pay the entrance fee at... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Douglas H
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Waterfalls and serenity

After a 14 hour flight it was refreshing to stretch our legs and suck in fresh air on this 3 mile... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Nov 26, 2017
“A walk among the trees with butterflies and all kinds of interesting insects around.”
Mar 5, 2017
“Waterfalls and serenity ”
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150 Fung Yuen Road, Hong Kong, China
Tai Po
+852 3111 7344
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The weather is a bit cooler so there is a less problem of mosquitoes. You pay the entrance fee at the reception, and then make your way to gardens/hillside/fields. Though not a very big area, on a warm day, you can see A LOT OF...More

1  Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

After a 14 hour flight it was refreshing to stretch our legs and suck in fresh air on this 3 mile trail, Popular among locals that visit the village for tea and noodles we ventured on to the waterfalls and reservoir. We stopped for a...More

1  Thank ZenDark30
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Excellent place to see many butterflies, some of which are rare, and the plants that attract them. If you are a photographer, you can spend hours here taking pictures. Catch a bus or taxi from University MTR stop. Reserve is in shadows of a modern...More

1  Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I am a frequent visitor to this place which is small by all standards as it is basically a small section of a village known as Fung Yuen Village. Though with an element of luck at times I have been able to take very good...More

1  Thank Teruce
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We accidentally discover this place on a website and we are glad that we went. This reserve is full of butterflies and it is a great day out. For people who likes taking photographs, there is plenty of opportunities. Make sure you bring some mosquito...More

1  Thank EastmeetsWestAB
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve is a semi-wild nature garden with various types of trees and flowers which attracts scores of butterflies. It's a great place to stroll around and take photos or videos. The garden is far off other tourist attractions so it usually doesn't...More

2  Thank N_K
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Nice way to spend a morning or afternoon with your kids for some wild life experience. Avoid the hot Summer days. Very knowledgable staff.

1  Thank cristovano
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We had read reviews, so we went with no expectations. This is not a tourist attraction but a hidden little nature gem. It is not easy to get to if you don't know the area, but nothing that google maps can't fix. I would suggest...More

2  Thank HongKongDayzee
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The reserve is not a large one but it is a small spot which offers butterfly photographers and lovers the most within a few hours within the territories of Hong Kong and Macao. I have been a frequent visitor to the place for a few...More

1  Thank Teruce
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve is not really an attraction. I'm sure the organization is doing important scientific work, and I admire it for that reason. However, Lonely Planet Hong Kong describes this place as if it is something other than a few weedy garden...More

4  Thank PennsylvaniaTom
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