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“Pretty Nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shenzhen Mangrove Nature Reserve

Shenzhen Mangrove Nature Reserve
Bank of Shenzhen Bay, Futian District, Shenzhen 524448, China
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Ranked #10 of 350 attractions in Shenzhen
Type: Reservations
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This reserve offers a great antidote to the hustle and bustle of Shenzhen (not to mention the city's many theme parks). Rent a bike or do some bird watching or just spend time on the boardwalk admiring the vistas of the city. It is the only nature reserve in an urban center in all of China.
Hong Kong, China
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“Pretty Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Overall, I give this four stars.

The Mangrove Nature Reserve (officially called Hongshulin Reserve) connects many parks along the shore which forms a pretty large area. It is clean with many facilities such as toilets, restaurants and tuck shops scattered around and is pretty convenient.

Along the shore, there is a nice view of Hong Kong, which is just opposite of where you'll be standing.

I strongly recommend a bike ride. The price is reasonable and the bike lane is long and comfortable, with a nicely laid flat road which passes by the Universiade Sports Stadium and through many other parks. There is a soft breeze as you're by the sea so the temperature will not make a ride too difficult.

I would recommend a three-hour visit starting sometime around 3 or 4 to avoid the sun so cycling or hiking will be more comfortable.

Visited June 2014
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Shenzhen, China
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“One part of Shenzhen that is clean”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is a well-kept area with a chance to explore nature. We took our students there for a field trip.

Visited May 2014
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“Excellent place for biking and walking in Shenzhen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Never expected this mangrove nature reserve is so relaxing. Other than biking, it is also a good place for walking along the Shenzhen Bay. Many many trees in this park. I love it and will definitely visit it again to see sunset in future.

Visited May 2014
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“An amazing concession to Shenzhen's wild building spree”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

City planners had the foresight to preserve a few miles of coastline along Shenzhen Bay, making a relaxing park and boardwalk for all to enjoy. Parking there on weekends has apparently become a problem recently. It's much easier to take the bus to Hongshu Ling, (Red) Mangrove Park. Rent a bike, bring a lunch, jog or simply take a relaxing walk along the bay. You can almost forget the frenetic ciy pace just a few meters away.

Visited December 2013
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“Relax Biking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Have a relax biking in the breeze; Very nice place for a pleasant walk inside the huge city. I like this place.

Visited April 2013
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