We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All photos (125)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“tai po market”(4 reviews)
“reservoir”(9 reviews)
“mei”(5 reviews)
Plover Cove is a popular destination for cycling and hiking.
Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong, China
Tai Po
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Hong Kong
from $115.86
More Info
from $72.01
More Info
from $202.66
More Info
Reviews (27)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews tai po market reservoir mei boating bus
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

The Plover Cove Reservoir is a very nice getaway from HK's city life. It is about half an hour away by bus or mini bus from the Tai Po Market Train Station. The dam itself is 2.2km one way, so a walk back and forth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Helen Y
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

This time we have taken Minibus from Tai Po Market to Tai Mei Tuk Pool bus, than we rent a bike. This is how to enjoy the windy December plus beautiful nature panorama. We cycling along the cycle tracks look at as closed to Tsz...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank lifiak
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Difficult to begin, it had almost everything, hire a rowing boat or cycle, have a barbecue, or eat at one of the fantastic casual restaurants, go for a walk to the waterfall at Brides Pool or maybe arrive at dusk and watch the sun set....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rbuckell
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Plover cove many times with my Son & his 2 dogs. This time I took my friend as it was her first visit to Hong Kong & I think it's a good place to walk & chill out. Sit & have a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Margaret W
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The Plover Cove reservoir is an absolute must visit attraction while in Hong Kong. It's as far as it gets from central Hong Kong (located in the New Territories). The reservoir is beautifully located next to the green mountains, with numerous islands and islets in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Plover Cover reservoir is a place that natural lover ll love to visit the scenic reservoir on the other side and the sea on the other side. The reservoir is 2 Km long and its very well be accesses by foot and by bi cycle....More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Accessible by bus and has a small carpark. Bike hire, boat hire and a barbecue area on site. Walk inwards towards the reservoir and you will be rewarded with a fine peaceful aura. Plenty of restaurants on the other side of the road. If you...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank HKeater
Reviewed March 21, 2016

I’ve always had an inaccurate impression of HK. For me HK is a concrete forest. But my friend proved me wrong. He took my husband and I for a day trip. First he took us to Plover Cove Reservoir. All I could see was a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Christina C
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Yes. This requires a few transfer from MTR Kowloon tong 九龍 塘 station to Rail station @Tai Po 大埔 Then mini bus to 船灣淡水湖 Take a picture of this Chinese description so you can show bus driver or get help with direction. Scenic is absolutely...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank LizaTam
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

From Tai Po Market you can catch either 75K or the 20c green mini bus to Tai Mei Tuk. From there follow the signs for Plover Cove Reservoir. The walk across the dam is a bit long but flat and there are quite a few...More

Thank SYC80
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 747 nearby hotels
Horizon Suite Hotel
37 reviews
3.39 miles away
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
2,408 reviews
4.66 miles away
GreenTree Inn Shenzhen Zhongying Street
2 reviews
5.39 miles away
Shatoujiao Hotel
35 reviews
5.42 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13,778 nearby restaurants
Chung Shing Thai Restaurant
40 reviews
.39 miles away
27 reviews
.47 miles away
Bahia Restaurant Chung King BBQ
16 reviews
.65 miles away
Jack's Terrazza Ristorante (Tai Po)
9 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,844 nearby attractions
Tsz Shan Monastery
182 reviews
2.03 miles away
Shenzhen Shatou Cape
13 reviews
4.90 miles away
Shenzhen Zhongying Street
38 reviews
4.79 miles away
Man Mo Temple
1,080 reviews
4.99 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
December 26, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely it would be a great day out. I go there with my Son who lives in Hong Kong & we take his 2 dogs. You see many people with their bikes. Have a great time. I know you will.
Sue W
February 12, 2015|
Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
Yes to car parking & definitely yes to dog walking. Enjoy yourselves. We always do.