SEA KAYAK HONG KONG

OCEAN LITERACY INTERNATIONAL

Ocean-Literacy

understanding

the impact

of humans

ocean literacy

HONG KONG

5 DAY CAMP - 2 island locations

Understanding the of humans on the ocean

5 day - 4 nights camping accommodation

Suitable for yrs 13 +

educational Elements

Mapping & Planning

Coastal Trekking

Snorkelling

Meets the following United Nations Global Ocean literacy Standards

1. Earth has one big ocean with many features;
2. The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of earth;
3. The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate;
4. The ocean makes earth habitable.
5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems;
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.

5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

4. The ocean makes earth habitable.
5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems;
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.

Sea kayaking

hiking & Coastal Treks

Field Studies

cleaning the beaches

1. Earth has one big ocean with many features;
2. The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of earth;
3. The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate;
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.
7. The ocean is largely unexplored.

1. Earth has one big ocean with many features;
2. The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of earth;
4. The ocean makes earth habitable.
5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems;
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.
7. The ocean is largely unexplored.

1. Earth has one big ocean with many features; 
4. The ocean makes earth habitable. 
5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.
7. The ocean is largely unexplored.

1. Earth has one big ocean with many features;
4. The ocean makes earth habitable.
6. The ocean and humans are inextricably linked.

Beachside Camping

Learn about ocean literacy NOW.

It’s becoming urgent! 

5 day camps all year.
To download our PDF Ocean Literacy School camps programmes complete the form below. 

SAMPLE ITINERARY

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

5 day programme

For non- Hong Kong based schools, flights & trains arrive daily from various locations in SE Asia, Hong Kong. 
The typical programme is designed to allow 1/2 day travel before and after the week’s activities.

arrive HONG KONG MONDAY - depart FRIDAY

AM (arrival): Pickup from airport or train station.
travel to Hoi Ha Wan camp ground.
PM: Set up camp. Coastal trekking and sit on top sea kayaking activity to explore the Intertidal Zone and coral reefs of this marine reserve.
Evening: Cooking and night camp activities.

 

AM: Exploring Coral Reefs:
Sea kayaking to remote Port Island to explore the impacts of waves & tides. Time to compare the more remote coral reef systems of Hong Kong. This is an island with little or no visitation by humans so impacts on the reefs should be minimal – maybe?

PM: Coastal exploration investigating if remote islands in Hong Kong still have Sustainable Shorelines – Grass Island (Tap Mun).

EV: daily journal

The Ocean at Night: observations & discussion.

AM: Depart Hoi Ha Wan, travel to Tai Tam Wan. Camp already established.
Hike around Tai Tam Reservoir – watershed.

PM: Stream Trek:
Exploring the watershed, it’s influence on ocean salinity. The management systems deployed by civilisation to control water flows.

EV: Daily journal
Camp activities.

AM: Journey to Lamma Island – hike to Sham Wan (the only sea turtle breeding reserve in Hong Kong). Explore the reserve via foot, kayak and snorkel as study of Marine Reptiles.

PM: Sustainable Coastlines beach cleanup in the afternoon before returning to our camp at Tai Tam Wan. 

EV:  Daily Journal
Camp activities.

Dependent on flight times
AM: extra activity or souvenir shopping. 
PM: depart for the airport.

Goodbye Hong Kong