To say that Pui O is packed with bars and restaurants (and bar-restaurants) would be overstatement but for such a small village there are a surprising number.
From treating a tiny bug bite to finding lost terrapins and doing house calls, the team at the Community Vet Clinic in Pui O has, time and again, proven invaluable to small animals (and their owners) throughout South Lantau. At the helm is petite, camera-shy Dr Queeny Chan who came on board two years ago.
If you can’t quite tear yourself away from Pui O after a day at the beach or a hike in nearby Lantau South Country Park, there are plenty of options for a staycation whether you’re a camper, a caravaner or more of a cabana type.
When crossing the Pui O wetlands, you’ll often see a tiny figure, basket in hand, calling out to the water buffalo. Jean Leung, Pui O’s own buffalo whisperer, has been
tending to the herd for over 11 years, watching out for the sick or injured and providing food for those that cannot get enough to eat by themselves.
“Business has been growing tremendously for the past couple of years,” Henny Robertson says of Garden Plus, the deceptively small looking, 13-year-old garden centre she runs on South Lantau Road.
Never has a back-to-school season been so eagerly anticipated by parents, teaching staff and students as it was in September. At Lantau International School (LIS), the staff – led by Principal James Lambert – have used what they learnt during the 2019/2020 school year closures to strengthen their programme across the board for both face-to-face
and distance learning.
Pui O’s wetlands made headlines again in August, when some 5,000 residents signed a Save Lantau Alliance petition demanding that an unauthorised campsite near
Pui O Beach be removed.
In this, our first insider’s guide to Pui O, we’re inviting you to enjoy the village and its many attractions as the locals do. We’ve sorted through everything Pui O has to offer to bring you the best of the best all in one handy compact guide. From pastimes to pets, and education to staycations, it’s all here.
The long-running campaign to prevent further damage to the Pui O wetlands faced a serious setback on September 13
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