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Pak Ma Tsui 西貢白馬咀
Hong Kong

西貢麻南笏半島地形狹長,末端如叉狀,三面環海,而白馬咀Pak Ma Tsui 位於島上最南端岬角,面對牛尾海,景觀不俗。白馬咀前眺牛尾洲、鷓鴣山、張公山、白水碗及科技大學一帶等,右鄰為萬頭咀及沙咀岬角,內有三星灣及面臨內海的白沙灣,左鄰則為西貢內海的橋咀島及滘西洲等,由於其處於尾端海角,除了有一大片平整的礁塊外,其周邊還分佈多個海蝕隙,風浪不大時,崖岸可作嬉水及泳綑。今天到西貢麻籃笏行山!麻籃笏是一個半島,三面環海,東是西貢海,西是白沙灣,南是牛尾海,而且不難行,只因為它不是大路郊遊徑,所以少人遊覽。

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