Three Fathoms Cove

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Three Fathoms Cove. The island on the right is Wu Chau. The buildings in the foreground are part of Kei Ling Ha San Wai. HK ThreeFathomsCove.JPG
Three Fathoms Cove. The island on the right is Wu Chau. The buildings in the foreground are part of Kei Ling Ha San Wai.
Distant view of Yung Shue O across Three Fathoms Cove. Yung Shue O 2011.JPG
Distant view of Yung Shue O across Three Fathoms Cove.

Three Fathoms Cove or Kei Ling Ha Hoi (Chinese :企嶺下海) is a cove in Tai Po District, Hong Kong.

It is surrounded by Shap Sze Heung (Tseng Tau and Tai Tung are along the coast), Kei Ling Ha, Yung Shue O, Wong Tei Tung and Sham Chung. Most of its east shore constitutes part of the Sai Kung West Country Park.

To the north the cove is connected to Tolo Harbour and the Tolo Channel. The islands of Sam Pui Chau (三杯酒) and Wu Chau (烏洲) are located within the cove.

Coordinates: 22°25′30″N114°16′42″E / 22.424904°N 114.278326°E / 22.424904; 114.278326


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