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Technical Visit: Dolphin Watching Tour to West Lantau
 


Date, time & venue

2019-02-23;09:00 - 14:00;Assembly: Tung Chung MTR Station Exit B

 

Organiser: HKIE - Environmental Division


 

Date, Assembly Time & Place

23 February 2019, 9:00am–2:00pm, Tung Chung MTR Station Exit B

 

Programme Highlight

The Chinese White Dolphin (CWD) is resident in Hong Kong’s western waters and the Pearl River Estuary (PRE), and the its population in PRE is unique as it is the largest one along the China’s coastline. However, its abundance in Hong Kong has shown to be declining in recent years. To enhance the awareness and understanding of this beautiful creature, the trip is arranged to have a team of experienced dolphin surveyors to introduce the habitat, behavior, and surveying method of CWD.

 

Proposed Itinerary

-      Assembly at Tung Chung MTR Station, 15-min walk to Tung Chung New Development Ferry Pier for departure.

-      Introduction of CWD habitat and behavior by experienced dolphin surveyors.

-      Search CWD in West Lantau waters

-      Return to TCND Ferry Pier

 

Registration Fee:

 

HKIE-EVD Members

HKIE Student Chapters

Other Participants

HK$100

HK$350

The fee includes

  • Vessel pick up and return to TCND Ferry Pier&

  • Catering services on vessel

     

    Registration & Enquiries

    The number of participants is limited to 35, and the applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. For registration, please complete the online enrollment form in EV Division website (http://ev.hkie.org.hk).  The deadline for registration is 31 January 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by email individually.  For enquiries, please contact Ir Thomas Chan at Thomas.chan@mottmac.com tel. 9768 0758.  CPD certificate will be awarded after technical visit


  • The registration for this site visit was full. Thank you for your attention.





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