KEMBALI MEETING DETAILS

 

-TAI TAM-

LOGISTICS

Honouring the Meeting Time:  
Please know we have a 10mins allowance for waiting time. In order to honour those who have arrived on time. Unfortunately, we will not be able to coordinate with latecomers once we have started our walk.

Meeting place:

Entrance of Tai Tam Country Park (South) on Tai Tam Road. Please meet us by the gate barriers by the side of the public toilets. Please refer to map below for reference   

 

Trail:

We will first walk along the paved trail of Tai Tam countrypark. The trail will make a turn and part of the trail will be moving through fairly dense forest with uneven ground. The last section of the walk will be along a river gorge where participants will be walking along the edge of a river, with some potential of rock hopping. The walk is mostly flat, and accessible for those with moderate fitness, though good balance is required.

What should I bring to the walk?

Essential

 

  • Water bottle, 1.5litres

  • Hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent

  • Comfortable clothing, suitable for outdoors and sitting on the floor.

  • Suggest long trousers to protect from insect bites

  • Comfortable walking shoes

 

*A mat, or camping chair. The ground at the location of the walk is quite rocky at certain parts, please bring a yoga mat or something similar to sit on for extra comfort.

Optional

 

  • Journal/notebook

  • Packed lunch/Snacks

 

 

 

*You are welcome to bring your camera. However, we do encourage people to leave digital devices behind during the 3 hour walk.

Your guide: Jasmine Nunns
Jasmine Nunns has always been passionate about animals and the natural environment. Having spent a childhood climbing trees, digging for earth worms, and rescuing animals, it led her to working for animal welfare and environmental conservation charities, channelling her work to connecting people with animals and nature.

Over her 12 years working in experiential education, Jasmine has continually pursued further development to arm herself with the skills and knowledge needed to help others on their journey of connection. Jasmine is a ICF certified professional coach, she has also been trained in Permaculture Design, Mindfulness, and Eco-Therapy. Jasmine has also attended courses in NVC (Non-Violent Communication), nature connection and is a certified Nature & Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy. In addition, she is a Master Educator in Leave No Trace ethics and a Wilderness First Aid Responder.

 

 

FAQs

What are my transport options for getting to and from the meeting point?
 

  • MTR to Chai Wan station, then take 16X mini bus towards Stanley. Alight at Tai Tam Reservoir.

  • Bus - Number 14 from Sai Wan Ho towards Stanley Fort. Alight at Tai Tam Reservoir

  • Taxi – from closest MTR station (Chai Wan/Shau Kei Wan) Approx $60-70

 

Will there be toilets there?
There will be a public toilet at the meeting point to the start of the walk on Tai Tam Road.

 

Will there be food provided?
Snacks will be provided by the organiser. However, we recommend you have a hearty breakfast, and bring whatever you need to keep comfortable before we end at noon. Please do let us know if you have any dietary requirements, or food allergies.

 

I'm not very fit, does this matter?

The Forest Therapy Walk is designed to slow us down, tune into our senses, and the environment. The pace of the Forest Therapy walk will therefore be very slow, and suitable for all levels of fitness. Once at the site, we will be walking among the forested area and along a riverside made up of rocky boulders. Care should be taken in walking through uneven terrain if participants are not used to these conditions.

Are my children allowed to come?
Kembali offers programmes and workshops specifically for families and children, please contact us if you are interested in booking a family event. For this event, the minimum age is 14yrs.

Enquiry:
Please contact Jasmine Nunns
connect@kembali.org
6110 9293

 

Meeting point:

Tai Tam Country Park South Entrance

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Have other questions? Contact us and we'll get back to you within 24 hours - connect@kembali.org

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