The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Orienteering Association of Hong Kong, China jointly organise the World Orienteering Week Carnival.  Various orienteering activities, including sprint orienteering course, orienteering maze and string orienteering, and game booths promoting “Hiking Etiquette” are set up for you to experience the exciting sport and have fun in nature. Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the body and mind. Participants will visit a series of control points marked on a detailed orienteering map, making it a great way to experience and enjoy nature. 

The public is welcome to join the carnival and have a taste of orienteering in the country park.


Date: 18 – 19 May 2024 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10:00 – 16:00 (Last call for orienteering: 15:30)
Venue: Lions Nature Education Centre, Sai Kung
How to get there: Public Transport or Carnival shuttle



  1. Activities for both carnival days are the same; pre-registration is not required.
  2. The event will be cancelled without prior notice if Thunderstorm Warning, any Rainstorm Warning or Tropical Cyclone Warning is hoisted at 7 a.m. on the activity day.  Visit this website or Hong Kong Country Parks Facebook Page for update of the activities.

Orienteering activities:

1.    Sprint orienteering course
Find out all the control points of the special carnival courses inside Lions Nature Education Centre.  All ages and technical levels are suitable for this activity.  Compasses may be borrowed if required.

Photo of WOD carnival - Sprint orienteering course

Photo of WOD carnival - Sprint orienteering course


2.    Orienteering maze
Navigate in the intricate maze, punch at the correct control points and find your way out at your quickest time.  All ages and technical levels are suitable for this activity. 

A mini maze is specially designed for children aged 8 or under to complete by themselves.

Photo of WOD carnival - Orientation maze



3.    String Orienteering
A simple and fun way to introduce orienteering and nature to children!  Guided by a string, going along the terrain to complete the activity.

Photo of WOD carnival - String Orienteering


4.    Coach Corner – Tips from The Hong Kong, China Orienteering Team
A great opportunity to learn or improve orientation skills with the Hong Kong, China orienteering elites!  Feel free to ask them for experience sharing and advice.

Photo of WOD carnival - Coach Corner

Photo of WOD carnival - Coach Corner

Other Activities:

Game booth and tattoo sticker booth about “Hiking Etiquette”

Photo of WOD Carnival - Game booth

Photo of WOD Carnival - Game booth


How to get there:

Lions Nature Education Centre:

Take the following public transportation, get off at Pak Kong bus stop and then walk to the Centre.

  1. KMB bus no. 92 Diamond Hill MTR station - Sai Kung
  2. KMB bus no. 96R Diamond Hill MTR station - Wong Shek Pier (only available on Sundays and public holidays)
  3. NWFB bus no. 792M Tsueng Kwan O MTR station to Sai Kung
  4. Green mini-bus no. 1 Telford Garden - Sai Kung
  5. Green mini-bus no. 1A Choi Hung MTR station - Sai Kung
  6. Green mini-bus no. 12 Po Lam - Sai Kung
  7. Green mini-bus no. 101M Hang Hau MTR station - Sai Kung


Shuttle Bus:

Shuttles are available between Po Yap Road, Tseung Kwan O (outside Tseung Kwan O MTR station Exit B1) and Lions Nature Education Centre (LNEC) at 20 to 25-minute intervals. 

Service hours: 
From Tseung Kwan O station to LNEC: from 9:40 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
From LNEC to Tseung Kwan O station: from 10:20 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
Shuttle buses are 28-seaters, seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Shuttle bus stop at Po Yap Road, Tseung Kwan O (outside Tseung Kwan O MTR station Exit B1)


Shuttle bus stop at Lions Nature Education Centre


Please contact the OAHK for enquiries about the World Orienteering Week Carnival.

Hotline: 2504 8614 / 9319 8176