ENDEMIC ROMER'S TREE FROG

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Romer’s Tree Frog, Liuixalus romer, a nocturnal frog  as big as the size of one's finger, is endemic to Hong Kong.  Romer's tree frog was named after John D. Romer, who first discovered this little creature in 1952. The population was thought to have  disappeared in 1953.  In 1984, the frog was rediscovered.

ENDEMIC FROG

HKD1,500 / Person
HKD1,200 / Person for group of 4 or more

Duration: 4 hours (1800-2200)

April - September

Minimum 2 Participants, Maximum 5 people in a group

Tour Location: Ngong Ping Site of Special Scientific Interests 

Assembly Point: MTR Tung Chung Station / Mui Wo Pier

Including:

  • English-speaking Local Guide

  • Use of Head Lights & Flash Lights

  • Use of Eco-Friendly Insect Repellent

  • Snapshots service along the tour

  • Transportation within Lantau Island

  • Insurance

*SIGHT OF WILD ANIMALS IS NOT GUARANTEED*

Optional:

​We offer hotel pick up and drop off service to and from tour location at extra cost.

We'll provide a quote when making a booking.

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TOUR ABOUT

Endemic Frog & Habitat

As an endangered species, Romer's tree frog is protected under the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance of Hong Kong. Ngong Ping is one out of 70 Sites of Special Scientific Interests (SSSIs) in Hong Kong designated to protect unique yet fragile microhabitats of the ecosystem.  The SSSI in Ngong Ping aims to protect the largest population inhabited of endemic and threaten Romer’s Tree Frog.  Originally, Romer’s Tree Frog could only be found on outlying islands.  Due to the construction of the airport at Chek Lap Kok islands in the 1990s, captive breeding and relocation were done in various parts of the New Territories and Hong Kong Island as well.

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