Fangchenggang's tourism industry has developed very fast in the past two years. Among them, mangroves are one of the most popular scenic spots. Shijiao mangrove is located in Shijiao village on the West Bank of Jiangshan peninsula. It is an important part of Beilun Estuary National Nature Reserve. It has been listed in the international list of important wetlands. It has the third largest mangrove in the world and the largest contiguous area of mainland coast in China. " Mangrove, commonly known as Hailan, is a natural barrier to protect the coast. It can resist storm surges, prevent wind and consolidate the embankment. It is also a unique marine plant for purifying sea water. It is also the home of fish, shrimp, crab and other marine animals. It has the reputation of "coast guard".
The mangroves here are lush and green with a layer of wax on the leaves. They are bright and particularly plump. There is also a pavilion in the plank road for tourists to rest and enjoy the mangrove scenery. It is cool and comfortable. On the forest, the plank road shuttles through the forest, sometimes straight and sometimes winding. When you enter the plank road, you are in the green ocean, as if you were in the middle of a painting, No matter how the seasons change, the mangroves still do not change color, adding a spring like warmth to the cold winter
Every year, it coincides with the migration of migratory birds. Standing on the bird watching platform, watching egrets flutter, and foraging with all kinds of rare birds here. White birds are dotted with green leaves, which is another scenery.
At present, Shijiao Nature Reserve has built scientific research and Science Popularization Center, ecological museum, forest viewing platform (Bird viewing platform), Pearl Lake constructed wetland, mangrove stone beach, Pearl Bay Wulian island and other facilities or scenic spots, and has basically built a national 4A tourist scenic area integrating scientific research, leisure, tourism and sightseeing.