Where is SIS?
Shekou International School is centrally located at the heart of the Pearl River Delta. Home to several major oil companies, oil service companies, electronics firms, and many hi-tech entrepreneurs, the Special Economic Zone continues to grow rapidly and has the highest standard of living in all of China.
Shekou is accessible by direct ferry from Hong Kong, Macao, and Zhuhai. (45 minutes to 1.5 hours). Direct ferry service to Hong Kong International Airport is a short and convenient 25 minute ferry ride with no need to process Hong Kong immigration.
The Shenzhen Bay ("Shenzhen Wan") bridge links the New Territories to Shekou, providing for a 40 minute travel time by coach from the Hong Kong airport, and efficient customs with shorter queues than at the other Hong Kong border crossings at Futian and Luohu.
The school is convenient to the city center of Shenzhen (30-45 minutes by car.) Luxury houses and affordable apartments are abundant. Adjacent to the school there are many properties appealing to expatriates. Shekou has numerous shopping opportunities, a wide range of restaurants, and a variety of sports and recreation venues.
For more information on the Shekou-Shenzhen area, see: