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Dragon's Back

Hong Kong, China
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“big wave bay” (214 reviews)
“great hike” (117 reviews)
“easy hike” (70 reviews)
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed this hike greatly. Hong Kong can be very busy, so it was great to leave the city and be surrounded by trees. You'll have to take a bus to the trailhead, but it was not expensive. Please be sure to bring enough water,...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you think that HK is all skyscrapers and shopping then think again. Part of the Hong Kong Trail the Dragon's Back is very easy to reach from the city. Get the tube to Shau Kei Wan and get the number 9 bus from the...More

Thank calmac259100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hiked Dragons Back in less than two hours, and found most of it to be a little dull. The views were nice at the top, but nothing spectacular... I've also hiked Lamma Island in Hong Kong and the views were similar there. The hike...More

1  Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friend who lives in Shek O took us on this 3 hour trek. It gives great views of Stanley and big wave bay. Wear sunscreen much of the trek is exposed. If you are descending into big wave bay, stay to the right. The...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in early July. Was told it wasn't the best time because it was rainy season. The hike up can get muddy and slippery. I'm glad there was light rain the day I hiked though - the next day was scorching hot I think...More

Thank Woon Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who enjoy walking its well worth a trip and a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of the city. Great views and finishes at a lovely beach.

Thank cjlufc10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This final 8km section of the Hong Kong Trail was a welcome escape. It is easy to get to (allow 40 mins from down town). A climb right at the start quickly brings you to good views. Quite a few people were sharing the trail...More

Thank 777alsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From MTR Shau Kei Wan, Exit A3. Catch the minibus 9 and stop at To Tai Wan on Shek O Road. At the first fork go up (turning right) and go until the Peak. Stunning views. The second part is more relaxing and full of...More

Thank Giada P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only did the Pok Fu Lam reservoir part of the 'Dragons back' or HK trail. Although many travel uphill, I went down, and it took about 20-25 minutes. Im quite a fast walker but the ground was wet and a lot of leaves so I...More

Thank smallfootstep
Reviewed 1 week ago

well.... if you are not a mainstream hiker but want to start this is the best way to do it... some awesome views of the big wave bay and repulse bay this is quite easy to hike... takes around 4 hours to complete

Thank debmalya_sen
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Alea K
11 June 2017|
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Response from Anne R | Reviewed this property |
easy to do without a guide. Very safe. Go early if you want to avoid people - it is very popular and narrow in parts.
10 April 2017|
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Response from Jun T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and you might get to know new people along the hike.
16 March 2017|
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Response from atimoum | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I boarded a bus from Shau kei Wan MTR which dropped me at the start of Dragon's back trail. Weekday sounds good, also do check the weather forecast for a clear sunny day. I got no view except clouds as it was misty... More