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Dragon's Back

Hong Kong, China
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“big wave bay” (245 reviews)
“great hike” (132 reviews)
“easy hike” (75 reviews)
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"big wave bay"
in 245 reviews
"great hike"
in 132 reviews
"easy hike"
in 75 reviews
"shau kei wan station"
in 50 reviews
"hong kong trail"
in 40 reviews
"tai tam gap"
in 21 reviews
"starting point"
in 58 reviews
"trail head"
in 16 reviews
"bring enough"
in 17 reviews
"the dragon"
in 44 reviews
"takes about hours"
in 17 reviews
"hiking trail"
in 26 reviews
"bring water"
in 25 reviews
"number bus"
in 30 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 33 reviews
"country park"
in 15 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We read many reviews and due to overwhelming positive responses, decided to give it a try. My wife (56), daughter (23) and I (61) started at Chai Wan at about noon. The first obstacle was the many steps leading up through the cemetery. On a...More

Thank baspringer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is perhaps the most fascinating mountain treks in Hong Kong. Its extremely popular and if you ever make it, you'll be amazed to see a lot of people enjoying the outdoors. Worth it ! Stay Safe. Avoid the Rains at all cost.

Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each time we hike the Dragon’s back, we are discovering new view , enjoying the smell and peaceful (crowded on Sunday). Well protect under the trees or on the top you will have different experience... this hiking can be done in 2:30h as normal walk...More

Thank tonin92
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short hike which anyone with a degree of fitness won't find too challenging. The best part are the views. There are no words, on a sunny day the views are some of the most beautiful I've seen. It's a must do in my opinion....More

1  Thank Victoria B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy and accessible hike for anybody with reasonable health and a decent pair of shoes. Not to be missed and a great morning trip before spending the day in the city. Bring plenty of fluids as there is not much shade on the walk....More

Thank Daryl S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First 15 mn are steep, climbing up from the bus stop to the ridge. Then it is pure fun.. Once you get up to the ridge, you get excellent views over Shek O to the East, D’Aguilar Peak to the South and the Stanley Peninsular...More

Thank ginsengNewYork
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the best hikes on the island. The views are stunning. Its not too difficult but there are some steep ups and downs. The beach at the end is great to enjoy a nice beer.

Thank mick b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time doing hiking and finished the whole entire path almost like 4-5 hours to reach another side of the big sea area. After the walk, we got lots of sand flies bitten but worth the walk. Have to take a public bus or public...More

Thank 8,119
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked with our daughters, ages 9 and 13 to Big Wave Bay Beach. Wear Sun screen and bring lots of water. Pack a towel and swim suits for a refreshing dip in the South China Sea!

2  Thank DrAvru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Suggest route: Bus #9: take from ShaukeiWan bus terminal Get off: at Shek O Country Park (big wooden sign) or Lai Chi Rehabilitation centre, around 4 to 5 stops from the terminal. Trail: a gentle slope up, a path along the dragon back contour for...More

Thank Alex L
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Laura M
15 April 2018|
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Response from H L | Reviewed this property |
Cape Collinson Catholic Cemetery. If you Google "catholic cemetary starting dragon back", you will get blog posts on how to navigate the cemetery to Dragon's Back.
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Maisy D
6 January 2018|
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Response from Sloan13 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, it will take several hours to complete but there is no rush - you can go as slow as you want. I also took the bus and if I learned anything - get the octopus card when in Hong Kong. You can use it for... More
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H B
23 December 2017|
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Response from Pratip D | Reviewed this property |
There are many restaurants at the end of the trail near the big wave bay beach. I would not say they are awesome, but decent ones definitely.
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