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The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour
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Good place to visit after completing hike on Dragon's Back

Shek O is a short bus ride from wherever you end your hike on Dragon's Gap (Tai Tam Gap or Big Wave Bay). You can hike up the headland and enjoy more beautiful views of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit overrated. The beach is always full unless you go during weekdays during work hours. Surrounding area lack food choices. One pricey cafe right at the turnaround entrance to Shek O.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shek O is a short bus ride from wherever you end your hike on Dragon's Gap (Tai Tam Gap or Big Wave Bay). You can hike up the headland and enjoy more beautiful views of the seascape, and follow this with a snack or meal at any of the many restaurants in Shek O.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we got off the bus in Shek O, I actually thought I was in a Central California beach town rather than Hong Kong. The beach itself is rather small, but the surrounding area has cliffs and rock coastline. Also, hills descend right down to the beach and ocean, so there is plenty of hiking nearby. We were there in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

you could expect better beaches from an island. Nothing impressive. rather small. Yet, this could be part of your journey, while hiking the Dragon's back.

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here to hike part of "The Dragon's Back." It was a gorgeous day and a perfect alternative to the hustle and bustle of the city. The views are lovely and the air is much fresher. Make sure you have proper shoes!

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

this place is superb, i was there all day happily, good chair umbrella table rentals, even can rent bbq, i went day after new years day and there were only 15 people, its so chill, some dogs on the beach ikd if others have a problem with this but its ok for me, i love this beach im going to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took a trip to Shek O beach on Boxing Day and although had read the reviews, were not sure what to expect. Well - there's nothing to worry about folks this cove and beach are amazing. Fine blonde sand, clear clean water, beautiful scenery - if you having been bustling round the city as we had been for a... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We traveled to Shek O for an afternoon excursion. It was easy to get to. We took one of the MTR lines to the end and then took a ride on a double decker bus to get there. The ride on the bus itself was all part of the experience. I HIGHLY suggest riding on the upper part of the... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Highly recommended. The beach is very beautiful, the water is clean, there are pleny of great restaurants just behind it, and the beach is well equipped with showers, changing rooms, barbecue areas and is very nicely accessible by public transport. Much recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience After a 2 hour walking with a breath taking views me and my friends finish our day at the beach

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