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Dragon's Back

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The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour
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Lots of Nice Views!

This hike was not that challenging as the ascent is to only 284 metres. We parked at Big Wave Beach and took a bus to the starting point. We were able to hike the dragon's back... read more

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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This hike was not that challenging as the ascent is to only 284 metres. We parked at Big Wave Beach and took a bus to the starting point. We were able to hike the dragon's back and return to our car in under 4 hours. Great views , really enjoyed the scenery and exercise. Good break from the hustle and... More 

Thank harindersinghdhatt
Albany, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

MTR to Shau Kei Wan, exit A1, bus 9, get off at To Tei Wan (dragons back) stop. About hours journey from central. -Beautiful views -Easy, good for families and beginners -very busy on weekends so WILL get annoying for fit walkers to try and get past. -Toilets available -Can take dogs -Beach at end to swim!! It took me... More 

Thank Bernice72747
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are surprisingly some very good hikes around HK and surrounding area and islands. This is a bit tricky in places but not something were you would need a guide. It is well signposted and there are lots of fellow travellers along the way. You need to bring water and sensible footwear. Prepare yourself for some fgreat views too with... More 

Thank Notdunroaming
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The reviews for the difficulty of this hike are really mixed, so we weren't sure what to expect. My partner and I are late 20's and physically very active and do a lot of hiking, we found this hike to be relatively easy, there were some areas which are pretty steep and other areas which are flat so you can... More 

Thank 19flyer91
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Go to Shau Kei Wan MTR station. Take a bus No.9 or a minivan from the station to To Tei Wan bus stop and start from there. There is a small picnic place near the end of the trail at Big Wave Bay. You can also start from Big Wave Bay bus stop and walk back to To Tei Wan... More 

Thank Jessada C
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its quite a trek but plenty of rest areas outside the trail which at times is very tight and steep, Not for the unfit or if there is chance of rain.

Thank montrealmitch
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always wanted to do this walk, so we caught the bus and went for a ride then a walk along the beautiful coastline. Very windy the day we went and a little cool. The public transport to get tot the walk was easy to navigate. Do you self a favour and walk the Dragon Back. Then back to Kowloon for... More 

Thank David A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful hike with spectacular views of HK. It was foggy the day we went to visibility was not great. Moderate difficulty. We followed the path from the bus stop (9) up to the peak then down to big wave bay. Highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer L
new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done this hike 4 times now and I enjoy it every time. There is a bit of a climb up uneven stairs, maybe challenging for those not in basic good health. Once you reach the top there are some ups and downs along the way. Bring water, especially if it's hot or humid. Some nice views along the way,... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus drops you right at the beginning of the hike. Left side is the hike to the Dragon's back and right side is another hike to the beach. I did both. If you have enough energy and time, try doing the entire trail, instead of coming back after seeing the Dragon's back.

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