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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went up the Dragons Back this morning finishing at big wave beach 2 hours later. I took a taxi from my hotel in Tai Koo straight to the To Tei Wan (90 HK dollars) so I could start early when it was quiet. I...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Summer is a trying time to do the Dragon Back trail, cooler months would be much better and less taxing. We took bus 102 to Shau Kei Wan bus terminus and transferred to bus 9 which brought us to the start of the trail. Having...More

Thank OrangeWhale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead of doing all the city walk, if you can spare 2-4 hours, perhaps you can walk the dragon's back. Excellent view of the eastern side of HK, give you a total different view of HK. (Warning: make sure you are physically fit before doing...More

Thank steadman c
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually did an extended version of the Dragon's Back trail. Started in the morning in Chai Wan to jump on the trail via Big Wave Bay beach to beautiful Shek O beach. From there I entered the Dragon's Back trail at the bus stop...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this hike as the view makes Victoria Peak pale in comparison. The hike takes A LOT of effort but it was well worth the views! Hike ends at a beach called the Big Wave Bay- popular for surfing but still quite secluded from...More

Thank JoanneC3618
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best walks I have done. The local bus is an easy option to get there although we saw others use an Uber or Taxi. Can be quite rough at times so wear some sturdy shoes and take plenty of water.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must do to escape the hustle bustle and endless malls of Hong Kong city. This makes a pleasant half day trip to work off all the food. For logistics see detailed review by Jennifer H but this is an easy MRT trip on the island...More

Thank NataliePatricia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did our HK trip in the month of June 2018. One of the memorable moments was the hike to Dragon's back. We took the metro and got off at Chai Wan station. A 10-15 min walk will bring you to Cape Collinson cemetery, which...More

Thank AshwinK1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the last section of the Hong Kong Trail. The view is superb. You don't have to climb up the high mountain and the trail is just good for kids or elderly. But the down side is it is too crowded specially during weekend...More

Thank Chan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dragon's Back offers the most beautiful views, while generally being an easy hike. It ends at a small beach perfect for surfing, or just relaxing - so don't forget to bring your bathing suit.

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lizzf
22 September 2018|
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Response from Caroline S |
Afternoon, I went this morning and the dragons back is all cleared. On the decent into the beach there are fallen trees that you have to climb over. The beach itself has borne the brunt of the typhoon as there are broken... More
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tshihabi
9 August 2018|
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I will say it depends on fitness and readiness of the kid. I suppose, fitness wise, you can always rest and take your time to let your young one be part of this hike. Readiness wise, there are certain parts of the hike one... More
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Laura M
14 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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