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Reviewed 4 days ago

Trail reviews drive me mad without some way of calibrating my fitness against the reviewer. So how much of a walker am i? Happy to walk 8 miles of hilly country that my fitbit tells me was 60 flights of stairs, then lunch and maybe...More

Thank CluelessInGaza
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an easy trail for the average-fit person. Anybody saying it’s difficult clearly is morbidly obese or completely unfit. The views from the ridge on the Dragons Back section to Shek O, Stanley and Big Wave Beach are stunning. We carried on to Big...More

Thank ar0bb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve forgotten how much I love going for trails in the morning, the last one I did was in Sapa, 20yrs ago! Weather was kind on us. Easy trail. Thank you! We took the longer route to the beach and rewarded ourselves with fresh coconut...More

Thank TellmeAE
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have one hike to do during your HK trip, make it Dragon's Back. This is a fairly easy hike, and most people that are relatively active can do it without a problem. The hike should take about 2.5 hours to complete if you're...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike is easy and offers great views. Just go to Shau Kei Wan and catch the mini bus towards Shek O. It's the second stop. There are a few portable toilets at the base and the climb is very easy. Choose your routes carefully...More

Thank HappyHolidayerz
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will have to show courage and pugnacity because the walk is long but it is really worth it! A breathtaking wind on the ridge but which is widely deserved because it is so beautiful. Walk three hours to do rather the week otherwise too...More

Thank 8505myrtille
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and i took bus 9 from he Shau Kei Wan MTR station (exit A3) and stopped at To Tei Wan. From there, we followed the trail marked “Dragon’s Back” which were stoned stairs leading up to the peak. It took about 15-20 min...More

2  Thank SuZenC8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a medium rated walk but well worth the effort. No toilets once you get underway and don't forget to take water

Thank Nelliebabymine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend who lives in Hong Kong, pointed out that tourism in Hong Kong needs to do much more to promote the natural attractions of this area. For most visitors, Hong Kong is all about shopping and restaurants when indeed, a great percentage of the...More

3  Thank ClaireCalgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the hike a few days back and it's one of the best things to do in Hong Kong. The weather is good and cooling, this make the hiking at much comfortable and easier. Starting point of the hike is at To Tei Wan...More

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Nicole G
15 November 2018|
Response from bizcoach27 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, perfectly fine.
Linn L
27 September 2018|
Response from ToC535 |
This route is open every day.
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22 September 2018|
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