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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was raining in the morning and we were hesitating to do this climb. The day was cloudy and visibility (of the view) poor. There was even a little drizzle when we reached the peak. We were happy that we came. We took bus 9...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LOTRing
Reviewed 4 days ago

Using the wonderful MTR and a local bus, this walk was a wonderful break from the frenzy that is Hong Kong. Around 4 miles, trainers suffice.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trevor476
Reviewed 1 week ago

come here almost every weekend. easy hike and the view is amazing. you can take a cab from wan chai to here

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hike is good for those who want to see a different side of HK - not the shops and crowds and restaurants. It is rated moderate, but there's a fair bit of climbing involved so the right shoes are essential, especially when going downhill....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank YFrancis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you ever yearn for a continuous flow of lactic acid in your leg muscles? This is the place to go!! The Dragon's Back is a fantastic track of up, down, up, down, and none of it gentle, but not too hard either, because the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ozrod1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great climb with a great weather! Can't help but to stop and enjoy the view and after a long walk, I decided to reward myself with a nice cold beer on the foot hill of the mountain. I must say the climb was worth the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank epicurious369
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last day in Hong Kong we booked a hike of Dragon's Back. Even with lousy visibility due to foggy weather, it was such a great experience. Claudia our guide, from Walk Hong Kong, was outstanding. She was personable, informative and professional. She met us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CSWillo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I put this hike off last year at our last visit to Hong Kong because most of the reviews said it was pretty difficult. So we attempted it this year. Dragon's back trail is easily reached by public transportation. We took a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Teeque100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are beautiful but loud people can ruin the experience. We went on Thursday morning and it was busy. Cannot imagine what it's like at the weekend as the Dragon's Back is a super popular HK trail. Make sure to get bus nr 9...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kamila-wiewior
Reviewed 11 February 2019

After being dropped off by a public bus, we hiked the trail up to the top of Dragon's Back. It was a weekday, late in the day, so there were few people around. It is very popular on the weekends, but it was very quiet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Holly M
8 February 2019|
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Response from mu12018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for my late answer but I haven't checked my Messages. Yes there are several chances to "solve your problem". Hope you have as much Fun as I had there. Cheers Michael
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25 December 2018|
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Hi Royalpea, if you are comfortable carrying your child and have practiced on other hikes i would say ok, but i am not an expert in that department. It is a real hike on uneven dirt tracks not on a paved path. We had... More
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23 December 2018|
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Response from josyc | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your tolerance for wind & cold. I think Jan could be on the cooler side, and when you're up on the peak, you're pretty much exposed to the elements. If you're only up there for a couple of minutes, then it... More
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