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All reviews big wave bay great hike easy hike shau kei wan station hong kong trail tai tam gap starting point trail head the dragon takes about hours hiking trail bring water number bus beautiful scenery the south china sea country park well worth the effort
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hong Kong has shopping, food, and amusement parks, and so I was happy to have stumbled upon this little gem of a trail. I have been visiting HK for years but did not do my homework until this trip. I love nature. We took the...More

Thank Year Bune S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hike was not an easy one but the view worths it when you get to the peak, where you can see the sea of the very Eastern and Southern sides of the Hong Kong Island, Tseung Kwan O at the Kowloon side and Tung...More

Thank Edvard T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great hike, even though I was rather slow, started from the bus stop and proceeded to climb up to the Dragons Back, when hot and sweaty you will be greeted by a view that overlooks Shek O, bring plenty of water and some...More

Thank monkeywrench01
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm a frequent and fairly serious hiker and I really loved the Dragon's Back. Some recommendations to fully enjoy your experience: 1) because it is so easy to get to and close to Hong Kong, plan your trip to avoid crowds. E.g. don't go on...More

3  Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did half the trail, starting at Tai Tam and finishing at Shek O village for coffee. Took us (5 guys between 40 and 66 years of age) about 2.5 hours to get that far. Plenty of taxis at Shek O, so no further sweat...More

Thank bizcoach27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't just follow the crowds, be adventurous! Go out and explore HK's vast and multilayered trail network. The Dragon's Back trail and hilltop is often very busy, so i would recommnd going somewhere else. I've taken friends up onto the Dragon's Back, but Hong Kong...More

2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you go early in the morning I would not recommend this hike. The trail is narrow with many tourists and locals (not always equipped for a hike). I have been many times caught up in traffic, especially when people aren't aware of their surroundings....More

Thank AngelaK1342
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice hike to complete. The views across the trail are amazing. We took the MTR to Shau Kei Wan and then number 9 bus. Everything is really well signposted so you won’t get lost! The first part of the trail is...More

Thank HeatherMcD_27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views, not very challenging, hence quite busy... Unlike other trails, it tends to be quite busy. The final part to get to Big Wave Beach could have a trail through the hill/mountain rather than just waking down a road.. But still a very good...More

Thank vonShermy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Caroline S
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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
9 August 2018|
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Response from KLeongV | Reviewed this property |
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