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

Views definitely worth the hike. With teen and and 8 yo we all found this 8km track challenging but excellent. Great views from the top and lots of false crests as you climb the Dragon’s Spine. Causal walking we did it in just over 2...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GedJJF
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy walk with stunning views. Check weather conditions before starting out. Highly recommended for those with energy to burn.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dimity P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dragon's Back - one of famous hiking route for many locals and visitors! Very refreshing hike, not too difficult. I met enroute seniors, mom's with baby and dad with young child, dogs and most surprisingly even pregnant lady! Most people take the route from up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cchhkg
Reviewed 6 days ago

We we went late and found lots of people walking slow. The route to take was not totally clear and the haze kept us from seeing the views. Yet this was a great hike, we ended up in Shek O beach and that was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laubachj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and easy trail for walk and talk. Spectacular views even on a misty day. Don’t forget to wear a....

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the number 9 bus from Shau Kei Wan Bus Terminus, there was a long queue on a Sunday but several buses came and quickly cleared the long line. The bus was 45p! 256 steps later we were at the top of the ridge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jeanettealcock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dragon's Back hike is not strenuous, but it does feel very long. Would recommend if you want an easy hike with a nice view...just make sure you go on a clear day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RingMyBelknap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I got the public bus from the tube station but note they don't give change so pay exact or as close to, it's super cheap anyway. Its about 10k walk and took us a couple of hours including photo stops. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Annalisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked this with my nine year old and 14 year old. Great views but not for those with a fear of heights as there are some parts that will take you close to a rock edge. Stunning views. A nice change from the crowds and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank jwwongca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To most travellers Hong Kong is best known for its concrete jungle, eating and shopping. Actually 70% of Hong Kong's land is converted as country park. One of the most beautiful hiking trails is in Hong Kong Island called Dragon's Back. Its name is derived...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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25 December 2018|
Response from Kate H | Reviewed this property |
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
Jemima B
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
Kimberley C
11 December 2018|
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Response from TellmeAE | Reviewed this property |
No need. Just Google instructions on how to get to the starting point. Relatively easy to get there and most on the bus are heading there too. The trail path is pretty straight forward