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Address: Hong Kong, China
Activities: Hiking
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Beautiful hike, nice beach at the end

The hike is quite intense...a LOT of stairs, and very narrow in some places (check the local running club schedules to make sure there aren't any races at the same time, or you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The hike is quite intense...a LOT of stairs, and very narrow in some places (check the local running club schedules to make sure there aren't any races at the same time, or you will have problems). However, the scenery at the top is totally worth it. There's also a lovely beach that's a 10 minute bus ride away from the... More 

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Verbania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Take the MTR till Chain Wan and climb the steps of the cemetery in front of you, quite steep but in a while you are on a trail path and it seems you are so far away from the city. Keeping going on the trail you climb the Dragon's back with great view of HK island and you can even... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This hike has amazing views. You get to see the islands, the jungle, and a beach at the end. Just be careful for the spider webs! It can get pretty humid and there are limited places to buy water. Bring plenty! If you continue on the Dragon's Back you end at a lovely beach. After spending a few hours on... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The view over the beaches is great and the hike i pretty easy actually. Takes only on hour and a half to hike the path and it its easy to reach with minibuses.

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Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

this hike is a bit steep in the beginning, but you will enjoy the scenary later on. It can be crowded during the weekends. Before going down to Big Wave Bay, go around the bay and come down with the steps. That takes about 30 minutes more, but the views are good. And you can relax from the walk with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We did the Loop. It was an easy hike...we took 2.5 hours for entire hike with photo stops along the way (we are beginners). The view is fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Started at Shek O entrance and ended at Big Wave beach . Took 3 hours at a leisurely pace . Only 1/2hr of uphill walking at the beginning . Was well sign posted and the view was wonderful . Not a difficult trek but would be good to have good trail shoes and a walking pole at least as there... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It was such a beautiful walk and the views were well worth the effort. We walked the trail quite early in the morning so there was very little traffic on the paths. As we were coming back there were certainly more people making their way up the track.

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Shantou, China
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This gives you great views of the ocean. The elevation change is gradual and it is not long to the top. Also, you will see the peoples of Hong Kong out and about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful and someone challenging hike, depending on your pace. I was hesitant, but very glad we ended up going on this hike. Some parts were windy, and the weekend was a little crowded, but the views and the lunch at the beach at the end made the experience well worth the trip. Perfect nature get-away after a few days in... More 

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