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A nice getaway from HK city madness

We decided to do this moderate difficulty hike to Dragon's Back to spend some time outdoors and to mix city stuff with some nature stuff during our short stay in HK. I think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We decided to do this moderate difficulty hike to Dragon's Back to spend some time outdoors and to mix city stuff with some nature stuff during our short stay in HK. I think its a fun to do! If you are sick of the crowds, you can spend about half a day on this activity. The path has a trail... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very easy to get to the starting point. Hop off the MTR at Shau Kai Wan. Bus number 9 takes you to the starting point. Easy hike up the hills. A mixture of rocks and stairs that are slowly eroding away with every down pour. Follow signs for "Dragons back /Hong Kong trial" and not for "the gap". A part... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Easy nice hiking trip with the big wave beach at the end. Make ure to take enough water and sunscreen.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was the first time I went hiking and I loved it. The hike will take about 2,5-3 hours and around 3,5 hours if you take breaks often. At the beginning there are a few steep parts, but if you can walk a few stairs without a problem, you're fine. Make sure to bring at least 1,5 liter water and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This was one of the most beautiful hikes closeby Hong Kong. Make sure to start at Shek O Road and take a direction towards Big Wave beach - you'll end up in a little paradise. There is nothing better than refreshing swim after few hours hike!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Dragon's Back is one of the best hikes in Hong Kong! The views are great and the option to end at the beach is a huge advantage. It's not the toughest hike in the area, though, so if you are looking for something difficult, check out The Twins.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Hike to the top of 284-meter-high Shek O Peak and you will be filled with panoramic views of Shek O, Tai Long Wan, Tung Lung Island and even the distant Hong Kong skyline. It can take around 8 hours and without any food stops, it can be an arduous task for a novice. It’s best to stock up on supplies... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Hard to find the starting point. We tried to do it ourselves, but the we had to bring down and find a taxi (which was not easy either). We were rewarded with a wonderful two hour hike culminating in the views over Shek O and a lovely seaside lunch. While anyone in reasonable shape can do it, there are many... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Beautiful , relatively easy walk with great view , the only trick is to get the bus driver to drop you off at the correct spot !! Did not walk to the fishing village , went up and came down on the Stanley side if the Walk. Great sunset vistas

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was a very hot day and the beginning of the hike is mostly in exposed areas. It is really important to have sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. I would also recommend bringing a hand towel because you will sweat on this walk. The middle and end of the hike is through bushland and is not exposed, so the walk... More 

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Address: Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong

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