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Dragon's Back

Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #5 of 436 Attractions in Hong Kong
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A group of us (4 to be exact), decided to find out a different Hong Kong, so we decided to go trekking. We started off at the To Tei Wan Bus Stop (no.9) and began our ascend. Along the way, the tracks were all well marked and no problems with walking. There were also sign posts to show you where... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We did the walk when the weather was just turning to cooler after the summer heat, but it was still hard work. A great holiday workout!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I was tipped off by a friend about doing this hike when I was planning my trip, so I was pretty eager in trying it out. I didn't really plan all that much in going (and not expecting much), so in my last day at HK, I decided to take some time off by myself and decided to hike up... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wonderful contrast to the city frenzy. So quick and easy to get to on the bus and then just forget about the traffic and the bustle as you climb up and into the hills. Surprisingly lush, green and fresh with lots of sea glimpses followed by beautiful panoramas - beach and city harbours nestled together. The path is steep in... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Among all the hiking trails I have been to in Hong Kong. Dragon's Back should be most attractive one. You will never get bored since the view is just breathtakingly incredible! Have no doubt that it should be on your bucket list if you want to get away from the hustle!

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Singapore, Singapore
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221 reviews 221 reviews
132 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Visited on a Sunday so quite crowded. For the first time managed to find the start of the walk without getting lost or thrashing through bramble! "From MTR Shau Kei Wan Station, Exit A3, take bus 9 from Shau Kei Wan bus terminus to To Tei Wan on Shek O Road. The entrance to the hike is on Shek O... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

In the hike leaflet on Hong Kong tourism board website, Dragon's Back is promoted as The Best Urban Hike in Asia. I never tried other urban hikes in Asia, so I can't compare Dragon's Back with them. Nevertheless, Dragon's Back is amazing. I suggest to start from the point on Shek O Road. Because from this starting point, you will... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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485 helpful votes 485 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We walked the trail on a Sunday and it while it was hardgoing in places (if you, like me, are not fit), the views are definitely worth it. The shaded areas are cooler (welcome) with little waterfalls dotted about. Rewarded ourselves by going for a dip at Stanley Beach afterwards. A must-do, to get away from the hustle and bustle,... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Whilst visiting family for a couple of weeks, my Uncle who lives in HK took me on this walk it is great taking you over the ridges and dropping down into a little village where we had noodles and a bottle of beer it was a great day out. Make sure you wear appropriate footwear as some of the terrain... More

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Hong kong
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Initially saw the booking button here, and thinking if I should join a tour as I have done it before. Then found the price being way too expensive giving how convenient to get around in HK and don't feel like needing a tour guide. I found all the information I needed throughout HK Tourism Board (http://www.discoverhongkong.com/us/see-do/great-outdoors/hikes/dragons-back-hiking-tour.jsp), and able to finish... More

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