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Address: South Side, Hong Kong, China
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Dragon's Back Hiking Tour in Hong Kong Island
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One of the most beautiful beaches in HK

Big Wave Bay Beach is located at the scenic eastern end of Hong Kong Island, close to the Dragon’s Back hiking trail. The beach overlooks a small island Ng Fan Chau in Island Bay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big Wave Bay Beach is located at the scenic eastern end of Hong Kong Island, close to the Dragon’s Back hiking trail. The beach overlooks a small island Ng Fan Chau in Island Bay and there are beachside café’s, changing rooms, showers, toilets, raft playground, BBQ area and crazy golf course. Board an MTR to Shau Kei Wan Station, Exit... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the bus to get onto the Dragon's Back (part of the Hong Kong trail) and after the trail it leads directly to Big Wave Beach. Tons of people were surfing because of the nice waves and you can have a meal/chill by the seaside. There are light buses that you can take to Shau Kei Wan MTR (10HKD) but... More 

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like you are staying somewhere in Thai. Hard to believe that its only 40 min away from HK island Nice beach, good to swin and surf.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Hong Kong for a series of business meetings and needed to take a few guests to explore the non-urban side of Hong Kong. I had heard of Shek O but had never visited before. We took a car from a hotel in Kowloon. The drive was a bit longer than we expected but the sights and the... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I love this charming beach and small village. It has totally different atmosphere from other places in Hongkong. I will recommend this lovely place to all my friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Fresh windy place, some restaurants, good service on the Beach (bar, toilettes,showers) and easy trasportation (metro+bus). About 40' from central.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Great for weekday beaching. Quick (1-1.5hr) bus ride with stellar views of this Hong Kong Riviera and options for hiking and golfing. Beach has umbrellas and chairs for rent, and the swim area has large floating docks to sun bathe and swim to. On site restaurants and bars, showers and toilets. Lifeguards on duty. View was delightful and trip was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I recently did a 3 hour trek at the Hong Kong trail in Shek O. Within this trail is the Dragon's Back which is by the name of the trail, suggests a hill and dale trail. I enjoyed my trek thoroughly as it was scenic with look out points to the Shek O golf course and the bays that hugged... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We drove out from Hong Kong to Shek O on saturday morning when it was hot and sunny. I ttook about an hour due to some unusual traffic exiting the city. On arrival it was a little tricky to park but after about 20 minutes we found a space in the centre of town a short walk from the beach.The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

A quiet beach if you visit during the weekday. I went there by bus. I got abroad the bus to Shek O in Sau Kei Wan (MTR) station, takes less than 1/2 hour to get there. Very pleasant beach with big waves.

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