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Dragon's Back

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Dragon's Back

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The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour
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Chai WanMass Transit Railway (MTR)41 min
Heng Fa ChuenMass Transit Railway (MTR)57 min
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[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour

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Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is a unique fishing village that blends the old and new. The traditional lifestyle shared among fishermen or Tanka people with many antique junks and sampans are juxtaposed against fleets of luxury yachts and towering skyscrapers. The typhoon shelter is also home to many intangible cultural heritage, all being traces of the humble beginnings of Hong Kong when it was still a small fishing village.<br><br>Let us bring you back in time as you hop onboard our unique sampan boats, we will cruise through 13 different local landmarks around the charming Aberdeen fishing village. While cruising, try immerse yourself in the area’s rich culture and history, through our exquisitely designed audio guide, where you will listen to folk-tales, lullabies and narratives of the area. If you’re lucky, you may be able to witness traditional dragon boat trainings or live fish trade in action!
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Mark J wrote a review Oct 2020
Hong Kong, China8 contributions7 helpful votes
One of Hong Kong's iconic hikes, the Dragon's Back is a pretty easy hike that takes around 2.5 to 3 hours depending where you start and which beach you finish on. The climbs are all pretty easy. I'd recommend finishing off on Shek O beach with lunch (or dinner) at the lovely Cococabana restaurant. (ps. do take plenty of water - there is nowhere to top up once you're on the trail)
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Battery wrote a review Jun 2020
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Dragons Back is a must do hike in Hong Kong. The view is breathtaking. To get here, you take the Chai Wan Line To the starting point: From MTR Shau Kei Wan Station Exit A, walk to the Shau Kei Wan Bus Terminus to take bus number 9 and get off on the Dragons Back stop on Shek O Road. Before you start the hike there are a couple of toilets and you wont find any along the way until the end. It takes a couple of hours and you have shorter hike options too
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Truthful Reviews wrote a review Apr 2020
London, United Kingdom6,916 contributions664 helpful votes
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This hike/trail is nice but it’s seriously over rated. Get the number 9 bus from Shau Kei Wan to Tei Wan. Then the trail starts. Steps, rocks, very dangerous at points. Good views from the top but that’s it. Wear the right footwear. This hike would be extremely dangerous when it’s raining and the rocks were wet when I went and I almost slipped and broke my ankle on quite a few occasions. You can go to Big Wave Bay if you are brave enough to do some rock climbing downwards. Be careful and enjoy.
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Perry B wrote a review Mar 2020
Hong Kong, China2,249 contributions1,360 helpful votes
This is one of the few pleasures left to Hong Kong amidst the Coronavirus crisis, namely hiking the trails that have , thankfully, not been a magnet for crowds thus far. But monitor the situation! The views are stunning and the gradient is not too difficult.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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V F wrote a review Mar 2020
UK23 contributions18 helpful votes
Great walk, can be hard work in sections, quite rocky so need decent fitness to cover the whole length. Steep hills. Take plenty of water. Started trail from Shek O Road, very steep hill to begin with. Definitely recommend overall.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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