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Reviewed 3 days ago

Instead of doing all the city walk, if you can spare 2-4 hours, perhaps you can walk the dragon's back. Excellent view of the eastern side of HK, give you a total different view of HK. (Warning: make sure you are physically fit before doing...More

Thank steadman c
Reviewed 4 days ago

I actually did an extended version of the Dragon's Back trail. Started in the morning in Chai Wan to jump on the trail via Big Wave Bay beach to beautiful Shek O beach. From there I entered the Dragon's Back trail at the bus stop...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss this hike as the view makes Victoria Peak pale in comparison. The hike takes A LOT of effort but it was well worth the views! Hike ends at a beach called the Big Wave Bay- popular for surfing but still quite secluded from...More

Thank JoanneC3618
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best walks I have done. The local bus is an easy option to get there although we saw others use an Uber or Taxi. Can be quite rough at times so wear some sturdy shoes and take plenty of water.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must do to escape the hustle bustle and endless malls of Hong Kong city. This makes a pleasant half day trip to work off all the food. For logistics see detailed review by Jennifer H but this is an easy MRT trip on the island...More

Thank NataliePatricia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did our HK trip in the month of June 2018. One of the memorable moments was the hike to Dragon's back. We took the metro and got off at Chai Wan station. A 10-15 min walk will bring you to Cape Collinson cemetery, which...More

Thank AshwinK1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the last section of the Hong Kong Trail. The view is superb. You don't have to climb up the high mountain and the trail is just good for kids or elderly. But the down side is it is too crowded specially during weekend...More

Thank Chan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dragon's Back offers the most beautiful views, while generally being an easy hike. It ends at a small beach perfect for surfing, or just relaxing - so don't forget to bring your bathing suit.

Thank tamarasengseis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the longer hike from one the main entry points after getting off the bus all the way to Big Wave Bay Beach. We took this hike on a very wet, and rainy day. Lots of the walk was quite slippy, and much of...More

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the MTR from Kowloon and met our guide Allan at Shaun Kei Wan station, then caught the bus to the start of the walk. There are a few climbs which require reasonable fitness but the views at the top over Hong Kong Island...More

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August 8, 2018|
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Response from KLeongV | Reviewed this property |
I will say it depends on fitness and readiness of the kid. I suppose, fitness wise, you can always rest and take your time to let your young one be part of this hike. Readiness wise, there are certain parts of the hike one... More
Laura M
April 14, 2018|
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Response from H L | Reviewed this property |
Cape Collinson Catholic Cemetery. If you Google "catholic cemetary starting dragon back", you will get blog posts on how to navigate the cemetery to Dragon's Back.
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January 5, 2018|
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Response from ProudCat | Reviewed this property |
if you with kids you don't have to traverse the whole trail. You could go up the first mountain only - beautiful views from there all around. And then come down back to the bus stop, the same way. It took us less than 1.5... More