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At 1624 feet tall this is one of Hong Kong's most recognizable landmarks.
Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

This is truly the best view of Hong Kong, absolutely breath-taking and you work hard for it! Steep hike but made easier with the wooden stairs and trees you can use to assist you as you stop for a break and get passed by very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michelle K
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

I arrived on business on Friday and had the Saturday free and wanted to see a different part of Hong Kong. Lions Head is accessible from many different starting points and I chose to start at Lion Rock community garden (15 Chuk Yuen Rd). I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank NG101
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

If you are keen to get out and challenge yourself to take in some iconic views of Hong Kong, then the Lion Rock hike is for you. Some advice - ensure you go on a clear day so that when you finally make it to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank adamw267
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Departing from the Won Tai Sin MTR station, we went pass Fat Jong Temple and climbed up the ridge from the middle of Sha Tin Pass Rd. The Lion Rock Head can be reached just a dozen meters from the north winding route. The day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CliffLodge
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We took the MTR to Wong Tai Sin and walked all the way to the start of the hike, takes a good 25 minutes or so and it will feel as if you already started the hike because it is going uphill. Some people take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

The trail is not too hard because it has a lot of stairs and stops. It's very nice because it's right in the city so you just can easily access there. Around 1h30 for walking up. Remember to bring water.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hanh N
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Tough but worse to do hike, beautiful view on hong kong, better than from the peak :-) but need efforts especially the last 500 m

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emmanuelv592
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

If you are a hiking lover you must try But some weekends it’s vey crowded Take lot of water and some snacks Go early to finish early Avoid very hot and sunny days Also wet days as it’s slippery

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband and I love walking and hiking, but I wouldn't say we are the 'fittest' couple going - we do try and walk as much as possible, but I, in particular, has quite a lot of weight to my body. We hiked to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This hike is a great way to escape the city for a morning or an afternoon. It is not very crowded and offers excellent views at the top and along they way. I also had a monkey follow me for a little while until he/she...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 11, 2018|
Response from jvankl | Reviewed this property |
From Central just get on the MTR Tsuen Wan Line, change to the Kwun Tong Line at one of the interchange stations and then get off at Wong Tai Sin (25 minutes in total). The hike to Lion Rock Peak isn't easy, but if you take... More