A short ride away from Hong Kong busiest areas, Dragon's Back provides a relaxing hike for visitors wishing to escape the big city for a while. Long but not overly challenging, the undulating trail offers scenic vistas and peaceful natural surroundings. A viewing platform allows you to admire the coastline and spot paragliders. Bring walking shoes, lots of water, and don't forget your swimsuit if you want to take a dip at the well-maintained beach near the trail's end. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Dragon's Back by using our Hong Kong visit website .
Tours To Dragon's Back
The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $81
Duration: 5 hours
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Duration: 3 to 8 hours
Hike on the Dragon's Back BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $150
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Dragon's Back Reviews
This was a lovely walk. Took about 2.5 hours ending up for lunch in Big Wave Bay. We took the Island Line on the MTR to Shau Kei Wan station and then caught the Number 9 bus to start the walk. With... more »
The whole trail takes about 2-3 hrs. My friend was able to finish it with flip flop but i would not recommend that. As it can get quite steep. The view was astonishing. Get busy over weekend, so go..... more »
This is great hike, beautiful views and reasonable close but completely separate from the Hong Kong jungle. There are multiple entry/exit points, and you accidentally find yourself very far from where you started. ( Just like we did !) Just be careful and plan well ;) Have fun !
I honestly wouldn't call this a hike as it truly isn't that challenging (if you start at the trail head, that is). You can walk it wearing anything. The trail is very well maintained with interpretive signs, Chinese pavilions, and even benches at certain viewpoints. What Dragon's Back does offer are unique vantage points of the East coast, Shek O, and Tai Tam bay. The mountain forest can also be very peaceful despite being so close to the city centre.
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