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The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour

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One of the finest hikes in Hong Kong, the Dragon's Back is a classic trail that combines many of the area's finest attributes. From mountain ridges and sheltered forest trails to the white sands of Big Wave Bay, it's no surprise that Dragon's Back has been hailed as Asia's best urban hike.
  • A guided, small-group hike of Dragon's Back trail in Hong Kong
  • Discover Asia's best urban hike in a safe and informative setting
  • Enriching commentary from your guide
  • Enjoy free time to surf and swim at Big Wave Bay
What to Expect
The tour will begin at Shau Kei Wan MTR station, where you’ll meet your guide and the rest of the group. Hiking tours are capped at small numbers, so you’ll be guaranteed a personalized day out. It’s also a year-round hike, perfect for all weather conditions. Navigating the undulating ridge that gives this classic hike its name, you’ll climb gently skyward across tree-lined trails and winding mountain paths. Your guide will be on hand to give you background information while you walk and ready to supply interesting commentary on the history of the region. As you slowly mount the trail, you’ll be rewarded with sensational bird’s-eye views of Hong Kong island, including the famous Dragon’s Back itself as seen from up above. From there, you’ll descend down to the white sands and turquoise waters of Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay). Enjoy free time to relax on the beach, grab a lunch nearby, or don a swimsuit and hop into the water before heading back with your guide to the metro station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
Departure Time
11:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Departure time is 11am, however we are flexible. If you'd like to meet at the different time, please contact us to change the meeting time.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

An amazing hike with stunning views and small group. The guides Henry and King were friendly, informative and made the whole day that much more enjoyable. Thanks guys for an amazing time and good conversation. Would definitely recommend but bring plenty of water!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wicked3659
Rory_Mackay, Manager at Wild Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2019

Thanks ever so much for the feedback and thrilled you had an enjoyable time :) Yes indeed, please bring lots of water guys while it is still hot and humid in HK! Very best wishes and safe travels Rory, Henry and King

Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Today, we hiked Dragon’s Back with Rory Mackay, founder of Wild Hong Kong. He is an excellent guide and conversation, providing insights about Hong Kong, his birth place. We whole heartily recommend Wild Hong Kong because it is a phenomenal experience! Thanks Rory! 👍😀

Thank michaelbI1611SV
Rory_Mackay, Manager at Wild Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2019

Was such a pleasure mate!! Hope you have a super trip onwards to Singapore :) All the best Rory

Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike close to the city. We like it a lot! amazingly, we owned the whole trail today! yay! It was raining hard but it cleared up so we didn't miss the highlights. We had so much fun walking in the rain!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Connie B
Rozzamackay, Manager at Wild Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

Hi Connie, thanks ever so much for coming with us and appreciate the feedback very much! Safe travels and all the best for the future Rory

Reviewed 20 April 2019

We took this afternoon hike in late March with our guide, Rory. We had a group of 6 total, mostly young but by no means only outdoorsy people. The first 20 minutes of the hike were walking uphill, but I wouldn't classify it as too...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank matthalltx
Rory_Mackay, Manager at Wild Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2019

Was an absolute pleasure to have you mate and thank you for the great company! Rory

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The dragon back hike was challenging & fun, with beautiful views as the reward. As a solo traveler I'm l glad I did it as part of a group through Wild Hong Kong. Alex our guide was excellent. It was a hot day for a...More

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Rozzamackay, Manager at Wild Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thanks every so much for the feedback! Indeed we agree, that in the hotter summer months here in HK one should be ready.

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