Get away from the hustle and bustle🌊
Big Wave Bay is a famous Hong Kong surfing spot near Shek O - Island’s backyard. Besides the vast beach, the small community in Shek O village is worth exploring as well. Lover’s bridge, colourful houses, Tai Tau Chau, etc. These epic locations will ease your stress from the city.
👉🏻 Spare a morning to hike from Siu Wai Wan to Big Wave Bay & Shek O. This trail offers a perfect combination of stunning coastal scenery and lush green hills.
🗺 THE ROUTE
Starts from Siu Sai Wan Promenade > Leaping Dragon Walk > Pottinger Peak Lookout > Big Wave Bay > Big Wave Bay Road > Shek O Road > Shek O Beach
Duration: 2 hours
Refreshment point: Big Wave Bay
Shek O is renowned as Hong Kong’s backyard. You can rest and replenish at the cafes before returning to the city.
If your fitness levels allow, and you wish to make the trip more challenging, you can go to the hill at Big Wave Bay Hong Kong Trail Section 8 via Pottinger Gap and reach Dragon’s Back - one of the most popular routes in Hong Kong. The view is very spacious and you can enjoy the beauty of Shek O Peninsula. Once you arrive at To Tei Wan, you can go to Shek O via Shek O road. There will be extra 7km (~3hours) for this route.
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