Big Wave Bay

Risk 20%
Sunburn 55%





A beach located in southeast area of Hong Kong Island, it is a hotspot for board surfing. It is also the site of a rock carving, which is a declared monument. There are teahouses in Big Wave Bay Village, and the village is connected with some hiking trails. 
FacilitiesTeahouses、Restaurants、BBQ sites、Changing Rooms、Shower Facilities、Washrooms
AttractionsRock carving
Activities[Hiking]、[Swimming]、[BBQ]、[Water Activities]
Other Routesehkisland004ehkisland012ehkisland013
Start at40 min20 min30 min15 min
Siu Sai Wan Promenadepin-png-2424Leaping Dragon Paradisepin-png-2424Pottinger Peak Lookoutpin-png-2424Big Wave Pavilion1471007774_Red_flagBig Wave Bay
1471009312_map Distance3 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration1 hr 45 min.
1471007737_Food SupplyTeahouses in Big Wave Bay Village
1471007878_Revert Exit / BranchNot available
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 4 [Beginner]

To: Siu Sai Wan Promenade

TransportRouteGet off atRemarks
Bus No. 82North Point Pier ⇔ Island ResortIsland Resort 
Bus No. 85Braemar Hill ⇔ Island ResortIsland ResortCircular Route
Bus No. 106Wong Tai Sin ⇔ Island ResortIsland Resort 
Minibus No. 47MChai Wan Station ⇔ Siu Sai Wan EstateSiu Sai Wan EstateReach Siu Sai Wan Promenade in 10 minutes

From: Big Wave Bay

TransportRouteGet on atRemarks
Public minibusShau Kei Wan station ⇔ Shek OBig Wave Bay 
Bus No. 9 (special class in Summer)Shau Kei Wan ⇔ Shek OBig Wave BayOnly available at Mon-Fri, and Sat (one class at pm only)

For Driving

  • You can drive directly to Big Wave Bay, but not many parking areas available there

Big Wave Bay is extremely crowded especially in Summer holiday, it is not recommended to drive there.

Beware of your personal safety when swimming at Big Wave Bay.

Total distance: 3.01 km
Max elevation: 232 m
Min elevation: 10 m
Total climbing: 224 m
Total descent: -223 m