Big Wave Bay


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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. 
Facilities Teahouses、Restaurants、BBQ sites、Changing Rooms、Shower Facilities、Washrooms
Attractions Rock carving
Activities [Hiking]、[Swimming]、[BBQ]、[Water Activities]
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Starting Pt. 45 min 25 min 35 min 15 min
green-mapSiu Sai Wan Promenade pin-png-2424Leaping Dragon Paradise pin-png-2424Pottinger Peak Lookout pin-png-2424Big Wave Pavilion 1471007774_Red_flagBig Wave Bay
1471009312_map Distance 5.5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 2 hr
1471007737_Food Supply Teahouses in Big Wave Bay Village
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch None
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 4 [Beginner]

Siu Sai Wan Promenade

  • Get on No. 84M bus at Chaiwan station, or buses to Siu Sai Wan from different districts, then get off at Island Resort, the entry of Leaping Dragon Path is in Siu Sai Wan Promenade nearby
  • Get on No. 47M minibus at Chaiwan station, get off at the promenade

Big Wave Bay

Transport Route Get on at Remarks
Public minibus Shau Kei Wan station ⇔ Shek O Big Wave Bay Start at Shau Kei Wan, will go via Shek O to Big Wave Bay
Bus No. 9 (special class in Summer) Shau Kei Wan ⇔ Shek O Big Wave Bay Only available at Mon-Fri, and Sat (one class at pm only)
Direct to Big Wave Bay (for non-hikers)
  • 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, there is big wave in Big Wave Bay
Total distance: 3006 m
Max elevation: 231 m
Min elevation: 9 m
Total climbing: 223 m
Total descent: -222 m
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