Big Wave Bay





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
Starting Pt.45 min25 min35 min15 min
green-mapSiu Sai Wan Promenadepin-png-2424Leaping Dragon Paradisepin-png-2424Pottinger Peak Lookoutpin-png-2424Big Wave Pavilion1471007774_Red_flagBig Wave Bay
1471009312_map Distance5.5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration2 hr
1471007737_Food SupplyTeahouses in Big Wave Bay Village
1471007878_Revert Exit / BranchNone
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 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

TransportRouteGet on atRemarks
Public minibusShau Kei Wan station ⇔ Shek OBig Wave BayStart at Shau Kei Wan, will go via Shek O to Big 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)

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

Google Map

Hong Kong IslandKowloon & TKO ♦ Sai Kung ♦ North East NT ♦ North West NT ♦ Central NT ♦ Lantau ♦ Other Islands