Lion Rock

Risk 85%
Sunburn 40%


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Lion Rock is a hill between New Territories and Kowloon, it is 495m high, it is well-known due to its lion-shaped. The eponymous theme song 獅子山下(“Beneath the Lion Rock”) in 1970s has been connected to the “Lion Rock Spirit”, used to refer to Hong Kong as a whole.
AttractionsWar Relics, Amah Rock
Activities[Hiking]、[Sunset Viewing]
Other Routes
Start at35 min35 min45 min20 min
Lion Rock Parkpin-png-2424Kowloon Pass1471007774_Red_flagsLion Rockpin-png-2424Amah RockHung Mui Kuk
1471009312_map Distance5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration2 hr 15 min
1471007737_Food SupplyNone
1471007878_Revert Exit / BranchGo to Shatin Pass through MacLehose Section 5, and then leave at Tsz Wan Shan。
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt.Lion Rock (495 m)
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 6 [Standard]
1471007900_Hint CommentsOn the peak, hikers could have a very closed and interacting view of Kowloon and Shatin Districts. It is usually convenient to hike in Hong Kong, mainly depend on whether you are willing to put effort.

To: Lion Rock Park

TransportRouteGet off atRemarks
Bus No. 211Wong Tai Sin MTR Station ⇔ Tsui Chuk GardenTsui Chuk Garden (Bus Terminal)Circular route
Bus No. 72Festival Walk ⇔ Grand View GardenTin Wan Court 
Bus No. 73Festival Walk ⇔ Tsz Wan Shan Shopping CentreTin Wan CourtCircular route

From: Hung Mui Kuk

TransportRouteGet on atRemarks
Bus No. 89BKwung Tong MTR Station ⇔ Sha Tin WaiWorldwide Garden 
Bus No. 170Wah Fu Estate ⇔ Shatin StationWorldwide Garden 
Bus No. 182HK Macau Ferry ⇔ Yu Chui CourtWorldwide Garden 

The climb to Lion Head section is slightly dangerous, which is not suitable for inexperienced hikers.

There are vertical cliffs near to Lion Head section. There were many fatal falling down accidents.

Lion Rock is crowded in public holiday. Be more patient when crossing the trail.

For sunset viewing on the peak, bring along with the headlight or torch.

Total distance: 4.85 km
Max elevation: 453 m
Min elevation: 38 m
Total climbing: 421 m
Total descent: -450 m
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