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The Best Photography in Hong Kong

Looking for the best photography in Hong Kong? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Hong Kong. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Hong Kong

  • 111, Hong Kong

    Hike to Tian Tan Buddha ("Big Buddha")

    6 mi
    Located on Lantau Island in Hong Kong, the Tian Tan Buddha is the central figure of the Po Lin Monastery and the major center of Buddhism in Hong Kong. Despite being a major tour attraction and inherently quite busy, the trek of the ‘Big Buddha’ is one to experience.The easiest way to get to the ...
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  • Maclehose Trail Sec. 1, Hong Kong

    Hike to Po Pin Chau

    1.9 mi / 820.2 ft gain
    This is a fairly non-strenuous hike which still offers some really nice views, the chance to gain some elevation and then cool off at a beach, and also learn some geology. Getting to High Island Reservoir East Dam starts from Sai Kung village. There are many ways to get to Sai Kung village, I too...
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  • Lantau Trail Sec. 1, Hong Kong

    Sunset Peak (大東山)

    3.4 mi / 2395 ft gain
    There are several different approaches to this hike. It’s up to you where you want to start and end: Pak Kung Au (320m)Lantau County Park via Mui Wo (139m)Wong Lung Hang County Trail (10m)Pak Mong (2m) My route started from Lantau County Park via. Mui Wo and ended at Pak Kung Au. No matter how ...
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  • Lam Kam Road, Hong Kong

    Hike to Ng Tung Chai Waterfalls

    3.7 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    Take the MTR (subway) to the Tai Wo station in the New Territories.  Take Exit A and head left, following the sings for the bus stops and head down the escalators. From here, you can either take Bus 64K or minibus 25K to the Ng Tung Chai stop. From the stop, head down Ng Tung Chai road on your le...
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  • 88, Hong Kong

    Explore Tseung Kwan O's (將軍澳) Secret Beach

    This beach may not have an official name, but some of the locals in the area call it "secret beach." The title is fitting. While not hard to reach, it is hard to find.Take the Hong Kong West Rail MTR line to the Tiu Keng Leng stop. Take exit A2 and come out at the intersection of Chui Ling Rd (翠嶺...
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  • 19 Shek O Road, Hong Kong

    Hike D'Aguilar Peak

    2.5 mi / 1066.3 ft gain
    This hike is a great option for those looking for a quick, but challenging off the beaten-path adventure with stunning views. You can start from either two places: Shek O Beach or the city bus 9 stop on Cape D'Aguilar Road.The trail starts on the southwest corner of Shek O Beach, behind what Goog...
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  • Hong Kong Trail Sec. 8, Hong Kong

    Hike Dragon's Back

    3.2 mi / 495.4 ft gain
    Hiking the Dragon's Back was a beautiful experience. Once you get above the bush line, your view goes on for miles. Be in awe of the curving hills and distant skyscrapers with views of the surrounding ocean. This trail is probably one of the most popular hikes in Hong Kong and relatively easy. Ju...
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  • 28, Hong Kong

    Run Victoria Peak (太平山)

    2.2 mi / 1811 ft gain
    Whether you're taking the bus or tram (or even walking) up to the peak - get excited for some serious elevation gain at 554 meters! Victoria Peak is an iconic spot in Hong Kong for visitors to see from above, but also the spot for fitness junkies to get in a workout at the park and run a couple o...
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