Shek O Beach is located at the utmost southern area of Hong Kong Island. It has beautiful long beach and clean BBQ area as well. On the way to Shek O Beach through bus no. 9 from MTR Shau Kei Wan Station, you can drop at the bus stop of “To Tei Wan” for “Dragon’s Back”, one of the Best Trails in Asia.
Shek O Beach has a clean BBQ area with water supply facility at the end of the beach. For BBQ at the beach, you can prepare BBQ items and foods at a Wellcome superstore at MTR Shau Kei Wan Station ( ).
It’s very simple to go to Shek O Beach. You can choose either a doubledeck bus no. 9 or a red minibus which is starting from MTR Shau Kei Wan Station. They are all situated at the exit A2 of the station. Bus terminus for double-deck bus is seen on the right when you come out of exit A2 of MTR Shau Kei Wan Station. You can catch a no. 9 at the bus terminus. Minibus terminal is situated just on the left side of the same exit of the station.
Map of Shek O Beach, Hong Kong Map Photo Gallery
Bus no. 9 starts the bus terminus bound for Shek O Beach from 6:00 am until midnight with 15 minutes headway at HK$6.90. In some case, it goes to Shek O Beach via Big Wave Bay. On the other hand, red minibus goes to Big Wave Bay via Shek O Beach. It runs every around 20 minutes at HK$7.00 for Shek O Beach. For red minibus, you have to prepare exact fare in cash due to no change. Different from green minibus, red minibus cannot be paid by Octopus Card. Red minibus has no regulation on its route, fare and operating time. Therefore, if there are not many riders early in the morning, the departure of red minibus would vary.
Considering the departing time and fare, bus no. 9 is the best way for Shek O Beach. Now, let’s take a look at the way to Shek O Beach by bus no. 9 departing from MTR Shau Kei Wan Station.
Shek O Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Hong Kong Island. It’s so convenient to access from downtown of Hong Kong. Therefore, you will meet so many people at the beach enjoying swimming and BBQ.
If you look down on the beach from the top of Dragon’s Back, one of the best perspectives in Asia, you will come to know the reason why so many people come to Shek O. It deserves to be called as one of the fantastic beaches in the world.
Prepare items at the Wellcome Superstore before riding on the bus No. 9 and you can enjoy BBQ at the clean and free BBQ area well-prepared at the beach. Water supply and shower rooms are all free.