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Shek O rock climbing for beginners in Hong Kong


Climb the granite slabs of Shek O on this easy rock-climbing trip with one of our certified guides in Hong Kong. No previous experience required!


1 Day

All year




  • Try out the solid granite slabs of Shek O.
  • It is an ideal spot to start your climbing journey.
  • Witness amazing vistas of the sea and Kowloon city as you rise.


If you are a newbie to rock climbing, join us on this easy rock climbing adventure in Shek O. Located on the south-east side of Hong Kong island, Shek O is one area worth exploring. The spot is popular for rock climbing and abseiling, especially for beginners given the availability of easily accessible routes. 

The crags on Shek O are located towards the small cape of Tai Tau Chau and offer an enjoyable experience in a beautiful setting.

Though the number of routes here is fewer as compared to other locations; in terms of difficulty, these are just perfect for beginners and children. Of the three climbing routes, Rubble Zawn and Main face involve sports climbing, while Gaping Zawn incorporates traditional climbing.

We will explore the route according to your preference. Get ready to see panoramic vistas of the beautiful city of Kowloon all along.

We will begin from Shau Kei Wan station and take a bus to the Shek O. Once there, we will set on our hike to the climbing site.  At the site, we will first brief you about the safety instructions. Here, you will also learn some easy climbing techniques. And, post-demo, you will be ready to scale!

You will climb for a couple of hours on solid granite slabs before taking a lunch break. You will continue to climb post-lunch and finish by evening to end this incredible trip.

The trip is an excellent way of letting go off your fears and grab onto your confidence as a climber. No previous experience is required, however, it is recommended to have a fit body.

So, what are you waiting for? Strap your helmets and send a message now to learn some easy techniques of on this fun Hong Kong rock-climbing trip. Looking for a similar experience at a new location in Hong Kong? Check out our trip at Beacon Hill here.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar


Sept 14, 2022

I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!

Niklas Warren


Sept 6, 2022

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.



Aug 23, 2022

I was looking for a local guide for a hike I was planning and came across Explore-Share. They seemed to have good reviews and so decided to give them a try. The experience was very positive and completely happy with their service. I will be using them again for next trip.

Colin Finnegan


Aug 17, 2022

Easy to set up and find the perfect trip. Informative site that is easy to use. Guides are all great to work with and communicate all arrangements needed. As simple as can be!

Lesley Weber


July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

Richard Scrivener


July 20, 2022

Hello! I have been thoroughly impressed by the service and assistance that explore-share have provided the past couple years in helping to plan my trip to the High Tatras in Poland. I really appreciated the flexibility that they provided in allowing me to rearrange my trip twice owing to covid. They were responsive and communicative throughout. This trip was part of my Stag weekend celebrations and explore-share connected me with an outstanding guide in the form of Marcel - he was an excellent recommendation and we really enjoyed our guided hike in the High Tatras with him. Marcel was an outstanding professional, placed a high focus on preparing well and staying safe, and was also a great guy! Highly recommend. Many thanks and best wishes - Richard

Yvonne Morrison


May 8, 2022

Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!

Mark Stone


April 14, 2022

Great service by explore share. Our guide, Fred, gave us a fantastic day. Totally wild adventure that would be impossible on our own. I’m really impressed. Thank you very much.

James Dempster


March 9, 2022

I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.

Leonardo Rodriguez


March 4, 2022

Everything went very well! Above our expectations! Thanks Explore-Share and Thanks Kiliholidays! Great support from all you! Thanks for the hard work and excellent level of commitment.

Daniel Martinez


Feb 2, 2022

Excellent job making your platform available to all mountain lovers. Our guide Gabrielle was an excellent companion



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