Wilson Trail (Section 3) Lam Tin to Tseng Lan Shue
Wilson Trail

Trail Summary

9.3 km
4 hours
Sai Kung
Overall Difficulty (3-Star Demanding)

Length (Rating 3-Star)

Duration (Rating 4-Star)

Gradient (Rating 3-Star)

Surface (Rating 3-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (Low)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 2-Heart)

The Wilson Trail spans Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories, with the second section and the third being separated by Victoria Harbour. As the start point of Kowloon, the third section guides you through several war relics, including the site of the pillbox on Devil’s Peak, otherwise known as “Pau Toi Shan” (transliteration), meaning a fort in Chinese. In the past, Devil’s Peak had been occupied by pirates in the Qing dynasty and was once a hotbed of crime. It, therefore, became what the villagers living nearby called “Peak of Demons”, after which “Devil’s Peak” was translated into Chinese. That is how the current Chinese name of this mountain came into being. The pillboxes we can see today were constructed by “British Forces Overseas Hong Kong” to guard the eastern access to Victoria Harbour. Although the fort had been removed a long time ago, the circular pillbox, which has remained intact, is still attractive. The fort on the peak, which is not far away, is the gateway to an even wider view, making it an ideal sunset spot. Black Hill, the highest point of this section, commands Tseung Kwan O, whereas Tseng Lan Shue oozes yet another type of charm.

Transportation Information

Start Point
Take public transport to MTR Yau Tong station exit A1, go along Lei Yue Mun Road to the start point.

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 14, 14X, 214 and 259D
Green minibus routes - 24M, 24S and 76B

End Point 
Take public transport at Clear Water Bay Road for leaving.

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 91M and 92
Green Minibus routes - 1, 1A, 11, 12 and 104
Public Minibus route - Kwun Tong to Sai Kung and Mongkok to Sai Kung

The transportation information provided in this website is for reference only. Please check the updated transportation information from the websites of Transport Department and relevant transport utilities before setting off.

Hong Kong eTransport web page

Route Map

The below map showing the route and the scenic spots along the hiking trail.
For details, please refer to the transportation information above and photos captions text below.

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