Hill, located in Tseung Kwan O, rises with an altitude of 304 meters with some small gardens built on top.
Ling Nam San TsuenDevil's Peak Chiu Keng Wan ShanBlack HillMa Yau TongPo Lam Road
It begins at the road towards the Junk Bay Chinese Permanent Cemetery. After walking a short section of a rather steep road, turn left to join the Wilson Trail. At the crossing, go straight up and walk along the concrete path to O King Road via the cemetery and the hillside of Chiu Keng Wan Shan. Cross the road, continue along the uphill path to Black Hill.
The sky was a bit hazy
Uphill climb
Farther on, descend to an intersection, keep left and then go downhill. At the fork in the valley, head right to Po Lam Road via Ma Yau Tong.
Black Hill
Cross over the peak
Colorful animal sculptures
Starting Point Route Duration Fare Operating Hour
Bus No. 14‧62X‧259D To Yau Tong
(Get Off : Yau Tong Bus Terminus)
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Bus No. 14B‧216M To Lam Tin
(Get Off : Ko Yee Estate)
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End Point Route Duration Fare Operating Hour
Bus To Various Destinations
(Get On : Po Lam Road)
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Route Ling Nam San Tsuen Devil's Peak Chiu Keng Wan Shan
Time   1 hr 35 min
  Black Hill Ma Yau Tong
      50 min
  Po Lam Road        
2.5 hours
5.5 km
Leave at O King Road
There are some side paths on the way up to Black Hill. Just follow the main trail towards the summit would be fine.
It is quite a flat path for the early sections but one might dismayed by the views of high-rise building on top of the hill and the necessity of crossing a busy road in the middle of the route.
Because of the reported robbery cases, I haven’t been hiking in Kowloon for a while. I felt much safer hiking in this area in company with my friends. Though we initially planned to visit the Gough Battery, we missed the path leading to it. On our descend from Black Hill, there are lots of ceramic animal sculptures sitting on both sides of the path, which looked very creepy under the gloomy sky.
Hiking : 9 Oct 2005
Revised : 16 Aug 2010