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Leisure and Cultural Services Department

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41 bathing beaches managed by the Department (12 of them on the Hong Kong Island, 20 in the New Territories and 9 on the outlying islands)

Southern District : Big Wave Bay Beach, Chung Hom Kok Beach, Deep Water Bay Beach, Hairpin Beach, Middle Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Beach, Rocky Bay Beach, Shek O Beach, South Bay Beach, Stanley Main Beach, St. Stephen's Beach and Turtle Cove Beach
Sai Kung District : Clear Water Bay First Beach, Clear Water Bay Second Beach, Hap Mun Bay Beach, Kiu Tsui Beach, Silverstrand Beach and Trio Beach
Tsuen Wan District : Anglers' Beach, Approach Beach, Casam Beach, Gemini Beaches, Hoi Mei Wan Beach, Lido Beach, Ma Wan Tung Wan Beach and Ting Kau Beach
Tuen Mun District : Butterfly Beach, Cafeteria New Beach, Cafeteria Old Beach, Castle Peak Beach, Golden Beach and Kadoorie Beach
Cheung Chau : Kwun Yam Beach and Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach
Lamma Island : Hung Shing Yeh Beach and Lo So Shing Beach
Lantau Island : Upper Cheung Sha Beach, Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Pui O Beach, Silver Mine Bay Beach and Tong Fuk Beach

How To Apply: 

Call before sending in the application form with information on the location, date, time, nature of activities, synopsis of the film, description of the scenes, props set to be used, size of the crew and cast, equipment list and a copy of the public liability insurance cover.
Processing time : 7 working days for simple/straightforward cases and payment by cash. 10 or more working days for complicated cases such as those involving consultation with relevant government departments/ property owners etc., and/or payment by cheque.

Southern tel : 2555 0103/ email : [email protected]
Sai Kung tel : 2791 3100/ email : [email protected]
Tsuen Wan tel : 2212 9738/ email : [email protected]
Tuen Mun tel : 2451 3499/ email : [email protected]
Islands tel : 2852 4845/ email : [email protected]


$7,000 (basic charge) for the first 4 hours, $1,770 for each subsequent 4-hour block and a refundable deposit equal to the fees payable. Both are to be paid before filming.
If extra government personnel is required to assist in the filming, the actual cost plus overheads will be charged.

PLI Cover: 

Applicants shall effect a public liability insurance in the sum of $6.5 million to $30 million (depending on the risk level) in the joint names of the Government of the HKSAR and the company at their own expense, with terms and conditions to be approved by the Department.

Compliments to the government and public bodies that have agreed to consider applications to hire premises or facilities under their management for location filming.