The Leisure and Cultural Services Department manages a total of 41 gazetted public beaches in Hong Kong. With the exception of 3 beaches that are temporarily closed, shark prevention nets have been installed at all the remaining 38 public beaches, of which 10 are in Southern District on the Hong Kong Island, 9 in Islands District, 6 in Tuen Mun District, 7 in Tsuen Wan District and 6 in Sai Kung District.
Information of Beaches
For information on water quality of public beaches, please visit the webpage of Environmental Protection Department.
For the latest information on public beaches (such as hoisting of red flags), please visit our webpage on Press Releases.
In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, all public swimming pools and gazetted beaches of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department reopened earlier will be temporarily closed starting from 15 July 2020 (Wednesday) until further notice. Please refer to https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/clpss/en/webApp/NewsDetails.do?id=14946 for details.