3 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Hong Kong

Beaches are a fun location for both humans and dogs! However, not all beaches under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) are not open to dogs. You may consider the following 3 beaches to play with your dogs over the summer weekends.

Daycation Choice: Silvermine Bay, Mui Wo

Silvermine Bay, Mui Wo is a beach off an island under the LCSD. People typically take a ferry to Mui Wo to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.  There are dog-friendly canteens and tea houses nearby. The sand is soft and the water is shallow. water. Dogs not good at swimming may try with their owners. But remember to keep your dog away from deeper water.

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Good Places for Dogs Silvermine Bay, Mui Wo|Source of photo: discoverhongkong.com
Silvermine Bay, Mui Wo
Traffic: Take boat at Central Piers to Mui Wo and walk along the Mui Wo Road for 10 walks, you will arrive at the Silvermine Bay
Notes: Dogs can only take ordinary ferry boats and shall wear leash and muzzle  during the journey

Choice for viewing: Pak Lap Wan, Sai Kung

Sai Kung is a gathering place for dog lovers. Pak Lap Wan is located on the south of Leung Shuen Bay, Sai Kung with clear waters. There are unique volcanic rocks and marine caves. There are taxis nearby as well as paid showering facilities (HK$10 each time) for people and dogs after swimming.

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Good Places for Dogs Pak Lap Wan, Sai Kung|Source of photo: Rocky Choy@https://youtu.be/XNxdqTtw0wk
Pak Lap Wan, Sai Kung
Traffic: Take bus No. 94 at Sai Kung Town Centre and get off at Pak Tam Chung Bus Terminus, and then you have to walk for another 2 hours;
Or you can take taxi and get off at the entrance of Pak Lap Village walk along the path, you will arrive at Pak Lap Wan

Choice with no pollution: Tai Long Sai Wan

Known as the Hong Kong version of Maldives, Tai Long Sai Wan is located on the east part of Sai Kung Peninsula, New Territories. It covers four beautiful beaches, namely Sai Wan, Ham Tin Wan, Tai Wan and Tung Wan, and is known for its quiet environment without pollution. There are teahouses and showering facilities. It’s a sunshine beach for walking dogs during the weekends.

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Good Places for Dogs Tai Long Sai Wan|Source of photo: IG @simpleshot.simplelife
Tai Long Sai Wan Traffic: Take minibus No. 29R at Sai Kung Chan Man Street and get off at Sai Wan Pavilion Bus Terminus Note: The sea waves are big and please be careful

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Owners should pay close attention to dogs’ physical conditions and the environment when they bring pets outside or to the beaches in summer. They should pay more attention to avoiding sunstroke or accidents at places with strong winds and huge waves. If possible, purchase pet insurance for your pets. 

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