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    Jumping of the Tai Tam Reservoir bridges

    My friends and I will be staying in Hong Kong for a week and saw a couple videos of people jumping of the bridges at Tai Tam. We are adventure seekers and the trails of Hong Kong pretty much made us want to hike as much as we can.

    So my question is, is it illegal to jump of the bridges?

    Here's one of the videos where people jumped off the bridges.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnV9go2B_OI

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    read this thread but to summarize, ITS ILLEGAL TO SWIM IN THE RESERVOIR !!!

    https://hongkong.geoexpat.com/forum/...ead268142.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by jabronie25:
    My friends and I will be staying in Hong Kong for a week and saw a couple videos of people jumping of the bridges at Tai Tam. We are adventure seekers and the trails of Hong Kong pretty much made us want to hike as much as we can.

    So my question is, is it illegal to jump of the bridges?

    Here's one of the videos where people jumped off the bridges.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnV9go2B_OI
    Adventue seekers does not equate...morons.

    Yes jumping in the reservoirs is illegal - you can jump at many other places, totally legal....so why not do that instead ;-)
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    Police Report: Crime Alert – Unlawful swimming and washing in reservoir and water catchment area

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMF9JRJI7jg

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    Cool thanks! Are there any places you guys recommend?


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    jabronie25 - I'm not advocating you do this ... but these guys take thing waaaay over the edge of sanity.

    Video: Watch: Russian daredevils take selfies from top of Hong Kong skyscrapers - Telegraph

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    Jabronie, Sheung Luk Stream is good for cliff diving. Had lots of fun there - it's quite far out though, so be prepared to spend a full day to get there and back.


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    Lantau has a great infinity pool tucked away up a beautiful steep valley. Completely legal (and amazing). There are several pools leading up to it which you can jump in. Water levels will be low because the rainy season hasn't kicked in yet. So you need to be extra cautious (doing something stupid, if you're cliff jumping). You don't know the contours of the rocks below.

    There are some things insanely large turtles (2ft in diameter?) and fish (4 ft. long?) in Tai Tam reservoir which are probably older than your mother. So if the police don't catch you, they might! Remember, HK is a crowded place and there will probably always be someone to call the police.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeoTommy:
    Police Report: Crime Alert – Unlawful swimming and washing in reservoir and water catchment area

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMF9JRJI7jg
    That show is so cheesy.... I couldn't stop watching it, hehe.
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