Eco-Sea Burial

To promote the Green burial, TWGHs  Funeral Parlour launch the service of scattering cremated human ashes at sea and the Gardens of Remembrance in 2012. These services aim to provide various choices of Green burial for the members of public. Families members and friends can pay tribute to their beloved, having the deceased embracing the nature.

 

Eco-Sea Burial

Service Recipients  : Hong Kong & Overseas Resident
Service Date         : Appointed Sunday on each month
Service Period       : 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (Around 3 hours journey)
Designated area for sea burial: East of Tung Lung Chau
(Boarding: Tsim Sha Tsui Public Pier)
Specification of the vessel: Medium double-check vessels
(Accommodate max. 130 people)

Service fee

  1. The service user of TWGHs Funeral Parlour
    • Fees: $500 each service
    • Free of charge for the service users of free funeral services、CSSA funeral services and Eco-coffin services
  2. Non-service user of TWGHs Funeral Parlour
    • Fees: $1500 each service

Application Procedures

  1. Each applicant can bring up to 10 family members, relatives or friends on board (including the applicant);
  2. After the selection of the date for eco-sea burial, applicants may fill in the “Application form of Eco Burial“ from TWGHs  Funeral Parlour, and submit the form with the copy of the identity card and the application form for Scattering of Cremated Human Ashes in Hong Kong Waters from Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) to three TWGHs parlours in person, by fax or by post;
  3. Applicant may submit the application form, at least 10 days prior to the designated date for carrying out sea burial;
  4. The application will be approved within three working days from the date of submitting the application form. In addition, the staff of TWGHs Funeral Parlour will reply the details of approval in writing and by telephone. 

Leaflet of Eco-sea Burial

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Application form of Eco Burial

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