Welcome to Macau


Macau Peninsula holds the Unesco World Heritage–crowned old city centre. Further south are the former islands of Taipa and Coloane, joined together by a strip of reclaimed land named Cotai. Taipa has lovely Macanese houses and quaint boutiques; Cotai houses the new megacasinos; while Coloane is a laidback village with shipyards and beaches.


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Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu), MacauExplore this UNESCO listed heritage site.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Ruins of St. Paul's, MacauBuilt in the 16th Century by Japanese exiles, this is an icon of Macau.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Historic Centre of Macau, MacauTake a stroll through this interesting part of Macau.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: AJ Hackett Macau Tower, MacauMacau Tower is one of the highest buildings in Macau and the home of the highest bungy jump in the world.Duration: 30 minutes

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Hong Kong Pink Dolphin Watching Cruise

Be amazed - these dolphins, found between Hong Kong and Macau, are pinker than the Boto dolphins in the Amazon River in South America and live within a few kilometers of one of the world's busiest shipping centers and most densely populated urban area. The Pearl River Delta, between Hong Kong and Macau, is home to around a thousand Indo-pacific Humpback dolphins, Sousa chinensis. For some unknown reason, populations of this species along the Chinese coast are bright pink. They are the world's pinkest dolphins - pinker even than the Boto dolphins in the Amazon River in South America- and they live near Hong Kong, within a few kilometers of the world's busiest shipping center and most densely populated urban area. Chosen as the official mascot of the 1997 handover ceremony, the dolphins are threatened by pollution, over fishing and reclamation. This trip is designed to minimize disturbance to the dolphins, therefore these lovely creatures are comfortable with the vessel being used and sometimes come quite close. 96% of trips have successful sightings. If no dolphins are seen, passengers are entitled to take another dolphin cruise at no extra cost - subject to availability.

$145 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Macau from Hong Kong

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Hong KongAround 8am: Your guide in Hong Kong will pick you up from a designated hotel in downtown Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, or North Point. Please note: The selected hotels include the following hotels: Central : Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong HotelQueensway:JW Marriott Hotel, Conrad Hong Kong Hotel, Island Shangri-la HotelWanchai: Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, South Pacific Hotel, The Harbourview, Mira Moon Hotel, Empire Hotel Hong Kong - Wan Chai, Grand HyattTsimshatsui: The Kowloon Hotel, The Salisbury YMCA of Hong Kong Hotel, Holiday Inn Golden Mile hotel, The imperial Hotel, The Mira Hotel, The Kimberley Hotel, Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong, Royal Plaza Hotel, InterContinental Hong Kong, Kowloon Shangri-La, The Langham Hong Kong, Park Hotel, Attitude on Granville HotelAround 9am: Drive to the ferry, arrive at Hong Kong – Macau Ferry Port and depart for Macau by comfortable Turbojet. Your Hong Kong guide will give you your Turbojet tickets and see you off there. After efficient custom process, get on board and experience one-hour speed of the turbojet.Stop At: Monte FortIn the morning: Arrive at Macau pier. You will be met by your English-speaking Macau guide and led to the coach. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Ruins of St. Paul, Monte Fortress, including a section of the old city wall. This part is the essence of Macau, they are the mixing of the Chinese and Portuguese cultures and religious traditions for more than four centuries. Buffet lunch in a local restaurant: Choose from a selection of main dishes, soup, vegetables, desserts, and drinks. Usually the lunch time is an hour.Duration: 3 hoursPass By: A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu), MacauIn the afternoon: Continue city sightseeing with a visit to the A-Ma Temple, from which Macau gets its name. Legend has it that after her death Ma Zu's spirit helped merchants and fishermen head off dangers on the roiling sea. Stop At: Lisboa Casino, MacauThen drive to the famous casinos site (usually Lisboa) for a look around and try your hand at a table. Your guide will stay outside the casino and if you would like to know more about the casino industry or have any questions, feel free to ask. After this, we drive to the city center, Senado Square, and do some shopping for local souvenirs at the sidewalk stalls.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Hong KongAround 5pm: Your Macau guide will see you at the Macau –Hong Kong Ferry Pier and you return to Hong Kong by comfortable Turbojet. Guide and driver in Hong Kong will meet you and drop you off at the designated hotel.

$72.01 Shore Excursions

Macau City Sightseeing Tour with A-Ma Temple, Ruins of St Paul

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu), Macaua UNESCO listed buildingDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Ruins of St. Paul's, Macaubuilt in the early 16th Century by Japanese Christian exilesDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, MacauMacau Tower (optional visit to the Observation Deck)Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Largo do Senado (Senado Square), MacauWalk through Senado Square

$78.12 Shows, Concerts & Sports

House of Dancing Water Show at City of Dreams Macau

When you arrive at the theater in the City of Dreams Macau, step inside the specially designed 270-degree-view venue for your selected performance of "The House of Dancing Water." A water show unlike any other in the world, it was created by a veteran Las Vegas showman and features a high-tech stage that transforms seamlessly between dry and wet scenes, allowing for highlights such as breathtaking dives into the 22.75-foot-deep (7-meter) pool and a showstopping ‘dancing water’ scene with numerous colorfully lit water jets that blast up to 59 feet (18 meters) high in sync with the music. The stage holds a pool with 3.7 million gallons (17 million liters) of water, a size equivalent to five Olympic swimming pools.Watch the story of Coloane, a fisherman whose small boat becomes caught in a whirlpool, transporting him into a world of pirates, princesses, an evil stepmother and romance. The action-filled tale unfolds with an impressive mix of special effects, acrobatics, aerial stunts, and classic dance and theater elements that will keep you on the edge of your seat for the entire 85-minute performance.When booking, choose from two showtimes and three seating areas. A Reserve tickets offer the best views in the house. B Reserve tickets allow you to be closer to the action on stage and provide good value as long as you do not mind getting wet (the first four rows are in the splash zone; towels are provided by the theater). C Reserve tickets are located toward the back of the stage and are the most economical option. (Click on the "View additional info" link below to see a seating chart.)

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Private Tour: Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong

After pickup from your Hong Kong hotel, you’ll be dropped off at the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal for your scenic 1-hour (approx.) ferry ride from Hong Kong Island to Macau. Upon disembarking, board your private vehicle with your guide and make your way to the Ruins of St Paul’s, the ruins of a 16th-century complex originally including St Paul’s College and the Cathedral of St Paul. Today, the only remaining remembrance of this complex is the notable facade of the old cathedral. Follow your guide on a walk up the 66 steps to the top to fully appreciate the grandeur of the remaining stone facade, featuring intricate 16-century stone carvings and sculptures.Then, walk to the nearby Macau Museum, where you can view exhibitions representing the history of this former Portuguese territory. See the vast number of historical and cultural objects that demonstrate the ways of life of the various communities that have inhabited the city.After, hop into your private vehicle for a 30-minute drive (approx.) to the Maritime Museum. Inside, see several exhibitions that showcase the history of the maritime industry in Macau, China and Portugal. Learn about various major maritime themes in Macau like Portuguese explorations and discoveries, developments in naval technology and transport, nautical costumes, fishing techniques and more.For lunch, delight in a unique fusion of Portuguese and Indian cuisines atop the Macau Tower at the 360° Café, Macau’s highest revolving restaurant! Afterward, tour the Macau Tower with your guide. Enjoy stunning views of the Pearl River Delta from its main observation lounge at 731 feet (223 meters) from the ground!At the end of your tour, you’ll be transferred back to the ferry terminal for a return ferry back to Hong Kong. A private vehicle will then take you to your Hong Kong hotel.