The Hengqin Bay marine leisure travel route was officially opened on April 30, 2016. This special tourism project will make the Hengqin FTZ more attractive to the public.
Throughout the route, people can travel around the many bays in both Zhuhai and Macao. Starting from Hengqin Port, the route will pass Taipa Island, Coloane Island and the Macao Peninsula. Tourists will receive a more comprehensive understanding of Macao’s three islands. They will be able to enjoy Hengqin Island and the Zhuhai Shizimen Central Business District opposite the Pearl River and experience the country’s rapid development.
Throughout the 90-minute voyage, visitors can relax on the cruise ship, enjoying the well-known sights in both Macaoand Zhuhai, like the old shipyards of the 1960s, Lotus Bridge, the Macao Mangrove Wetland Park, Studio City in Macao, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel,the University of Macao, Phoenix Tree Building,Hengqin Headquarters Building, Huafa Square, the Shizimen Conference and Exhibition Center and Macao Tower. They can witness the architectural culture of both Zhuhai and Macao from different angles. In addition, tourists will be able to enjoy the natural intersection of the Pearl River with the ocean.
Currently, Hengqin Bay marine leisure travel only offers a daytime tour. The ticket price is 100 yuan for each person, but only 60 for Chimelong tourists. In the future, the night tour will also be available.