Zhuhai is along the southern coast of China adjacent to Macau, rich in beaches, islands, gardens and reputed as “City of Romance”. All this make it one of the top tourist destinations in China. Let’s see what the top things to do in Zhuhai are:
1: Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai is the world’s largest ocean-themed resort. Here, visitors can experience the world’s longest flying roller coaster and Asia’s first water roller coaster. Not only that, entering the aquarium here, visitors will feel as if they are in a magical underwater world, and can see thousands of rare fishes swimming around. In addition, visitors can take a submersible to the bottom of the sea for an unforgettable deep sea adventure. The underwater restaurant is also a must-visit place, where visitors can dine with 15,000 exotic Marine fishes. When night falls, you can enjoy the Chinese fairy tale performance, and stay overnight in the hotel with different themes, which will be very unforgettable.
2: Lovers Road
With a total length of 28 kilometers (17 miles), Lovers Road is the world’s longest seaside sightseeing road, known as the “Great Wall” of Zhuhai. It is named so because many lovers choose to date here. On the one side are cities and mountains, while on the other side are sea waves and the 55.5 kilometers (34.5 miles) long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Along Lovers Road, there are different landscapes, such as lighthouses and Fisher Girl. When the road lights are on at night, the view is also amazing. How comfortable it is to walk along the Lovers Road, enjoy the beautiful scenery while blowing the sea breeze. It is no wonder that Lovers Road is chosen as one of the top things to do in Zhuhai by many tourists. You can also ride a bicycle to tour Lovers Road.
3: Wailingding Island
Wailingding Island is a paradise for people to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The island has typical subtropical rainforest scenery and island Eden scenery. It is like a bright pearl inlaid at the junction of the Pearl River estuary and the South Pacific. The sand of Walingding beaches is soft and fine, and the seawater is clear. Visitors can enjoy fresh sea foods, barbecues, canoeing and scuba diving here. It is 50 km (30 mi) east to downtown, a little further but less crowded, quiet and clean.
4: Zhuhai Fisher Girl
Zhuhai Fisher Girl represents Zhuhai people’s love for nature and pursuit of a better life. It is the symbol of Zhuhai, and taking a picture with her has been considered as a top thing to do in Zhuhai by many visitors. It stands in the sea along the Lovers Road. Fishing Girl wears a string of pearls on the neck, a fishing net on the body, pants up, holding a glittering and translucent pearl, and with a happy and shy expression, ready to bring light and treasures to people.
5: New Yuan Ming Palace
The 18 sites in New Yuan Ming Palace
were built in accordance with the original ones in Older Summer Palace
(Yuan Ming Yuan) in Beijing. It has not only classical imperial buildings, southern China classical gardens, but also western style buildings, which reproduce the glory of the Old Summer Palace for visitors. In addition to these architecture, various performances are also going on, which show the emperor’s accession to the throne, the selection of imperial concubines, the royal wedding, court music and dances and other traditional Chinese music.
6: Dong Ao Island
Here, the blue sky, white clouds, lush mountains and green water form a natural picture. From the magnificent sea views, gentle and beautiful forest scenery, to the historical sites and mysterious underwater world, all of which you can find and appreciate in Dong Ao Island. Dong Ao Island has three big bays: Nansha Bay, Dazhu Bay and Xiaozhu Bay. Nansha bay is the most beautiful, which enjoys the reputation of “Diamond Beach” for its white soft sand and clear sea water. The waves there are rich but not big, so it is a great place for sea bathing and surfing. Also, don’t miss the seafoods, which are just harvested from the sea.
7: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge
It is listed as a top thing to do in Zhuhai just after being completed in 2018. Measuring 55.5 kilometers (34.5 miles), Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge
is world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, seeming like a dragon lying on the Lingdingyang Ocean. The three main sections of the bridge are inspired by “Chinese Knot”, “White Dolphin” and “Sail” respectively, which makes the bridge fantastic and unique. In addition, each tower of the bridge is decorated by dozens of color-changing LED lights, making it a colorful ribbon at night. The best viewing spots are South Lovers Road and the viewing platform near Gongbei port. Passengers can also enjoy the magnificent Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in a ferry or a crossing-bridge bus.
8: Wan Chai Seafood Street
Along this 400-meter-long (440 yards) street, crowded with many seafood booths and restaurants providing fresh seafood. You’d better go there at night, when more restaurants are open and the seafood variety is richer. Visitors can choose their own seafood from the stalls and take it to the restaurant for cooking. Don’t forget to haggle!
9: Macau Island Tour Cruise
Macau Island Tour Cruise is one of the best things to do in Zhuhai. The cruise ship departs from the Wan Chai Tourist Pier and the cruise time is one hour. After the cruise ship crosses the Macau Friendship Bridge, Bank of China Tower, Casino Lisboa
, Cathedral Macau
, the Macao Governor’s Palace, The Monument to Macau’s Return and other famous attractions are displayed. It makes you feel like you’re in Macau. There is also night tour, which allows you to enjoy the beautiful night scenery of Zhuhai and Macau.
10: Imperial Hot Spring Resort
Imperial Hot Spring Resort is the first Japanese-Style outdoor hot spring resort in China. Various springs with Ganoderma Lucidum, ginseng, Angelica and Folium, flowers and wine are offered. After enjoying the warm and comfortable hot springs, you can also go to the resort’s restaurants with local characteristic to taste food, or you can have fun with friends at the resort’s karaoke.
- Last updated on Dec. 19, 2019 -