Zhuhai is a coastal city with a number of islands; various kinds of water entertainment therefore prevail here. You can take a ferryboat to the charming islands around the city or just have a cruise in the offing. Also, you can do water sports like surf-riding, diving and sailing.
Besides those activities on sea, there are many other places for you to do sport. If you are interested in golf, two international golf courses in the city are ready for you. One is Zhuhai Golden Gulf Golf Club located at Jinwan Avenue. The other is Zhuhai Golf Villa Village in Tangjiawan. Other sports centers such as tennis courts, shooting galleries, bowling alleys, and kart racing courses are at your convenience.
If you want to relax yourself, the local famous hot spring is your first choice. There you can enjoy professional services of sauna and massage.
After tired sightseeing and other activities in daytime, there are many places for you to go at night, getting recreation and relaxation. Like in other places of the province, you can listen to the Cantonese Opera. Or you can take a special night cruise on the sea area. In addition, large numbers of bars, pubs, nightclubs, KTVs, cinemas, theaters, cafes and teahouses can also enrich your nightlife.
Night Cruise on the Sea
Some ports there offer cruises on the Pearl River estuary in the surrounding area of Macao. However, the night piece of the offing of Zhuhai and the surrounding sea area of Macao is quite different from the scene of daytime. A night cruise on the sea is a good opportunity to appreciate the enchanting night scenery of this city.
Jiuzhou Port has sightseeing boats departing at 18:30 and 20:30 every night. The cruise is in the offing of Zhuhai and lasts for nearly two hours. The charge varies according to the period of time. Boat departing at 18:30 charges CNY98 per person, including dinner expenditure and the performance admission fee. Boat starting at 20:30 only charges CNY68 per person, including the performance admission fee.
Address: No.599, South Qinglu Road, Xiangzhou District
Bus Routes: 3, 4, 12, 25, 26, 99, Sightseeing Bus 02
Xiangzhou Beidi Port offers night cruises in the surrounding sea area of Macao, lasting for two hours and 20 minutes. The cruise boats here usually start at 18:30 and 21:00 at night. The charge is same as that at the Jiuzhou Port.
Address: Middle Qinglu Road, Xiangzhou District
Bus Routes: 11, 56
Bars & Pubs
As an immigrant city, Zhuhai has many people from other places of the country. Bars are ideal choices for the immigrants and the local youths to have recreation and relaxation. Although the fittings, facilities and performance in the local bars and pubs of need to be further improved, going to bars at night anyhow becomes an unstoppable fashion.
There are many bars and pubs scattered in the the city and lanes of the city, especially in Jida, Gongbei and along the Qinglu Road. Shuiwan Bar Street at the Shuiwan Road of Gongbei musters the outstanding and distinctive exponents of Zhuhai bars. With the support of the municipal government of the city, this bar street is set up to promote tourism even the local economy. The constructions of the whole street, about 300 meters (about 328 yard) in length, are of a European style combined with Chinese modern garden sights as well as the local features. Various bars, pubs, cafes and nightclubs along both sides of the street have their respective characteristics, showing different scenes and themes. You can get there by the bus Nos.4, 9, 13, or 207.
Recommended Bars & Pubs
Specialties: A bar famous for its excellent jazz music, wonderful singing and dancing performances, table show, authentic cocktail and American bartender show.
Address: District H, Shuiwan Bar Street, Gongbei, Xiangzhou District
COHIBA (Xiyanghui Bar)
Specialties: This bar boasts that it is the most gentle one in the city, sticking to the traditional European style and English bartending method; the bartenders there are mainly from Hotel Lisboa of Macao.
Address: No.203-209, Shuiwan Bar Street, Gongbei, Xiangzhou District
Address: 1F, Haiwan Haoyuan Business Center, No.225, Shuiwan Bar Street, Xiangzhou District
Disco Yesterday & Club Tomorrow
Specialties: It is the best local disco bar with ancient Egyptian-style fittings and excellent lighting and acoustics.
Address: 1F, Yuhuayuan, No.2041, Yingbin Avenue, Gongbei, Xiangzhou District
Bus Routes: 1, 2, 10, 11, 32
Specialties: A bar with good environment, excellent DJs and acoustics.
Address: 1F, Taihe Business Center, Ningxi, Xiangzhou District
Bus Routes: 10, 11, 12, 14, 20, 32, 55, 56, 201, 609
Cinemas & Theaters
Many cinemas and theaters can be found locally, which provide you up-to-date movies and wonderful performances. You can try the following ones:
Address: No.1014, South Fenghuang Road, Xiangzhou District
Address: No.76, Qianshan Road, Xiangzhou District
Cafes & Teahouses
If you want to have a quiet and leisurely time at night, cafes and teahouses are good choices. Here are the recommended ones:
Xiangzhou Branch: 2F, No.289, East Renmin Road, Xiangzhou District
Gongbei Branch: 2F, north side of Yingbin Square, South Yingbin Road, Xiangzhou District
Doumen Branch: No,1, Second Jiangwan Road, Jing'an Town, Doumen District
Wanjia Branch: 3F, Wanjia Department Store, South Yingbin Road, Xiangzhou District
Maoye Branch: Maoye Department Store, No.301, Zijing Road, Xiangzhou District
Gongbei Branch: No.282, Yuehua Road, Xiawan, Xiangzhou District
Xiangzhou Branch: No.251, Ningxi Road, Xiangzhou District
Specialties: A teahouse with authentic tea arts and tea etiquettes show, simple but special fittings, and a unique vantage viewpoint of Xianglu Bay and the Zhuhai Fisher Girl Statue.
Address: 3F, Sightseeing Building opposite the Fisher Girl Statue, Middle Qinglu Road, Xiangzhou District