From getting lucky at Macau Casino or being daring at the world’s highest bungee jump point at Macau Tower to seeing the greatest views Hong Kong has to offer, visiting is a must!
Whether you’ve got your heart set on touring beautiful Hong Kong, or want to set sail via catamaran or jetfoil to the former Portuguese colony of Macau, you will find so many things to do in both precious cities. If you’re the adventurous type, someone looking for great photo opps, or simply someone looking to explore, this is the list for you! Here are our 6 top recommendations of what to do in Hong Kong and Macau:
Witness a Panoramic View at Victoria Peak
For the most enjoyable journey to Victoria Peak, take the Peak Tram. Have your camera ready because upon your arrival, you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Hong Kong. The view is especially stunning right at sunset or night time. We recommend checking the weather beforehand, in case of fog.
Bungee Jump Off of Macau Tower
The tower is the 11th tallest in the world and the observation deck provides visitors with a picturesque view from such great heights. Ranking in at the world’s tallest bungee jump point, and peeking at a staggering 233 meters, you can easily walk away from this bungee jumping adventure with full bragging rights.
Gamble in Macau
Looking to get lucky? Warm up before you hit the town and play new bingo sites. After that test your luck at any one of Macau’s world-famous casinos. The casinos boast blackjack tables, play puzzles poker tournaments and mini baccarat, just to name a few! Most casinos are open 24 hours making it convenient to gamble anytime of the day!
Escape to Nan Lian Garden
Just outside of the Diamond Hill metro station, you will find this green gem full of plant life yet very serene. It makes for a relaxing getaway from the otherwise hustle of the city. Makes for a great moment to meditate or just simply soak in the surrounding beauty.
Witness Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
Truly one of the most unique attractions in Hong Kong, Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery gives visitors a look into an 8 year project. Inside, you will find walls full of gold Buddha statues amongst other items that have been collected by its creator, Reverend Yuet Kai.
Ride the Cable Car to Big Buddha
Located on Lantau Island, Big Buddha is best known for being just that – a large cast iron statue of Buddha. The cable car ride is an enjoyable experience of its own, exposing visitors to quite the scenic spectacle. The Buddha can be spotted from afar, adding even more beauty to your view.
Both cities are not just known for their beauty, but possess a rich history and culture. Hong Kong and Macau cater to the likes of the adventurous soul or that of a gambler, or of one looking for peaceful sites to meditate. We know that by checking all or just one of these recommendations off of your list will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.