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How to enjoy a night out in Macau




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Macau, Hong Kong's smaller neighbor, is Asia's
leading gambling and gaming destination and has                 The price for a one-way economy class ticket ranges from
long become famous for its vivid nightlife and                  HK$ 140 (daytime – till 5pm) to HK$ 175 during the night.
swanky casino-resorts, where high-heeled guests
pour thousands of dollars on the Baccarat tables…               Click here for their current timetable (and rates) from/to
                                                                Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal and Macau:
                                                                (To get to the terminal: Sheung Wan MTR Station, Exit-D /
What many visitors to Hong Kong don't realize,
                                                                If coming by tram, drop off at a stop called "Macau Ferry
though, is that you can actually enjoy a night out in           Terminal")
Macau without having to stay at a hotel there, and
make it back to Hong Kong before dawn.                           Click here to view and download our entire series
                                                                 of Hong Kong online-guides – FREE !
This mini-guide will show you how to do it…
                                                                CotaiJet, the second operator, provides a jet ferry service
"The House of Dancing Water", one of the world's most           from Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal in Central (Hong
spectacular extravaganzas, is permanently staged at the         Kong Island) to Taipa Ferry Terminal in Macau, which is
City of Dreams in Macau, opposite the famous Venetian.          much closer to the City of Dreams and The Venetian (and
                                                                this can be somewhat significant if you have to take a taxi
Created and directed by Franco Dragone, this über-              back at night, as the fare to Taipa Ferry Terminal will be
spectacular water-themed show plays twice daily, almost         much lower than to Macau Main Ferry Terminal).
every day, at 5pm and 8pm, and is a real must-see.
What's more, you can combine it with a visit to the             Their ferries depart from Hong Kong in 30 minutes
world's largest casino and have dinner at one of the            intervals until 9pm, and once an hour, between 10pm and
fantastic restaurants in either the City of Dreams itself, or   1am
across the street, at the Venetian's "Grand Canal               On the way back, their ferries leave Macau at 9:30pm,
Shoppes".                                                       10pm, 10:30pm, 11pm, 12 midnight, 1am and 3am

The best thing is that ferries run between Hong Kong and        The price for a one-way economy class ticket ranges from
Macau 24 hours a day, which means you can enjoy a long          HK$ 150 (daytime – till 5pm) to HK$ 185 during the night.
evening in Macau's glitzy casino resorts and make it back
to Hong Kong before breakfast is served…                        Click here for the current ferry timetable (and rates)

Both City of Dreams and The Venetian operate their own          For more information about "The House of Dancing
free shuttle from/to Macau's Ferry Terminal, but the            Water" show, visit their website, or click here to
service stops before midnight, so you might have to take a      book/purchase a ticket (You can see the shows-schedule
taxi to the ferry terminal on your way back, which is not       for the first quarter of 2012 here)
too horrible, really, as taxi fares in Macau are quite sane…
                                                                For information about dining and nightlife options at the
 How to Get great hotel rates? Click NOW for                    Venetian's "Grand Canal Shoppes", click here.
 fantastic discount rates in Singapore,
 Hong Kong, Bangkok, Shanghai, Beijing,
 Tokyo and Seoul.


TurboJet, the main operator on the line, connects Hong
Kong Macau Ferry Terminal in Central (Hong Kong Island)
with Macau Main Ferry Terminal. Their ferries depart in
15 minutes intervals, until midnight, and less frequently
throughout the night (They also operate a line from China
Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui to Macau, but it runs only               Don't waste your holiday money!
until 10:30pm, so if your hotel is on the Kowloon side of          Buy the Hong Kong Card NOW and get amazing
Victoria Harbour, you might want to travel to Macau from          discounts in the city's top restaurants and shops!
Tsim-sha-Tsui and return to Central, from where you will
have to take the MTR).


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Description: Macau, Hong Kong's smaller neighbor, is Asia's leading gambling destination and has long become famous for its vivid nightlife and swanky casino-resorts… This mini-guide will show you how you can actually enjoy a night out in Macau without having to stay at a hotel there, and make it back to Hong Kong before dawn.