Unhurried sea tour brings landmarks vividly up close


Updated: 2018-12-07

The first leisure sightseeing cruise began under the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) and along 10 local landmarks on its debut 70-minute journey this morning, Dec 7.

The cruise, titled Touring Around Zhuhai by Sea, is offered by Zhuhai High-Speed Passenger Ferry Co. It departs Jiuzhou Port in Jida at 10:15 am, 2:15 pm, and 4:15 pm daily.


Zhuhai-Macao Frontier Port Island, unlike any other in China, handles travel between Hong Kong, Zhuhai, and Macao


Long stretch over Lingding Sea


Dolphin towers on Jiuzhou Channel 


Infrastructure up close


Macao right and left (Taipa) of Sai Van Bridge, Hengqin Island top left of center, Shizimen Central Business District upper right 


Jianghai Channel Overpass of habitat to the world's largest population of Chinese White Dolphins


Eastern engineered island is entrance to 4-mile tunnel to allow safe passage of large ships and of planes taking off and landing at Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok Airport


Zhuhai Opera House on Yeli Island, first offshore theater in the Chinese mainland 


Lovers Avenue winds past Fisher Maiden statue, Xianglu Bay Beach, and Yeli Island


Jiuzhou Island has oddly shaped rocks, caves, and views of downtown Zhuhai, Macao Peninsula, and Taipa and Coloane islands [Photos courtesy WeChat account: jzgkyz] 

A standard ticket costs 168 yuan ($24) and may be bought at Jiuzhou Port Passenger Terminal. Children and seniors get a discounted price of 148 yuan ($22).

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