After exploring Hong Kong, experience the beauty of Macau with this unforgettable day trip that touches on all the highlights and showcases the best of this European settlement. Relax on a jetfoil or catamaran and set sail across the seas to Macau. Upon arrival, embark onto the mainland where you’ll wander the ruins of St Paul and A-Ma Temple, or visit modern establishments like the Macau Tower with your friendly, local guide. This popular tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel and a full-day of sightseeing that’s perfect for making memories!

Highlights

  • Day trip to Macau from Hong Kong by catamaran or jetfoil
  • Explore evocative UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Ruins of St Paul and the A-Ma Temple
  • Drive along the Guia Circuit where the Macau Grand Prix is held
  • See modern developments like the Macau Tower, the 11th highest tower in the world
  • Visit Macau Casino and try your hand at a card table
  • Enjoy a delectable lunch in a local Macau restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Our best-selling Hong Kong tour is a convenient way to check out Macau from Hong Kong! Everything's covered – from pickup to ferry rides to entrance fees to lunch – and you get to see all the highlights in a full, but well-paced, day.

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What You Can Expect

Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong

Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong

Meet your driver at your Hong Kong hotel and make your way to the ferry terminal, where you’ll board a jetfoil or catamaran for a 60-minute ride across the open sea. Your full day of sightseeing kicks off when you step ashore the former Portuguese colony of Macau.

Take a scenic drive through the Guia Circuit and see where the famed Macau Grand Prix is held each year. The tight corners and quick elevation gains make this street circuit one of the most challenging on earth.

Pay a visit to Kun Iam Temple, where a young Marco Polo studied Buddhism. Listen in as your expert guide explains the significance of a bronze figure of Kum Iam—the goddess of Mercy.

After you’ve taken in the temple, head to the top of the 11th tallest tower on earth. Entry to the observation deck is optional (own expense) but the views are worth it, so be sure to carry your camera!

Next venture into Macau’s historical center where A-Ma Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 1488. You’ll learn about classical Chinese architecture and explore the grounds before enjoying a traditional lunch at a local restaurant.

Make one last historical stop at the Ruins of St Paul—an ancient complex that used to be the site of the Cathedral of St Paul and St Paul’s College. Built in the 16th century by Christian exiles, a trip to the top of the ruin’s 66 steps offers up incredible views of the stone carvings and structural remnants around the site.

Finally, head to the Macau Casino for one last adventure and place your bets in the premiere card room. Play a hand or simply take in all of the excitement before heading back to Hong Kong by catamaran or jetfoil and returning to your hotel.

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Customer Reviews

Jan M USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very glad I went here to experience the Asian Vegas. The visit to the Tower was a lot of fun watching people bungee jump and walk the exterior of the tower.

George A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great side trip form Hong Kong and well worth seeing. Our Portugese guide Mario was terriffic.

Najaden Sweden

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

What a lovely day in Macau! Cisco was the perfect guide, very knowledgeable in his field, with a lovely sense of humor, dedicated and sympathetic. The lunch buffet included was also very good and varied. But watch out for the first souvenir shop we visited trying to rip off with over priced products. Shop instead in the little souvenir shop just in front of the ruins of St Paul. The same range but the prices are just a fraction compared with the first store.

Jens H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great guide

carolbilton67

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very experienced guide who was most helpful to 2 oldies using walking sticks. Learnt much about Macau, saw a variety of places all of them interesting, very good balance of sightseeing and opportunities to shop, only down side quality of food for included lunch.

Vlasta J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great trip, I was in Macau 30 yrs ago, it was a small village....now, WOW...
Our tour guide Mario was great, gave us a lots of information about new and old Macao.
Trip is well worth it. We had a great day in Macau.

Giuseppe C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

All perfect

Michael M USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our tour guide Sisco was fantastic and a lot of fun! Not only was he very knowledgable about the history of Macau, he had a great sense of humour and kept everything interesting. Would definitely recommend this tour if you only have one day to spend in Macau.

William D M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

well organized, excellent tour guide

Janice H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Mario, was very knowledgeable and gave us a good overview of Macau. The only negative was lunch which was just OK.

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