"Blue Whale No. 1", a two-storey cruise ship with capacity for 388 passengers, came back into service last September. The sightseeing vessel departs from the Inner Harbour, with the boat tour taking in famous attractions like the A-Ma Temple, the Macau Tower, the Macao Science Center, Kum Iam Statue, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macao Bridge and Lai Chi Vun Village. After a major upgrade, the cruise ship is now equipped with a performance stage for up to 30 people, a video projection-format karaoke system, and an open-air sightseeing deck that provides a panoramic view of Macao.
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm; 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: Inner Harbour
Admission: From MOP/HKD150 (MOP/HKD300 including a buffet; MOP/HKD200 including standard meals; free admission to children under the age of one)
Enquiry: (853) 2893 0013
Organiser: Yuet Tung Shipping Co. Ltd
Another cruise tour option - "Macau Cruise" - connects the Taipa Ferry Terminal and the Coloane Pier. Passengers can enjoy views of the local skylines from the water, including attractions such as the A-Ma Temple, the Guia Fortress, the Macao Science Center, Kun Iam Statue and the Macau Tower. Each tour takes approximately 45 minutes.
Time: Departure from Taipa Ferry Terminal at 1:00pm, 3:00pm and 5:00pm; departure from Coloane Pier at 2:00pm 4:00pm and 6:00pm (additional services on weekends and public holidays at 11:00am from Taipa Ferry Terminal and 12:00pm from Coloane Pier)
Venue: Taipa Ferry Terminal and Coloane Pier
Enquiry: (853) 8790 6007
Organiser: Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management (Macau)
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