Macau travel|Family Fun

Macau travel can taste delicious food to see the beautiful scenery. Macau is also a place for families to play together.

Family Fun

The Macao tourism industry is flourishing, with the territory offering a diverse range of activities for diverse kinds of visitor. Experience your journey in Macao with the family – from indoors to the great outdoors – visiting the highly educational Macao Science Centre and the lovely pandas in Giant Panda Pavilion; or go to the beaches and parks to relax or engage in a host of recreational activities. And if one-stop fun is on the agenda, then there’s plenty to see and do in Macao’s integrated resort hotels, which feature kids’ playgrounds to mini golf to swimming.

Macao Giant Panda Pavilion and Pavilion of Rare Animals
Macao Science Center
Communications Museum
Hác-Sá Reservoir Country Park
Planet J Theme Park
Warner Bros. Fun Zone
Batman Dark Flight
Mast Climb, Bungy Jump, SkyJump & Skywalk X
Golden Reel
Cable Car
Bowling and Ice Skating
Anim’Arte NAM VAN

1.Macao Giant Panda Pavilion and Pavilion of Rare Animals

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Nestled against a hill side in Seac Pai Van Park in Coloane in a fan-shaped layout of about 3,000m2, Macao Giant Panda Pavilion is designed to take advantage of combining the terrain’s natural undulations with the architectural characteristics.

The pavilion comprises two 330m2 indoor activity quarters and a 600m2 outdoor yard for the inhabitation of the giant panda and a 900m2 indoor exhibit area. Two viewing paths of different elevations align along the front edge of the fan-layout indoor activity area, accessible to two streams of visitors. Internal facilities include a logistics centre with panda dens, bamboo-washing and storage quarters, feed preparation room, feed warehouse, control centre and veterinarian clinic, etc.

Pavilion of Rare Animals is situated inside Seac Pai Van Park in Coloane and serves as a conservation site for rare animals. The exhibition area consists of 3 indoor and 2 outdoor activity areas to provide ample activity space for the red pandas. Many types of plants are planted in the activity areas to create an environment similar to the red pandas’ wild habitat. The temperature inside the pavilion is regulated to remain within 25°C to provide an ambient temperature that is most comfortable for the red pandas. Climbing facilities such as perches are also installed inside the activity areas for the red pandas to practise their climbing skills.

The Macao Giant Panda Information Centre and Macao Giant Panda Gift Shop are situated inside the park too. The Macao Giant Panda Information Centre is a two-story building featuring multifunctional video rooms, exhibition areas, reading corners and network interactive areas. Intended as a platform for promoting public understanding of giant panda, it also hosts, among other activities, exhibitions and interest classes on a regular basis, in addition to providing information about giant panda. Located at the main entrance to the Seac Pai Van Park, the Macao Giant Panda Gift Shop is dedicated to selling gifts and souvenirs related to giant panda. It offers a large collection of giant panda gifts for visiting residents and tourists to choose from, including soft toys, bags, clothes, stationery and household items, etc. Admission fee is needed for the Macao Giant Panda Pavilion and Pavilion of Rare Animals.

Nearby Attractions

St. Francis of Orthodox Church: 1270 m
Taipa Old Town: 2873 meters
Dragon Ring Portuguese Rhyme: 3042 meters

Address:Macao Giant Panda Pavilion, Seac Pai Van Park
Opening Hours:Macao Giant Panda Pavilion and Pavilion of Rare Animals – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission until 4:45 p.m.). Closed on Mondays (closed on the following day instead if a public holiday falls on Monday)
Macao Giant Panda Information Centre – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Macao Giant Panda Gift Shop – 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fees:MOP10. Free admission for children of 12 years old or under and seniors of 65 years old or above.
Tel:+853 2888 0087
Nearby bus lines: 15, 21A, 25, 26, 26A, 50, 59, N3

2.Macao Science Center

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Macao Science Center partially reopens in two sessions from March 9. More information…

Macao Science Center was designed by world renowned architect Mr. I.M. Pei and Pei Partnership Architects. With a gross floor area of 20,000 square metres, Macao Science Center consists of the Exhibition Center, the Planetarium and the Convention Center.

Exhibition Center

The permanent galleries cover topics in Science for children, Technology, Environment and Life Style. The exhibitions seek to provide knowledge-oriented, scientific and interesting interactive exhibits, and allow visitors to explore science exhibitions to provide more diversified features to the visitors.


The first Planetarium in the world equipped with 3D and ultra-high definition projection system of 8,000 x 8,000 pixels, and is capable of playing interactive live shows and dome movies in 3D. Its powerful real-time astronomical database can take audiences onto a journey travelling freely in space and time.

Convention Center

The Convention Center includes a multi-functional Convention Hall and 4 Meeting Rooms. It is equipped with professional audio-visual facilities, simultaneous interpretation systems, and video conferencing equipment.

Nearby Attractions

Macau Fisherman’s Wharf: 548 m
Looking East Battery: 1252 meters
Rencitang Pocha House; 1585 m

Address:Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Macau
Opening Hours:10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Tickets are only available up to 5.30 p.m., closed on Thursdays and Lunar New Year’s Eve, open on public holidays.) Open daily in July and August.
Fees:Exhibition Galleries – MOP25
Planetarium (2D Dome /2D Sky Shows) – MOP60
Planetarium (3D Dome /3D Sky Shows) – MOP80
Free admission for children under 2 years old
Tel:+853 2888 0822
Fax:+853 2888 0855
Nearby bus lines: 10A, 12, 3A, 8

3.Communications Museum

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The Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau’s Communications Museum is a place with cultural, scientific and technological characteristics. With the belief of “Dare to experiment, Dare to discover, the Museum encourages visitors to enjoy “Fun Learning at Communications Museum”

Visitors can request for information at the Reception & Shop about exhibitions, activities and facilities lease, shop for their favorite Macao stamps and request for postal and money transfer services. Postal/Philately Gallery displays exhibits related to the history of Macao Post ranging from precious artifacts to valuable collection of stamps and postal objects.

Telecommunications Gallery shows the most interactive and experimental exhibits of the Museum. Visitors will understand the development of the means and techniques of communications as well as front-end technologies.

Outdoor exhibits are installed in the terrace next to the D. Maria II Garden. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Macao and the Fortress D. Maria II built in 1852 (Qing Dynasty, Xianfeng 2nd Year – the only ancient fortress that uses a suspension bridge as the entrance.

Address:Estrada de D. Maria II, no. 7, Macau
Opening Hours:From 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed on public holidays.
Fees:Individual: MOP10
Student Card holders (ISIC or local): MOP5
Groups of 15 or above: MOP7 per person
Macao residents, Local student group visits booked by schools, Children under 3 years old and Holders of local or international (ITIC) Teacher Identify Card, Tour Guide Card & Tour Guide Trainee Card of Macao, ICOM Membership Card, Senior Citizens Card and Disability Assessment Registration Card issued by Social Welfare Bureau: Free
Tel:+853 2871 8063, +853 2871 8570

4.Hác-Sá Reservoir Country Park

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Hác-Sá Reservoir Country Park is located in the southeast of Coloane Island. Here you can enjoy BBQ facilities, walking trails and canoeing. Splash about in a hired boat, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Jacaranda Kiosk and mountain forest area. Near the reservoir dam you can also find a plant maze, picnic and camping area, family trail and fitness trail.

Address:Estrada de Hac Sá, Coloane
Opening Hours:24 hours
Tel:+853 2833 7676

5.Planet J Theme Park

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Planet J Theme Park is a live-action role-playing (LARP) theme park, covering approximately 9,300 square metres. It houses eight gaming zones with more than 200 games, including AR & VR games. Planet J is suitable for all age groups. Either individually or in groups, participants are challenged to interact or battle either with other Planet J visitors or the theme park’s resident characters, in order to advance in the games. Visitors need to maximise dexterity, intelligence, logical thinking and body coordination to overcome the various challenges and quests presented to them.

Address:Shop 3009, Level 3, Sands Cotai Central, Taipa, Macau (Next to the food court)
Opening Hours:10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tel:+853 2875 0800
Remarks :Photo: Planet J (Macau) Ltd.

6.Warner Bros. Fun Zone

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Occupying an area of 32,000 square feet, the Warner Bros. Fun Zone is a mega indoor playground themed around characters from Warner Bros., DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera Productions and Looney Tunes entertainment franchises. Kids and their families can enjoy their play time in the zone packed with interactive games and rides and bring home an unforgettable fun experience.

Address:Level 3, Studio City, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Opening Hours:10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tel:Ticket Hotline: +853 8868 6767 / Toll free: 400 616 3120 Mainland China, 800 900 783 Hong Kong, 008 0187 6037 Taiwan


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Situated inside the Venetian Hotel, this 836 square-metre children’s playground features a 6-metre-high multi-climbing facility with a free fall slide, rainbow slides, a V-Net bridge, over and under barriers, zig-zag net climbers and more.

Teenagers can get on the computers to access the internet, play video games or air hockey. And for those celebrating a birthday, the holidays or any other special occasion, kids of all ages can throw their own parties in the themed party rooms at Qube.

Address:Level 5 via hotel south suites elevator (Hotel Guest access); Access via Grand Canal Shoppes (Level 3) at San Luca Canal, next to shop 2610 (Day Visitor access)
Opening Hours:9.30 a.m. – 9.30 p.m.
Tel:+853 8118 8890, +853 8118 8891

8.Batman Dark Flight

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In partnership with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, ‘Batman Dark Flight’ is the world’s first flight simulation ride themed around DC Comics Super Hero “Batman” with the intellectual property franchise. Immersed in the flying theater, adventure-seekers can virtually soar over Gotham City with Batman through the action-packed storyline. The 4D motion ride promises a thrilling experience.

Address:Level 2, Studio City, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Opening Hours:12 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Mondays to Fridays); 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays). Duration: Approximately 15 minutes.
Tel:+853 8868 6767 Ticket Hotline / Toll free: 400 616 3120 Mainland China, 800 900 783 Hong Kong, 008 0187 6037 Taiwan

9.Mast Climb, Bungy Jump, SkyJump & Skywalk X

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Conquer Macao’s highest summit, at 338 metres, and stand atop a man-made tower by climbing 100 metres up the mast’s vertical ladder.

Or freefall from the World’s Highest Bungy Jump at speeds of up to 200km/h for the ultimate rush! Plunging from a platform 233m high, challengers will experience freefall for an adrenalin-pumping 4-5 seconds…

SkyJump utilizes the technology of ‘Fan Descenders’ to enable daredevils to fly through the air at 75km/h, without rebounding or inverting, before decelerating to a comfortable landing speed upon reaching the ground.

Skywalk X is a thrilling walk around the main outer rim of the tower, 233 metres above ground. Safety is guaranteed by a world-first overhead rail system… but there’s no hand rail!

Address:Largo da Torre de Macau
Tel:+853 8988 8656

10.Golden Reel

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Suspended between the twin hotel towers of Studio City at a height of 130 meters, the Golden Reel is the world’s first and Asia’s highest figure-8 Ferris wheel. It features 17 “Steampunk”-themed cabins, each accommodating up to 10 passengers on a memorable ride around the uniquely-shaped figure-8 track. Once aboard, you can admire the breathtaking views of the city in different angles.

Address:Level 3, Studio City, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Opening Hours:11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Mondays to Fridays); 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel:+853 8868 6767 Ticket Hotline / Toll free: 400 616 3120 Mainland China, 800 900 783 Hong Kong, 008 0187 6037 Taiwan

11.Cable Car

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The Guia Hill dominates the Macao peninsula and its top offers the best landscape views in town, namely the Pearl River and the surrounding islands. If you go in through the Flora Garden Gate (Avenida Sidónio Pais), you will find a Cable car, which will help to go up, besides offering you a panoramic view over the hill.

Address:Avenida Sidónio Pais
Opening Hours:8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Closed on Monday, or on the following day instead if a public holiday, day of exemption from work or compensatory rest day falls on Monday.)

Fees:Single Ticket – MOP2
Return Ticket – MOP3
Special Concessionary Return Ticket – MOP2 (For children aged 12 or below and elderly people aged 65 or above)

12.Bowling and Ice Skating

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Bowling and ice skating are high on the list for indoor fun with family and friends. Whether you are just getting the recreational juices going or are seriously competitive, the clack of balls on skittles or the swish of blades on ice all add up to great family fun in a well-equipped, purpose-built modern environment.

A Future Bright Amusement Park

On the Macao Peninsula, you can find comprehensive bowling and skating facilities in Future Bright Amusement Park, as well as an arcade game centre, children’s playground and restaurant. The Future Bright Skating Rink is popular with teenagers and ice hockey teams but welcomes all ages and levels. No special attire is required and ice skates are available for rental.

Address:Lai Hou Garden, R/C, Praça de Luís de Camões (Near Camões Garden)
Opening Hours:Bowling – 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Ice Skating – 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Tel:+853 2895 3399

B Bowling Centre in Cotai

Occupying an area of 5,830 square metres, the Bowling Centre was inaugurated in October 2005. This first-class bowling facility – located next to the iconic Macao East Asian Games Dome – meets international competition standards and has become a magnet for both local residents and visitors alike.

Address:Complexo Desportivo Internacional do Cotai
Opening Hours:2 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Mondays – Fridays); 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Weekends and public holidays)
Tel:+853 2886 5017

13.Anim’Arte NAM VAN

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Jointly managed by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the Sports Bureau, the Macao Government Tourism Office and Institute for Tourism Studies, “Anim’Arte NAM VAN” transforms Nam Van Lakeside Plaza into a waterfront leisure hub with a distinct character combining creativity, leisure and dining. The project aims to provide residents and tourists with diverse tourism experience, thereby enhancing Macao’s cultural tourism products offerings.


M Dimensions

A tiny cultural and creative shop blending with natural and industrial styles, M Dimensions brings more than thirty Macao cultural and creative brands, with hundreds of unique, fine, made-in-Macao products. It also organizes arts and cultural activities such as workshops, performances and exhibitions.
Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00

Amazing Creation & Collection

Amazing Creation & Collection specializes in handmade products with Macao features, and is a walk-in shop for learning about Macao’s history, understanding Macao people’s ideas, and experiencing the city’s unique culture. In addition, it holds workshops on weekends in order to offer you a special cultural experience.
Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00

Smiling Workshop

To encourage charitable organizations to be more involved in cultural and creative industries, the Cultural Affairs Bureau is cooperating with two charitable organizations included in the Database for Cultural and Creative Industries of Macao, namely the Fuhong Society of Macau and the Caritas Macau, in setting up a shop at Nam Van Lakeside Plaza to sell original products created by disabled artisans. The shop is served as a platform bringing a new force to the Macao’s cultural and creative industries.
Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00, closed on Tuesdays & Obligatory Holidays

Happy Art Studio

A subsidiary of the Fuhong Society of Macau, Happy Art Studio is a venue for people with special needs to learn arts and sell art products made by disabled artisans. With the aim to promote arts among this special group, the studio is offering different courses as a therapeutic medium, encouraging participants to free their artistic potential, break down social barriers, and get better integration in order to build a more harmonious society.
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00


Café New Green View

Business Hours: 07:00-22:00

Seek Your Choice Bistro

Business Hours: 11:00-22:30

Café Super Mario

Business Hours: 08:00-22:00 (Monday to Friday); 09:00-22:00 (Saturday and Sunday)


Pedal Boat

Opening Hours: 11:00-18:00
(Opening hours extended to 19:00 from June to September)
Fees: 2-seat Pedal Boat: MOP20 per 30 mins. / 4-seat Pedal Boat: MOP40 per 30 mins.
Children under 5 years old are not allowed to use the pedal boat. Children aged between 5 and 12 years old are not allowed to use the pedal boat unless accompanied by an adult.

Graffiti Display Area

Anim’Arte NAM VAN – Arrangements under inclement weather

Rainstorm Signal

Outdoor Activities: Suspended
Cultural and Creative Shops: Remains open to the public
Catering Outlets: Subject to change due to weather condition
Pedal Boat: Suspended

Thunderstorm Signal

Outdoor Activities: Suspended
Cultural and Creative Shops: Remains open to the public
Catering Outlets: Subject to change due to weather condition
Pedal Boat: Suspended

Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1

Outdoor Activities: Subject to change due to weather condition
Cultural and Creative Shops: Remains open to the public
Catering Outlets: Remains open to the public
Pedal Boat: Remains open to the public

Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 3

Outdoor Activities: Suspended
Cultural and Creative Shops: Remains open to the public
Catering Outlets: Remains open to the public
Pedal Boat: Suspended

Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above

Outdoor Activities: Suspended
Cultural and Creative Shops: Closed
Catering Outlets: Closed
Pedal Boat: Suspended

Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above lowered to Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 3

Outdoor Activities: Suspended
Cultural and Creative Shops:
Before 07:30: Remains open to the public
07:30 – 09:00: Business will be resumed in 1.5 hours
09:00 – 13:00: Business will be resumed in the afternoon
13:00 – 14:30: Business will be resumed in 1.5 hours
After 14:30: Closed
Catering Outlets: Subject to change due to weather condition
Pedal Boat: Suspended

Remarks: In case the above signal is in force, the water activities will be suspended immediately. Users should leave the water promptly and return the boat to the staff. Please note that there will not be refund and compensation under inclement weather.

Address:Avenida Panorâmica do Lago Nam Van, Macau
Nearby bus lines: 16, 18, 18B, 23, 28B, 32, 32T, 6B, 9, 9A, N2

Nearby Attractions

Dome Theatre: 331 m
Zheng’s House: 337 meters
Bishop’s Hill Chapel: 409 m

Macau travel, the above 13 locations are suitable for family and family activities. If you want to take your children out for tourism, you can think about it.

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