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Macau Recreation

Babylon Casino:

It is Macau's first Boutique Casino. The design idea of the casino has its root in the superb craftsmanship of ancient Babylon that existed thousands of years ago. Under the backdrop of the blue sky, twelve poles engraved with unique animal totems of ancient Babylon repose inside the casino, at the top of which is a sky garden. All these structures reproduce the original and unique architectural art of ancient Babylon.

Miami Children's Paradise:

The Miami Children’s Paradise set up in the Miami Pavilion of Macau Fisherman's Wharf is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable entertainment environment for children over three, so that parents can relax and enjoy what the wharf has to offer, including the recreational, shopping and catering facilities. It is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Located in the coastal line of NAPE District, Macau Fisherman's Wharf is Macao's first integrated entertainment theme scenic spot. It only takes five minutes to get to the helipad by foot. With a total area of over 120,000 square meters, Macau Fisherman's Wharf combines the recreational, shopping, catering, hotel, marina and exhibition facilities together. They mainly consist of three parts, namely Chinatown, architectural complexes of Chinese and western styles and the Legend Wharf.

Macao, the Las Vegas of Asia is famous for its lottery industry and gambling options. The lottery industry is the main type of entertainment in Macao, together with other night including, sauna, nightclub and pub. They all run throughout the night. In addition, Grand Prix F1 is held once a year here, including other small scale competitions.

Lottery Entertainment:

If you don't experience the entertainment industry in Macao, you have not been to Macao. The casinos are in the Peninsula de Macau hotels and Taipa where equipment is luxurious, where management is superb. All the gambling houses are open for business 24 hours except the Derby that is open from 11am to 3am on Saturday and Sunday.

Horse Race

Macao Jockey Club ranks first in Asia for its equipment. Its administrative staff, reins man and horses are from around the world and qualified as the world standard. There are air conditioners and a VIP room. The audience cannot only enjoy each competition but also watch through LED screen or TV sets. Moreover, there are Chinese and western style restaurants. Jockey Club arranges competitions each year which starts from September to August. It is free to enter but MOP40 is the best option as the horse race ticket is the least popular so there are less people involved.

  • Location: Macao Jockey Club of Taipa reclamation area.
  • Time: Tuesday night, Saturday and Sunday during the day. All the competitions are held at night from June to August.

Dog Race

The betting way is the same as the horse race. All the competition dogs are Gree dogs that are good at hunting. There are over 10 competitions each competition day. The first competition starts from 7:30pm. The entry fee is MOP10. The box is MOP80 at weekdays and MOP120 on weekends and public holidays (based on Hong Kong public holidays). The lowest price is MOP30, which is a combination of the price and 10% service charge. You can bet in the off-site, the Hotel Lisboa, Jai Alai Casino and computer Baige ticket in the Avenida do infante D. Henrique.

  • Location: Canidrome in northern Macao
  • Time: On Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Lucky Lottery

Introduction: Lucky lottery is considered the place where Macao lottery originated. It dates back to the Guangxu reign of the Qing Dynasty. There are more than 20 types of gambling games including, dice, baccarat, roulette, blackjack, pai gow and slot machine.

  • Location: Casino Lisboa (Hotel Lisboa, No.2-4, Lisboa Road), Wynn Resort (Rua Cidade de Sintra NAPE Macao, one street away from the Hotel Lisboa), the Venetian Macao Resort (Cotai Strip, Macao)

Sports and Leisure

  • Places recommended: Kart velodrome
  • Reasons: It is a safe and well-equipped velodrome according to international standards.
  • Address and opening time: At the end of Estrada do Istma, close to coloane; 11:30-19:00 from Monday to Friday, 11:00 - 20:30 on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. There are shuttle buses running from HK-Macao Ferry Terminal to the velodrome.

Place Recommended: Golf Club

  • Reasons: It is one of the most beautiful golf courses in Asia. You can see the panoramic view of the Pearl River and Hac Sa Beach.
  • Address: Next to the Westin Resort Macao in the south end of Coloane Island.