Macau Tower– tickets, prices, discounts, timings, what to expect, FAQs

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The region of Macau, China, is enshrined with a start-studded legacy and sits atop the world’s entertainment and gaming industry alongside Las Vegas and Monte Carlo.

Historically a crucial trade route, this peninsula has been a confluence of Eastern and Western cultures and now has transformed into a glittering jewel as one of the premier tourist destinations in the world.

The symbol of this marvelous city is undoubtedly the dizzying 338-meter (1109 ft) tall tower.

Macau tower is a hub for adventure daredevils, fine dining enthusiasts, and entertainment seekers.

The tower’s observation deck provides a wonderful 360-degree view of Macau and allows you to test your bravado with the vertigo-inducing glass flooring!

This article covers everything you must know before booking tickets.

Visit Macau Tower

Where to book tickets

Tickets are available online and at the attraction.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

The tower is a very popular destination and booking online will allow you to skip the hassle of long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

Some attractions at the Tower, such as bungee jumping and the Skywalk X, have limited availability due to their popularity and may sell out. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

How do online tickets work

Go to the Tickets, select the number of tickets and preferred date, and buy the tickets immediately.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets through your email.

There is no requirement to bring any printouts.

On the day of your visit, you can walk in and show the e-ticket on your smartphone to the guide or staff involved.

Macau Tower ticket cost

Tickets for people of all ages above 12 years are US$17.

Children between the ages of three to 11 are charged US$10.

Ticket prices, including a lunch buffet and observation deck for people of all ages above 12, are US$40.

Children between the ages of three to 11 are charged US$24.

Ticket prices, including a dinner buffet and observation deck for people of all ages above 12, are US$70.

Children between the ages of three to 11 are charged US$41.

Infants under three can gain entry free of charge.

Macau Tower tickets

The tickets will get you access to the observation deck, lunch or dinner buffet, and free-flowing soft drinks.

You will also have access to an Afternoon Tea at Level 61, and get to walk across the glass floor.

A small fee to access the telescope can be paid onsite.

Ticket Prices

Cost of General tickets
Adult Ticket (12+ Years): US$17
Child Ticket (3 to 11 Years): US$10
Infant Ticket (0 to 2 Years): Free

Cost of tickets with Lunch Buffet
Adult Ticket (12+ Years): USS$40
Child Ticket (3 to 11 Years): US$24
Infant Ticket (0 to 2 Years): Free

Cost of tickets with Dinner Buffet
Adult Ticket (12+ Years): US$70
Child Ticket (3 to 11 Years): US$41
Infant Ticket (0 to 2 Years): Free


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Timing of Macau Tower

The Observation deck is open to all visitors from 10 am to 7 pm.

On Saturdays and Sundays, the time is extended from 10 am to 8 pm.

The lunch buffet slot is 11.30 am to 1 pm and 1.30 pm to 3 pm.

The dinner buffet slot is from 6.30 pm to 10 pm.

How long does the Macau Tower tour take

A trip to the observation deck, along with lunch or dinner, will take you around 2.5 hours.

However, the time spent really depends on your preference for activities.

For instance, the Skywalk tour usually takes an additional 45 minutes.

If you wish to shop or watch the cultural exhibits, the time will similarly increase.

Best time to visit Macau Tower

If you wish to take in panoramic views of the Macau skyline, it is best to visit at 10 am on a clear-weather weekday.

The tower is a popular destination and gets crowded on holidays and around midday.

If you wish to see the glittering night skyline of Macau, it is best to visit the tower just before sunset to take in the stunning view of daylight, dusk, and nighttime Macau.

Adventure sporting events only occur during daylight hours.


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Macau Tower Bungee Jump

Macau Tower Bungee Jump
Image: tripadvisor.in

The Bungee Jump is the highest commercial bungee jumping in the world, recognized by the Guinness Book Of World Records in 2007.

The Bungee Jumping is facilitated by the AJ Hackett Company, founded by the legendary jumper AJ Hackett. Its state-of-the-art technology provides a secure, safe, and thrilling experience.

You will leap from a height of 233 meters (764 feet) on the Tower and feel the adrenaline rush kick in as you plunge towards Macau, diving into a life-altering experience!

You will land on an expertly designed airbag, and the cable system will let you experience a few rebounds perfectly safely.

The Bungee Jumping Experience is on the Level 61 of the Tower.

Participants under 18 must provide signed permission from an adult guardian.

Here are the timings:

From September to June:

Monday to Friday – 10 am to 7 pm

Saturday and Sunday – 10 am to 8 pm

From July to August:

Everyday – 10 am to 8 pm

Macau Tower Skywalk

Macau Tower Skywalk
Image: klook.com

The Skywalk is a hair-raising excursion where a 360-degree promenade outside the Macau Tower observation deck at 233 meters (764 feet) will test your nerves.

You will be held in place by a harness attached to an overhead rail system because the platform is only 1.8 meters wide and devoid of railings.

The harness will allow you to walk, leap, lean over the edge, and ‘fly’ around the tower.

It is open from 10 am to 6.30 pm on all days.


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FAQs

Here are a few frequently asked questions:

Is the Macau Tower disability friendly?

Yes, there is a wheelchair accessible and also allows service animals.
 
Please, not only service animals are allowed, and not pets.

Do I have to pay an additional fee to peer through the telescope when I visit the Macau Tower?

Yes, a nominal fee will have to be paid on-site for the telescope vision.

Does the observation ticket price include the Skywalk and Bungee Jumping experience?

No, you will have to buy different access tickets for different activities.

Is the Bungee Jumping experience safe?

The Bungy Jump, operated by AJ Hackett International, is one of the world’s most renowned bungee jumping experiences and is known for its commitment to safety.
 
You will be guided by the best professionals and provided with the sturdiest safety gear and instructions.

What to expect at Macau Tower

Step into the most fabled icon of the Macau skyline and soar up to 220 meters (721 meters) in less than 60 seconds while a sweeping bird-eye view of Macau materializes through the glass-fronted elevators.

Appreciate the elite craftsmanship of the tower that has put it in the esteemed company of the World Federation Of Great Towers, an international association of great monuments.

Reach the world-class three-story observation with high-ceiling glass-paneled walls that offer one of the most transcendental views in all of China with a 360-degree view of the Macau peninsula and Pearl River Delta.

The observation deck is brimming with fine dining restaurants, theaters, shopping outlets, and adrenaline-spiking adventure sporting opportunities.

Walk across the reinforced glass floor at the observation deck glass-walk with vertigo-inducing visuals of the 700-foot drop directly underneath your feet.

Do not be surprised if your body refuses to do anything other than crawl hilariously.  

The highest point from the ground is a gigantic 338 meters (1108 feet), and you can indulge in the Extreme Climb adventure tour that will have you climbing an additional 100 meters (328 feet) above the observation deck to the very top of the tower mast.

Enjoy a delectable feast at 360° Café, which slowly rotates as you enjoy your meal, giving you a mesmerizing view throughout your dining experience.

Experience the Bungee Jump, the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, that will throw you into an exhilarating headlong freefall for hundreds of feet after you step off the tower’s platform.

Try the Skywalk X, also known as Skywalk, a rope-harnessed walk around the outside rim of the tower, which will have you slowly make your way around the tower edge while your breath hangs still in the sky.

Peer through the telescope at the top and let the powerful lenses bring distant features within arm’s reach as you observe Macau’s snaking streets, historic buildings, and modern skyscrapers.

Watch the city sprawled out in daylight or plan for the evening and see the incandescent city dazzle up the landscape with fierce colors.

How to reach Macau Tower

This is just 7.5 km (4.7 miles) away from the Macau International Airport.

Address: 5GHQ+X4J, Macao. Get Directions.

It is well-connected with all forms of public transportation.

By Bus

Torre De Macau, Macau Tower (Shuttle Bus Stop) is a 2-minute walk away.

Torre / Túnel Rodoviário, Macau Tower / Tunnel is a 3-minute walk away.

Av. República/ Lago Sai Wan is a 4-minute walk away.

Praça Da Assembleia Legislativa is a 6-minute walk away.

The Bus lines closest to the Tower are 23, 26 and 9A.

By Gondola

Jardim Da Flora, Flora Garden Gondola Station is a 14-minute walk away.

By Car

Put your starting point here to navigate to the Tower.

There are parking spots close to the Tower.

Cars for rent and taxis for hire are easily available.

Sources
# Klook.com
# Macautower.com
# Wikipedia.org

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