Welcome to Macao 2018-10-18T05:00:31+00:00

Visit Macao

Visiting vibrant, beautiful Macao is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the traveller seeking a captivating adventure. Nestled away next to Hong Kong, in China’s south-east corner, Macao is an independent territory internationally renowned for its unique east-meets-west charm.

From travel tips and guides, to events and festival information there is something for everyone at Visit Macao. With a distinct character combining creativity, leisure and dining, Macao provides a diverse range of experiences, including its own brand family-friendly and cultural-tourism fun.

The Macao Government is proud to promote Macao as a world-class travel destination which is open and available to travellers from around the globe. Visa Entry is free to 74 nationalities across the globe, including Australia and New Zealand. Find out more about Macao’s visa requirements now.

Visit Macao today and you’ll be guaranteed a medley of memories and experiences, suitable for the whole family. Find out more about this bustling mecca and book your next travel adventure today.

Macao offers the best in entertainment, cuisine and culture

Macao may seem inconspicuous to the novice-traveller but it boasts a host of auspicious, first-world film, cuisine, sport, and cultural events that will soon have any traveller dying to book their next trip there. 2018 is also the Macao Year of Gastronomy too. When planning your Macao travel experience, be sure to keep the following top-class events in mind in 2018:

  • The 65th Macau Grand Prix
  • Oktoberfest Macao
  • 18th Macau Street Food Festival
  • Macao International Music Festival
  • Macao International Marathon
  • 3rd International Macao International Film Festival & Awards

Other major top-class events that are a must-see for any Macao traveler are:

From its mix of delicious cuisine and colourful centuries-old architecture, to its contemporary resorts and world-class entertainment spots, this historic former Portuguese enclave has all the ingredients to captivate the imagination.

Looking for travel tips on Macao? At Visit Macao Travel Tips and Guides, we’ll take you through a comprehensive guide of all there is to see and do in Macao. We’ll give you a detailed guide on the best attractions that Macao has to offer and the places you absolutely have to see during your Macao tour. We also offer visa advice and entry requirement information.

Thanks to the territory’s jam-packed yearly calendar of cultural, entertainment and sporting events, there is something for everyone at Visit Macao Events and Festivals. We give you an all-inclusive look at what’s on in Macao for the year ahead. From culinary festivals and film festivals, to the Macau Grand Prix, all the information you need on Macao tourism can be found here. Get in touch and let us make it easy for you to plan your next visit to Macao today.

Find out more about the great Macao Holiday packages exclusively available to the world-traveller now. From travel deals to package trips, find your ultimate Macao holiday tour package today.

Learn more about Macao’s rich history at About Macao. A centuries old story dating from its Portuguese colonisation roots to its awakening as one of the world’s most adventurous and top-class destinations.

Experiencing Taipa Village allows the Macao traveller to experience the true authenticity of Macao thanks to its historic roots. Taipa Village, based on Taipa Island, will transport you back to a simpler time in Macao’s history and allow you to experience the best cuisine and ancient architecture that Macao has to offer.

Experience Macao as you’ve never imagined it before. Visit Macao today, and let the adventure begin.

Taste of Macao Food Month

To celebrate 2018 Macao Year of Gastronomy, we are hosting the exciting Taste of Macao Food Month at the renowned House of Tong Restaurant, North Ryde RSL, Sydney from October 14 to November 14, 2018. A menu of Macanese favourites will be on the menu with diners who spend more than $100 in the running to WIN for a fabulous holiday for two to Macao and Xiamen, flying Xiamen Airlines.Come along and join in the fun.

Conditions of the Prizes:

  1. Validity of Travel (12 months) – Must be completed by 30th November, 2019 of prize being drawn. Confirmation is subject to availability.
  2. Black out period will apply.
  3. Entry open to Australian residents only, aged 18 years or older who dine over AUD$100 at the ‘House of Tong” Restaurant at North Ryde RSL Club, address: Cnr Pittwater and Magdala Roads, North Ryde, NSW 2113, and complete, in full, the entry of giveaway prize at the restaurant during the promotional period between 14 October – 14 November, 2018.
  4. Employees and immediate families of the Promoter and suppliers, providers and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.
  5. To be eligible, entrants must sign up to receive Macao Government Tourism Office e-newsletters.
  6. Redemption of the First prize must be requested in writing to Macao Government Tourism Office by 01st October 2019. Travel must be completed before 30th November 2019, otherwise it will be deemed to be forfeited by the winners. Once travel arrangements booked and tickets issued, all terms, conditions, travel validity & changes are subject to airline and hotel rules. Spending money, meals, travel insurance, passports, visas, transportation unless specified and all other ancillary costs are not included. All components of the prize must be taken together or otherwise are deemed to be forfeited. Authorized under NSW Permit Number: LTPS/18/281774
  7. Macao Government Tourism Office accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. Prize, or any unused portion of the prize, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

Conditions of Entry:

  1. Entry open to Australian residents only for aged 18 years or older and must dine over A$100 at the ‘House of Tong’ Restaurant at North Ryde RSL Club.
  2. One entry form per “House of Tong” receipt over A$100. Only original entry forms accepted. Photocopies of entry forms are not acceptable.
  3. Employees and immediate families of the Promoter, suppliers, providers and agencies associated with is promotion are ineligible to enter.
  4. Promotion commences on 14th October 2018 at 11:00 (EST) and closes on 14th November 2018 at 23:59 (EST)
  5. Prizes will be drawn 16th November 2018 at 13:00 (EST), the winners will be notified via phone or email and will be published on website: www.visitmacao.com.au
  6. Entrants must retain a copy of dining receipts as proof of purchase.
  7. The prizes are not redeemed for cash and cannot be traded or sold.
  8. First Prize redemption is valid until 30th November 2019, travel dates are subject to availability.

Macao designated as UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

65th Macau Grand Prix

Macao’s annual international sporting event – the 65th edition of the Macau Grand Prix – will be held from 15-18 November 2018. Further information can be found by visiting the official Macau Grand Prix website at http://www.macau.grandprix.gov.mo or by downloading the mobile applications.

32nd Macao International Music Festival

This year, the Macao International Music Festival is coming to its 32nd edition. The Cultural Affairs Bureau keeps on carrying out its idea of running the Festival throughout these 30 years – “building a better world by connecting the world with music!” For more information please visit http://www.icm.gov.mo/fimm/32/en/ or contact us!

Holiday offers to Experience Macao…

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2 Nights Stopover

Includes:  2 nights 5 star and return Airport Ferry transfers – contact your travel agent

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One Fare, Two Cities

Includes: Return Economy Airfares, 6 Nights Accommodation, Transfers, Tours, Entrance with an English speaking guide.

AUD$1 790pp*

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Includes: 3 Days, 2 Nights’ staying at – Holiday Inn Macau.


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Experience Macao

Includes: Go online for the best rates and inclusions provided by Helloworld New Zealand.

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Wake up with Macao

Includes: 4 days, 3 nights at Grand Emperor Hotel including daily breakfast, return ferry tickets to Macao from Hong Kong and a half day city tour with lunch.


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Webjet Specials

Travel provider Webjet, in conjunction with Macao Tourism, has savings of up to $150 per person on flights/hotel stays packages in January 2019.

From $150 off*

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Your Guide to Macao

Travel Tips

Download all the information you require all here in one place. 

Guide Book, Maps and unlimited travel tips that will make your stay in Macao an enjoyable one. 

There’s much more to see and do, so why not consider staying longer and experience Macao – Your Own Style.

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Step Out, Experience Macao

Self Guided Walking Tours

For many, there is no better way of exploring this city than on foot.

Now, you can explore and discover our destination by heading to “off the beaten track” areas where you’ll experience the true heart of Macao.

The “Step Out Macao” Self-Guided Walking Tours is FREE to download on all mobile devices.

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What’s On, Macao

Let us keep you up-to-date with What’s On in Macao.

Simply download the FREE App and you can find all that is happening in Macao, even when offline.

Stay up-to-date with the latest information including monthly highlights from all Macao’s local events & festivals, hotels, attractions and family activities, entertainment and shows.

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Taipa Village

Authentic Macau

Located in the oldest yet best preserved area of Taipa, this village was once formerly home to many local fishermen.

With its traditional shop houses, quaint cobbled streets and richly endowed with a blend of Chinese and Portuguese  architecture, Taipa Village provides all who visit.

“a culturally diverse landmark that offers a taste of the original, authentic Macao”

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Anim’Arte NAM VAN – A Vertiable Leisureland

Nestled on the pristine Nam Van Lake waterfront along the Praia Grande promenade – “Anim’Arte NAM VAN” transforms the Lakeside Plaza into a waterfront leisure hub and is one of the city’s favourite family attractions.

With a distinct character combining creativity, leisure and dining, it provides all who visit a diverse range of experiences, enhancing Macao’s offering and variety of family-friendly and cultural tourism fun.

Enquiries: (+853) 2833 3000   or visit: Anim’Arte NAM VAN

Macao as you’ve never seen it!

Our friends at Beautiful Destinations had such an exciting and action packed journey whilst visiting Macao and have produce one of the best highlight videos for all to enjoy.

The #BDTeam spent their days exploring the Ruins of St Paul’s, Coloane Old Village, Mount Fortress, Taipa Old Village and took in all the excitement of the famous Macao Grand Prix!

This is just a small portion of what this culturally diverse destination offers its visitors when choosing Macao for their next holiday.

Video Produced by : @BeautifulDestinations


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