4 Kid-Friendly Activities in Macau
September 4, 2014
It's easy to exchange the Blackjack tables and roulette wheels for playful pursuits the kids will love. By Helen Dalley.
Published on Sep 4, 2014
1. RIDE THE WAVES AT GALAXY MACAU
Book into integrated resort Galaxy Macau and get the family to test out the water at the Grand Resort Deck, which features a 4,000-meter skytop wave pool capable of creating 1.5-meter-high waves. There's even an artificial beach for bucket and spade action. If you are aching for air-conditioning, check out the UA Galaxy Cinemas for the latest family-friendly blockbusters. galaxymacau.com.
Make waves at Galaxy Macau
2. TAKE IN A SHOW AT THE CITY OF DREAMS
Dragon's Treasure is the largest multimedia experience in Macau, an 18-minute show where kids are transported to magical aquatic kingdoms. Similarly immersive is Vquarium, a virtual aquarium where mermaids perform a good-luck dance as sea creatures swim up to you. The hotel also hosts the House of Dancing Water, the largest water-themed show in the world. cityofdreamsmacau.com.
Dragon's Treasure at The City of Dreams.
3. GET DREAMWORKS FEVER AT THE VENETIAN
The grand dame of Macau accommodation is now home to a colorful cast of Dreamworks characters, from movies including Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, who later this summer will be joined by the dog and his mischievous owner from new movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman. There's even a daily Dreamworks all-starparade. Other kid-friendly activities include gondola rides, mini golf and playing in one of the hotel's four outdoor pools. venetianmacao.com.
Dreamworks fun at the Venetian
4. GET ARTY AT MGM MACAU
The MGM's Art Space opened December, 2013 with a Boticelli exhibition that featured one of the Italian Renaissance painter's most famous works, Venus. Expect exhibitions of a similarly high caliber to follow in 2014; the next one will open mid-May, with details yet to be announced. mgmmacau.com; exhibition admission free.
Rotating art shows at MGM