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Trial operation for seaplane tour routes launched in Haikou

Date: 2018.01.12 Author: Phyllis Wang

On the temporary landing field for seaplanes at No.1 Dock in Xiuying Port, 2 Senas 208-675 seaplanes each took 7 visitors took off from Haikou Bay on Jan. 1st, 2018, marking the beginning of the official trial operation for seaplane tour routes in Haikou.

The opening of the seaplane tour routes not only further enriches tourism products in Haikou and improves city image but also shows citizens and tourists the unique tropical scenery in Haikou at low altitudes.

Authorities say that the launch of Xiuying Port- based air tour routes is the first step to implement Seaplane Project in Haikou. Haikou will give great impetus to “Tourism Plus” action to perfect boutique tourist routes and comprehensively promote the quality of tourism products.

There are 2 routes during the trail operation:
1.    Xiuying Harbor—Wanluyuan Park—Baishamen Park—Xinbu Island—Wanluyuan Park—Xiuying Harbor
2.    Xiuying Harbor—Wanluyuan Park—Baishamen Park—Wuyuanhe Forest Park—Volcano Park-- Wuyuanhe Forest Park—Xiuying Harbor

Tour packages include a basic 20-minute flight. However, self-designed tours are also available upon request. The market price is ¥1468 per person, but you can enjoy ¥398 per person during the trail operation.