Challenge Yourself in 75-metre-long Beach Maze for FREE Revel in Fabulous World of Colours for a Memorable Summer
Thinking of heading to a sun-drenched beach to soak up the sunny summer with your friends and family? This summer, Discovery Bay is making your beach-going experience even more fun-filled with the largest inflatable beach maze in Hong Kong covering an expanse of over 10,000 square feet! Meanwhile, an interactive World of Colours in DB North Plaza features a stunning art installation, promising an entertaining and educational experience! Double up your summer fun by joining both events that guarantee to bring some dazzling colours to your summer, whether you are young or young-at-heart!
1. Pluck up your courage in Hong Kong’s largest inflatable beach maze
Hong Kong’s largest inflatable beach maze at the “Colour Your Summer” carnival spans 75m in length and 15m in width. The maze offers three stages of ascending difficulty with different heights, namely 1m, 1.3m and 1.8m. After braving the first two stages, the real challenge begins at the third stage with its outrageous obstacles and high-platform water shotguns, which promise to stretch your agility and reaction to the limit! Come challenge yourself in the maze in Tai Pak Beach and have fun all day for FREE1! After all the excitement, wind down with a sunbath or head out for a swim, and cap the perfect day with a feast of international delicacy specially made for the summer at Discovery Bay’s alfresco dining hotspot, D’Deck!
Summer Beach Maze
Date: Every Thu-Sun, 23 Jul – 28 Aug 2016
Time: 11am – 5.30pm
Venue: Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay
Admission Fee: Free of charge without spending requirements
Facilities: Showers, free beach umbrellas and chairs available on a first-come-first-served basis
2. DB North Plaza – Joyous summer packed with fun activities
The “Colour Your Summer” carnival at DB North Plaza takes a new twist on the theme of colours. Featuring a giant, colourful art installation at the Open Piazza coupled with the reflection of natural sunlight, DB North Plaza creates a fantasy of geometric spaces as the perfect background for the sizzling summer.
Date: Every Sat & Sun, 23 Jul – 28 Aug 2016
Time: 11am – 6pm
Venue: Open Piazza @DB North Plaza
Event: Distribution of helium balloons & colour bubble shows
Admission Fee: Free of charge
3. Colour Gallery @DB North Plaza – a journey into colour aesthetics
Featuring a glass wall with an interesting collage of colourful geometric patterns, the indoor Colour Gallery at DB North Plaza captures your imagination with a multitude of vivid images produced by the reflection of sunlight on the glass wall. On the educational side, the gallery illustrates the composition of colours with its large Colour Wheel. Adjacent to the wheel is a display identifying the different shades of each colour, which is not just fun but also educational.
The other wall of the Colour Gallery features over 800 coloured balls. By turning and rotating these coloured balls, visitors can unleash their creativity and create their own piece of artwork.
DB North Plaza Colour Gallery
Date: Daily, 23 July – 28 Aug 2016
Time: 11am –6pm
Venue: Shop G07, DB North Plaza
Admission Fee: Free of charge
4. Creative Workshop @DB North Plaza - Bringing summer colours home
During the summer, a series of workshops for children will be held at Discovery Bay, allowing them to create their handicrafts in marvellous colours with their limitless creativity and imagination.
Creative Workshop @ DB North Plaza
Date: Every Thu-Sun, 23 July – 28 Aug 2016
Time: 11am – 5.30pm
Venue: Shop G06, DB North Plaza
Admission: Spend HK$100 or more at a designated merchant2 to buy a workshop ticket3 at a discounted price of HK$50. Visitors with a valid same-day ticket are eligible to attend a Creative Workshop once. Tickets are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.
5. International delight@ waterfront alfresco eateries
A vibrant summer day at Discovery Bay is not complete without iced drinks and sumptuous food! After a day in the gorgeous beach and lovely sunshine, enjoy a breezy evening in a European small town setting at one of the themed restaurants in D’Deck or DB North Plaza!
About D’Deck, the Renowned Oceanfront Alfresco Dining Zone at Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination with numerous thematic restaurants along the promenade beside Tai Pak Beach.
With spectacular 180° sea view and nightly Disney fireworks, D’Deck offers a wide selection of international cuisine at First Korean Restaurant (Korean), Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant (Japanese) and Koh Tomyums (Thai) for Asian cuisine; Solera (Spanish), Café Duvet (European Bar), Berliner (German), Figos (Casual Western) and McSorley’s Ale House (Irish Pub & Indian) for European tastes; and Coyote Mexican Cantina (Mexican) and Hemingway’s by the Bay (Caribbean) for a flavour of Central America.
Other specialty restaurants include 22° North boasting a large selection of classic French recipes; Dymocks Books & Café merging the culture of bookstore and Café; Ebeneezer's Kebabs & Pizzeria as the best place to eat a Kebab, and last but not least ZAKS, which serves international cuisine with alfresco seating area of 5,000 sq. ft. in resort style.
D’Deck is easily accessible, just 25 minutes away from Central by ferry or 15-20 minutes away from Tung Chung or Sunny Bay MTR Stations by bus.
Simply spend HK$120 or more at any of the 14 designated D'Deck restaurants4 and present your transaction receipt at the “D’Deck Free Ferry Service Counter” to redeem a free ferry ride back to Central5!
About DB North Plaza
DB North Plaza, spread over 186,000 sq. ft. at the Yi Pak Bay area, was opened in 2010. It is another retail mall serving as the second social hub for Discovery Bay residents and visitors. Offering two shopping arcades, two office buildings and an open piazza, DB North Plaza is adjacent to Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, the deluxe resort hotel opened in Spring 2013. This seaside mall not only serves Discovery Bay residents, hotel guests and visitors from neighbouring districts with great selection of shopping and dining establishments, but also convenient and free transportation connections for shoppers, such as the Free Express Shuttle Buses6 plying between DB North Plaza and DB Plaza near the Discovery Bay Pier, also offers Bus Interchange Discount7 when departing from DB North Plaza Urban. The offer creates more flexibility, convenience and value for your travel options, especially back to Tung Chung or Sunny Bay. Lantau taxis can now reach Yi Pak (DB North) area directly through Discovery Bay Tunnel to pick up and drop off at designated points.
1 “Colour Your Summer in Discovery Bay” inflatable beach maze welcomes visitors of all ages, but children under 120cm tall or age below 8 are advised to enter the maze with the company of an adult. Persons who are pregnant, injured, ill or with heart diseases shall not participant in this event. Participants shall comply with all safety rules of the event and follow the instructions of our staff.
2 The designated merchants are:
D Deck - 22° North, Berliner, Café Duvet, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway’s by the Bay, Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant, Koh Tomyums, McSorley’s Ale House, Pascucci, Solera and ZAKS
DB North Plaza - %Arabica, Action X, 7-Eleven, Afflatus Hair Workshop, Bookazine, BtoKidz, Chef’s Choice, Epicland, Flight Centre, Gillian Florist, Jaspa’s, Little Whale, MooFish, Mirch Masala, My Pet Shop, Nevale Kitchen, Paisano’s Pizzeria, Prince & Princess, The Venue, Uncle Russ Coffee and Welcome SuperStore (Discovery Bay),
3 Admission to the Creative Workshop is limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis. Tickets are only available on-site and visitors must tender exact payment. All tickets sold cannot be refunded or exchanged.
4 The 14 designated D’Deck restaurants are 22° North, Berliner, Café Duvet, Coyote, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway's by the Bay, Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci, Solera and Zaks.
5 The D’Deck “Dine ’N Ride” free ferry ride is valid for dinner consumption (6pm -11:45pm) from Monday to Friday, and lunch/dinner consumption (12 noon – 11:45pm) on Saturday/Sunday/public holiday. The free ferry ride is only valid on the same day of the transaction. The receipt is validated during: 7:30pm-12:00am (Monday-Friday) and 1:00pm-12:00am (Saturday/Sunday/public holiday).
6 Free Express Shuttle Bus is available every half hour at 00” and 30” (from 11am to 10pm) from DB Bus Terminus to DB North Plaza, and 15” and 45” (from 11:15am to 10:15pm) from DB North Plaza to DB Bus Terminus, with a journey time of around 8 minutes.
7 Visitors can enjoy Bus Interchange Discount at DB North Plaza. Simply tap an Octopus Card against the “Fare Save Station” next to Wellcome Superstore and use the same Octopus Card to travel on any buses leaving DB North Plaza within 45 minutes to enjoy a $4 discount for the bus ride.