Zhanjiang is located in Guangdong Province. It is located on Leizhou Peninsula—the southernmost peninsula of the Chinese mainland. It is very close to Hainan Island. Zhanjiang has a magnificent natural landscape, including scenic spots such as Huguang Rock, Donghai Island, Techeng Island and Nansan Island. Zhanjiang also has a weighty cultural history with sites such as the Former Site of the French Embassy of Guangzhou Bay, Xiashan Catholic Church, and beautiful Haling Village.
Techeng Island is also called "Red Island" for the red soil on the island and red rocks after volcanic eruptions. The air here is fresh and the climate is very pleasant. There is a large protected old-growth mangrove forest, beautiful sandy beaches, the Xiantai Temple, and the World War II sites to visit.
Huguangyanfeng is located about 19 kilometers southwest of Zhanjiang City. It is an extremely rare maar lake and one of the three volcanic lakes in China. Huguangyan is surrounded by volcanoes, the lake is very clear, and the lake is surrounded by steep cliffs, where the stratification of volcanic rocks is clearly visible. There are many old-growth trees in the scenic area, the vegetation is dense, and the air is very fresh. If you like history, you can also visit the ancient temples and rock carvings here.
Xiashan’s Sea Viewing Promenade is about 1.7 kilometers long and is divided into three regions, including south, center and north. The south section is relatively narrow and long, opening up from Zijing Square with thousands of flowers and trees. The central area is wide and open, with garden roads and large stretches of rolling green grassland, perfect for a stroll in the sun. The north area is dominated by Conch Square, which features a multitude of swaying palm trees and 28 kinds of flowers. The giant passenger ship “City on the Sea” parked on the seaside promenade of Xiashan is also a popular attraction. Standing on top of the boat, visitors are treated to a view of the entire city on the coast.
Zhanjiang Black-headed Gull Cruise is located at Techeng Yudao Pier in Xiashan District. It is a luxury cruise ship built by Zhanjiang Shipping Group that integrates sightseeing, catering and entertainment. You can watch the cargo wharf, the military harbor, the South Oil Base at close range, and enjoy the scenery on both banks of Zhanjiang Port.