Yangjiang is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. It borders Maoming to the west, Yunfu to the north, Jiangmen to the east, and looks out to the South China Sea to the south. It is famous for being the base of Yangjiang Shibazi, a knife manufacturer. It is also gateway to Hailing Island (3 hrs).
A popular attraction is Lingxiao Rock, with its majestic rocks and imposing manner. It is reputed to be the most magnificent in all of South China. As a national geological park and base for science education, the scenic spot is a famous attraction characterized by superb karst landform. It is located to the northwest of Yangchun City, about 66 kilometers (41 miles) from proper district.
Things to See & Do
* Lingxiao Rock
* Hailing Island
* Guangdong Maritime Silk Road Museum
* Exhibition Center of Knife City
* Center Square
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language – Mandarin
Population – 2,600,000 approx
Land Area – 7,813 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 86
Travel Links – Yangjiang has a fine transport network. It is ten minutes' drive to the airport and a bit more than an hour from the railway station in Yangchun City. Yangjiang Heshan Airport stands in Heshan Town, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from the Yangdong County. Currently, the airport only operates flight routes to Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
Important Visa Information
Australian and New Zealand passport holders staying on board or going ashore to visit any Chinese ports are required to obtain a single-entry Chinese visa (3 month validity) prior to travel. We recommend you include a copy of your itinerary with your application and confirm the expiration of the visa at the time of issue to ensure that it is valid for your stay in China. Visas cannot be issued upon the ship’s arrival. Please note that any passengers not in possession of a Chinese visa may be denied boarding or incur a fine.