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Press Release

Immediate Release
8 February 2019
Discovery Bay Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach 2019
Jointly organised by Discovery Bay and Baby-mo Magazine, the one-of-a-kind event in town – Discovery Bay Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach 2019 – will be back in April to celebrate the holiday with families and kids!

On 19 & 20 April 2019, kids aged between 3 and 10 are welcome to hunt colourful Easter eggs hidden on Tai Pak Beach and win over 30,000 fabulous prizes. Adding fun to the day will be the open-air Fun Fair at DB Plaza and Tai Pak Beach. Visit Discovery Bay and fill your Easter holiday with laughter and nice surprises for your kids!

 

1. Children aged 3 to 10 to Hunt for Colourful Easter Eggs and win 30,000 fabulous prizes

The two-day Easter Egg Hunt will welcome participation from children, who will be divided into different age groups (aged 3-4, 5-6 and 7-10) 1 for the respective game sessions. Every egg hunted entitles the participant to an “Egg Redemption Prize”, with over 30,000 fabulous prizes in total. Egg Hunters who uncover the eight Grand Eggs hidden among the smaller ones will be awarded special prizes worth up to HK$9,000 in total! All participants will also receive a Welcome Goodies Bag and a Certificate of Excellence.

Known as “Eco-friendly Town”, Discovery Bay is always committed to the sustainable development of greener environment. This year, biodegradable Easter eggs made from natural materials are used for the game and will be recycled for reusing in the future in order to protect the environment.

2. How to become Easter Egg Hunter

Discovery Bay welcomes kids to participate in the game and below are the two ways to be an Egg Hunter this year:

  1. Register online through Cityline on 7 March 10am onwards. The administration fee of each Egg Hunt Pass is HK$200 each (plus handling fee charged by Cityline).
  2. Reserve “Easter Fun Package” 2 at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong to receive an egg hunt pass per package booked.

Please refer to the Visit Discovery Bay Facebook page for details on registration and event terms and conditions.

3. Fun-filled carnival at DB Plaza and Tai Pak Beach

Looking for additional amusement and excitement for your kids? Over in DB Plaza and Tai Pak Beach, the open-air Fun Fair will be held to offer joyful activities for kids, featuring a series of interactive inflatable games and carnival game booths. 

Fun Fair @ DB Plaza & Tai Pak Beach

Date: 19 & 20 Apr 2019 (Friday & Saturday)

Time: 10:30am – 6:30pm

Venue: DB Plaza & Tai Pak Beach

Games: 6 inflatable games plus interactive carnival games

4. Transportation Tips

Due to the current enhancement works of the DB Bus Terminus, participants are recommended to travel to and from Discovery Bay by ferry on the event days.  For the convenience of participants, on the event days additional ferry services will be available from Tsuen Wan West Pier3 on top of the regular ferry services from Central Pier 3. 

Travelling from downtown to Discovery Bay

The child participant bearing his/her egg hunt pass is entitled to travel by ferry from Central Pier 3 or Tsuen Wan West Pier to Discovery Bay (applicable to designated scheduled departures4 only) on the event days on a complimentary basis. A maximum of three accompanying guests can also purchase single-ride ferry boarding passes5 via Cityline at a special price of HK$23 per ferry boarding pass (original price at HK$46). The ferry services between Tsuen Wan West Pier and Discovery Bay on the event days are special services. Only ferry boarding passes purchased in advance via Cityline will be accepted, and no on-site ticket sales are available. Details on the advance online purchase of ferry boarding passes will be sent to participants who have successfuly registered for egg hunt pass after the close of registration period.

Travelling from Discovery Bay to downtown

Four coupons6 are enclosed in the Event Information Booklet distributed to each participant at the Admission Zone.  The bearer of each coupon is entitled to redeem a ferry ticket for the ride from Discovery Bay to Central Pier 3 or Tsuen Wan West Pier on the specified event day on a complimentary and first-come-first-served basis. 

 

5. General Transportation

Ferry services

  1. Central Pier 3 > Discovery Bay Pier

Frequency:    For details, please refer to the website http://www.dbcommunity.hk

Journey time: Around 30 mins

Fare: HK$46 (adults), HK$23 (children aged 1 to below 12), HK$2 (for holders of senior octopus cards) (except overnight services)

  1. Dine ‘N Ride Offer7 (from Discovery Bay > Central Pier 3 only)

Eligibility:   patrons can enjoy a free ride from Discovery Bay back to town upon spending of HK$120 or above at any designated D’Deck or DB North Plaza restaurants8

Bus services

  1. DB01R – Tung Chung > Discovery Bay

Route: Tung Chung Bus Terminal (outside MTR Station Exit D) > DB Marina Drive (please alight at the DB Plaza stop)

Journey time: around 20 mins

Fare: HK$12 (adults), HK$6 (seniors aged 65 or above, or children aged 3 to below 12) 

  1. DB03R – Sunny Bay > Discovery Bay

Route: Sunny Bay Bus Terminal (outside MTR Station) > DB Marina Drive (please alight at the DB Plaza stop)

Journey time: around 20 mins

Fare: HK$12 (adults), HK$6 (seniors aged 65 or above, or children aged 3 to below 12) 

About Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay is located in the northeast of Lantau Island. With a land area of approximately 650 hectares and surrounded by mountains and oceans, it is Hong Kong’s foremost premium international residential community and a unique leisure destination, boasting a quiet environment, sophisticated urban planning and a variety of waterfront facilities. 

Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination with numerous themed restaurants with spectacular views of the sea. The 400-metre-long Tai Pak Beach is an excellent venue for outdoor activities with pertaining facilities. Featuring a shopping arcade, restaurants, an open piazza and Love Lock Promenade, DB North Plaza serves as the second social hub for the Discovery Bay community and visitors alike. Adjoining is Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, home to 325 superbly appointed rooms and suites, European horse-drawn carriages and a seaside Pavilion with a one-of-a-kind design, offering a unique leisure experience. 

Discovery Bay is served by a comprehensive transport network that includes ferry service to Central, bus services to Tung Chung MTR Station, Sunny Bay MTR Station and Hong Kong International Airport. A Free Ride is offered to diners at designated restaurants5 at D’Deck and DB North Plaza, and a discount on bus fare9 is also available at DB North Plaza. Both urban and Lantau taxis can access Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong through the Discovery Bay Tunnel, providing a convenient alternative for residents and visitors.

Remarks

1Egg Hunt passes, issued as prizes for promotional activities of event sponsors, cannot be refunded nor exchanged for cash or any other prizes. For safety reasons, the age of the child participant must fall within the age group of the game session that he/she is registered for. In the event that the child participant does not fulfil the age requirements of the specific game session that he/she is registered for, the organiser reserves the right to refuse his/her admission, and any requests for refund or compensation will not be entertained under such circumstances. 

2 Please check out details at www.aubergediscoverybay.com or call reservation hotline: 2295 8288 

3 Tsuen Wan West Pier is located within walking distance from exit D of Tsuen Wan West MTR station and takes the original site of the Park Island Ferry Pier.  The ferry services between Tsuen Wan West Pier and Discovery Bay are special services on event days only.  

4 Participants who have registered egg hunt passes via Cityline will receive an email with a coupon code for a special offer on single-ride ferry boarding passes departing from Central Pier 3 or Tsuen Wan West Pier to Discovery Bay on the event days.  The single-ride ferry boarding passes are available at HK$23 per ticket (original price HK$46), and each coupon code is entitled to purchase a maximum of 3 ferry boarding passes of the same departure time at the same pier. The single-ride ferry boarding passes sold cannot be refunded nor exchanged for other dates or departure points.  Please refer to the timetable below for the designated departure times.

Designated Departure Schedule from Tsuen Wan West Pier & Central Pier 3 to Discovery Bay

Date: 19 & 20 Apr 2019 (Friday & Saturday)

 

From Tsuen Wan West Ferry Pier

From Central Pier No. 3

Remarks

Departure Time

1000

0930

·      Free for child participants bearing his/her egg hunt pass in e-pass  format

·      Max. 3 accompanying persons per child participant can enjoy a special price at HK$23 per ferry boarding pass

·      The fare of ferry rides from Central Pier 3 beyond this time table is HK$46 per adult, HK$23 per child (age 1-12) and HK$2 for holders of senior octopus cards (except overnight services)

·      For ferry services at Tsuen Wan West Pier, only ferry boarding passes purchased in advance via Cityline will be accepted. Due to prevailing regulations, tickets are not open for sale on-site at the ferry pier

1140

1000

 

1030

 

1100

 

1130

 

1200

 

1230

 

1300

 5 Ferry boarding passes are only available for purchase in advance via Cityline, and once sold cannot be refunded nor exchanged for other dates or departure points. 

6 The coupons for return ferry ride are reserved to be used exclusively by Egg Hunters and other participants, cannot be refunded nor exchanged for other dates or departure points, and will be voided and will not be re-issued if lost, damaged or tampered with. 

7 Dine ‘N Ride is valid only for dinner consumption (6pm to 11:30pm) from Monday to Friday, and for lunch / dinner consumption (12 noon to 11:30pm) on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Customers should redeem and use the offer within the day of consumption. The “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” is located at the glasshouse near Discovery Bay Pier.
The free ferry times are from 7:30pm to 12am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

8 The 14 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22˚North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Solera, Zak’s.

The 5 designated DB North Plaza restaurants are: Cali-Mex, Gilmore’s by The Golden Pig, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily. 

9 Bus Discount Fare applies to all visitors coming to DB North Plaza. Tap your Octopus card at the “Bus Concessions Spot” next to Wellcome Supermarket or Uncle Russ Coffee, and use your Octopus card for any bus line departing from DB North Plaza within the next 45 minutes (except round trip to Hong Kong International Airport) to enjoy a discount fare at HK$6.8.