24 Hours Hotline: +86 137-3541-1378
+86 157-0009-4881
Email:

Your Location: Home > Shanghai Attractions > Shanghai Changxing Island

Shanghai Changxing Island

Changxing_Island_01.jpg

Introdution to Changxing Island
Changxing Island is a sandbar formed by sediments at the mouth of the Yangtze River. It is about 31 kilometers long from east to west, and 2-4 kilometers wide from south to north, with an area of about 155 km2, including about 67 km2 of Qingcao Sha reservoir. Changxing is dominated by citrus planting with an area of 20 km2 and known as "citrus town". And for Changxing Island, industry is the foundation, water is the lifeblood and ecology is the key. The development and construction of Changxing Island is critical for national strategies and future development of Shanghai.

Changxing Town People's Government administers 24 administrative villages. The land area of Qianwei Farm is about 13 km2. The island has a population of about 120,000 residents among which there are about 40,000 registered people and about 80,000 foreign people.

Background
In the period of Daoguang, six sandbars had successively developed into lands. In 1972, the six sandbars were connected as a whole in Changxing Island. In 2005, Changxing village was placed under the administration of Chongming County from Baoshan District. 

In October 2009, the municipal government approved the establishment of Changxing Town (organic town).

What to see in Changxing Island
There are many attractions, such as Shanghai Orange Grove, Mongolian Village Race Track, Hanging Beads Park (Chuizhu Yuan), Shanghai Stunt Center, Xianfeng Resort, Shisha Wild Animal Park, Green Island Reed Marshes Maze and Star Island Resort & Country Club and etc.

Among the Changxing Island, is closer to Shanghai city as it takes only half an hour by boat.

Changxing_Island_02.jpgChangxing_Island_03.jpg

How to get there
Travelers can take bus NO.5, 51, 116, 522, 728, 848 and 849 to Wusong dock, from which you can take a ship to Changxing Island. And can also take Shenchong the 2nd line of the Yangtze River Tunnel Bridge (Pudong Science and Technology Museum) to the island.

Its operating hour is from 6:00 to 19:00 from the Pudong Science and Technology Museum Station to Changxing Island. The whole trip takes 20 minutes and fare is 9 Yuan.

Self-driving Tour
If travelers take off from the People Square, you can get on the North-South Elevated Yan'an Road, and transfer to Inner Ring Road, then along Yixian Elevated Road, and take off at the exit of Outer Ring Tunnel, lastly walk across Mudanjiang Road, tavellers will arrive at Wusong Dock.

If travelers prefer to get on the island with their cars, there are vehicle and passenger ferries which can carry cars. Once you reach the island, you can drive to the Orange Grove Resort to refresh your self. Just drive along Fenghuang Road, and turn left at Pan Yuan. It is just 10 minutes away by car, along the road sign.

Wusong - Changxing Island Sailing Schedule
Wusong - Changxing (Ma Jia Dock) 7.20 * 9.30 *, 12.15 *, 13.15, 15.45 *

Changxing (Ma Jia Dock) - Wusong 8.15 *, 10.30 *, 13.15 *, 15.00, 16.30 *

Wusong - Changxing (Ma Jia Dock) - Hengsha vehicle and passenger ferry 7.15, 17.15

Hengsha - Changxing (Ma Jia Dock) - Wusong vehicle and passenger ferry 10.00, 6.30

Changxing (Ma Jia Dock) - Wusong vehicle and passenger ferry 11.15, 7.30

Note: Mark "*" means the boat is a jetfoil.

Questions & Answers or Review
* Full Name
* E-mail
* Title of your review
* Your review
 

The following Shanghai Private Tours may also interest you!

Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession

Tour Style:This Shanghai day tour is specially designed by Shanghai private tour for people who are tight on time.Flexible on the start and finish time,includs all the must-see highlights in Shanghai.

View Details
From $55 p/p
Full-Day Shanghai Private Tour: Exploring Shanghai Splendid Highlights of Past and Present

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Old French Concession, Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Tower(For the panoramic view of the whole city if weather permits)

Tour Style:The past endowed Shanghai with treasure house of interesting and important cultural and historical sites while the new Shanghai leads the latest trends.Book this private 8-hour tour exploring Shanghai Splendid Highlights of Past and Present.

View Details
From $80 p/p
2 Days Shanghai Tour Package With Old and New Landmarks

Duration:2 Days,1 Night

Attractions(Cities):Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Nanjing Road, The Bund, Boat cruise on the Huangpu river

Tour Style:This Shanghai Classic Two Days City Tour will show you an amazing Shanghai by visiting Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden&Old Market, the Bund to learn the city's history and culture.Besides, you will also go to Nanjing Road to experience the city's prosperity, to watch the panoramic view of the whole city etc. The tour is composed of half the impression of old Shanghai during 1920s to 1940s and half the new image of flourishing metropolis Shanghai today.

View Details
From $150 p/p
Shanghai Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town with City Sky Line Watching Day Tour

Duration:7-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town, Shanghai World Financial Center

Tour Style:Zhujiajiao is a well-known ancient water town with a history of more than 1,700 years and featured with rivers criss-crossing the village and hundreds of ancient buildings stand at the banks. This is a perfect tour that get away from Shanghai and see something cool.Enjoy the beautiful views of the canals and rivers while strolling through the village and watch the Shanghai City Sky line at the end.

View Details
From $80 p/p
Shanghai Night City Tour with Huangpu River Night Cruise

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Nanjing Road, The Bund, Night Boat Cruise on Huangpu River

Tour Style:Book this Shanghai Night City Tour with Huangpu River Night Cruise,you will have the chance to enjoy the amazing lights of Shanghai city and the amazing architecture at night.Experience an evening cruise on the Huangpu River and visit Lujiazui to marvel at Shanghai’s ever-expanding skylines.

View Details
From $45 p/p

Live Chat

Certificate of Excellence
2012~2019

tripadvisor

China Private Tours-Day Tour

Your Idea of Your Trip
Adults:
(> 11 years old)
Children:
(2 - 11 years old)
Babies:
(< 2 years old)
Date of trip
Hotel Class
Any specific requests/interests?
Contact Information

(Your Privacy is Protected)

Full Name: *
E-mail: *
Your Age: *
Nationality: *
Contact Phone Number: *
Submit

Tailor-Made

1 to 1 tailor-made service from our professional travel advisors for the most sophisticated

Authentic

Constantly excellent reviews for attraction, hotel and service Competitive price

Value Guarantee

Local experts provide quality tours Best selected knowledgeable local guides Authentic local restaurants

Stress-free Guaranteed

7*24 hours available to create you a worry-free tour. No Hidden Fees and absolutely no pressure to buy. Secured

Who choose us

ASTA Pata CATS IATA

We accept:

We accept

Email:

Copyright © 2017 Tripstoshanghai.com All rights reserved.