Days Out: Trips & Tours

Butterfly Garden
Insect and butterfly garden with a range of activities for children and adults. At 292 Zhishan Rd., Sec. 3, Shilin District, Taipei City 11143.
Donglin Leisure Farm
Strawberry-picking outings in Taipei city. Free pick-up service is available by call. Open Monday to Sunday 09:00-17:00 from November to May. At No.43, Bishan Rd., Neihu Dist., Taipei City.
Jingtong
Once the largest coal min in Taiwan, located in Ping-Si and now an outdoor museum where visitors can discover coal mining life in the past. Pingxi Dist., New Taipei City 22642.
Yehliu Ocean World
Water park with sea lion and dolphin shows, an underwater tunnel to view marine life. Open Monday to Sunday 08:30-17:00. At No. 167-3, Gangdong Road, Yeliou Village, Wanli Dist., New Taipei City 207.
Easy Agritourism
Tour guide for forest trips, trips to national parks, fruit picking tours and special interest tours.
Taiwan Tour Bus
Schedules 58 trips around Taiwan to discover food, culture, hot springs and more. Pick-up and tour guide services are available. Open Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00. At 9F, No.290, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei.
Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area
Themed tours, activities and restaurants. Package tours can be organised through the areas administration office at 36 Singlong St., Fulong Village, Gongliao District, New Taipei City 228.
Formosa Fun Coast
A nine hectare water park with outdoor water amusement facilities and water slides. Seasonal opening hours. Spa and accommodation facilities within the park. At No.6, Xiaguzi, Bali Dist., New Taipei City 249.
Taipei Cultural Center, Wen-shan Theater
Cultural center for children. Sunday theater for kids are available. At No.32, Jingwen St., Wenshan Dist., Taipei City 116.
Lungshan Temple
One of Taiwans most important places for worship, and also popular with visitors. At No.211, Guangzhou St., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City 108.
Houtong Leisure Park
Leisure park of coal mining culture, located in Houtong Village, displays of old television, rotary dial telephone, miner’s anemometer, gas detector and other nostalgic equipment. Barbecue restaurant is available. Open Monday to Sunday 09:00-18:00.
Yehliu Geopark
Geoloogical park with sandstone, lava and coral sculptures eroded by the waves and wind. The footpath leads to a lighhouse with panoramic views. Open daily from 08:00-17:00. Situated east of Jinshan.
Ping-Si
Scenic town with cliffs and waterfalls, and the Pingsi Line, a scenic railway line with overhead iron bridges, tunnels throughout. The famous Pingsi sky-lanterns festival takes place here. Pingxi District, New Taipei City 226.
Taipei Botanical Garden (TPBG)
Botanical garden with over 2,000 plant species, including aquatic plants and ferns, as well as a lotus pond, and an educational and recreational area for the public. At No.53, Nan-Hai Rd., Taipei 10066.
Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government
Tours of Taipei organised by the New Taipei City government travel department. Temple tours, cultural tours, tours to the countryside and many other tours available.
Taipei Water Park
Water game facilities, swimming pool and other activities for children with the aim of promoting education on water resources. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-18:00. At No.1, Siyuan St., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei 10087.

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