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  • A:
    Departs from Nice Plaza in Chiayi, and passes through Dongshi, Budai, Beimen to the Qigu Taiwan Salt Museum. There are a total of 15 stops and every stop is a scenic spot. The return trip ticket costs NTD636. We recommend that you add on your accommodation with the trip or purchase the public bus “One Day Pass for Salt Field Coastal Route” through a travel agency to receive a NTD200 discount. Please contact the following for ticketing information:
    •Chia-Yi Travel Agency Co., Ltd.:+886-5-2750895
    •Yuh Tong Hotel:+886-5-2756111
    •Shantismotel Fashion Motel:+886-5-2317777
    •An Lan International Youth Hostel:+886-5-2290102
    •Chia-Yi Bus Head Office:+886-5-2750895
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    There are only two departures a day for the “Salt Field Coastal Route” and the departure time for weekdays and weekends is different. The journey from the Nice Plaza to the Taiwan Salt Museum takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes.

    Please go to the Taiwan Trip website for further details;
    Information on the schedule and ticket pricing can be downloaded from the Taiwan Trip public bus services website
    Besides the one day trip ticket,
    1. payment can be paid in cash on the bus (please prepare the correct amount, no change will be provided)
    2. Stored value card payment (Taiwan smart card, Easycard and Kaohsiung MRT card), cost of NTD636 for the entire journey and charges are imposed based on actual passenger mileage.

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  • A:You can board the blue line headed for Jiali from the Chenggong Road North Bus Station in front of Tainan Train Station and change to the feeder No. 2 blue line at Jiali Station to head to Beimen. The journey from Tainan Train Station to Southwest Coast Administration takes around two hours. Please check the travel website of 「“Southwest Coast National Scenic Area” 」for further details.
    Single trip ticket for Tainan Train Station (North Station) – Jiali is NTD77 and discounted ticket is NTD39.

    As the starting point of the blue line is a work safety zone, the timing to the North Bus Station is only based on estimation. Please arrive early to wait for the bus.
    Single trip ticket for Jiali – Beimen is NTD56 and the discounted ticket is NTD28

    Please arrive earlier to wait for the bus
    ✽Use of electronic ticketing pass to board public buses in Greater Tainan is entitled to the following discounts:
    1. Use of electronic ticketing pass to board the main and feeder bus services enjoy free basic mileage ticket pricing (Savings of NTD26).
    2. Use of electronic ticketing pass for journey with two hours transferring to Greater Tainan public buses (main, feeder and metropolitan buses) or board the public buses in Greater Tainan within 2 hours of your train ride and get to enjoy NTD9 discount.
    ✽Please contact Greater Tainan public bus services at +886-6-2230390for detailed information on timingnbsp or blue line services at +886-6- 2206382‧+886-6-7224107or go to the Tainan public bus information webpage.

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  • A:The most popular destination at present can only be reached by boat in order to see the true side of its floating surface. Reservation has to be made in advance and it is recommended to pre-book with the boat operators to confirm the boarding time, location, route and fees. Sun screen products and clothing should be brought along and the boat operators will decide if to embark on the boat trip, the schedule and navigation time based on the weather conditions.
    The following fixed schedule is operated by one of the boat owners: Tiantan No. 1, departs every Friday at 12:40hrs from Dongshi Fisherman Port. This schedule is priced at a discount of NTD550 and includes a simple meal (original price NTD600).Normal return trip takes 3 hours and the cost is NTD600 or NTD450 (not including meals)

    ※For the latest information on authorized boat operators, please contact the relevant regulatory office: Chiayi County Government +886-5-3620123 extension 332
    Detailed information on “Waisanding Sand bar” can be obtained from the travel website of “Southwest Coast National Scenic Area”
  • A:
    NO1. Beimen Visitor Center︰
    No. 200 Jiucheng, Beimen Neighborhood, Beimen District, Tainan City, service phone no.:+886-6-7861017 Open daily 09:00-17:30 (closed on Chinese New Year’s Eve)

    Public transportation guide
    1. After taking the Tainan blue line to Jiali, transfer to feeder No. 2 blue line to “Beimen District Office”, drop off and the destination is within walking distance, requires 2 hours.
    2. Board the blue line heading toward Jiali at the Chenggong Road Public Bus Station in front of the Tainan Train Station, transfer to the feeder No. 2 blue line after arriving at Jiali Station. The journey to Beimen district requires 2 hours. Please see the travel website of the “Southwest Coast National Scenic Area” for further details.
    Single trip ticket for Tainan Train Station (North Station)-Jiali is NTD77 and discounted ticket is NTD39.

    As the starting point of the blue line is a work safety zone, the timing to the North Bus Station is only based on estimation. Please arrive earlier to wait for the bus.

    ✽Use of electronic ticketing pass to board public buses in Greater Tainan is entitled to the following discounts:
    1. Use of electronic ticketing pass to board the main and feeder bus services enjoy free basic mileage ticket pricing (Savings of NTD26).
    2. Use of electronic ticketing pass for journey with two hours transferring to Greater Tainan public buses (main, feeder and metropolitan buses) or board the public buses in Greater Tainan (main, feeder and metropolitan buses) within 2 hours of your train ride and get to enjoy NTD9 discount.
    3. Board the Taiwan Salt Field Coastal Route public bus from Chiayi High Speed Rail Station / Chiayi First Stage Bus Station and get off at the Beimen Visitor Center. Journey requires 1 hour and 10 minutes.

    NO2. Yunlin Kouhu Visitor Center︰
    No. 163 Guangming Road, Wunan Village, Kouhu Township, Yunlin County, open time 09:00-17:30 hrs, service phone no.:+886-5-7906601Open daily 09:00-17:30 (closed on Chinese New Year’s Eve)

    Public transportation guide
    1. Go to Beigang (No. 89 Wenhua Road, Beigang Township, Yunlin County) and board Chiayi Bus Beigang – Yiwu 7224, drop off at Yiwu Station, walk for 160m and arrive at your destination. The journey requires around 1 hour.

    2. Go to Beigang (No. 89 Wenhua Road, Beigang Township, Yunlin County)and board Chiayi Bus Beigang – Jinhu 7223, drop off at Yiwu Station 1, walk for 160m and arrive at your destination.

    Use of cash payment or electronic ticket is permissible for boarding. Please contact the following bus operators for further details:
    1.Chia-Yi Bus/Taiwan Salt Field Coastal Route:+886-5-2750895
    2.Xinying Bus:+886-6-6322513
    3.Greater Tainan Public Bus Blue (Feeder) Line: +886-6-2230390.+886-6-2206382.+886-6-7224107
  • A:We have meticulously organized these annual events for you:
    “Sculpting Arts Festival” that integrates local industry, “Bird Watching Marathon” with the natural ecosystem, “Salt Prayers Ceremony” with its deep history, “Summer 235 Series” which complements the atmosphere of the natural environment, “White Christmas and Dusk Send-off”, as well as the vibrant “Mashagou Music Festival”.
  • A:There are many distinctive home stay or hotels in Yunlin, Chiayi and Tainan provided for everyone to choose from. Please go to the travel website of “Southwest Coast National Scenic Area” for further details!

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  • A:The scenic attractions range encompasses four Township, Yunlin County, Sihu Township, Kouhu Township, Chiayi County Dongshi Township, Budai Township, Tainan City North Gate area, the general area of Tainan City, Tainan Jiangjun Township, Qigu district, Tainan Annan area so rich in sights for recreation, public transportation are arriving, detailed routes, frequencies, fares go to "Southwest Coast National Scenic Area" Oh destinations inquiry details!!

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  • A:You can experience different forms of sightseeing in Southwest Coast, such as walking in the waves, experience the salt fields, tour the lagoon ecosystem, visit heritage buildings, tour of small farms, etc. Please go to the travel website of “Southwest Coast National Scenic Area” and click on Where to play for further details.

    Don’t miss out on the freshest seafood in Southwest Coast and the famous clams of Dongshi and Budai. The milkfish and shrimps along the coast will satisfy your taste buds among other great cuisine.

    Thinking of buying some gifts to bring back with you, with the rich resources and diversified farming and seafood choices in the administrative region, you can go to the travel website of “Southwest Coast National Scenic Area” for further detail.
  • A:Southwest Coast National Scenic Area covers mainly located West coast of Taiwan, Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan three coastal counties, This area belongs to the river alluvial flat sandy beaches, sandbars, lagoons and estuarine wetlands are the most common geographical scenery here.
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