National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium

National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, located in Checheng Township, Pingtung Country, on the north-west corner of Kenting National Park, foothill face to the sea of Guishan Mountain, alongside both mountain and sea, aims to preserve intact island and ocean ecology enviroment.  All service and exhibition areas are about more than 60 hectares, and the main facilities can be divided into 3 parts.  Waters of Taiwan: Travel with a little drop, learning the water ecology from high mountains through rivermouths to the sea in Taiwan, and to see the whale shark, the biggest fish in the world.  Coral Kingdom Pavilion: Housing an 80 meter underwater tunnel, the exhibit presents varied coral reef ecology in South China Sea.  Waters of the World: Showing on the Earth extremely ancient, lofty, deep and cold ocean ecology topics, wherein the most characteristic part is the 10-meter-high acrylic viewing window of the Giant Kelp Tank, which is the highest in the world.  In addition, the penguins from the South Pole and the belugas from the North Pole raised in the museum are especially popular with visitors.  The various displays, fun science education activities, and sleepover tours all make this visit to marine creatures which is full of both knowledge and sensations an amazing exploration.

Travel

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.) 

Tel+886-8-882-5678
AddressNo.2, Houwan Rd., Checheng Township, Pingtung Countygoogle map click open new windows
Longitude/Latitude  (120.69892,22.046032)
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Transportation

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Wujia System Interchange → Prov. Hwy 88 → Zhutian System Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 3 → Exit at the Nanzhou Interchange → County Hwy 187B → Prov. Hwy 1 → Fenggang → Prov. Hwy 26 → Township Road Ping-153.

Public

Air:
1. Kaohsiung Int'l Airport → Zhongnan Bus (torward Kenting) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.

2. Kaohsiung Int'l Airport → Kaohsiung Bus (toward Kenting) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.

Railway:
1. THSR Zuoying Station → Zhongnan Bus (toward Kenting, Eluanbi) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.

2. TRA Kaohsiung Main Station → Zhongnan Bus (toward Kenting, Eluanbi) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.

3. TRA Kaohsiung Main Station → Kaohsiung Bus (toward Kenting) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.

4. TRA Pingtung Station → Pingtung Bus (toward Hengchun) to Hengchun → Pingtung Bus (Kenting Shuttle Bus - Orange Line) to the Aquarium.


 
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Last Update:2013-12-25 13:58:01