Hualien Route

Hualien Tourism Center(花蓮旅遊服務中心站) to Danongdafu Forest Park(大農大富平地森林園區):
Hualien Tourism Center(花蓮旅遊服務中心站)=>Liyu Lake Visitor Center(鯉魚潭潭北遊客中心)=>South Liyu Lake Recreation Area(鯉魚潭潭南遊憩區)=>Lichuan Aquafarm(立川漁場)=>Shoufeng Station(臺鐵壽豐站)=>Shin Kong Chao Feng Leisure Farm(新光兆豐休閒農場)=>Fenglin Station(臺鐵鳳林站)=>Lintian Mountain Forestry Center(林田山林業文化園區)=>Guangfu Station(臺鐵光復站)=>Hualian Sugar Factory(花蓮觀光糖廠)=>Danongdafu Forest Park(大農大富平地森林園區)


Danongdafu Forest Park(大農大富平地森林園區) to Hualien Tourism Center(花蓮旅遊服務中心站):
Danongdafu Forest Park(大農大富平地森林園區)=>Hualian Sugar Factory(花蓮觀光糖廠)=>Guangfu Station(臺鐵光復站)=>Lintian Mountain Forestry Center(林田山林業文化園區)=>Fenglin Station(臺鐵鳳林站)=>Shin Kong Chao Feng Leisure Farm(新光兆豐休閒農場)=>Shoufeng Station(臺鐵壽豐站)=>Lichuan Aquafarm(立川漁場)=>South Liyu Lake Recreation Area(鯉魚潭潭南遊憩區)=>Liyu Lake Visitor Center(鯉魚潭潭北遊客中心)=>Hualien Tourism Center(花蓮旅遊服務中心站)

Tickets and Transport Information

Fare 1.Fare by meter, NT$223 / one way-Departure
NT$222 / one way-Return
2.We accept: cash, easy card,ipass
Where to buy Ticket on Bus
Service Hotline East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Administration Tel: +886-3-8875306
Taroko Bus INC Tel:+886-3-8630080 0800-827655 Service Hour: 08:00~20:00

Guidelines for carrying folding bikes on the bus:
As there is no luggage compartment for storage, carrying a folding bike on the bus is not allowed.

Guidelines for carrying pets on the bus:
You need to pay half fare for each pet carried on the bus. But they should not take any seat.

Timetable FAQ Hualien Route Guestbook

Hualien Route This play

Depart from TRA Hualien Station and you will arrive at Shin Kong Chao Feng Ranch and Resort by noon. It is recommended to enjoy lunch at Harvest Festival Restaurant there. The cute animals and beautiful butterflies will bring you happiness and marvelous experiences. Leaving the ranch, you will arrive at Hualian Sightseeing Sugar Plant, aka “Carp Tail Sugar Plant” to browse through the documents in its museum, small machines, and more. The yummy ice cream sold there is highly recommended.

Hualien Raiway Station→Shin Kong Chao Feng Farm→Hualien Sugar Factory

Related scenic spots along the route


Liyu Lake is located at the foot of Liyu Mountain, in Shoufeng Township's Chinan Village. It is only 18 kilometers from Hualien City, and is one of the older scenic areas. Liyu Lake is about 1.6 kilometers in length, and 930 meters in width, making it the largest inland lake in Hualien County. The original inhabitants called it "Dapo", while the Ami called it "Banao". It was later named Liyu Lake (Carp Lake) after Liyu Mountain, located by its east banks.

Shin Kong Chao Feng Farm

In addition to the farm and orchard, there is an ecological bird park, parrot park, and animal park in the zone. Visitors can meet cute animals, such as the Muntiacus reevesi, Formosan sika deer, Formesan Sambar, camel, llama, Formosan macaque, rabbit, sheep, pony and more there. They are all children’s favorites. In the insect and butterfly ecological zone, visitors can walk under the shades with butterflies flying around, enjoying the wonder of nature.

Hualien Sugar Factory

With 90 years of history, Hualien Sugar Factory sells its special smooth ice cream to visitors. People can also visit its museum, where historical documents, small machines and documentaries, tacit cultural products and oral history are displayed for the visitors’ information. In addition, the ruins of its architecture and huge machineries are also exhibited. From the exhibitions in the Hualien Sugar Factory Museum, visitors can learn something about the lifestyles of the people and the history of sugar production in the area in the past.

Danongdafu Forest Park

Located in Guanfu Township, Hualien County, the Forest Park aims to achieve three goals “low carbon, low development, and low business-like”. Following these principles, a park with ecological and humanistic scenes and natural landscape is designed with green facilities for the purpose of environmental protection. Integrating with the agriculture, culture, and communities in the neighborhood, it plans to achieve sustainable development and create a quality agricultural and ecological forest environment.