The National Biology Museum and Aquarium in Pingtung is the best Aquarium in Taiwan and one of the best aquariums in Asia. It includes beluga whales, sharks, rays, penguins, and much more. It is a must see stop on your trip to Taiwan.
The museum opened in 2000 after 9 years of planning and construction. There are tree main areas: Waters of Taiwan, Coral Kingdom, and Waters of the World. Originally there was a whale shark as part of the exhibit, but after protests the whale shark was released in 2013.
The Aquarium was named the fourth best in Asiaby Trip Adviser.
450 NT per person
9 AM to 5:30 PM
How to get there:
By Car/Scooter: Take provincial highway 26 south to Checheng and turn right on Buqian Road until your reach the aquarium.
By Bus: Take Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Kenting Express to the National Museum of Marine Biology stop.
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