Maolin National Scenic Area http://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw RSS >Copyright 2019 <![CDATA[ Stay safe during and after heavy rain. ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007647.HTML Due to days of heavy rain, soil has loosened and rocks sometimes fall from mountain walls in our area. Please be extra careful when you visit Maolin.


With best wishes,
Maolin National Scenic Area Administration 

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2019-08-15
<![CDATA[ A new typhoon is approaching Taiwan. Please avoid visiting mountains or rivers ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007637.HTML A typhoon will get near Taiwan this Thursday and Friday. Landslides are likely to take place in mountain areas here. Please avoid visiting mountains or rivers during this time, and watch out for the latest updates of the typhoon by the Central Weather Bureau, so as to stay safe.  

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2019-08-08
<![CDATA[ Enjoy local delicacies at Town Food Hall of Taiwan Culinary Exhibition ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007628.HTML Want to taste Taiwan’s 12 most popular summer ice desserts at once? Fancy bringing home all of Taiwan’s local specialties for friends and family? Come to Town Food Hall hosted by Tourism Bureau at 2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition!

Time & Dates: 10:00-18:00, July 26-29
Location: Taipei World Trade Center
Stand No.: D101 Town Food Hall, Tourism Bureau

"Town Food Hall" showcases town food from the 13 national scenic areas in Taiwan at once, including famous specialties which tourists like to take home as gifts. Now, exhibition goers can try Taiwan’s town food without going a long way to visit the places.

Maolin National Scenic Area Administration will sell the following the snacks at the food fair:
 Shenshan Tribe – millet salad & small mountain taros
 Lrimumu Teke – millet doughnuts
 

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2019-08-07
<![CDATA[ Sandimen to hold "masalut" harvest fest ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007635.HTML An indigenous “masalut” harvest festival and a sports game will be held in Sandimen Township, Pingtung County from August 11 to 13 at Timur Elementary School. This year’s festival is featured by magnificent thousand-person dance, traditional singing, and warrior dance of the ravalj people, a sub-tribe of Paiwan. Visitors can expect to enjoy a wonderful cultural feast.

Dates: August 11 – 13, 2019
Location: Timur Elementary School & Sandimen Township Stadium
 

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2019-08-07
<![CDATA[ Typhoon DANAS is approaching Taiwan. Please avoid visiting mountains or rivers ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007624.HTML Typhoon DANAS will get near Taiwan these days. Please avoid visiting mountains or rivers during this time, and watch out for the latest updates of the typhoon by the Central Weather Bureau, so as to stay safe.  

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2019-07-17
<![CDATA[ Exploring Taiwan differently on a bicycle ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007617.HTML If you think driving is too fast and walking is too slow, at 20km/hr, cycling will give you the perfect speed and perspective for appreciating Taiwan. To get some inspirations for your body and soul, while learning about the beautiful mountains and hospitable people of Taiwan, riding a bicycle on the island is your choice to make.

For more bicycle-tour itineraries, please visit the “Taiwan on 2 Wheels” website.
 

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2019-07-04
<![CDATA[ Hakka Power 2019 ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007595.HTML Hakka Power 2019, a marathon, is aimed at gathering up Hakka people and promoting Hakka culture. Its themes, competition titles, competition routes, and side performances are all Hakka-inspired.

Date: October 20, 2019 (Sun.)
The marathon includes the following routes/groups:
♦ Energetic Hakka (42.195k)
♦ Round-the-village Hakka (25k)
♦ Lively Hakka (5k)

All participants will get T-shirts, drawstring sports bags, Meinon’s specialty gifts, and NT$60 farmers’ market coupons for free.

Register soon for this joyous event!

The Hakka Power2019 registration page is as follows:
https://bao-ming.com/eb/www/activity_content.php?activitysn=3819 (in Mandarin)
 

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2019-06-26
<![CDATA[ Commemorating Typhoon Morakot (2009), a sightseeing tour will be held. Please feel free to take part ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007604.HTML Sabau! Chefs wanted for tribal cooking school

Date: July 7, 2019 (Sun.)
1-day self-drive tour: NT$999 per person

What is a self-drive tour? The participant will have to go to Shenshan for the tour by car or motorcycle first.
The itinerary is as follows: Guchuan Bridge of Wutai → Guchuan Tribe → Tribal cooking school → Handicrafts DIY → Shenshan tribal tour

We encourage all members of the public to take part. As soon as there are 10 registrants, a tour will be arranged.
For more details, please visit: https://reurl.cc/vjlAA

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2019-06-26
<![CDATA[ Handicrafts exhibition to kick off on June 6 at Xinwei Visitor Center ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007590.HTML The “Riri She-Zai-Jiao Life & Handicrafts Exhibition” will be held from June 6 to September 1, 2019 at Xinwei Visitor Center.

She-Zai-Jiao Life & Handicrafts Exhibition
The exhibition includes the following themes:
♦ Post-disaster Riri
♦ Community Life in Riri
♦ The Handicrafts of Riri
♦ Daily Life in Riri
♦ The Future & Riri

Xinwei Visitor Center’s opening hours:
Weekdays: 09:00-17:30
Holidays: 08:30-17:30


All visitors are cordially invited to appreciate the displays.

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2019-06-11
<![CDATA[ Canoeing at Laonong River is suspended in year 2019 ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007573.HTML Canoeing at Laonong River will be suspended from May 1 to October 31, 2019. Unless the Administration agrees, canoeing and all related operations are forbidden at Laonong River. 

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2019-05-22
<![CDATA[ Join our international seminar on Danaine Butterfly ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007578.HTML The 2019 International Conference on the Danaine Butterfly Ecotourism Development will invite experts, scholars and conservationists home and abroad to discuss Danaine Butterfly conservation and ecotourism. Interested members of the pubic are encouraged to register for this event.

Date: June 6, 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 09:00-17:00
Location: Institute of Transportation , MOTC (No. 240, Dunhua North Road, Songshan District, Taipei City 10548)

Register online at: https://reurl.cc/QOoNM 

2019紫斑蝶國際研討會海報

 


 

 

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2019-05-22
<![CDATA[ Be our guests at the Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007567.HTML Would you like to learn and feel Taiwan’s indigenous cultures? The Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will be held at a grand scale at the Central Performing Area of the Taipei Main Station from May 3 to 5, 2019. Visitors can expect to enjoy indigenous music and dance, food, and handicrafts, as well as to take part in a gift-collecting game. This year, the Tao people of the Orchid Island and the Hauraki people of New Zealand will join force to manifest the spirit of indigenous cultures to visitors at a close distance.

Time: May 3-5, 2019
Location: Central Performing Area, Taipei Main Station


~ You are cordially invited to be our guests ~
 

2019台灣部落觀光嘉年華即將登場,歡迎來作部落客大家合影

 

2019台灣部落觀光嘉年華記者會

2019台灣部落觀光嘉年華記者會本處展出

2019台灣部落觀光嘉年華記者會本處展出

 2019台灣部落觀光嘉年華記者會本處展出

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2019-04-30
<![CDATA[ Liouguei-Laonong Route of mobile tourist service to start in May ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007568.HTML Service time and place:

09:10-10:00 Tiantai Mountain Temple (the main entrance beside a parking lot)
10:30-11:30 18 Arhats Mountain Service Area(beside parking lot toilets)
14:00-14:50 7-ELEVEN, Liugui Store (at the gate)
15:10-16:10 Shanping Mountain Resort (main entrance)
 

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2019-04-30
<![CDATA[ Press conference promotes Austronesian wedding events ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04006302.HTML The 2017 Austronesian Wedding will kick off on March 4, 2017 at the Wutai Tribal Culture Square, Wutai Township as organized by the Pingtung County Government and the Maolin National Scenic Area Administration, Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transport and Communications. A series of events will be held in a 29-day period. Visitors from around the world are encouraged to take part, enjoying the unique Rukai culture and beautiful tribal scenery.

The biggest event of all – the Rukai wedding - will take place on March 10 & 11 in Wutai. Ten marrying couples will exchange vows by the Dawu Mountain. The members of the tribes in Wutai will help the couples go through all wedding procedures as if they were their own sons and daughters, from proposing, gift-presenting, welcoming the bride, the wedding, and good-wish giving, beside lily flowers which represent the Rukai spirit. During the activity period, on all weekends in Wutai, Sandimen and Majia, visitors are free to attend some wonderful events. A holiday market and a photography competition will be held in Sandimen, while “blessings under blooming cherry trees” and a camping event will convene in Majia.
 

南島族群婚禮

 

南島族群婚禮
 

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2019-04-18
<![CDATA[ 2017 Ecotourism Year kicks off ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04006416.HTML To promote eco-tourism in Taiwan and to encourage people to get close to the country’s beautiful nature, the Tourism Bureau under Ministry of Transport and Communications is launching a series of thematic tours. A press conference was recently held to celebrate the inauguration of the 2017 Ecotourism Year and the content of the tours was introduced. The Bureau also announced the holding of a prize draw and some more national scenic area eco-tours. For the first time, a “tourism ambassador election” will be held, too, and all members of the public are cordially invited to take part.

The Bureau organized a committee with Taiwan Ecotourism Association to select the thematic tours out of the ones proposed by various domestic travel agencies. Such include visits to indigenous tribes, nighttime firefly-watching tours, wetland ecological tours, offshore island tours, forest trail walks, and butterfly and flower-watching tours. All the tours aim to take people to learn more about Taiwan’s beauty and magnificence. Again, the Bureau will hold the “ambassador election” soon. For more info, please visit the activity website at http://ecotour.taiwan.net.tw/.
 

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2019-04-18
<![CDATA[ Registration for the 2009 Laonong River “Mountain Racing, River Sporting and Wind Chasing Season” Triathlon Begins! ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04001628.HTML The annual triathlon and river rafting event has begun to accept registrations. We invite local and international groups who bear the triathlon spirit and also enjoy outdoor activities to come to Laonong River at Liouguei, Kaohsiung County. Here, you will experience a high quality, diverse event that combines an adventure with tourism and recreation.

  • Event Divisions:Elite Challenge Group / Triathlon Experience Group
  • Date:98年6月20日(六),07:30~14:00
  • Saturday, June 20th, 2009, 7:30AM to 2:00PM
  • Instructing Organization:Kaohsiung County Government; Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC)
  • Organizers:Tourism and Traffic Bureau, Kaohsiung County Government; Maolin National Scenic Area Administration, Tourism Bureau, MOTC

For details and registration, please visit the Kaohsiung County Triathlon Committee website.

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2019-04-18
<![CDATA[ Shenshan Waterfall is closed for refurbishment ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007551.HTML From March 31 to May 31, 2019, the Administration will refurbish the area of Shenshan Waterfall, Wutai Township. Thus, the waterfall will be closed temporarily and visitors are advised not to visit it during this time.  

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2019-04-15
<![CDATA[ “I-center” travel routes to change ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007554.HTML The “i-center” service currently includes three routes, “Xinwei-Meinong Hakka Villages,” “Maolin Butterfly-watching Landscapes,” and “Majia-Sandimen.” However, due to safety concerns arising since inauguration, the first route, “Xinwei-Meinong Hakka Villages,” will be terminated permanently. The Administration will design a new route in replacement and will make an announcement on another date.

The “i-center” service is available on weekends, although it might be suspended or adjusted due to weather conditions and shift arrangement. The latest updates can be found at the Administration’s Facebook page and LINE account. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
 

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2019-04-15
<![CDATA[ Austronesian Wedding gives 10 couples an indelible, romantic day ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007516.HTML The romantic 2019 Austronesian Wedding – Love by Dawu Mountain (Masilid) will take place on March 15 & 16. Administration director Chien Ching-fa noted that this is the 14th year the wedding is held. This year, two couples from abroad registered for the event, including Mr. Kohashi Tadahiro and his wife. Kohashi’s father is Japanese and his mother is Paiwan from Majia Township. He grew up in Japan but has learned much about indigenous culture from his mother since little. Kohashi said that he has always been fascinated by indigenous traditions. His missed the wedding in the past few years and this year he can finally complete the big day of his life in the traditional way, while abiding by the cultural customs of his mother’s family. Another couple comes from Fujian Province of China. They learned about this event from a friend and decided to create some unforgettable, happy memory at the wedding.

Starting on March 2, every Saturday and Sunday at Rinari Visitor Center, an indigenous open market is held. Traditional Paiwan swings and children’s toys are there for people to enjoy, in addition to tribal handicrafts and food. DIY classes organized by 1n1 Indigenous Arts Studio are also available. Also, at Xinwei Visitor Center, a remarkable photo exhibition of the Austronesian weddings held in previous years will be open for three months. The organizer cordially invites all to immerse in the romantic aura of the Austronesian Wedding in northern Pingtung.
 

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2019-03-25
<![CDATA[ Advocate travel safety to get free gifts ]]> https://www.maolin-nsa.gov.tw//EN/04007529.HTML Starting from today, visitors may take upload photos of travel safety bulletin boards taken by the service counters of Xinwei, Maolin and Rinari Visitor Centers to the Administration’s Facebook page, and become Facebook fans and LINE friends, to get free gifts. 200 such gifts will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.  

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2019-03-25