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Top Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Taiwan - Updated 2020

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The island of Taiwan was originally inhabited by the aborigines and was known as Formosa. With towering cliffs, tropical forests and the blue Pacific on one side, culture-rich Taiwan draws plenty of travelers from around the globe. Tourists would enjoy a visit to the Gold Ecological Park in Jinguashi, where they will learn about the history of gold mining. Click an Instagram-worthy picture in front of Taipei 101, which once held the distinction of being the tallest building in the world. Families with children will enjoy a visit to Taiwan, which is replete with water and theme parks such as the Farglory Ocean Park, Taipei Children’s Amusement Park and more. These parks are perfect for a day out with the family and full of fun-filled activities for all. Here is a look at the top 10 theme parks in Taiwan.

1. Leofoo Village Theme Park (from USD 19)

Located in Hsinchu County’s Guanxi Township, this amusement and safari park is a famous tourist hotspot featuring several attractions and various themed areas. Established in 1894, tourists often prefer a two-day trip to the park and spend the night at the Leefoo Village Resort Hotel. Children will enjoy exploring the park while stopping by the Ring of Fire at the Arabian Kingdom. You can espy animal-interactive attractions at the African Safari. Intamin Drop Tower and the Pagoda’s Revenge are top attractions in the South Pacific theme area, whereas the Wild West theme section is filled with multiple live shows, thrills and amazing photo spots.

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2. E-DA Theme Park (from USD 25)

E-DA Theme Park is a Greek-style designed park and lies in Taiwan’s Dashu district of Kaohsiung. This 90 acre (36 hectares) park features three main areas including the Acropolis, Mountain City, and the Trojan Castle. You can spend a lovely time watching national class performances at the Royal Theatre in Acropolis. Enjoy a lovely stroll in the Santorini Mountain City, or relive historical moments from Troy at the Trojan Castle. Various exciting activities like the Haunted House, Flying Tiger, Mini Tug and the Monorail running through the park will keep you entertained.

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3. Farglory Ocean Park (from USD 33)

A water-theme park located only 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Hualien City, Farglory Ocean Park is Taiwan’s first marine theme park. Featuring eight zones, this park showcases various attractions including the dolphin show, Fly across the ocean and the Pirate of El Dorado. Tourists can take full advantage of the multiple roller coasters, bumper boats, water slides, and pirate ships while exploring Brighton by the Sea, Crystal Castle, Harbour Square, Mariner’s Cove, Main Street, Discovery Island, Dolphin Lagoon and the Underwater Kingdom zones. Brimming with fun, this theme park is bound to steal your heart.

Farglory Ocean Park

Address: 97449, Taiwan, Hualien County, Shoufeng Township, 福德189號

Website: Farglory Ocean Park

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 am to 5 pm, Saturday 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm, Wednesday closed

Price: 58.37 USD

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4. Window on China Theme Park (from USD 13)

Located in the Longtan District of Taoyuan City, this amusement park opened in 1984. This park is a perfect location to plan your day out with children as it boasts of a Mini World, an amusement park, a water park, and multiple shows. Head to the Mini World to pose in front of 133 mini buildings and landmarks including mini Taiwan, mini Asia, and mini America. Enjoy the outdoor and indoor rides of Strawberry Wheel, Jumping Stars, Wild UFO, and Bumper Car. Tourists will enjoy the Jumbo Wave water roller coaster. If lucky, you can be a part of the OPEN! Costume Show, Funny Clowns, or the African HOT Show.

Window on China Theme Park

Address: No. 891, Gaoyuan Road, Longtan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 325

Website: Window on China Theme Park

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday to Sunday 9:30 am to 5 pm

Price: 51.88 USD

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5. Taipei Water Park

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Taipei Water Park lies in Taipei’s Zhongzheng district and features fun water facilities. From the Pirate Ship Fuzzy Water Glide to Friction Experiencing Channel, swimming pools to exciting water games, this amazing water park welcomes children to experience a wonderful time. Head to the Water Town Garden with friends and family to cool down under the sun, with water being sprinkled from time to time.

Taipei Water Park

Address: No. 1, Siyuan St, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100

Website: Taipei Water Park

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9 am to 6 pm

Price: 160 USD

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6. Janfusun Fancyworld

Janfusun Fancyworld

Built in 1986, Janfusun Fancyworld features Taiwan’s tallest ferris wheel – the Sky Wheel. This fancy attraction boasts 50 passenger capsules and the exciting ride offers you stunning views of the Plain. Enjoy a thrilling experience with the Diving Machine G5 and the Insane Speed, which are inside the Sky Plaza. Head to the Haunted Theater to watch 4D haunted cinema. The kiddie land features rides like the Kuku Coaster, Magical Cake House, Happy Treasure Island and The Poseidon, which will keep your child occupied. With multiple rides, live shows, museum, and eateries, it is the perfect place to enjoy a day out with the family.

Janfusun Fancyworld

Address: 646, Taiwan, Yunlin County, Gukeng Township, 67

Website: Janfusun Fancyworld

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Price: 51.88 USD

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7. Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park

Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park entrance sign

Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park is the only outdoor natural science park in Taiwan. Spread over 74 acres (30 hectares), this park promotes creative thoughts and scientific knowledge in children. Operational since 1979, this theme park features eight main sections with 30 fun activities. Multiple theme-based areas are located in this park that have activities based on manifold factors, including water, light, sound, electricity, power, and wind. Build a camp just by the huge swimming pool, and admire the breath-taking views of the sunset from here. Visitors can also head to Taiwan’s largest indoor skiing facility, which is inside this park.

Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park

Address: No. 199, Kanghe Road, Xinfeng Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan 304

Website: Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 8:30 am to 5 pm

Price: 147.46 USD

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8. Baihe Taiwan Film and TV Town

Baihe Taiwan Film & TV Town

Baihe Taiwan Film and TV Town is a small tourist attraction and a hidden gem in the northern regions of Tainan County. With a shopping arcade, plaza, film sites, and facilities, it is the largest scale film studio in Taiwan. Television programs like The Hooligan Professor, Unforgettable and The Ox-Cart for Dowry are featured here. Pay a visit to relive the moments.

Baihe Taiwan Film and TV Town

Address: 732, Taiwan, Tainan City, Baihe District, 21-6

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am to 5 pm

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9. LIHPAO Discovery Land (from USD 18)

A theme park in Taichung’s Houli District, LIHPAO Discovery Land features two roller coasters, several themed areas, and many attractions. Enjoy a 90-degree drop from the world’s first and the only tilt coaster – the Gravity Max. The Mine Express roller coaster, the Wild Flume Adventure, and the Hook are few other popular attractions. From Discovery Walk, Enchanted Forest, Palace of Dreams and Sky Dream, to Fairy Tale Village, Yamay Island, and D Street, this place boasts a mix of various sections.

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10. Taipei Children's Amusement Park (from USD 6)

Taipei Children’s Amusement Park opened in 2014 and is in the Shilin District. This amusement park has 13 must-do attractions such as the Fantasy Forest and Dream Ocean, the Toy Soldier Kingdom and the Magic Planet. Families with children will have a gala time at the park, where they can ride the Fruit Ferris Wheel, Lucky Bumper Cars, Magical Galactic Flying Machines, Space Spinners, and Missile Chairs, or peek inside the Jungle Roar Tree House.

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Explore the wonders of Taiwan

Tourists will have a gala time exploring Taiwan, where they can enjoy local specialties, the theme parks, and the vibrant nightlife. Plan a fun-filled and an exciting to Taiwan for a memorable experience.

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Anupama Passary has written for several online publications and loves all things tech and travel related. She is a self-confessed chocoholic, stargazer and dreamer who loves to pen down poems.

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