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  • Currently a cleaning and maintenance fee is charged at four scenic spots: Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Baxian Cave, and Shitiping (terraced rocks) per entry per car.
    Fees: On holidays, NTD200 for large cars, NTD60 for small cars, NTD20 for motorcycles. On non-holidays, NTD170 for large cars, NTD50 for small cars, NTD15 for motorcycles. Overnight stays will be charged as an additional day.
  • All camping grounds are currently outsourced for operation. They are legal and properly managed, including Xiaoyeliu, Shitiping (terraced rocks), Jiqi (Kaluluwan), Ruisui, and Ziping on Lüdao. Facilities such as trails, bathrooms, toilets, and barbecue grills have been are available. For details about fees, please refer to information about each camping ground. General fee information is as follows: At Xiaoyeliu, Shitiping (terraced rocks), Jiqi (Kaluluwan), and Ruisui, a tent site is about NTD800-1200. At Ziping on Lüdao, the daily per person fee is NTD400 and NT200 per person per day for any continued stay. Police stations along the East Coast, such as Doulan and Changbin, also provide free camping space. Visitors are welcomed to take advantage of them.
  • All tourist attractions in the scenic area are covered by public liability insurance. In the case of any accidents, visitors should inform the on-site staff. If the accident is caused by the building, facilities, or any properties of the Scenic Area Administration, compensations shall be made. On-site staff will assist in contacting the insurance company who will follow up with the injured person regarding compensations with no fuss. Compensation of up to 5 million NTD can be made to each person in the case of injuries or death. We hope visitors feel safe and protected when travelling in the area.
  • Amis Folk Center is located in the Administration head office park. Please follow the signs in the park.

    Traditional musical instrument performance by the Amis Kakeng Musical Group:
    -Regular performance (*Wednesday is the park closure day)
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 11:00 and 14:00.
    Sunday: 14:00 and 15:30.
    -Performance by reservation
    Sunday morning
    Each performance is about 20-minute long.
    In additional to watching performances, you can also experience traditional arts and crafts such as archery, Salifong (bamboo cannon) at the price of NTD50-200. It is also possible to visit indigenous residential houses and ceremonial houses. Indigenous meals can also be booked in advance with Amis Kakeng Musical Group.
  • (1) There are 8 visitor centers including the Hualien Visitor Center, Xiuguluan River Visitor Center, Xibulan Visitor Center, Baxian Cave Visitor Center, Sanxiantai Visitor Center, Douli Visitor Center, Xiaoyeliu Visitor Center, and Lüdao Visitor Center. Opening time is 8:30 to 17:00 (closed on Chinese New Year’s Eve).
    (2) Scheduled briefing time
    Douli Visitor Center: 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00.
    Xiaoyeliu, Hualien, Lüdao Visitor Centers: 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30.
    (3) Groups can also reserve a different time by contacting the visitor center in advance. Each briefing is about 18-minute long. Visitors are encouraged to come to the visitor center before visiting the scenic spots to better understand the unique features of the East Coast.
  • To allow tourists to experience Taiwanese hospitality, Tourism Bureau of Ministry of Transportation and Communications provided guidance and directions to local governments and national scenic area administrations to cooperate with souvenir shops, convenience stores, B&Bs and hotels, travel agencies, museums, inspection offices, and police stations to set up “affiliated information kiosks” to form a cross-industry alliance to provide seamless tourism services across space and time. Affiliated information kiosks in our jurisdiction include Qielan Inspection Office, Doulan Police Station, Water Flowing Upward market, Baqi shops, Changbin bike stop, Chenggong Township, and Donghe Township. In addition to travel pamphlets, kiosk staff provide “friendly, convenient, and heart-felt” tourism counselling services.
  • All 8 visitor centers in this area provide Wi-fi connections (I-TAIWAN). You need to apply for an account with your travel permit or passport number. The username will be your travel permit or passport number, while the password will be your birthday.
  • To showcase the diverse dance culture of local residents on the East Coast, performance by the Amis Kakeng Musical Group is held at the Amis Folk Center at 11:00 and 14:00 on Thursday to Tuesday (Wednesday is the park closure day). Art exhibitions and performances are also available at the Doulan Moonlight Inn 10:00 to 17:00 daily (closed on Tuesday and Wednesday). Visitors to the East Coast are welcomed to come and enjoy these performances.

    In addition, every year in June-September during full-moon, the Moonlight and Ocean concert is held. With the natural landscape as the stage and the moonlight and tidal changes as the backdrop, a one-of-a-kind, dynamic performance is presented to the visitors.
  • Tribal harvest festivals on the East Coast are the most important cultural events of the year. Indigenous peoples in this jurisdiction include the Amis, Kavalan, and Sakizaya. Every year in July to August each tribe will hold events based on their own traditions and culture, including worship ceremonies, dances, celebration of seniors, and skill contests. The specific time differs every year. Visitors are advised to check the websites of Hualien and Taitung County governments as well as our website for detailed information before planning a visit.
  • Bikes can be borrowed for free from the Xiuguluan River Visitor Center and Xibulan Visitor Center (Pacific shop No. 1). Bikes can also be borrowed for free at the Lüdao airport with a flight ticket.