Listed among the 12 amazing hot air balloon festivals around the world, the 2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival is definitely the most anticipated summer event of the year! The festival encompasses a variety of events including tethered balloon rides, shape balloon display, free fly shows, prairie concerts, a hot air balloon marketplace and night glow shows at night and at sunrise. Complimented by the vigorous theme music, flamboyant balloons in mid air create a colorful scene that is most certainly unforgettable. Taiwan International Balloon Festival Location: Luye Highland Time: Saturday, June 30 - Monday, August 13 Prairie concert: 15:00-17:00 Free fly show: 05:30-07:00 Tethered balloon ride: 05:30-07:00；17:30-19:00 Tickets for tethered balloon rides are available for purchase at 05:00 and 16:00.
Fee for the ride: Monday to Thursday NT$500; Friday to Sunday NT$600.
*Tethered balloon rides may be delayed or canceled due to the weather condition. Check the FB page
and official website
for more updates. Shuttle Fee Shuttle service: Available from Sunday, July 1 to Monday, August 13 Taitung Bus Station ←→ Luye Highland NT$75 for one-way ride Taitung Railway Station ←→ Luye Highland NT$75 for one-way ride Luye Railway Station ←→ Luye Highland NT$25 for one-way ride Kun Ci Tang←→ Luye Highland NT$25 for one-way ride Luye Visitor Center ←→ Luye Highland
NT$25 for one-way ride Night Glow Concert schedule and shuttle route 07/21(STA) 19:00 Chishang Township-Dapo Lake
►There is no shuttle service. Please take Taiwan Railways or Dingdong Bus to Chishang Railway Station and walk for about 10 to 15 minutes to arrive at Dapo Lake. 07/28(SAT) 19:00 Taitung City Taitung University (Main Campus Library) Shuttle Route ►Route A: Taitung Bus Station - Taitung University Zhiben Campus ►Route B: Zhiben Hot Spring (inner hot spring area) - Taitung University Zhiben Campus Schedule ►Departure: Four shuttle buses will depart from Taitung Bus Station at 18:00; One will depart from Inner Hot Spring Area at 17:00 and one at 17:30 (no stopping at Zhiben Station)
►Return: Six shuttle buses will depart from Taitung University Zhiben Campus at 20:30 08/04(SAT) 04:30 Taimali Township-The Aurora Garden Shuttle Route ►Route A: Taitung Bus Station - The Aurora Garden ►Route B: Jhihben Hot Spring Hot Spring Area - The Aurora Garden Schedule ►Departure: 1.Three shuttle buses will depart from Taitung Bus Station at 03:10 to Taimali. 2.Three shuttle buses will depart from Zhiben Hot Spring Area at 03:30.
►Return: All buses will depart from Taimali at 06:00 to Taitung and Zhiben Hot Spring 08/11(STA) 19:00 Beinan Township-Jhihben Hot Spring Shuttle Route Route: Jhihben Station - Event venue at Jhihben Hot Spring Schedule
►There will be eight shuttle buses running on a 10 to 15-minute interval starting at 17:00. The bus will depart once it is full. 08/13(MON) 19:00 Luye Township-Luye Highland Shuttle Route ►Route A: Luye Station - Kun Ci Tang - Longtien Landing Field - Luye Visitor Center - Luye Highland East Station ►Route B: Longtien Landing Field - Luye Visitor Center - Luye Highland East Station Schedule
►Shuttle buses will run on a 5 t0 10-minute interval starting at 15:00. The bus will depart once it is full.