TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Natchan Rera high-speed passenger ship resumed operations on Wednesday (August 31) to operate the route between Tainan’s Anping Port and the outlying island county of Penghu three days a week, according to a statement from Tainan press. Office of Tourism and Travel.
Penghu, an archipelago made up of 97 islands, is located in the middle of the Taiwan Strait.
The passenger ship began operating the route regularly in April 2021, but services were later forced to stop due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Natchan Rera will sail every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The vessel will leave Anping Port at 9:00 a.m. and return from Magong Port at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. On Sunday, the vessel will depart Anping Port at 1:00 p.m. and return to Magong Port at 4:00 p.m.
Passengers can bring their motorcycles with a range of less than 250 cc on the ship by paying an additional NT$750 (USD 24.75) per one-way trip. The ship can travel up to 70 kilometers per hour, has a capacity of 800 passengers and the trip takes about two hours.
Fare categories are divided into three categories: economy class, business class and first class. The fare for a round trip in economy class is NT$1,850 (NT$975 one way), while the fares for a round trip in business class and a round trip in first class are respectively 2 NT$850 and NT$3,850, according to the release.
If two tickets of the same class are booked at the same time from August 31, the second ticket will be sold at half price.
Tainan Tourism and Travel Bureau general manager Kuo Chen-hui (郭貞慧) said the bureau is cooperating with ship operator Uni-Wagon Marina Co. to offer discount packages for tourists to stay overnight. in an accommodation establishment in the city before boarding. on the trip to Penghu.
(Photos by Tainan Tourism and Travel Bureau)
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