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Maokong Gondola

Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2181 2345
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing
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Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2181 2345
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really wanted to take this tour, however when there is significant rain or wind the gondola rides stop and the facility closes down. Given that there is not much else to do nearby make sure to check online BEFORE you go. It was closed...More

1  Thank travellerOT
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's near the zoo, so easy to find. The views are fantastic! If you don't like high places, then by all means try this. It has a way of removing the fear of heights without losing its appeal of being above it all.

1  Thank Timothy I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before we went here, I liked at their website to see the operating hours. According to their website it is closed for maintenance on Mondays so we decided to there the following day only to find out they are closed for maintenance through July 1st....More

4  Thank Jomama_Fosho
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the view on top riding in a cable car seeing the amazing wonder nature of Taipei. Everything is green!

Thank rufina_barroga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is there first time we took a cable car to the zoo. Awesome experience. My little boy enjoys the ride with scenery along the way.

Thank powerw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the places i love. So many sights and activities to do, food to eat. Family friendly, you can use your Easy card to enter. The zoo is one of the best zoo i've been. So many animals! They even have a panda. The...More

Thank klayavriellet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if there is thunderstorm pls dont go since they shut this system down and it will waste your time to go here great way to scale this high mountain

Thank ang s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to line up for the crystal cabin and no regrets! The view was spectacular. A crystal cabin can only take up to 5 passengers whereas the regular can take up a max of 8. Look around and look back if you are seated...More

Thank gemscapades
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the easiest way to get out of the city and get into the green hills that surround Taipei. Lots of walking options with vendors by the gondola (squid balls, skewers, sausage, squid, etc.) and then many tea houses along the road. It was...More

Thank Brichford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not much at the last stop. I was hoping for more tea stuff. But the ride on the gondola was nice and neat to see the hilly terrain.

Thank Richard F
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Hello everyone! We wanted to go to Maokong Gondola from Taipei Main Station (not the zoo). What time is the best time to go there as the trip will be the last leg before checking out and how to go from the Main Station? TIA!
7 May 2017|
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Response from ObviousMan | Reviewed this property |
To add to the other answers - during the peak times the wait (in line) to get to gondola can be half an hour and more. No need to go in line to buy tickets first if you have enough cash, especially if there is more than one... More
hello Ikyr? how early did you go to Maokong Gondola?
7 May 2017|
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Response from lkyr | Reviewed this property |
I arrived there at about 9am. do remember to get the MRT card with Maokong Gondola ride. Use that card to take unlimited rides for a day in MRT and on Taipei buses. You can skip the queue at the gondola with that card and... More
Catherine D
Is it possible to get to the Maokong Station without taking the gondola/cable car? Say, by bus or train. Maokong Station I believe is a hill or mountain, please correct me if I'm wrong. Because I tried using Google Maps and all directions say that I must take the gondola to be able to get to Maokong Station.
10 April 2017|
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Response from wombatdavid | Reviewed this property |
You can travel by bus or taxi if you wish. However, I would recommend taking the Gondola - the ride is amazing and it is good value. I don't really like heights but it was fine (just avoid the cars with glass floors... More