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Address: 33 kilometers in the sea east of Taitung, Taitung, Taiwan

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Beautiful Island

This is a magical island. If you like hiking, exploring, swimming, snorkeling, hot springs, beautiful scenery, among other things, you will love it here. I wished we had more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a magical island. If you like hiking, exploring, swimming, snorkeling, hot springs, beautiful scenery, among other things, you will love it here. I wished we had more time to stay! Rent a scooter to get around the island easily. Definitely worth it. Would definitely recommend. However... BE WARNED! The ferry ride there is very rough. If you get... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I visited Green Island on a day trip from Taitung. I took the 09:00 ferry from Taitung and 16:30 ferry back from Green Island. (I went in summer. A day trip in winter may not be feasible due to reduced ferry sailings.) I bought my round-trip ferry ticket at the travel agency outside the Fugang Harbour ferry terminal 1 day... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have to admit that the ferry trip (in November) was horrible, and puking was a regular sight. Once on the island though, the sea breeze clears your head. Guides are available for hire at the jetty. They can bring you to Green Island's own "Great Wall", various memorials, the old prison, and also one of the few salt-water hot... More 

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Taipei
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A gem of the South East coast. We visited in mid June. Hot in the day nice in the evening. Not very busy, easy scooter or bike riding because so few cars. Two big hills so if your on a bike it won't be easy. We rented a scooter near the ferry port. There are dozens to choose from. $300... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Green Island is a wonderful island to visit. Air is fresh, island is beautiful with interesting volcanic formations like General's Head, Pekingnese Dog, Sleeping Princess. There is also a Human Rights Park here that is actually a wide expanse including a former prison for political detainees. Taiwan had a dark history and this free museum shows some of the injustice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is no Maui, but it has pretty much everything, beautiful sunrises, sunsets, snorkeling, diving, hiking, bicycling, motorcycling, interesting rock formations, great sea shores, local food, etc. This can be a quiet getaway or full of activities, your choice!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We took 9.30am ferry to green island and returned on the same day 4.30pm. It is quite a rush trip. It will be nice if you can ride a motobike. We do not have motorbike licsence therefore rented electric bicycle. Manage to go round the island in 5 hours with 1 hour stop over at the wen quan. No time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The sky is so blue. the sea is so clear. the grass is so green. You can relax urself there.take a rick climb,diving,scuba,watch the special grass insect,watch the wild goat,deer. Or do nothing.just listen to the song from the sea.i trust you can get fulls of the nice memory there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had read on travel guides that "few escape being sea sick on the ferry". I scoffed at this, as have never been sea sick in my life, & have been on some rough seas. However, to my chagrin, I WAS SEASICK on the journey there!!! I think we made the mistake of sitting downstairs near the front of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

hired gear inc wetsuit & dived with these guys april2015- very impressed with organisation (Eva has good English skills & excellent customer service & Johnnie is a very considerate ,attentive, safe dive instructor) did 2 shore dives (beware coral holes in surf entry)(typhoon in south making water lumpy) also did 2 easy boat dives on artificial reef at 30m depth... More 

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Address: 33 kilometers in the sea east of Taitung, Taitung, Taiwan
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taitung

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