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“ferry ride”(37 reviews)
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Haian Rd., Qijin Dist., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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All reviews seafood ferry ride rent a bike day trip black sand light house the main street sea breeze street food local food kaohsiung city clams mrt line nice place spend half a day orange line local culture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very quick ferry ride over from main island only 40 NTD, busy town full of mopeds coming and going, the best views of the island and beach is on top of the mountain where lighthouse is.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of the 5 dive days in Kaohsiung , the island was probably my best day close to the city . You ride the ferry across for a short 10 minutes for NT 40 a head . You may rent bicycles on the island . We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TRavelBug232323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of my short stay in Kaohsiung was definitely the experience on Cijin Island. A short (5 min) ferry ride from Gushan pier, you can easily enjoy half a day here. We rented an electric bike and it was a thrill to ride to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mur11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful place. The beach is quite nearby. If you use the mrt card to buy ferry tickets, you get 50% off, recommend to use.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank louiso723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a great place to go to eat, relax and people watch. It all starts with a ferry ride over. Once over there you can walk or hire bikes to explore. Large beach to walk along. Heaps of street food. A great day out for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Livetotravel747
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

So this island is reachable by a short ferry ride from mainland Kaohsiung ferry jetty. The ferries are very comfortable and the tickets are very reasonable too. On the way to the island you get a good view of ships coming in and going out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gautam K
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We used our MRT tickets got on the ferry, deducted 20 dollars per person per journey. Blinking your eye then reached the island and we tried 🦑 BBQ, bubble tea, pig blood, and others don’t know their names. Great national destination.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 629jennyg
Reviewed October 16, 2018

I would say my time here was the highlight of my time in Kaoshiung. It's really convenient and easy to get here. Do note you can pay for the short ferry ride using your metro card. It was a great place to rent a bike...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Phoebe T
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Cijin Island is only five minutes away from Gushan Ferry Pier. To tour the island you can walk, ride a bicycle/ motorize bicycle or take a taxi. The island is quite big and offer nice views of the sea especially from the fort at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank yesjasontan
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

An island, with some sightseeing areas such as the Cijin town centre, the beach, fort, etc. For us, the highlight was the motorised cycle we rented. With it, we had a smashing time covering the length of the beach. Otherwise it would have been alot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank WengKeeLeong
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marivic g
October 16, 2018|
Response from Greg J |
Hi Maravic G, I just saw a sign for Camping Area right on the sea front next to the gigantic acoustic shell monument.
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Mei112788 | Reviewed this property |
If you can skip the lighthouse, you can reach about 4pm.. because 2pm will be really hot and not recommended with elderly. since sunset is at 630pm, try to avoid the heat. We rent 2.5 hours electric bike and able to visit... More
August 13, 2017|
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Response from BettyFung | Reviewed this property |
More than enough as the island is very small and not worth stay more than half day.