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Qinyu Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266002, China
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

So, I wanted to walk to the island because I am alone and don't have access to a vehicle. I walked for a long distance to get to the entrance to be turned away. They stated no walking to the island.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Matthew F
Reviewed January 22, 2018

It's really tiny, so walk around a few times, sit on a bench and enjoy the view. Not a must, but fun.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking around this little island, enjoying the quietness (not many people there) and with the waves splashing onto the rocks and getting the smell of the ocean. I am not sure if there are always "swells" or waves, though. I was disappointed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Small island attached to the mainland by a causeway. To walk over the causeway there is a small fee of ¥10 per person. The island as its name implies is pretty small and you can circumnavigate it in 10 minutes. There is a lighthouse on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Jadamros
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely walk across the causeway and around the island. Well worth the very small entrance fee and great views across the harbour.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank John T
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This tiny island a ways in the distance from the Zhanqiao Island is the pearl of the east for me because it was small but exquisite. Unlike the Sun Island in Harbin, this is on the ocean, on the yellow sea man! You can see...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed May 27, 2016

During the summer, you have to pay, but we went in the winter and it was free. It's a pretty nice view of the rest of Qingdao, and there's a couple cool things on the island, but not much.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Ambrose L
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We hired a van for RMB400 a day so the drive to the island was super easy n right to the parking lot n entrance. The small qingdao island requires an entry fee of RMB10...which was reasonable. From the car park . ..we walked around...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank siaw_ming
Reviewed November 18, 2015

You can get here from the 1st beach. Along the way there are a few good seafood and coffee shop. From here you can view the beach area of qingdao. There is a lighthouse on the island.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank t16mytm
Reviewed October 25, 2015

I woke up early in the morning and I walked from my hotel near Huiquan Park to this attraction. It is free admission if you visit the attraction before 8 am. After that hour, there is a charge of RMB10. The way the mainland is...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank soh_kien_peng
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