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Address: Taitung, Taiwan
Phone Number: +886 8 973 1669
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Orchid Island

It is a good place to enjoy nature, because Orchid Island do not be effected by technology. There are many passionate people and nature scenery in this Island. Although this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
傑偉 林

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good place to enjoy nature, because Orchid Island do not be effected by technology. There are many passionate people and nature scenery in this Island. Although this island is small, it is full of many beautiful scenery. For example:軍艦岩、母雞岩. They are named by their shape. I suggest you employ a tourist guide, because he/she can tell you... More 

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Thank 傑偉 林
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

One of the most gorgeous islands I've ever visited. Very hot weather, but you won't want to stay inside with the aircon, because outside on this island there is so much to offer. Goats roam the roads, villages and beaches, rock formations and caves dot the island and the sea is blissful to swim in. Orchid Island is definitely home... More 

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South Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful island full of aboriginals and Taiwanese people, if you are a nature lover then you have to check this out. Orchid Island (Lanyu) is accessible by either a 25 minute 19 seater plane ride (books out months in advance) or a 2+ hour ferry ride over the Philippine Sea. Due to adverse weather it is not... More 

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china
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Some of these reviews are not for Orchid Island therefore Green Island please remember there's different Taiwan islands around Taiwan and each offer a different experience.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Growing up in Taiwan, I've heard about Lanyu since I was very little. But it wasn't until last year when I started studying in the States did I start to think about visiting this island. Lucky enough, I got an opportunity to come back to Taiwan during summer vacation and I visited this paradise in June. This is definitely the... More 

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Taipei
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a good island if you want to just chill out. It's a little over two hours ferry ride from Fugang Harbor 富岡漁港 in Taitung 台東. Round trip is about $2400nt (one way $1200nt). To bring your own scooter is $300nt each way. It's a nice island but wasn't for me, at least not for this trip. I was... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Getting the boat from Taitung can be a bit of a hit/miss affair. I got to the port at 8am but there wasn't a boat till 1pm. Oh well all part of travelling. The island is a tropical paradise. I fortunately met a Chinese speaking Canadian guy and tag along with him. I would recommend trying to book a place... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

it's a rural island, and it's beautiful! especially the under the sea! and you can experience the aboriginal culture, the relax trip here. I love lanyu people~! they're so pure, so innocent, and friendly!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Pls get accommodation off the airport/harbour side to enjoy original islanders' hospitality. Work yourself through them to explore. If you don't have or find a place, don't panic, go to that side+ask, they help. If you scuba dive and/or fall for the fancy schools and resorts on the airport side with well-English speaking people, fancy lodges, expect a top-reckless rip-off.... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

I visited the Taitung ferry people on Sunday August 2 2015 for my desired sail day to Lanyu on Monday August 3. It takes a lot of maneuvering on public transportation and some speaking with locals to get to the harbor. This is to say ENERGY is spent just trying to get information. At the harbor the customer service was... More 

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