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Green Island

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33 kilometers in the sea east of Taitung, Taitung City, Taiwan
+886 8 967 2033
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Nice island but not well prepared for beach tourism

Very nice island, with cliffs and blue water, wonderful places to take excellent pictures but the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Michèle M
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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Biked round in a day

It's 18k on the main and almost only sizable road on the island. Some hills but not for long. Once... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Woods231
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Taichung, Taiwan
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  • Average5%
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“hot springs” (30 reviews)
“scuba diving” (13 reviews)
“rent a scooter” (13 reviews)
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33 kilometers in the sea east of Taitung, Taitung City, Taiwan
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+886 8 967 2033
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice island, with cliffs and blue water, wonderful places to take excellent pictures but the beach is not like the beach in Indonesia or Thailand, there is no shadow on the beach, no nice sand to lie down (it's coral sand so not very...More

2  Thank Michèle M
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It's 18k on the main and almost only sizable road on the island. Some hills but not for long. Once you leave the harbor village there aren't any water fountains or stores to get beverages that we could see besides the human rights museum. It's...More

2  Thank Woods231
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you make it to the East coast of Taiwan, definitely make time (one day) to take the ferry over to Green Island. At the ferry pier, you can rent scooters on which to tour the island. There is a moving memorial to the political...More

1  Thank Bandoeagle
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful island, rent a scooter to take in all the sights, make sure you put on plenty of sun screen. Beaches are rocky. There's a small strip of street with restaurants and shops, but without the usual fist-pumping music and hordes of bars...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is the place I adore because I fall in love with hubby twenty years ago. Will come back as many times as we could. 😋

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Booked this dive shop as they are one of the oldest and of the only real PADI shops on the island. In booking, the staff (Eva) was VERY professional and detailed in making arrangements and had a full price sheet to let any first-timer to...More

4  Thank geminipunkass
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Discovery and enjoy good time at Green Island. Lovely people, Culture, learning history, beautiful nature, good food and very happy enjoy the whole journey. 😊👍✌️❤️

Thank tbehappy
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Rent a scooter and explore the island in a day. The former prison museum is quite impressive even though information in English is limited - it's free so definitely worth a stop. The hot springs were lovely though the buildings / baths are bit dated....More

Thank Iris V
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Riding motorcycle around the green island was an awesome experience. The landscapes around it are really beautiful. Lots of natural attractions on this island are so breathtaking that people want to capture every scene of it. There has snorkeling activity to let tourists take a...More

Thank 啟蘋 王
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The snorkeling at green island is amazing (beautiful and plenty fish) absolutely amazing! Taking a scooter around was fun as well though recommend get petrol (mot electric) if there is more than one person as there are some steep hills. The ferry was a bit...More

4  Thank Tam G
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janicegchan
10 January 2018|
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Response from Bandoeagle | Reviewed this property |
Are you scuba divers? If so, March is the tail end of the hammer head shark schooling season on Green Island, an advanced decompression dive in strong currents. If you are not divers then 2 days and one night is probably... More
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Joey L
20 June 2016|
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Response from khkong00 | Reviewed this property |
I've read that the schedule might change during rainy season as the waves may be too choppy. If you speak Mandarin, you can call up the service provider. I took the plane and it was an interesting experience. Journey took 15... More
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