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Yinyang Sea

Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we did not go to the coastal area but we went to a higher ground to take photos.. it looked awesome especially the colors of the waters!

1  Thank chewchewy
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Yingyang Hai, a uniquely geological phenomena to see in Taiwan Northeast Coast. Witnessed a sea with contrasting colors in mixture of yellowish and blue towards open sea. There are 2 ways to enjoy this beautiful seascape. One is the mountain view, the other across the...More

1  Thank leslie o
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Don't think there is anything special about this. Further, it is best to go up to the TOP of the mountain to be able to get a better view. But only if you have the time.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The drizzle increased speed when we were at the viewing platform of the sea. We were not able to see the two colors of the sea water. Sun light is critical for visitors to appreciate the scenery.

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

According to our guide, the bay is multi colored because of a now abandoned iron processing facility which is high above the coastline. When the Japanese occupied the island, apparently the water used by the plant flowed to the seas carrying the various chemicals. This...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Yinyang Sea was part of our bus tour on a day trip that included Jiufen and the Golden Waterfall right near the sea. Its alluring golden yellow water contrasted with sea blue makes a stunning photo op.

1  Thank warren D
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The Yinyang sea is located at the foot of the mountain which used to be a gold mine where the Japanese and the old KMT government mine for gold in Taiwan. The river has a golden/yellowish coloured bank as a result of the chemical reaction...More

1  Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting to spend a few minutes to see this from the TOP of mountain. Was brought to by our taxi driver who ferried us on a one day trip to Yeliu geopark, maochun, Jiu fen Lao Jie, Huang jin pu bu, Ying Yang sea, Shi...More

2  Thank DorisChin
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Yin Yang Hai while walking from the gold waterfall. It was a nice hike down the mountain road. While most people would take transport down or pay a hefty sum and be disappointed at the lack of activities there, I was delighted by...More

Thank mikewangsg
Reviewed 29 June 2016

After visiting the Museum of Gold you should head to Ying Yang Sea to view the colored water. It has a shade of colored sea which is similar to Mauritius sea. There is a romantic lane which you can cut through an opening or just...More

Thank axk
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9 June 2016|
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Response from Pineconefish_Yan | Reviewed this property |
It takes only 12 minutes by walking. See the map I charted for your use. You can go to Google Map and use the trip planning function. Type "黃金瀑布" in the "from" box, and "陰陽海" in the "to" box, then the walking route will be... More