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“ferry ride”(40 reviews)
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Haian Rd., Qijin Dist., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here in Nov 2018 with my wife & young daughter. Getting to this island is already an adventure which you get to experience Scooters, bicycles and people were ferried over within 5 mins. Many beautiful spots on the island to see and visit. Strong...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanielL11978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cijin Island is a nice little get away from the city. We took the ferry across which uses the same Easy Card as the Taipei Metro ( and will be slightly cheaper fare). The boat ride is only 5 mins away and there are often...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Celia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short 5 minute ferry ride across the harbour from the mainland, there is a lot to see and do on Cijin Island - my highlights would be the Rainbow Church, the black sand beaches, old street, exploring the dried fish market and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Decided to start the day with Cijin Island, we alight at Siziwan Station – Exit No. 01 and walk to GuShan Ferry Pier Station. Along the way, there are couple of bicycle renting shop which you can rent and boarded the ferry with small sum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank KamsumW
Reviewed 23 January 2019

The ferries leave regularly and once on the island, a walk along OLD STREET in the old town is lots of fun. The street has many restaurants, shops selling all kinds of beach things, and the beach itself is worth a look.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phloxylady2
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice island with a beach bar (Cijin Sunset Bar) I can highly recommend! Perfect for a relaxing stroll at the beachside. The ferry costs only NTD 40 one way. It's defintely a worthy day or half-day trip to get out of the city. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sigrid K
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Becoming a popular daytour destination (5min ferry ride from Sizihwan station), or maybe because we came on dec26, but be prepared for the queues & crowds... although there are a lot of restaurants & seafood for everyone 🙂 walkable island if you have time &...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cha G
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Cijin Island is a short 10 minute ferry ride across from Kaohsiung. It doesn't have a whole lot to offer the visitor, but makes for a pleasant enough short day trip from the city. The highlights for us was the short walk up to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camsean
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

For $40NT each way you can jump on the ferry from the Kaohsiung port and head over to Cijin Island. It’s got a lovely, chilled out feel - a bit like many of the Greek islands. Once off the ferry, you can climb up to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MsAS80
Reviewed 7 January 2019

When staying in Kaohsiung for more then two days you should definitely go to Cijin Island. It's a short hop and fun ride with the ferry (leaving at Gushan Ferry Pier Station). The most interesting places are easily accessible by walking (but you can also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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marivic g
16 October 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.
7 June 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
13 August 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.