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Address: No.27, Sec. 1, Chinan Rd., Shofeng Township, Hualien, Taiwan
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+886 3 864 1691
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US$220.51*
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Paddle boat nostalgia

Our second activity for day 2 after visiting a temple that was influenced by Japanese Buddhism. Weather was good, cool 21c. The 9 of us divided ourselves in 3 paddle boats... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second activity for day 2 after visiting a temple that was influenced by Japanese Buddhism. Weather was good, cool 21c. The 9 of us divided ourselves in 3 paddle boats seating 2, 3 and 4. The vendor explained the Dos and don'ts and advised that Cycling fast does not help. Slow and steady rhythm is better. As expected the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

part of our little trip to Hualian. Our driver took us to this place to a quick stroll. we ended up taking a small boat tour int he lake. Min group tour is 6 people ad 600NT. Boat ride is about 10~15 min. Boat driver did a fast ride at the end. Fun for kids.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scenery is nice and the environment is relaxing and comfortable, but do not expect something extraordinary here. You can rent a bike near the visitor centre bus stop to go for a round-lake ride for less than an hour. There are also some trails at the other side of the lake and plenty of spaces for people to sit... More 

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Atsugi, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is a beautiful lake with nice scenery around. We were here when it was fully rainy thats why there was snake like waterfalls around the mountains. That looks so amazing to watch. Otherwise this lake will take only 20 min to rome around but views makes it beautiful.

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

In the rugged mountains in the hinterland behind Hualien sits a tranquil setting called Liyu Lake (or Carp Lake in English). With magnificent walking trails around the lake, plenty of food stalls or take a packed picnic lunch and sit on the shore, it is a prefect setting to relax and admire the hill around the lake, the birdlife, or... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

No a big lake. If you rent a bike, it takes about 15 to 20 minutes to circle around. I wouldn't spend my time here if I'm on tight schedule. Like other reviewer said "nothing special" here. Warning for black mosquitoes!! Better have insert repellent with you. I leaned it hard way.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our tour guidetold us the lake was named after the shape of the mountain behind the lake which looks like a Liyu (鯉魚). There is some resemblance but the lake is really nothing special. It's barely big enough to offer some water activity such as boat ride. We visited this place on a cloudy day in late October and I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This place make me feel good, I can take a deep breath when i'm here. A lot of coffee shop at liyu lake. Get some coffee and rest near lake it's perfect.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It’s a place you can relax yourself. There are lots of rental pedalos, so you can pedaling on the emerald lake. Or you can stroll along the shore of the lake, enjoying birds and insects singing. When you are hungry, there are some restaurants you can choose near the lake. My father ordered a dish called “jumping shrimps”, it is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I very like to go to Liyu Lake,because you can do many different outdoor activities in this beautiful lake. For example , you can row the boat or you can ride the bicycle around the lake or mountain. The mountain is nearby Liyu Lake . People call it Liyu Mountain . In this mountain, you can listen to many kind... More 

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