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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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Good place to start with the scuba dive for the rookies.

Green island is a good place for people who's intended to learn scuba dive.I went there in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LoganSun
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Brisbane, Australia
Perfect Weekend Getaway

I heard about this place but never thought about visiting until recently. If you dive, this might... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hoijai
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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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 1 week ago

Green island is a good place for people who's intended to learn scuba dive.I went there in November/ 2017 and obviously is was off season during that time. There's plenty of restaurants and bars were closed but that's not what I'm really after for so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard about this place but never thought about visiting until recently. If you dive, this might be the quickest site to head to from Hong Kong. If you don't dive, this might be slightly boring for you. Since my last dive was at Sipadan,...More

Thank hoijai
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I came Green Island on the end of March, 2018. It is a beautiful island but there isn't any activities at night. These photos I took when only three of us on the street at around 8:00pm. I saw a lot of motorcycles and electric...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

'Lu Dao' -- Green Island, in English -- is 20 miles (33 kms) of the east coast of Taiwan, near Taitung. It is famous for the fact that it housed political prisoners during Taiwan's martial law era. Visitors can visit the former prisons.. Green Island...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Stayed there for 3 days at Green Beach B&B. Did some snorkeling and went out on a small fishing boat trying to catch some fish for our dinner. Very small island and easy to do on a scooter.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

After one hour move by ferry, i have come to this island. I have book the diving and hotel by the agents on the exit way at the harbor. You should stay here 2 nights 2 days, to spend time watch sunrise and sunset in...More

Thank Julie N
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed three days on north coast. Rented scooters for cheap - go around entire island in 45 mins. Visited the prison museum, some good restaurants, snorkelling surprisingly good.

Thank Ben-Josee
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The famous Green Island Sonata, a love song, (may) talk about this beautiful green island, Green Island scenery is, indeed, spectacular, and a favorite of scuba divers in the summer. It's famous for the small Formosan deer that still inhabit the lush green interior of...More

1  Thank Kim D
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Take a ferry from the harbour on the main island for around 1h. You can ask the hotel to reserve the ferry tickets in advance, save time at the harbour. Once arrived take a scooter. We paid 400 twd for 4 hours. Don’t take the...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This island is quaint and slow. No traffic, no noise, not many accommodations to choose from, exactly 5 places to eat including the 7-11 store. Snorkeling/diving here is absolutely beautiful, amazing, awesome!!! They built boardwalk from the beach to take you directly to deeper water...More

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ohannahe
22 March 2018|
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Response from Kim D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. My visit was simply a day trip. I know nothing about deep-sea fishing except for the fish I ate. Flying fish, that seems to be a type of marlin, is the big deal here. Best of luck.
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janicegchan
11 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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