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Caishan Natural Park

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Monkey mountain as it;s called by locals is such a fun hike right in Kaohsiung. You will always see... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
A gem in Kaohsiung!

This hike is relaxing, inviting, and has great views. Not relatively intense in comparison to other... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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No.350, Wansho Rd., Gushan Dist., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
+886 2 8771 2345
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Monkey mountain as it;s called by locals is such a fun hike right in Kaohsiung. You will always see lots of monkeys and there are loads of trails. If you don't want to get lost, stick to the stairs go up to the top and...More

6  Thank CrystinePolk
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This hike is relaxing, inviting, and has great views. Not relatively intense in comparison to other trails on the island. I did not make it to the top because...well of the monkeys (and the sun setting down). I recommend wearing comfortable shoes and storing your...More

3  Thank ኣሪያም ኣ
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went hiking with my friends and saw so many monkeys !!!! Definitely a most go when you visit kaohsiung :)

2  Thank Beatrice L
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were lucky enough to have our daughter arrange a monkey tour with an English interpreter and the "monkey whisperers". It was a father and daughter who have been researching the Formosa Rock Macaques for 23 years. She was the main guide and we were...More

4  Thank LandDMemories
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The natural trail is very nice with large monkey families roaming freely in it. There is an nice geological area where one can see prehistoric corals that were pushed up by geo activity and today the lay on top of the mountain covered by tree...More

2  Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Ape Hill Natural Park was a cement mine since the Japanese colonial era until 1990s, the miners' routes become part of the hiking routes today. Although the Park is famous for the monkeys, it is also rich in industrial and some military remnants. The...More

3  Thank ddkkz
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We are just passing by by car so did not go into the nature park. Our driver just drive us to a place to see the monkeys and there are plenty of them. So if you have never see a real monkey before that is...More

1  Thank mousehunt
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

i took a cab the the entrance of one of the trailhead.. just follow the wooden platform and the signage along the way.. recommend to head to 雅座.. path are pretty steep in many sections.. there are kind ppl who bring waters up daily and...More

2  Thank raullim7
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We arrived on a late Saturday morning at one of the hiking trails and just started walking. Given the number of cars and scooters outside, there were obviously many people there, but the trails were not crowded like they are in Dakeng (Taichung). There were...More

5  Thank ergoelaine
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A long old climb, but worth every second! There were monkeys jumping around, trying to steal things and posing for photos and the views going up were incredible. This is a definite must for visitors to Kaohsiung (so long as you are not afraid of...More

2  Thank zunzazun
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