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Amazing outings to Taroko

We, group of four, did two day trips near Taroko, one day river tracing with Matt and Peter, two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephan B
via mobile
Fantastic excursion on general and local history and culture

A friend and I went for a hiking trip with our guide Peter. As other reviews stated he took care of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jlatarius
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Essen, Germany
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Hualien Outdoors is a full service out tripping company specializing in trips to the more off the beaten path areas of Hualien and Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan. We offer small, high quality adventures that try to get guests into the most exciting, most beautiful and safest places in the Taroko Gorge area. Our guides are wilderness first aid certified and have years of experience in the outdoors of Hualien. We pride ourselves in offering the best river tracing, hiking, and Taroko Gorge tours in the Hualien area, bar none.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hualien, Taiwan
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+886 989 512 380
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We, group of four, did two day trips near Taroko, one day river tracing with Matt and Peter, two days later we went with Peter to the Gorge to take in the highlights. We've all done our fair amount of traveling and outdoor activities, but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I went for a hiking trip with our guide Peter. As other reviews stated he took care of the logistics. What makes the trip special is the profound and thorough knowledge about Taiwan, its culture and history. Not fluent in Mandarin it...More

Thank jlatarius
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Peter was our guide for two days as we did two private guided hiking tours in Taroko Gorge. Taroko is an amazing and beautiful national park and Peter helped us make the most of our time. We learned so much about the natural and cultural...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

First day we got picked up at the train station by Peter for the Taroko secret tour. Peter is a very sincere man with a good heart and a huge pride in the country of Taiwan. We felt very secure and safe with him. He...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We can highly recommend Hualien Outdoors and we wish we had stayed even longer at Taroko Gorge to join another hike/tour with Hualien Outdoors. The gorge is a paradise for outdoor and nature lovers! We did the Zhuilu old trail with tour guide Peter. What...More

Thank chsue
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We (a family of four, two teenage boys) had a wonderful day exploring the Taroko Gorge with Matt. We love walking and asked Matt to put together an itinerary for us showing us the highlights. He took us to four or five different 2-4 km...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t have asked for more! There was amazing scenery, great food and our guide, Peter, was informative, kind and very considerate in that he tailored the day to accommodate our interests. We hiked, climbed up stairs and rocks, explored tunnels, crossed suspension bridges all...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Matt answered emails promptly and booking ahead was a breeze. He picked us up at our BnB and took us to breakfast before heading off for the day. He tailored our day to our ages and made sure we were not overworked! Matt is an...More

Thank JnSmom
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Peter was our guide for the Zuilu Old Train in Taroko Gorge. Both he and Matt were very responsive with my questions leading up to the hike. I would advise that this trip is for people who are up for a bit of a challenge...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Peter impressed us greatly with his knowledge of Taiwan and Hualien. He took us to many beautiful hiking trails and pools, and is so good with our young ones, encouraging them all the way for the climbs. We really enjoyed interacting with him and are...More

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Patrusk
6 March 2016|
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Here is the information we received before our trip: Highlight Tour of Taroko National Park 7:00-8:30am Pick up in Hualien at hotel/train station, big Western or Taiwanese style breakfast depending on the day, group... More
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vickaliu
10 December 2015|
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Hi Vicka I am also planning for a trip to Hualien - 21 - 23 (3 days 2 nites) alone, do you want to pair up ?
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TonyWee
12 October 2015|
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Hi, I am interested in 4 day tour from the usa.. Do you know of any deals
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