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Nice island far from city

Orchid island is nice island in Taiwan - beautiful beach - nice snorkeling can see many sea... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Pokhara, Nepal
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Island holds some surprises

Orchid Island is off the East Coast of Taiwan. It is inhabited by a tribe of aborigines, called the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Orchid island is nice island in Taiwan - beautiful beach - nice snorkeling can see many sea turtles - nice boating tatala in Pacific Ocean - green hill ( when we are there) August 2nd week - need to know how to ride Scotty (...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bigskytreks
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Starting with the good. Set within the South Pacific is this cute little island which is small and charming offering nature lovers the dream of their lives. The vast mountains and landscape is something to be truly desired. Now for what to look out for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sincere0014
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Orchid Island is off the East Coast of Taiwan. It is inhabited by a tribe of aborigines, called the Tao, who still live a largely traditional lifestyle. The canoes are famous.. Orchid Island is a pleasant placed to visit, but there is not a great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I travelled here with my friends in October 2017. The island is absolutely beautiful, green, rugged and unspoilt. If you are interested in nature, hiking and need a break from urban towns and cities, then Lanyu Island is for you. The indigenous artwork and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank KimOfTheNorth
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Interesting island for cycling or motorbike. This Taiwan place is far from the cities with locals from Philippines. It is great for exploring and diving and you will feel this place is adventurous.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank C9118SMmichaelh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Ochid Island (Lanyu) is really a unspoiled island of Taiwan. The native people are still to keep this island as traditional (keep their culture) as possible. We took a ferry from Taitung & took us 3 hours to be there. You may choose to fly...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank JPCH
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lanyu is undoubtedly a lovely little island, beautiful and unspoilt. I spent 3 nights there and it was amazing. We snorkelled everyday at different spots based on locals' advice. We didn't join any snorkelling tour as they are pricey and the water in Lanyu is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank cheukyuchoi
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I spent two nights at Lanyu island. We could not find an hotel, we went through private accommodation. We had issues getting to the island. The ferry from Taitung didn't run when we booked it, so we opted for the Airplaine. But the booking system...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank gioeurope
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Lanyu Island is really beautiful! You must visit it at least once in your life. Do be aware you will be feel sick for the 2-hour ferry but the scene you will have on the island worth it.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank ConniefromHK
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We spent two nights on Lanyu Island which was right for us allowing one day for birdwatching and one day a touristy tour of the island. We opted for the ferry from Taitung - note the ferry companies don't accept creditcards, only cash. It's also...More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank mikeedeedee
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12 March 2018|
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Response from JPCH | Reviewed this property |
This island is much bigger than Green Island. Yes scooter needs license. Green island is small and they use electric scooter so don’t need license. Is better to get a guide to bring you around. You can call Mr Lin at... More
Lee C
23 October 2017|
Response from JPCH | Reviewed this property |
You can book on the island itself. They are many at the jetty.
Anna R
6 October 2016|
Response from ChianHengLee | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but I'm pretty sure they will probably let you rent it anyway as long as you know how to ride a scooter. (When I visited this summer, the BnB owner rented a scooter for me and I just payed the owner... More