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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion, it certainly not worth the visit if is to visit only the waterfall. Is out of nowhere and limited parking lots. Most people visited because of the route to Jiufen and Shifen as it is on the way. Nice nature but not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mic_leow
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

As part of our itinerary, we were brought to the base of the waterfalls on our way to Jiufen. The color of the water has a golden hue, and it is believed that it's due to a combination of regular rainfall in this mining area...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank reginafug
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Part of our trip from Taipei to Jiu Fen, we had 5-min photo stop at the Golden Waterfall. Limited parking is available. The waterfall is beautiful but water is unsafe even for touching

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulynyyy
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Basically a 5 mins photo opportunity. The water is yellowish because of the mine sediments that flowed downstream. Take a nice shot when the sun shine on the water and there you have it, "Golden Waterfall". If you have limited time on route to Jiufen,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LoneTraveller33
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We were unlucky. The day we saw the Golden Waterfall, it was raining heavily. Yet I managed to take a couple of shots. Beautiful formation from copper and iron deposits but the water is supposedly toxic. Do stop by. It is just by the roadside...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jo-AnnKYTan
Reviewed 4 January 2019

It was interesting to see the waterfall that has turned gold due to waste discharge from factories in the past. However, I do think that the 5 minute stop here may not be worth the extra detour should it be out of the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vickyng2810
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Our local guide explained that it is technically not a waterfall as the source of the water is not from rivers, but excess underground water that has found its way out to the surface. It is called a waterfall as the water flow emulates a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrrchr
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Several route to go to the waterfall and some spots also for viewing the waterfall. Good hiking to the locations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jthendra
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide stopped here for a quick click and the waterfall is definitely worth capturing. Much more interesting is the yinyang sea _ a 5 mins drive from the waterfall. You will appreciate the science behind the sea colors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maniksg06
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall although water is toxic. Beautiful view from waterfall of the yin yang sea. Interesting story about the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ruifan District
With its air of historical heritage, Shuijinjiu
(ShueiNanDong, Jingguashi, Jiufen) used to be
prosperous and glamorous due to mining. Although its
magnificent semblance no longer exists, the peaceful
and beautiful atmosphere has persisted. With a wave to
the age of the gold rush, one can still see a glimpse
of its glorious past through the Golden Waterfall.
Gazing at the ShueiNanDong Remains of the 13 Levels,
...More
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