Green Island, Taiwan

 

Green Island, Taiwan

 

Nestled in the channel of the Japanese current off of the Southeastern shores of Taiwan is the hidden gem of Green Island. Less than 21 miles from the main island of Taiwan, this small island in the Pacific, is a paradise for both snorkelers and scuba divers alike. It’s rugged shores and coral reefs are filled with schools of tropical fish and flora. It’s rugged shores have steep cliffs which drop to the coral reefs below. These colorful coral reefs are home to over 300 species of tropical fish. There is also many coves around the island, and an abundance of white sand beaches.

The warm, clear, water surrounding the island makes the perfect environment for all the awesome underwater cityscapes of coral that thrive along the shoreline. There are many different species of coral, each with its own variety of color. All of these coral cityscapes are home to hundreds of different colorful tropical fish. What an adventure is waiting on Green Island!

There are several fascinating underwater adventures available, some not even requiring that you get wet. Several different glass-bottom boat tours are available, as well as semi-submersible and fully submersible tourist submarines. Many causal hiking opportunities are available  and cyclists will enjoy the paths and roads surrounding the island.And for the divers who are qualified, just put on your tanks and enter the fascinating underwater world of Green Island, Taiwan.

No matter if you enjoy hiking, cycling, casual walking, boating, diving,or just want to relax,  there is something for everyone. Those who enjoy history will enjoy a visit to the prisons. Green Island,Taiwan was used for different  types of prisons over the decades, each with their own stories to tell. For those who want to just sit and enjoy the warm water of the hot springs, there are several salt water pools available. So no matter what you want to do, there is something for you on Green Island.

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