Welcome to Southern Taiwan


Tainan, the island’s former capital, is to many Taiwan's most Taiwanese city. Expect a feast of original street snacks, flamboyant temples and enduring relics at every turn. In Kaohsiung, southern traditions are given a charismatic 21st-century spin as art greets industry, and chefs reinvent century-old dishes. Outside the cities, wonderful biking routes and beaches offer a world of possibilities for action travellers. From the limestone drama of Little Liuchiu Island to the oddity of mud volcanoes outside Kaohsiung, this is Formosa at its most formidable. No wonder millions of purple and yellow butterflies return yearly to overwinter in Maolin and Meinong. They’ve chosen well.


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$353 Tours & Sightseeing

Kaohsiung City Day Tour

You will be picked up at your hotel or the port in Kaohsiung at 9:30 AM. You will visit Takao British consulate residence, a lovely red-brick architecture that was built in 1879 to serve as the British consul's abode. Stop by the Wude Hall that was completed in 1924 and originally used as a martial-arts training center for police and youth.You will also visit the Rose Mary Catholic Church. The church is the first Catholic church in Taiwan and one of the top 3 holy churches in Asia. Later on go to the popular Pier 2 Art Center that was once an abandoned and forgotten warehouse buried in history, and now a must-go for any visitors. Don't miss the MRT Central Park and Formosa Boulevard Station that is ranked in the top 15 most beautiful train stations in the world by the famous travel magazine “BootsnAll.” Experience the oil-paper umbrella and clay as the traditional Hakka hand-craft and the beautiful sunset at Sizihwan. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel or Kaohsiung Port.

$223.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private day tour: Learn cultural and History in Tainan

8:30AM meet your tour guide at your Tainan hotel lobby. Tainan is the old capital in Taiwan where you can find several important historical sites. During this one-day tour, Anping Old Street is the beginning of everything. Adjacent to the first fortress built in Taiwan, it’s the first street ever developed. Did someone say food? Yes, there are plenty! In the afternoon,you will be taking a leisurely stroll along Fuzhong Street that sits right next to the first Confucius temple in Taiwan. There are several food stands worth a try, and the handmade craft market takes place on weekends where there’s an abundance of arts and crafts for you to explore.Then we will transfer to Dadong Night Market. After this one-day tour you wil be drop off at your hotel.Highlights: Chihkan Tower Merchant House Anping Old Fort Tunghai Tainan Confucius Temple Dadong Night Market

$207 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3D2N Beach Escape - Kenting

Kenting in southern Taiwan with elegant coastlines and soft, clean beaches is always the first holiday destination that jumps into their mind. The rich ecological resources along the rocky beach further make it a paradise for snorkeling. You will marvel at the splendid display of reefs and creatures on the seabed.  After travelling few days in Taiwan, you may want to find a nice resort by the beach to relax. Kenting is the best place to go!   Day 1  Kaohsiung / KentingTake public bus to Kenting(around 2hr).Arrive in Kenting. Free to relax at the beach or enjoy hotel facility on your own.(Overnight at Chateau Beach Resort - mountain view or similar category)Day 2 KentingFree to relax at the beach or enjoy hotel facility on your own.(Overnight at Chateau Beach Resort - mountain view or similar category)Day 3 Kenting / KaohsiungEnjoy hotel facility on your own in the morning.After check out hotel, take public bus to Kaohsiung.

$6 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

National Science and Technology Museum Entrance Ticket including Delivery

Visit National Science and Technology Museum located in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung in the south part of Taiwan. The museum covers approx. 112,000 square meters as one of the largest science museums in Asia and boast its unique architecture style featuring geometric forms of triangles, circles, rectangles connected to each other by bridges.   National Science and Technology Museum offers various regular exhibitions - Open Sesame, Air Navigation and Aerospace, The Diseases Prevention Combat Camp, Fantasy, Power and Machines, and LOHAS Energy Conservation House. Open Sesame is based on the concept of museum as laboratory, workshop as exhibit and offers six different themes of The Door to Science, On the Peak, Medical Care, Crossing Time and Space, The Bottom Line, and Racing Track. Come explore the museum and learn more about science and technology while having fun!

$149 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

1-Day Kenting National Park Private Tour in Taiwan

Enjoy a  full one-day private tour exploring the Taiwan's coastal wonders of Kenting National Park. Pickup from your hotel in Kaohsiung or Pingtung, or Kaohsiung railway stations or airport. Includes lunch, mineral water and insurance. Itinerary:Taiwan’s most popular national park offers tourists much more than beaches and ocean sports. We’ll make our first stop just outside the park at Hengchun, an endearing little town which – unlike any other in Taiwan – still has all of its original city gates and much of the defensive wall that kept it safe during the turbulent past.Proceeding southeast, we’ll skirt the main beaches, pausing at popular locations such as Chuanfan Rock, the dazzling seashore at Shadao, and Eluanbi Park. The lighthouse here has been helping ships avoid the area’s coral reefs for over 130 years, and from it it’s a short walk to Taiwan’s southernmost point. Continuing around the cape brings us to Longpan Park, a wild realm of crumbling cliffs and wind-battered grasslands. By the time we transfer you back to your hotel or the transport hub of your choice, you’re sure to agree that Kenting is a great place to throw off the stresses of urban living.

$6 Tours & Sightseeing

WiFi Rental in Taiwan - Pick up at Kaohsiung International Airport

Stay connected while traveling abroad. The pocket size WiFi router lets you stay connected with a secure high-speed internet on the go for up  to five devices simultaneously. Stay connected at all times while using google maps, Facebook, Instagram, twitter or just surf the internet.No need to pay expensive and slow roaming charges or having to rely on the hotel WiFi. Unlike SIM cards, you do not have to change setting on your devices, just turn on the WiFi router and connect.Best way to stay in touch with family and friends back home and share your travel experience with the world!Product is for Taiwan domestic use only.Details on how the service works  Make a reservation on this page. Select the beginning date ( the day you start your trip.) Number of travelers is the number of devices. Once the reservation is complete you will receive an email from Trip Advisor Experiences. After the reservation is complete we will send you a detailed map of the pickup location for your convenience. Depending on which airline you use we will arrange and inform you the pick up location.  Pick up the device at following location International Terminal, 1F, Taipei Songshan Airport Travel Services Counter (HLC Rental Counter beside)  by showing your passport and your voucher order number you can receive the device. Return the device at the same location after the rental is finished. PLEASE READ:This is a rental service. The device must be rented for the entire duration of your trip.If the device is not returned after the duration, we reserve the right to deem the device “lost” and charge the customer $400/device."Unlimited Data" - You might at times notice reduced speeds in the areas with high network congestion if you exceed high volume of data usage.