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the Thread of Sky, Yanxiu Echoing Tidal Cave and other natural features are awe-inspiring testimony to the power and majesty of nature. Andong Tunnel, the numerous military camps, forts, and outposts and the camouflaged soldiers give Dongyin a unique military character.

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    The Thread of Sky, Yanxiu Echoing Tidal Cave and other natural features are awe-inspiring testimony to the power and majesty of nature. Andong Tunnel, the numerous military camps, forts, and outposts and the camouflaged soldiers give Dongyin a unique military character.

    • Dongyong Lighthouse
    • Dragon sea cave

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    1. Take the Taiwan-Matsu Ferry from Keelung West Wharf No. 2 to Matsu’s Dongyin Township (duration approximately 10 hours).
    2. Take Uni Air Flight #1 to Matsu Nangan Airport, then travel by taxi to Fu-ao Wharf to take the Taiwan-Matsu Ferry to Dongyin.

    Fare Information

    1. The cost of a one-way Taiwan-Matsu Ferry ticket from Keelung to Dongyin is NT $1,050
    2. The cost of a one-way Taiwan-Matsu Ferry ticket from Nangan to Dongyin is NT $350

    Travel Tips

    1. The scenic spots are all near precipices or next to the ocean so please be careful.
    2. Dongyin Laoye Hotel Contact Tel. (0836) 77168.
    3. Travel Reminder: The Taiwan-Matsu Ferry may suspend operation or alter its schedule due to the season or weather. Please confirm prior to departure.
      02-2424-6868
      0836-26655
      0836-77555
    4. Visitors should pay attention to whether the ferry docks at Nangan or Dongyin first and take a suitable sailing.
  • Day 2 Fuao Harbor, Nangan → Mengao Harbour, Dongju → Dapu InscriptionMysterious Little Bay → Kunqiu Beach → Snake Island
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    A submerged reef juts out of the water as the tide goes out; the rise and fall of the formation makes it looks like a giant snake swimming in the water, hence the name Snake Island.

    • Mysterious Little Bay
    • Snake Island

    Transportion

    1. Take the Taiwan-Matsu Ferry from Dongyin’s Zhongzhu Harbor to Nangan (approximately two hours). After arriving at the wharf in Nangan, you can choose to continue to Juguang Township.
      Ferry to Dongju departs from Nangan at 7:00, 11:00, and 14:30
      Visitors are advised to check in advance whether the ferry from Nangan to Juguang stops at Dongju or Xiju first.
    2. Daily ferry report
      Departs from Xiju 07:30 10:00 14:00 17:10
      Departs from Dongju 07:50 10:20 14:20 17:30

    Fare Information

    1. One-way boat ticket to Dongju costs $200
    2. Full-price boat ticket from Dongju to Xiju costs $80, half-price ticket $40
    3. Scooter rental costs NT $500 per day

    Travel Tips

    1. Food and lodging can be found in Xiju's Qingfan Village and Tianao Village, and Dongju's Daping Village.
  • Day 3 Fuao Harbour, Nangan → Beihai Tunnel Iron Fort (Stronghold 51)Shengtian Park → Qiugui Mountain Trail → Niujiao settlement
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    1. Nangan has what is known as the king of Matsu’s tunnels, Beihai tunnel. The servicemen who carved it from the bare rock toiled with great determination to overcome nature. The granite, lights and the water color combine to create a mysterious atmosphere.
    2. Qiugui Mountain Trail has more rock strata diversity than any other Matsu trail. Observe the multicolored rock strata at the side of the trail and, if you look carefully, you may see a crystal vein.
    • Shengtian Park
    • Niujiao settlement

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    1. On Nangan, Matsu's largest island, get around by taxi or rented scooter.
    2. For information about taxi rates call Lienchiang County Taxi Association on 0836-22705.
    3. The cost of renting a scooter is around NT$500.
    4. Car rental costs NT $2000 per day.

    Travel Tips

    1. Visitors can choose to travel by taxi or rent a scooter/car.
    2. It is recommended that you use Chunghwa Telecom cellular service here for the better, more reliable reception.
    3. Go online to check Matsu’s 30 day tide table.
    4. For information about taxi rates call Lienchiang County Taxi Association on 0836-22705.
    5. Dingxin Scooter Rental Contact Telephone (0836)23823
    6. Liangjian Scooter Rental Contact Telephone (0836)22577
    7. Brother & Sister (Xiongmei) Van Rental Contact Telephone (0836)26624
Last Updated::2020-01-10
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