The Guishan Island, more popularly known as the Turtle Island, is located off the coast of Yilan County and is a famous spot for whale watching and dolphin watching in Yilan. As the name suggests, the Turtle Island is a small volcanic island that is shaped like a giant turtle out at sea. The island is not only one of the third largest fishing grounds of Taiwan but its Kuroshio Current brings amazing dolphins and whales to the surrounding area.
A dolphin and whale watching trip to the Turtle Island starts at the Wushih Harbor. Visitors may take the train and get off at Toucheng Station. From there, buses by Kuo-kuang Motor Transport can take you directly to the Wushih Harbor. If buses are not available, a [Read more…]