Taiwan to Lanyu info
By Ferry : Round trip adult NT$2300 / Children & elders NT$1200
(1) Please go to Taitung Fugang Harbor or Kenting Houbihu Harbor to take ferries to Lanyu.
(2) There's two ferry companies Green Star / Golden Star runs the ferries to Lanyu.
(3) Please do make a reservation for your ferry tickets.
(4) We recommend to book your tickets via here. Please send them private message to make a reservation. There's English speaker staff to assist you.
By plane：One way NT$ 1489 / Return NT$2960
Due to the limits of the island. There's only 19-seat small airplane to and fro Taitung Airport and Lanyu Airport. Since flights are oftentimes full; please make reservation in advance and arrive in the airport 30 minutes before the takeoff. Airline : Daily Air +886-7-8014711 (08:00 ~17:00)
For more details information about travel around Taiwan & Lanyu, please visit Taitung County Goverment official webstie : https://tour.taitung.gov.tw/en/Traffic/Island
Travel around the island
How To GET Our Hostel?
There's no many public transportation methods available in the island. We recommend you to rent a scooter or car to make your trip more freely.
By Round island bus: There's 4 shift of buses travel around the island. Please see the timetable here.
Scooter / Car rental | Book here
There's multiple rental company near harbor, you can also designate to rent it from airport. Our cooperated rental company is "佳佳租車 Chia Chia Rental service "(See the image below) , they will help customers to deliver luggages to hostel. so that travelers can start traveling around immediately.
Scooter: NT$500/ per 24 hrs
Car : NT$2000 - 2500 / per 24 hrs
*Please note that gas fee are not included in the above rental fee.
To book a car/ scooter , please make sure you have a driving license and let us know your flight or ferry time. There's no deposit needed to make a booking, you can pay it when you arrive.
Walking or Hitchhike
It's around 3.5hrs walk (14km) from Lanyu Kai Yuan Harbor / Lanyu Airport to DAD's Backpackers. People in Lanyu are friendly, you can also choose to get here by walking or try to hitchhike to get here!
When you arrive Dongqing Village (東清部落）, congrats! it's almost here!
Follow the arrow of the below map, you shall soon see our sign board.