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Sanxiantai

Situated at the 111-kilometer mark on the coastal highway, Sanxiantai consists of a headland facing a small island in the sea. The three huge rocks that make up the island's most prominent feature have given rise to a local legend that three of China's Eight Immortals once landed there; hence the name of the island, which means "terrace of the three immortals." The island was once connected to the headland by a neck of land which has been eroded away; it is now connected by a red, scalloped footbridge, and the island has a network of footpaths for viewing its geological features such as potholes and sea-eroded caves and trenches, as well as rare coastal vegetation. The island is surrounded by coral reefs and a multitude of tropical fish, making this an ideal spot for skin diving.

Sanxiantai Visitor Center
Sanxiantai is one of the most popular scenic spots in East Coast. You can find out more about these natural wonders and ecology of this area before departing on your tour from the Sanxiantai Visitor Center.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-89-854-097
Address:
No. 74, Jihui Rd., Sanxian Village, Chenggong Township, Taitung County
Longitude/Latitude:
121.408174/23.123274
Web:
Sanxiantai Links
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 5 → Exit at the Su-ao Interchange → Prov. Hwy 9 → Prov. Hwy 11

Public:

Air:
From Taipei International Airport fly to Taitung on UNI AIR or Mandarin Airlines.
Taitung Airport

Train:

  1. TRA Hualien Station → Hualien Bus (bound for Taitung, Chenggong) to Sanxiantai stop.
  2. TRA Taitung Station → Dingdong Bus (bound for Jingpu) to Sanxiantai stop.