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Laomei Green Reef

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  • Laomei Green Reef
  • Beautiful scenery of Laomei Green Reef
  • Laomei Green Reef and seagulls
  • Beautiful scene of Laomei Green Reef
  • Laomei Green Reef is cover by algae

Laomei Green Reef is located on the North Coast near the Laomei Community in Shimen District. Every April and May after the northeast monsoons die down, algae covers the neat rows of stone troughs here with a vibrant green, creating a rare and spectacular sight. As the weather warms, the seaweed gradually disappears with exposure to the sun. The algae-covered rocks are extremely slippery and dangerous. Visitors are reminded to not to walk on them.  

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)

 Nat'l Hwy 3 → Jijin Interchange → Prov. Hwy 2 → Wanli → Jinshan → Shimen → Prov. Hwy 2 (26.3 km point) → Laomei Green Reef


1. From MRT Tamsui Station, take the Tamsui Bus or Keelung Bus to Laomei stop and then walk straight to Laomei Community. 
2. Take HSR (or TRA) to Taipei Train Station, transfer to MRT Tamsui Station, transfer to Crown Northern Coast Shuttle Bus, get off at Fugui Cape Lighthouse (Laomei Green Reef) stop. Please see bus schedule on Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus Web.

Area Information

Last update time: 2019-09-18
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