YiLan River Canoe

YiLan River Canoe offered different guided river trips on the DongShan River.

DongShan River is located in YiLan County, in the Northeast of Taiwan.  It takes about 1 hour drive from Taipei to Yilan by car or bus.  You can also take the train to Luodong station or Dongshan station.

The total length of DongShan River is 24 kilometers, there is 12km on the mountain and 12km on the YiLan plain.  According to the gentle terrain of YiLan plain and the high quantity of rainfall during monsoon season.  There is a plenty of water in this area!

 

The average yearly rainfall is between 2000mm to 2500mm.  That is why DongShan River was famous by flood.  There is an old slang , “If there is no flood during 3 years, even pigs can carry golden earring”.  The local government started to do some water control structure since 60 years ago, now it’s the most famous recreational river in Taiwan.  There are some scenic site along the river, and often held boating competition every year.

 

YiLan River Canoe is the first registered canoe company on DongShan River.  Our guide are qualified lifeguard, and can introduce environmental experience, local stories to you.

 

We offered two trips ideally for beginners and families.

Estuary Trip

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Duration: 2~2.5hr

Distance: 4km (round trip)

Difficulty:

Suitable for all levels of paddler

Tour Dates:

Mostly weekend

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Price:

NT$1200 per paddler ,

NT $600 per passenger

Each canoe can take 2 adult paddler and

2 children (or 1 adult ) passenger

Group Size:

Minimum 3+ canoe

 

Included

  • Qualified lifeguard as your river guide

  • Safety and canoe equipment

  • One waterproof bag per canoe

  • $3000000 public liability insurance

  • Basic paddling instruction.

Beginner Trip

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Duration: 1hr

Distance: 300m

Difficulty:

Suitable for all levels of paddler

Tour Dates:

Mostly weekend

(pls check booking form)

Price:

NT $600 per paddler ,

NT $300 per passenger.

Each canoe can take 2 adult paddler and 2 children (or 1 adult ) passenger

Group Size:

Minimum 2+ canoe

 

Included

  • Qualified lifeguard as your river guide

  • Safety and canoe equipment

  • One waterproof bag per canoe

  • $3000000 public liability insurance

  • Basic paddling instruction.

cancellation policy

  • 100% refund If cancel before 7 calendar days

  • 70% refund If cancel before 3-7 calendar days

  • No refund If cancel before 0-3 calendar days

  • No refund if you are late and the trip already departure.

  • 100% refund if we cancel before the trip according to the weather condition

  • No refund if we need to end up the trip earlier because sudden bad weather condition

 

Note

  • We will send you the payment notice when we get your booking form

  • The trip will be canceled if the application less than 3 canoes

What to bring

  • sun hat

  • sun glasses

  • sun screen

  • bug spray

  • drinking water 

  • safe shoes to walk in water

  • camera (in a ziplock bag)

  • rain gear 

  • dry clothes and towel