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Gulangyu Island

No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
+86 138 6019 6750
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US$ 73.00*
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One Day Private Walking Tour of Xiamen's Gulangyu Island
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US$ 76.81*
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Xiamen Private Day Tour of Gulangyu Island, Shuzhuang Garden, Hulishan Battery...
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Private Day Tour of Relaxed Xiamen City: Amoy Circular Road, Gulangyu Island...
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
+86 138 6019 6750
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a big island, you need to ride a 30 minute ferry to reach this island, cost 50rmb round trip. No car inside the island, if only we can borrow bicycle would be better, but not available so you can only walk. Map is available...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't tell you what the island is like because they wouldn't let us travel to it. We tried to buy tickets, they said they were sold out. Fine, but as we went to left some Chinese tourists tried to buy tickets and were sold...More

1  Thank Beinn I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this island, I enjoyed it there. It's small enough to walk around it in a day. We were there for two days and we done so much. First we went on a tour of the island in a tour bus. It took about...More

Thank rufus68121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This island was really like visiting an old European city with its narrow pathways and little shops and restaurants. You can climb to the top of the mountain, I'd recommend not doing that in the afternoon heat. It's an easy and inexpensive ferry ride to...More

Thank Gatorfan1987
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was worth the trip. After reading many reviews we were anticipating large crowds, so we left early. No queues, easy boarding onto the ferry and the Island was fairly quiet for the first hour. Fascinating place, lots of walking and great views from Sunlight...More

1  Thank JodyBAdelaide
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This jewel of a place used to be the location of many countries' consulates when Xiamen was a busy international trading port. Now it's narrow streets and charming seaside attract tourists from all over the world. It's quiet--no cars, buses, taxis. Wear comfortable walking shoes...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Originally I went there like 5 years ago but reasons going back again because was travelling with my Brother in law who hasn't been there before, we went there just after Typoon Nesta went past because it was closed for the last few days and...More

Thank CharlesEdward4576
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It is kind of a pain to visit here as a foreigner because a lot of hotels in the city only accept mainlanders and there are special consideration when buying your ticket, i.e. you leave from a different port. It is a great place though....More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Passport, ports, crowd avoidance/mitigation Bring your passport, this is required for purchasing your ferry ticket and boarding. The fare is CNY35 for a roundtrip ticket (return). There are two passenger ferry ports on the Xiamen side (3.5km distance apart), one just north of Zhongshan Pedestrian...More

3  Thank Grant K
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

It is definitely interesting to visit. Different China. Lots of shopping and walking around. Most of stores give samples. One day trip was enough for us. I'd recommend going in the winter and on a weekday. We did it in July in 34C and on...More

Thank reginka2
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Maria G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are. The foreigners port is so big, you cannot miss it. Just follow the signs.
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Cindy F
20 June 2017|
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Response from garrylin | Reviewed this property |
Gulangyu has changed so much! Not sure if the shop you mentioned is still there.
29 April 2017|
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Response from daisysgrandma |
Hello we are obviously going to be on the same cruise. I've done a little bit of digging and apparently you can buy tickets online 15 days prior to the date you want. The ferry terminal is now in or next to the... More