Hsiukuluan River Rafting

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Paddle through Hualien's wild rapids!

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  • Free Cancelation - 72 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • English / Chinese
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Raft downstream and revel in the beautiful countryside and coast
  • Choose your preferred raft type: latest self-draining boat or upturned raft
  • Have guidance from a and English-speaking professional rafter
  • Experience thrills manageable for beginners and exciting for more experienced
  • Enjoy a lunchbox meal included in your trip
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  • 27 Sep 2018
    Amazing experience. The guys are very professional and much concern on our safety. The whole journey on water was almost 3 hours and we are lucky enough to have 5 big currents. Highly recommended and best of value.

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What To Expect

The Hsiukuluan River provides some of Taiwan's best rafting, challenging participants with a range of rapids to navigate. The rapids are a reasonable level for beginners, but swift enough to provide a thrill. The varied route will have you transitioning between paddling ferociously, holding tight as you plunge down a rapid and sitting back to appreciate the spectacular scenery you're passing through. You'll journey through rocky ravines with a backdrop of impressive mountainous scenery before ending on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Take your pick of raft types for varying degrees of comfort and excitement! Run by a company with years of experience and led by a friendly professional instructor, safety is paramount—but they don't skimp on the fun!

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Experience the best river rafting in Taiwan in Hsiukuluan River with thrills that fit your level of experience
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Look out for the beautiful scenery as you plunge down the river bed
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Paddle down the river at varied difficulty, hold on tight on rocky ravines and lay back on plains
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Pick your own raft type that perfectly fits with your level
Activity Information
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Confirmation:

  • You will receive a confirmation email and instantly after booking
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Schedule:

  • Start time: 9:00am or 11:00am
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 9:00am/11:00am meet up at Hsiang Sun River Rafting Center (address: No. 216, Section 3, Zhongshan Road, Ruisui Township, Hualien County)
  • The instructors will teach you the basics of river rafting, safety measures, how to wear gear and use equipment (1 hour)
  • River rafting activity starts at Hsiukuluan River (4 hours)
  • Rest and enjoy lunch at Chimei Rest Stop (you can choose to eat lunch in-between the activity or after completing the activity)
  • 2:00pm/4:00pm reach New Changhong Bridge, end of activity
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Book your activity during the prime whale watching season which runs from April to October
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Please bring new clothes to change into after rafting
  • Kindly indicate your dietary preferences upon check out
  • This activity is not suitable for children aged 0-5 or adults aged 70+
  • People with asthma, heart disease, hypertension, epilepsy are prohibited from joining this activity
  • Please make sure that any important documents you may be carrying are wrapped in water proof material
  • Please Note: If you select a transfer service in Hualien or Ruisui city, it will take approximately 1.5 hours from hotel to Hsiang Sun River Rafting Center each way
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: Mizuho visitor center, Mizuho Township Road 216. Please see the map for more information
  • Time: 9:00am or 11:00am
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (211) 4.5
  • David 31 Oct 2018
    The tour group and activity organizers were great. It’s a great ride by coach through the mountains with drop off and pick up st the start and end. Would get more stars is this was an actual rafting adventure. Please note that a professional will not be in the boat with you, meaning your are fending for yourself. When you get to drops (there’s no more than category 2) they professionals will be in motorized rafts and will love you away or help you steer by nugding your boat. Once you team gets too tired, they just drag you down the river. The purpose is not to actually paddle as a team and make it through, its to splash each other until ppl get too tired and too cold to raft. We were in a boat with 4 other gentlemen that was only wanting to show off and then smoke cigarettes in the middle of the river. I would not recommend as this seems more like a locals adventure for Taiwan individuals only. I’m lucky I’m fluent in mandarin because no one spoke English.

    Reply from Klook

    Thank you for raising your concern to us. We sincerely regret to hear that you had unsatisfactory experience and we take your feedback extremely seriously. Your case has been noted and passed to the local operator for further improvement. Your understanding will be much appreciated.
  • Yi Wai Vera 27 Sep 2018
    Amazing experience. The guys are very professional and much concern on our safety. The whole journey on water was almost 3 hours and we are lucky enough to have 5 big currents. Highly recommended and best of value.
  • Felix 24 Aug 2018
    The weather was great and the guides were very entertaining!
  • Monika 21 Aug 2018
    Rafting on the river is fun, but there were some parts where the current was very weak. So the guides wanted to pull the rafts with a motorboat. We told them we would rather paddle and in some parts they let us.
  • VALERIE SHU YI 14 Aug 2018
    The tour is fun with the humor guides and the bus driver. They are really well explained about precautions and the safety instructions. No worries if you dropped into the water, the guides are all around with fast speedboat. Even you did not fall into the water, you will still get wet, every boat comes with a water scoop, everyone enjoys the water fight even you did not know each other under the hot sun. To complete the 21KM Ksiukuluan River, don't forget to bring along your bottle water and sunblock. Overall of the experience is good, the only things to improve is Klook or the operator should remind participants to wear long sleeves, long swimwear pants and wading shoes to protect yourself from an accident. Beside the registration counter, there is a store that you could lend or buy wading shoes for the activity with a reasonable cost.
  • Gigi 2 Aug 2018
    Peaceful rafting, not too tiring, just remember to put sunblock on exposed skin. However, there were people smoking on other rafts and that was the only downside.
  • Wai Man 2 Aug 2018
    It is a really nice half day tour in the summertime. The driver was on time and pick us up from our hotel. There was not much rain before and the river is not strong enough. But it was still fun. The lunch box is also not bad. The Taiwan rice is really tasty.
  • cheney 27 Jul 2018
    Booked with transfer at 11am. At 11am, water rafting company called and said for transfer it is 9am pick up, my record was without transfer. Too late to join the activity, they gave us another better activity but had to pay extra $50(5paxs) for transfer. Told Klook and they have refunded me.
  • Ki Cheong Caleb 27 Jul 2018
    was a really fun activity but was expecting a bit more intense drops!! but would still recommend it either way.
  • Chun Ning 9 Jul 2018
    Really nice experience! It was well organized and all the staff was friendly and professional. We enjoyed awesome senario beside the river, but it was a little pity that we didn’t bring the camera or cell phone to catch the view. Really recommend this to you!
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