Dulan Low Carbon Camping Trip

The soil in Taitung seems to have some magical draw, this drawing force is especially strong in the town of Binhai in Dulan. Sandwiched between Dulan Mountain and facing the Pacific, Dulan has the best of both views and is home to a unique tribe. Dulan’s charm attracts foreigners worldwide to settle in this area. Additionally, you can find delicacies from a large variety of food cultures here. Want to get closer to this wondrous land? In this article, we will recommend a practical way to tour the area. Visitors will travel through Dulan Town on electric scooters, camp by the Dulan beach, and enjoy local aboriginal food.

Charging stations for the Electric Scooters: Fushan Fish Preservation Area, Dulan Sugar Factory (coin-operated)

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1st Stop: Sintung Sugar Factory Culture Park

Over the past two decades, Dulan has transformed from a seaside Amis village to the cultural treasure trove it is today. Many artists have relocated to Dulan with their love and passion for this land, the ocean, and the people. The result is a unique local artistic gathering. The Sintung Sugar Factory Cultural Park used to be a privately owned brown sugar factory. The factory was transformed into an artistic cultural park by a group of artists. They kept the original wooden dorms, factory, flag tower, and other unique structures. The venue can be used as an exhibition stage and has become a popular gathering location for art and culture lovers. There is a coffee shop, aboriginal cultural hall, and cool doodles and paintings all around the park. Enjoy a nice weekend here with a cup of coffee and a nice stroll through the creative marketplace. (Photo Credit:IG@h_enryyy

  • Address: No. 61 Dulan Village, Hedong Township, Taitung County
  • Opening Time: 10:00–17:00 (Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Suggested visit time: 3 hours
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2nd Stop: Dulan Seaside Park

Escape the concrete jungle and visit Taitung’s shorelines. Let the deep ocean blue wash away all your troubles and give you a sense of vacation. You’ll feel as though you’ve been transported through a blue portal to a new relaxing life. If you want to find yourself surrounded by the Taitung blue in Dulan, you must not miss the Dulan Seaside Park. While the location may be a little out of the way, the breathtaking blue skies and waters have made it a popular Insta-worthy location. The Dulan Seaside Park used to be a used soil dump site. The government cleaned the site up and made it a beautiful ocean viewing platform. The park is spacious and it has an unobstructed view of the stunning Pacific. There’s even a wooden swing and heart-shaped installation artwork. Swing lazily and enjoy the amazing ocean view. Please note, The park does not have shaded areas, remember to use sunscreen or take other sun-protective measures, and stay hydrated to avoid heat strokes. (Photo Credit:IG@ying___0504

  • Address: Provincial Highway 11, Hedong Township, Taitung County (Turn into the alley across from the Dulan Police Station)
  • Suggested visit time: half an hour
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3rd Stop: Dalian Tribal House

Are you looking to experience the natural and cultural beauty of Dulan? You have to slow your pace down and make sure not to miss out on the local aboriginal delicacies. The Dalian Tribal House located along the coast of Dulan will leave a lasting impression on you using a scrumptious array of aboriginal specialty meals. Dalian means pagoda or resting place. This is a place of meeting for the Amis people. Dalian Tribal House is the bridge that links the tribal people and visitors, allowing them to learn and experience the tribe’s food and culture. The outdoor dining area is shaded by straw and the tables and chairs are made from driftwood. The building style is unique and you will find wisdom in the building techniques used. Guests can view the vast ocean view from close up while enjoying their meals in the cool ocean breeze. The meals are also surprisingly delicious. You can taste aboriginal dishes such as roasted boar, fried wild greens, tribal sticky rice among others. All ingredients are grown locally, taken from the forests and ocean, and will be sure to make you want to come back for more. (Photo Credit:IG@weiwei_31321011

  • Address: at the 144 km point on Provincial Highway 11, Hedong Township, Taitung County
  • Phone: 0912-749036
  • Opening Time: 11:00-19:00 (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Suggested visit time: 2 hours

4th Stop: Moonlight Inn

Driving up to Dulan, you’ll arrive at the Moonlight Inn roughly after 15 minutes. This location used to be the Dulan Forest Administration Center and the Teacher’s Recreational Center. The Moonlight Inn transformed the space into a cafe that is owned and run by the Tourism Bureau’s East Coast National Scenic Area. The two-story-tall structure is a classic Japanese wooden structure. The first floor is used to host art exhibitions and musical performances while the beautiful original set of the movie The Moon Also Rises has been kept on the second floor. You will find that the Moonlight Inn is in a quiet and undisturbed area where you can look over Dulan Township and take in the entire east coast ocean view. Enjoy some snacks and a beverage here to experience a worry-free, relaxed afternoon. (Photo Credit:IG@ markchun18

  • Address: No. 20, Neighborhood 46, Hedong Township, Taitung County
  • Opening Time: 11:00-19:00 (Closed on Sundays and Wednesdays)
  • Suggested visit time: 2 hours

Black-boss Camping Area

Do you want to live on the Dulan Ocean Front? Besides staying at B&B’s, why not check out the Black Boss Camping Area. Fall asleep right by the ocean and spend your entire holiday immersed in the ocean environment. Black-boss Camping Area is located in a prime camping space that has an unobstructed view of the Pacific. There are camping trailers and shipping containers in shaded areas, as well as grassy fields to choose from. Welcome the rising sun in the mornings, enjoy the blue ocean views in the day, and sleep under the sparkling starlit sky at night. The camping area also has a barbeque area so that friends and family can gather together and enjoy some drinks with delicious BBQ for an unforgettable and relaxing vacation.(Photo Credit: IG@jhu0108

  • Address: Dulan Seaside Park, Hedong Township, Taitung County
  • Phone: 0932-723-706