Destination guide

Scenic Kaohsiung will entice you

Take a holiday to Kaohsiung and enjoy the area's art galleries, architecture and culture. Travellers to this scenic city praise the temples, shopping and festivals. Take in top local attractions such as Former British Consulate at Takao and Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kaohsiung

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kaohsiung a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier-2 Art Center (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Shou Shan Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Taroko Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Jing Yuan Farm and Leisure (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • E-DA Themepark (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Kaohsiung

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kaohsiung

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kaohsiung is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lotus Pond (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Central Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Love River (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Caishan Natural Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Shaochuantou Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Heart of Love River (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kaohsiung

Fly into Kaohsiung (KHH-Kaohsiung Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Tainan (TNN), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Kaohsiung Zuoying Station, Kaohsiung Station and Kaohsiung Fengshan Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Kaohsiung by jumping on the metro at Central Park Station, City Council Station or Love Pier Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kaohsiung City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 69 holiday lettings around Kaohsiung City. From 19 Houses to 36 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kaohsiung City?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kaohsiung City. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Caishan Natural Park: 17 holiday homes
  • Zuoying District: 15 holiday homes
  • Shoushan: 15 holiday homes
  • Yancheng District: 17 holiday homes
  • Zuoying-Jiucheng Station: 18 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kaohsiung City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kaohsiung City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kaohsiung City with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • San-k'uai-ts'o: 17 holiday lettings
  • An-chung: 18 holiday lettings
  • Tainan: 58 holiday lettings
  • Mudan: 15 holiday lettings
  • Hengchun: 15 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kaohsiung City?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kaohsiung City are:

  • Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH): 18 self catering accommodations
  • Tainan Airport (TNN): 53 self catering accommodations
  • Hengchun Airport (HCN): 15 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kaohsiung City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kaohsiung City. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Caishan Natural Park: 17 holiday rentals
  • Zuoying-Jiucheng Station: 18 holiday rentals
  • Kaohsiung Nanzi Station: 18 holiday rentals
  • Golden Lion Lake Scenic Area: 18 holiday rentals
  • Kaohsiung Main Public Library: 16 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kaohsiung City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.