Dujuan Canyon

Dujuan Canyon (中文版:杜鵑谷) is a slot canyon in Kaohsiung, Maolin Township. There is a path all the way down to the river, and then it's only a short hike up to the first waterfall. From the trail entrance to the first waterfall takes about 20 minutes.. There is a cave there and a small place to play in the water.

  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7

Farther up the the river there is a slot canyon and a few more small waterfalls. It only takes 15 minutes to get to the slot canyon from the first waterfall, but some climbing is required.

  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7
  • Dujuan Canyon, 2017/5/7

This river is prone to flash flooding during the rainy season. Please consult the Central Weather Bureau website before hiking up the river and stay out of the canyons when there is a chance of heavy rain

Dujuan Canyon
Kaohsiung City, Maolin District
杜鵑谷
高雄市茂林區
GPS:
Waterfall: 22.90134, 120.73205
Parking: 22.90775, 120.72584

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The information on this page is for reference only. Your safety and following all the regulations in Taiwan are your own responsibility. For each outing, pay attention to the weather and do not go into the rivers after heavy rains or when there is a chance of heavy rain. Each person needs to prepare equipment and safety gear according to the conditions and their own abilities. Always look out for slippery surfaces, unstable ground, landslides and falling rocks. Be aware of the water depth, and be extra vigilant around fast flowing water. Be cautious you will have amazing adventures. Thank you for taking all your garbage out with you.