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Qinyu Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266002, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 May 2008

Small Qingdao Island and the 1 mile walk over to the public beaches is the "E" ticket of Qingdao. The views are equal to Laguna Beach in Southern California. Frankly, for about an hour, I forgot that I was in China. The area is clean,...More

4  Thank Mitch1959
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

We first went to the Navy museum. Once we left this museum we walked to Xiao Qingdao. Right now (July 2013) you need to walk back to the main street, turn right and right again to find your way to the dam connecting mainland with...More

3  Thank Markus665802
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

So, I wanted to walk to the island because I am alone and don't have access to a vehicle. I walked for a long distance to get to the entrance to be turned away. They stated no walking to the island.

2  Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It's really tiny, so walk around a few times, sit on a bench and enjoy the view. Not a must, but fun.

Thank Prof Z
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking around this little island, enjoying the quietness (not many people there) and with the waves splashing onto the rocks and getting the smell of the ocean. I am not sure if there are always "swells" or waves, though. I was disappointed...More

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Small island attached to the mainland by a causeway. To walk over the causeway there is a small fee of ¥10 per person. The island as its name implies is pretty small and you can circumnavigate it in 10 minutes. There is a lighthouse on...More

3  Thank Jadamros
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely walk across the causeway and around the island. Well worth the very small entrance fee and great views across the harbour.

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This tiny island a ways in the distance from the Zhanqiao Island is the pearl of the east for me because it was small but exquisite. Unlike the Sun Island in Harbin, this is on the ocean, on the yellow sea man! You can see...More

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 27 May 2016

During the summer, you have to pay, but we went in the winter and it was free. It's a pretty nice view of the rest of Qingdao, and there's a couple cool things on the island, but not much.

Thank Ambrose L
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We hired a van for RMB400 a day so the drive to the island was super easy n right to the parking lot n entrance. The small qingdao island requires an entry fee of RMB10...which was reasonable. From the car park . ..we walked around...More

Thank siaw_ming
Reviewed 18 November 2015

You can get here from the 1st beach. Along the way there are a few good seafood and coffee shop. From here you can view the beach area of qingdao. There is a lighthouse on the island.

Thank t16mytm
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I woke up early in the morning and I walked from my hotel near Huiquan Park to this attraction. It is free admission if you visit the attraction before 8 am. After that hour, there is a charge of RMB10. The way the mainland is...More

3  Thank soh_kien_peng
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