Destination guide

Beautiful Kaohsiung will entice you

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kaohsiung

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

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Kaohsiung

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Kaohsiung

Fly into Kaohsiung (KHH-Kaohsiung Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. 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 traveling 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.

Where to stay around Kaohsiung City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 19 vacation rentals near Kaohsiung City. From 5 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kaohsiung City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Shou Shan Zoo: 18 vacation rentals
  • Jing Yuan Farm and Leisure: 18 vacation rentals
  • Kaohsiung City Centre: 15 vacation rentals
  • Kaotan: 18 vacation rentals
  • Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH): 18 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kaohsiung City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Kaohsiung City?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Kaohsiung City are:

  • Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH): 18 vacation rentals
  • Tainan Airport (TNN): 55 vacation rentals
  • Pingtung South Airport (PIF): 18 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kaohsiung City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Kaohsiung City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Shou Shan Zoo: 18 rentals
  • Jing Yuan Farm and Leisure: 18 rentals
  • Soaring Dragon Fish Statue: 18 rentals
  • Kaohsiung City Music Hall: 18 rentals
  • Zuoying Station: 18 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.