The Gaomei Wetlands is an excellent location for bird-watching. Migratory birds can be seen throughout various seasons. It’s a top shelf location for biological research purposes or simply leisure bird watching. The breath taking scenery during the sunset is truly a must see while visiting Taichung. When you take off your shoes and soak your feet in the wetland, it is a natural relaxing sensation. With windmills on the background, the extraordinary wetland scenery and the sunset, Gaomei Wetlands is a hot spot for photo shooting. For movies, music video, photos for magazines, this place is known for killing a lot of films or nowadays taking up a lot of memory space.
A biking route is organized along the wetland, connecting to the port and the biking trails in Houli. Gaomei Wetlands is a popular scenic spot among bikers in Taichung. Gaomei Wetlands is definitely one of the must visit in Taichung. Make sure you stop by the near Wuci Harbour for the fresh seafood after Gaomei Wetlands, it will make a mind and stomach fulfilling afternoon.
Nat'l Hwy 3 → Exit at the Taichung Port (Zhonggang) Interchange → Freeway 4 → Qingshui End Interchange → Prov. Hwy 17 → Gaomei Rd.
Take Train to Qingshui Railway Station, then take Jeya Bus to Gaomei and get off at the last stop, and walk 5 minutes to the wetland