Located at the northeast coast of Xiapu County, Dayushan Island is the largest island in east Fujian. The island is about 5 kilometers from east to west and kilometers and the highest elevation of the island is 541.4 meters at the top of Hongjidong Mountain. It is an island consists of eleven islands with various sizes such as Dayushan Island, Xiaoyushan Island, Yuanyang Island and Yin Island.
On these beautiful islands, you may enjoy colorful waves, small boats under the sunlight at sunset, strange stripes on beaches, heavenly mountains and clean sky above the sea. There are two lakes of different size decorated in the beautiful East China Sea at an altitude of 200 meters and they are called "heavenly lakes in the sea".
Mountains standing around the lakes looks like a jar. That's why the island is called Yushan Island. ("Yushan" means with multiple high mountains.) The larger lake covers an area of thousands acres and visitors can go boating in the lake. And the smaller one covers an area of more than 200 acres. The larger lake is over 1,000 meters away from the smaller one. Both of them have springs that run all around the year with sweet and clean water.
1. You may get to Xiapu County in north of Fujian from Fujian City and get to Dagu Town Port from Sansha Town by bus. Then you may go from the port to Dayushan Island by ship. The cost of fast ships is RMB 23 and the cost of slow ships is RMB 15. There are only ships at weekends with fixed schedule. It takes 20 to 30 minutes to the island.
2. You may get to Qinyu Town Bus Station from Taimu Mountain Railway Station by bus and then get to Yujing Port from the bus station. You may get to Dayushan Island at the port by ship.