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11 Fujian's classic rafting places for kayaking this summer

Updated: 2018-07-04
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East China’s Number-one Rafting Route in Wuyishan

武夷山·华东第一漂

 

The route is six kilometers in length, and the entire trip takes about one and a half hours. The current is swift and there are stones blocking the way that cause rafts to sometimes bump along the riverbed. There are four to five high drops, the highest one being 2.8-meters tall. Boats must be steered carefully along the river.

 


Location:

Near the Wuyishan Scenic Area


Highlights:

* Six kilometers in total
* The highest drop is 2.8 meters
* There are four to five high drops
* It takes about 1.5 hours to complete

 

Mayang Stream Route in Changtai

长泰·马洋溪漂流

 

The Mayang stream rafting route in Changtai is eight kilometers long, with more than 60 bends and more than 70 drops. The route’s total descent is 62 meters. The first half of the trip is exciting and fast and the second half is relatively flat. Both banks of the stream are lush with trees, bamboo, birds, and flowers. The trip takes about two hours.

 

 


Location:

No. 1, Shili Village, Changtai County, Zhangzhou City

 

Highlight:
* Eight kilometers in total
* More than 60 bends and more than 70 drops
* The total descent is 62 meters
* The trip takes about two hours

 

Haxi River Route in Zhao’an

诏安·哈溪漂流

 

The Haxi River route is located in Hongxing township, Zhao' an county, Fujian province, adjacent to Wushan National Forest Park (乌山国家森林公园). The route is 5.6 kilometers in length with a total descent of 53 meters. The water is clear and amply deep. Haxi Valley features well-preserved ecology and a myriad of plant species. It’s a wonderful natural ecological scenic spot and an outdoor tourist attraction.

 

 

 

Location:
Hongxing Township, Zhao’an county, Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province


Highlights:
* 5.6 kilometers in total with a total descent of 153 meters

 

Zhimin Longmen Route in Anxi

安溪·志闽龙门漂流


The Zhimin Longmen route is located in Anxi county, Quanzhou city. The route is five kilometers long and the total descent is more than 100 meters. The rafting trip takes about 1.5 hours. The river is rugged and features fast rapids. The original flora along the Zhimin Longmen route is well preserved.

 


Location:
Zhimin Tourist Area, Longmen Town, Anxi County, Quanzhou City


Highlights:
* Five kilometers in length
* The total descent is more than 100 meters
* The trip takes about 1.5 hours

 

Fuxi Route in Longyan

龙岩·富溪漂流

 

The Fuxi route is 4.5 kilometers in length and features a major drop of more than 80 meters. The route has more than a dozen rapids that will make visitors scream in delight and excitement! In places where the river is slow, the route provides beautiful views of lush greenery along both banks. Take a rubber boat and use a wooden paddle to cross the rapids and cliffs, and the Fuxi route can be an amazing experience.

 

 

 

 

Location:
Fuxi Village, Tieshan Town, Longyan City


Highlights:
* 4.5 kilometers in total
* The highest drop is more than 80 meters
* The route features more than a dozen breathtaking rapids

 

The Hakka No. 1 rafting route in Longyan

龙岩·天下客家第一漂


The Hakka No.1 rafting route is about five kilometers in length and includes six rapids. The rafting trip takes about two hours. There are four pastoral zones, four cliff zones, three ancient trees, and a karst cave along the route.

 


Location:
Near Tingjiangyuan Longmen Scenic Area, Changyan City, Anjie Township, Changting County, Longyan city


Highlights:
* Five kilometers in total
* The trip takes about two hours

 

Dajin Lake Canyon Route in Taining

泰宁·大金湖峡谷漂流


The Dajin Lake Valley route is adjacent to the world geological park landmark Maoershan Mountain (猫儿山). The route’s total length is 5.5 kilometers, with a total descent of 230 meters. The rafting route takes about 1.5 hours.

 

 


Location:
Qianyuan village, Meikou Township, Taining County, Sanming City


Highlights:
* 5.5 kilometers in total
* The total descent is 230 meters
* The trip takes about 1.5 hours


Tianmen Mountain Route in Yongtai

永泰·天门山漂流


Tianmen Mountain is located at Gelingxiyang Village in Yongtai County, and has a reputation as a “Mineral Creek Rafting Route.” The route is more than three kilometers long, and takes about two hours to complete. The scenery on both sides is beautiful and the water is clear and clean. There are many trees on both sides of the stream that help to keep it cool in summer.

 

 


Location:
Gelingxiyang Village, Yongtai County, Fuzhou City


Highlights:
* Three kilometers in total
* The rafting route takes about two hours

 

Lefeng Chibi Route in Yongtai

永泰·乐峰赤壁漂流


The Lefeng Chibi route is located in Fuzhou’s Yongtai County. The route is only 36 kilometers away from Fuzhou City. Lefeng Chibi goes from suddenly rapid to suddenly slow. It is breathtaking but safe. There are nine drops in total; the highest drop is two meters. The scenery along the Chibi River route is said to be the most beautiful in all of Yongtai.

 

 


Location:

Yongtai County, Fuzhou City


Highlights:

* There are nine drops in total
* The tallest drop is two meters

 

Shoushan Creek Route in Jin’an

晋安·寿山溪漂流


The Shoushan Creek route is adjacent to the Shoushan Forest Waterfall Valley (寿山森林瀑谷景区) in the west, and the Xixia Reservoir artificial lake in the east. The route is only 15 kilometers away from Fuzhou City, making transportation highly convenient. The stream is tortuous, and there are three-stepped waterfalls and five-stepped waterfalls. Along the way, there are plenty of “strange rocks” — boulders that may look like animals or other objects.

 

 

 


Location:
Shoushan Township, Jin’an District, Fuzhou City


Highlights:
* Only 15 kilometers away from Fuzhou City
* Transportation is convenient
  

 

Jintang Canyon Route in Fuding   

福鼎·金塘峡谷漂流


The Jintang Canyon route is more than five kilometers long. More than three kilometers of the route provide thrilling rafting. The route’s total descent is 180 meters with a single drop of more than 40 meters.

 

 

 

Location:
Near No. 104 National Road, Tangyang Village, Guanyang Town, Fuding City, Ningde City, Fujian Province


Highlights:
* More than five kilometers in total
* Thrilling rafting for three kilometers
* The total descent is 180 meters

 

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