DeenGorge Maolin
No.138, Maolin Village, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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DeenGorge is an Ecological Guesthouse

Deen means been blessed by Ancestral spirits of the Rukai.
Native Taiwanese have different culture from chinese which is very attractive and deep.Maolin combines several tribes of the Rukai.

And this mountain is famous of Purple butterfly valley. Staying here, you can see unique purple butterfly flying around you easily。To see purple butterfly is during November to march and the best timing is December to January.
In Summer, waterfall and fresh air give you a break, get away form the city.

Our no-menu cuisine is also famous that prepared by host's mother ; using the fresh ingredients that day to present the Rukai food.
We also have local home made coffee which gives you a sense of enjoying subtropical treasure.

Want to see a different part of Taiwan? Please do come to stay with us!!!

To respect all the residents in this area, we have curfew that any activities should be finished before 10:30pm.

Maolin District is a rural district of Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. The height ranges from 230 meters to 2700 meters above sea level, with a hot tropical and humid weather. The main population of Maolin district is the Rukai population or the Taiwanese aborigines. Maolin is well suited for tourism due to its unique scenery and ecology. In 2001 December, it is officially made the Maolin National Park of Taiwan.

#Please don't make a fire and protect our belongings.

1. There are not much choices of restaurants in Maolin area, we strongly suggest you have lunch/dinner at ( Deen Gorge)
Fare: NTW250/Person/Meal

2. Please book your meal once your reservation has been confirmed, if you have anything could not eat, please also let us know in advance for avoid inconvenience.


  • Bicycle Parking 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Cafe 
  • Ceiling Fan 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hairdryers 
  • Meals available 
  • Outdoor Terrace 
  • Restaurant 


From Kaohsiung:
By public transportation:
Take train from Kaohsiung train station to Pintong(屏東) then take 屏東客運 to 大津(Da Jin),take taxi from Da Jin to Deen Gorge charges 400NT for 4 people.

By car : Take Hwy 27 to Maolin Valley. Enter Maolin Valley and go thru Maolin village to the 2nd small village about 7km from the valley entrance. Turn right at a campsite sign (also DeenGorge in Chinese). The road will go down to the river. Currently there is a temporary bridge that might washout during the summer but a permanent bridge is expected to be built in 2012. The waterfall will be located on the main road. The DeenGorge Guesthouse is on the left shortly after the waterfall.