First African safari resort in Asia opens in Taiwan


Asia’s only African safari resort has opened in Hsinchu County to offer visitors a unique African experience in north west Taiwan. The Leofoo Resort Guanshi boasts African-themed rooms and the opportunity for guests to get up close and personal with a variety of wild animals.

The Leofoo Resort Guanshi has a total of 164 rooms that can accommodate two-six people. All rooms have been decorated in the style of an African hunting lodge and feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed views of free-roaming African animals, including giraffes, zebras, rhinoceros, ostriches and ring-tailed lemurs amongst others.

Guests can also enjoy organised tours to the nearby Leofoo Village Theme Park, as well as to the surrounding natural environment and local cultural sites in Hsinchu County. Prices start from NT$6,800 (approximately 140 GBP) per night based on double occupancy.