East Coast National Scenic Area

Four million years ago, the Philippine Sea plate and Eurasian plate collided and formed the Penglai orogeny. This began the rise of Taiwan island from beneath the Pacific Ocean.
The Coastal Range is located between Hualien and Taitung, extending north and south just like two sharp shuttles. The composition of rock found in the Range consists of: Qimei igneous complex rock, the Crest Hill layer, the Da Gangkou layer, the Liji Hill layer and Puyuma conglomerate.

Farglory Ocean Park

The theme park was built in the style of a 19th century British pier and marine carnival. There are eight theme park rides in it is the largest theme park on Taiwan's left bank. It is the Kingdom of the Ocean. In addition to Ocean Park's amusement facilities, there are also fo…

Shuilian & Niushan

Shuilian is situated on the coastal area of Shoufeng Township in Hualien County. It is surrounded by verdant hills through which meanders the picturesque Shuilian River. To the south of Shueilian is Niushan, which is home to a rich variety of plants epitomizing the flora of the …

Baqi Gazebo

The Baqi Gazebo is located on 32 kilometer marker of Taiwan Provincial Highway 11, at a commanding vantage point rarely seen on the coastal highway. Climbing on to the viewing platform looking south, it is possible to catch sight of Jiqi Bay and Guihou headland, along with Hsins…

Shitiping

"Shitiping is a huge area of coastal terraces. Its landscapes include the developed sea terrain, wave-cut platforms, uplifted coral reefs, sea trenches and cliffs. The potholes, in particular, are one of Taiwan's Number one sites. Shitiping's coast…

Tropic of Cancer Marker

The Tropic of Cancer is located at 23.5 degrees north latitude. The Tropic of Cancer Landmark is at the 69 kilometer marker on Highway 11. Every year at noon during the summer solstice, the sun shines right into the slits on the Tropic of Cancer. At this time, tourists can exper…

Jiqi Beach Recreation Area

"Jiqi Beach has up to 3 km of soft sandy beach. In the winter when at high tide the sand is washed up and makes the beach black, but when summer comes the low tide makes it a beautiful golden beach. It is a recreational place for water activities. Some areas have been developed …