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New Taipei City ─ Yeliou Scenic Area (Yeliou Geopark)
Located in New Taipei City (Taipei County) along the North Coast of Taipei, the Yeliou Geopark (formerly known as the Yeliou Scenic Area)is known for its collection of unique rock formations. Formed by decades of sea erosion and earth movement, the Yeliou Geopark presents peculiar surroundings and the beauties of nature. The 700 meters rocky coastline contains a variety of rocks and fossils in different shapes, including candles, mushroom, bean curd, beehive, kettle, mixing plate etc.
Yeliou Geopark is extremely popular among the North Coast Scenic Areas in Taiwan.The popular sceneries at Yeliou Scenic Area are the Queen’s Head, the Fairy’s Shoe, and the Candle Rock. The wave erosion effects are also well known in the Yeliou Geopark, it is the most remarkable erosion scenic spot in Taiwan. Apart from unique natural sceneries, Yeliou Geopark also features Ocean World, which is the first ocean park in Taiwan offering live sea creature performances. At the Ocean World, you are able to see performances of dolphins and sea lions. In addition, the Ocean World features a 100 meter long undersea tunnel for you to watch all sorts of marine life at your own leisure.

For more information on Yeliou Scenic Area, pleas visit http://ylgeopark.org.tw/flash_intro/YAW.html.

In order to maintain travel quality and ecological protection, the implementation of new restrictions for tour groups during peak times starts on October 1, 2012:
  • Tour group is required a minimum of 30-person (citizen, foreigner, and field trip) and up to 50-person. Tour guide pass or tour escort pass is required.
  • Period of restriction: March 1st to May 31st and October 1st to November 30th.
  • Reservation should be made at least three days in advance.
  • Tour group over 50-person or within 3 days of booking, please call during call center hours.
  • Call center hours: 9:30-11:00 and 13:30-15:00, 7 days a week.
  • Reservation via phone: +886-2-2492-8199
TravelKing
Address:

,Gandong Road,Wanli District,New Taipei City,Taiwan (R.O.C.)

scenery features:

Yelou Geopark is notable for its wide selection of distinctive rock formations formed by the decades of sea erosion. The famous sites include Queen’s Head, the Fairy’s Shoe, and the Candle Rock. The naturally formed wave erosion is also a unique scene that it can hardly be found elsewhere.

opening hours:

Open Hours: 08:00 to 17:00

service facilities:

Free Guided Tours (may be available in Chinese only)
1. Begins on 10:00, 10:30, 14:00, 14:30
2. For group over 10, under 30 guests
3. Tour service is provided under the limited staff on the spot.
Paid tour service is available for guests
(14 days reservation via phone is required)

expenditure brief:

(1) Adult: TWD80
(2) Concession: TWD40 (identification required)
Student (Students of Taiwan)
Children (6 to 11 years old)
Elders (over 65 years old citizen of Taiwan)
ISIC Students
(3) Group: TWD64 (over 30 guests)
(4) Student Group: TWD32 (over 30 guests students of Taiwan)
(5) Free of charge: (Identification required)
Children under 6 years old or under 115cm
3rd grade to 6th grade student of Wanli, Jingshan, Shimen, Sanji the first 1000 guests
Enter of passing through regarding official business
Invited guests
Physical challenged guests and an escort

For group tickets, students and adults are sold separately for discount.
Contact No.: 02-24922016

The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

Directions:
google map

By Bus:
from Taipei, Banciao, Danshui, Keelung to Jinshan direction. Take Gouguang Bus to arrive.

By Car:
Highway no.1
Get off at Jingshan/Badu Interchange
Turn left onto Provincial Highway no.2
heading Jingshan
proceed until Yeliou
(Do not enter Yeliou Tunnel)

Highway no.3
Get off at Jiking/Wanli Interchange
Turn left onto Provincial Highway no.2
heading Jingshan
proceed until Yeliou
(Do not enter Yeliou Tunnel)