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5 Things You Should Know About Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei


One of the premiere tourist spot in Taiwan, Yehliu Geopark located in Wanli District, New Taipei which has different kinds of rock formation in northern part of Taiwan. Yehliu geopark is part of the Daliao Miaocene Formation that has been shaped through the years of ocean waves, earthquakes that force the Datun Mountains change its shape.



Here are the 5 things you should know about Yehliu Geopark:


1. Home of unique rock formations



Yehliu Geopark has a lot of unique rock formations, you can find the iconic “Queens Head” which is believe a hundred years old and soon be washed out due to natural phenomena. Other roch formations are mushrooms, slippers, ice cream, candle, beehive and many more. 

2. Located at northern coast scenic areas of Taiwan



The geological park is located at northern most part of Taiwan which you can see the ocean in its most natural form, just beware of the ocean waves and windy status of the park.

3. The geopark has a 1.7km coastline



The whole Yehliu Geopark stretches for a 1700 meters (1.7kilometres) in length therefore you must allocate of time when exploring the whole area, don’t forget to go up to the highest point to have a whole view of the park and the ocean.

4. The geopark was formed by geological movements



The park and its rock formations are built by natural disasters like ocean waves, earthquakes and others, its mocement cause the mountain to form different formations in the past thousand years.

5. It houses the Yehliu Ocean World

The Yehliu Ocean World is an oceanarium located outside the geological park with ocean exhibits including sea lion and dolphin performances.

How to go to Yehliu Geopark?
From Taipei West Bust Station (near Taipei main station), ride a KuoKuang Bus going to Wanli / Yehliu. Bus stops at the main road and walk going down to through the lane going to Yehliu Geopark. Bus ride is around 60mins. 
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