Yehliu Geopark, New Taipei, Taiwan

If you love natural wonders,  you must definitely not miss this place if you want to visit Taiwan. Known as Yehliu Geopark or Yehliu Promontory by geologist, it is situated in the northern hemisphere of Wanli, New Taipei, Taiwan. It’s a two hours ride from Taipei City.

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It was quite a long way for us since we’re coming from Zhunan. It took us more than 3 hours of ride. Train is the most accessible way to reach Keelung, which is the last station in the north. From Keelung,  we ride at the bus 790 going to Yehliu. The bus waiting area is just in front of the Family Mart, just a few blocks away from the train station. Prepare NT$30 for the bus fare.

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If you want to enjoy the most of your time here, I suggest you must travel as early as possible. Don’t visit here during rainy or winter season. For me, summer is the best time to go here, so you can capture and enjoy a clear blue sky and ocean.

The entrance fee is just NT$80 for adults. There is also dolphin show if you want an extra entertainment but I don’t know how much is the ticket.

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Street signs inside the geopark as guide to the visitors.

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The Queen’s Head – One of the most significant rock formations. This one is just a replica of the real rock near the entrance.

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This is the original The Queen’s Head rock. I wasn’t able to get a good shot because of the long queue and we have no more time.

The southern part of Yehliu

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Mushroom and ginger rock formations

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The northern part of the Yehliu Cape

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The Yehliu Coast side

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The bridge

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On the northern side of the Yehliu cape, you can go trekking up the mountain of the northern part. You can get a good view of the entire Yehliu Geopark up there. It’s a long way of stairs up to the top but it’s worth the sweat and energy.

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The view near the top of the northern cape of Yehliu
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