Xiaoyeliu (Jialulan)

Located at the 159-kilometer mark near the southern end of the East Coast National Scenic Area, Xiaoyeliu (Little Yeliu) offers a rich variety of fascinating rock formations similar to those found at Yeliu on Taiwan's North Shore. Unlike the rest of the Philippine Plate that determines the geology of this area, the rock of Xiaoyeliu is sandstone. This prompts geologists to believe that it originated somewhere else. You should first study the detailed explanations of the geological displays in the Visitor Center before going to the seashore and examining the tofu rock, honeycomb rock, fungus rock, and other strange ormations there. On clear days, you can easily see Green Island from the shore at Xiaoyeliu.

Xiaoyeliu Visitor Center
Situated at the main entrance to the Xiaoyeliu Scenic Area, the Xiaoyeliu Visitor Center features a geology exhibition hall with many carefully-designed models and rock samples introducing the geological features of Siaoyeliou and the Coastal Range. This is a good place to get orientated before heading out on tours of this area.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-89-281-136
Address:
No. 500, Songjiang Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County (Xiaoyeliu Visitor Center)
Longitude/Latitude:
121.194866/22.795422
Web:
http://www.eastcoast-nsa.gov.tw/en-us/Attractions/Detail/79
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 5 → Exit at the Su'ao Interchange → Prov. Hwy 9 → Prov. Hwy 11

Public:

TRA Taitung Station → Dingdong Bus (bound for Jingpu,Chenggong, Taiyuan) to Xiaoyeliu stop.

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