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One Day Senior Travel of Liyu (Carp) Lake

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The fresh air is always refreshing, so get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and go on a Liyu (Carp) Lake tour with a difference! Enjoy the baptism of nature by riding a bicycle around Liyu Lake. The tour guide can tell you about the ecological culture of the lake. The Hualien Tourism Sugar Factory established during the Japanese era is a place where cyclists can take a rest. In addition to eating shaved ice, you can also experience DIY handicraft courses and bike around the park.

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Liyu (Carp) Pond is located in Shoufeng Township, just south of Hualian. With an area of approximately 104 hectares, it is the largest lake in this region; its size caries somewhat, however, with the amount of rainfall. The lake is encircled by a four-kilometer road that can be walked in about an hour. Popular activities include camping, picnic, and rowing on the lake. When the weather is favorable paragliders take off from Mt. Liyu just to the east of the lake, adding splashes of color to the green mountain landscape. The Liyu Pond used to have abundant carps and the area is 104 hectares. It is the largest inland freshwater lake in Hualien. In addition, the Liyu Pond is also famous for its beautiful scenery, attracting many tourists. However, due to the development of out-ring highways, the number of tourists has declined. Therefore, local people have endeavored to conserve the environment and set up resort hotels, hoping to revive tourism around the Liyu Pond. The Liyu Pond is suitable for camping and picnicking. Surrounded by mountains, the Liyu Pond is tranquil and peaceful. Tourists can sail on boats to appreciate the beauty of nature. The tour track around the lake is 4 kilometers long and tourists can either walk or ride bicycles along the track. In addition, gliders are also available here with the guidance of professional trainers.


Tour route


Liyu (Carp) Lake
Liyu (Carp) Lake
Liyu (Carp) Lake is located in Shoufeng Township, just south of Hualien. With an area of approximately 104 hectares, it is the largest lake in this re...

Accessible Toilets:11

Accessible Parking:Tanbei Parking Lot: 2 for automobiles, 3 for motorcycles & Tannan Parking Lot: 3 for automobiles, 1 for motorcycles

Wheelchair Rentals:3

Hualien Tourism Sugar Factory
Hualien Tourism Sugar Factory
In addition to its sugar products, the Hualien Tourism Sugar Factory (Guangfu Sugar Plant) is famous for producing more than 30 kinds of naturally fla...

Accessible Toilets:3

Accessible Parking:5

Wheelchair Rentals:1

Travel Information


  1. Take TRA to Hualien Station and transfer Hualien Route 303 (All buses are low-floor) to Liyu Lake Visitor Center stop.
  2. Take TRA to Hualien Station and transfer Hualien Bus 1139 (Some buses are low-floor) to Liyutang (Liyu Lake) stop.
Last update time: 2023-02-20
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