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Travel Guide of Hualien City in Taiwan by Influencers and Travelers

Hualien City is a county-administered city and the county seat of Hualien County, Taiwan. It is located on the east coast of Taiwan on the Pacific Ocean, and has a population of 106,368 inhabitants.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Hualien City


1 - Hualien

Hualien is a railway station in Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways Administration. It is the terminal station of North-link line and the starting station of Taitung line.

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2 - No. 168

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3 - Shore Excursions in Hualien

   8 km away

Enjoy a one-day 【Private Tour】exploring the majestic mountains of Taroko National Park with an experienced local guide. You will explore the magnificent Qingshui Cliff, trekking in Shakadang trail along the crystal clear river, visiting the Eternal Spring Shrine ,strolling the most stunning spot Swallow Grotto and learning interesting stories from your knowledgeable private tour guide. After enjoying the local aboriginal cuisine, you’ll continue exploring Taroko. You will stop at Cimu Bridge and appreciate the most amazing view in the park, walking in Nine Turns Tunnel to see Liwu River has cut deep into the marble, carving out sheer cliffs that tower overhead. Finally, tour ends at Qixingtan, a pebble beach that is considered the most iconic spot in Hualien. This is a flexible and private trip suitable for every age. ●Tour is very flexible and the itinerary can be adjusted according to your preference. ●Please note our pick up and drop off location is in Hualien city.

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4 - Hualien Fishing Harbor

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5 - Yuewangting

   23 km away
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6 - Kayaking Tours in Hualien

   8 km away

Get the most spectacular views of the Qingshui Cliff from the water on a sunrise kayak tour from Hualien—a must-do for outdoor enthusiasts. Exploring at sunrise means you’ll see the Taroko Gorge National Park at its most magical, while paddling with a guide means you won’t have to worry about getting lost.

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7 - 小清水休憩区

   24 km away
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8 - Taroko National Park

   26 km away

Taroko National Park is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan and was named after the Taroko Gorge, the landmark gorge of the park carved by the Liwu River.

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9 - Stand Up Paddleboarding in Hualien

   8 km away

Departure with 2 people, full refund cancellation will be given if insufficient number of participants. -- On the less travel coastal highway from Hualien to Taitung, lies the magnificent seaside mountain ranges. Let the locals bring you on a road trip to all the scenic spots, and experience the SUP at a beautiful secret spot. SUP (Standup Paddleboarding) is a popular water sport in Taiwan, combining the best of surfing and kayaking. Come tryout the unique experience of both, redefining traditions at an exclusive scenic location! There are numerous scenic places along the coastline that was less known by people, travel with us, to discover the prestige forests, walk the sandy beaches, chasing a wonderful times between the waves.

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10 - Hehuanshan

   40 km away

Mount Hehuan is a 3,416-metre-high mountain in Central Taiwan. The peak lies on the borders of Nantou and Hualien counties and is located within Taroko National Park. Hehuanshan is a popular destination in central Taiwan.

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11 - Qingjing Farm

   46 km away

The Qingjing Farm, also known as Cingjing Farm, is a tourist attraction farm in Ren'ai Township, Nantou County, Taiwan.

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12 - Climbing in Hualien

   8 km away

Generally, tracing the river is an activity for young people. We designed a simple tracing for parents and children. In addition to soaking your feet in the cool water, you can enjoy a meal while watching the beautiful waterfalls, watching children playing in the water, or going up the stream with the children. This will definitely be The best travel memory.

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13 - Mountain Bike Tours in Hualien

   8 km away

For knights who love cycling, mountains are a kind of spirit, and riding a mountain is a self-realization. "Taiwan Bicycle Mountaineering King" is from the Pacific Coast of Hualien Qixingtan, through the towering deep mountain valley of Taroko, and directly to the highest point of Taiwan Highway - Hehuan Mountain Wuling, with an altitude difference of 3,275 meters and a total length of 105 kilometers. It is a rare route in the world that travels through the canyon to the top of the mountain and climbs to the top of the mountain through a variety of different climatic zones and winding curves. This epic, breathtaking and radiant course, is a complete and pure hero. I would like to recommend my friends who want to experience the beauty of Taiwan and Hualien: this is definitely a bicycle route that will make you stunned and will visit this life! The starting point of the riding route starts from Huaxing Lotus Pacific Qixingtan, via Taroko Bridge→Taiwan 8→Tianxiang→Xibao→New Poplar→Bilu Shenmu→Guanyuan→Dayuling→Taiwan 14 Line→Hehuan Mountain Wuling It has a total length of 105 kilometers and a climbing height of 3,275 meters. The most suitable way to explore such a magnificent canyon is to ride a bicycle. This event is caring for a nanny car and providing a comfortable and comfortable bicycle for passengers to ride. After the challenge is successful, the babysitter will return to Hualien. Urban area.

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Why should you visit Hualien City ?

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The city of Hualien is a must for tourists 

A city that allows you to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Ocean,

Hualien is a beautiful city on the east coast of Taiwan that rivals some of the best cities in Taiwan.

Located between the Pacific Ocean and the central mountain range.
Hualien has been recognized many times as one of the most pleasant cities in Taiwan.

Hualien has a tropical climate with many variations throughout the year. 

Hualien is the largest county in Taiwan, with an area of 4,628 square kilometers and a population of 350,000.
With its towering peaks, azure skies and vast seas, Hualien has become one of Taiwan's top tourist destinations for domestic and international tourists. 

With all its natural beauty, most of Hualien is a national scenic area.

 You can enjoy the impressive gorges of Taroko National Park,and the magnificence of Yushan National Park,
Everywhere in Hualien, nature is present and well preserved.

Don't hesitate and come visit the beauty of Hualien

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Hualien City

How do I get from Taipei to Hualien City ?

Take the shuttle bus to Taipei Central Station, then take the train to Hualien. 

The best time to go to Hualien is between March and May. 

The average temperature is 22°C, 

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