Hot Cruise Destination: Hualien

20 Oct 2017

Located on Taiwan’s mountainous east coast, Hualien is considered one of the most pleasant places in Taiwan. With it’s stunning scenery and coastline, Hualien is a must-see destination when considering a cruise in Asia.

There are nine national parks in Taiwan and Hualien County has two of them. Taroko National Park, and Fuyuan National Forest. Taroko National Park is named after the stunning Taroko gorge which runs through the National Park carved by the Liwu River. There are 144 species of birds living in the park. The Eternal Spring Shrine is a must-see sight when visiting the area. A spectacular waterfall runs underneath the shrine. It commemorates the memory of 212 veterans who died while constructing the highway in the late 50s.

Popular for its beautiful natural landscape, Quxingtan Beach is located in a half moon-liked shape gulf and attracts thousands of tourists every year. Hualien is perfect for adventure-seekers or those who love the outdoors. There’s lots of amazing hiking trails and cycling routes to explore the amazing scenery. Qingshui Cliff runs along the Hualien County coastline for 21 kilometres and is an average of 800 metres above sea level.

Several cruise lines visit Hualian, including Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, and Holland America Line. Call our friendly sales team on 0800 368 9059 to visit Hualien for yourself and discover its beauty.