The originally named “She-liao island”, Hoping Island is the doorway to Keelung Harbor. Now days you can see a brand new holiday park- hoping island holiday park or Hi Park just down the end of the island.
Inside the park, one will see important terrain of marine abrasion, including marine cliff, abrasion platform and abrasion fosse as well as the famous “Tofu rock” and pedestal rock.
Apart from the spectacular terrain, the body fossil and trace fossils are considered treasures for geological studies. Be sure to take a good look at the strand plants for it is amazing that they can survive under the unfavorable conditions.
During the ebb, one can step on the abrasion platform to see the strand plants and all the different rocks and stones. Take a break to sit down on the rock to listen to the waves and enjoy the amazing gift of nature.
One of the interesting thing is outside the tourist center, you will see a “sea pool”. This sea pool connect directly to the sea that you can really enjoy a swim with safe environment. And because the hole between the pool and the sea is big enough, so when you swimming, you will be able to see fishes just down your knee.
There are also restaurant and shop stores inside the tourist center, and shower room as well. So there’s no need to worry about the stay at the
p.s Please do not go down to the marine cliff for the rock might break down at any moment.