The Fulong Visitor Center is right next to the Fulong Beach. It is located within a white-walled, red-tiled building along with the Northeast and Yilan National Scenic Area Administration. You can find information on the Northeast Coast’s nature, culture and scenic spots.
The men and women’s toilets beside the parking lot are especially equipped with the “occupied” lights so that no doors will be opened by accident when someone’s responding to nature’s call. In these green toilets, all transom windows are built with wavy cast iron materials that symbolize ocean waves. Winds and sunshine come through, whilst users’ privacy is kept. Even rainwater is collected to flush the toilets. In these energy and water-saving toilets, users can even listen to melodious music played through a digital broadcasting system.
1F: There are two briefing rooms, a biking experience zone, a driftwood sculpture display, a Northeast scenic spot hunting map and a service center. The big briefing room can accommodate up to 160 audience members, the 15-minute widescreen “Loving Mountains and Oceans” is screened here regularly. In the small briefing room, the 20-minute “Landscapes of the Turtle Island” and 18-minute “Wise Turtle of the North Coast” are shown. You can ask for travel tips from the service center or preview the area’s biking routes at the biking experience zone. Exhibits on the Northeast Coast’s oceanic and mountain ecologies can also be found. Don’t forget to take a picture at the postcard-photo taking machine.
Driftwood Sculpture Hall:
Taiwan was hit by Typhoons Toraji, Nari and Haiyan in a row in 2001. After the disasters, pieces of driftwood were brought to the Northeast Coast. Some were recycled at first, but others were kept because they have come from precious native Taiwanese trees. To raise people’s environmental awareness, promote local tourism and cultivate art talents, the Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Administration entrusted 22 wood sculptors from Sanyi and the Taiwan Wood-carving Association to make driftwood sculptures themed by the nature and culture of the Northeast Coast. In this way, the driftwood has also been given a new life and artistic values. To better preserve these sculptures, which are mostly made of rare Formosan cypress, camphor and Taiwan incense cedar, the Driftwood Sculpture Hall was built. Today, they symbolize the green spirit of the Northeast Coast and the artisticness of its culture.
2F: Northeast Coast Virtual Experience Zone
Fun Kingdom of Sand Sculptures: Introducing the origin and history of the Fulong International Sand Sculpture Festival, how to make sand sculptures, and sand sculpture tools. Previous festival photos and videos are also on display.
Story of Fishery Village: Introducing the Maoao stone houses and the lives of fishery village households.
Colorful Undersea World: Showcasing the colorful oceanic world of the Northeast Coast.
Railway Stroll: Highliting the Pingxi Line and the history and features of the old Pingxi Train Station.
Travel in Northeast Coast: Listing all travel info about the Golden Fulong Route of the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle. Swipe QR Code to learn more!