Kenting National Forest Recreation Area in Hengchun Town of Pingtung County is situated at the center of Hengchun Peninsula,the southernmost tip of Taiwan. The elevation is 300 meters above sea level and the area spans 150 hectares. Due to the tropical climate here, day-to-day temperature varies very minimally. The temperature during the hottest and coldest months is 27.8 ºC and 20.4 ºC, respectively. In winter, gusty wind sometimes blows across the mountain due to the northeast monsoon. Nevertheless, since most days throughout the year are sunny, Kenting is a wonderful place for playing in the water, snorkeling, and exploring the mountains.
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, this area consisted of innumerable undersea coral reefs. Later on, the area was covered by a thin layer of soil following crustal uplift and weathering, resulting in a peculiar, but beautiful reef landscape with limestone caves, cliffs, canyons, stalagmites, stalactites, and other geological wonders. Since the rocks have become surfaces on which plants can take root, visitors often observe giant trees winding through the rock cliffs. This natural landscape is absolutely stunning.
||201 Kenting Park Rd., Hengchun Town, Pingtung County
- Mon.~Fri.—Adults NT$100
- Weekends & Holidays—Adults NT$150
- Groups (20 or more) NT$100
- Students with student ID NT$75
- Children between 7 to 12 years old NT$75
- Children between 3 to 6 years old NT$10
- Adult over 65 years old with the R.O.C. ID NT$10
- Children between 0 to 2 years old NT$0
Last updated on:2016-06-30