Taipei Shore Excursion : Sea to Sky - Northeast Coast and Shifen (十分) (Private Tour)

Enjoy a day outdoors at the rocky shores and sandy beaches of Taiwan’s gorgeous Northeast Coastline! This tour is a treat for those with a love for outdoor adventures and seascape photography. At the town of Pingxi our guests may be able to witness the famous Pingxi Lantern Festival!


Family Fun

Taiwan outdoor tour


Hands-on Activities


Nature’s Classroom – Nanya the Rocky Shore

Rock climbing and fishing are two extremely popular activities to undertake on Taiwan’s Northeast coastline, and our tours of the coast cater specifically to those outdoor adventure loving types whose idea of a great day involved both rock climbing and photographing beautiful seascapes.

Back to the Old Times – Visit a Railway Old Town

Set by Shifen Railway Station, Shifen Old Street is filled with sky lantern and souvenir shops on both sides of the railway. Although Shifen Old Street is now a popular slight, the old street still keeps its nostalgic, relaxing ambiance, where local residents sometimes sit in front of their houses chatting.

Taiwanese Niagara Falls – Shifen Waterfalls

Shifen has the best waterfall in Northern Taiwan, sometimes referred to as “Taiwanese Niagara Falls”. Want to decide whether or not the name is justified for yourself? Come on down to Pingxi and check it out for yourself!

Let’s Make a Wish – Sky Lantern

Make a wish, write it on the lantern and let it fly. The sky lantern festival has long been used for people to pray for their wishes. During the Lantern Festival, around February and March each year, lanterns cover the entire sky of Pingxi. If you’re an artist, writer, or photographer, we highly recommend you see this festival for yourself.


08 : 00 Pick you up at Keelung Port
* Please note that the pick-up time could be adjusted according to the arrival time of your cruise.
09 : 00 Nature’s classroom – Nanya the Rocky Shore
11 : 00 Visit an old town of railway
12 : 00 Lunch
13 : 00 Shifen Waterfalls
14 : 00 Make a wish with Sky Lantern
16 : 00 Drop you off at Keelung Port

Tour Details

Minimum Numbers

1 person


Departs on everyday

Meeting point

At Keelung Port. Please note that the meeting time could be adjusted according to the arrival time of your cruise.

When to book

Book 5 days in advance

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes


Price per person

The price will change according to the number of people. The infant below 1-year-old is free of charge.

Person(s)--Price per person
 1   370 USD
 2   200 USD
 3   140 USD
 4   120 USD
 5   100 USD
 6   90 USD

Infant (0 to 1 years old)

Free of charge. (Please note there must be at least one adult accompanying the tour with infant.)



Well, you already have your lovely room on the cruise


Please enjoy your big breakfast (or brunch) before you get off the cruise, so you don’t need meals during the tour (To grab the time to let you visit as many places as possible).
However, there are many local snacks at both Jiufen Old Street and Keelung Miaokou Foot Market, Make sure you exchange some Taiwanese currency if you would like to buy some and give them a try.


Sky Lantern (one for 2-4 people)

Tour Guide

A great English/Chinese -speaking guide


Private van (if 6-7 pax) with driver-guide or
medium bus (if 8-16 pax) with 1 tour guide and 1 driver


Travel insurance and of course, memories that money can't buy!
Please note that tips for your tour guide are NOT included.

From 90 USD per person

Don’t just take our word for it. Read what our previous clients have to say about us!

Shirley C
Shirley C
An unforgettable day trip with Topology
This is the first time I've booked the tour with Topology, the experience with them was fantastic! Penny who has communicated with me from beginning to the end, she is very responsive with all the questions I had or requested, and well informed about tour guide's info and pickup time. Fun time seems to pass by quickly, Spencer surely made our trip so memorable, we will always remember him and hopefully one day we will meet up again. =)
Angelina C
Angelina C
Amazing trip and amazing guide
It was a very interesting trip. We knew unique places and very beautiful views. I recommend it and thank our guide Mr. Clint Liang for his help and kindness. It was very important that he knew the area so well.
Excellent agency, wonderful tour guide
We were a family of 13 that did 2 private day tours and airport transfers with Topology. Peter was excellent with all communications from the beginning. Airy was a wonderful bilingual guide thar really made us feel at home. The kids in our group also warmed up to her quickly. The included lunches were sumptuous and extensive. They are a little pricey but well worth every penny.
Week in Taiwan
We had an amazing time in Taiwan! Allen from Topology was responsive throughout the planning stages. We have a child with many food allergies and requested an English-speaking guide to accompany us for the entire trip. We could not have been happier with Spencer! We spent 7 days with him touring Taipei, Jiufen, Yehliu National Park, Kaoshiung, and Kenting National Park. He kept that pace quick for the kids and most of our free time was spent exploring different markets sampling street food. Spencer kept my son safe during the entire trip, and by the end he was like a part of the family.
8 day private tour of Taiwan
Our 8 day private tour of Taiwan included Taipei, Jiufen, Shifen, Taroko, Sun Moon, & Taichung. Both our consultant, Vivi, & our driver, Henry, were excellent. We felt well taken care of from beginning to end. Henry was especially accommodating to our changing needs and requests. He was punctual, patient and attentive to our interests, even suggesting extra stops that may appeal to us & taking pictures for us. Despite some minor stomach issues at the first half of the trip (we were not able to eat some of the planned dinners), we still got to see many scenes & sites that surprised us: Taroko gorge was stunning; releasing sky lanterns was fun; the local wet market was lively; the oyster/clam digging area looked like a wet sand desert complete with a windy sand storm. Over all, everything went smoothly, and our group of 4 adults + 1 child, enjoyed our trip immensely. Thank you

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