Haikou Volcano Park, Haikou Volcanic Cluster Global Geopark
Location of Volcanic Park Haikou Hainan Island
Located in the west of Haikou city, about 30 minutes driving from downtown Haikou. Hainan Volcano Park is China’s first volcano-themed national geo-park. Hainan is also home to nearly every variety of volcanoes in the world.
Haikou volcano-themed park boasts the sites of more than 40 volcanoes and 30 volcanic caves. Vegetation, soil, lava, mineral water and hot spring are the five treasures in the volcanic area. The volcanoes in Hainan are the best-preserved volcano heritage in China.
According to geologists” textual research, the volcanic eruption in Northern Hainan started from the early Tertiary period of Kainozoic era (about 65,000 thousand years ago) and lasted till the Holocene of Quaternary period (about 13 thousand years ago). After great changes of sea and land for thousands of years, 36 conical craters remain, of which Fenglu Ridge with an elevation of 222.8 meters is the highest peak in Northern Hainan.
With rich volcanic resources such as beautiful volcanoes, magic karts caves, as well as perfect ecology, pleasant climate, sweet spring water, fresh air and etc, Hainan Volcano Park is a good place worth visit during your stay in Haikou.
How to get to Hainan Volcano Park:
Hainan Volcano Park is located in the west of Haikou City, around 30 minutes driving from downtown Haikou by taxi at around CNY100/way, Tour Bus A will take you there too at only CNY10/person/way. If you stay in hotels on Haixiu Road, please take a taxi first to Binhai Avenue（滨海大道）to catch the tour bus to Hainan Volcano Park. The entrance fee is CNY60/person. For lunch, please don’t miss Lamb there, the best on Hainan Island, the restaurant in the park is good enough.
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