Benxi Shuidong National Park (本溪水洞国家公园) is in Liaoning province.
The Benxi Water Caves are 30 km east of Benxi.
Benxi Shuidong was made a national park on January 10, 1994.
Forest of stalagtites and stalagmites within a cavern system lit by colored lighting. A river 3,000 meters long, 2 meters deep and wide enough for 20-30 boats, is found flowing through a giant 5 million-year old cavern.
Flora and fauna
Constant temperature of 10°C in the cavern.
Direct bus from Shenyang leaves in the morning and returns in the afternoon. Minibuses from Benxi leave regularly from Benxi train station.
Fees and permits
¥120 plus ¥15 for tram from ticket office to cave entrance.
Boat ride along the "Milky Way", the river that flows through the caverns.
- Rock shapes with names like Ginseng Baby, Tiger's Mouth and Seal playing with Pearl.