Sea Kayaking, Cliff Diving, Hiking & Namhae Island Adventures

Overview

We will be going on a special trip to one of the most famous tourist destinations in South Korea, Namhae Island! While at Namhae Island with us you will get to experience many different things such as sea kayaking, snorkeling, cliff diving, craft making, relay races and games, and much more. This trip is sponsored by the Korean Government as well making the price very affordable for you and your friends!

We will depart from Seoul late Friday night so we can avoid traffic Saturday morning. Look at the Itinerary and the Pick Up Site sections for more information on the times and locations we will be departing from.

  • We will go sea kayaking where you can see the rocky mountains meet the sea
  • After kayaking to a nearby small island, you can go snorkeling and see all the different sea creatures and plants
  • Have 4 meals which are included in the price which will all feature the local delicacies of Namhae, including home-cooked meals from the mothers of the guesthouses
  • You can go cliff jumping and diving at great secret spots
  • Go handfishing at the shores of the pebble beach where you can use bait to catch small fish
  • Get to the guest houses (which are Airbnb-like) in Darangee Village where the owners will cook local delicacies and you can look at the terrace farms and sea
  • Learn about the traditions and culture that have persisted through time of the area from the local citizens, who are more than happy to share with you
  • Make crafts from dried rice stalks such as sandals and basket as well as making a paper doll
  • Rest at the guest house and eat dinner prepared by the guest house owner or go out in town and try food at the many restaurants
  • Play traditional Korean games such as ssireum, sit around the campfire, and play games like a relay race and tug-of-war
  • Make paper lanterns with your wishes on them. We will release the paper lanterns into the night sky to make your wish come true and get a great view of the star-like lanterns
  • Try some makgeolli made from special local ingredients to give it a unique taste
  • Drink and sing with your old and new friends on a karaoke machine that will be provided
  • Watch the sunrise from the village while smelling the fresh sea air
  • More water activities like kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, tanning, and a lot more
  • We will go hiking up Geumsan (금산), which is one of the most famous hiking courses because of its’ breathtaking scenery where you can see all the different islands and the sea
  • At the top of Geumsan you can visit the Boriam temple, one of the 3 most holy sites in Korea

What to Expect

Sea kayaking near the beautiful cliffs
Sit and drink around the bonfire while singing with your new friends on the karaoke machine
Snorkeling at a nearby small island to see the different kinds of sea-life
Go cliff diving and jumping into the sea. If you aren’t that adventurous you can also go hand-fishing
Stay at a guest house where the local citizens open up their homes to strangers looking to learn about their culture. Eat delicious food that has traditionally been made in Namhae Island for many years cooked by the guest house owners
Go hiking up Geumsan where you can get an amazing view of the islands and the sea
Visit Boriam Temple at the top of Geumsan, one of the most Holy sites in Korea

ITINERARY

Day 1 (Friday, September 6)

11:20pm(At night)

Depart from Hongik Univ. Subway station(Sub line 2, Exit 1)

11:50pm

Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)

Day 2 (Saturday, September 7)

12:20am

Cheongmyeong(청명) subway stop exit 1
*6 stops away from Jukjeon and 6 stops away from Suwon subway station

12:50am

Osan College subway station(exit 1)

02:20am

Pick up at Daejeon Tollgate(Those who live in and around Chungcheong-do area)

04:20am

Pick up at Namhae bus terminal
*Please mail to webmaster@adventurekorea.com if you want to be picked up here!

04:40am

Arrive at Sangju beach

04:50am-08:00am

Sunrise hiking to Mt. Geumsan
*For those who are not for hiking that early you can stay at Sangju silver sand beach (You can sleep more in the bus)

10:00pm

Visit German village or free time

12:00pm

Lunch together at local restaurant(included)

13:20pm

Arrive at Darangee village

13:30pm

Check in homestays

14:00pm

Handicraft making

15:00pm

Water Activities
– Go to the beach for swimming,bare hand fishing and snorkeling,cliff diving. You can also go fishing.

18:30pm

Dinner at your homestay

19:30pm

Bon Fire and relay games with villagers
*We will also prepare Noraebang system

Day 2 (Sunday, 8)

08:00am

Have Breakfast

09:30am

Arrive at Kayak village

09:40-11:40

Sea kayaking & Snorkeling

12:00pm

Lunch together and free time.

13:00pm

Depart for home

13:30pm

Drop off at Namhae bus terminal

16:00pm

Drop off at Daejeon tollgatel

18:00pm

Arrive at Osan college station

18:30pm

Arrive at Cheongmyeong station

19:00pm

Arrive at Express bus terminal subway station

Payment Detail

1.The trip price is only 70,000won and includes
– transportation (A chartered limousine bus) during the whole trip
– Sea Kayaking tour fee to the island for 2 hours
– Snorkeling gear
– 4 local meals
– Accommodation( 3-5 people are sharing)
– Bonfire, traditional games & relay games
– Mt. Geumsan entrance fee
– Bare-handed fishing
– Flying paper lantern experience
– English speaking guides
– Craft making experience fee
2. The accommodation allows for 3-5 people per room and rooms have a TV, blankets, toilet and shower facilities, so you just need to bring your own toiletries and towel.
We have many different size rooms, so please let us know if you have more than 4 people in your group.
3. If you want to share a room with your friend, let us know in advance so that we can organize it.

How to Pay for Trips
1.You can use ATM machines or online banking to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, Shinhan Bank account no: 140-011-581081 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf.
3.You can pay via paypal to adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com
If you use paypal, 1 usd is same as 1,000won.
4. You can also visit the office in person, and by doing this you receive a 10% discount on trips costing up to 100,000 won.Type “Adventure Korea” on google to see our location

How to sign up for the trip
Please pay the full amount in order to reserve your seat and email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com with the information below;
1.Trip name
2.Your full name including middle name.
3.Contact number
4.How much was deposited
5.What bank you sent it from
6.Time and date you sent it
7.Pick up site
8.Gender
9.All your travel companion names for room arrangement
NOTE: If you deposit money for groups, you will have to provide all the names in your group for room arrangement.

(Group discount)
If you sign up with more than 5 friends you will all receive a discount on the trip as below;
5-9 people:2,000won
10-14 people:3,000won
more than 15 people: 5,000won
NOTE: You must all sign up and pay together to qualify for the discount. Please email webmaster@adventurekorea.com to qualify

Cancellation Policy

3 days before the trip from the departure time : you will get a full refund
2 days before the trip from the departure time : 50% refund
1 days before the trip from the departure time : 0% refund

Pick up site

Day 1 (Friday, September 6)
11:20pm(At night) Depart from Hongik Univ. Subway station(Sub line 2, Exit 1)

11:50pm Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)
Day 2 (Saturday, 04)

Day 2 (Saturday, 7)
12:20am Cheongmyeong(청명) subway stop exit 1
*6 stops away from Jukjeon and 6 stops away from Suwon subway station

12:50am Osan College subway station(exit 1)

02:20am Pick up at Daejeon Tollgate(Those who live in and around Chungcheong-do area)

Additional Information

  • What to bring : Camera, extra clothing, swimsuit, sun cream, sunglasses, toiletries, towels, water bottle, snorkeling gear and fishing gear

ADVENTURE KOREA DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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Reviews

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  • Trip date:September 7-8
  • Location:Namhae Island
  • Guide Language:English
  • Minimum traveler:20