Canyoning Tour-Deokpung Valley

Overview

*A deposit of 20,000won (20USD via paypal) is required when you book your trip. The remaining cost will be paid at the canyoning site in cash (80,000won).
*Includes;
– A qualified guide
– All the gear needed for Canyoning (5mm wetsuit, wetsuit socks, helmet, harness, GoPro, life jacket if required)
– Snack & Drink
– Restrictions: Canyoning is a physical activity; participants must be in good health. Potential weight restrictions may apply.

We are offering a daily canyoning trip in Samcheok! This trip runs from April through to the end of October; you can enjoy sliding and rappelling down waterfalls in the hot weather of the summer or marvel at the spectacular colours in the fall. The canyoning company also has GoPros that they can take during your tour. Pictures will be sent to you after the tour at no extra cost! 

  • Meet at the venue 
  • Change into swimwear (shorts and rash vest) at the venue parking
  • Hike 1 hour to the top of the canyoning section of the valley
  • Put your wetsuits and safety gear on at the top of the canyon, where your guide will give you a safety brief.
  • Learn how to jump safely from the sides of the canyon into the deep mountain pools
  • Slide and swim between the waterfalls
  • Exit the valley, feeling exhilarated and refreshed. 

*****OPTIONAL LOCATIONS*****

  • Mi-in Falls
  • Yongyeon Cave

What to Expect

Watch this video to get an idea of what we will be doing

ITINERARY

Sample Itinerary
*This itinerary varies depending on your train departure time from Seoul
*All tours are private. Tours take between 3 and 4.5 hours (from the entrance of the valley) depending on the size and ability of the group.

13:00pm

Arrive at the entrance of valley and change clothes

13:30pm

Safety talk

14:00-17:00

Experience canyoning

17:20pm

Come Back to the start point

17:30pm

Leave for home

Payment Detail

*How to Pay for Trips
A deposit of 20,000won (20USD via paypal) is required when you book your trip. The remaining cost will be paid at the canyoning site in cash (80,000won).

1.You can use ATM machines to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, which is NH Bank account no: 317-0017-2503-51 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블. When you use the ATM just pay for the deposit (20,000won/20USD). The remaining cost (80,000won) will be paid on site in cash.
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf
3.You also can pay into our paypal account below and it is 20USD
adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com. Reminder: the rest of the cost will be paid on site in cash (no credit cards accepted)
4. After you have paid into the Adventure Korea’s account, PLEASE make sure you send an email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com and provide all the information below;
-Trip name and date
-Your full name including middle name.
-Contact number
-How much was deposited
-What bank you sent it from
-Time and date you sent it.
-Nationality & Gender

*How to come to Deokpung valley
-For those with their own car:
Use this name as your navigation address – 덕풍계곡
Google map:https://goo.gl/maps/R4pNJys1mx1ZAe156
Precise location will be agreed on the day, according to how busy the main parking areas are. Parking fees may apply.

-For those who would make the journey from Seoul by bus:
​Subject to availability, we offer pick ups from the following Bus stations – Hosan, Samcheok (호산, 삼척) or Taebaek (태백)
The bus timetables for Dong Seoul Terminal (Gangbyeon, Seoul metro Line 2) can be found here (enable your adobe flash player) – https://txbuse.t-money.co.kr/
Bus journeys take around 3.5 hours, and cost around 27,000 won. Pick up from these stations involve a further 45 minute drive through scenic valleys.

-For those who require transportation from Seoul:
​Subject to availability, we can provide transport by private car from Seoul (contact us for pick up locations). We can provide details of costs during the booking process.
​Subject to availability, we may also be able to provide assistance booking accommodation in the area for those who wish to extend their stay in the local area.

Cancellation Policy

3 days before the trip: Full refund (72 hours from departure time)
2 days before the trip: 50% refund (48 hours from the departure time)
1 day before the trip: 0% refund (24 hours or less from the departure time)

Pick up site

1) Insadong(SM Duty Free Shop)
-Address : SM Duty Free Shop, 41, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
-Public Transportation : Jonggak Station(Line 1) 1 minute walking distance(Exit No.3 or No.3-1)

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2) Hongik Univ. Station(HanaTour Office)
-Address : 1F, HanaTour Bldg. 127, Yanghwa-ro(Seogyo-dong)
-Public Transportation : Hongik Univ. Station(Line 2, AREX).
Go out to Exit 1 at Hongik Univ. subway station and walk straight 300 meters and then you will see Hana tour office sign by Starbucks and KDB bank(5-minute walking distance)
-Please call us at 010-4242-5536 if you have any problem to find the pick up site

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Additional Information

What you need to bring;
– Swimwear (shorts and rash vest)
– Footwear to wear in the canyon (these will get wet!) – suitable footwear is trainers, trail shoes, approach shoes, lightweight hiking boots (sandals and flip flops are not appropriate)
– Any medication that you may require

ADVENTURE KOREA DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
By signing up and participating in any of the trips offered by Adventure Korea, the PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that the activities offered by Adventure Korea are in general adventure sports/activities in nature, and therefore are generally risky activities which may involve potential and unforeseeable risks of harm, which could include death or serious personal injury. The PARTICIPANT voluntarily and expressly assumes these risks and is fully responsible for his/her participation and actions in the activities at issue, and agrees that Adventure Korea or any of its officers, employees, guides, and representatives shall not be responsible for or be obligated to provide any financial assistance or any other assistance whatsoever in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage relating to or arising out of the Activities at issue.

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