Head to Jeju Island in South Korea for natural wonders that make the island a UNESCO triple crown holder and a popular vacation destination.
Visit Hallasan National Park, Woljeongri Beach, and the lava tube caves in Jeju Island!
Jeju Island Tourist Zone
Explore the volcanic island of Jeju to experience why it is designated as a World Natural Heritage, Global Geopark, and Biosphere Reserve. A UNESCO triple crown!
How to Go to the Jeju Island Tourist Zone
Fly to Jeju from Gimpo International Airport in Seoul or Gimhae International Airport in Busan.
Visit the Visit Korea site here for more details.
Hallasan National Park – Jeju-do National Geopark
Do one of the hiking trails to reach the peak of Hallasan Mountain and for a glimpse of the surrounding parasitic volcanoes and “its vertical ecosystem of plants that results from the varying temperatures along the mountainside.”
How to Go to Hallasan National Park
Take Bus No. 740 (Jeju, Yeongsil, Jungmun) from Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal and get off at Eorimok Trail Entrance Bus Stop.
By Joining a Group Tour
You can visit the Visit Korea site here for more details.
Hueree Natural Park
Visit the beautiful Hueree Natural Park to walk over volcanic cinders and for colorful volcanic stone towers in its forest!
How to Go to Hueree Natural Park
- Take Bus No. 100 or 500 from Jeju International Airport to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal Bus Stop.
- Take Bus No. 5 or 16 and get off at Harye-ri Bus Stop.
- Ride a taxi or walk to Hueree Natural Park for around 2 km.
You can also visit the Visit Korea site here for more details.
Dangcheomuldonggul Cave and Yongcheondonggul Cave
Visit these lava tubes which are UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites and be amazed at the beauty of colorful lava tunnels, limestone formations, and carbonate formations!
How to Go to Dangcheomuldonggul Cave and Yongcheondonggul Cave
- Take Bus No. 38 from Jeju International Airport and get off at Hamdeok-ri Bus Stop.
- Ride the Eup-Myeon Circulation Bus and get off at Seon-heul 2-ri Bus Stop.
Take a dip at the emerald waters of Woljeongri Beach as you enjoy the surrounding scenery.
How to Go to Woljeongri Beach
Take Bus No. 701 from Seogwipo, Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal. Get off at Gujwajungang Elementary School.
By Joining a Group Tour
Natural formations and wonders are scattered around the island. Explore Jeju Island to visit more UNESCO World heritage sites and geoparks!
Heading to South Korea soon? What do you think of Jeju Island? 🙂
Natasha is a full-time banker who gets to take a breather when she travels. She loves being challenged. Adventures and whatever engages her logic get her excited.