Day trip

From Busan: Day Trip to Oedo Island or Tongyeong

4.8 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: KTOURSTORY

From Busan: Day Trip to Oedo Island or Tongyeong

Activity provider: KTOURSTORY

From US$ 87.33 per person

Join a day tour to Oedo Island from Busan to see the Stairway to Heaven, full of flowers and exotic plants. Explore Tongyeong, the longest cable car in Korea, and tobogganing.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Korean, Chinese

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Oedo Island and its famous marine botanical garden, with a wide array of beautiful flowers
  • Visit Tongyeong with interesting murals, longest cable car in Korea, and Skyline Luge
  • Learn about the history and take recommendations from your English-speaking tour guide
Full description

Choose one of the 2-day trip options from Busan. Select the day trip to Oedo to explore its beautiful botanical gardens and connect with nature. For a more adventurous day trip, choose the Tonhyeong option, which includes a ride on Korea's longest cable car and tobogganing at Skyline Luge.  For the Oedo option, meet your tour guide at the meeting point and start your journey to Oedo Island. You will first visit Windy Hill at Geoje Island, where you can enjoy the amazing view from the top of the hill, with a classic windmill. Afterward, take the ferry to Oedo Island from the Janseongpo ferry terminal. Upon the guide's recommendation, you can enjoy your lunch here as well. When you arrive, your guide will give you a brief explanation of the geography and history of the island. Enjoy some free time to visit each part of the island, take photos, and enjoy the aromas of various flowers and plants. Continue to the Maemi castle, an incredible photo spot, and see the magnificent views out over the sea.  For the Tongyeong option, you will arrive at Tongyeong after an approximately 2-hour drive. Visit Joongang Market, the central market, and Donpirang Village, filled with interesting murals. Enjoy free time to explore the area, take photos, and go to restaurants recommended by your guide for local food. Tongyeong is known for its fresh seafood and traditional Korean dishes. Visit Yi Sun-Sin Park, where you can find the bronze statue of great Admiral Yi Sun-sin. Also, you can walk along the trail along the beautiful coastlines. Ride the longest cable car in Korea and then toboggan down Skyline Luge. See the panoramic views of the sea from the cable car and try Skyline Luge for a unique adventurous experience in Korea. Finally, after your tour, you will return to Busan.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation by comfortable coach
  • Ferry Ticket (with Oedo option)
  • Tongyeong cable car ticket (depending on the option chosen)
  • Tongyeong Skyline Luge ticket (depending on the option chosen)
  • Food and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour is free for children under 3 years old, provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please note, the itinerary is subject to weather and traffic conditions
  • For Skyline Luge, children under 85 cm tall cannot ride. Children from 85 to 110 cm tall can ride with adults, and those taller than 110 cm can ride alone
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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The island of Oedo is really beautiful and recommendable. The rest of the tour was okay. Unfortunately the guide didn't tell much and was generally very quiet. The driving style of the bus driver was shocking. Among other things, he had meanwhile entered the wrong lane and therefore drove in the opposite direction. The bus ride also took a long time, so be prepared for that.

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September 22, 2022

I have travel to many places, and Busan was amazing !!! David Kim was my tour guide! He did such an awesome job, he was so knowledgeable took my to the best Korean bbq I have ever had ! It was such an amazing experience! He is honestly the best tour guide I have ever had!!! He took the most breath taking pictures! I will have these memories forever!!

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July 1, 2020

I travelled with my 7years old son, and the guide were so helpfull and so nice helping me with the stroller stuff, very good english speaking, the bus was comfortable, we enjoyed the journey to tongyeong very much! the view was amazing. for the food, just to notes than if you dont eat pork, so better you prepare your own meal from hotel. because their itinery for lunch was a restaurant that serve pork menu. but thats not a problem at all since i bring my own food anyway. :) thanks ktoour!

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April 19, 2019

Product ID: 181196