Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our two-day "Namhae Island Expedition: Sea Kayaking, Hiking, and Cultural Adventure". Nestled in the southern coast of South Korea, Namhae Island is a coveted treasure of unspoiled natural beauty, charming coastal cliffs, and a vibrant community imbued with a rich cultural heritage.
Dive into an exhilarating sea kayaking experience, steering your way towards an off-shore island where the pristine waters beckon you for a snorkeling expedition. Marvel at the underwater spectacle of marine biodiversity, a sight that ranks Namhae Island among the top snorkeling destinations in South Korea.
Trade the paddles for hiking boots as you ascend the majestic Geumsan Mountain, known for its panoramic vistas of the surrounding islands and ocean. The hike leads you to the serene Boriam Temple, one of the five most revered Buddhist sites in Korea, offering a spiritual retreat amidst nature's grandeur.
Your encounter with Namhae's local culture deepens as you enjoy traditional meals lovingly prepared by the villagers. Savor the unique flavors that set the culinary art of Namhae Island apart, making it a gourmet's delight.
As dusk falls, partake in a lantern walk through verdant rice fields, a tradition deeply woven into the fabric of Namhae's community life. This enchanting night-time exploration offers an opportunity to bond with fellow travelers, igniting friendships under the starlit sky.
Wake up to the soothing sound of ocean waves and a breathtaking sunrise, a sight that etches itself into the heart of every traveler, symbolizing the island's serene lifestyle and natural beauty.
Conditions of Participation
Participants should note the following conditions:
The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Not recommended for individuals with serious back problems, heart conditions, or for pregnant women.
The tour requires a minimum number of travelers for execution. If the minimum is not met, you'll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Weather conditions may affect the tour. In the case of poor weather, an alternative date or a full refund will be offered.
This travel package is designed for a group of up to 40 adventure-seekers. Experience is not a requirement, but participants should have a moderate level of physical fitness.
Day 1: Hiking, Lantern Walking, and Cultural Experience
08:30 AM - Meet at the Express Bus Terminal Station Exit 8
11:30 AM - Arrive at Namhae Island; indulge in a traditional lunch prepared by the local villagers
12:30 PM - Set off on a hike to Geumsan Mountain, home to the sacred Boriam Temple. Select from the range of trails to match your hiking prowess
05:00 PM - Conclude the hiking adventure; travel to your accommodation, nestled amidst serene rice fields
06:00 PM - Settle in and freshen up for the evening
06:30 PM - Savor a traditional Korean dinner, a culinary treat featuring local flavors
08:00 PM - Participate in the enchanting lantern walk through the tranquil rice fields, fostering deeper bonds with fellow adventurers
Day 2: Sea Kayaking, Snorkeling, and Return Journey
07:00 AM - Rise early to witness the spectacular island sunrise
08:00 AM - Enjoy a hearty breakfast to fuel up for the day's adventures
09:00 AM - Begin your sea kayaking adventure; paddle towards a nearby island away from the main village
12:00 PM - Take a break for lunch; taste the local cuisine at a seaside eatery
01:30 PM - Don your snorkeling gear to explore the diverse marine life thriving beneath the island's clear waters
04:00 PM - Conclude the adventure; prepare for the return journey to Seoul
07:00 PM - Arrive back at the Express Bus Terminal Station, carrying cherished memories of Namhae Island
1-night accommodation at a traditional guest house in Namhae Island
Round-trip transportation from and to Express Bus Terminal Station in Seoul
Professional English-speaking tour guide
All activities including hiking, lantern walk, sea kayaking, and snorkeling
All necessary equipment for sea kayaking and snorkeling
Two traditional lunches prepared by local villagers
A memorable Korean BBQ dinner
Scrumptious breakfast on Day 2
Admission tickets to Boriam Temple and other designated attractions
Opportunity to engage with local culture and traditions
This comprehensive tour of Namhae Island in South Korea showcases its natural splendors, cultural heritage, and thrilling adventure activities, promising a memorable experience for avid travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, and culture vultures. Make your reservation now to secure your spot in this exclusive exploration of one of South Korea's best-kept secrets.
Booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
Cancellation policy: Full refund available if canceled at least 7 days before the start time. For a 50% refund, cancel 3–6 full days before the start time. No refund if canceled less than 2 full days before the start time.
Changes to booking: Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Seoul-Seoul, Korea South
서울 서초구 신반포로 176
176, Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea