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Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)

  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Watching Cruise (장생포 고래바다여행선)

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Address
210, Jangsaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
울산광역시 남구 장생포고래로 210 (장생포동)
Type
Ship/ Submarine Excursions
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-52-226-1900~2
Homepage
www.whalecity.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction

    The Jangsaengpo Whale Cultural District located in Nam-gu, Ulsan-si, is the nation's only facility that has a whale watching infrastructure in place. The whale cultural district is famous for the whale-themed tour program featuring a whale watching cruise, a whale museum and the whale ecology familiarization tour. The whale watching cruise was first launched in July 2009. In April 2013, the ship was upgraded to a 550-ton cruise liner with 399 crew members, therefore offering an even more enjoyable whale watching tour.

    During the day, the cruise ship is mainly used for whale observation. After a minke whale sighting in May 2013, around 3000-4000 common dolphins were observed shortly after. At night, one can experience a glamorous night view of Ulsan Industrial Complex while enjoying diverse performances and buffet dining aboard the ship. The ship also accommodates various events and programs such as school trips, company workshops, seminars, parties, weddings, beer parties and anniversary events.

    A trip aboard the whale watching cruise with friends, family, or loved ones will surely make for one memorable experience.



    Telephone
    +82-52-226-1900~2

    Current Status
    The government has designated Jangsaengpo as a Whale Cultural Zone.
    (by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy on July 25, 2008)

    Duration
    Approx. 3 hours

    Activity Information
    Operating hours: April-November, 2015

    [Dolphin Watching]
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday 14:00-17:00
    Friday-Saturday 13:00-16:00
    Sunday 10:00-13:00

    [Cruise Dinner]
    Friday-Saturday 19:00-21:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    [Watching dolphins]
    Individuals – Adults (ages 13 or older) 20,000 won / Children (ages 3 to 12) 10,000 won
    Groups of 20 people or more – Adults 15,000 won / Children 7,000 won

    [Dinner Cruise]
    Individuals – Adults (ages 13 or older) 55,000 won / Children (ages 3 to 12) 35,000 won

    * No group discount fee available
    * If no dolphins are seen during the cruise, the admission to Dolphin ecological experience hall will be free of charge.

    Available Facilities
    - 1F Grand reception hall, stage for performance, buffet table
    - 2F Restaurant, coffee shop, VIP room, karaoke (노래방, noraebang)
    - 3F Outdoor terrace, stage for performance, snack bar, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    A designated parking area for the disabled

    Parking Fees
    Paid (Note, four hour parking ticket offered for people using the cruise ship)

    Reservation Info. for Natives
    [Phone reservation]
    [Online reservation]
    www.whalecity.kr/whale

    Reservation Info. for Foreigners
    [Phone reservation]
    [Online reservation]
    www.whalecity.kr/whale

    Pets
    Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after at all times.

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