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Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)

  • Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)
  • Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)
  • Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)
  • Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)
  • Bongnae Waterfall (봉래폭포)
Bongnae-gil, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 울릉군 울릉읍 봉래길 일원
Waterfalls/ Valleys/ Mineral Springs
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-790-6422,
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information

    Bongnae Waterfall is three-tiered with a height of 25 meters. The flowing, cool water brings a slight chill to the area surrounding the falls, especially in summer. As a major tourist attraction, Bongnae Waterfall is also the only source of drinking water for residents in Ulleung-eup. Most of the water used in restaurants and inns in Ulleung-eup come from Bongnae Waterfall.

    Two sites near the falls are well worth visiting: Punghyeol (natural air vents from which cool subterranean air blows) and the Forest Retreat. Punghyeol is located between Jeodong-ri and Bongnae Waterfall. During the peak of summer, chilly winds of about 4 Degrees Celsius blow from the rock openings and is often known as the “natural air-conditioner”. Next to Punghyeol is a thick forest of cedar, which makes a wonderful vacation spot during summertime.

    ※ Note: This area is restricted due to unexpected incidents of landfall. Visitors are strongly advised to check for up-to-date information on unrestricted areas and accessible time from the official website or via phone-inquiry. 

    +82-54-790-6422, +82-54-790-6454

    Operating Hours
    January-March/November-December 08:00-17:00
    April-October 06:00-19:00 (* Hours are subject to change.)

    Admission Fees
    Adults (ages 20-64) 2,000 won / Teenagers (ages 13-19) 1,500 won / Children (ages 7-12) 1,000 won
    Adults (ages 20-64) 1,500 won / Teenagers (ages 13-19) 1,000 won / Children (ages 7-12) 500 won
    * Free: Seniors (ages 65 or more), people with disabilities, preschoolers, local residents (a proof required)

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