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Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)

  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)
  • Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)

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Address
800, Hwanseon-ro, Singi-myeon, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 삼척시 신기면 환선로 800
Type
Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-541-9266,
+82-33-541-2621
  • Information
    Introduction
    Hwanseongul Cave is the largest limestone cave in Asia, formed an estimated 530 million years ago. The cafe features fantastic rocks in various shapes, stalagmites, and stalactites. There have been 47 new breeds of animals discovered in Hwanseongul Cave, with four of these being found to only live in this cave. In April 2010, a monorail was installed within the cave to make it more convenient for people to see all this natural habitat has to offer.

    Current Status
    Natural Monument No.178 (Designated on June 15, 1966)

    Closed
    18th of every month (following day if 18th is a holiday)

    Duration
    - On foot: Approx. 2 hrs (From the ticket office to the entrance: Round trip 1 hr / Viewing 1 hr)
    - Monorail: Approx. 1 hr 40 min (From the ticket office to the entrance: Round trip 40 min / Viewing 1 hr)
    * Monorail travel time: Approx. 17 min round trip (One-way approx. 6 min)

    Tour Course Information
    [Two day course]
    Isabu Lion Park (이사부사자공원) → Saecheonnyeon Coastal Road (새천년해안도로) → Expo-town (Cave Mystery Hall) (엑스포타운(동굴신비관)) → Jukseoru Pavilion (죽서루) → Daegeumgul Cave (Hwanseongul Cave) (대금굴(환선굴)) → Hwanseon Village (overnight) (환선마을 숙박) → Ocean Rail Bike (해양레일바이크) → Haesindang Park (해신당공원)

    [Experience Course]
    Dogyeyuri Village (도계유리마을) → Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴) → Hwanseon Village Experience (overnight (환선마을체험(숙박)) → Jukseoru Pavilion (죽서루) → Isabu Lion Park (이사부사자공원) → Ocean Rail Bike (해양레일바이크)

    Operating Hours
    November-February: 09:00-16:00
    March-October: 08:30-17:00
    * Last admission: 10 min before closing

    Maximum Occupancy
    No limit

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free of charge

    Admission Fees
    [Hwanseongul Cave]
    Individual - Adults 4,500 won / Teenagers 2,800 won / Children & Seniors 2,000 won
    Group - Adults 4,000 won / Teenagers 2,500 won / Children & Seniors 1,700 won

    * Group: 30 people o more

    [Hwanseongul Cave Monorail]
    Adults (13 years and older): Round-trip 7,000 won / One-way 4,000 won
    Children: Round-trip 3,000 won / One-way 2,000 won

    * Tickets sold on-site
    * Monorail max. occupancy: 40 passengers
    * Travel time: Approx. 15min round-trip (7min one-way)
    * No group discounts

    Available Facilities
    Monorail (08:00-17:00)
    * Inquiries: +82-33-541-2621

    Restrooms
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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