|Hwanseongul Cave (환선굴)|
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|Hwanseongul Cave is the biggest lime stone cave in Korea. Its length is 6.5km and there are fantastic stalagmites, stalactites, about 10 lakes and waterfalls. Some spots of interest include stalactites that look like the Great Wall of China and many other uniquely shaped figures.
The mercury inside of cave stands at 12-24℃ in the summer and 8-9℃ in the winter. It takes 30-40 minutes to the entrance and approximately one hour to look around the cave. Keep in mind that the steep slope to the entrance may be difficult for the elderly and children.
|Natural Monument No.178|
|-On foot: approx. 2 hrs (from the ticket office to the entrance: round trip 1 hr / viewing the cave 1 hr)
-By monorail: approx. 1 hr and 40 min (from the ticket office to the entrance: round trip 40 min / viewing the cave 1 hr)
※ Monorail travel time: approx. 17 min for round trip. (one-way approx. 6 min)
|November-February: Ticketing - 08:30-16:00 (Last admission: 16:30)
March-October: Ticketing - 08:00-17:00 (Last admission: 17:30)
|Compact vehicles: 500 won
Small & Mid-sized cars: 1,000 won
Buses: 2,000 won
Adults: 4,000 won / Children: 2,000 won
Adults: 7,000 won / Children: 2,000 won
*Operated by first-come, first-served basis.
*Travel time: approx. 17 min. (for one-way trip: 6 min.)
*40 people for passenger max.
*No group discounts or speical offer available.
- One-way Ticket: Adults & Youths: 3,000 won / Children: 2,000 won
- Round-trip Ticket: Adults & Youths: 5,000 won / Children: 3,000 won
- Max. Occupancy: 40 people
- Travel time: 17min (round-trip) / 6min (one-way)
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Samcheok.
From Samcheok Bus Terminal, take a local bus bound for Hwanseongul Cave.
Local bus schedule: 06:10, 08:20, 10:20, 14:20, 17:20, 18:50 / travel time: 40min
(subject to change/ Inquiries: +82-33-572-2085)