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The Top 8 Must-Visit Amusement Parks In Korea

Looking for fun activities in Korea? Then don't miss out on the adventure that awaits at these stunning theme parks!

Trang Pham
a year ago

Korea is home to many fascinating indoor and outdoor theme parks, each one of them offering a unique experience! Let's take a look at some of the must-visit amusement parks Korea has to offer.


Everland
에버랜드

Everland

Address: 경기도 용인시 처인구 포곡읍 에버랜드로 199
199 Everland-ro, Pogog-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do

Hours: 10:00-21:00
*schedule varies by season, check the website to be sure

How To Get There From Seoul:
Subway: From Giheung Station Bundang line, change to Yongin Ever Line. Take a free bus from there to Everland or Caribbean Bay.
Bus: Take bus number 5002 at exit 10 of Gangnam Station or bus number 5700 at exit 6 of Jamsil Station

A ride at Everland

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Pass
Price (KRW)
[KGS] Everland One day Pass A (2022.06.11~2022.08.31)
58,000 22,800
[KGS] Everland One day Pass B (2022.11.14~2022.12.31)54,000 31,800
[KGS] Everland One day Pass C (2022.12.01~2022.12.31)48,000 28,800
[KGS] Everland One day Pass D (~2022.11.06)64,000 38,800
※ [KGS] Discount is applied only when purchasing products marked [KGS] on the spot.
Regular Price
Everland One day Pass A (2022.06.11~2022.08.31)58,000 35,800
Everland One day Pass B54,000 31,800
Everland One day Pass C48,000 28,800
Everland One day Pass D64,000 38,800

Notes On Ticket Prices

A, B, C, and D rates are not fixed days and times, please check the website to find out the rates for the day(s) you plan to go.

Ticket price includes entertainment tickets (separate surcharge for some coin games/rental items/special exhibitions.

Free admission to Ho-am Museum of Art for the day.

Children younger than 36 months are free.

water ride at Everland

Everland is the largest amusement park in Korea with an area 3 times larger than Lotte World in Seoul.

Coming to Everland, it's like entering a fairytale where you can travel to many lands in one world.

The park is divided into 5 themed zones:

- American Adventure
- Magic Land
- Zootopia
- European Adventure
- Global Fair

For more information about specific pass dates, click here.


Lotte World
롯데 월드

Lotte World

Address: 서울 송파구 올림픽로 240 
240 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul

Hours: 9:30-22:00
*subject to change, check 
website

Rides at Lotte World

ADMISSION RATES (KRW)

Adult (19-65)Youth (13-18)Child (3-12)/Senior (65+)Baby (12-36 months)
All Day Park & Museum Pass59,00052,00047,00015,000
After 4PM Park & Museum Pass48,00042,00036,00015,000
All Day Park Only56,00050,00046,000Free
After 4PM Park Only45,00040,00035,000Free

*Baby: 0-12 months free admission to park and infant play facilities; 12-36 months free admission to park, must pay to use child play facilities. 

Lotte World advertisement

Lotte World is an indoor and outdoor amusement park, combined with shopping district and the 123 storey Lotte World Tower.

Coming here, you can have fun, do some shopping, and have the opportunity to view all of Seoul.

There are three main parks:

- Lotte World Adventure, an indoor park with many exciting adventure games
- Magic Island, an artificial island designed in the middle of Seokchon Lake
- The National Museum of Ethnology, a showcase of traditional Korean houses, scenes, and culture.

Additionally, inside the Lotte World complex, there is the Lotte World Aquarium, home to more than 650 species. Admission to the aquarium is separate from the park.

If you book through Creatrip, you can receive 45% off!


Lotte World Adventure Busan
롯데월드 어드벤처 부산

Location: 부산광역시 기장군 기장읍 시량리
Siryangri, Gijang-eub, Gijang-gun, Busan

Hours: Daily 10:00 - 20:00

Admission Rates (KRW)

Adults (19 and up)
Youth (13 - 18)
Children (3 - 12); 
Elderly (65 and up)
Babies*
Full Day Pass
47,000
39,000
33,000
12,000
Afternoon Entry 
(after 16:00)
33,000
31,000
29,000
12,000

*Babies under 36 months are free, but if you plan to take them on baby rides, then purchase a ticket.

The park's grand opening was on March 21, 2022.

If Seoul Lotte World is the Land of Adventure and Mystery, then Lotte World Busan is the Kingdom of Fairy Tales. 

The entire amusement park is piled up in the forrest and the sea, plus the rides are shaped like cute animals and food so it really feels like a fairy tale. 

Things to Enjoy

Attractions: If you are a thrill-seeker, there's a roller coaster called Giant Digger, the nation's first water coaster Giant Splash and a variety of rides with a child-inspiring animal farm concept. 

Restaurants: There are popular restaurants such as BHC, Namdo Snack, and Gongcha. 

Entertainment: There are a variety of performances such as band performances, Magic Forest parades and stage shows.


Gyeonju World
경주월드

Location: 경상복도 경주시 보문로 544
544 Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbok-do

Hours: Daily 9:50 - 18:00

Admission Rates (KRW)

Adults
Youth
Children
All Day Free Entry
48,000
42,000
36,000
Day Pass
27,000
22,000
17,000
After 3pm Free Entry 
(Mar - Nov, Weekends after 4pm)
34,000
31,000
28,000


Gyeongju World is located close to historical sites, so if you travel to Gyeongju, it's definitely worth do a historical tour. One particular popular attraction at Gyeongju World is the Draken roller coaster. Draken is a a ride that descends vertically at 90 degrees from the height of 20 floor apartment building. If you love thrills, then this is definitely the ride for you. 


Wolmi Theme Park
월미 테마파크
Wolmi Theme Park

Address: 인천광역시 중구 월미문화로 81
81 Wolmimunhwa-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00-21:00
Sat-Sun: 10:00-23:00

Website

Admission

Wolmi Theme Park does not have an admission fee to enter, instead you purchase ride tickets. 

There are three different options for purchasing tickets.

Selection Of Rides 15,000 won

Adults can choose 3 rides, kids can choose 4. 
Water Ball and VR Station are excluded.
Each ticket is valid for one person, cannot be shared with multiple people.

One Day Free Pass 30,000 won

All rides are allowed except Water Ball, VR Station, Racing Cart, and Crazy Cart
Chappy Familypark 2 hours included

VR Station Tickets 14,000

Choose any 3 games in the VR area.

In case you only want to play one game though, you can purchase an individual game ticket for 5,000-6,000 won for adults and 4,000-5,000 won for kids.

Wolmi Theme Park

Wolmi Theme Park is located on Wolmido Island and is considered one of the symbols of Incheon tourism.

The park was first opened in September 1992 and was renovated and expanded in August 2009.

The Viking ship ride here is considered the scariest of all the amusement parks in Korea. If you're a thrill seeker, come check it out!

If you want to read more about Incheon to fill out your itinerary when you visit, click here


E-World
이월드


E-WorldSource: Maeil Business News

Address: 대구광역시 달서구 두류동 두류공원로 200
200 Duryugongwon-ro, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00-21:00
Sat-Sun 11:00-22:00
*hours subject to hence, check website 

E-World at night

ADMISSION RATES (KRW)

Adult (19-65)Youth (14-19)/Senior (65+)Child (3-13)
Regular Admission26,00016,00015,000Park entry, animal farm, & performances
Free Pass45,00040,00035,000Regular admission benefits, rides, 83 tower magic art, weekday ice rink discount
Night Free Pass31,00029,00029,00017:00-close, Free Pass benefits with Starlight Festival viewing


E-World cherry blossoms as night

E-World is located in Duryu Park in the heart of Daegu.

Here you can experience many interesting rides and activities, walk in the park, or enjoy the panoramic view of the city from 83 Tower

E-World is also one of the 7 most beautiful cherry blossom viewing spots in Daegu!


Seoul Land
서울랜드


Công viên giải trí Công viên giải trí Seoul Land - 1 trong  6 công viên giải trí hấp dẫn nhất ở Hàn Quốc bạn không nên bỏ lỡSource: Tmon

Address: 경기도 과천시 막계동 광명로 181
181 Gwangmyeong-ro, Makgye-dong, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00-21:00
Sat-Sun, Holidays: 10:00-22:00
*hours subject to change, check 
website

ADMISSION RATES (KRW)

Adult (19-64)Youth (13-18)Child (3-12) & Senior (65+)
All Day46,00043,00040,000
Afternoon (after 16:00)39,00036,00033,000


water ride at Seoul Land

Seoul Land is Korea's first amusement park and has many unique areas such as World Plaza, Adventure Land, Fantasy Land, Tomorrow Land, Samchulli Hill, and all kinds of family friendly activities.

In addition to exciting adventure rides like Space Cruise and Magic Carpet, this place also has the largest botanical garden and zoo in Korea.

Many festivals and events are also held here regularly!


Lotte's Magic Forest
롯데 매직 포레스트


Công viên giải trí Lotte's Magic Forest - 1 trong  6 công viên giải trí hấp dẫn nhất ở Hàn Quốc bạn không nên bỏ lỡ

Address: Busan

Expected Completion: Early 2022

Lotte's Magic Forest is rumored to be four times the size of Lotte World in Seoul and more than twice the size of Everland.

This highly anticipated theme park is scheduled to open this year and will surely attract more tourists to the coastal city of Busan.


LEGOLAND Korea Resort
레고렌드 코리아

Location: 강원도 춘천시 하중도길 128
128 Hajungdo-gil, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do

Hours: 

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00
Friday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:00

Opening hours may vary so make sure to confirm when you book. 

Prices: One-Time Ticket

Adults: 50,000 - 60,000 KRW
Children: 40,000 - 50,000 KRW

Ticket prices vary depending on the date. 

Tickets include all rides, however games where a prize is received cost extra. Food is not included. 

LEGOLAND Korea Resort is a new Lego-themed complex resort that opened in Korea on May 5, 2022. It's one of the most popular theme parks to come to Korea. Here you can see a colorful display of all the Lego themes you know and love. 

LEGOLAND is divided into eight main areas including LEGOLAND Hotel Resort and seven playground areas which include BRICK STREET, BRICKTOPIA, LEGO CASTLE, LEGO NINJAGO WORLD, MINILAND, PIRATE SHORES, and LEGO CITY. Each playground is designed under a certain theme with more than 40 beautifully decorated games, dining, and shopping areas. You can check out the detailed review of LEGOLAND for your trip. 


This has been a summary of the 8 largest and most attractive theme parks in Korea.

Have you been to any of these locations? Which would you most like to go to?

Let us know in the comments!


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