What is a vacation without some fun and excitement? That is why when you travel Korea
you should visit at least some of the many amusement and theme parks in Korea which are even known to be the world’s best attractions
. To help you find the best things to do during your holidays,
we have put together a list of some of the best water & amusement parks
in South Korea
that are guaranteed to amaze you.
1. Lotte World
First on our list of amazing theme parks in South Korea is the truly amazing Lotte World
. Located in the capital city of Seoul
, this is one of the world’s best attractions
as it holds the Guinness World Record as the world’s largest indoor ‘Adventure’ park. This is absolutely a perfect place for families and children to spend time during the holidays
because there is an ample amount of entertainment to satisfy everyone. The indoor park features several attractions like an ice rink, monorail, roller coaster, merry-go-round, shopping complex, restaurants, gift shops, and much more. While there are enough of activities to keep you entertained on a rainy day, if the weather is warm and sunny you might want to check out the large outdoor Adventureland called Magic Island, which borders the Seokchonhosu Lake, featuring a folk village and thrilling Gyro Drop
Address: 240, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Admission: One-day Ticket –Full day: Adults 52000 won; After 4 pm: 41000 won
Image Credit: Roller Coaster Philosophy, Jeremy Thompson, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The capital city is also home to the famous and largest theme park in South Korea, Everland. You will have no need to think about what to do in Korea because a visit to this park will leave you simply spoiled for choice. The park is divided into 5 main zones called the Global Fair – featuring restaurants and plenty of souvenir shops, Zoo-Topia – the animal themed area, European Adventure – featuring the ‘T Express’ wooden roller-coaster and spooky Mystery Mansion, Magic Land which has several thrilling rides and restaurant options, and American Adventure – that features many American themed rides and activities. As this is one of the most popular attractions in Korea large crowds gather on a daily basis. You will also have lots of ground to cover so you might want to get their early just as the park opens (10 am) and get started on your adventure.
Address: 199, Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
Admission + Rides: - One-day Ticket: Adults 54,000 won; After 5 pm 45,000 won; Two-day Ticket: Adults 84,000 won
3. Maze Land
When you think of amusement parks roller-coasters and fun rides are what immediately come to mind. Creating a whole new experience is the Maze Land in Jeju.
Be prepared to be amazed by the massive stone maze which is in fact the world’s longest stone maze. The site is surrounded by lush greenery and allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. In addition to finding your way through the massive maze, you can also visit the maze museum to learn more about the history and enjoy some fun puzzles and games in the activity zone
Address: 2134-47, Bijarim-ro, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Admission: Adults 9,000 won
4. Aiins World
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Another interesting variant of theme parks is the Aiins World. This site features over 100 models of miniature recreations of some of the most iconic buildings from around the world. These models have been crafted with a very high degree of accuracy making it a perfect place to witness wonders of the world under one roof.
Address: 1, Doyak-ro, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Admission: Adults 10,000 won
5. Wolmi Theme Park
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As you travel Korea
, if you happen to pay a visit to Incheon
, the Wolmi Theme Park is one of the best water & amusement parks in South Korea
you should visit. The park boasts of a number of amazing attractions like the two-story Viking Ship, 70-meter-high Hyper Shoot Drop, 115-meter-high Ferris wheel, 4D room and water activity area.
Address: 81, Wolmimunhwa-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
Admission: Adults 6,000 won
6. Psyche World
After you have enjoyed all the thrilling rides of the various amusement and theme parks in Korea, you should also pay a visit to Psyche World as part of your family tour
to Korea. This is one of the most colorful attractions as it features a wide collection of over 10000 butterflies. In addition to the remarkable display of these beautiful flying insects, you could even have some fun in The Crystal Palace surrounded by mirrors or learn more about these interesting species at the Study World.
Address: 2157, Pyeonghwa-ro, Aewol-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Admission: Adults 9,500 won