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Arboreta - Jeju


Arboreta - Jeju

Bijarim Forest   -  Pyeongdae-ri
Info: 064-783-3857 (Korean)
Website:  (English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
Introduction  Designated as a natural monument, ‘Bijarim Forest’ has a group of about 2,800 nutmeg trees between 500 and 800 years old.
Hours:  Mar-Oct: 9:00-18:00 / Nov-Feb: 9:00-17:00
Admission:  Mar-Oct :Adult W1,500, Teen & Child W900 / Nov-Feb: Adult W900, Teen & Child W450
Getting there:   From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal, take intercity bus Donghae line and get off at ‘Pyeongdae-ri’ or ‘Sehwa-ri’. Transfer to shuttle bus and get off at Bijarim Forest.

Camellia Hill - Seogwipo-si
Info: 064-792-0088
Website: (Korean only)    
Description: Camellia arboretum
Hours: Summer: 08:30-19:00 / Winter: 08:30-18:00
Parking  available
Admission: Adult W7,000 / Youth (ages W5,000 / Child W4,000 / Under 3 Free
Getting there: Take a taxi from Jju International Airport (takes about 40 min)

Halla Arboretum  - Yeon-dong
Info 64-710-7575 (Korean)
Website:   (Korean only)
Description:  909 kinds of native trees and subtropical plants are exhibited..
Hours 09:00 - 18:00
Parking available
Admission: Free
Getting there: From Jeju Airport, take a taxi (about 20 minutes).
From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Jeju Agriculture High School and get off at the last stop (takes about 30 min).  Walk 5 min.

Halla Ecological Forest   - Bonggae-dong
Info: 064-710-8682~8 / 64-710-2114
Website: (Korean, English)
Introduction: Home to 288,000 trees representing 333 indigenous plant species
Admission: Free
Hours: Summer 09:00-18:00 / Winter 09:00-17:00
Parking available
Getting there: Take Bus 100 from Jeju International Airport to Jeju Bus Terminal.
Transfer to Bus 5.16 Road Route, and get off at Halla Eco Forest.
OR
Take a taxi from Jeju International Airport to Halla Eco Forest. (takes about 30min)

Note: For help getting information in English, contact KTO’s 064-1330 helpline.
Senior and Discount rates available at some of the sites (NB: foreign nationals may not always be eligible)
Advance reservations often required for experience programs and/or group visits.
Group rates available at most sites.
For more details, visit the Korea Tourism Organization website.


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Image: Halla Arboretum

Last Updated on 2012-06-23


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