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JEJU ISLAND

OVERVIEW

Jeju, Fantastic Volcanic Island

Jeju, as the southernmost and largest island of Korea, was created by volcanic eruptions that occurred millions years ago. The island has significant academic values as well as marvelous natural landscapes.
Dominated by Hallasan Mountain (1,950m) at its center, Jeju also has many oreum (parasitic cones) and vast open pastures, as well as a trekking course (called ‘Olle-gil’) that was developed around the island based on various features of the natural environment.
Thanks to the rich tourism resources of Jeju, the island was designated as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2011, and the island’s diverse geographical features including Hallasan Mountain, Manjanggul Cave, and Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone were collectively registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List under the name of Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes in 2007.
With all that Jeju has to offer, visitors can relax at the super deluxe hotels and luxurious resorts in the Jungmun Tourist Complex as well as the local delicacies such as fresh seafood or the black pork BBQ.

  • Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone
  • jeju Jungmun Golf Club
  • Hotel Lotte jeju swimming pool

SNAPSHOT

  • - Longitude 33.3° N
  • - Latitude 126.5° E
  • - Timezone GMT +9
  • - Venue capacity
    Up to 4,300 Participants
  • - Accommodation capacity
    8,268 rooms
  • - International Airport
    Incheon Int'l Airport
    Jeju Int'l Airport (China, Guam, Taiwan)

KEY FACTS

  • Population

    562,000

  • Area

    16,366.89 ㎢

  • Getting there

    Jeju international Airport : 34 international flights of 16 lines - 4 Japanese cities,
    11 Chinese cities and Taiwan- per day on average ) From Seoul: 1 hour by Air

  • Local Food

    · Hallabong (Dekopon), Madarine

    · Seafood (Sashimi, Seafood Stew, Abalone Porridge, etc)

    · Roasted Black Pig

  • Remarks

    · The largest island in Korea

    · First in the world to obtain UNESCO designations in all 3 natural sciences,
      UNESCO Triple Crown (Biosphere Reserve, World Natural Heritage,
      Global Geoparks Network)

    · Officially proclaimed one of the world's New 7 Wonders of Nature by
      New7Wonders Foundation

AVERAGE TEMPERATURES

This table shows annual temperature of JEJU as Centigrade and Fahrenheit
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Centigrade (℃) 5.7 6.4 9.4 13.8 17.8 21.5 25.8 26.8 23.0 18.2 12.8 8.1
Fahrenheit (℉) 42.26 43.52 48.92 56.84 64.04 70.7 78.44 80.24 73.4 64.76 55.04 46.58

※ For weather information : http://web.kma.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

  • Untouched Beauty - Volcanic Island full of Allure

    Past volcanic activity has carved out an extensive series of lava caves and sea caves all around this beautiful island. Just off the coastlines are 8 inhabited and 53 uninhabited islands scattered throughout the emerald-blue sea.

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    Untouched Beauty - Volcanic Island full of Allure

  • Recreation Haven

    There are many unique recreation options offered to its visitors in addition to hiking, including scuba diving to windsurfing and paragliding. The island’s stunning scenery and well-laid-out roads make biking a particular popular sport as well.

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    Recreation Haven

  • Leisure Paradise at sea, land, and sky

    A volcanic island that has been designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2007 offers various activities from Lava Tube System Tours to cycling at Udo Island. Those who love the water can spend the day swimming, scuba diving or surfing at one of the many beaches on the island or for movie affectionados, there are several sites where Korean movies and dramas have been filmed.

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    Leisure Paradise at sea, land, and sky

  • Luxury or Budget, As you please

    There are luxury but also budget two day trips designed to meet the visitors expectations for their money's worth. The trip includes trip to the Teddy Bear Museum, Folk Village Museum, Lunch at Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak to name a few stops.

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    Luxury or Budget, As you please

  • Luxurious vs Quirky - Hotel Experiences

    Jeju island has plenty of accommodation options available from 5 stars to boutique hotels to guest houses. Some our over the top spectacular while others can provide a change of a life time to experience unique yet quirky stay.

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    Luxurious vs Quirky - Hotel Experiences

  • Taste of Jeju

    As an island with a long history of fishing, Jeju Island is known for delicacies made with fresh and savory seafood caught right from the waters surrounding Jejudo Island. The chewy taste of the famed black pork is also a known trademark of island along with number of dishes using horsemeat.

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    Taste of Jeju

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