Ganghwa Seaside Resort Luge: Why the Mega Ride is Worth It!

Planning to ride the luge in Ganghwa Seaside Resort? Get discounted tickets here!

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Highlights

  • The Mega Luge in Ganghwa Seaside Resort features tracks that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, especially kids!
  • The experience starts with a scenic gondola ride that boasts of picturesque views of the sea and the mountain area.
  • Tickets for Ganghwa Luge start at ₩12,000 or $10.3 each, but you can book them here for only ₩10,900 or $9.4!
  • Ganghwa Seaside Resort is located at 4-15, Seondu-ri, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

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Mega Luge in Ganghwa Seaside Resort

One of the attractions in Korea that you can visit anytime of year is Ganghwa Seaside Resort. They house one of the country’s longest luge tracks, which locals and foreign residents like to check out, especially in spring and summer.

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A luge, for those who are unaware, is a half go-kart and half-sled motorless ride that you take from the top of a mountain. The concept is to let gravity pull the luge faster and faster in the long and winding track, until you reach down the base — the perfect activity for thrill-seekers and kids!

(If you’re unsure if the luge is safe for children, then click here to read reviews from WAUG users who took the ride with their family.)

Below we’ll look into some of things that you can expect when you ride the gondola and luge in Ganghwa, but you may want to watch the following clip first so you can imagine what it’s like to take this popular ride!

Ganghwa Seaside Resort Rides: Gondola & Luge

Before you and your group luge your way down in Ganghwa, you will first have to reach the top of the mountain by taking a gondola ride. Here’s more info:

1. Gondola

The gondola system in Ganghwa Seaside Resort is the only one in the world that can transport 2,400 passengers and 1,200 luge sleds per hour. It’s a product of the Porsche Design Studio — yes, it’s a premium gondola! — and can fit up to 8 people.

As you and your group ascend the mountain with your luge sleds, you’ll have a nice panoramic view of the sea and the stunning mountain area.

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If you time your visit just before sundown, then you can have a nice sunset view of the surrounds from the gondola. Definitely a great way to impress your date and make memories with your kiddos!

2. Mega Luge

Once you reach the top of the mountain, you’ll then take your luge and have a quick safety session with the Ganghwa Seaside Resort staff. You’ll be handed your helmet and be taught how to operate the luge.

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There are two mega luge tracks in Ganghwa: a general track and an advanced track. As you can tell, the former is more suitable for kids, while the latter features more slopes and sharp turns. However, the two tracks are both fun, so make sure to experience both if you can!

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Since the mega luge is a powerless or motorless ride, expect a fast and furious adventure as you make your way down to the base!

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How to Book Ganghwa Luge + Gondola Tickets Online

The Mega Luge in Ganghwa Seaside Resort offers two ticket options that you can book online: a ticket for one (1) round of ride and a ticket for two (2) rounds. Price starts at ₩12,000 or $10.3, but you can book on WAUG below to get 9% discount per ticket. Here are the steps:

  1. Log in or sign up for an account here. (Click the floating coupon.)
  2. Visit the Ganghwa Luge + Gondola booking page here.
  3. Choose the date of your visit and provide the other information.
  4. Check out using your Visa, Mastercard, or AMEX.**
  5. Wait for your voucher/s that we’ll send through the WAUG app, which you can download here.

Is your method-of-payment issued in South Korea? You can switch the page’s currency to KRW so you can see the other local payment options, like phone payment.

Location & Hours

Ganghwa Luge (or 강화 씨사이드 리조트) is located in 4-15, Seondu-ri, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon, Republic of Korea (or 인천광역시 강화군 길상면 선두리 4-15). They’re open from 10am-5pm from November-February (winter) and 10am-6pm from March-October (spring, summer, and autumn seasons).

If you plan to get to the resort by car, you can key in any of the following on your GPS: 강화씨사이드리조트, 강화루지, or 강화도루지 검색.

To get to Ganghwa Seaside Resort from Seoul, you can take Subway Line 4 (Blue Line) to Geomam Station. Take Exit 3 and proceed to Ganghwa Terminal. Ride Bus #70 until Yonghwasa Bus Stop. Take a cab to reach the resort. In total, the ride should take less than 2.5 hours.

Enjoy your Ganghwa Luge experience

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