Top 3 Things to Do in Tongyeong on Your First Visit

Must-Try Activities in Tongyeong

As a charming port city off the southern coast of Korea, Tongyeong is often likened to Naples in Italy. With its romantic views of the sea, natural attractions, and cultural villages, you can expect to have a relaxing and enriching trip here. To take in all the beauty of Tongyeong, consider the following activities that are recommended to first-time visitors:

1. Experience the thrill in Skyline Luge Tongyeong

Start your trip at Skyline Luge Tongyeong, which is on the list of the Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots in South Korea! The attraction offers two rides that will give you a good first impression of the city: the Skyride and the luge.

The Skyride is a 5-seater chairlift that will take you up a hilltop, which is the base point for all luge riders. As you ascend, you’ll be able to see Hallyeo National Marine Park and the hundreds of islands that surround Tongyeong!

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View of Tongyeong’s surrounding islands from Mt. Mireuk.

After the slow but scenic chairlift ride, you’ll then take an exciting luge ride down any of the attraction’s 4 tracks. Each one is filled with twists and turns, which friends and families will surely enjoy!

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  • PRICE: starts at ₩33,900 on WAUG (vs. regular price of ₩39,000)
  • ADDRESS: 178, Balgae-ro, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea
  • HOURS: 10am-5pm on weekdays and 9am-5pm on weekends

First time to book on WAUG? After signing up, you’ll get an extra ₩3,000 discount coupon that you can use on your first transaction! 🎉

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2. See Hallyeosudo via Tongyeong Cable Car

Tongyeong Cable Car is possibly the best ride of its kind in South Korea! The route spans a distance of 1,975m and will let you take in the beautiful nature of the city.

The gondola will take you to the top of Mireuksan, which has several activity areas and observation decks that will let you see the Hallyeo Waterway, Tongyeong Harbor, and old Korean temples.

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If you’ll visit Tongyeong with your special someone, make sure to include this in your itinerary!

  • PRICE: ₩8,000 on WAUG (vs. regular price of ₩10,000)
  • ADDRESS: 349-1, Donam-dong, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea
  • HOURS: Varies per season. Click here for more details.

3. Take on the challenge at Tongyeong Adventure Tower

Traveling to Tongyeong during the summer? Be sure to visit Tongyeong Adventure Tower, an outdoor attraction that’s perfect for families and friends. Walk on suspension bridges, climb walls, and crawl inside log tunnels — the first group to head up the third floor wins!

  • PRICE: starts at ₩9,600 on WAUG (vs. regular price of ₩12,000)
  • ADDRESS: 303, Donam-dong, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea
  • HOURS: Varies per season. Click here for more details.

How to Book Things to Do in Tongyeong on WAUG

If you’re unfamiliar with booking activities online, just follow these 5 simple steps:

  1. Log in or sign up for a WAUG account here.
  2. Proceed to the booking page of your preferred activity in Tongyeong.
  3. Select the date, option, and quantity.
  4. Check out using your credit/debit card, Naver Pay, or mobile.
  5. Wait for your voucher/s on the WAUG app, which you can download below:

More things to do in Tongyeong

Aside from the 3 fun and nature-themed attractions we’ve listed above, also check out the Garden of Lights and this VR arcade!

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