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Bonggae Sammu Campsite
203, Jungsangandong-ro, Jeju-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨ #730 ⇨Dong Heocheon [30mins] ⇨Walk to Campsite [4 mins]
Facility: All facilities available, plus “tent houses” and warm baths
Fee: 25,000 won from May to August. Tents cost 125,000 won for four people
Note: This former site of Samyang school has been redeveloped into a campsite, run by the Jeju Ecological City Research Center. Tents can be pitched anywhere in the school grounds. Nearby, Geomeun Orem and Hamdeok Beach are both recommended.
Mt. Halla Gwaneumsa Campsite
San 180-1, Odeung-dong, Jeju-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨ #500, 502 ⇨ Jeju National University ⇨ #1, 77 ⇨Gwaneumsa [30 mins]
*#1, 77 buses are only available on weekends. A taxi from Jeju City Hall will cost around 10,000 won
Facilities: bathroom, water, shower (available July to Aug), small shop
Fee: Small tents 3,000, medium tents 4,500, big tents 6,000 won
Parking costs 1,800 won
Note: Lawn, wood, and ground campsites are available. Each site has lots of trees and plenty of shade. The altitude makes it cool in summer. It is possible to pitch 30 to 40 tents here and there is good hiking nearby.
Contact: 064-756-9950y cool in summer. It is possible to pitch 30 to 40 tents here and there is good hiking nearby.
Yongdam Reports Park
580, Seohaean-ro, Jeju-si
Transport: Jeju City Hall ⇨ #7 ⇨ Yongdam Reports Park [30mins]
Facilities: All facilities are available including a nearby convenience store
Note: Although the site is near the airport, so it can be a little noisy during the day, on summer nights campers can enjoy the coastline, fishing and various sports facilities.
114, Donnaeko-ro, Seogwipo-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨#780 ⇨ Seogwipo Industry Science High School [1h 20 mins] ⇨#3 ⇨National Tourism Complex [8 mins] ⇨Walk to Donnaeko
Facilities: All facilities available except electricity. There is also an outdoor gym and small shop near the valley entrance.
Note: In midsummer, locals like to bathe in the nearby river to both cool off and heal neuralgia. The water flows from Mt.Halla and is always refreshingly cool and clean.
260, Seoseongil-ro, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨ #720 (toward Pyoseon) ⇨ Seongeup 1-ri [1h 10 mins] ⇨ Walk to campsite [30 mins]
Facility: Entertainment and sports facilities available including inline skating and survival game facilities
Fee: Adults 2,400 won
Note: This site suits group and family camping owing to the various leisure facilities. Seongsan Sunrise Peak and Shinyang Beach are nearby, as is Moguri Oreum for hiking.
Auto camping (caravans/trailers)
Camping Holiday Park
6083, Iljuseo-ro, Aewol-eup, Jeju-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨ #700 ⇨Gwakjimomul [1 h] ⇨Walk to Holiday Park [5 mins]
Facility: All facilities are available, plus barbeque grills
Fee: 260,000 won per night
Note: This auto campsite is owned by a large tour company and is just 5 minutes from Gwakji Gwamul Beach.
White Home Pension
29-2, Taepyeong-ro 120beon-gil, Seogwipo-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨#780 ⇨Seogwi Girls High School ⇨Walk to White Home Pension[2 h]
Facility: All facilities are available, plus a pension and barbeque facilities.
Fee: 150,000 won / night
Note: Known as the best luxury auto camper, guests can enloy a beautiful seaview from anywhere in the campsite.
Jeju Healing Camp
27, Dokjabong-ro 51beon-gil, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si
Transport: Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal ⇨ #720 (toward Pyoseon) ⇨Sincheon-ri[1 h 45 mins] ⇨#700 ⇨Sinsan Nonghyup Bank [17 mins] ⇨Walk to Jeju Healing Camp[10 mins]
Facility: Campers and barbeque grills are available.
Fee: Caravan: about 220,000 won/night / Camping: 25,000won
Note: Near to Seongsan Sunrise Peak, Pyoseon Beach, and a Jeju Olle, this site is surrounded by beautiful nature.
Contact: 064-784-8301~2 / 010-7346-2365