Just as other plants are looking to keep things simple for winter, the camellia is looking to show off all its colors!
Throughout winter the flowers can be found across the island, but the Ramsar site of Dongbaekdongsan in the Seonheul Gotjawal is one of the best locations for them.
You can also have the pleasure of walking through one of Jeju’s gotjawal volcanic woodlands, where the stable temperature is always a tough warmer than outside.
▲ Photo by mdxdt
San 12 Seonheul-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si
▲ Photo courtesy Jeju Tourism Organization
Winter is the mandarin season so brave the cold, don some gloves, and pick some citrus, preferably down south.
Seogwipo Citrus Museum
441, Hyodonsunhwan-ro, Seogwipo-si
9am - 6pm (5pm last entry)
064-767-3010 / citrusmuseum.com
6,000 won per person per kilogram / No limitation on eating / includes museum entrance
The Citrus Museum offers great picking and boasts a themed exhibition room, a 3D video, a folklore exhibit and a subtropical garden.
22nd Seongsan Ilchul Sunrise Festival
▲ Photo courtesy Seogwipo City
Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seongsan-ri, Seongsan-eup
Seogwipo City, 064-760-4281
Dec 30 (Weds) to Jan 1 (Fri)
The iconic place to see in the first sunrise of the new year is Seongsan Ilchulbong. From Dec 30 to Jan 1, the Seongsan Ilchul Festival will include fireworks, performances, festival foods and drinks to warm your cockles. On Jan 1, crowds will ascend the castle-like peak to see in the first sunrise of the year.
▲ Photo by Darryl Coote
17th Seogwipo Penguin Swim
Jungmun Saekdal Beach
3039 Saekdal-dong, Seogwipo-si
9:30am to 12pm, Saturday, Jan 2, 2016
For further information, call 064 -760–3320
Dive into the freezing winter waters and brave the cold with plenty of other locals! Other events include traditional wrestling, musical performances, raffles and free winter foods.
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