After Taejongdae Park, my family hopped back on the bus and made our way to Oryukdo Islands and Skywalk. Here we walked across a 15-meter glass bridge at the edge of a cliff!
Click the read more button below to know more about the place and what I really thought of it!
How to get to Oryukdo Skywalk?
Busan City Tour Bus – Stop Number 7 (Oryukdo Islands), travel time from Busan station is 1hr and 10 minutes.
Option 2: (Bus)
Dong Seoul Bus Terminal ↔ Busan
Seoul Express Bus Terminal ↔ Busan
Cheongju Express Bus Terminal ↔ Busan
Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal ↔ Busan
Visit Official Website: www.kobus.co.kr
Option 3: (Train)
Seoul Station (KTX, ITX, Rose of Sharon) ↔ Busan
Miryang Station (KTX, ITX, Rose of Sharon) ↔ Busan
Suncheon Station (Rose of Sharon) ↔ Haeundae
Visit Official Website: www.letskorail.com
* Inquiries: +82-1544-7788, +82-1588-7788
Option 4: (Train)
From Busan Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 10
– Take bus 27 near Exit 10.
– Get off at Oryukdo SK View Humun (Backgate) Bus Stop. (25 stops)
– Walk ahead about 275 m to reach the destination.
*All information from KTO, check out their official website here.
9am to 6pm (Last admission 5:50)
Holiday operating hours: 12pm to 6pm
* Subject to change depending on weather conditions
Located off the Southern Coast of Busan, are the Oryukdo Islands. Depending on the day and the tide, you’ll be able to see either five islands or six islands – which is why it’s called – Oryukdo. ‘O’ meaning five and ‘yuk’ meaning six in Korean.
TRIVIA! Orukdo Islands are composed of Usakdo Island, Surido Island, Gonggotdo Island, Guldo Island and Deungdaedo Island (the one with the lighthouse and also the only habitable island), but because the upper part of Usakdo divides into two segments, the island is sometimes known as Bangpaedo Island and Sol Island as well.
What is the Oryukdo Skywalk?
Opened in 2013, it is a 15 meter glass bridge on the edge of a cliff that you can walk across and enjoy the views!
Free! However, first come-first serve with a maximum of 120 people a day.
As you can see from my photos, there are a lot of people! We arrived around 2:30 – 3pm and it was packed.
All you had to do is get in line, put on some shoe covers (see the photo below) and then make your way across. Took me probably less than 5 minutes! We were quite underwhelmed. Haha!
It wasn’t as great as I imagined, but it was still a good experience! I loved the views of the islands and it was such a beautiful day; the sun was out and it wasn’t too chilly as well.
Have you been here before? What did you think about the place? Let me know in the comments section below!
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