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Waegook Travel

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Group & Custom Tours, Beach House & Rooms and fun activities on Geoje, South Korea.

WOW CHUSEOK ISLAND GETAWAY:
GEOJE, & TONGYEONG & BIJINDO!

4 Days (3 Nights):
September 12 - 15.

3 Nights / 4 Days Island Getaway!

Early Bird 1 Prices:
Starting from KRW 239 000 Per Adult.
Additional Discounts for Group Organizers & Children.
For the 2019 Tour we added more of our awesome meals, as well as a Cruise and a day out on picturesque Bijindo Island with the ocean on both sides of the beach. The water is warm in September and great for swimming and lazing on three of the most magnificent beaches (Wahyeon, Gujora and Bijindo).

HIGHLIGHTS:

* 2 Nights on Wahyeon Beach, Geoje Island (September 12th & 13th):

Oedo, ATVs, Go Karts, Kayaking, Sunset Cruise, Breathtaking Island Tour, Hiking and Swimming, Braai (South African Style BBQ) & Beach Party with Free Cocktails (1st Night), Pork BBQ Restaurant (2nd Night), English Breakfast (2nd Morning) and Burger King Burger on the way to Tongyeong (3rd Morning).

* 1 Night in Tongyeong (September 14th):
Bijindo Cruise and Day out on Bijindo Beach with the ocean on both sides of the beach, Luge & Skyride, Turtle Boats, Don Pirang, Traditional Fish Market, Korean Duck BBQ Restaurant (3rd Night) and Korean Buffet Restaurant (4th Morning).

CUSTOM TOUR:

This trip has been meticulously designed, so you can just chill out or join as many fun activities as you want to do at your own pace. See Options for more info.
Waegook Travel is a licensed travel agency (Grade 1 covering expats – License No 612-13-28058) and we live and operate on Geoje Island. Join your local guides for the best Chuseok ever).

INCLUDED:

* Return Bus to Geoje Island, Island Tour, Bijindo Cruise and Transfers to and from activities.
* 3 Nights’ Accommodation (2 Nights Pension Style Accommodation on Wahyeon Beach, Geoje Island - Most Bigger Rooms are Ondol and most Private Rooms have 1 Double Bed). All the rooms are right by the beach. In Tongyeong we have 1 Night’s Accommodation at a motel with modern rooms and it's near the harbour. Most smaller rooms have 1 Double Bed).
* 3 Breakfasts: 1 X English Breakfast / 1 X Burger King / 1 X Korean Buffet Restaurant.
* 3 Dinners: 1 X Big Lamb Braai (SA Style BBQ next to the fire) / 1 X Pork BBQ Restaurant / 1 X Duck BBQ Restaurant.
* Beach Party with free cocktails, flip cup, beer pong and party music.
* Bijindo Island Return Ferry with a Day on the Beach and or Hiking.
* Okpo Live Music Night (Drinks not included).
* Beach Volley Ball, Beach Soccer and Touch Rugby.
* Many Free Activities: Swimming, Beach Time, Gonggoji & Bijindo & Bamboo Forest with Fortress Hiking and more…

FUN OPTIONS:

Activities:
Sunset Cruise * Sea Kayaking * Paddle Board * Snorkeling* Mountain Forest ATVs * Boat Fishing * Sea World * Oedo Botanical Island * Tongyeong Luge * Exciting Go Karts. See "Detailed Info" for activity prices.

Private Rooms:
Groups of 3 or more: Included
1 or 2 People: Add KRW 120 000 PER ROOM FOR 3 NIGHTS

(NOT Per Person Per Night).

BIG EARLY BIRD SAVINGS!

This exciting and fun-packed Tour books out early every year. Book Early to avoid disappointment, get your tour much cheaper with our Early Bird Deals and get the best rooms.

Early Bird Discounts: Save up to KRW 30 000 with payment or only a KRW 100 000 Deposit.
Early Bird Balances for deposits payable before September 1st.

Early Bird 1: Prices as you see them in the Tour Price below.
Early Bird 2: Add KRW 10 000 for payments or deposits after Thursday, August 1st.
Early Bird 3: Add KRW 20 000 for payments after Thursday, August 15th.
Normal Price: Add KRW 30 000 for payments after Sunday, September 1st.

Bookings close on September 8 at 22:00 or when the tour is fully booked. All outstanding balances and payments must be paid latest September 8.

TOUR PRICE:

All prices are Early Bird Prices Per Person before group and other discounts:

Meeting us on Geoje: KRW 239 000

Southern Departures (Busan / Changwon): KRW 259 000.
Central Departures (Daegu / Gumi / Daejeon): KRW 269 000.
Northern Departures (Seoul / Suwon / Cheonan): KRW 279 000.

OTHER DISCOUNTS:

Group Discounts:
Group Organisers put in a lot work and we reward them!
- KRW 5 000 PP OFF organizer's tour for groups of 3 – 6.
- KRW 8 000 PP OFF organizer's tour for groups 7 or more.

BONUS:
Groups of 3 or more will have their own rooms at no extra cost and won't have to share with others outside their groups.


Child Discounts:
Children accompanied by their parents qualify for the discounts below:
- Babies under 24 months Free
- 2 – 7 Years Old 50% Off Normal Price (Not Early Bird).
- 8 – 15 Years Old 20% Off Normal Price (Not Early Bird).

Only the discounts mentioned available. Other discounts are not possible.

DEPARTURES:

(All departures on Thursday are in the Morning – AM).

NORTHERN DEPARTURES

05:00 Seoul - Nowon (Hagye Subway Exit 6).
05:30 Seoul – Noksapyeong (Noksapyeong Subway Exit 2).
06:30 Suwon (Cheongmyeong Subway Station Exit 1).
07:30 Cheonan – In front of Sinsegae Department store across from Mr. Pizza (Sinsegae is by Cheonan Intercity Bus Terminal).

CENTRAL DEPARTURES

08:30 Daejeon (In front of Yongjeon Dong Homeplus).
09:40 Gumi (In front of Gumi Intercity Bus Terminal by the taxi rank).
10:30 Daegu (In front of Seongseo Homeplus Main Entrance).

SOUTHERN DEPARTURES:

10:30 Changwon (In front of the taxi stand at Changwon Intercity Terminal).
11:30 Busan (In front of the Paragon Hotel across from Sasang (Seobu) Intercity Bus Terminal).
12:30 Geoje (In front of Gohyeon Bus Terminal at the taxi rank). PLEASE NOTE: If you are coming from another city, you will have to buy your return ticket back from Tongyeong on Sunday.

OTHER DEPARTURES:

Let us know if you have a big group and we will try and accommodate your departure. We need at least 10 people for an added departure near our routes above or 30 to 45 people for a separate bus from a city far from the routes above.

People meeting us on Geoje:
If you can’t make the time for the Gohyeon Departure, you can take City Buses 22 or 23 (KRW 1 300 and they leave every 25 minutes). Fast City Bus No 4 000 is KRW 1 400 and leaves every 2 hours). You can get off at the 1st bus stop on the top of the hill by the Wahyeon Beach Sign as you pass the Dome Hotel on the left. Walk down the hill till you see Paris Guest House (Orange) on the right just before the beach.
A taxi is faster and more convenient for 3 or 4 people and cost around KRW 17 000.
Call us if you want us to explain to the driver where to go. Sugi: 010 5293 3775.

* Please note that people from other cities choosing the Geoje Departure should book their return tickets from TONGYEONG in advance if possible. Our bus will not return to Geoje after the tour. If a bus between Tongyeong and your city is unavailable it would be better to book your tour from one of our other departure cities.

ITINERARY AFTER ARRIVAL ON GEOJE ISLAND:

You are here to relax, and we made the itinerary as flexible as possible. Plan what you would like to do on which day. Certain things like ATVs, Kayaking, Swimming and Hiking are very popular, so you can either do them on the Thursday or the Friday. Certain activities don’t repeat e.g. Oedo Botanical Island, Geoje Island Tour, Sea World, Bijindo, Luge, Sunset Cruise etc. All Activities are subject to weather, availability etc. Only pay the tour and private room options when you book. All activities can be booked and paid when you get here.

Thursday, September 12.

12:30 – 13:00 Arrive at our Beach Accommodation.
Check-in at our beach rooms at Wahyeon Beach. Most rooms on Geoje are ondol and rooms will be allocated according to group sizes and private room options. Groups of 3 or more people will have their own rooms and reasonable Private Room Options for 1 and 2 people are available above). Some Private Rooms have double beds (Limited). Rooms with beds will be allocated to people who book private room for 1 or 2 guest options and early bookings will have preference. Private Room Options are for the entire 3-night stay and will also include a Private Room for the night in Tongyeong. Most Tongyeong Rooms have a double bed.
(See Saturday Check-In or the “Detail Info” link below for more info on Tongyeong Rooms).

13:20 Book optional activities or enjoy Wahyeon or Gujora Beach.

13:30 – 17:00 Boat Fishing (KRW 60 000 PP) – Minimum 4 People.

14:00 – 17:30 Wahyeon Beach:
Swim, play some beach volleyball, beach soccer and touch rugby (Free).
Nature lovers can also hike to Gonggoji, Dolphin Point, Wahyeon Observatory etc all with amazing views (Free). Kayaking or Paddle Board at Wahyeon Beach (KRW 10 000 PP for 60 minutes – Max 4 People Kayaking and 1 SUP).

14:00 Bus leaves to Gonggoji and Dolphin Point Trail starting point in Yegu near Wahyeon and then take the others to Gujora Beach:

14:10 – 16:30 Gonggoji and Dolphin Point Hiking.

14:20 – 17:00 Kayaking including snorkeling around Yundol Island at Gujora Beach (KRW 20 000 PP for 90 minutes – 10 tandem kayaks, so 20 people at a time). You can also chill out and swim at Gujora Beach or hike to the bamboo forest and fortress at Gujora Beach.

14:00 – 15:20 / 15:00 – 16:20 / 16:00 – 17:20 Thrilling Mountain Forest ATVs (KRW 25 000 Per Person). Shuttle Transport to the ATVs from Wahyeon Beach every hour on the hour and transport back to Wahyeon Beach every hour at 20 minutes past the hour. Minimum 6 and Maximum 10 Per Group based on availability.

14:30 – 16:10 Geoje Sea World (KRW 22 000 PP).
Bus leaves from Wahyeon Beach to Sea World.

17:40 – 19:20 Sunset Cruise (KRW 25 000 for a spectacular 1 hour 20 minutes cruise around famous landmarks including Haegeumgang, Oedo Botanical Island, Naedo, Gonggoji etc). Refreshments and music provided free.
Highly recommended. You will take the best snapshots of your life.
Minimum 20 People Per Boat – Maximum 120 People Per Boat.

19:30 BBQ fires are lit.

20:00 – 21:30 Our Signature Lamb BBQ (Included). (Halal and Vegetarian Options available).
2 Big Lamb Chops, Creamy Pasta Salad and Mixed Salad.
Mouth-watering South African style BBQ (Braai). Wonderful time to socialize. You can grill your own meat or ask someone you trust in your group if you would like the meat grilled to your own taste. If you are satisfied with your meat medium cooked you can leave your meat in the hands of our braai masters.

21:30 - …:
Beach Party (Included) with Bon Fire, Music and lots of Free Cocktails.
Subject to weather –Undercover option next to the beach in case of strong wind or rain.
Socialize with Flip Cup, Beer Pong etc.

Friday, September 13 (Chuseok)

09:00 – 10:00 Full English Breakfast (Included) with Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Baked Beans, Toast, Cheese, Jam and Coffee – Vegetarian options available.

10:10 – 13:30 Enchanting Geoje Island Bus Tour (Included) & Go Karts (KRW 20 000 PP).
The Tour will feature the top Geoje Island attractions including Hakdong Pebble Beach, Sinseondae, Windy Hill and Haegeumgang.
On the way back you can do optional Go-Karting on an exciting new track right next to the sea.

14:00 – 17:30 Wahyeon Beach:
Swim, play some beach volleyball, beach soccer and touch rugby (Free).
Nature lovers can also hike to Gonggoji, Dolphin Point, Wahyeon Observatory etc all with amazing views (Free). Kayaking or Paddle Board at Wahyeon Beach (KRW 10 000 PP for 60 minutes – Max 4 People Kayaking and 1 SUP).

14:00 Bus leaves to Gonggoji & Dolphin Trail starting point in Yegu near Wahyeon and then take the others to Gujora Beach:

14:10 – 16:30 Gonggoji and Dolphin Point Hiking.

14:20 – 17:00 Kayaking including snorkeling around Yundol Island at Gujora Beach (KRW 20 000 PP for 90 minutes – 10 tandem kayaks, so 20 people at a time). You can also chill out and swim at Gujora Beach or hike to the bamboo forest and fortress at Gujora Beach.

14:00 – 15:20 / 15:00 – 16:20 / 16:00 – 17:20 Thrilling Mountain Forest ATVs (KRW 25 000 Per Person). Shuttle Transport to the ATVs from Wahyeon Beach every hour on the hour and transport back to Wahyeon Beach every hour at 20 minutes past the hour. Minimum 6 and Maximum 10 Per Group based on availability.

15:00 – 17:30 Spectacular Oedo Botanical Island Tour 2 (KRW 30 000 PP including Ferry and Island Park Admission).

19:00 – 23:00 Depart for Pork BBQ Dinner and Live Music Okpo Night. After dinner we will take you to a place we arranged prior to the tour where we can enjoy a live band, play some pool, darts etc. There are also many other expat bars to choose from.
People who want to skip the Okpo Night can go back to the Wahyeon Beach after we drop the people off in Okpo. People who want to stay in Okpo later than 23:00 can take a taxi back to Wahyeon for about KRW 12 000. Don’t get back too late because we depart at 09:00 AM for the awesome Bijindo Island Tour.

Saturday, September 14

09:00 Depart for Tongyeong Harbour.
Burger King Burgers will be served on the bus (Included).

10:30 Tickets handed out and boarding the cruise for magnificent Bijindo (Return Cruise Included). A multitude of breath-taking islands, fishing boats and sea gulls following, offer spectacular photo opportunities from the ferry to Bijindo and back on this amazing cruise.

11:40 – 15:30 Spend the day on this iconic hour glass beach with the ocean on both sides or hike up the mountain for awesome photos of the island. It’s a good idea to get some snacks and refreshments at the harbour or on the ferry. There are some stores on Bijindo, but they are not always well stocked and over Chuseok it’s better to be prepared.

15:40 Group Photo and Board the cruise back to Tongyeong.

17:00 Check-In at our modern Tongyeong Motel. (Most rooms have double beds and most rooms will be shared by 3 people max. People who selected the private room option for the long weekend when they booked will have private room on Geoje and in Tongyeong. A few bigger rooms will be allocated to bigger groups. It is easy to get lost in the windy side streets. Please mark the spot well on your phone or take a motel business card. (See Thursday Check-In or the “Detail Info” link below for more info on Geoje Rooms).

18:00 Depart for the ever so popular Luge in Tongyeong. People not going to the Luge will be picked up for dinner at 19:30.

18:30 – 20:00 Tongyeong Luge & Skyride.
We will get tickets in advance which cuts your waiting time. You can get a snack from one of the many stalls at the Luge to still the hunger till our delicious Duck BBQ Dinner. Race down in an exhilarating Luge. The Skyride up to the starting point of the Luge also gives you a great view of the incredible seascape and city of Tongyeong (KRW 12 000 including 1 Luge Ride which includes the Skyride).

20:20 – 22:00 Duck BBQ (Included).
Enjoy a delicious Duck BBQ dinner at a popular Tongyeong restaurant (Drinks not included).

22:00 Depart for Tongyeong Motel.

22:20 - …People who still have energy can go to a singing room, have some beers at the park or the convenience store located right by the motel. You can also go for a stroll along the harbour and view the turtle boats all lit up in beautiful colors.

Sunday, September 15:

09:00 Early birds explore Don Pirang Mural Village, The Turtle Ships and Tongyeong Traditional Sea Food Market. Sugi will guide you where to go. People who are tired are welcome to rest a bit longer.

10:30 – 11:00 Check Out. Please have your stuff on the bus, by 11 AM.

11:10 Depart for Breakfast.

11:30 – 12:20 Enjoy a Korean Buffet Breakfast (Included).

12:30 Depart for original departure cities. A fantastic tour draws to a close and we depart early to avoid the long weekend traffic and get you all back home early so you can rest before work on Monday.

ETA:

SOUTHERN DEPARTURES:
!!! Meeting us on Geoje:
Other Cities – Buy Return Tickets in advance from Tongyeong to your city.

14:00 Changwon
15:00 Busan


CENTRAL DEPARTURES:

15:30 Daegu
16:20 Gumi
17:30 Daejeon

NORTHERN DEPARTURES: 

17:30 Cheonan
18:30 Suwon ETA.
20:00 Seoul ETA.

ALL DEPARTURE TIMES AND ETAs ARE SUBJECT TO CHUSEOK TRAFFIC AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.
We usually arrive earlier or on time, but keep traffic etc in mind for appointments or transport arrangements from our arrival cities.

* DETAIL INFO:

Please see “Detail Info” for an exact description of the option prices, accommodation, food, tour highlights etc.

DISCLAIMER & CANCELLATION FEES:

You join this tour and any activities at own risk. When booking this tour, you agree to our terms and conditions and indemnify us against any injury or losses sustained while on this tour.

A. Cancellations more than 60 days before the event 10%
B. Cancellations less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event 30%
C. Cancellations less than 30 but more than 15 days before the event 50%.
D. Trips cancelled 15 days or less before the event - No Refund Possible.

JOIN US FOR A CHUSEOK LONG WEEKEND YOU WILL NEVER FORGET!

CONTACT INFO:

Waegook Travel – General Enquiries as well as Southern and Central Departures:
E-Mail Derrick: funtrips@waegooktravel.com
Call Sugi: 010 5293 3775

GTR – Northern Departures:
E-Mail Michael: Goodtimesrok@gmail.com:
Call: Michael: 010 9459 8677

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LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE CHUSEOK ISLAND GETAWAY!