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Holi Hai 2018:
Wahyeon Beach, Geoje Island

IMPORTANT! Final Arrangements


Holi Hai 2018: Geoje Island
Wahyeon Beach: March 17 & 18 (Festival on the 18th).

Holi Hai – Even better in 2018!
The very popular Holi Hai Festival which has been held in Busan the last few years will be held on Wahyeon Beach, Geoje Island this year.

About Holi Hai (Official Description):
Welcome to the happiest festival in Korea! Holi Hai, also known as the Festival of Colors, celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. All nationalities and ethnicities are encouraged to participate! Make sure to wear white because this party gets colorful. The colored powders used in Holi represent happiness, love, and the freedom to live vibrantly. Take the opportunity to cover yourself and your friends in colorful powders and dance your heart out. Enjoy loud Bollywood music, delicious samosas, and an afternoon of messy, free fun!

Book your bus, beach rooms, meals, Holi Playing Kit and fun activities all at once.

2 Holi Hai Tours 2018:

Option 1. VIP Weekend Tour

Option 2. Day Tour

Book your bus, beach rooms, meals, Holi Playing Kit and fun activities all at once.

* Waegook Travel is a licensed travel agency and tour operator based on Geoje Island. We are very well connected to get you the best deals and nobody knows the island like we do.
* We offer 2 very affordable tours for the Holi Hai Festival. As part of our tour you can also enjoy and get discounts on our meal packages and many fun activities.
* Join us and be a local too. We don’t have impossible itineraries and you only do what you want to do.
* Almost all the beachfront accommodation and party places around the beach are reserved exclusively for our guests

VIP Tour (2 Days / 1 Night): From KRW 69 000.
Extended till February 28th Expired: PLUS  BIG BONUS still available for the VIP Tour below).
Add KRW 10 000 after February 28th.

Geoje: KRW 69 000 (Remember to buy your return tickets from Geoje in advance).
Busan / Changwon / Jinju / Jinhae KRW 89 000.
Daegu / Gumi / Ulsan: KRW 94 000.
Seoul / Yeongtong / Daejeon: KRW 99 000.
Chuncheon: KRW 99 000.
+ Other Departures see Buses under FAQ.

(Only for bookings and payments before February 28th, 2018).

* Return bus from selected departure cities.
* 1 Night’s beach accommodation.
* Geoje Island Bus Tour to Gujora, Hakdong Pebble Beach, Sinseondae and Windy Hill.
* Tickets for Fishing Folklore and Shipbuilding Museums.
* Discounts on Lamb Curry & Rice, sunset cruise, ATVs etc.
* 2 Tandem Kayaks (Water still cold so come prepared with waterproof pants or wetsuit if you want to do this). Free for VIP Tour Guests. 1 Hour Per Person (4 Guests at a time).
+ Saturday Lamb BBQ. Certified Halal Lamb chops with 2 home-made salads Night: FREE
+ St Paddy’s Beach Party with green Island Cocktails after Saturday BBQ: FREE.
+ Breakfast with sausage, fried eggs, toast, cheese, jam, coffee or tea: FREE.
+ Private Room Options for groups of 3 or more: Free.
Day Tour From KRW 29 000
Extended till February 28th Expired. PLUS BIG BONUS for the Day Tour below still available).
Add KRW 5 000 after February 28th.

Geoje: KRW 29 000 (Remember to buy your return tickets from Geoje in advance).
Busan / Changwon / Jinju / Jinhae KRW 45 000.
Daegu / Gumi / Ulsan: KRW 49 000.
No Daejeon, Seoul or Yeongtong Departures because too far for a same day return.
+ Other Departures see Buses under FAQ.

DAY TOUR BIG BONUS INCLUDES: (For bookings and payments before February 28th, 2018).

* Return bus from selected departure cities.
* Tickets for Fishing Folklore and Shipbuilding Museums.
+ Lamb Curry and Rice – FREE.

The Day Tour Departures and Itinerary will be added shortly.
Options (Not Included):

* Sunday Indian Lamb Curry - KRW 10 000 if part of tour and pre-ordered / KRW 13 000 if you buy there and subject to availability.
* Private Room Supplement - 2 Guests (KRW 20 000 PP).
* Private Room Supplement - 1 Guest (KRW 60 000).

* Holi Hai Playing Kit (KRW 10 000).
* Sunset Boat Cruise (KRW 30 000 PP).

* ATVs (KRW 25 000 PP).
* Boat Fishing (KRW 60 000 PP).
* Oedo Botanical Island (KRW 28 000 PP).

Please Note:
People on our tour interested in getting Holi Hai Playing Kit can order them through us at cost price and we will hand them out on the tour.

Holi Hai is a self-funded event. Each participant is requested to buy “Holi Playing Kit” which includes

* Color powder.

* Face painting color.
* Two samosas
* Funky cap

This will help the Holi Hai organisers to cover the necessary funds required to organize this colorful festival.

If you wish not to use Holi Playing kit, you can still join the festival for FREE.

We recommend the VIP Tour for maximum value and FUN. Enjoy all the beauty and activities Geoje has to offer on this super-value tour. You will also be rested and ready to enjoy everything the festival has to offer before heading back.

VIP Tour Itinerary:


All departures in the morning (AM).

Northern Departures:

05:00 Seoul (Noksapyeong Subway Exit 2).
05:50 Yeongtong – Suwon (Yeongtong Subway Station Exit 1).
07:30 Daejeon (In front of Yongjeon Dong Homeplus).

05:00 Chuncheon: (Chuncheon Bus Terminal).

Central Departures:

07:50 Gumi (Gumi Bus Terminal to Geoje Gohyeon Bus Platform).
08:30 Daegu (Dong Daegu Station – Main Entrance by taxis).
09:30 Ulsan (Sinbok Rotary).

Southern Departures:

09:40 Jinju (Jinju Bus Terminal).
10:00 Changwon (Main Entrance Changwon Intercity Bus Terminal near Taxi Stand).
10:30 Jinhae (Jinhae Bus Terminal).
10:30: Busan (Sasang Bus Terminal)
11:30: Geoje (Across from Gohyeon Bus Terminal).

Saturday, after arrival:

12:00 Noon: Check into Beach Accommodation.
13:00 – 15:30 Geoje Tour (Included). 2 Hours 30 Minutes (Gujora, Hakdong Pebble Beach, Sinseondae and Windy Hill near Haegeumgang).
13:00 – 16:30 People choosing not to go on the Island Tour can chill on the beach or participate in optional activities including ATVs, Oedo Botanical Island, Kayaking, Sea World, 2 Museums, beach volley ball or soccer (See Options).
17:00 Meet for Sunset Cruise (See options).
17:20 – 18:50 Sunset Cruise (Definite highlight – Celebrate St Paddy’s in absolute island splendour).
19:30 – 21:30 Lamb BBQ Feast.
21:30 … St Paddy’s Beach Party with green island cocktails.


07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast (Sausage, Fried Eggs, Toast, Cheese, Jam and Coffee or Tea).
07:40 – 10:30 Oedo Botanical Island for those who couldn’t go on Saturday (See Options).
9:00 AM – 11:30 Issue Holi Colors, Holi Caps, Snacks (Samosa) to paid registered participants. You can order your play kits through us at cost of KRW 10 000 when booking. All Play Kits must be collected before 11:30.
11:00 - 11:30 Check out and put your luggage in the bus you arrived on.
11:40 – 15:30 Holi Hai Festival. For the Holi Hai schedule please see:
16:00 Buses depart for original departure cities.

ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival in cities you departed from).
Please note that all departures, activity schedules and ETA are subject to weather conditions, traffic, bus routes etc.

Geoje 16:30 / Busan 17:10 / Changwon 17:30 / Jinhae 17:30 / Jinju 18:00
Ulsan 18:30 / Daegu 19:30 / Gumi 20:10
Chuncheon 22:00
Daejeon 19:30 / Yeongtong 21:00 / Seoul 22:00

Please read the info above carefully and check out the comments and links for more info.

1. There are unfortunately no other discounts except for the Early Bird Discounts on this tour because we already made it as cheap as possible.

2. Accommodation:
* Beach Rooms right at Wahyeon Beach. Accommodation is shared between 3 and 5 people. Groups of 3 to 5 people can get their own private room as long as a group booking is made and there are still rooms of that size available. For bigger groups we will allocate bigger private accommodation for a group of 6 to a maximum of 15 people. Our Beach House has already been booked by Holi Hai guests. One or two people will be placed in a room of 3 to 5 people unless a private room option is selected.  
* Couples: A limited amount of private rooms are available for 1 or 2 people. Please see options.
Accommodation is allocated in order of booking and payment, so early booking is advised.

3. Buses: The itinerary will be announced. We reserve the right to make alterations to departures based on the amount of people who book from each city. In the case of a city not having enough people to send our buses, public intercity bus tickets will be provided at no extra charge and our buses will pick those people up at Gohyeon Bus Terminal on Geoje and take them to Wahyeon Beach.  We can add extra departure points if enough people from that city. Please contact us to add a departure point.

4. Meals are not included, but we offer a Lamb BBQ and salad on Saturday evening with an Indian Lamb Curry and Rice for Sunday brunch. KRW 3 000 discount is offered to our guests on each meal option. All meat is Halal. There are also some local restaurants near the beach although the variety is limited. Light meals are available at the convenience stores. There are some places delivering pizza, chicken, Chinese meals etc, but with so many people at the festival you might have to wait long. People on the VIP Tour with special dietary requests can bring food with because most rooms have small kitchenettes.

5. Options:

Options are only available for the Saturday because of limited time. Sunday is the Festival and museums. If you don’t want to make use of your museum tickets, you are welcome to walk around Jisepo Marina and take some great photos before departure to the original departure cities.
Option Prices: The option prices are listed in the booking form. We will also provide the prices in the comments section below and on our website.

6. Hoi Hai Tickets and Info:
Please Note: People on our tour interested in getting Holi Hai Tickets can order them through us at cost price and we will hand them out on the bus or at the Waegook Travel stall. For more info on the festival see www.holhai.org
Remember to bookmark this page to book our tours exclusively by Waegook Travel.


Derrick: funtrips@waegooktravel.com

General Inquiries
Call Sugi: 010 5293 3775

See you soon on Geoje Island!

Derrick & Sugi
(Waegook Travel)
Cancellations and Disclaimer:
There is a short summary of our cancellation policy as well as a disclaimer on our Terms of Service page at: http://www.waegooktravel.com/termsofservice.htm .The link is also provided on the booking form and on our web event page.