When travelling in South Korea, expenses tend to add up pretty quickly! If you’re looking for affordable attractions and activities to do during your holiday there, look no further.
Read on to find out the activities you can do in Seoul for under SGD$100 and where to get tickets! The attractions mentioned below do not include theme parks, which you can explore here!
Alpaca World Day Tour
Alpaca World Day Tour is another whole day activity for less than SGD$100! An Alpaca World Day Tour ticket comprises of a visit to Alpaca World, Jade Garden and Gubongsan Mountain Observatory.
Alpaca World (알파카월드): See, feed and even touch Alpacas, White deers, Ponies and other animals! Ideal for families with curious young minds, children can gain exposure to unique animals and experience activities such as animal parades, horse riding and rabbit feeding.
Jade Mountain (제이드가든): A serene arboretum that boasts 24 distinctively-themed area and a total of 3,000 plant species.
Gubongsan Mountain Observatory (구봉산 전망대 카페거리): One of the most scenic driving courses in Chuncheon. The observatory offers the best spot to admire breathtaking views of Chuncheon, during both day and night. With freshly brewed coffee in hand, go for a stroll to its outside terrace or garden, where you can gaze out on and admire the beauty of Chuncheon.
Book your Alpaca World Day Tour tickets here.
Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Day Tour
Save yourself the hassle of finding your own transport to Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple with a day tour ticket. A round-trip shuttle bus is provided, with multiple pick-up and drop-off points. From just SGD$77, you can visit two of Korea’s most popular tourist destination with this day tour!
Mt. Seorak (설악산): The most picturesque mountain in Korea, containing some of the tallest peaks of the country. It is known for its stunning paranomic view and even rare wildlife.
Naksansa Temple (낙산사): One of the most historic sites in the region, Naksansa Temple boasts a 1,300 years history since it was built in the 11th year of King Munmu’s reign of Silla (671). The ancient temple commands a paranomic view overlooking the East Sea, which earned its spot in the Eight Sights of Gwandong. One of the foremost sights of Yangyang, Naksansa Temple is a destination not to be missed.
Book your Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Day Tour tickets here.
SEOUL SKY Observatory
SEOUL SKY (서울스카이) is the largest tower in Korea and 5th tallest building in the world. The observatory offers a stunning view of the the capital city, be it day or night. Apart from the observatory, there is an exhibition zone, sky deck, dessert cafe, sky terrace, lounge and other amenities available for visitors. Enjoy an uninterrupted view at SEOUL SKY Observatory 555m high in the sky from SGD$26.99 onwards.
Book your SEOUL SKY Observatory tickets here.
Explore Korea’s largest aquarium COEX Aquarium (코엑스 아쿠아리움), home to over 40,000 sea creatures from over 650 different species. An ideal destination for families or anyone interested to learn more about local marine life from across 16 themed exhibitions. Tickets to COEX Aquarium starts from SGD$22.73.
COEX Aquarium is located at Samseong Station, and conveniently within walking distance to COEX Shopping Mall and other restaurants.
Book your COEX Aquarium tickets here.
Seoul Zoo is one of the attractions within Seoul Grand Park. Established in 1984, Seoul Zoo provides a natural habitat for animals to grow and live, as well as serves as an educational attraction for the public to visit. Today, it is the largest zoo in South Korea with over 3,300 species of animals around the world.
In order to get to the zoo, visitors must take a Sky Lift up and across the beautiful scenery Seoul Grand Park has to offer. Seoul Zoo + Sky Lift Combo starts from only SGD$9.30.
Book your Seoul Zoo + Sky Lift Combo tickets here.
Nami Island Day Tour
Nami Island (남이섬): Famous for its beautiful lush greenery, Nami Island is an ideal destination for anyone looking to slow down and appreciate nature. Enjoy the island by strolling leisurely or biking around.
Bundle your Nami Island visit with a day tour to other must-visits in the vicinity, such as Petite France and The Garden of Morning Calm.
Petite France (쁘띠프랑스): A vibrant French-style village decked with brightly coloured buildings. The place gained popularity as a backdrop for famous Korean shows including ‘Beethoven Virus’, ‘Secret Garden’, ‘Running Man’ and ‘You Who Came From The Stars’. You can also find numerous depictions of Le Petit Prince, the protagonist of the best-selling French fable by Antione de Saint-Exupéry.
Garden of the Morning Calm (아침고요수목원): A private garden that showcases the beauty of Korean horticulture through seas of flowers and lush forests. There are 20 themed sections within the garden for explore. This destination is great for families and couples to visit.
Apart from the 2 mentioned attractions above, Nami Island Day Tour can also be bundled with Gangchon Rail Bike, Hyvaa Finland with Play Jungle and Seorak Mountain.
Book your tickets for the Nami Island Day Tour here.
Nami Island Round-trip Shuttle Bus
If you only wish to explore Nami Island on its own, you can purchase a ticket for a Round-trip Shuttle Bus. There are multiple timings and pick up points for you to choose from. Tickets for the Round-trip Shuttle Bus starts from SGD23.80.
Book your Nami Island Round-trip Shuttle Bus tickets here.
Dynamic Maze is a new concept indoor adventure maze that sees you going through obstacles while cooperating with your family and friends. Challenge yourself with the rapidly changing situations and use your brains and brawns to complete all 14 missions!
Tickets start from SGD$10.48. Book your Dynamic Maze ticket here.
Alive Museum is the first play and experience exhibition hall in Korea that was created by combining various art concepts. Participate and enjoy a variety of artworks with humorous ideas created through visual arts, large object arts and advanced technology media are on display.
Tickets starts from SGD$10.48. Book your Alive Museum tickets here.
Figure Museum W
Are you an avid figurine collector? If you are, this attraction might be perfect for you! Figure Museum W is a new concept museum grafted with the function of the theme park under the theme of figurines and toys.
Anyone who seeks to see, appreciate, and enjoy rare figures will find this attraction right up their alley! From just SGD$14, Figure Museum W presents new entertainment and a sound pastime life for all walks of life – children, teenagers, and adults alike.
Book your Figure Museum W tickets here.