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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival: Tours & Tickets

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  • Excellent76%
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18 Jan 2019
“Not foreignerner friendly at all”
23 Jan 2018
“Groups above 10 get special discount tickets”
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One of South Korea's most popular winter festivals with a million visitors each January, the Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival features a wide variety of fun winter activities for the whole family. Hwacheon country, the country's first place...more
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137, Sancheoneo-gil, Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do 24114, South Korea
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+82 1688-3005
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Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

So, at first I would like to mention, than I am not a tourist and I live in South Korea for almost 4 years already. I am a foreigner married to a Korean national, so it is not my first time in Korea. This weekend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Agata I
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Our group enjoyed snow sledding, ice fishing, korean snacks and grilled trout. The overall experience was wonderful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stanley413
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to try a winter experience, I would recommend this ice fishing festival. Fishing on a frozen river is an exciting experience. The organiser have allocated an area for foreigners and staff are able to speak English so communication is not an issue....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank May T
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Went with my wife and 4 year old on our recent trip to Korea on a weekday and we all have a really fun day out. We booked the trip on the Funko website with Korea Tours and were picked up within 100 metres from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TJ_harmoni
Reviewed 3 February 2017

About 1-1.5 hours from Seoul. It's absolutely unique experience only can do in winter in Korea. Entrance fee is around 10,000 Won. For tourists and locals, our fishing area are separated. Will be given a fishing rod and you find your own ice-hole to catch...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank zHadz
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Really well organised and interesting event for the family. Got our fishing rods and tickets then off we went ice fishing. My young kids 2 and 3 year old had loads of fun. After catching the fish we had them grilled at a tent for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank cindychua28012019
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This ice fishing festival has been running for a number of years now and they have been able to keep up the momentum from year to year. The main activity is the titular ice fishing, and it is a great activity. There are also restaurants...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We came with a tourists group of 65 people and we really enjoy this day in ice festival ! So many activités proposed there (ice fishing, quad on ice, hand fishing...). We appreciated the general atmosphere on this event even if you were so cold...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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