The name 'Udo' literally means 'cow' - the locals think that the island looks like a cow lying down. 3.5 km off the coast of Jeju, the island can be reached by ferry. The island is a lava plateau. Most of the land is used to grow crops such as sweet potatoes, garlic, and peanuts. Visited by about a million people every year, its landscape is quite pretty. Its main attractions are:
- The Seobin Baeksa coral beach
- The Hagosudong beach
- The Dongangyoeng cave
- Udo Museum
- The Udobong Peak lighthouse
The rustic island has something old worldly about it, and it doesn't look like the Korea you're probably used to.
- You can get around the main tourist sites by the island's tourist bus.
- The best way to get around is to rent a scooter/ATV/Bicycle from the locals.
- Carry some ID.
- Carry a map of the island.
- Ferry leaves Seongsangri Port starting 8am, and departs every 30-60 minutes.
- From Jeju, take the bus No. 700 to Seongsangri Port (6:25am earliest). The ferry terminal is a 10 minute walk. The ferry costs KWR 2000 for a person; KWR 13,200 for the car. Return tickets are cheaper.
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63.82% of people who visit Jeju-si include Udo Island in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
45.76% of people start their Udo Island visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Udo Island
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Udo Island