Udo Island

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  • Address: Udo, South Korea, Jeju-si
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Beach, Island, Light House, View Point, Family And Kids

About Udo Island, Jeju-si

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.

Udo Island Information

  • 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. 

Udo Island Opening and Closing Hours

  • Ferry leaves Seongsangri Port starting 8am, and departs every 30-60 minutes.

How To reach Udo Island by Public Transport

  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Udo Island

  • 95% of people who visit Jeju-si include Udo Island in their plan

  • 21.64% of people start their Udo Island visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Udo Island

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

66.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Udo Island

People normally club together Manjanggul Cave and Jeju Mysterious Road while planning their visit to Udo Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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