South Korea is a popular vacation destination that continues to attract travelers from all parts of the globe.
Statistics gathered by the Korean Tourism Organization indicate that over 15 million tourists visited the country in 2018, with arrivals up by 15% as compared to the previous year. One of the most popular areas that saw the most visits is Busan, and with its gorgeous beaches and hot springs, it’s the perfect place to go to if you like water sports and activities.
On your next visit, why not take to the waters of Busan and go on a boat tour? You’re sure to enjoy the fresh air and peaceful vibe while you’re out on the water. Check out some of the best and most scenic boat tours in the city.
Busan Marine City Yacht Tour
If you’re an experienced boater, you can rent a yacht, sailboat, or other personal watercraft while in Busan and take to the water by yourself. Just make sure to bring your passport, emergency essentials, and check to see if the boat and watercraft engine are in tiptop shape before heading to the water.
However, if you want to relax or spend a quiet and romantic evening with your significant other, then going on a Busan Marine City Yacht Tour is a must.
You’ll get to see famous Busan landmarks and places such as the Gwangan Bridge and Dongbaekseom Island, among others. For the ultimate romantic experience, choose the one-hour Night Yacht Tour so you can enjoy sailing under the starry skies.
Busan Ocean Tour of Donglim Lake
Want to go on a ship tour, go fishing, and have a meal while on a boat? You can do all three when you’re on the Busan Ocean Tour of Donglim Lake. This 3-hour tour allows you to enjoy the beautiful scenery while feasting on grilled fish and classic Korean dishes like bibimbap.
You’ll be given a life jacket, a fishing rod and some bait upon boarding so you can immediately try your hand at fishing. This private tour allows a maximum of 7 travelers, making it the ideal activity if you’re going as a group.
Covea Cruise offers a great way to see the city from the water. Moreover, it’s a pleasant way to spend a free hour.
The tour starts at different times and you can choose from afternoon and evening tours. Snacks are available on board and if you chose the dinner tour, you can look forward to dining on soup, salad, a main course, and some cake and coffee for dessert. They also have live music on board, so you get to enjoy listening to everything from traditional music to K-pop and K-R&B hits while cruising.
Going on a boat ride or tour allows you to enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds of nature. Try going on any of these boat tours the next time you’re in Busan — you’re sure to have a healing experience that will energize you for the rest of your trip.