Family Friendly Tours



Daegwallyeong Sheep Ranch Book Here

Date: 25 – 27 June 2024 | Time: 13:00 – 18:00
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Description
The Daegwallyeong Sheep Ranch (more commonly known as Daegwallyeong Yangtte Ranch) is a privately-owned farm/ranch in Pyeongchang located at the foot of Daegwallyeong Mountain. This 205km2 ranch is the only ranch in Pyeongchang that raises sheep and is the first “tourism ranch” in the country. Dubbed as the “Alps in Korea,” this farm boasts of gentle ridges covered with dark green grass where visitors can watch sheep play leisurely.

The Daegwallyeong Sheep Ranch started in 1988 and was originally named Pungjeong Farm until it changed its name in 2001 to Yangttae (Sheep) Ranch, and again in 2008 to its present name. The two main activities in this area is walking on the trails and feeding sheep. It takes approximately 40 minutes to walk the 1.2-meter circular walkway surrounding the sheep grazing field. During the last course of the tour, visitors can feed the sheep hay at the feeding experience center.

This ranch became a shooting location for the 2000 drama “Autumn in My Heart”, the 2003 movie “A Man Who Went to Mars.” and the music video for Block B’s 2016 song “A Few Years Later.”

Gangneung Coffee Street and Ojukheon House Book Here

Date: 24 – 27 June 2024 | Time: 13:00 – 18:00
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Description
Gangneung Coffee Street
Gangneung is the first district in Korea to host a coffee festival (Gangneung Coffee Festival), and it is well-recognized as the “City of Coffee.” They became famous for their coffee because of the vending machine coffee which you can enjoy while looking at the beach. After 2000, baristas who pioneered the coffee culture established the Gangneung Coffee Street.

Gangneung Coffee Street is located along Anmok Beach, stretching for about 510 meters. Cafes in this area provide beautiful, panoramic views of the East Sea. This district is known to support coffee artisans and promote the development of coffee-related facilities such as the coffee museum, coffee street, coffee factory, and barista academy, among many others. almost all of the coffee shops along the Gangneung Coffee Street roast their own coffee beans.

The famous Gangneung Coffee Festival is held every October, and during this time you can learn and experience making and enjoying coffee with coffee experts.

Ojukheon House
Ojukheon House was where Yi I (penname Yulgok; scholar and politician of the Joseon Period) was born. It was built during the early Joseon dynasty and was designated as a Treasure in 1963 for its historical value.Inside the house is Mongryongsil, where Yi I was born. The household complex also features the household shrine, Munseongsa, the sarangchae (men's quarters), Eojaegak Pavilion, Yulgok Memorial Hall, and Gangneung Municipal Museum. Since 1961, the city of Gangneung has held a memorial ceremony at Yulgok Memorial Hall from October 25 to 26.

Yangyang Surfyy Beach Book Here

Date: 25 – 27 June 2024 | Time: 09:00 – 13:30
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Description
Surfyy Beach is a 1-kilometer-long beach designated for surfing, found just north of Hajodae Beach in Yangyang. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization selected Surfyy Beach as the '2020 Korean Tourism Star’. Being the first of its kind in Korea, it has the most trainers and approximately 1,000 surfboards while also operating the Surf School. Visitors who wish to train can learn different levels from beginners to advanced, and for those only looking to surf, board and wetsuits can be rented. Related programs such as surf yoga, longboard, and snorkeling are also available.

Surfyy beach has various zones including bean bag zone, hammock zone, chilling zone, and sunbed zone, as well as the Pub & Lounge and camping facilities which visitors can enjoy. While this beach cannot be used for swimming, a neighboring beach separated by a picket fence can be an alternative for visitors who would also like to swim.

Goseong DMZ Museum and Unification Tower Book Here

Date: 25 – 27 June 2024 | Time: 10:00 – 17:30
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Description
The Goseong DMZ Museum and the Goseong Unification Tower are two DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) – themed sites located less than two kilometers from each other. The DMZ Museum is located at the northernmost area along the east coast near the civilization control line and was founded to reflect the people's hope for unification of South Korea and North Korea.

The museum features exhibition halls arranged in a number of different themes that highlight the historical significance and the meaning of the DMZ, from the aftermath of the 1950 Korean War to the pristine ecosystem in the area from not being touched by humans for over 60 years. Less than two kilometers north of this is the Goseong Unification Tower, which was built by an army unit in 1983 and is the nearest place for viewing Geumgangsan Mountain in North Korea. This observation tower is built at 70 meters above sea level and 34 meters high. It was opened in 2018 and is located beside the old Unification Observatory which was opened in 1984.

The Goseong Unification Tower is shaped like the letter ‘D’ of DMZ. From here, visitors can see the Haegeumgang River and the islands nearby as well the various peaks of the Geumgangsan Mountain such as Ilchulbong Peak, Chaehabong Peak, and Oknyeobong Peak.