Attraction 2487 Hyeopjae-ri, Hallim-eup, Jeju, Jeju-do 695-934, South Korea Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Hallim Park is special ?
Hallim Park, located western 33km away from Jeju City and west of Mt. Hallasan along the beach in Hallimeup, is one of the most popular tourist spots on Jeju Island. It faces the pleasant scenery of Biyangdo Island, Hyeopjae Beach and Geumneung Beach. The park was established on barren land in Hyeopjaeri, Hallimeup, and covered with tons of earth and began planting assorted subtropical plants in early 1971. Hallim Park, almost 100 thousand square meters, has a variety of gardens that can be enjoyed in any season. Visitors can enjoy checking out Palm Tree Road, Jeju Stone and Bonsai Garden, Water Garden, Subtropical Botanic Garden and much more. The most famous tourist sites in Hallim Park are Hyeopjaegul and Ssangyonggul Caves known to be the only two-dimensional caves in the world. In addition, a folk village, children's amusement park and outdoor resort facilities make it enjoyable for both children and adults.
What to explore at Hallim Park?
Hallim Park is a well-known tourist attraction in Jeju and holds monthly flower-related events. One of the highlights during the spring season will be the Hallim Park Tulip festival whereby there will be various species of tulips, such as Apeldoorn, Shirley, Kees Nelis, Barcelona, Pink Diamond and more. Besides, you can also taste bibimbap decorated with the colourful tulips
Here is a botanical garden, zoo, and cultural experience all wrapped up in one. At this Jeju-themed park, visitors experience the exotic flora of Jeju while winding through a maze of greenhouses, orchards, and reptile enclosures. The walk-in bird sanctuary puts you face to face with peacocks and other exotic fowl. There are even two small lava tubes guests can walk through. If your visit is short, Hallim Park is a great way to experience Jeju's many facets in just a few hours.
How to get to Hallim Park?
Take a westbound express bus at the Jungmun Bus Stop and get off at Hallim Park. It is a 60-minute bus ride.
Jeju International Airport -> Halim Park:
By car (50 min )
Take the road, ilju-doro (1132 doro) > Continue toward Halim > Continue toward Hyeopjae at Hyeopjae-sa-geo-ri > Arrival at Halim Park
By bus ( 1 hour and 30 min ):
Take the Airport Bus #100 > Jeju-si bus terminal (20 min ) > take the ilju-doro seohwae-seon Bus > Take off at Hallim Park stop (1 hour )
By taxi (50 min ) : Call for Taxi 064796-9191
Seogwipo-si >Hallim Park :
By car (50 min):
Take the road, ilju-doro (1132 doro) > Continue toward Changcheon-ri > Take 1116 doro > Continue toward Geumak-ri > Continue toward Myeongwol-ri Continue toward Hyeopjae at Hyeopjae-sa-geo-ri > Arrival at Halim Park
By bus (1 hour ) :
Seogwipo bus terminal > take the ilju-doro seohwae-seon Bus > Take off at Hallim Park stop
- Very beautiful park, clean and orderly
- A mixed of Botanical garden and cultural centre
- Best deal on the island!
- One park with many plant collections and sights
- See most of what Jeju has to offer in one place!
2487 Hyeopjae-ri, Hallim-eup, Jeju, Jeju-do 695-934, South Korea
Tips for you
“Fantastic 9 themes park” On entering through the entrance, one comes to the palm tree avenue. Different types of palm trees and cactuses greet you. Next up is the wild grass and flowers garden. Felt relax walking along the path. Further ahead are the Hyeopjae and Ssangyong caves. These 2 caves were formed by an eruption of Mt Halla many years ago. The temperature inside the caves is around 18 degrees celsius throughout the year so walking inside was cooling. Look out for the famed natural monuments, Pillar, Mother , the two dragons up on the roof, stalactites and stalagmites, and Dr. Jin and the fox girl.. Coming out to the cave,Jeju stones greet you gesturing Welcome . Next proceed to Jae-am folk village where one can see thatched roof houses with stone walls. Do take a photo with the tall statue of Stone Grandfather, Dolharubang. Next will be the bird garden where you will see parrots, pheasants, ostriches and elegant peacocks walking around spreading their colourful stunning feathers. The following spot is Jae-am stone exhibit hall where over 200 stones are displayed. We were amazed by the natural stone sculptures in the shape of birds and waterfall. Walking on , following the signs, one comes to water garden where you can see 5 beautiful ponds, capped by the grand waterfall.. Finally you will reach the last section, subtropical botanic garden where there are palm trees, foliage plants, herbs alongside parrots, lizards, snakes and tortoises. After all the walking and photo taking, proceed to have lunch at Dolharubang restaurant to try Jeju's traditional foods, like the delicious pork bulgogi. Or you can have freshly made seafood at Palm Tree Restaurant. Or if you do not wish to lunch, you can enjoy fresh herb beverages at Herb Cafe.