Friday, July 17, 2015

Popular summer places in Korea :: Enjoy this summer with water leisure activities, water park, outdoor swimming pool in Daegu

△ photo from Spa Valley 

Have you heard of the term “Daefrica”? It is the nickname of Daegu, which is famous for its hottest weather in Korea during summer. It is a compound word of ‘Daegu’ and ‘Africa’.
Summer, the season of real vacation, is starting. We can never exclude water parks from the exciting summer! Here we recommend the water parks which will cool down the heat wave of Daegu so that you can enjoy this coming summer.


    forRest Spa Valley

△ photo from Spa Valley


Complex Theme Park, Spa Valley!
You can enjoy water dabbling, recreation, romance and the lodge all at once!
Various attractions such as the speed slide with 26m height, hurricane, boomerang and superball and the outdoor facility composed of wave pool and lazy river!
Indoor facility such as the hot spring with 100% alkalescent mineral waters, Jjimjilbang(Korean Spa) and oriental bathe pool!
Also garden where you can relax in the nature and the lodge! It is an all-equipped complex theme park.


△ photo from Spa Valley


Recreation forest : Forest the garden of light which takes place in the forRest Spa Valley outdoor water park and the Spa Valley recreation forest, offers you the romantic night through the light festival where 550,000 LED lights embroiders the night.

△ photo from Spa Valley


There are two kinds of lodge: ‘Villa De forRe’, which is finished by an anion and phytoncide emitted by trees in the forest, sun tree and the yellow soil brick and ‘Camp Village’, which is the lodge in the form of camping.
Camp Village lends you all the tent equipment, thus you do not need to prepare the camping tools on your own!


△ photo from Spa Valley


Spa Valley will be responsible for your summer for you to enjoy the water park and heal yourself in nature in hot summer!

Water park Use Guide

- Afternoon tickets are issued and can be used from 15p.m. onwards. 
   The weekend fee will apply in public holidays.
- Customers holding the free pass can use the hot spring (sauna) from 13p.m. onwards.
- Rental Supplies(swim suit, swim hat, safety vest, towel) are available at Spa Valley.

- Ticket Fee of facility

Period
Type of ticket
Adult
Children
7.18 to 7.24
Weekdays
Free pass
48,000
38,000
Afternoon ticket
31,000
25,000
Weekends
Free pass
52,000
40,000
Afternoon ticket
34,000
26,000
7.25 to 8.16
Weekdays
Weekends
Free pass
58,000
45,000
Afternoon ticket
38,000
29,000
8.17 to 9.13
Weekdays
Free pass
48,000
38,000
Afternoon ticket
31,000
25,000
Weekends
Free pass
52,000
40,000
Afternoon ticket
34,000
26,000
※ Foreigner discount : 30% discount (only for oneself)

How to get to forRest Spa Valley?
Bus 405, 449, 452, Gachang1, Gachang2 (Dansan), Gachang2(Dansan), Geuphang2 stop at Spa Valley. If you departure from Dongdaegu station by taxi, it will take about 30 mins and cost 13,000 won.



Address : 891, Gachang-ro, Gachang-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea


    Duryu Park Swimming Pool

Duryu Swimming Pool, located in the dense forest of Duryu Park, can be used by Daegu citizens at inexpensive price.
There are the indoor pool where you can exercise and the outdoor pool where you can water dabble. The outdoor pool is operated from the beginning of July till the middle of August every year.
You can use the slide as well as the swimming in the outdoor pool. The awning is installed so that you can take a rest in the cool forest! Moreover, the life guards are always on duty so that you can enjoy water dabbling excitingly and safely.
We recommend Duryu Swimming Pool if you want to swim and water dabble in your neighbor!




Duryu Park Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Operation hours : 10:00~18:00 
- Operation period : July 4th to Aug 16th 2015
- Ticket : Adult 2,000 / Youth & Soldiers 1,500 / Children & Seniors 1,000

How to get to Duryu park swimming pool?
- By Subway and Bus : If you departure from Dongdaegu Station, take a subway line 1 and transfer from Seongdang-mot Station to Bus 606, 452, 609, 706 or 202-1. And get off at Duryu Swimming pool.
- By Taxi : If you want to take a taxi, it will take you about 30 mins and cost you 12,000won from Dongdaegu Station. 




Address : 237, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea



    Experience of marine leisure sports at Dalseongbo, Nakdong River


Do you like sports? There is a place in Daegu where you can enjoy water sports.
Marine leisure sports experience class at Dalseongbo, Nakdong River where you can enjoy the water sports such as dinghy yacht, cruiser yacht, rafting boat, canoe and kayak for free! They teach you the safe guidelines and how to ride the boats before the actual water sports.




- How to apply : Reserve in advance through the official homepage(click). You can reserve at least before 3 days of the expected participating date. When visited without any previous reservation, you can participate upon the vacancy of the slot.
※ Mondays, Tuesdays and Korean thanksgiving days are closed.

- Participation : Individual or group, at least grade-schooler 
- Requirements : Outdoor clothing, extra clothing, personal goods such as towel and sunblock.

- Safety education & dinghy yacht (120 mins) : 10am, 13pm, 15pm 
   Age of possible participation : 11 year old ~ 16 year old
- Safety education & kayak or canoe (60 mins) : 10am, 11am, 13pm, 14pm, 15pm
   Age of possible participation : 16 year old ~ adults
- Safety education & rafting boat (60 mins) : 10am, 11am, 13pm, 14pm, 15pm
   Age of possible participation : 8 year old ~ adults

※ Children with the height of below 120cm can only participate when the parents are accompanied.


How to get to Dalseongbo marine leisure sports?
Bus 600, 655, Dalseong6 stop at Yaksan oncheon(hot spring) and 2 min walk to the place.
If you departure from Dongdaegu station by taxi, it will take you about 45 mins and cost 28,000 won.




Address : 683-2, Ha-ri, Nongong-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea