Monday, August 31, 2009


Haeundae Beach is probably the most famous beach in Korea. Haeundae is 1.5 km long, 30~50m wide, and spans an area of 58,400㎡. The white sand is rough and sticks easily to your skin. Haeundae Beach is also famous for the various cultural events and festivals held throughout the year.

Local Transportation
●Busan→Haeundae Beach
1. Subway
- From exit 3 or 5 of Haeundae station (Busan Subway Line 2), walk 10 min toward the beach.

2. Bus
- From the airport, take KAL Limousine Bus and get off at Haeundae Beach (50 min / first bus at 07:05, last bus at 21:50, 20 minutes intervals).
- From Busan Station, take city express bus No. 302 in front of Samsung Building and get off at Haeundae Beach(about 70 min).

3. Taxi
- Takes 40 min from Busan Station.


Sunday, August 30, 2009


Gwangalli Beach is famous for its fine sand. The seabed slopes away at a gradient of 15 degrees, the average water depth is 1.5 meters, and the average water temperature is 21 degrees Celsius. A variety of convenience facilities are available and nearby tourist spots are easily accessible. During summer, visitors can enjoy various festivals and performances, including the Busan Sea Festival. Gwangalli Beach is a popular beach in Busan, South Korea. It is located in Gwangan 2(i)-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan Metropolitan City, west of the more popular Haeundae Beach.

How to Get to Gwangalli Beach from Busan Station
1. From Busan Station, take city bus No. 41, 42, 140, 239, 240, 139 and get off at Gwanganlli Beach (runs frequently)
2. From Express Bus Terminal, take city bus No. 131, 131-1

3. Take subway line no. 1 from Busan Subway Station and transfer from subway line no. 1 to no. 1 at Seomyeon Station. Get off at Gwangan Station(subway line no. 2, exit 3 or 5) and walk 5 minutes.