On the beaches of Gangneung, facing the beautiful East Sea, there are a wide range of marine sports and recreation activities that you can enjoy with your entire family.
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There is a perfect place to enjoy scuba diving in Korea. It’s none other than the Sageunjin Beach of Gangneung, which is rising in fame as the Mecca of Scuba Diving in Korea. With assistance from a team of professional instructors, even first-timers and beginners can have a fun scuba diving experience in the clean sea surrounded by beautiful landscapes.
A luxury summer vacation would not be complete without yachting. Yachting, which seemed to be out of reach for ordinary people, can now be enjoyed in Gangneung. The affordable ticket price and top-quality services are some of the factors that appeal to potential users. Enjoy your own luxury summer vacation by combining yachting, which you can enjoy in peace and comfort, with dynamic recreational activities.
One of the most popular marine recreational activity for families seen on variety shows is canoeing. It is a safe and fun water sport for people of all ages, and this is why it has become a water recreational activity of choice for many families on vacation. In Sodol, Gangneung, there are a wide variety of canoes available including the traditional type and a transparent type that allows you to observe what’s going on in the sea below.
In Korea, with three coastlines, one of the most popular water recreational activities for youth has got to be kayaking. A large number of elementary, middle and high school students have tried kayaking at the Gangneung Youth Marine Training Center. It’s a fun way to enjoy the beautiful sea and cultivate one’s adventurous spirit and teamwork skills, and this is why kayaking is considered the highlight of youth training.
If you want to enjoy speed and thrill on water, without receiving any prior lessons or training, then we suggest that you try boating. All you have to do is put on a lifejacket and board the boat, and you will immediately enjoy the thrill of traveling across the sea at full speed. This is why boats are considered as amusement rides on the sea that people of all ages can enjoy with their friends, family or significant other.
Kiteboarding, which will make you as though you are running across the blue sky as you glide over the blue sea, has become a popular marine recreational sporting activity. This is why you can see kiteboarding enthusiasts and club members coming here with their own kiteboarding equipment. Songjeong has hosted the Gangneung Kiteboarding Association Korea Cup six times already, which attests to its status as the ideal place for kiteboarding.
When you take a look at the blue sea of Gangneung and the moderately high waves, you will automatically think of surfing. People in their 20s and 30s are now visiting Geumjin Beach for a surfing experience. There are clubs and numerous travel agencies that rent out surfboards and provide surfing lessons for beginners, so there is no need to worry even if you are new to surfing.