Check out these five best things to do along the Han River and at the Hangang Parks in Seoul!
If you are a traveler planning to visit Seoul, Hangang Parks along Hangang, or the Han River, which is an iconic river that flows right through the heart of Seoul, are a must-visit.
There are a total of 12 Hangang Parks in Seoul, and Yeouido Hangang Park and Banpo Hangang Park, famous for the Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain, are some of the most popular parks to visit.
These Hangang Parks are the perfect spots to rest and enjoy a weekend outing and offer many leisure activities for Seoulites and visitors to enjoy.
For those who want to try something unique or unusual, here are five of the best fun, new-age activities you can try at the Han River Parks in Seoul!
1. Electric Scooter (I-Bot)
Around Yeouido Park, also known as Yeouido Hangang Park, you can spot many people riding on one of these electric transport called “I-Bot”. You can rent it at the I-Bot rental shop located nearby Yeouinaru Subway Station (Line 5). For more info or to rent, click here.
Those looking for a rush of adrenaline, try waterskiing on the Han River at Jamwon Hangang Park. There are leisure facilities around the river that offer various water sports programs. Don’t worry if this is your first time as the professional instructors will give you guidance and help. For more info or to book waterskiing experience, click here.
Wakeboarding along the Han River is truly an amazing experience that should not be missed. It’s a water sport where you ride over the surface of a body of water. For those who want to learn and try, wakeboarding program is available here. The program offers riders a training session, two 15-minute wakeboarding sessions, equipment rental and shower facility.
Want to fly like “Iron Man”? Flyboarding is easy enough for anyone to learn and enjoy. After a brief basic training session, you will be able to soar over the Han River! So don’t hesitate, and head over to Jamwon Hangang Park to try this exhilarating experience.
If you want pure relaxation without any thrills and action, Tubester can be a great option. Tubester is a small round motorboat that can hold up to 6 passengers. While riding the Tubester, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful surrounding scenery of the Han River.
Those who are interested the Tubester ride, it is available near Some Sevit, an artificial floating island on the Han River. Since it’s very popular, be sure to make a reservation in advance. Booking online is available here.
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