One of the best activities to do in Korea in winter is skiing! Located 100 km away from Seoul in Wonju, the Oak Valley Ski Resort is a less-crowded ski resort with high-quality slopes and facilities. If you are interested to have a great skiing experience here, read on this blog to check out the guide to Oak Valley Ski Resort!
You can easily reach the resort by taking the free shuttle bus it offers from Seoul, or take public transportation and call a taxi when you arrive at Wonju City. Oak Valley Ski Resort consists of a ski village and a golf village. For winter activities, it offers not only skiing slopes but also sledding slopes for families to have fun. If you would like to have an overnight ski trip, the Oak Valley Ski Resort has rooms with comfy decor as well.
Oak Valley Ski Resort at a Glance
|Location||Wonju, Gangwon Province|
|Travel Time from Seoul||About or less than 2 hours|
|Number of Slopes||9 (2 beginner, 5 intermediate, 2 advanced levels)|
|Number of Ski Lifts||3|
About the Slopes in Oak Valley Ski Resort:
The Oak Valley Ski Resort offers 9 slopes for all visitors, including 2 slopes for beginners, 5 slopes for intermediate skiers, and 2 slopes for advanced skiers.
For Beginners: The Oak Valley Ski Resort is one of the best ski resorts for beginners to learn skiing/snowboarding. If you are a beginner, have your first skiing experience at Slope I and Slope H with gentle inclination.
For Intermediate Skiers: You will have a wide range of options to choose from Slope A, slope D, slope D-1, slope E, slope E, slope F to slope G. Each of the slopes features a different theme for skiers to enjoy to the fullest.
For Advanced Skiers: Take slope B with a maximum 48% incline and slide down through 705-meter long slope!
Besides, there are also snow sledding slopes for families to make happy memories.
Ski/ Snowboard Lessons:
For those who want to take a lesson, here are some ideal lessons for beginners and first-timers with options to 1/ 2/ 3 hours.
Also, if you and your friends or family prefer a private lesson, here’s a customized ski lesson available for 2~7 people. You will have options include 2-hour/ 4-hour lessons. And if you have your own clothes, you can sign up for the lesson only offer.
- Lesson Only: Private Ski Lesson: Oak Valley Ski Resort
- Private Ski Lesson + Lift Pass + Equipment/Clothes Rental Package: Oak Valley Ski Resort
Of course, if you already know how to ski and need only ski/ snowboard rental and lift pass, here’s the package for you:
Do you feel that 1-day skiing isn’t enough for you? If you want a full experience for your winter holiday, have a 2D1N tour to the Oak Valley Ski Resort. The resort offers comfy rooms at both ski village and golf village.
For a hassle-free ski tour package, click the link below for the details:
If you need only a room reservation, here’s the offer for you:
How to Get to Oak Valley Ski Resort:
By Shuttle Bus: Oak Valley Ski Resort offers a shuttle bus service to and from Seoul on the weekends of peak season. You can take it at Sinchon Station, Gangnam Station, and Sports complex Station. For more details, please refer to the official site of the resort.
By KTX: It takes 71 minutes from KTX Seoul Station to Manjong Station. Then a 20-minute taxi ride to the resort.
By Private Transfer: If you are looking for a convenient private transfer to pick up and drop off at your hotel or the airport directly, check out Oak Valley Ski Resort Transfer.
Sonata of Light 3D Festival:
Light festival is a must-see when visiting Korea. After enjoying the fun of skiing, head to Soomgil Park for the Sonata of Light 3D Festival. Step into an illuminated world filled with 4 million LED lights. Walk along the dazzling walkway decorated with LED roses and witness more than 13 different themed zones.
Join a tour to immerse yourself in skiing and light festival:
Check our more guides to the ski resorts in Korea:
- Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort Guide: Ski Resort Near Seoul
- Jisan Ski Resort: Beginner-friendly Ski Resort Near Seoul
- Guide to Vivaldi Park in Korea | Ski Resort Review & Tips
- Korea’s Best Ski Resorts Near Seoul
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Oak Valley Ski Resort Official Site
Sonata of Light 3D Festival Official Site