Check out the opening dates for the ski resorts in Korea and plan your ski trip!

For those who are planning a ski trip this winter, here we’ve listed the opening dates of the ski resorts in Korea to make things a bit easier for you. This will give you a good idea of when to visit and enjoy skiing in Korea!

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** All opening dates may change depending on the situation of the resorts, please check the homepage for better details!

Ski Resort NameOpening Date (2019-2020)
Yongpyong Ski Resort12/1 (Tue)
Vivaldi Park Ski Resort12/1 (Tue)
High1 Ski Resort12/11 (Fri)
Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort12/4 (Fri)
Oak Valley Ski Resort12/5 (Sat)
Phoenix Park Ski Resort12/1 (Tue)
Alpensia Ski Resort12/3 (Thu)
Jisan Forest Ski ResortEarly-December (Estimated)
Bears Town Ski ResortMid-December (Estimated)
Konjiam Ski ResortEarly-December (Estimated)
Welli Hilli Park Ski Resort12/4 (Fri)
Eden Valley Ski ResortEarly-December (Estimated)

| Keep in mind: The projected opening dates above are subject to change depending on snow and weather conditions.

More ski resorts and slopes will continue to open, so start planning now and book your ski packages if you still haven’t!

See all the best ski packages in Korea.


Are you curious to know which ski resort near Seoul is the one for you?

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Here you can search and select all options depending on your needs!

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To find great deals to save on your winter trip to Korea, make sure you drop by our website, Trazy.com, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop!

77 thoughts on “Korea Ski Resort Opening Dates 2020-2021

    1. Hello Maggie! We are sorry but our “Private Ski/Snowboard Lesson: Phoenix Park Ski Resort (www.trazy.com/experience/detail/1609)” is unavailable for booking at the moment. We are trying our best to launch it as soon as possible but if you would like to secure your spots early, there are private ski and snowboard lessons also available at Vivaldi Park on Dec 6. If you are interested, please book via this link: http://www.trazy.com/experience/detail/1526

  1. hi.. is it possible to play ski in autumn? mid nov?
    because I want to enjoy the falling leaves moment and snow at the same time.

    1. Hi Stephannie, the ski slopes in Korea are open in winter season which starts in December. We recommend you to enjoy ski in late-December~February to fully enjoy the activity 🙂

    1. Hi Rene 🙂
      Unfortunately, most of the ski slopes will be closed by early March. If you would like to enjoy ski activities in Korea, please visit again in next winter season, from late December to February!

  2. Can we still ski on April 14, 2019? Ive read that most ski resorts close mid March. Is our only option the indoor ski place? Thanks

    1. Hi joms, the ski slopes will be closed in April due to weather. If you would like to enjoy skiing in Korea, it is recommended you to visit during the winter season (Dec~Feb).

      1. Hey Trazy Team!!! Do you know if Eden Valley will be open for Ski the last weekend of February?Do you have any special for Snowboarding during that date? Thanks

    1. Hi Louella,
      It is expected to be updated by next weekend! Please stay tuned for this year’s ski resort opening dates 🙂

    1. Hi Tiffany! During the mentioned period, most of the ski resorts will be operating so you can choose the ski resort upon what you are looking for. If it’s a family trip with kids, we recommend Vivaldi Park since they have a variety of facilities that are suitable for children. If you are looking for ski resorts that are close to Seoul, Elysian resort will be also a great choice. If you are an advanced skier, Yongpyong or High1 will be good for you 🙂

  3. Do You open 1 day tour or shuttle bus on mid nov, i’ll come to korea between 13-18 Nov, and i want to go to ski resort.
    is there any available tour to ski resort during my trip??

    1. No, Sorry in Korea the ski will start usually in December first to March and Some ski open to April first then will close.

  4. Hi! Any ski resorts will still be open up till first week of April? My family’s trip dates got pushed back and we’re hoping to still be able to ski.

    1. Hi Dayz,
      Most of the ski slopes will be closed by the first week of March due to the weather. If you are planning to visit Korea in April, we would recommend you to check out the cherry blossom/spring flower special tours 🙂

  5. Hi Tiffany,

    I am looking at the webcams and don’t see any snow yet. Are you sure High 1 & Yongpyong can start to ski on 24 Nov? I am deciding which one to book.

    1. Hi Eunice! Please do understand that their opening dates are subject to change since the skiing activity is sensitive to weather and they might need to rearrange their operating schedule according to the weather conditions. At the moment, both of the ski resorts are available for booking.

  6. Planning to go to Yongpyong or Vivaldi Park on 26 Nov 2018. We don’t ski, but might take beginner lessons. What if there is still no snow during that time? Is there anything else to do?

    How do people play with water during winter? eg Vivaldi Ocean World. Isn’t it freezing?

    1. Hi Ritz! Since this year’s winter is warmer than that of last year, ski resorts are readjusting their opening dates. Most of the ski resorts will open around the beginning of December. If you visit the water park during winter time, there will be a facility indoor that you can enjoy inside the water park.

  7. Hi
    Please let me know the opening and closing date during 2018/2019 of Ski Slops as follows
    1. Yongpyong Ski Slop
    2. Phoenix Park
    3. Oak Valley Ski Slop

    Thank you very much

    1. Hi Vorakorn! Majority of ski resorts in Korea start operating from the beginning of December. Please be noted that the exact date is subject to change depending on the weather condition 🙂

  8. Hi! I am currently here in Seoul till 28th Nov 2018 and I will like to take my family to experience snow environment, especially my two boys as this will be their first time playing with snow!

    I tried to book a package via your website on those ski resort that scheduled to open on 24 or 25 nov, but they only allow booking from 1 dec onwards.

    What can I do to go play snow before leaving Korea 28th November? Kindly advise me, thank you!

    1. Dear Daniel, the majority of the ski resorts in Korea starts operating from the beginning of December. If you visit the ski resorts that open before December, the amount of the activities you can enjoy at the ski resorts might be restricted.

  9. Hi,

    I’ll be in Korea for 6 months from around the 12th of Feb and am wondering what the snow at Yongpyong and High1is usually like from this time until the end of the month? I’m not expecting epic conditions like Japan by any means but am hoping that conditions aren’t similar to the final 2 weeks of the Australian ski season… Are most runs usually still open with a decent snow base (artificial and natural) that’s not just slush?

    Thanks!

  10. Hi there! It will be great if you could let me know the closing date for Bears Town Ski Resort and Yangji Pine Ski Resort together with their price package. Thanks in advance.

    1. Hi, Krisna. It depends on the weather condition. Normally, it snows in low chance in March. Please check the weather report for accurate info.

    1. Hi, Sharon! We are sorry for the late reply. Most of the ski resorts are closing in a couple of days. If you are interested in the ski tour still, please contact us via experience@trazy.com, LINE Messenger (Add @cea1141w) or KAKAO TALK Messenger (Add @trazy).

    1. Hi Yeo! Since the Ski packages are for the winter season, we will open the deal page in few months. Please keep following us. 🙂

  11. Hi my family is visiting Seoul in late Nov. Will Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort be open by 24 Nov 19?
    Thank you.

    1. Hi Haz! The details of the opening date have not been announced yet. Please keep following us. 🙂

  12. Hi , just noticed the message you replied to Haz. May I know the estimate deal open month or date? will it be too late to do the booking if we travel on Nov19? Thank you.

    1. Hi KK! Yes, ski resorts are open even on the holiday. But we suggest you check with the ski resorts since the schedule might be changed depending on the circumstances.

    1. Hi Fyd! We are sorry but we cannot guarantee if there will be ski resorts open on March since it depends on the weather condition. Please contact us in February for more accurate information.

  13. Hi, we are going to Seoul in late November but wondering if its possible for that time to be in winter season?
    We would like to play ski or snow and would love to experience snow.
    Is it possible? In which month exactly will the ski resort opening be announced?

    Thank you

  14. Hello, do you still sell a shuttle bus ticket from Seoul to Pheonix Ski resort? We are planning to go there around late December this year?

    1. Hi Wan! Vivaldi Park is scheduled to open on Nov 25th. For more accurate information, please visit our website and keep following us for the updates. https://www.trazy.com/campaign/korea-ski-finder
      If you have any further questions, contact us via email (experience@trazy.com), KAKAO TALK Messenger (Add @trazy), or LINE Messenger (Add @cea1141w).

  15. Hi, looking for a ski resort on 25 Nov which will allow the children to play snow or sled. can you please advise whether Alpensia Snow sled or Vivaldi gondola package will be a better choice? thank you!

    1. Hi Ong! Snow sled is available from Nov 23rd in Alpensia resort and Dec 20th in Vivaldi Park (The availability is subject to change depending on the weather condition.). Alpensia resort and Vivaldi Park are well known for quality snow and family-friendly resort each. You can find more detailed information on our website here: https://www.trazy.com/campaign/korea-ski-finder

  16. Hi, I’m so new with Snow.

    I’m looking for a place that I can do sledding and also Skiing on 10 Dec 2019
    1. Do you know where should I go?
    2. Is that place have a shuttle to do one-day trip from Seoul

    (I book a place in Hongdae area)

    Thank you very much in advance.

    Kate

  17. Hello!

    I want to stay at Welli Hilli Ski Resort during this upcoming countdown day. Is there any celebration during countdown days?

  18. Hi, I am interested in skiing at High1 resort but from some research online it seems like most of the runs are closed at the moment (maybe due to covid). Do you know where I could get any more information about this?

    1. Hi, on May it’s already too warm to ski. The last month that you can ski if the weather is still cold would be early March.

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