Check out the 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, is a must-visit.

There are a total of 12 Hangang Parks in Seoul, including Yeouido Hangang Park, Ttukseom Hangang Park, and Banpo Hangang Park, which is famous for the Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain.

These Hangang Parks are the perfect spots to rest and enjoy a weekend outing and offerย many leisure activities forย Seoulites and visitors to enjoy.

For those who want to try something unique or unusual, here are the best fun, new-age activities you can try at the Han River Parks in Seoul!


  1. E-land Ferry Cruise
  2. Yacht/Boat Ride
  3. SUP Paddle Boarding
  4. Wakeboard/Water Ski Lesson
  5. Bike Along the Han River
  6. Kayaking
  7. Windsurfing
  8. Picnic Time – Tent/Mat Rental
  9. Flyboarding
  10. Tubester

1. E-land Ferry Cruise


Cruising through the Han River is the best way to enjoy the scenery of Seoul. You can see some of the most famous landmarks on the cruise such as N Seoul Tower, the 63 Building, and the Banpo Rainbow Bridge.

If you want to get on board, be sure to book in advance to secure your spot! You can book the Han River Cruise at a discount price here.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Hangang River E-land Ferry Cruise from Yeouido/Jamsil

2. Yacht/Boat Ride


If you want to take a boat ride on the Han River but keep it more private, consider getting on a yacht instead of a cruise. Golden Blue Marina offers 3 different boat or yacht riding programs so that you can experience a unique side of Seoul on the Han River.

You can also take an evening ride and watch the Banpo Bridge Fountain Show with your special one. A private ride option is available for special occasions or events as well.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Boat / Yacht Ride
๐Ÿ‘‰ Hangang River Yacht Tour in Yeouido (Join-in)
๐Ÿ‘‰ Tubester Boat Ride at Some Sevit Island
๐Ÿ‘‰ Banpo Hangang River Yacht Tour (Join-in)

 

3. Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding


Stand-up paddleboarding, also known as SUP, is a combination of surfing and paddling that allows you to keep your balance while enjoying the flow of the river. Ttukseom Han River Park is the best spot to enjoy SUP on the Han River, as it is the hub of water sports in Seoul. Also, you can take in the charming view of the Lotte World Tower.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Kayaking / Paddle Boarding / Windsurfing
๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Lesson & Rental (currently N/A)

4. Wakeboard/Water Ski Lesson


Along with stand-up paddleboarding, wakeboarding, and water skiing are some of the most popular water sports you can enjoy on the Han River.

Wakeboarding and water skiing are more suitable for those who prefer thrilling activities. Even if you have never tried them before, you can easily take a lesson from experienced instructors who will teach you according to your level, thus you can enjoy them to the fullest!

๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Wakeboard / Water Ski Lesson (currently N/A)

5. Bike Along the Han River


If you want to bike along the Han River, join the Seoul Bike Half-Day Tour! You can bring your own bike or rent a bike if you don’t have one. For a scenic view, ride along the bicycle path next to Hongjaecheon, a gentle stream that flows into the grand Han River.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Seoul Bike Half-Day Tour (Arriving Soon)ย 

6. Kayaking


Kayaking on the Han River is one of the best ways to appreciate the stunning day and sunset view of Seoul. It also makes you relieve your stress as you canoe your way down the Han River. Don’t worry if it’s your first time kayaking. Professional instructors will give you a basic lesson and make sure you are safely kayaking.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Kayaking / Paddle Boarding / Windsurfing
๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Kayaking (currently N/A)

7. Windsurfing


Windsurfing on the Han River is an activity that will grant you a sense of freedom with a cool breeze from the river. Like the Han River paddleboarding, Ttukseom Han River Park is the best spot to enjoy this fun water activity. Head to the park and then give yourself to the wind!

๐Ÿ‘‰ Han River Kayaking / Paddle Boarding / Windsurfing

8. Picnic Time – Tent/Mat Rental


Han River is the best place to enjoy a picnic with families and friends. You can have a more pleasant time if you have a tent so that you can comfortably enjoy the picnic atmosphere with beer and Korean fried chicken. If you rent a tent from Trazy, you will get a package that provides not only a tent but also blankets, tables, chairs, and more! You just need to bring yourself. There is also a picnic mat option if you want to feel the fresh air of the Han River!

๐Ÿ‘‰ Hangang River Park Tent/Mat Rental in Yeouido/Ttukseom

9. Flyboarding


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.

10. Tubester


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.


BONUS: Summer Spring Rooftop Party at Some Sevit Floating Island (Jun 1)

Dress up in your summer best and join GSM for a 3-hour happy hour, good vibes, and live entertainment at this Rooftop Party on the Han River this June.


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