After our exciting morning excursion to Udo Island (우도), we return to the mainland – Jeju-do (제주도) and had a simple buffet lunch before heading to our next exciting activity. Well, it is exciting for the kids!
Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) is said to be the largest aquarium among East Asian countries housing over 5,000 marine creatures from all regions and abroad.
Run by Hanhwa Hotels and Resorts group with several branches over Korea, Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) is said to be the only one that features: “Haenyeo’s Achim“, The Diving Woman program giving the visitor opportunities to witness how Jeju Haenyeo (해녀) at work.
We made it in time to Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) to enjoy the 3pm show, The Ocean’s Fantasy – Finding Sena. This is a lovely water acrobatic show by talented Russian swimmers with some live sea-lion and dolphin show.
After the show, we rushed to the next show, the Stingray Feeding and then followed by the ‘Haenyeo’s Achim’.
Now, we can start our exploration of Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주). We start with Aquarium. My kids love Aquarium so we make it a point to visit Aquarium in most places especially during our trips to Japan. After visiting Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주), I must say that Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) is far my favorite to date. Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) showcase many marine-life that we have never come across in those places that we have visited.
Our next stop is the Marine Science where my kids truly enjoyed their learning experience of the Marine Life.
Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주) is very versatile as it offers many other attractions and have many convenience facilities. There are many hands-on experience for the children and offers many science and history classes that are available throughout the year.
More information on Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주):
Admission / Participation Fees
Adults (ages 19 and older) 39,200 won
Teenagers (ages 13-18) & Seniors (ages 65 and older) 37,500 won
Children (ages 3-12) 35,600 won
* Aqua Planet admission ticket includes Aquarium, Ocean Arena, and Marine Science.
* Admission to the 3D Theater is not included in the prices.
Group discount applies for 20 or more people.
Credit Cards Accepted
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
After the memorable afternoon at Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (아쿠아플라넷 제주), it is time for us to head over to our last stop for the day.