Top things to do

National Park in Geojedo

Haegeumgang

Haegeumgang, a collection of breathtaking rocky islets and a jagged coastline, forms part of the Hallyeo Maritime National Park – famous for life-affirming sunrises, stirring sunsets and exhilarating drives. About a…
Island in Geojedo

Oedo Botania

Geojedo's busiest tourist attraction is a tiny island-sized botanical garden 4km off the coast. It’s popular with Korean travellers, but unless you absolutely adore manicured gardens, long waits (if ferries are canc…
Museum in Geojedo

Historic Park of Geoje POW Camp

In Geoje-si, this modest but worthwhile museum provides hard-to-find information about the POW camp experience during the Korean War. Just by the gate is a tourist info centre that has maps but no English-speaking s…
Beach in Geojedo

Hakdong Mongdol Beach

The black-pebble beach in Hakdong is a cosy destination for family outings and romantic getaways, about 30 minutes by car from Geoje-si. Summer crowds flock to the 1.2km-long beach to laze on the bumpy rocks (bring …
Korean in Geojedo

Green Restaurant

If the dozen-or-so raw-fish restaurants near the black pebble beach in Hakdong don't look appealing, try the barbecued pork at this small shop. Both samgyupsal (삼겹살; fatty pork belly) and moksal (목살; pork chop) are …