Nami island

Nami Island was formed by the rising water of the Han River as a result of the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam in 1944. Nami Island was named after General Nami. General Nami was falsely accused of treason and died at the age of 28.

Nami Island is famous for its beuatful tree lined roads. In particular, the Metasequoia path which served as a famous shooting site for the hit KBS drama, “Winter Sonata.” Today, there is a statue of the main characters embracing from the famous scene in “Winter Sonata.” Thousands of the show’s fans flock to this site every year.

Nami Island is equipped with lodging and amusement facilities such as; bike rental, swimming pool, water sports, shooting range, merry go round, etc. If you are brave enough, you can even ride a zip line onto the island rather than taking the ferry.

Nami Island offers beautiful scenery and fun for the whole family year round. It is also a popular date destinations for couples.


Popular nearby, compatible sites for a private tour in Gyeonggi-do:

Gangchon Rail Bike

The Garden of Morning Calm

Petit France

Uianho Lake Skywalk



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N/A (Open all year round)


Operating Hours 
[Ferry Schedule]
07:30-09:00 (30 minute intervals)
09:00-18:00 (10-20 minute intervals)
18:00-21:40 (30 minute intervals)


Admission Fees 
General Rate: Adults 10,000 won
Discounted Rate: 8,000 won
Special Rate: 4,000 won

* Discounted rate is applicable with proper identification to:
– Middle / High school students, Persons with a disability (Level 1-3), Seniors ages 70 years and older, Foreigners (passport or alien registration card)

* Special rate is applicable to:
– Babies (ages 3) to elementary school student, Groups of infants (under ages 3 years old)
– People purchasing late admission (Dec-Mar: Ticketing after 18:10 (visitors using the ferry at 18:30) / Apr-Nov: Ticketing after 19:10 (visitors using the ferry at 19:30)

* Admission fee includes a round-ferry ticket, usage fee, and additional tax.


Available Facilities 
Pyeonghwarang, Yanggu White Porcelain Gallery, UNICEF Hall, Ryu Hongjuin World Folk Instrument Exhibit Hall, Yu Qing Chung Sculpture Park Happy Garden, Drama Gallery, Nami Gallery, Hoban Gallery

[Performance Halls]
UNICEF Eco Stage, O Stage, Outdoor swimming pool (Water Garden), Magic Hall, Under Stage, Belgrade Stage, Free Stage

Korean restaurant (Nammoon), Asian family restaurant (Dongmun), Di Matteo, Yeonga Lunch Box, Gomok, Nami Island book café, Swing café, Snow café, Sonata café, Coffee shop Islana

[Small Theme Gardens]
Sujaewon Garden, Changpyeongwon Garden, Hwaseokwon Garden, Sequoia Family Garden, Namipungwon Garden, Baekpungmilwon Garden, Nami Dodamsambong, White Birch Forest, Dew Garden, Tomb of the General, Lover’s Woods, Cheongyeongwon Garden, Changgyeongwon Garden, Unchi Garden, Nakusong Royal Garden, Cheongpungwon Garden, Pitowon Garden, YMCA LiPia Garden, Hampyeong Garden

[Culture Experiences]
Handicraft Studio, Nami Eco-school, Nami Island Glass Workshop, Picture Book Playground

[Seminar Rooms]
Andersen Hall, Myeonggang Hall, Imaginary Star Paradise, Gongsimwon

Muslim prayer room, Nursing room, ATM, money exchanging place


Facility Utilization Fees 
Fare: 38,000 won
Operating hours: April – October 09:00-19:00 / November – March 09:00-18:00
* Operation may be discontinued in the case of snow, rain, or strong winds
* Inquires: +82-31-582-8091

[UNICEF Train]
One-way: 3,000 won (Boarding platform: Seonchakjang Station / Jungang Station)

One-person: 4,000 won (30 min) / 7,000 won (1 hr)
Tandem: 8,000 won (30 min) / 14,000 won (1hr)
Electronic bicycle: 10,000 won (30 min) / 18,000 won (1 hr)
Sky bike: 2,000 won (elementary school students and younger) / 3,000 won (middle school students or older)
* Boarding site: Bike Center (Inquiry: +82-31-582-0144, +82-31-582-8292)

[Electronic car tour]
5,000 won (20-30 mins)
* Boarding site: Across from Naminaru Tourism Organization

[Motor boat tour]
40,000 won (5 seats per boat)
* Inquiry: +82-31-581-9991