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A pretty enough place

Visited the island as part of a tour package. While the scenery and nature was breathtaking, I... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Leon_Choo
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Singapore, Singapore
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Fantastic!

Went to Oedo while on a vacation tour trip with a group. Not only did we get to go to Oedo, but to... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
TinaNTM3
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Gwangju, South Korea
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited the island as part of a tour package. While the scenery and nature was breathtaking, I personally found it hard to get over how overly manicured and managed the nature on the island felt. Maybe it's just me, but I didn't enjoy it as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leon_Choo
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Our friend wanted to go to oedo and it was 10 minutes from our hotel. It was a 30 minute boat ride...it was actually a little windy/choppy. But our surprise was when we arrived it had 30-35 degree slopes and my mother in law was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Went to Oedo while on a vacation tour trip with a group. Not only did we get to go to Oedo, but to get there we took a brief cruise around nearby islands. If you understand Korean, they talk about the fishing, some history, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TinaNTM3
Reviewed August 31, 2018

My family and I spent a “controlled” 1.5 hour on a clear sunny afternoon at the Oedo Botanical, which was just sufficient. Oedo Botania is the result of at least 30 years of transformation work of Chang-ho Lee and his wife after they obtained approval...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank SQKrisflyer
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I went to this nice «secret» location on a small island on the south east of Geoje-Si. It is impressing how they have turned this little island into a park totally different what you see elsewhere in Korea. My friend and I we went there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Having read about this island several years ago, I was keen to finally get to visit the real thing. I wasn't disappointed. Oedo is a wonderfully scenic island. The gardens are spectacular and there are an amazing amount of opportunities to take photos. The island...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Tony B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Beautiful island with a botanic garden, nice trip , lovely music, nice views really interesting and relaxing experience

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ferlee2016
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing small man-made island. It's well maintained. The ferry boat drops at Oedo island from the main port (sorry, idk name) and collects exactly after 1.5 hours. It was told that one must take the same boat for return journey. The ferry frequency...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 901mandark
Reviewed October 17, 2017

A stunning walk from the ferry, there is a default route that everyone takes, and this goes with the flow. The gardens are stunning, take a camera. The boat will be back to pick you up in 2 hours, you can get ice creams on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank peterward051
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Oedo Botania is really a beautiful island. We took a ferry to go around Haegeumgang island and then landed at Oedo Botania island. We had 1 hour to visit the island

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ngọc Anh L
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ruffeecola
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is no accommodation on Oedo Island. The boats that take you there only bring travellers from the mainland (and a stay on the island is only for about 2 hours - which is enough time to see all there is to see... More
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Leighma F
March 29, 2017|
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Response from mjkim92 | Reviewed this property |
You can go to oedo from Gujora ferry terminal. I recommend to buy tickets for your trip in advance on the internet. Roundtrip(ferry) 11000won, Entrance fee(botania garden) 11000won. So, 22000won per a person in this journey
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Dheni Y
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Fouzness | Reviewed this property |
Bus 55 does not take you to Oedo, it goes from gohyeon to Haegumgang and I don't think there's a ferry to Oedo from there as it seems very far away! First bus is at 7.35am anyway but I cannot find the frequency of the... More
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snowkinz
Singapore, Singapore
from Busan to Geoje (3 Replies)
Hello, i am planning a day trip to Geoje. (just realized i should have posted in Geoje forum instead of busan..) Need some help on the transport to Geoje. Naver map says that i can take bus 2000 from hadan station which will take 1hr 13 mins. but most of the online information says to take bus from Busan seobu bus terminal, which will take 1 hr 20 mins and is more expensive? I plan to go to Oedo Botania, Hakdong Pebble Beach, and open to other scenic attractions you guys might provide...More
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Response fromname l|
If you take a bus at seobu terminal, you might be get off at gohyeon bus terminal in geoje. You can easily transfer local transportation there. That is why online reply says so. And you can get to Oedo botania from gujora ferry terminal.