Introduction

Initially known as Gokdo Island, the name was changed to the current Baengnyeongdo Island based on its appearance as having white wings. It is the eight largest island in Korea, and the closest to North Korea. Due to its vantage point, visitors must undergo a security process before touring the island.

Baengnyeongdo Island is famous for an array of attractions and fresh seafood, with many fish varieties living in the area. The mighty sea cliffs of Dumujin are said to be the last masterpieces of an old god. Additional attractions of the island include the two-story high Simcheonggak Pavilion; Mulgaebawi Rock, the only place in Korea to see seals; and Sagothaean Coast, one of only two places in world with diatomacheous earth, strong enough to drive on and for military planes to use as a runway.

 

Address: 

Baengnyeong-ro, Ongjin-gun, Incheon[Google Map]

 

 

Homepage: 

www.baengnyeongdo.com (Korean only)

 

 

Transportation

 

[Ferry]
Take a passenger ferry from Incheon port coastal terminal to Baengnyeongdo Island.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Available Facilities: 

Accommodations, campground, restaurants, etc.

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

tel: +82-32-899-3510

zipcode: 23103

expguide: Mudflat experience

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1300
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-899-3510

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