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Abai Village Gaetbae Boat

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Real Way of Life

North Korean people live in Abai village. Way of life : house & food style will interest all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jesdaa P
Take the barge across to Abai

Abai Village or Abai Shikdang is famous for a soap opera and seafood restaurants but as a tourist... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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  • Average16%
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“crossing”(2 reviews)
“metal”(3 reviews)
“cable”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
122, Cheongho-ro, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24884, South Korea
+82 33-639-2365
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Reviewed 2 days ago

North Korean people live in Abai village. Way of life : house & food style will interest all visitors. Especially Gaetbae boat will surprise and make passengers tired with fun. The boat does not move by rowing or an engine. It waits for you to...More

Thank Jesdaa P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Abai Village or Abai Shikdang is famous for a soap opera and seafood restaurants but as a tourist you should take the shirt ride on the Gaetbae Boat which crosses the river every few minutes, costing 500 won per trip. Although the village can be...More

Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Abai Village isn't that interesting, but helping pull the metal cable to get the boat to cross the water is the best part of the experience.

Thank George N
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Having had a brief walk around the Abai village I was keen to try this ferry. What great fun. Only 200 won per person (10p) for the short journey but the best bit is the audience participation. Fortunately not many on our boat and the...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was fun to ride the ferry. Manually operated. Just a short trip. It connects to the famous Abai village where "Autumn in my heart" was filmed. At the surrounding there are many snack shops where you can have local favorites like sundae (blood sausage) and...More

Thank jpcheers
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a hand driven ferry where passengers can help to pull along if they would like. It is inexpensive and well worth the small fee.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This is a very unique river crossing! The gaetbae boat is not operated by any power but by the hands of the passengeres aboard! A few passengers aboard will be asked to assist by using a metal handle to grip a steel cable and pull...More

Thank NamKhim
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