WPM Video: (Almost) All You Need to Know about Wave Park South Korea, a fabulously Pop! and affordable destination

Wave Park South Korea is a big, beautiful fever dream of surf complete with bright lights, bizarre mascots and choreographed K-Pop moves. What we love about this pool is that it’s much more accessible than one might imagine. In this video, we explore why Wave Park is a solid bet for a surf trip. (Hint, it’s reasonably priced and offers one of the longest rides of any pool in the world.)

The Lowdown: This is Asia’s largest Wavegarden Cove project to date with 56 modules (The Wave Bristol has 40 by comparison) and is part of a multi-billion dollar resort development an hour outside of Seoul. The wave pool is run under the name Wave Park and opened on October 8, 2020

WavePool Construction Progress: Completed

Type of wave(s): The Cove produces everything from gentle knee-high rollers to head-high slabs via their top-secret machinery.

Wave Generating Technology: Wavegarden Cove Technology

Wave’s Technical Information: Wave height: 2-7 ft, Both left and right breaks, length of wave: 60-100 yards/meters depending on the size of the Cove pool

Hours of operation/Seasonal Hours: Mon-Sun 10:00 – 17:00

What it costs to surf at Wave Park:

Surf Sessions
Bay Whitewater $53USD
Beginner/Intermediate $65USD
Advanced $65USD

Surf Lessons
Bay Whitewater $82USD
Reef level up $90USD

Adult $33USD
Child $26USD

Wetsuit $8USD
Softboard $13USD
Hardboard $33USD

Waves per hour: 400-600 waves per hour