Bonghwa Eun-Uh (Sweet Fish) Festival Tour


Catch sweet smelt in July and August in this festival!

  • Free Cancelation - 72 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 1 Day(s) Duration
  • English / Korean
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Catch the sweet smelt right out of the water using a scoop net or just your hands in this festival!
  • Enjoy this absolutely unique experience only the the Bonghwa Eun-Uh (Sweet Fish) Festival
  • Grab a bite of the freshly-grilled sweet fish dipped in horseradish sauce, and enjoy the soft, crumbly meat
  • Try other water games and have nail art or face painting activities
  • Head out to the local village and try the local delicacies apart from the sweet smelt
  • Convenient roundtrip transfers will make sure you get to and from the festival safely
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If you're looking for a truly unique experience in Seoul, it doesn't get more exciting than catching fish right out of the river! The Bonghwa Eun-Uh Sweet Fish Festival gives you the chance to wade out right into a river to catch some sweet smelt from the river. This local festival only happens during July and August, when the fish are at their most prolific within the river. Travelers are welcome to come by with a scoop net to catch the wriggling fish in the shallows or even try to catch them with your bare hands! You can also opt to have your prize grilled right there and you can enjoy the delicious fish I nthe freshest possible way. A lot of games and activities will also take place within the event, giving you a variety of things to do and enjoy in the festival.

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Wade in and grab that fish in the Sweet Fish Festival!
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Join hundreds of travelers in this delightfully unique fishing experience
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You can get your catch grilled right at the festival, and enjoy your fresh fish meal
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A number of amazing water activities await you!
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This is an amazingly unique fishing trip you won't forget!
Activity Information


  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • English-speaking staff
  • Entry fees
  • Free fishing net rental
  • Roundtrip transportation
Not Inclusive Of

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Fish grilling fee: KRW2000
  • Meals
  • Water
  • Insurance


Available only on 29 July & 1, 3, 5 August (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)
  • 7:20am depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4
  • 8:00am depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 2
  • 8:10am depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10.
  • 12:00pm arrive at Bonghwa Eun-Uh Sweet Fish Festival site
  • 12:00pm-1:40pm lunch & free time
  • 1:40pm-3:00pm catch Korean Sweet Fish with Fishing Net
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm cree time
  • 8:30pm arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
  • 8:40pm arrive at Myeongdong Station
  • 9:10pm arrive at Hongik Univ. Station
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Free for child under 3 without occupying seats
  • This schedule is for reference only and is subjected to traffic & weather conditions of the day
  • Please inform us if you will be bringing along a baby stroller or wheelchair
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity

Meeting Point:

  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the sceduled departure time
  • 7:20am Hongik University Station exit 4 (Please see the map)
  • 8:00am Myeongdong Station exit 2 (Please see the map)
  • 8:10am Dongdaemun History Culture Park Station exit 10 (Please see the map)

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Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
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