BUSAN, South Korea — Busan Nakdong River Project Executive Office has formally opened the toboggan slope at the public outdoor swimming pool that was established at Hwamyeong Waterfront Park, Buk-gu this summer. The slope will be open to sledders from December 30, 2013 through February 16, 2014.
The slope is 50 meters long, 18 meters wide and 7 meters high, and is equipped with a snowplough as well as a variety of adjacent entertainment facilities such as bumper cars, a kid’s train, traditional folk plays, smelt fishing, a trampoline, and a snack bar.
Opening hours are from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily and admission is 5,000 won for adults, 4,000 won for youths and 3,000 won for children. Ride fares vary from 1,000 won to 3,000 won per ride.
As an all-year-round family-oriented theme park, Hwamyeong Outdoor Swimming Pool will be used as a water park in the hot summer months, as a skating rink and sledding ground in the winter, and as an outdoor stage and cafeteria in the spring and fall.
To get to the toboggan slope by metro, get off at Sujeong Station (Line 2) and then walk about 10 minutes toward the Nakdong riverside. By bus, take Bus Nos. 115, 59, 111, 121, or 126. Free parking is available as well for those going there by car.
For more information, please contact the Busan Nakdong River Project Management Office at (051) 333-3238.
Operation of the toboggan slope may vary according to weather conditions so visitors should check the homepage for updates at: nakdong.busan.go.kr
Source: Busan City News