For those who are planning to have a short escape into the womb of nature, then Danyang will be the right place for you! With full of attractions and extreme activities, you can enjoy nature to the fullest in Danyang. For extreme activities seekers, Danyang Paragliding and Zipline is surely an activity that cannot be missed in your itinerary.
Ever wonder how a bird enjoys the view of nature from above. Paragliding in Danyang would be the answer to that. Not only you can tick off your bucket list, but you can also get a whole bird’s eye view of beautiful landscapes just beneath you! Moreover, you can get a chance to enjoy all 4 seasons from the bird-eye view as this paragliding is being operated in all 4 seasons.
During the whole activity, your pilot will do all the work. You will just need to hold the camera and sit back and relax. After flying high and landing, you will be given a video of the flight that you can cherish for your whole life.
Things to know
There is no dress code but just make sure to wear pants and form-fitting shoes. In addition, for the flight time, although it is highly dependent on weather usually, it will take around 10 minutes. Not only that, your pilots are fluent in both English and Korean so don’t worry about communicating with your pilot! They are very friendly. Only those who weigh between 20kg to 110kg are eligible to do paragliding.
The paragliding costs 105,000 won including video (85,000 won for the flight and 20,000 won for the video). Nevertheless, A 30,000 won deposit is required for the reservation on weekdays. The deposit for weekends is 25,000 won. The remaining balance (80,000 won or 75,000 won) can be paid on-site in cash. All the paragliding equipment rental, a tandem pilot, and the transportation to take-off site from pick up point is included in the price. You can book for the paragliding online through Ascendia Sports.
The pickup point is at Danyang Intercity Bus Terminal. From there, the pilot will bring you to the paragliding spot. The pickup point is accessible by both subway and bus.
Go to the Subway station called “Gangbyeon”(green line). Go out exit 4 and cross the street. You will enter the large building called “Dong Seoul”. Walk into this building and buy your ticket to Danyang. The Bus ride is around 2 hours and 10 minutes. The bus ticket costs 14,500 won. The tickets almost never sell out (except on holidays). The bus leaves every hour starting at 7:00 a.m. When you arrive in Danyang one of our pilots will be waiting for you.
However, if you have your own transport, you can also go directly to the paragliding spot. The address for the paragliding spot is as below:
Address: Chungcheongbuk-do, Danyang-gun, Darian-ro, 117-1 KR
Similar to paragliding, the zipline is a thrilling and adventurous activity you should not miss in Danyang for nature lovers. This activity is located at Mancheonha Skywalk, one of the most famous attractions in Danyang. Not only that, you can get free admission to Mancheonha Skywalk if you ride the zipline. After enjoying the view of Danyang from the Mancheonha Skywalk, you can zipline down to reach the starting point. From the top, there is a long one across the river and then there’s a shorter one back to where you began at the ticket office. It is a great way to get back to the bottom in style. The zipline is 135m above the river and it travels at a speed of 50km per hour.
Admission fees and Operating hours
The admission fee for zipline is 30,000 won and you can get a free admission for the Mancheonha Skywalk if you zipline down. The operating hours are from 9:00am to 6:00pm and it is closed on Mondays. No need reservation needed for zipline.
The spot for zipline is located near the Danyang Bus Terminal. The address for the zipline spot is as below:
Address: 94번지 Aegok-ri, Jeokseong-myeon, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
If you have free time in your weekends, grab the chance to enjoy once in a lifetime activity, Danyang paragliding and zipline!