Full speed ahead for Haeundae cruise
▲The Haeundae River Cruise aims to become fully operational in 2021. (Source: Haeundae-gu Office)
After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Haeundae River Cruise gives Busanites the chance to take in the charms of the Suyeong River and sea. The cruise takes place on a 20-seat vessel and takes a round trip from APEC Naru Park via the Millak Waterside Park. Currently, there are cruises in the day and evening, which run 50 minutes, and one for dinner, which is 70 minutes long.
Cruises give passengers the chance to see Busan's sites like never before. Take the day cruise at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., or take part in the evening cruise, which leaves every hour beginning at 5 p.m. The dinner cruise departs at 5 and 6 p.m.
Cruises vary in price depending on age and time of day. Adults pay 25,000 won for the day, 30,000 won for the evening and 50,000 won for dinner. Youths pay less, and infants under three ride for free. Those who live in Busan can enjoy a 5,000 won discount. Reservations can be made at haeundaerivercruise.com. Tickets may be booked by phone or in person at the ticket office in front of the dock at APEC Naru Park.
How to get there: Centum City Station (metro line 2), exit 12. Go to APEC Naru Park opposite Shinsegae Department Store in Centum City.