Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition on Limited Release

Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition on Limited Release

See the list of all the attractions that you can visit with the regular Discover Seoul Pass here.

The Rundown

  • The ‘Seoul Plus Edition’ of the Discover Seoul Pass gives travelers the chance to visit more attractions outside of Seoul, particularly those in Gyeonggi and Incheon.

  • Only on a limited-time release, this plus-size version of Discover Seoul Pass aims to encourage travelers to experience more attractions outside of the capital, including Gwangmyeong Cave, Everland, Korean Folk Village, and Incheon Songdo Central Park Ara Water Way.

    The original version of Discover Seoul Pass provides tourists automatic access to over 35 attractions in Seoul. The ‘Seoul Plus’ version opens 55 attractions for no additional charge.

  • If going to Everland is in your Korea itinerary, you may book this convenient bus transfer from Seoul.

  • For your convenience, booking links are provided below.

Also read: Discover Seoul Pass: Your Key to the Top Attractions in Korea


UPDATE: Mar. 11, 2019

All stocks for the Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition have been completely distributed, as noted on the official website here. Availability is no longer guaranteed.

To enjoy the attractions in and around Seoul, you may opt to book the following recommended activities individually instead:

EVERLAND TICKET & SHUTTLE

If you’re interested to book the Everland tour that comes with admission and transfer, here’s a customer feedback that may help:

This is worth it! Super convenient! We did not have to worry about the transportation to and from Everland! The ticket is also cheaper than buying on site. I will definitely buy this again in the future!


Discover Seoul Pass: Seoul Plus Edition

Image credit:  Discover Seoul Pass

Image credit: Discover Seoul Pass

Korea’s wonders are not just found in Seoul. The charm of the country also rests on the capital’s neighboring cities, particularly in Gyeonggi-do and Incheon. If you’re planning to visit Korea anytime soon, know that you now have the option to visit and experience more attractions in the country, thanks to the recently released Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition.

If you’re not in the know, the Discover Seoul Pass is a product developed by the Seoul Tourism Organization to give foreigners a cheaper way to hop in and out of various Seoul attractions. With the purchase of a single pass, you get free and automatic admission to various sites in the capital. As of writing time, there are over 35 places you can visit with the Discover Seoul Pass, which includes prominent palaces, museums, Korean spas or jjimjilbang, and more. The passes come in three types: day pass, two-day pass, and the three-day pass, which easily complement your South Korea itinerary.

But the fun does not stop there. With the new Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition, you will now also get free and automatic admission to exciting sites like Gwangmyeong Cave, Everland, Korean Folk Village, and Incheon Songdo Central Park Ara Water Way. With ‘Seoul Plus’, you can now visit up to 55 attractions and get discounted admissions to 41 sites.

Here are some photos to give you a glimpse of some of the newly-added attractions:

Gwangmyeong or Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave

Gwangmyeong Cave in Gyeonggi-do is a very curious attraction. On the one hand, it guarantees visitors fun and excitement with installations like the Aqua World, Gold Falls, Gold Road, Gold Palace, Horror Experience, Cave Basement World, and Underground Lake. On the other hand, it’s also said to be ‘therapeutic’ given the several healing spots found inside. Whatever the intent and effect of this attraction may be, visiting a themed cave park is definitely considered one for the books these days, so you should definitely check Gwangmyeong Cave out when you buy the Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition.

Everland

Screengrab from  Klook

Screengrab from Klook

To most fans of Korea (and K-dramas!), this attraction in Gyeonggi-do really needs no introduction. But if this is the first time that you’re encountering Everland Resort, know that this theme park is one of the hottest spots to visit in the country. With the Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition, you can now automatically experience Everland’s thrilling rides, zoo, festivals, and Instagrammable parks. Notable features include South Korea’s first wooden roller coaster (or the T-Express) and the expansive Zootopia, which houses over 2,000 animals!

Incheon Songdo Central Park

Image credit:  Trippose

Image credit: Trippose

Songdo Central Park in Incheon is found in the middle of the bustling city of Incheon. This scenic space offers water-taxi rides for an authentic recreational activity in Korea.

Limited Release for Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Edition

Screengrab from  Discover Seoul Pass

Screengrab from Discover Seoul Pass

At the moment, only 6,000 ‘Seoul Plus’ edition of the Discover Seoul Pass are available for tourists who want to visit more attractions in Korea. Specifically, there are 2,000 ‘Seoul Plus’ 24-hour passes, 2,000 for the 48-hour passes, and 2,000 for the 72-hour passes. Booking instructions follow below.


BUY IT!

Screengrab from the booking site of  Discover Seoul Pass

Screengrab from the booking site of Discover Seoul Pass

OPTION 1: Buy Discover Seoul Pass ‘Seoul Plus’ Ediiton from the Official Website

  • PRICE: Depends on type

    • $38 or around ₱2,020 for the 24-hour pass

    • $52 or around ₱2,765 for the 48-hour pass

    • $66 or around ₱3,510 for the 72-hour pass

  • As noted on the Discover Seoul Pass website, you may get the ‘Seoul Plus’ edition by just booking the regular or the original Discover Seoul Pass.

  • However, if you wish to get the ‘Seoul Plus’ pass, you must indicate your pick-up date on or after November 23.

OPTION 2: Buy Discover Seoul Pass (Regular) from Klook

  • PRICE: Depends on type

    • ₱1,875 or $35.33 for the 24-hour pass, if not discounted

    • ₱2,585 or $48.71 for the 48-hour pass, if not discounted

    • ₱3,290 or $62 for the 72-hour pass, if not discounted

  • Discover Seoul Pass with built-in T-Money function

  • Free access to a selection of at least 35 tourist attractions + discounted admission to 30 more attractions within 24, 48, or 72 hours

  • For the full review, read: Discover Seoul Pass: Your Key to the City

OPTION 3: Book Tickets for Everland Resort from Klook

  • If you’re just looking to visit Everland Resort (and miss out on the other attractions!), here are the details.

  • PRICE: ₱2,538 or $47.82 for the one-day ticket, if not discounted

TIPS!

  • If you’re booking with Klook, you can score additional discounts by using a promo code. We’ve listed them here.

  • When booking the regular Discover Seoul Pass with Klook (the ‘Seoul Plus’ edition isn’t listed yet), select the date when you intend to redeem or pick up your Discover Seoul Pass, not when you will actually use it.

  • Pick up your pass in the following locations: Incheon International Airport Terminals 1 or 2, Gimpo International Airport, or at the Myeongdong Tourist Information Center

  • To use your pass, present it at the ticket booth of each partner site or attraction in order to receive your actual entrance ticket.

  • Your card will automatically be activated the first time you first visit a partner site.

  • You can only visit the same attraction once a day.

  • If unused, the Discover Seoul Pass expires five years after the issued date indicated on the card. However, you can still use it as your T-Money card for as long as you want.

  • Remember that you'd have to load your Discover Seoul Pass if you'll use it to pay for transportation. Read this article to get an idea of how much you should load.

  • Another perk of buying this product: you get to bike around Seoul for free!

  • Get the most out of your Discover Seoul Pass by downloading their official app. You will be able to see the remaining time left on your pass, and which attractions are eligible to visit.

Google Play | App Store

  • You must show the physical card to gain admission to attractions. Entry is not possible by presenting the app or an image of your pass.


One last thing

Don't forget that Discover Seoul Pass also doubles as your T-Money card. This will save you the cost of buying one, so you'd just have to spend for your top-up. 

Contact Discover Seoul Pass

For inquiries, you may send an email to the team behind the Discover Seoul Pass here.

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