Route 14 : Jeoji - Hallim Olle

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Total Distance : 19.1Km  Total Time : 6-7hour   Difficulty :

The vibrant green forest trail meets the cool and lively vibe of the blue ocean. Once you go past the open fields of Jeju’s farm villages, Jeju’s wild Gotjawal(dense forest) envelopes you. You will follow the dry riverbeds to arrive at the coast. You certainly cannot get bored while hiking the route riddled with rustic stone walls, villages, farmlands, forests, rivers, large groves of cactus, and fine sandy beaches. The view of Biyang-do(island) is visible throughout the entire hike along the water.


Wheelchair Accessible Area

Difficulty :

Distance : 2.1km / Ilseong Jeju Beach Condominium ~ Geumneung Beach Entrance
Starting Point : 1625 Geumneung-ri, Hallim-eup, Jeju-si

This Badang(coastal) Olle provides a view of Biyang-do(island) that sits just off the western shore, and the gorgeous Geumneung Beach. Some village paths are narrow and coastal roads require extra caution. There is a restroom near the finishing point, at the entrance of Geumneung Beach.

Route Tip

It is advisable to pack snack and water for the first half of route because there are no restaurants or stores until Weollyeong-pogu(port). Numbers of restaurants and stores can be found along Geumneung Beach, Hyeopjae Beach and Ongpo-pogu(port).

Olle Trail Ranger


It is not a problem even if it is your first time to the Jeju Olle Trail.
Let go of the fear of an unfamiliarity and bring excitement for new encounters.
  • Kim, Young Joo

Official Information Center

You may receive leaflets, guidebooks, and purchase basic souvenirs such as Jeju Olle Passport at the Jeju Olle Information Centers. Do not foret to stop by and get information you needed.

Jeju Olle Information Center(Jeoji Arts Information Network Village)

Location : 1843-4, Jeoji-ri, Hangyeong-myeon, Jeju-si

08:00~17:00(Lunch time=12:00~13:00)
Close Luna new year and Korean Thanksgiving day

Public Transportation Information

The public transportation system of Jeju Island has been entirely changed recently and still it's changing. Please double check the up-to-date information of the bus number and route before you take it.

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Foreign Language Interpretation Services by Tourism Organizations



[Visit Jeju] Jeju Travel Hot Line(Multi language interpretation service)
- +82 -(0)64-740-6000 / Chat service via mobile app also Available
- Operation Hour : Daily 09:00 ~ 18:00



[KTO] 1330 Korea Travel Hotline(Multi language interpretation service)
- Dial 1330 or though mobile app.
- Operation Hour: 24/7

How to find the Starting Point
How to find the way back from the Finishing Point
Geumneung Beach/Hyeopjae Beach

The beach has the most beautiful watercolor in Jeju. Geumneung Beach is right next to Hyeopjae Beach. Both beaches shines silver in the sun with shells mixed in their sands. The watercolor is astonishing. Beacause both are not too deep nor too steep, the beaches are the perfect destinations for children to swim. In 2007, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries designated Hyeopjae Beach as Excellent Beach.

Biyang-do(island)

Wollyeong Coast to Hallim-hang(harbor), Biyang-do(island) is in the sight. It is very intriguing to get an all-round view of the lovely island. Biyang-do is a volcanic island that exploded in 1002 (King Mokjong's 5th year, Koryo Dynasty). It is the youngest among all volcanic islands in Jeju. Coral reefs are famous, and there are lots of fish. It is the only place in Korea where Biyang Tree grows. The trees grow inside the crater of Biyang-bong(peak).

Osirokhun Farm Road

‘Osirokhun’ means cozy in Jeju dialect. It is 'Osirok' to walk in the field, so Jeju Olle has named the pathway a Osirokhun Farm Road.

Ongpo-pogu(port)

The old name for Ongpo-pogu(port) is 'Dokgae'. 'Dok' means a jar in Jeju dialect. It is the battlefield for the resistance of Sambyulcho(the special capital defense unit) and Mokho's Uprising. In 1270 (King Wonjong's 11th year, Koryo Dynasty), General Lee Moonkyung led the brunt of Sambyulcho and landed here. They won against Koryo's royal forces and took over Jeju for the first time. In 1374 (King Gongmin's 23rd year, Koryo Dynasty), General Choi Young led 314 ships and 25,000 men to the land and drove out the 3,000 Mongolian Mokhos.

Wollyeong-ri Cactus Habitat Entrance

Wollyeong-ri is the only natural habitat for cactus in Korea, and is designated as Natural Monument #429. You may see the habitat the pathway with wooden-deck. Residents in Wollyeong-ri used to plant cactus on stonewall to prevent a snake or rat entering the house. In May and June, yellow flowers bloom and magenta fruits open November to March.

Keunsonang(pine tree) Forest Path

There are lots of big pine trees along the forest pathway. It was named by Jeju Olle during trail exploration. ‘Keun’ means big and ‘Nang’ means tree in Jeju dialect.

Haenyeo Bean Habitat

The Haenyeo Bean is four to five centimeters long and looks alike kidney bean. Still, it has poison and is undoubtedly not edible. Haenyeos ate it when they were in unwanted pregnancy because they cannot discontinue fishing and some of them even lost lives. In Korea, the rabbit island in Jeju is known to be the only habitat for Haenyeo Beans and the habitat were first found by the Jeju Olle Survey Team.

Geumneung Seokmulwon(stone park)

It is the hometown of Dol-harubang, ‘Stone Grandpa’. Geumneung Stone Garden in Geumneung-ri, Hallim-eup is the workplace and also exhibition center of the father of Dol-harubang, stone handicraft master Jang Gongik. Master Jang was good at treating stones childhood. He first made Dol-harubang with pumice and later on with Jeju basalt for 55 years. In the outdoor exhibition area, there are Dol-harubang and also the various statues Haenyeo to black pig.

Hallim-hang(harbor)

Hallim-hang(harbor) has long been the main gate to the central coast in the Northwest Jeju. Because the port is close to the fisheries in East China Sea which is west to Jeju, it was used as the fishing base for the Japanese during colonization. Near the end of colonization, the facilities were destroyed harshly by bombings but were restored. The harbor become a natural shelter because Biyang-do(island) on the north of Hallim-hang(harbor) played role as a seawall.