Water Sports, Diving & Scuba

Programs and schools in waters sports like diving and scuba for expats and foreigners in Seoul and Korea. Lessons, classes, courses, and coaching for people of all ages and levels, including from beginner to advanced. Rafting, kayaking, swimming, water parks with water slides and wave pool, diving, scuba diving, waterboarding. See also water paragliding in Balloons, Paragliding & Flying Clubs.

Swimming Pool(Indoor): Spoland
Located inside the Seoul World Cup Stadium. 515 Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Gangnam Canoe Club
Kayak Lessons for beginners and kayak fitness program is offered by the club. Rentals, tours and equipment storage services are available. 704 Jayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only).
Scuba in Korea
Diving courses by fully insured PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. All courses are conducted in Busan Aquarium.
Aquatic Frontier
Offers a full range of PDI courses from novice class to expert class. American owns shop in Osan. Shark diving is now operated by Aquatic Frontier for expats in Korea.
Big Blue 33
Provides diving day trips for certified divers and a range of courses for the begginers. Service is in English, German and Korean. 65-13 Sogwi - Dong, Sogwipo City.
Deep Blue Quest
PADI scuba diving courses by Russel W.Krogh. Authorized five stars dive centre.
Surfing Korea
Facebook group aims to share surfing information in Korea. To connect with Surfing Korea, sign up for Facebook.
Swimming Pool(Indoor): Itaewon Community Center
The 25-meter indoor heated pool is popular among foreigners. Programs include swimming, fitness club and basketball. Located near exit 1 of Noksapyeong Subway Station(Line 6).
Private Swimming Lessons in English
Croatian swimming instructor offering private swimming lessons in Seoul in English.
Boryeong Mud Festival
The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival which takes place during the summer in Boryeong, a town around 200 km south of Seoul, South Korea.
Paddler Kayak
Rafting tour and professional kayaking school. 536-4 Gosa-ri, Injyeo-eup, Injyeo-gun, Gangwon-do.
Kids Splash Swim School
Swimming school for babies, toddlers and children. Contact Mr. Jin for English speaker.(Website in Korean only).
Dragon Boat Association in Korea.
KDBA was established in 1999, becoming 13th member of Asian Dragon Boat Association. 1687-22 Bongcheong-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul.
Beach near Seoul: Mallipo Beach
Mallipo Beach, is considered one of the three most beautiful in Korea and is over three kilometers long. Take the intercity bus to Taean at Nambu Terminal, then take bus to Mallipo Beach at Taean Express Bus Terminal.(Website in Korean only)
Sea Lala Waterpark & Spa
Jimjilbang, spa and waterpark. Easily accessible by subway. B2 SK Leaders View, 55-16 Mullaedong 3-ga, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only).
Kite Board Korea
This is a kiteboard community where we can share reliable information about Kiteboarding in Korea.
Otex Scuba
Otexs Scuba is a dive shop located just outside of Camp Humphreys, South Korea. Otexs is a NAUI scuba training facility that offers classes from open water diver to master and instructor diver.
Swimming Pool(Outdoor): Hangang Park
There are 6 swimming pools located at Mangwon, Yeouido, Jamwon, Ttukseom, Jamsil and Gwangnaru along the Han River. Visit the website for locations & directions.
Swimming Pool(Indoor/Outdoor): Carribean Bay
Superb outdoor and indoor water park facilities that include a wave pool, various water slides, and the worlds longest lazy river ride. 310 Jeondae-ri Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Beach near Seoul: Daecheon
Daecheon beach is one of the best beaches on the west coast. Daecheon is also famous as being the setting for the Boryeong Mud Festival. It lies 190km/118 miles southwest of Seoul. Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do.
Beach near Seoul: Gyeongpodae
Koreas most popular beach has beautiful scenery with beach and pine trees and is the largest beach on the east coast. It lies 240km/149 miles east of Seoul. Gyeongpodae beach is located in Gangneong City.
Beach near Seoul: Eurwangni
Eurwangni beach lies near Incheon International Airport 50km/31 miles west of Seoul . Bus takes you there from its starting point in Bucheon or Inceon International Airport. Many accommodations at affordable prices.
Beach near Seoul: Deokjeok Island
Doekjeok island is located approximately 50km/31 miles west of Incheon. An hours ferry ride from Incheon. Deokjeok island has several beaches and is a popular tourist destination.(Website in Korean only).
Beach near Seoul: Byeonsan
Byeonsan beach is located in Buan area 273km/170 miles southwest of Seoul on the countrys western coast. It is Koreas first official beach, which opened in 1933. It has silvery, fine sand and is bordered by a pine forest.
Woongjin Playdoci, Bucheon
Woongjin Playdoci is a sport leisure complex with indoor water park, spa, ski slope, sledding slope, and golf center. It is located near Samsan Stadium Station (Line 7),  25 km/16 miles west of Seoul. 572-1 Sang-dong, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-d...
Spoland
Located inside the Seoul World Cup Stadium. 515 Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
Octodive
PADI dive center. 222-17 Jamsil-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Gatsby International Education
English Swim School for Foreign Students. We offer a range of swimming programs at Seodaemoon-gu (Ahyeon station ) Aquatic Centre for every age and ability.
Gatsby International Swimming School
English swimming school for baby and children.
700 Yacht Club
Offering BBQ steak buffet, Sunday brunch, sunset sailings, night sailings, group dinner, corporate regattsa & seminars. Service in English available. Nanji Ferry Dock, 481 Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.

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