Jeju Island

[video credit:Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau (English, Chinese, Japanese)

[Photo credit: Korea Tourism Organization ( (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Thai)]


About Jeju

  • Largest island of Korea
  • Located in the southernmost region of Korea
  • Island of unique cultural folk heritage as well as geographical and historical relevance
  • World-renowned volcanic island
  • Listed as a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site under the name of "Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes." This includes Hallasan Natural Reserve, the Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, and Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak.
  • Resort island with magnificent views
  • Important hub connecting numerous nations, both continental (Russia and China) and island (Japan and Southeast Asia)
  • Island with best convention infrastructure (including a cluster of hotels, tourist destinations, and entertainment facilities all within the Jungmun Resort Complex where the International Convention Center Jeju is located)
  • Selected as the best international convention destination in Asia in 2015 and 2016 (by the European business travel magazine Business Destinations)
  • Ranked as the top international convention city with the highest satisfaction rate in Korea Jeju: 4.63, Seoul: 4.34 out of 5 (according to the 2015 Korea Competitiveness Survey Report by the Korea Tourism Organization)


General Information

Location Situated in the center of Northeast Asia, Jeju lies equidistant from South Korea, China, and Japan
  • Subtropical climate, four distinct seasons, and small differences in the annual and daily temperatures
  • Average annual rainfall (mm): Jeju (1,584.9), Seogwipo (2,393,3)
  • Temperature (℃): Jeju (15.6), Seogwipo (16.9)
Surface Area 1,848.85km2
Population 686,849 (as of June 2018)
Visa All visitors to Jeju may stay up to 30 days without visa (except for 34 countries : Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Cuba, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Uzbekistan, Yemen)

*Please note that Visa-free entry is only available for travelers from 180 countries when arriving in and departing from Jeju on direct international flights.


Half-day Tour Program

  • For those interested, the Secretariat has prepared a tour program for the KETO 2018 participants.
  • The tour will be held on Saturday afternoon, October 6, 2018 starting from 13:00.
  • The price is 44,000 won per person.
Application Anyone who wants to participate in the tour can register on google form on KETO 2018 website by Oct 2nd.
Price The tour costs 44,000 won including guides, transportation, dinner and entrance fee.
Payment Payment is made on-site, and only Korean won and credit cards (Visa, Master card) are accepted.
Important to Note
  • If you want to apply, please apply as soon as possible as the number of spots is limited.
  • Please gather at the Jeju tour desk by 12:30.
  • If you have any questions, please ask the Jeju tour desk in ICC.

※ Can be cancelled if the minimum number (10 persons) is not reached.