20 Most Popular Airbnb Experiences in South Korea

There are a lot of ways to experience Korean culture, traditions, and daily activities. If you’re new to town, lack Korean language ability, or are an introvert, Airbnb Experiences can be just the right thing to turn your bland weekend into a very memorable one! You can visit a Night market, go dancing, kayaking, pub crawling, make kimchi, learn to cook, ride a yacht, hike, create a beauty product or a traditional craft, and many more! While Airbnb offers dozens of exciting experiences all around South Korea, here are Top 20 most popular experiences that you too can enjoy (just don’t forget your mask, bring a camera and enjoy an opportunity to meet like-minded people!)



Table of Contents

  1. Food walk in Seoul: Night Market Food Tour

  2. Bar Crawl in Seoul: Absolute Pub Crawl and Party

  3. Dance Lesson: Dance like a K-pop star for beginners

  4. Makeover: K-Beauty 101 with a TV Show Host

  5. Water sports in Seoul: Kayak with a river guide

  6. Gangneung sailing: Yacht along the coast with a captain

  7. Food and drink: Korean Kimchi making day experience

  8. Food and drink: Exotic cooking at local home and market tour

  9. Street food: Eat and Drink through the Seoul Alleys

  10. Beaty: K-Beauty class design lip color products

  11. Art: Create a mother of pearl inlaid plate

  12. Boating: Enjoy sailing and get your best pictures!

  13. Beauty: K-Beauty Skincare secret and create my own

  14. Culture: Explore Busan’s sparkling night

  15. Photography: Be a photo model in beautiful Seoul

  16. Beauty: Make your own perfume

  17. Art: Enjoy Jeju Cuisine and make pottery

  18. Street food: Night market and moonlight Seoul walk

  19. Art: Carve a stone seal with a craft woman

  20. Fashion: One off, My name jewelry in Korean

Food walk in Seoul: Night Market Food Tour

Duration: 2 Hours

“Jay is a passionate and fun host. He’s very knowledgeable about local history and culture. Super friendly too! There wasn’t a dull moment the whole tour. It’s one of our highlights in Korea. “

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View On Airbnb⭐Night Market Food Tour

Bar Crawl in Seoul: Absolute Pub Crawl and Party

Duration: 5.5 hours

“Super fun! I would recommend this tour for anyone that wants to meet cool people, explore Hongdae and have a drunken and hilarious night “

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View On AirbnbAbsolute: Seoul Pub Crawl & Party

Dance Lesson: Dance like a K-pop star for beginners

Duration: 2 hours

“Whether you’re alone in Seoul or with friends, this experience is a must-do! Time flies as you stumble through the moves and the instructors are very welcoming and patient. A great way to experience the unique culture of K-Pop in South Korea.”

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View On Airbnb★Dance like a K-pop star for beginners

Makeover: K-Beauty 101 with a TV Show Host

Duration: 1.5 hours

“Cyoung was an outgoing person and she is significantly professional in the makeup field. My friend and I enjoyed the class really well during the 90 mins she prepared for us. Strongly recommend if you are interested in K-beauty!”

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View On Airbnb[K-BEAUTY 101] With a TV host

Water sports in Seoul: Kayak with a river guide

Duration: 3 hours

“It was a beautiful day to kayak in such a comfortable weather. I was in Awe and totally in love with this new activity that I’ve found here. Kai was very helpful and told me stories about Han River. If you like outdoor activity, don’t miss this. It’s a very soothing experience.”

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View On AirbnbKayak with a river guide

Gangneung sailing: Yacht along the coast with a captain

Duration: 2 hours

“This is my best memory while traveling alone in Gangneung. Most of all, the thrill of riding a fast boat is exciting, but I think the biggest attraction of this experience is to enjoy the calm waves at a leisurely pace. If you have motion sickness, it would be better to bring a motion sickness medicine.”

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View On AirbnbYacht along the coast with a captain

Food and drink: Korean Kimchi making day experience

Duration: 3.5 hours

“This kimchi class was great. We loved kimchi before but now, that we got taught so well and detailed how to do it ourselves we won’t ever have live without it. The different kinds of Kimchi Jomin teaches you so patiently are all delicious and she explains why you put what very well. Would definitely recommend to everybody that likes kimchi. She made something that looks so difficult easy.”

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View On AirbnbKorean Kimchi making day experience

Food and drink: Exotic cooking at local home and market tour

Duration: 3 hours

“She gave us a nice and detailed but quick tour of the market. The detailed set up at her home for the cooking lesson was very thorough. She’s a great conversationalist that kept us engaged. It was a very entertaining time.”

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View On AirbnbExotic Cooking at Local Home&Market tour

Street food: Eat and Drink through the Seoul Alleys

Duration: 5 hours

“It was a really great experience. We got to try a lot of food that I probably never would’ve tried without the experience. Mike gave really good recommendations and even told us where not to go. Highly recommend.”

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View On AirbnbEat and Drink Through the Seoul Alleys

Beaty: K-Beauty class design lip color products

Duration: 90 minutes

“This is a creative and interesting workshop that I’ve had. Victoria helped a lot when I was making my own lipsticks. The instruction is clear and useful. I love the one I’ve made and recommend this workshop to everyone of you who like beauty and handmade.”

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View On AirbnbK-Beauty Class-Design Lip Color Products

Art: Create a mother of pearl inlaid plate

Duration: 2.5 hours

“This was such a unique experience. I learned a little bit more about Korea and the history of this unique art form. Ina was very informative, helpful and patient as I don’t always feel confident in my art abilities. This was such a beautiful experience. “

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View On AirbnbCreate a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate

Boating: Enjoy sailing and get your best pictures!

Duration: 2.5 hours

” We had so much fun with Captain Lim today! he is an extremely skilled sailor, and also very knowledgeable about the history of Seoul. he shared his knowledge and interesting personal stories with us during the trip. he also took photos for us and offered snacks, drinks, and hand warmers too! it was our favorite experience in Seoul and we would recommend it to anyone visiting Korea who is looking for an exciting adventure and beautiful views of the Han River.”

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View On AirbnbEnjoy Sailing and get your best pics!

Beauty: K-Beauty Skincare secret and create my own

Duration: 90 minutes

“Victoria was very kind and informative. She gave us explanations and also recommendations. And her dog, Simba, was definitely a plus. It’s a very nice environment. The class is interactive and fun. She guides you through the whole process including a detailed routine for you to follow at home with skincare recommendations. “

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View On AirbnbK-Beauty Skincare secret & create my own

Culture: Explore Busan’s sparkling night

Duration: 3.5 hours

“Amazing value for a beautiful tour of Busan! Jesse took us to many different locations that I didn’t know about. He took breathtaking shots of my friend and I. Highly recommend his tours!”

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View On AirbnbExplore Busan’s sparkling night

Photography: Be a photo model in beautiful Seoul

Duration: 2 hours

“I had a great experience taking care of photos with Joy. We went to 2 great locations. I really liked how Joy used her creativity to suggest certain poses for some really nice shots. It made me more comfortable and confident in her abilities. Joy was so thoughtful of our time and made sure we were satisfied with the pictures. Also, the turnaround time for editing them was super quick. “

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View On AirbnbBe a Photo model in beautiful Seoul

Beauty: Make your own perfume

Duration: 60 minutes

“I had a very good experience. The experience was fun and as expected. I would suggest people to visit her place! You can get a unique scent of perfume just for yourself!”

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View On AirbnbTo make your own perfume

Art: Enjoy Jeju Cuisine and make pottery

Duration: 2.5 hours

“My first time making pottery. Jin made everything so easy for beginners and it’s always nice when you start your class with a nice meal! And I had a great time making a cup and a little bowl .”

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View On AirbnbEnjoy Jeju Cuisine & Make Pottery

Street food: Night market and moonlight Seoul walk

Duration: 2.5 hours

“Truly awesome and value for money. Experienced some of the most authentic local food! The after meal stroll back to Myeongdong was a great one, help to digest the food a little. Kay was really friendly and nice throughout the tour, helping to take photos of some of the spots with best night views.”

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View On AirbnbNight Market and Moonlight Seoul Walk

Art: Carve a stone seal with a craft woman

Duration: 2 hours

” It was a great experience for my Husband and I. Helen was a great instructor who took us step by step and answered all our questions along the way. I would definitely recommend this experience for anyone looking for a memorable experience in Korea.”

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View On AirbnbCarve a stone seal with a craft woman

Fashion: One off, My name jewelry in Korean

Duration: 2.5 hours

“This is such a good experience !! We made amazingly beautiful jewelry and the Jounghye even taught us some Korean grammar rules that we had forgotten. I loved it !”

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View On AirbnbOne off, My name Jewelry in Korean

Whether or not you’re visiting or living in Seoul, Busan, Jeju, or somewhere in between, there is always a memorable activity for you to partake on the weekends as well as weekdays. South Korean Airbnb experiences have definitely grown over the years, check out this older blog post with some oldies by goodies (when experiences were just taking off and the only available city for them was in the capital).

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