A wide estuary and tidal flatland, Suncheon Bay became an established natural eco-park in 2004, but has been overdeveloped in the past couple of years. Several endangered birds stop here along their migratory routes, when the place isn't overrun by noisy families fishing for crabs. The best time to see our feathered friends is in the quiet winter months, but dress warmly since the ocean breezes can be quite chilly. You can take a boat around the area for W6,000 adults, W3,000 for kids. There is a separate admission for the Suncheon Bay Eco-Museum (tel. 061/749-3006 or -3007), which has displays largely dedicated to the hooded crane.