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DungChun ferry Zarubino Eastern Russia to Sokcho South Korea

Hi All

I've been looking at shipping options from Vladivostok back to Australia.

I have been in touch with Yuri in Vlad (recommended on this site)and that is certainly one option.

However I do wonder if it could be a little easier to go via the car ferry to South Korea and then back to Australia from there as I hear the South Koreans tend to be very much more efficient than trying to ship out of Vladivostok.

Can anybody advise?

I have also been looking to see if I can find a link to book the DongChun ferry online but with no success

All info greatly recieved

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check ths thread out http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...6-2#post364777

The ferry itself is very small compared to European standards so therefore space is limited and would require prebooking to be assured of the space .

The other word of caution is Vladivostok is hosting the Pan-Asian conference this year , think it was going to be September time but i heard a rumour that it is been put back to October , Hotel rooms will be at a premium while it is on .
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I am locking this thread (if I can figure out how to do it). Continue the discussion at the page bushman_uk lined so we don't duplicate everything.

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