The opening ceremony for the diving boards was held on July 7. With 500 million won in investment, two turtle-shaped sea diving boards have been installed 80 meters off the beach. Their shape is evocative of nearby Turtle Island. Beachgoers can enjoy diving from a 5-meter high mother turtle board and a 3-meter high baby turtle board.
It was one of four attractions at Songdo Beach, along with a sea cable car, a swinging bridge, and pleasure boats. These made Songdo Beach the most popular summer vacation spot in Korea in the 1960s. The diving board was destroyed by Typhoon Thelma in 1987, and it has finally been replaced after 26 years.