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From Kusadasi: Full-Day Boat Cruise

1. From Kusadasi: Full-Day Boat Cruise

Get picked up at your hotel and then travel to the port to climb aboard a boat. Set sail along the beautiful coastline north of Kusadasi. Marvel at the rugged landscape of the Aegean coast. Stop at 3 different bays to snorkel with the magnificent marine life, and swim in the turquoise waters for approximately 1 hour at each location. Enjoy a tasty lunch on board the boat at Karasu, and feast from a delicious menu of meatballs, chicken, salads, pasta, potato salad and fruit. Return to the port in Kusadasi after your 3rd swimming stop, and get dropped off at your original departure point at the end of an amazing day at sea.

Kusadasi Diving Experiance

2. Kusadasi Diving Experiance

If you've ever wanted to explore the underwater world and discover an array of marine life then this is the tour for you. This program is designed for beginners and consists of a short theoretical lesson plus 1 dive under the stewardship of experienced scuba instructors. The duration of the dive will be approximately 25 minutes and go to a maximum of 5 meters deep. During the dive, you will be with an instructor and will have all the necessary professional equipment, provided by the diving center, so you don't need to worry. You can also join the tour to snorkel if you don't feel comfortable and confident in trying diving. Pick-up will be at 8:30 AM from Kusadasi hotels or the port. After diving, you will get back to shore around 2:00 PM for the transfer back to your hotel.

Kusadasi: Jeep Safari and Boat Trip Combo Tour

3. Kusadasi: Jeep Safari and Boat Trip Combo Tour

Explore the Dilek Peninsula National Park from Kusadasi. Marvel at the cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea and Greek Islands with the half-day Jeep Safari tour. Visit the most iconic and picturesque sights around the National Park including Zeus Cave, Echo Valley, and Kursunlu Monastery. After a journey full of adventure, you'll reach the top of the mountain. While your guide explains the history of the ancient monastery, capture snaps at some of the most scenic and picturesque sights. Then, change the vehicle and continue your journey by sailing boat. The geography of the peninsula is hilly with a few flat areas, beautiful uninhabited sandy beaches, and warm, sparkling blue seawater. Visit 2 of these bays, which cannot be reached with a car or by foot. While you are enjoying the sun and the ocean, let your chef prepare your handmade meatballs, salad, pasta, and seasonal fresh fruits. These will be served alongside complimentary alcohol-free beverages. Before sunsets, you'll be sure to have created unforgettable memories.

Kusadasi: Full–Day Boat Trip with Lunch

4. Kusadasi: Full–Day Boat Trip with Lunch

Start your experience with hotel pick–up starting from 9:00 AM in central Kusadasi and travel by air–conditioned coach or minivan to the departure jetty at Kusadasi port. Step on to your wooden gulet cruise boat and find a spot on the open or shaded decks as you cruise out into the beautiful Gulf of Kusadasi, the stretch of sea that divides Turkey's mainland from the Greek island of Samos. Soak up the scenery and sea breeze as you spend the morning sailing around the bays and coves of the Gulf's shores. Discover the most scenic coast in Turkey and let your captain guide you to the most tranquil beauty spots. Stay refreshed with a choice of drinks, drop anchor at 3 different bays to enjoy a swim or snorkel, and visit a beach to sunbathe and relax. Sit down to a tasty onboard lunch of fish, meatballs, or chicken with rice and fresh salad, washed down with soft drinks. After lunch, listen to music on deck as your boat glides along the coast, stopping again to enjoy more swimming and snorkeling. Give your tan a final brush–up and enjoy the last views of the mainland from the water as your boat makes its way back to Kusadasi. End your cruise when your boat docks back at the departure jetty. 

Scuba Diving from Kusadasi

5. Scuba Diving from Kusadasi

On this tour you can enjoy scuba diving in the crystal clear water off Kusadasi. You will first be picked up from your hotel in Kusadasi with a minibus service between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM. Then you leave from the harbor towards your first dive site. On the way to the first dive site the beginner divers get full instruction for their introduction dives and the experienced divers can choose their equipment and make themselves ready for their first dive. Experienced divers will enter the water first together with one or two instructors to make their first dive. After that, the beginner divers will make their first dive with an instructor in groups of 2. If you booked as a non-diver you can feel free to swim in the crystal clear water. If you would like a snorkel and mask for yourself all day, you can bring your own or buy one on the boat. When all divers have finished the second dive, there is some time left to swim and snorkel before you sail back to Kusadasi. After arriving at the harbor, the minibus service will take you back to your hotel.

Ephesus: Half-Day Tour from Kusadasi or İIzmir

6. Ephesus: Half-Day Tour from Kusadasi or İIzmir

Begin your half-day tour at your residence in either Kusadasi or Izmir, and enjoy a comfortable drive in air-conditioned luxury vehicle to the ancient city of Ephesus. Considered to be one of the most spectacular open-air museums in Turkey, Ephesus is a must-see on any visit to Turkey. Walk through its ancient marble streets and admire the stunning facade of the Library of Celsus. Walk past the Temple of Hadrian and the Temple of Artemis, as well as the Vedius and Scholastic Baths, and the Fountains of Trajan and Polio. Admire the staggering size of the Great Theatre, whose capacity exceeds 24,000 spectators, and then begin to make your way back to Kusadasi or Izmir to end the tour.

Kusadasi Full-Day Boat Trip & BBQ

7. Kusadasi Full-Day Boat Trip & BBQ

Enjoy the best of Kusadasi during this full-day boat cruise, visiting 3 different bays and beaches. While on board you will enjoy a fabulous barbecue lunch and great entertainment. The Kusadasi Gulf offers fantastic opportunities for sailing, swimming, and relaxation, and as you sail between the large natural bays, numerous coves, and inlets, you may spot locations you will want to explore further during your vacation. During this day tour, the boat will stop so that you can swim or top up your tan at the natural beaches. Following a morning hotel pick-up in Kusadasi, head to the embarkation point and set sail on board your beautiful cruise vessel. You will sail in and out of several bays, stopping for some time at leisure, before lunch A spread of barbecue treats for lunch will be served on board the boat, after which you will continue along the spectacular coast, listening to relaxing music and stopping again for a dip in the sea. Head back to Kusadasi mid-afternoon, disembarking at approximately 17:00.

Ephesus: Small Group Tour with House of the Virgin Mary

8. Ephesus: Small Group Tour with House of the Virgin Mary

Ephesus is the second biggest open-air museum in the world after Pompeii. Explore the public parts of its grounds accompanied by a licensed guide in a small group. Enjoy pick-up from your hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk or from the cruise ship port. Your driver will take you to several important sights of the area while your guide will help you immerse yourself in Greco-Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman history. The tour includes lunch and you can opt for a carpet or leather-making demonstration. Apart from the city of ancient Ephesus, also explore one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Artemis Temple, as well as the temples of Hadrian and Domitian, the Fountains of Trojan, Polio, the Library of Celsus, and the Great Theater, which was once the center point of entertainment for up to 24,000 people. You will also get to see the House where Virgin Mary is believed to have spent her last years in life. The tour ends at approximately 4:00 PM, at which point you'll be taken back to your hotel or cruise ship.

Ephesus: Full-Day Tour from Kusadasi or Izmir

9. Ephesus: Full-Day Tour from Kusadasi or Izmir

You’ll meet your professional guide and head out on the drive to Ephesus-Selcuk. Ephesus is considered one of the most spectacular open-air museums in the world, and certainly a highlight of any visit to Turkey. During this guided full-day tour, the ancient city will come alive as you walk through the 2,000-year-old marble streets. Admire the Library of Celsius, Hadrian's Temple, the Fountains of Trajan, the temples of Hadrian and Domitian, and more. See the great theater that had a seating capacity of 24,000 spectators. Visit the terrace houses, located on the slopes of Bulbul Mountain, opposite the Hadrian Temple. The terrace houses were residences of the wealthy, and featured beautiful frescoes and mosaics in their interiors. After visiting the Ephesus ruins, you’ll continue on to the House of the Virgin Mary. The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered. Your final visit will be to the Basilica of St. John, built by the Emperor Justinian over the tomb of St. John the Apostle. The basilica, now in ruins, once rivaled St. Sophia in Istanbul in size.

Ephesus Bible Study Tour from Kusadasi or İzmir

10. Ephesus Bible Study Tour from Kusadasi or İzmir

Arrive in Kusadasi meet your professional guide at Kusadasi port or hotel. Drive to Ephesus-Selcuk. Discover some of the Biblical sites of Ephesus where it is believed that the gospel of John was written. Be guided through the beautiful landscape learning about the religious history of the area along the way.The first place you will visit will be House of the Virgin Mary, the sacred place where it is believed she spent her last days before she died. Continue to Ephesus city where you will see the Church of Mary and the Grand Theater where St. Paul used to preach, spreading Christianity. The next sight will be Seven Sleepers cave. The legend of the cave tells of seven young Christians who hid in this cave when Christianity was forbidden. They fell asleep, awaking 100 years later to discover Christianity flourishing.After a break for a delicious lunch you will continue to the Basilica of St John, who wrote the book of Revelation. This is located over his burial place. At the end of the day you will return to Kusadasi Port or hotel. 

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What people are saying about Kusadasi

We really had a great day, even with our baby of almost 7 months, it was super easy to do and you were well helped to get into the water with the baby, we enjoyed it. The food was great and there was a great photographer on board who took beautiful pictures for a small price!!! Super sweet man very child friendly everyone

Magnificent day with a perfect English-speaking guide transmitting the history of Ephesus in a captivating way! A driver at the top, pick up at the hotel as planned and visit of Sirince with discovery of a typical meal and coffee! Thank you Ibrahim. We will keep wonderful memories of this day.

Only to be recommended!!! It rained at first, but then we had sunshine. We headed for three bays and were able to go swimming. On the way back we could even watch dolphins swimming next to the boat and the captain made an extra stop. Food was good too.

Super cruise, very nice, top music Very friendly staff and guaranteed relaxation ☀️Discovery of pretty coves with clear water. Optimal value for money - Great experience - thank you

The trip was good and definitely worth it. The staff was very friendly and the lunch was delicious. Good music, great atmosphere, what more could you want to have a nice day