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Marmaris: Pirate Boat Trip with Lunch, Foam Party, and Stops

1. Marmaris: Pirate Boat Trip with Lunch, Foam Party, and Stops

Embark on a cruise aboard the Davy Jones Pirate Boat in Marmaris and visit Paradise Island, Phosphorous Cave, Turunç, and more. Enjoy lunch, unlimited drinks, on-board entertainment, a foam party, and plenty of activities to keep kids busy and having fun. Make stops for shopping and swimming. Start your adventure by hopping on board and stepping into the pirate life. Along with an authentic pirate theme, the Davy Jones Pirate Boat features 3 floors with sunbeds on the top floor. Once settled in, the ship departs from the harbor in Marmaris, toward sights including Paradise Island, Aquarium Bay, and Phosphorous Cave. Along the trip, you’ll make 4 stops for swimming and other fun. If you want to snorkel, you can bring along your own gear. Stop at Turunç for a shopping break and swimming. At lunch time, sit down and get served chicken, meatballs, salad, and pasta. Pair unlimited local alcoholic and soft drinks with your meal. Then, continue to Kızılkum for a second swimming break. For the final part of your day, enjoy a foam party and disco on the second and third floors. Take advantage of a full entertainment team and many other activities for your group to enjoy while on board. With kids in mind, there are also face painting activities and free take-home souvenirs such as bandanas, pirate certifications, bracelets, and necklaces. When your adventure on the high seas comes to an end, return to the marina in Marmaris for drop-off back at your pickup location.

Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour from Marmaris and Icmeler

2. Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour from Marmaris and Icmeler

On this 1-day tour from Marmaris you will visit Pamukkale, known as the 8th Wonder of the World. Meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, this natural formation contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. Because of the glorious white travertine and historical value, Pamukkale was added to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 1988. Pamukkale can be seen from the hills on the opposite side of the valley in the town of Denizli, 20 kilometers away. On the top of this white “castle”, which is a total of 2,700 meters long, 600 meters wide, and 160 meters high, the ancient city of Hierapolis was built. Here you can visit an ancient Roman amphitheater, the historical museum which was formerly a Turkish bath, the ancient Cleopatra swimming pool, the monumental tomb of Saint Philippe, and the most magnificent Necropolis of Anatolia.

Dalyan Full-Day Boat Trip from Marmaris

3. Dalyan Full-Day Boat Trip from Marmaris

Enjoy a relaxing full-day tour of Dalyan on Turkey’s Lycian Coast, sailing by boat across the turquoise sea to Turtle Beach (officially known as Iztuzu Beach). Departing from Marmaris, admire the remarkable rock cut tombs of the Kings of Kaunos along the coast. Founded around the 9th-century BC on the border of the Kingdom of Lycia, Kaunos became an important Carian city around 400 BC and its culture reflected aspects of both kingdoms. The tombs were designated for the kings and other powerful people of the city, and filled with food, money, jewelry and other valuable items. Marvel at the Dalyan Canal as it weaves its way from Köyceğiz Lake to the beach, a peninsula jutting out from the mainland. Famous for the endangered loggerhead turtles (Caretta Caretta) that lay their eggs in the sand, as well as blue crab, the beach is now protected to help conserve the turtles, making it out of bounds to the public from May through September. Jump into a mud bath for an indulgent and therapeutic wallow before your return transfer to Marmaris.

From Marmaris: Tour to Traditional Villages

4. From Marmaris: Tour to Traditional Villages

With numerous bars and clubs, Marmaris experiences can be anything but traditional. Yet, even in a place like Marmaris, traditional Turkey is not as far away as you may think. An hours drive from the city, you'll have the chance to travel back a century in time. Allow yourself to discover the simplicity of rural life and meet the local people who will enchant you with their genuine nature and hospitality. Your day starts with a visit to an old mosque in Bayir Village. Here, you'll be welcomed by the priest from the mosque and informed about ritual customs. While in Bayir village, you can sample the local honey in the shade of the 2000-year-old plane tree. If your visit falls within term time, you can also pay a visit to the local school and talk to some of the local children. Your next stop is the village of Turgut with a lovely canyon with a centuries-old watermill. After having lunch, you will be hosted by a local family offering apple and oregano teas in their traditional house. A visit to the tranquil beach of Orhaniye tops off this exceptional day.

From Marmaris: Day Trip to Dalyan with Lunch

5. From Marmaris: Day Trip to Dalyan with Lunch

Be collected from your accommodation in Marmaris at 8:30 AM and travel 45 minutes to Koycegiz. When you arrive, board your riverboat and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Koycegiz Lake. Visit the thermal springs and mud baths, which provide secret health benefits. The waters are rich in blue-hydrogen and radon, which relieve joint pain and aid the musculoskeletal system. In the vicinity of the village of Dalyan, there are 12 springs with different chemical compositions of water. Continue your tour and sail through the narrow ducts of the river. See rock tombs built between the 5th and 4th centuries BC during the oligarchy of the ancient city of Kaunos. They are the best examples of Lycian graves in the territory of Turkey. Return to your boat and be served a mouth-watering meal. The final stop will be at Turtle Beach. The unique sandy Iztuzu beach is where Caretta-Caretta turtles lay their eggs. The beach is a natural reserve and is under state protection but you can swim in the freshwater lake beside the beach. If you are lucky, you will see turtles on the beach. In the evening, from May to October, the beach is closed. Be dropped off at your accommodation around 7:30 PM. 

Scuba Diving Tour from Marmaris and Icmeler

6. Scuba Diving Tour from Marmaris and Icmeler

On this 1-day tour you can enjoy 2 dives in the crystal clear water off Marmaris. You will first be picked up from your hotel in Marmaris or Icmeler with the minibus service between 8:30 and 10:00. 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. At the first dive site the 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. When the first dive is finished a warm lunch is served as you sail to the second dive site, where the program for diving is the same as at the first dive site. If you booked as a non-diver you can, off course, 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 finished the second dive, there is some time left to swim and snorkel before you sail back to Marmaris. After arriving at the harbor, the minibus service will take you back to your hotel.

Marmaris Bays and Islands: All Inclusive Boat Trip

7. Marmaris Bays and Islands: All Inclusive Boat Trip

Spend the day in the sun on a full-day gulet tour from Marmaris. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Marmaris or Icmeler, transfer to the pier to board your boat. Once on board, laze in the sun as cabin boys bring complimentary drinks to your sunbed. Sail the coastline looking for secret islands, caves, and bays. Swim in crystal clear waters, discover secluded beaches, and more. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery as you pass sights such as Paradise Island, Kumlubuk, and Turunc Beach. At around noon, a lunch will be served on board the boat. Continue in the afternoon to the “blue grotto” of Phosphorus Cave. Swim in magical waters as the light from the sun reflects on the water and cave walls. Cruise back to the pier for a transfer back to your hotel.

Marmaris: Full-Day Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and Lunch

8. Marmaris: Full-Day Boat Trip with Unlimited Drinks and Lunch

Your tour will begin at 9:30AM, at which point hotel pickup will begin from hotels in the region. From there, you will be transported to your boat. Adaköy'te will be the first stop of your tour. Here you will discover fish farms, where mullets can be thrown bread. After about 15 minutes exploring the fish farm, you will take your first swimming break on the "Island of Paradise". After a swimming break of about 45 minutes, you will depart for some nearby caves. You will then have a short break, before exploring the local cave for 30 minutes, with 5 minutes for a photo shoot following your exploration. Following 45 minutes of sailing, you will take a break for food. Your good will be prepared and served onboard, with a menu usually consisting of grilled chicken, salad, and pasta. Following lunch, a 1hour break will be given, in which you can swim at Turunc Beach, or explore the nearby quaint town. You will then have time to relax with a drink on your way back to Marmaris. After arriving back at the port, you will be escorted back to your hotel.

Marmaris: Diving with Lunch

9. Marmaris: Diving with Lunch

If you want to discover the crystal-clear underwater world of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas, why not spend a full day diving? During your trip to Marmaris, enjoy a day in the water that includes 2 dives, swimming, and snorkeling. For your first dive, make your way to Kadirga (Galleon) Cove, located nearby the rocky area on the opposite side of the Kadirga Lighthouse. Dive up to 130 feet (40 meters) and explore a field of amphorae and a part of a sunken ship. Around noon, you will enjoy lunch and relaxing before moving on to your second dive spot. Next, make your way to Baca (Chimney) Cave, the most famous diving point in Marmaris. Baca Cave is mostly interesting for the underwater photographers, and you can dive to depths of 165 feet (50 meters). The site includes a conical-shaped cave that looks like a chimney and is home to tiny fish and shrimp. When this dive ends, spend time swimming and snorkeling before returning to your hotel.

Marmaris: Scuba Diving with a Qualified Instructor

10. Marmaris: Scuba Diving with a Qualified Instructor

You cannot visit Marmaris without doing a diving tour. This beautiful resort town located on the Mediterranean coast is known for its pristine, clear waters. Experience the unique Aegean Channel waters and Mediterranean waters whilst scuba diving.  Marmaris has a variety of different bays and diving destinations for you to choose from. Each one showcases the incredible biodiversity of these calm waters. Discover a world of underwater plants, underwater caves, coral reefs of all shapes and sizes that house vibrantly colored fish, and a lot of other spectacular marine life. The tour includes two 30-minute dives Tours are available every day of the week for new divers and experienced divers alike. You will be guided by qualified, experienced instructors and the instructor’s assistants. Only the most modern equipment, that complies with international safety standards is used.

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What people are saying about Marmaris

Very relaxing day island hopping with breaks to swim off the boat… There was a chance to do some water sport. Lunch was basic but fine. The staff aboard couldn’t do enough for us and a fun day was had by all!!!

Great day experience & nice lunch. Lots of stop offs for swimming which was great & our son loved the glass bottom experience

Fantastic day!! Loads of different activities within the day and everyone was friendly!

Excellent trip, place is amazing, staff very helpful and punctual.

All inclusive is something different, but otherwise very nice!