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  • Side: Dolphin Island Boat Tour with Lunch

    1. Side: Dolphin Island Boat Tour with Lunch

    You will be collected from your hotel by bus. The boat's staff will meet you, ask you which lunch option you would prefer, and provide you with an order card. Then, the boat will debate from the Manavgat River. The multilingual guide will provide you with some general information about the tour program. As you set off, the dj will start to play and soon you will stop for the first swim break. Head to Manavgat Bosphorus, which has the sea on one side and the river on the other. Here, you can rent a Jet-Ski or taste a Gözleme (traditional Turkish food). As you swim, the crew will be grilling your lunch to be served on the boat. After enjoying lunch on board, you will head to Dolphin Island. Stop for a second swim break and then the foam party will start. Afterwards, the boat sails towards a third swim break spot, near Karaburun Bay. Keep an eye out for dolphins along the way.

    Tolle Tour....kurzlebig und ereignisreich. Wir hatten das Glück Delfine und Schildkröten zu sehen. Sehr nette Kinderanimation. Leider gab es nur Beilagenessen für Vegetarier

  • Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise from Side

    2. Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise from Side

    Enjoy a full-day tour of the Grand Bazaar in Manavgat and cruise along the Manavgat River. Laze in the sun, enjoy a barbecue lunch aboard a traditional wooden boat, and pick up some souvenirs along the way. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Side, transfer by comfortable, non-smoking minibus to the town of Manavgat. Here, climb aboard a 45-passenger wooden boat for a cruise along the river. Sit back and enjoy the views of the river banks and mountains. Relax in the sun, and soak up the cool breeze. A barbecue lunch of fish, chicken, pasta and salads will be served on board. Stop at the mouth of the river for a refreshing swim at a beach where the river meets the sea. Disembark the boat to go to the Grand Bazaar, waterfall and Blue Mosque of Manavgat. Pick up some souvenir bargains from the diverse stalls in the market. Enjoy 1.5 hours of free time to wander around the bazaar, befo...

    Staff were brilliant. They kept everyone well informed in all the different languages. Food was basic but tasty! Trip to beach was short but fine. Drinks and ice creams over priced but to be expected!

  • Side: Boat Lunch Cruise on Manavgat River and Bazaar Visit

    3. Side: Boat Lunch Cruise on Manavgat River and Bazaar Visit

    Begin your fantastic day trip by being picked up from your hotel in the city. Board the boat and start your trip down the Manavgat River. Swim in clear waters at the beach between the sea and the river and savor a tasty lunch. Make an optional stop at the magnificent Manavgat Waterfalls and have 20-30 minutes to explore this stunning area. Head to the public bazaar and enjoy the exquisite smells, brightly colored stalls, and bustling atmosphere for 2 hours. If you choose to skip the waterfall, then head to the public bazaar and enjoy around 3 hours of free time to look around.

    Nice guide! Amazing tour, especially loved the boat tour. The lunch we got on the boat was amazing!

  • Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise and Grand Bazaar

    4. Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise and Grand Bazaar

    Enjoy a full-day combination tour of the Grand Bazaar in Manavgat and an amazing cruise along the Manavgat River. Relax in the sun, and enjoy a barbecue lunch on board a traditional wooden boat. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Alanya, transfer by comfortable, non-smoking minibus to the town of Manavgat. Here, climb aboard a 45-passenger wooden boat for a cruise along the river. Sit back and enjoy the views of the river banks and distant mountains. Bask in the sun and soak up the cool, refreshing breeze. A barbecue lunch will be served on board. Then, stop at the mouth of the river at a sandy beach where you can take a refreshing swim at the spot where the river meets the sea. Disembark the boat to go to the Grand Bazaar and Blue Mosque of Manavgat. Pick up some souvenir bargains from the diverse stalls in the Bazaar. You will have 1.5 hours of free time to wander around the mark...

    Not quite as advertised but still great value for money! It took a long time (over an hour) to pick up all the passengers but we then headed to the pirate ship for a cruise down the river. We stopped to spend some time on a deserted beach then back to the moore for lunch (chicken, rice and salad). Next stop was the bazaar for shopping and then short stop at the small waterfall which was nice but unimpressive. Would recommend.

  • Green Canyon Boat Trip from Antalya

    5. Green Canyon Boat Trip from Antalya

    Enjoy a memorable full-day excursion into the heart of nature. The day begins with a pick-up at your hotel and a ride by bus to the Green Canyon. Continue your journey by boat on the 14-kilometer-long Grand Canyon and 3-kilometer-long Little Canyon. You’ll make stops to swim along the way. Admire the lush surroundings of the Green Canyon as you sail along the emerald green lake. Be sure to keep an eye out for the rare brown fish owl! After exploring the Green Canyon, you’ll be able to enjoy a swimming break in the sparkling waters of the lake. Continue the cruise across the canyon before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant with views over the lake. Well rested and well fed you’ll be ready to discover the other part of the Canyon. Enjoy spectacular views of the stunning mountain range and woodlands around you. Stop one more time to swim before the return ride to your resort.

  • Alanya: Manavgat River Boat Trip with Grand Bazaar Tour

    6. Alanya: Manavgat River Boat Trip with Grand Bazaar Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Alanya or the surrounding region and embark on a day cruise on the Manavgat River. Enjoy a relaxing excursion along the river, and make a stop at the picturesque Manavgat Falls. After the cruise, travel to the charming town of Manavgat, and explore its grand bazaar. Discover a wide variety of local food and products available for purchase, including vegetables, fruits, spices, dried fruits, clothing, and souvenirs.  Then, take a boat trip to the estuary where the Manavgat River pours into the sea. Enjoy a delicious lunch and a stop for some swimming in the ocean, before being transferred back to your hotel.

  • Belek: Manavgat River Cruise and Grand Bazaar Tour

    7. Belek: Manavgat River Cruise and Grand Bazaar Tour

    Enjoy a full-day tour of the Grand Bazaar in Manavgat and cruise along the Manavgat River. Laze in the sun, enjoy a barbecue lunch aboard a traditional wooden boat, and pick up some souvenirs along the way. Following your pickup from your hotel in Belek, transfer by comfortable, non-smoking minibus to the town of Manavgat. There, you can climb aboard a 45-passenger wooden boat for a cruise along the river. Once on board, simply sit back and enjoy the views of the river banks and mountains, relax in the sun, and soak up the cool breeze. A barbecue lunch of fish, chicken, pasta, and salads will be served on board. You will later stop at the mouth of the river for a refreshing swim at a beach where the river meets the sea. Following your cruise, you will disembark the boat to go to the Grand Bazaar, a waterfall, and the Blue Mosque of Manavgat. You will be welcome to pick up some souvenir...

  • Side: Quad Safari Tour

    8. Side: Quad Safari Tour

    The tour begins upon pickup from your hotel in Side, Turkey. You will then be driven to Koprulu Canyon National Park, home to the Koprucay River and Turkey's most popular watersports area. In transit, you will be briefed on how to safely drive quad bikes, which are insured by Allianz. Once arriving, you will be given a free helmet with the option of purchasing additional equipment. Your all-terrain vehicle tour will take you around the area's breathtaking canyons, turquoise waters, and ancient landmarks. You may test-drive around our facility to ease into your exhilarating ride. You will drive in the river and be shown a special circuit for the first 10 km, with a swimming break. Then you will continue driving 10 km in and around the river. When returning to the facility, you will be shown professional video footage and photos we captured of you on your quad bike, which are available ...

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What people are saying about Side

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 233 reviews

We were picked up from the hotel on time. The bus was getting old and broke down. Thanks to Corona, there was enough space for everyone on the boat. Don't want to know how full it would be without corona. There were 112 instead of 240 people. The dolphin island is just called that, has nothing to do with dolphins. We did see turtles though. There were 4 swimming breaks and you could jump in a boat. The food was very tasty and sufficient, drink prices were also ok. We took drinks with us. Nobody said anything. On the boat you could take pictures with and without a parrot and buy them for 3 € / picture. Here, too, you can negotiate. ;) At the end there was a foam party with loud party music. There was make-up and dancing for children. The staff speaks German, Russian, Turkish and English.

Very nice trip. Only 1 day before booked and accidentally the wrong hotel indicated. Great communication with the tour guide, who changed it immediately. The bus ride was in a very funny bus with funny bus drivers. Had a lot of fun. On the boat it was very nice, everything was explained great. On the first mooring you have the chance to go jetski or eat food / drink from local people. Very cheap prices. The following lunch was very good. Then you can choose bazaar or waterfalls or both. We have reported for both (3 € for the waterfalls) both have a lot of fun. Then relaxed back in the hotel, very nice day.

Not quite as advertised but still great value for money! It took a long time (over an hour) to pick up all the passengers but we then headed to the pirate ship for a cruise down the river. We stopped to spend some time on a deserted beach then back to the moore for lunch (chicken, rice and salad). Next stop was the bazaar for shopping and then short stop at the small waterfall which was nice but unimpressive. Would recommend.

It's a great way to spend a vacation day. Especially with children who can swim safely. Staff is great, tour is great. Only the dolphins have not shown up. From booking to tour, everything was great.

Trip was great from start to finish ! Staff were friendly . Plenty of swim stops and amazing stops on the trip with full day out on boat , lunch was also lovely . Would recommend :)