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  • From Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

    1. From Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

    Get picked up from your hotel in Side and enjoy a transfer to the activity starting point in an air-conditioned bus. Upon arrival, get kitted out with the necessary equipment and listen to a quick safety briefing before your adventure begins. Now its time to enjoy a wonderful river rafting activity along Turkey's stunning Köprüçay River. Admire panoramic views of the Taurus Mountains as you pass through the natural beauty of the Koprulu Canyon. Challenge yourself as you battle against white water waves, holes and drops. Enjoy getting wet as you splash through the rapids and stop for lunch at the riverside before continuing down the river.

    Firstly, COVID.. no precautions by staff or travellers were taken which was a shame.. now the good part Everything else was brilliant, staff were great, river trip great, recommend to anyone.. unless you are worried about COVID

  • From Side: Green Canyon Boat Trip

    2. From Side: Green Canyon Boat Trip

    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. Journey by boat on an 8.5 mile (14 km)  Grand Canyon tour and a 2 mile (3 km) long Little Canyon tour. You will 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 will 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 will 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 hotel.

  • Alanya: Cable Car, Boat Trip and Dimcay

    3. Alanya: Cable Car, Boat Trip and Dimcay

    Start your day with a convenient pick up service at your accommodation. Meet your friendly expert guide and head to the stunning Alanya City on this guided tour. First you will take a cable car up to the Alanya Castle, and visit an iconic attraction of the district. Later, experience the Damlatas Cave and admire the stalagmites, stalactites and columns. Whilst here you can also visit one of the most famous beaches in the Riviera called Cleopatra. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to relax during a one-hour boat trip that departs from Alanya harbor and sails around the peninsula. You will get to marvel at landmarks such as the Red Tower, the ruins of 13th century´s Seljuk castle and numerous caves (pirates, phosphorus and lovers cave). Next, drive to the Dimcay River - one of the must-see attractions in Alanya and enjoy lunch there. It's a great place with delicious food, cool p...

  • Koprulu Canyon Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour

    4. Koprulu Canyon Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour

    Enjoy an adventure away from the beaches of Antalya Province with a full-day canyoning and rafting tour in Koprulu Canyon National Park. Transfer from your hotel in Antalya, Alanya, Belek, Kemer, Manavgat or Side to a meeting point approximately 2 kilometers from the start point of your adventure. On arrival, get a safety briefing and instructions before your set off. During the day you will experience 2 very different canyons: a narrow warm water canyon surrounded by sheer rock cliffs for canyoning; and a wide cold water canyon of forested cliffs and natural waterfalls. Pause to swim and dive into crystal clear water, enjoy natural water slides and Jacuzzis, along with other fun activities. Halfway through, enjoy a break to take in the beauty of the Koprulu Canyon and Kopru River. The 1st course (Canyon Course) will take about 1.5 hours to complete. Then, walk through the canyon to a...

    The guides were really nice and always offered help when needed. Best pet was the swimming in canyon. The water was so clear but really really cold. Would definitely do it again!

  • Köprülü Canyon Antalya: Whitewater Rafting Trip

    5. Köprülü Canyon Antalya: Whitewater Rafting Trip

    Enjoy a wonderful river rafting adventure along Turkey's stunning Köprüçay River. Arising from the Taurus mountains and passing through the natural beauty of the canyons, Köprüçay River falls into the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Feeding on the subterranean waters of the high-walled canyons standing on both sides, rafting through this pristine river is one of the most beautiful natural recreation activities in Turkey. Join this exciting rafting adventure and challenge the white water waves, holes and drops in a great raft. Enjoy getting wet splashing through the rapids, and take a break from the raft to swim and surf the big waves. The tour takes place between the historical Oluk and Karabük bridges and has a difficulty level of about 2-3.

    Super nice day, the instructors were great, the food was very good, the descent lasts only 2 hours, a little short. But really great activity with friends or family.

  • Side: Underwater Museum Scuba Diving Visit

    6. Side: Underwater Museum Scuba Diving Visit

    Explore Side’s Underwater Museum, a one-of-a-kind experience in Europe. Take two 20-minute dives into the Mediterranean Sea and experience the 110 sculptures that represent parts of Anatolian history.   After pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus, you’ll drive a short distance to the harbor and walk to the boat. Once on board, you’ll have a safety briefing in each language before sailing out to the Sea. Get your equipment on and then dive underwater with an expert diver and photo team to explore the Underwater Museum. With a depth of only 5-6 meters, this area is accessible for beginners as well as experts.   After your first dive, you’ll have a rest on the boat (approximately 1.5 to 2 hours) and enjoy some lunch. Then, you’ll get to enjoy your second 20-minute dive to continue to explore the Mediterranean Sea and the unique animals and plants that can be found there.

    Superfun diving, I have a diving license and it worked perfectly. My mom came with me and she doesn't have any license. The staff and diving instructors where superfriendly and funny. It is alot of waiting between the dives but totalt worth it. For you whom easily get seasick you should take a pill before this activity. I am super satisfied with this experience.

  • From Side: Green Canyon Boat Tour with Lunch and Swimming

    7. From Side: Green Canyon Boat Tour with Lunch and Swimming

    After pickup from your hotel in Side, drive to Oymapınar Dam to take photos. Then, continue to Green Canyon. Upon arrival, board a boat tour to take in the beautiful scenery of the lake. Stop to go swimming in the turquoise water. After the boat trip, enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant. Choose from meatballs, chicken or fish, served with rice and salad. For drinks, choose from tea, coffee, mineral water, and various soft drinks. After lunch, try a spot of fishing on the lake. You will then start the 2-hour return journey by boat back to the bus. Along the way, make another stop to go swimming and cool down in the refreshing water. You will then be dropped off back at your hotel in Side.

  • Green Canyon Boat Trip from Antalya

    8. 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.

  • From Side: Day-Trip to Sapadere with Lunch

    9. From Side: Day-Trip to Sapadere with Lunch

    Escape the hot and humid coast of Alanya for the day and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Sapadere Canyon, located approximately 90 kilometers from Side. Walk along a network of well-maintained wooden walkways through the Taurus Mountains, and experience the dramatic landscape up-close. Take in the fresh mountain air and marvel at the stunning landscape. During the relaxed walk, pass numerous waterfalls cascading down the rocks. If you're feeling brave, jump in and swim in ice-cold water! Stop for a typical lunch of local produce in Sapadere village. Then, visit the natural cave of Guceler and see the stalagmite and stalactite formations.

    It is a wonderful trip, accessible to all, with extraordinary landscapes, dining in a local location and a visit to the port of Alanya. We were only three adult tourists and a 3-year-old child. The guide is well documented, speaks fluent English and German, stopped at all places for pictures and created a pleasant atmosphere.

  • From Side: Full-Day Scuba Diving in Manavgat

    10. From Side: Full-Day Scuba Diving in Manavgat

    Start your full-day scuba diving experience with a transfer to the harbor where you will head towards the first dive site. Suitable for beginners and more experienced divers alike, your activity will be tailored to your level of experience. En route to the first dive site, beginner divers will get full diving instructions, while the more experienced divers can choose their equipment. Upon arrival at the first dive site, experienced divers will enter the water first together with 1 or 2 instructors. Beginner divers will make their first dive with an instructor in groups of 2 people. Then, enjoy a warm lunch served aboard the boat as you sail to the second dive site. Feel free to book as a non-diver and swim and snorkel in the clear waters. You can bring your own snorkel equipment or rent it on the boat. At the end of the second dive, all participants can enjoy some time to swim and sno...

    I highly recommande this excursion! The monitors were really nice, and the diving in the museum was really interesting. I forgot my phone on the transfert and one of the monitor bring it back to me. Thank you so much!

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What people are saying about Side

It was a very special trip. Because of Covid we were only one group, which of course was nice for us. Faruk really made the day a good experience. He has a lot to tell, the villages were beautiful, it was very quiet in the cave, in general it was a day without hectic, with very good tea and food. Thanks again!

Great value for money. Normally about 100 euros per person for a trip. costs only 26 euros paid! Mega ... trsiner etc was great too! Gladly again...

Very nice activity overall. Sinan is a wonderful guide, full of energy and funny, I can reccommend him any day

The trip is great, lots of fun and water and sun even pick up was delay 40 minutes but everything is perfect

It was definitely worth seeing! Seen a lot and able to take beautiful pictures. We enjoyed it.