Boat Cruise Turkey
Boat Cruise Turkey – Fethiye to Olympos 3 nights and 4 days Boat cruise
Day 1: Check in Boat and Fethiye to St. Nicholas island
Guests will arrive at the Alaturka office on the Fethiye harbour at 09:00 am for check-in and information, if you require directions our staff can aid you. You will then be taken to your gulet for a briefing about your cruise. Once settled aboard you will depart Fethiye harbour and cruise to Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterflay Valley is known to be the home to over 136 different types of butterflies and moths, however, in the summer months, they can be difficult to spot.
Afterwards, you will visit the most photographed beach in the world – Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon).
Famous throughout Turkey for its still shallow waters, the lagoon with its crescent-shaped bay is surrounded by secluded beaches making Oludeniz the perfect place to relax.
Tonight you will anchor down at St. Nicholas island, where you will have time to walk up through the island’s ruins and sit and enjoy the sunset. (L, D)
Day 2: St. Nicholas island to Kas
Second day you will wake up just outside of Kalkan in the beautiful Aquarium Bay for breakfast and a swim. You will then cruise onto Kas, which is a small fishing village with some of the best shopping in the area, especially unique handmade jewellery pieces. Here you will be given time to explore the local shops and clothes stores and some local cafes for great coffee.
The night is spent in one of the secluded bays between Kas and Kekova . (B, L, D)
Day 3: Kas to Gokkaya Bay
Today after breakfast you will cruise onto the Sunken City on your Blue Cruise Turkey experience, an ancient town that dates back 2000 years to the Lycian period and was destroyed by an earthquake. You will cruise over this protected World Heritage site nice and slowly to enjoy the view, however, no swimming, diving or snorkelling is allowed in this area as it is now a protected sight. Afterwards, you will anchor down to visit Kekova and Simena Castle, where you can walk to the top and witness a magical view over the bay. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Gokkaya Bay to Demre Harbor/Olympos
Your last day on the boat will be a nice and lazy start. Resting off any sore heads from partying the night before you wake up and have time for a morning swim. After breakfast, you will head back to Ucagiz Village Harbour to arrive before lunch at 10:30/11:00 am for disembarking the boat. It is time to farewell new found friends and your friendly crew. Lunch is not included on the last day.
We will meet you in Ucagiz Village by bus to transfer you onto either Olympos (2 hours drive) where you can find nice tree house hotels, or Demre bus station (10 minutes drive). Please note: if there is not enought people travelling to Olympos, we will transfer you with a public bus instead of a shuttle bus.
Departing to Antalya,
If you’re planning on traveling onto other destinations, you can get dropped off at Demre bus station. Buses to Antalya and Kas depart every 30 minutes, buses onto Fethiye depart every hour and no need to pre-book these tickets.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All efforts are made to follow this itinerary, however in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change at Captain’s discretion. Our passenger’s safety is number one priority. This could include daily destinations as well as overnight stops. If these situations arise, all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options. No money will be refunded.