Day trip

Antalya/Kemer: Kekova Sunken City, Demre & Lycia Day Tour

4.3 / 5

69 reviews

Activity provider:Tur Turizm
Day trip

Antalya/Kemer: Kekova Sunken City, Demre & Lycia Day Tour

Activity provider:Tur Turizm

From US$ 37.57 per person

Discover Turkey's ancient history on this day trip from Antalya. Sail to Kekova Island on a glass-bottomed yacht, see the sunken city of Kekova, and visit St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker Church.

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Duration 12 hours
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Pickup included
Please wait at the outdoor security gate of your hotel/accommodation 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.


  • Travel back in time to ancient Lycia and discover more about Lycian history
  • Visit St Nicholas Church Miracle Worker and see his 4th-century burial spot
  • Sail across turquoise water to visit the historic Kekova Island's sunken city
  • Dive off the yacht for a swim in the cool and clear waters near Kekova Island
  • Enjoy comfortable, roundtrip transportation from your hotel in Antalya
Full description

Explore ancient Lycia on a day trip and yacht cruise from Antalya. See a historic rock tomb from Lycian times, marvel at ancient Greco-Roman amphitheaters, and sail to the beautiful Kekova Island.

Meet your driver outside your hotel and begin your adventure with a drive through the ancient state of Lycia. Marvel at an ancient rock tomb from the Lycian times and stop to visit the Greco - Roman amphitheater.

Next, visit the church of St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker in Demre city. This ancient church sits above the 4th-century burial place of St. Nicholas, the original inspiration for Santa Claus. Enjoy a delicious lunch before heading to Kekova Island.

Board a glass-bottomed yacht and sail through pristine waters to reach this fascinating island. Sail by the mysterious sunken city of Kekova, an ancient Lycia city, destroyed by an earthquake.

Spot the ruins of the city and the Simena Castle from the side of the boat and under the water through the glass bottom. Before heading back, jump into the refreshing water for a swim. Finally, return to your hotel, having experienced Turkey's rich ancient history.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Entrances fees to Kekova Sunken City and Amphitheater
  • Glass-bottom yacht tour
  • St Nicholas Church Entrance fee (about 250 Turkish Lira)
  • Drinks
  • Swimwear and towel
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 69 reviews

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Ulvy (Tourguide) and Hartan (driver) guided us very well. Communication in English and German worked quite fine and they provided lots of information in front of the sights. We really enjoyed the scheduleline- we arrived/ left the sights when the large buses left/ arrived. Therefore we had the sights nearly for our own. Besides that there was no shopping-tour (carpets / fur / whatever) which was great as well. We really can recommend that tour!

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May 21, 2023

The tour overall was decent. Pick up was about a 4 minute walk from my hotel and arrived on time. You can't see much of Kekova sunken city from the glass boat, water was very cloudy. Lunch was adequate, buffet style. Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. St Nicholas Church Entrance cost TRY325.

May 16, 2023

Our guide All was really good and engaging. He had alot of good knowledge and interesting stories. The boat ride was quite scenic. The bus ride was smooth as well. Our pickup from Antalya was 25 minutes later than the given time but rest of the trip was smooth.

December 27, 2022

Product ID: 427276