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Alanya: Quad Bike Safari

1. Alanya: Quad Bike Safari

Pickup is available for all guests from their hotel security gate. From there you will arrive to the activity facility where you will watch a short movie about driving whilst learning information about how quad bikes work. You will then take a test drive around the facility twice. When you are ready to drive, everyone will follow the tour leader, marking the beginning of the tour program. It will take about 2 hours including stops, and you are guaranteed to feel adrenaline as you drive through the rivers and mud. A paparazzi team will be on hand to to take your photos while you are riding and swimming. Following your driving experience, you will watch a short movie and will have photos and a DVD available to purchase. At the conclusion of your experience, you will be returned to your hotel by an air-conditioned minibus.

From Side: Jeep Safari Adventure and Boat Trip with Lunch

2. From Side: Jeep Safari Adventure and Boat Trip with Lunch

Take a journey from Side and learn about traditional Turkish culture. Drive around some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Southern Mediterranean area of Turkey. Travel on and off-road on a Jeep, and cross rivers in your vehicle. Try local Turkish foods and teas, and take in an Islamic mosque. Start your tour by boarding your Jeep. Next, meet up with your group and drive as a fleet across rivers, rough roads, and along the mountains. Stop for lunch and tea at a local Turkish town. Once you’re refreshed, continue to the Oymapınar Dam, a stunning arch dam on the Manavgat River. Use this view as a prologue to your next views at Green Lake, a beautiful place to swim. Enjoy a boat tour of the lake, and enjoy a snack at a restaurant near the lake before getting ready to head back in your Jeep. Before you get back to Side, take a quick stop at a mosque to see where the Islamic religion lives. After, relax on your return journey with drop-off at your hotel.

From Side: Koprucay River Quad Bike Safari

3. From Side: Koprucay River Quad Bike Safari

Get picked up from your accommodation in Side and travel by air-conditioned bus to the Koprucay River. Meet your guide and get ready for a thrilling and scenic ride through the Koprulu Canyon, a must-see destination in the region. Get outfitted with all the equipment you'll need and learn the basics of riding a quad bike. Take a quick test drive before setting out with your guide.  Ride along the Koprucay River, feeling the breeze in your hair and the rush of adrenaline as you quickly round tight curves. Ride for 10 km before stopping for a swim break to cool off. Then complete a final circuit of another 10 km. Afterwards, watch the action-packed footage of your ride and purchase it if you choose. Then get dropped off back at your hotel.

Belek: Taurus Mountains and Ucansu Waterfall Jeep Tour

4. Belek: Taurus Mountains and Ucansu Waterfall Jeep Tour

After pickup from your hotel, you will drive to the jeep safari tour starting point. You will get information about the tour program and then your unforgettable adventure will begin. The convoy will pass small villages covering dusty and challenging roads. There will be some stops whwere you can enjoy amazing panoramic views, take pictures, and breathe the clean mountain air. Continue to an altitude of 920m and stop at the Yumaklar village. You will visit a traditional house and get information about village life in Turkey. Next, stop for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant with grilled fish or chicken, salad, and seasonal fruit. After lunch get ready for the off-road experience by passing dusty roads on the way to Ucansu Waterfall. Also known as the Flying Waterfall, it is one of the undiscovered natural beauties of the Mediterranean region. Enjoy breathtaking views of the waterfall located in the heart of virgin nature where you will also have the possibility to swim in the natural pool. Full of positive emotions, return to your hotel with a convenient drop-off.

From Side Area: Green Lake Jeep and Boat Tour

5. From Side Area: Green Lake Jeep and Boat Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in the early morning by jeep. From that moment on, your adventure will begin. Once the jeep convoy has gathered, you will drive to the Taurus Mountains, where you will witness breathtaking views of Green Canyon. The convoy will lead you to the villages of Sartlar and Işıklar and your tour guide will explain to you the tradition, culture, and routine life of locals. As you are driving off-road in the hot weather, you will splash water on to each other - helping you to cool down and have some fun. The next stop will at a waterfall named Manavgat. Forget your problems as you relax watching the beautiful flow of water. You will move from jeep to boat as you go sailing on Green Lake. This is a great tour for those who want to escape the city noise. You will also have the possibility to go swimming in the Lake as well.

Kas and Kalkan: Saklıkent, Patara, and Kaputaş Jeep Safari

6. Kas and Kalkan: Saklıkent, Patara, and Kaputaş Jeep Safari

Leaving at 9:30AM from just in front of the tour office, you will meet your guide before heading out on your jeep for a scenic, hour-long voyage towards the village of Uzumlu. Whilst seeing the traditional architecture and friendly faces of the locals, here you’ll get the chance to experience the feeling of authentic Turkish village culture. You’ll have a break for some tea and some snacks, before afterwards hopping back on your jeep. The fun then continues, as you wind your way towards Saklikent where you’ll start a tranquil hike to the flowing waters of the Gizlikent Waterfall. You will then continue with another walk up through the waters of the Saklikent Gorge, one of the longest canyons in Turkey. After body-surfing back to the entrance, you’ll enjoy a well-deserved buffet lunch near the gorge’s cool, refreshing waters. At around 3:00PM, it will be time to enjoy the endless sands of the 16-kilometer-long Patara Beach. You can play in the waves, relax in the Mediterranean sunshine, or visit the ruins of the ancient city of Patara. On the trip back to Kas, you’ll make one more stop at the scenic Kaputas Beach for the best pictures you’ll be able to take all day, a swim in the clear turquoise waters, and some local fruit provided by the crew. You will later return to Kas at around 7:30PM, tired yet invigorated by your action-packed day.

From Belek/Antalya/Side: Taurus Mountains Buggy Safari

7. From Belek/Antalya/Side: Taurus Mountains Buggy Safari

Experience the mud and dust of Antalya from a unique perspective on a thrilling 2-hour ATV buggy drive, and see the Turkish landscape up close. After a hotel pickup from Belek, you'll be taken to the start of your tour at the Kursunlu waterfalls. Take a short test run to establish your confidence. Then, you're off on a 1-hour safari of the riverbeds and forest. No previous experience is required, and all buggies are safe and easy to operate. Stop for a swim and experience the beauty of the countryside and sea. Guaranteed, you will come back dirty and dusty, but in a great mood. Back at the practice track you can spice things up a little as you race around the track at high speed.

River Rafting & Buggy Cross Safari at Koprulu Canyon

8. River Rafting & Buggy Cross Safari at Koprulu Canyon

Start your day with a pick up from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus. Once you hop aboard this comfortable vehicle, you will take a 70 km scenic drive to Koprulu Canyon. Once you arrive at the park, you will be provided with all the equipment you need for the day, such as a life vest, helmet and paddle. Team leaders will be on site to provide you with any information you need, available in a wide array of languages.  Kick start the adventure by driving your Buggy Bikes around Koprulu Canyon National Park. Take unique photos of this landscape for unforgettable holiday memories. After 45-minutes of buggying, you can start to paddle in your rafting boat, an experience that lasts for about 7 km with an included stop half of the way at a restaurant for lunch. After lunch, continue your paddle through pristine nature before arriving at the finish point. During your paddle, the team will capture fantastic photos of you and your group and even make a movie out of the experience. Once at the finish point, you will get to watch it with your friends. Finish your day of excitement with a drop-off back at your hotel, ready for an evening of rest after a fun day at Koprulu Canyon.

Koprulu Canyon National Park: River Rafting & Quad Bike Trip

9. Koprulu Canyon National Park: River Rafting & Quad Bike Trip

Join a group tour perfect for families, groups, and adventure-seekers alike and spend a full day exploring the Koprulu Canyon by bus, quad bike, and river raft. Sit back and relax as your minibus drives the 70-kilometer route to the National Park, marvelling at the intense landscape around you.    Kick-start your journey into the Koprulu Canyon National Park with a 45-minute guided ATV quad biking adventure surrounded by the park's incredible nature. Continue on to your next adrenaline-filled adventure in a rafting boat, gliding down the waters of the canyon for 14 kilometers. About halfway down the river, stop to enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. Re-energized, get back into your raft and continue paddling downstream. Finally, relax in your comfortable bus seat as you're driven back to your hotel.

Side: Jeep Safari Adventure in the Taurus Mountains

10. Side: Jeep Safari Adventure in the Taurus Mountains

Experience a full day of adventure as you travel around the Taurus Mountains in a jeep. Get picked up from your hotel and make your way to your first stop, an old village house where you can sample traditional Turkish gözleme. Stop for photos at the Roman aqueducts on your way to Oymapınar Dam. Here, admire the panoramic views of the Green Canyon and Green Lake, where you will be stopping for lunch. At the Green Lake, go for a dip in the pristine emerald waters or enjoy an optional boat trip. Later, stop at an old village mosque to experience Islamic culture firsthand before heading to a miniature zoo. Finally, head to Manavgat Waterfall where you will have 30 minutes of free time before being dropped off back at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Antalya (Province)

Overall rating

3.3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

We went to the trip without great expectations and were totally pleasantly surprised. It started with an off-road tour, an absolutely awesome experience, where you might have to put up with a little bit. But it's definitely worth it. We really had fun!!! The visit to the mosque, the boat tour and the waterfall were also very worth seeing... and the dam was beautiful! Great tour guide, great driver - a MUST for us on vacation. The "small" unexpected surprises are also a highlight - stay tuned! THE team knows something about animation and entertainment!

We had a very nice, relaxing day. Everything worked smoothly. From pickup to delivery. We were with our child and everyone was very child friendly. In Germany, we have never experienced anything like this to this extent. I had wanted the safari for Mother's Day and it was super relaxed. We would do it again. Thank you for the great, eventful day.

It was a very busy itinerary, with a couple of stops to use facilities and grab a drink. Felt a bit frenetic to start with but the boat trip was fabulous and make sure to take your swimming stuff as there is an opportunity to swim. Fantastic guide and driver, couldn’t fault them.

Good fun having water fights between the jeep’s. The drivers were very friendly and helpful. Lunch was good and the scenery was amazing overall the trip was very good

Fantastic from start to finish, the whole party loved it and would definitely book again