Gold Way Travel

GREEN CANYON BOAT TRIP FROM SIDE

TOUR DURATION: 7 Hours
TOUR LANGUAGE: English
TOUR PERIOD: 1/1/2023 - 30/11/2030
TOUR DAYS: Everyday
PICK UP PLACE: Main entrance of accommodation place
DROP OFF PLACE: Main entrance of accommodation place
$ 30,00
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Green Canyon boat trip from Side : Current prices and excursion description

  • Spend a captivating day yachting in the Green Canyon and relish the unique beauty of Turkey, shaped by both man and nature. This vast freshwater reservoir was formed due to the construction of a hydroelectric power station in 1984. Here, you can marvel at breathtaking views, enjoy the aroma of freshness, swim in cool waters, and even fish. The Green Canyon is perfect for family vacations and serves as a wonderful alternative to beach holidays. Embark on an unforgettable yachting adventure in the Green Canyon and savor memorable experiences with us.
  • Check the current price and detailed program on our website. Book the trip today and pay on the bus. We made sure our trips are not only interesting but also comfortable. The price includes transfers from hotels in Gundogdu, Colakli, Evrenseki, Kumkoy, Side, Sorgun, Titreyengol. Enjoy your vacation with us.

Tour program

  • Guest pick-up from hotels in the Side region between 08:30 - 09:30. (The exact pick-up time will be added to your e-ticket once the booking is confirmed.)
  • Arrival at Green Canyon port
  • Departure from Green Canyon
  • Swimming stop. (Fishing is available here for those interested)
  • Another stop for swimming
  • Lunch
  • Head towards Side
  • Return to hotels between 16:00 - 17:00

More about the tour

  • Our tour begins between 08:30 - 09:30 in the morning. We'll pick you up at your hotel's security gate and head to the Green Canyon - a National Park which encompasses Turkey's largest reservoir, Oymap?nar, and its surrounding areas. The Green Canyon is just 25 km away from Side, but tourists from Antalya, Alanya, and Belek can also visit. The scenic route is a definite advantage of this excursion.
  • Upon arriving at the National Park, after appreciating the park's beauty and taking some memorable photos, you'll proceed to the pier where a spacious two-deck yacht awaits for your lake cruise.
  • During your trip in the Green Canyon, there will be multiple stops. You can dedicate this time to swim in the cool turquoise waters of the lake or fishing. Fishing rods and gear are freely available on the yacht deck for those interested.
  • Once the lake cruise concludes, the yacht will return to the dock.
  • Then, it's lunchtime. Included in the tour price, lunch will be served in a charming café with panoramic views of the picturesque Green Canyon.
  • After a satisfying meal, you'll board the bus and start the journey back. You'll be dropped off at your hotel between 16:00-17:00.

Included in the price

  • Hotel transfers (to and from)
  • Lunch
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Insurance
  • Guide services (in English)

Not included in the price

  • Personal expenses (photos, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverages

Please bring

  • Camera, water
  • Towel, swimsuit
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Money for personal spending

Distance

  • Distance from Kizilot to Green Canyon: 30 km - 40 minutes
  • Distance from Kizilagac to Green Canyon: 28 km - 37 minutes
  • Distance from Titreyengol to Green Canyon: 25 km - 35 minutes
  • Distance from Sorgun to Green Canyon: 25 km - 35 minutes
  • Distance from Side to Green Canyon: 25 km - 35 minutes
  • Distance from Kumkoy to Green Canyon: 35 km - 50 minutes
  • Distance from Evrenseki to Green Canyon: 35 km - 50 minutes
  • Distance from Colakli to Green Canyon: 35 km - 45 minutes
  • Distance from Gundogdu to Green Canyon: 40 km - 50 minutes

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Important Information

  • The guide has the right to change the tour order without changing the overall program.
  • Children who join the tour for free do not get separate seats on the bus. They share seats with adults (sit on their laps).
  • If you want your child to have a separate seat on the bus, book them as a paid child during the reservation.

Things to do

GREEN CANYON

  • Most of the time, when we think of canyons, we picture natural formations with majestic cliffs and mountain rivers that have shaped them over many centuries.
  • But the Green Canyon is different. It's the largest man-made reservoir in Turkey, created because of the construction of a dam in 1984 in the Taurus mountain valley. In ancient times, this area had several lakes and the Manavgat river course, supplying fresh water to the ancient city of Side. After the dam was built, these waters formed the Oymapinar reservoir, which covers an area of about 500 hectares, with a maximum depth of 130 meters. Additionally, the reservoir is fed by 27 underground springs. No matter the season, the water temperature doesn't rise above +12°C. The canyon got its name due to the abundance of greenery around it and the lake's rich green color, which is caused by the iron-rich water.
  • Today, the Green Canyon is also a National Park. Tourists from all over the country's southern coast visit to escape the heat, enjoy the cool atmosphere, admire the emerald waters, mountain landscapes, and the pomegranate, citrus, and pine groves that fill the air with a unique scent.
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