Tour Style : Cabin Cruise
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Dates: Everyday from April to mid October
» Blue Cave, Kekova
» Yaglica Bay
» Simena Castle, The Sunken City
» Ucagiz Village
» Kas, Kocakari Bay
» Aquarium Bay
» Butterfly Valley, Oludeniz
» St Nicholas Island
PICK UP INFORMATION
The cruise starts from Demre Port, not from Olympos beach. We provide free transfers from Olympos to Demre which is a 2 hour journey.
DAY 1 – Olympos to Gokkoya Bay (L, D)
On the first day, you will be picked up from Olympos around 10am and catch a bus to Demre, the journey takes 1.5 to 2 hours. You will then be picked up from Demre bus station around 12:00pm. There will be time for shopping before boarding our yacht at Cayagzi Andriake harbour. We will head to Pirates Cave for snorkelling and then you will explore the Sunken City- cruising over the ancient ruins of this world heritage listed site. You will cruise to Simena Castle where you can walk up to the top to witness a magical view over the bay taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and across to the Sunken City. You'll spend the night in Gokkoya Bay.
Tonight you can party at the nearby island disco of Smuggler's Inn. Meet up with other travellers for a night of dancing under the starts. A free boat service will pick you up and runs regularly all night. If you don't want to party, simply relax and chill out on the yacht. (Please note that Smugglers Inn may not be open, please check with your cabin if you wish to go)
DAY 2 – Gokkoya Bay to Aquarium Bay (B, L, D)
Breakfast is served at Yaglica Bay for some swimming. You'll then cruise to Kas harbour for lunch. You'll have time to explore this small Turkish town and its shopping delights before cruising to Aquarium Bay. You will then cruise to Aquarium Bay to have dinner and spend the night.
DAY 3 – Aquarium Bay to St Nicholas Island (B, L, D)
Today you will cruise north, waking up to views of beautiful Butterfly Valley. After breakfast there is time for swimming, sunbathing, and a hike up to the waterfall. Experience Oludinez- Europe's most stunning beach and one of the best spots in the world for paragliding. Anchor at St. Nicholas Island for the night. You can walk up through the island ruins to witness the spectacular sunset.
DAY 4 – St Nicholas Island to Fethiye (B, L, D)
Enjoy breakfast at St. Nicholas Island. Cruise to Samanlik Bay or Tarzan's Bay for swimming and lunch. On the fourth day of our cruise, we will arrive in Fethiye Harbour late afternoon where we will stay overnight. The harbour is right in the centre of Fethiye so your night could be colourful.
Fethiye has many sites you can visit, the abandoned Kaya Koy (Greek Village) is highly recommended to visit.
DAY 5 – Fethiye to St Nicholas Island (B, L, D)
We will pick up some new passengers and leave Fethiye harbour around 11.00 to 11.45 am, destined for Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall.
We will then cruise onto Oludeniz – Europe's most stunning beach & one of the best spots in the world for paragliding. You can swim to the beach and there is also the option to paraglide. We will anchor at St. Nicholas Island for the night.
DAY 6 – St Nicholas Island to Kas (B, L, D)
Today we will cruise to the Kas region and stop at one of many beautiful bays for breakfast & swimming. Afterwards we will continue onto Kas harbour for lunch. There is plenty of time to explore this small Turkish town for shopping and internet. Also if you wish to go diving, you will have the option to do so from Kas.
Late in the afternoon we will cruise to one of secluded bay's between Kas and Kekova for the night.
DAY 7 – Kas to Gokkoya Bay (B, L, D)
Discover the Sunken City, cruising over the ancient ruins of this World Heritage site. You will cruise to Simena Castle where you can walk up to the top and witness a magical view over the bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and the Sunken City. You will spend the night in Gokkoya Bay.
Tonight you can party at Smuggler's Inn again or simply chill out on the boat for the night.
DAY 8 – Gokkoya Bay to Olympos (B)
After breakfast we continue to Pirates Cave or nearby a bay for snorkelling and swimming. We then disembark from Cayagzi (Andriake) Harbour before lunch time 10:30 – 11.00 am. Lunch is not included on the last day.
– Transfer to Demre, free time for shopping and banking.
– Free transfer to the tree house of your choice in Olympos.
– If you're planning to go to other locations than Olympos, you'll be dropped off at Demre Bus Station where you can catch buses. Buses to Antalya depart every 30 min, buses to Kas or Fethiye depart every hour and no need to (can't) book pre book these buses.
The Olympos Fethiye Olympos 1 week Cruise is a combination of the Olympos to Fethiye and Fethiye to Olympos cruise, therefore there are a number of highlights which you'll visit twice such as Oludeniz, Butterfly Valley, Kas, Sunken city, Simena castle etc. The neighbouring sites to these towns such as over night stops, little bays where we stop for meals & swimming etc are all different on the return direction.
All efforts will be made to follow this itinerary, however in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change. This could include altered daily plans and overnight stops. In these situations all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options, no money will be refunded.
Optional activities are available on this route. At an extra cost the following activities are available:
- Paragliding over Oludeniz Beach
- Diving in Kas
- Various water sports including water skiing, wakeboarding, banana rides and jet skiing