A four day, three night cruise on a classic wooden gulet boat is a fantastic way to explore the legendary Turquoise Coast. On your cabin charter Blue Cruise you will have the opportunity to socialise with international travelers as you visit ancient ruins, stunning bays and hidden caves, with an experienced captain and crew. You will also have the option to Scuba Dive in the transparent waters in the Kekova region and Paraglide in one of the top locations in the world.
During your Olympos to Fethiye Blue Cruise there will be plenty of chances to swim in crystal clear waters and watch the stunning sunrise and sunset from the topdeck of your boat. You will also visit cute coastal towns and maybe spend one night dancing on the beach at the Smugglers Inn. The Cruise departs twice a week from mid April until the end of October.
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On day one of your Olympos to Fethiye Cruise you will be met in Olympos and transferred to Demre where you will have some free time for shopping and to visit St. Nicholas Church before being picked up and taken to the harbour to board your gulet boat. After meeting you captain and crew you sail for the Pirates Cave for swimming and snorkeling.
You can enjoy lunch on the boat and in the afternoon we will cruise to the Gokkaya Bay in the Kekova Region to visit the famous Sunken City. Swimming and diving is not permitted in this protected area however you will be able to see the remains of the once great Lycian City from the deck of the boat. Later you will sail across the bay and make a stop at the Castle Village (Kalekoy) where you can hike to the hilltop Simena Castle for breathtaking Views over the bay.
In the evening you will have the opportunity to party at the hidden beach bar known to locals as Smugglers Inn, share cocktails with the crew and travelers from other boats and chill on the beach. Alternatively you can relax aboard your gulet boat and stargaze from the top deck.
Today we will leave the Kekova region after enjoying your first breakfast on the boat. You will have some time to swim and snorkel and search for sea life in the refreshingly clear waters of Yaglica bay before cruising to the bustling town of Kas.
Lunch will be served on the boat in Kas marina, you will then have free time for shopping and exploring the quaint old town. Pick up some souvenirs in one of the boutique stores and handicraft stalls and take a stroll to visit the two ancient Sarcophagi and Greek Amphitheatre. Late afternoon you will sail to Aquarium Bay where your gulet will anchor for sunset, dinner and sleeping.
In the early hours of the morning, as the sun rises you will slowly cruise towards the stunning Butterfly Valley where you will stop for breakfast and swimming. You can also hike to a hidden waterfall and search for the rare Tiger Jersey Butterfly or snorkel over corals in the bay before continuing your journey to Oludeniz. At this world famous beach you will have the opportunity to go Paragliding and visit the environmentally protected Blue Lagoon, known for the rich royal blue colour of the water.
After some time lazing on the beach we will sail to St. Nicholas Island, where Father Christmas is said to have been born, and hike to the Byzantine ruins on the hilltop for a fantastic view of the sunset. You will also have the chance to join some watersports before sharing your last dinner with you new friends on the boat.
Wake up to the sunrise or sleep in till breakfast is ready on day four of your Olympos to Fethiye Cruise. You will have some time for swimming and snorkelling at St. Nicolas Island before cruising towards Fethiye. On the way we will stop at Samanlik Bay or Tarzan Bay, where you can swing from a rope into the turquoise sea, for one last swim and lunch. You will arrive in Fethiye harbour around mid afternoon and say farewell to your boat and crew.
Please find more details and information on your cabin charter below.
A standard gulet is provided for this cabin charter. Some may be equipped with air conditioning and will only be used if specified on your cabin charter information and itinerary. Yachts are determined on your arrival. Gulet cannot be predetermined or guaranteed at time of booking. All our yachts have yacht insurance. We advise all travellers to take out their own individual travel insurance.
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
- Port and marina fees, taxes and fuel are all included in your cabin charter package price.
- Passengers have the use of all standard yachting equipment on board. This includes snorkels and masks and board games.
- Linen is provided on this cabin charter. Please note that you must bring along your own bath/beach towel. No towels are provided
- Entrance fees and optional activities are not included in the cabin charter package price.
MEALS & DRINKS
All meals are included for the duration of your cruise. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks. Drinks are not provided in your cabin charter package. On this cabin charter, you may not bring along your own drinks. All drinks excluding water are sold on board at reasonable prices, drinking water is included on this cruise. A bar tab is set up for the duration of the week. All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise.
Allocation of cabins is done on site. All gulets and cabin layouts are different, cabins are not predetermined. On these cruises, you may be roomed in a twin, double, triple or quad cabin depending on your group breakdown. Where possible, Alaturka will do their best to room couples in a double cabin, and individuals in a twin room of a person of the same sex. For individual travellers who do not want to be assigned with another passenger, single supplement cabins are available. All cabins have private bathrooms with toilet and shower
-Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations.
-Children of 6 and under are not allowed on this cabin cruise. Ages 7 to 10 years old are charged at 50% of the full cruise rate if staying in their parent/guardian’s cabin. If there is more than one child, the first child is charged 50% and every child after at full price. Ages 11+ charged at full cruise price.
-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...
Pickups and Meeting Point
Departing from Fethiye: There are no Hotel pick-ups in; the Fethiye area, this includes; Calis, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Kaya Village, and Fethiye.
Departing from Kas: There is no Hotel pick up available
Departing from Olympos: Pick up is available from Olympos Hotels. Pick up is not provided from Cirali or Antalya.
Departing from Demre: Meeting time is at 12:00 at Demre Bus station.
Transfers are available for an additional cost, please contact us if you want to book transfers.
Fethiye, Kas, Oludeniz, Demre, Kekova, Butterfly Valley, Simena Castle, St Nicholas Island, Olympos, Aquarium Bay, Gokkaya Bay, Yaglica Bay, Samanlik Bay, Tarzan Bay, Kocakari Bay, Blue Cave, Sunken City
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|29 Jun - 31 Jul||TL 295|
|1 Aug - 31 Aug||TL 315|
|1 Sep - 30 Sep||TL 295|
|1 Oct - 19 Oct||TL 245|
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|1 Sep - 31 Oct||5%||5%||5%||5%||24 Jun|