Blue cruise Fethiye to Olympos
Blue cruise Fethiye to Olympos
Duration : 4 Days 3 Nights
The Price : €350,00
Max People : 24
Start Location: Fethiye harbour
Blue Cruise Fethiye to Olympos, takes 4 days and 3 nights cruising down to Olympos, This blue cruise is the most popular route along the Turquoise Coastline. Cruising on a Turkish gulet, blue cruise has something for everyone, from the ancient cities and sights to crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkeling at mediterian.
Blue cruise Fethiye to Olympos 4 Days 3 Nights
You Start Fethiye to cruise on to Butterfly Valley, where you can take the time to hike in the valley or enjoy the blue ocean for your first swim.Then move past Europe’s most photographed beach, Oludeniz, anchoring on the back of the Blue Lagoon.
Afternoon you arrive at St Nicholas Island, where you can explore the ruins before catching the sunset.
Kas and the Kekova region will be explored over the next few days.
You will feel past the famous Sunken City of Kekova, have time to go shopping in Kas, and visit the ruins of Simena Castle.
More about blue cruise Fethiye
Throughout your blue cruise, you will be offered the chance to undertake some optional activities of paragliding and diving; you will get the opportunity to relax and swim in some stunning bays while enjoying plentiful Turkish dishes and hospitality.
You will cruise along on a standard Turkish gulet when you board your Blue Cruise. These gulets are now to a very high standard, and all the cabins come with private ensuite bathrooms.
The gulet will be equipped with sunbeds shaded area, and some water toys are usually on board with snorkeling gear. The cabin options on the gulet could be twin, double or triple, depending on the yacht layout.
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Places You’ll See :
Fethiye turkey About Fethiye Fethiye is expanding relentlessly. It has certainly been boosted by tourist numbers in recent years and quite rightly so. It has a lovely harbour and marina with lots of great offshore islands and plenty of quiet coves and some of the Fethiye best beaches to explore in the immediate vicinity. The built-up area now goes from Calis heading west to Ovacik, Hisonaru and Oludeniz down the coast going east.
St Nicholas Island
About St Nicholas IslandSt Nicholas Island, also known as Gemiler Island, is famous for being the supposed resting place of Saint Nicholas or otherwise known as Santa Claus. This island is located just 20kms from the large town of Fethiye. It is believed that when St Nicholas died in 326 he was buried here on the island before moving remains to Demre due to increased pirate raids. His bones final resting place is in the Italian city of Bari where they were relocated in 1087 by visiting monks. The island is scattered in some impressive ruins well worth the exploration. There are five churches that date back to the 4th and 6th centuries AD along with a large covered walkway that is over 300 metres long. St Nicholas Island is also one of the best spots to sit atop and get to witness one of the most magical sunsets in Turkey.
2St Nicholas Island
About Gokkaya Bay Gokkaya Bay can be found in the stunning region of Kekova between the coastal towns of Kas and Demre. Located in a region of beautiful bays and inlets Gokkaya is the largest and one of the most protected, thanks to the groups of islands that home rugged hills and natural forests. The calm water here is both perfect for swimming and viewing the marine life thanks to its crystal clarity.
About Olympos Olympos was a city in Lycia, situated in a river valley near the Turquoise Coast of Turkey popular point for Olympos Cruise. Its ancient ruins are south of the town of Cirali in Antalya Province, Turkey. Other ancient cities, Phaselis and Idyros together with Olympos are all within the Olympos Beydaglari National Park. As such this is a protected area so permanent constructions are not permitted; accommodation is in tree houses.
DAY 01 - FETHIYE TO ST NICHOLAS ISLAND
Guests will arrive at the Fethiye harbor at 10:00 am for check-in and information; if you require directions, our staff can aid you. You will then be taken to your gulet for a briefing about your cruise. Once settled aboard, you will depart Fethiye harbor and sail to Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch, and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Valley is home to over 136 different butterflies and moths; however, they can be challenging to spot in the summer months. Afterward, you will visit the most photographed beach in the world - Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon). Famous throughout Turkey for its still shallow waters, the lagoon with its crescent-shaped bay is surrounded by secluded beaches making Oludeniz the perfect place to relax.
Optional Activity: Paragliding Blue Lagoon
Here you have the optional excursion of going paragliding. You will take off from Babadag Mountain, 2000 meters, and fly over Oludeniz beach and Blue Lagoon. This is one of the best spots in the world for paragliding and will offer you the most impressive and spectacular views! Please look into pre-booking this activity either online for special online rates; with our friendly office crew or last-minute let your captain know on departing Fethiye.
Tonight you will anchor down at St Nicholas Island, where you will have time to walk up through the island's ruins and sit and enjoy the sunset. (L, D)
DAY 02 - ST NICHOLAS ISLAND TO KAS
Today you will wake up outside of Kalkan in the beautiful Aquarium Bay for breakfast and a swim. You will then cruise onto Kas, a small fishing village with some of the best shopping in the area and incredibly unique handmade jewelry pieces. Here you will be given time to explore local shops, clothes stores, and some local cafes for great coffee.
Optional Activity: Diving
For those interested, you will be transferred to the diving boat to go scuba diving in what is said to be the best place to dive in Southern Turkey. Get the chance to dive in the beautiful clear waters of the Southern Mediterranean with some sights offering a cave dive or even a wreck dive. Be sure to look at pre-booking this optional extra online before your cruise to receive an online discount.
The night is spent in secluded bays between Kas and Kekova. (B, L, D)
DAY 03 - KAS TO GOKKAYA BAY
Today after breakfast, you will cruise onto the Sunken City on your blue cruise Turkey experience, an ancient town that dated back 2000 years to the Lycian period and was destroyed by an earthquake.
You will cruise over this protected World Heritage site friendly and slowly to enjoy the view. However, no swimming, diving, or snorkeling is allowed in this area as it is now a protected sight.
Afterward, you will anchor down to visit Kekova and Simena Castle, where you can walk to the top and witness a magical view over the bay. (B, L, D)
DAY 04 - GOKKAYA BAY TO DEMRE / OLYMPOS
Your last day on the boat will be an excellent and lazy start. Resting off sore heads from partying the night before you wake up and have time for a morning swim. After breakfast, you will head back to Ucagiz Village Harbour to arrive before lunch at 10:30/11:00 am to disembark the boat.
It is time to farewell newfound friends and your friendly crew. Lunch is not included on the last day.
Shuttle to Demre bus station
We will meet you in Ucagiz Village by bus to transfer you to either Olympos (2 hours drive), where you can find friendly tree house hotels, or Demre bus station (a 10-minute drive).
Please note: if there are not enough people traveling to Olympos, we will transfer you to a public bus instead of a shuttle bus.
Departing to Antalya, Kas or other destinations
If you're planning on traveling to other destinations, you can get dropped off at the Demre bus station.
Buses to Antalya and Kas depart every 30 minutes, buses to Fethiye depart every hour, and there is no need to pre-book these tickets.
Keep in Mind (please read)
- A standard gulet is provided for this cabin charter. Some may be equipped with air conditioning, however, this cruise is a None-AC cruise.
- Yachts are determined on your arrival. Gulet cannot be predetermined or guaranteed at the time of booking.
- All our yachts have yacht insurance.
- We advise all travelers to take out their travel insurance.
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
- Drinking water is included on this cruise.
- 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 cant not bring your drinks. All drinks are sold on board. A bar tab is set up for the week. All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise by cash only.
- Port and marina fees, taxes and fuel are all included in your cabin charter package price.
- 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 (Paragliding, Diving, Water sports, Land transfers, etc).
- All cabins have private bathrooms & and a shower.
- The 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. If you are a couple please notify beforehand & we will arrange a double private cabin for couples. Individuals are all shared in a twin, triple room mix gender (we will always try to match same-gender first).
- For individual travelers who do not want to be assigned with another passenger, single supplement cabins are available with extra cost. All cabins have private bathrooms with toilet and show restrictions
- Children of 6 and under are not allowed on this cabin cruises. Ages 7 years and over are welcomed. There is no children discount available. Kids will share cabin in their parent/guardian’s cabin.
Bringing your drinks is not allowed on this cruise.
- Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations.
- 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 available. You will receive the meeting point details on your confirmation.
Departing from Kas: There is no Hotel pick up available. You will receive the meeting point details on your confirmation.
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 noon at Demre Bus station.
Transfers are available for an additional cost, please contact us if you want to book transfers.