Demre to Fethiye

Demre to Fethiye Itinerary

Day 1

Demre to Gokkaya Bay

This destination is one of the top destinations for Turkish gulet tours. Today you will start your cruise, check-in time will be at 13:00 pm when you board your gulet. You will then head out of Demre harbour and onto Pirates Cave. Depending on sea conditions you will have time to explore the inside of this dark cave before we will cruise on for the Sunken City of Kekova. This is an ancient town that dates back 2000 years to the Lycian period and was destroyed by an earthquake, what you see now are the remnants of the old village lying beneath the ocean's surface. You will cruise over this protected World Heritage site nice and slow to enjoy the view, however, no swimming, diving or snorkelling is allowed in this area. Your captain will then steer the yacht across to Simena Castle where you can be taken ashore and choose to walk to the top to witness a magical view over the bay, or you may like to just sit in one of the cafes along the way. Tonight you will anchor in Gokkaya Bay

Day 2

Gokkaya Bay to Aquarium Bay

This morning it's time to cruise onto Yaglica Bay where you will be served breakfast. We will stay here for you to also enjoy a refreshing swim to start your day. You will then cruise to Kas, which is a beautiful fishing village that has been unspoilt over time. You will be given enough time in Kas to enjoy seeing the few sites within the town, wandering the atmospheric cobblestone streets or take in a spot of shopping in the many little boutiques that are in town.

Optional Activity: Diving
The mysteries of the waters below can be opened up to you. We recommend pre-booking this optional activity online before your cruise to receive special discounted rates and also to guarantee your dive.

In the afternoon it will be time to cruise onto Aquarium Bay where you will anchor down for dinner and spend the night.

Day 3

Aquarium Bay to St Nicholas Island

This morning you can enjoy sleeping in whilst your crew and captain sail you to Butterfly Valley. After breakfast is served there will be time for swimming, sunbathing, and if you are feeling energetic there is time for an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Valley is known to be the home to over 136 different types of butterflies and moths, at various times of the year. You will then cruise onto Europe’s most photographed beach - Oludeniz. It is also one of the best places in the world to paraglide.

Optional Activity: Paragliding Blue Lagoon
We recommend pre-booking this activity either online for special rates or with our friendly office crew. However, if you decide whilst here that this is the activity for you, please let your captain know

Later in the afternoon, you will cruise onto your last stop for the day St Nicholas Island. You will arrive with plenty of time to enjoy some watersports, grab a delicious Turkish pancake and walk up through the island's ruins. Be sure to time it right and stay at the highest point of the island to witness the amazing sunset.

Day 4

St Nicholas Island to Fethiye

This morning you will have a sweet slow start to the day and cruise onto Samanlik Bay for breakfast. This will be your last chance for swimming and enjoying your time on board, as after we serve lunch you will cruise into Fethiye Harbour where the cruise will end. Check out time will be 13:00 pm. 

For more information and different destination options, please visit our Turkish gulet charter page.