Another wonderful place in Alanya to visit is the Green Canyon in the Taurus mountains. We offer a full day boat trip to this beautiful canyon with ample opportunities for swimming and photography.
What to expect
If you need a relaxing peaceful day among the nature you should definitely take the Green canyon tour at Alanya. This is a full day boat tour. Visitors will be transported from and to their hotels. This is a must visit place for nature lovers.
This boat trip takes you on a 14 kilometer (9 miles) sail in the emerald green waters of Green Canyon. The endangered brown fish owl is found in this water. To catch a glimpse of this not so found creature do keep your eyes open and attentive. You can enjoy swimming in this water as well. Lunch will be served at a lakeside restaurant. We are sure this lunch will forever stay in your memories, given the beautiful lush green surroundings and the green waters.
The tour also includes a visit to the Oymapinar dam located 12 kilometers (7.2 miles) to the north of Manavgat. The dam was constructed decades ago in between 1977 to 1984 and is the fifth largest dam in Turkey. Also this is the only dam which offers fishing and boats trips for the tourists. It is 185 meters tall and 30 meters wide at its base and 5 meters wide at the top. When constructed, it was the third largest dam in Turkey, later on moving to fifth position. The power station of this dam has four underground turbines of 540 megawatts. They provide 3% of total Turkish electricity. When full flowing the water level reaches 200 meters.
Do come on this boat tour with family and friends and experience the serene journey among the mountains. Do help yourself with the refreshments available on board the boat.