Dalyan Delta Cruise with Iztuzu Beach and the Mud Baths

Dalyan Delta Cruise with Iztuzu Beach and the Mud Baths

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      Marmaris, Turkey
      10 Hours
      Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship
      From (USD)
      $ 183
      • River Cruise: Cruise to Adaköy, toward Dalyan, and enjoy a delicious local lunch onboard before continuing down this beautiful river, stopping at the local mud baths and thermal pool.
      • Beach time: Stop at Iztuzu Beach (Turtle Beach) and enjoy some swimming action or look for loggerhead turtles. Swim and explore the phosphorus caves at Aquarium Bay beach,  
      • Kaunos: Cruise past the King’s Tombs and learn all about their incredible history.

      Meeting point

      Pick-up is included from select hotels. Please specify your hotel name and location during check-out. Please meet in the lobby at least 15 minutes before your designated tour time with a printed copy of your voucher.

      Helpful hints

      Take extra precautions to avoid too much exposure to the sun. Even on cloudy days, the UV is stronger than you may think. Bring some shampoo and shower gel for after the mud baths.

      Getting around

      This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, some of which is over gravel, sand and dirt paths. It is not wheelchair accessible. Travelers must be able to maneuver in and out of the boat without assistance or with the aid of a traveling companion.

      Activity type

      Full Day, Boat Tour, Scenic, Family Friendly

      Transportation used

      44-seat Air-conditioned Bus and 25-passenger Motorized Boat


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      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages.

      Special Medical Restriction

      You must be able to swim, if you plan to enter the water. Swimming is at each person's own risk.

      Begin your tour with a trip on the water’s edge aboard an open boat. Cruise along the river and enjoy magnificent views of the sights around Marmaris Bay as you head to Adaköy.

      On your way to Adaköy, you will stop on the northern side of the peninsula. The area has clear waters and huge schools of tropical fish, which have made the locals nickname it “Aquarium Bay”.

      Have delicious pasta or rice with grilled chicken and salad onboard before continuing the trip to Iztuzu Beach. If you are into exploring natural wonders, you will be fascinated by a set of phosphorous caves that are close to the beach. If you want to enjoy the sun, the beach is clean and inviting.

      Continue down the Dalyan River, stopping at the local mud baths and thermal pool. Wallow in the mineral-dense mud that’s said to aid skin complaints and rheumatism. Cleanse yourself with a refreshing dip in the natural thermal water, and then cruise past the ancient King’s Tombs at Kaunos while learning about their history from your guide.

      Finally, make your way to the Kauno ruins to see the Kings’ Tombs. These ancient tombs were the final resting places of the Kings of Kaunos when the city was at its peak in the past.

      Turtle Beach: Appropriately Named

      Do you know why Iztuzu Beach is also referred to as Turtle Beach? This is because the beach is a breeding ground for the endangered loggerhead turtle. Every year, thousands of the turtles come to the beach to lay eggs. The turtles are under threat by tourism development and the government of Turkey has taken extra measures to protect them.

      The view of the beach as you come down the hillside is outstanding. However, before you find a spot to sunbathe or start enjoying the water, visit the Turtle Sanctuary. Beware, they may spit!

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.


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      Marmaris, Turkey
      Marmaris, Turkey
      Marmaris, Turkey
      Bring photo ID
      Great photo opportunities
      Wear sunscreen
      Bring Towel
      Wear Hat
      Wear Sunglasses
      Swim wear
      Wear light clothing

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