Private Kekova Boat Tour from Demre

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Head off from Demre and experience Kekova Island on a private boat trip. Explore Turkey’s Mediterranean coast on this day tour as you cruise to Kekova Island and visit the sunken city of Simena. Swim and snorkel in the clear blue water as you relax for a day at sea without the crowds.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Kekova Tekne Turu - Kekova Boat Trip

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Andriake Ancient City

Andriake is the old name of Cayagzi Harbour in Demre. Our tours start and end in same spot in the Cayagzi River. It is a naturel harbour used in Roman Byzantium and Ottoman time as well.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kekova

Kekova is an island off the coast of Kaleköy and Üçağız, near the Demre district of Antalya province. Despite its large area, no one lives on this island. Boats can be reached across from Kaleköy. On the north side, shipwrecks from the ancient city of Dolkisthe, which was destroyed by earthquakes in the second century, are occasionally encountered. Kekova was re-established and developed during the Byzantine period, but its development could not continue due to Arab invasions. Since its protected land. Unfortunately we can not stop here. We only cruise trough.

Pass By: Kekova Island

Kekova Island is in Kekova region and its opposite of Simena Castle. As we mentioned unfortunately there is no swimming here. we only pass by. There will be swimming option in Tersane Bay in the Island or Aquarium Bay

Pass By: Sunken City Ruins of Simena

Sunken City is not only known for its gorgeous turquoise sea but also its ancient and mysterious sunken city. Every summer, visitors arrive on boat tours to look out over the water to see the remains of a once flourishing city now completely underwater with only a few remnants on land to speak of its existence.

Stop At: Aquarium Bay

Regarding your request, either swimming break in Aquarium Bay or Tersane Bay. In peak season, there will be a lot of boats doing exactly same tour so we will try our best to find best spot for our costumers

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Castle of Simena

While approaching Kaleköy by boat, you will see the walls of the castle above. A steep path from the beach leads to the castle. If you want to relax on the way, you can try the famous ice cream. As you climb the castle, you will come across the royal tombs. The area where the graves are most concentrated is the Necropolis area on the right. You can enter the castle with a museum card. We will stop here 1 hour

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tersane Koyu

Regarding your request, either swimming break in Tersane Bay or Aquarium Bay. We will try to choose less crowded one for our guest.

Duration: 30 minutes

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After visiting Sİmena Castle we can have a little break in Esmeralda Bay for a quick fresh up. Nice little bay for a swim

Duration: 1 hour

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Burc Bay is one of the clearest bay in Kekova region. The sea shells break down so fine, so it looks like white sands.

Duration: 1 hour

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Gokkaya is a natural bay where all the boats stop for a nice swimming break. After swimming break we will visit Pirates Cave

Duration: 1 hour

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Karemlik is the bay right opposite of where we start our tour. Its famous with its Caretta Carettas. You have a chance to swim with them or feed them. Remaining time will be allotted to travel time.

Duration: 30 minutes
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