Dalyan Boat Trip from Marmaris (Turtle Beach, River Cruise, Ancient Kaunos and Mud Baths)

Daily boat trips to Dalyan from Marmaris is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Marmaris. About 90% of the holidaymakers in Marmaris attend to Dalyan boat trip during their Marmaris stay.


Why Visit Dalyan?

Dalyan is famous for its unique Dalyan river, protected sandy Iztuzu beach, also known as Turtle beach by most of the UK travellers, the Caretta Carettas sea turtles, the world famous mud baths believed to give extra health to your body and skin with its sulphuric mud, the ancient Lycian Kings’ rock-cut tombs, and the ancient city of Kaunos.

What to Expect?

You will be picked from your hotel (mostly about 08:00 am.) in Marmaris, Icmeler and meet the other participant on the boat.

Dalyan boat will depart the Marmaris port about 09:00 am., you’ll take your sunbed on the upper deck of the boat and start sailing about 2 hours along the beautiful coasts and crystal clear water of Marmaris through Dalyan.


During the boat trip, first you’ll have a swim break at the Aquarium Bay and than continue sailing along the Adakoy coasts, and than to Dalyan. And you’ll have a lunch (grilled chicken, salad and either rice or pasta) on the boat around 12:00-12:30 pm.

The boat will dock at the world-known Iztuzu beach, also know as the Turtle beach, that is a conservation area and prime breeding ground for the loggerhead turtles (caretta carettas).

You’ll have a swimming and walking break along this unique golden sandy beach. After the break you’ll hop on to a riverboat and cruise along tall reeds and maze-like passages of the Dalyan River and Delta.

You can take pictures of the Lycian Kings’ rock-cut Tombs, carved high in the cliff, from the 4th century BC. while you cruise on the riverboat, also learn the history from your guide on-board.

And than you’ll be taken to the famous mud baths and thermal pools of Dalyan. There, you’ll be refreshed up with its healing mud bath, swim in the warm, sulphur pools.


After the mud baths and thermal pools session, you’ll be taken back to your main boat at the Iztuzu Turtle beach and set sail back for Marmaris.

When you arrive Marmaris, you’ll be dropped back back your hotel in Marmaris.