Last Updated on March 28, 2021
Marmaris and surroundings offer great natural beauties and opportunities for the ones who love outdoor sports and nature activities. If you love outdoor sports, than Cycling & Mountain Biking, 4×4 Off-Road Safari, Quad & Buggy Safari and Horse Safari Tour are the best options for best outdoor sports in Marmaris.
Marmaris National Park
Marmaris National Park is one of the popular natural parks in Turkey. Every piece of land worth seeing and is very suitable for ecological tourism. Marmaris National Park starts on the 6th kilometre from Marmaris.
The region is quite huge and eligible for the activities such as; 4×4 Off-Road Safari, trekking, hiking, mountaineering, cycling, horse riding, hunting, forest and base camps.
The region on the northwest side of Marmaris has a red appearance due to the oxidation of the old magnetic rocks. Forests of pine, oak and plane trees in the company of beautiful landscape fascinate its visitors.
There are many species of Mediterranean plants such as; wild olive, arbutus, rosary, sumac, locust tree, oleander, and bay trees. Hiking and mountaineering possibilities are great. There are many plateaus and hills in the company of green lands and blue seas.
Plateaus and isolated beaches around the region and especially Cennet Island is worth seeing. Marmaris National Park is located in the site of the ancient cities of Physkos and Amos, Carian cities of the ancient ages.
There are many picnic and camping areas in the park. The nearest accommodation is in the towns of Marmaris or Icmeler on the southwest.
Best Outdoor Sports & Nature Activities
You can experience the fun of going on 4WD drives, 4×4 Off-Road Safari, quad & buggy safari, bike rides, forest rides on mountain bikes, sailing catamaran trips, jet-ski rides, canoeing, rafting, climbing, diving, paintball, horseback riding, mountain hikes, hang gliding, karting and more in Marmaris.
Mountain Biking & Cycling
Mountain biking and cycling in Marmaris is also a great outdoor sports activity in Marmaris for nature and adventure lovers. Holidaymakers may enjoy the the landscape, the culture and the secrets of Marmaris by pedalling through its charming paths and roads. Continue reading…
4×4 Off-Road Jeep Safari – 4WD Adventure
If you want to take as much advantage as possible of the incredible countryside views, head out on a Marmaris 4×4 Off-Road Safari.
The vehicles follow a thrilling route up and down narrow roads which wind around the pine forested mountains, and also through wide mountain rivers to find the most breath-taking views of the surrounding rolling hills. You may experience and enjoy the outstanding countryside views, Marmaris surroundings and nearby villages, cascading waterfalls and breathtaking scenery.
Quad & Buggy Safari
Quad & Buggy Safari in Marmaris is a great fun day out attraction, off-road fun and adventure especially for kids and families in Marmaris. Quad and buggy safari is made with the powerful quad motors along the beautiful nature of Marmaris.
Horseback Riding & Horse Safari
Marmaris Horse Safari or horseback riding is a great outdoor sports activity in Marmaris for nature and adventure lovers.
Karting (go-cart) is a great attraction especially for kids and families in Marmaris. Karting is made along the karting circuit located about 5 mins. from Marmaris. Typical vehicles are 200 cc Honda.
Rafting on Dalaman River
Rafting Tour from Marmaris is a great excursion and attraction in Marmaris for the nature and adventure lovers. The white water rafting is available for 4 to 6 groups of holidaymakers with experienced and professional guides along the waters of 3-4 grade on the Dalaman River.
Marmaris is also a paradise for camping and glamping (boutique camping) lovers. There are many campsites in Marmaris nestled in between forested hills and mountains and has an azure and calm sea. Continue reading…
Marmaris Village Tour is a great day out and sightseeing activity and excursion made from Marmaris to the nearby villages to discover and experience the beautiful villages, village life countryside, the culture and the nature. Holidaymakers may experience and enjoy the simplicity of rural life of the nearby villages of Marmaris and meet the local people.