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From Side: Full-Day Dolphin-Watching Boat Trip with Lunch

4.7 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: TOURMANIA
Water activity

From Side: Full-Day Dolphin-Watching Boat Trip with Lunch

Activity provider: TOURMANIA
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From US$ 26.94 US$ 24.25 per person

Join a guided day trip with a transfer from your hotel in Side and cruise along the Mediterranean to spot dolphins. Take a boat tour from the Manavgat River, stop to swim, and enjoy lunch on board.

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Duration 7 hours
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English, German


  • Feel the fresh sea breeze in your hair as you navigate out from the river
  • Cruise along the waters of Manavgat River and the turquoise Mediterranean
  • Stop along the way to jump into the water or soak up the sun from the beach
  • Enjoy a foam party on board and admire the beauty of the Turkish Riviera
  • Watch dolphins and sea turtles in their natural habitat with the help of a guide
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Embark on a fascinating full-day cruise traveling from the Manavgat River in Side to the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Stay on the lookout for wild dolphins, admire panoramic views of the coastline, and listen as your guide shares interesting facts about the local marine life.

Get picked up conveniently from your hotel and dropped off at the Side pier. Set sail along the Manavgat River before going out to the sea. Watch the river turtles lined up on the banks and pass the shipyards where all the wooden river boats are built. Stop where the river meets the sea to take a dip or a stroll on the beach. After your relaxing break, hop back on board and move on to some of the most scenic stretches along the shoreline as you taste a freshly-prepared lunch. Depending on tidal conditions, sail east or go to the ancient peninsula of Side, with another swimming break on the way. Allow your guide to point out dolphins and loggerhead sea turtles in their natural habitat.

If the weather is favorable, your captain will take you further east for incredible views while you enjoy a foam party. Alternatively, go in the direction of Alanya and stop at a small, remote island for a walk before returning to Side.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Boat trip
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Foam party
  • Swim stops
  • Drinks
  • Tips

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4.7 /5

based on 23 reviews

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Fab trip that was incredible value for money. Sadly we didn’t see any dolphins as towards the end of the season and just saw the beak of a turtle pop up briefly, but we had a delicious lunch and a great time with the foam party. Loved the pirate ship and having photos with the parrot. Very friendly crew picked us up directly from our hotel. Plenty of swimming and snorkelling stops too. Thank you :)

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March 26, 2023

Transfer hat super geklappt , Mitarbeiter auf dem Boot waren sehr bemüht und lustig. Einfach ein klasse Tag. Empfehlenswert. Wir haben Schildkröten gesehen. Leider waren 2 Delfine zu schnell wieder abgetaucht so dass wir sie leider nicht zu Gesicht bekommen haben. Aber dafür kann der Veranstalter ja nichts.

March 26, 2023

Es war eine super schöne Tour. Von der Abholung bis zur Heimfahrt hat alles wunderbar funktioniert. Wir haben Schildkröten und Delfine gesehen. Die Badepausen waren an wirklich sehr schönen Orten. Man kann Fotos mit dem Papagei Coco machen. Ein Bild 3€ das Bild auf einem schönen Glasteller 10€. Auf jeden Fall ein sehr schönes Andenken. Wir würden die Tour auf jeden Fall wieder machen. Auch die Crew war wirklich super. Das Essen hat gut geschmeckt und wahr reichlich. Getränke zu angemessenen Preisen. Nur zu empfehlen.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 337591