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From Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

1. From Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

Get picked up from your hotel in Side and enjoy a transfer to the activity starting point in an air-conditioned bus. Upon arrival, get kitted out with the necessary equipment and listen to a quick safety briefing before your adventure begins. Now its time to enjoy a wonderful river rafting activity along Turkey's stunning Köprüçay River. Admire panoramic views of the Taurus Mountains as you pass through the natural beauty of the Koprulu Canyon. Challenge yourself as you battle against white water waves, holes and drops. Enjoy getting wet as you splash through the rapids and stop for lunch at the riverside before continuing down the river.

Koprulu Canyon Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour

2. Koprulu Canyon Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour

Enjoy an adventure away from the beaches of Antalya Province with a full-day canyoning and rafting tour in Koprulu Canyon National Park. Transfer from your hotel in Antalya, Alanya, Belek, Kemer, Manavgat or Side to a meeting point approximately 2 kilometers from the start point of your adventure. On arrival, get a safety briefing and instructions before your set off. During the day you will experience 2 very different canyons: a narrow warm water canyon surrounded by sheer rock cliffs for canyoning; and a wide cold water canyon of forested cliffs and natural waterfalls. Pause to swim and dive into crystal clear water, enjoy natural water slides and Jacuzzis, along with other fun activities. Halfway through, enjoy a break to take in the beauty of the Koprulu Canyon and Kopru River. The 1st course (Canyon Course) will take about 1.5 hours to complete. Then, walk through the canyon to a river where your whitewater adventure will take place. The terrain here is rocky with some fast flowing water and some calm water. As the level of difficulty is higher, children under 10 years old are not permitted to take part.

River Rafting & Buggy Cross Safari at Koprulu Canyon

3. River Rafting & Buggy Cross Safari at Koprulu Canyon

Start your day with a pick up from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus. Once you hop aboard this comfortable vehicle, you will take a 70 km scenic drive to Koprulu Canyon. Once you arrive at the park, you will be provided with all the equipment you need for the day, such as a life vest, helmet and paddle. Team leaders will be on site to provide you with any information you need, available in a wide array of languages.  Kick start the adventure by driving your Buggy Bikes around Koprulu Canyon National Park. Take unique photos of this landscape for unforgettable holiday memories. After 45-minutes of buggying, you can start to paddle in your rafting boat, an experience that lasts for about 7 km with an included stop half of the way at a restaurant for lunch. After lunch, continue your paddle through pristine nature before arriving at the finish point. During your paddle, the team will capture fantastic photos of you and your group and even make a movie out of the experience. Once at the finish point, you will get to watch it with your friends. Finish your day of excitement with a drop-off back at your hotel, ready for an evening of rest after a fun day at Koprulu Canyon.

Koprulu Canyon National Park: River Rafting & Quad Bike Trip

4. Koprulu Canyon National Park: River Rafting & Quad Bike Trip

Join a group tour perfect for families, groups, and adventure-seekers alike and spend a full day exploring the Koprulu Canyon by bus, quad bike, and river raft. Sit back and relax as your minibus drives the 70-kilometer route to the National Park, marvelling at the intense landscape around you.    Kick-start your journey into the Koprulu Canyon National Park with a 45-minute guided ATV quad biking adventure surrounded by the park's incredible nature. Continue on to your next adrenaline-filled adventure in a rafting boat, gliding down the waters of the canyon for 14 kilometers. About halfway down the river, stop to enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. Re-energized, get back into your raft and continue paddling downstream. Finally, relax in your comfortable bus seat as you're driven back to your hotel.

Köprülü Canyon Antalya: Whitewater Rafting Trip

5. Köprülü Canyon Antalya: Whitewater Rafting Trip

Enjoy a wonderful river rafting adventure along Turkey's stunning Köprüçay River. Arising from the Taurus mountains and passing through the natural beauty of the canyons, Köprüçay River falls into the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Feeding on the subterranean waters of the high-walled canyons standing on both sides, rafting through this pristine river is one of the most beautiful natural recreation activities in Turkey. Join this exciting rafting adventure and challenge the white water waves, holes and drops in a great raft. Enjoy getting wet splashing through the rapids, and take a break from the raft to swim and surf the big waves. The tour takes place between the historical Oluk and Karabük bridges and has a difficulty level of about 2-3.

From Side: Koprulu Canyon National Park Safari with Lunch

6. From Side: Koprulu Canyon National Park Safari with Lunch

Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus. At your first stop, you'll have a briefing about the rafting experience. Then take the rafting equipment including a paddle, helmet, and lifevest. Drive to the rafting starting point by bus. Before the ride starts, take a photo near the amazing Ancient Roman Bridge and Canyon.  Next, bring your boat into the Koprucay River. Each boat will have a maximum of 10 people.  When you paddle down in the river, you will be filled with adrenalin and have the paparazzi team take your photos. Sail along for 14 km before taking a break to swim in the cool water and enjoy a drink. Afterward, watch the film of you sailing along the river. Have a look through the photos and purchase some to take your memories home with you.  Then, drive to the  Safari area by bus. There will be a piece of small information about driving and you'll conduct a test drive. Finally, it's time to drive into the river on your buggy or quad bike for 20 unforgettable kilometers of adventure. Drop-off will be between 6:00 PM-7:PM.

Full-Day White Water Rafting at Köprülü Canyon

7. Full-Day White Water Rafting at Köprülü Canyon

Add adrenaline and extreme emotions to your Turkish vacation with a full-day white water rafting adventure on the Köprüçay River of the Köprülü Canyon. Sit back and relax on the 57 mile (95 kilometer) scenic drive from Antalya to Köprülü Canyon National Park where up to 7,000 people can raft on the river at the same time during the summer months. Upon arrival, you will be fully equipped by your rafting guide and given a safety briefing to help you through the day. No previous experience is needed and no swimming ability is required. Even children (6-12 years old), accompanied by their parents, can join this family ride. Then head out onto the waters of the Köprüçay River to raft the rapids of the 8.5-mile (14-kilometer) canyon, where the 2nd-century Oluk Bridge towers 88 feet (27 meters) high, lending even more drama to the backdrop of your rafting adventure.

Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

8. Side: Whitewater Rafting in Koprulu Canyon

You will be transported in an airconditioned bus from your hotel to the activity start point. When you arrive at Koprulu Canyon, you will be given your equipment (life vest, helmet, and paddle). If you need extra equipment, such as suitable shoes, you can purchase them here. After you have received the necessary information, you will find yourself on the cold waters of the Koprucay River. Paddle down the river for around 14 kilometers and have lunch midway down. At the end of the program, you will watch a movie and see photos of your adventure (optional to purchase). After changing your clothes, you will return to your hotel.

Turkish Riviera: Full-Day Off Road and Rafting Tour

9. Turkish Riviera: Full-Day Off Road and Rafting Tour

Enjoy 2 great outdoor adventures on one full-day tour, with round-trip transfers from the Turkish Riviera resorts of Alanya, Belek, Side, Manavgat and Antalya. Suitable for all ages, the off-road adventure by 4WD vehicle will take you into the forested hills and rugged canyons of Köprülü Canyon National Park. Each Land Rover has seating for 10 passengers. Your driver will take you along the dirt roads of the park, with a back-up technical team on hand in case of any problems. Experience the rich flora and fauna of the park as you drive through rivers and over hills. Pass through the typical villages of Kilimli, Sağırin and Kepez on the rocky plateaus of the region. Upon arrival at the raft facilities at Köprülü Canyon National Park, enjoy a delicious lunch, before swapping land for water and rafting across the cool waters of Köprüçay river.

River Rafting & Jeep Safari at Koprulu Canyon

10. River Rafting & Jeep Safari at Koprulu Canyon

Start your day with a pick up from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus. Once you hop aboard this comfortable vehicle, you will take a 70 km scenic drive to Koprulu Canyon. Once you arrive at the park, you will be provided with all the equipment you need for the day, such as a life vest, helmet and paddle. Team leaders will be on site to provide you with any information you need, available in a wide array of languages.  Kick start the adventure with a drive around Koprulu Canyon National Park in a Jeep. This Jeep safari is a fantastic way to discover the terrain and grab some memorable photo opportunities. After your 1.5-hour off-road experience, paddle through stunning scenery during a 7 km journey. Midway through your rafting experience, you'll get to stop for lunch at a delicious restaurant before heading back out onto the raft. The crew will be kind enough to grab photos and video of your experience, which you can view once arriving at your final destination at the end of the river. To end the day, enjoy a convenient drop-off service back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Side

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 481 reviews

My daughter and I had a lot of fun. The confirmation of the pick-up took place after a few minutes via WhatsApp. The pickup was on time and the guide friendly and multilingual. The bus was older, but the access road to the mountains was being upgraded and there weren't too many curves. It had rained the day before, so we drove the buggy through a lot of puddles. The operation with automatic was very easy. Then we went 14km through the canyon in a rubber dinghy. The view was picturesque and especially at the front you got really wet. Luckily we had rented wetsuits. It is best to bring your own bathing shoes. But you can also borrow them. In between there was a break with the possibility of crossing the river by cable car for 8 euros. The final lunch was delicious (grilled chicken, noodles, rice, salad). You can buy a video of the rafting. Great nature and adventure - highly recommended!

Great organization and punctual pick-up were prerequisites for this really successful excursion with the whole family. Overall, we were traveling with 6 adults and 2 children and everything worked out perfectly. A really recommendable excursion with thrills and a whole lot of fun. The guide was well prepared and made the tour an unforgettable experience. Thanks for everything and maybe we'll see each other again.

Everything went great. From pickup to return. The food was very good and the whole tour was a lot of fun. Our guide was also very nice

Top day!! The descent is cool and our guide Huseyin Ustûndag was really nice. To do !!!

Great guides. Exciting excursion and still suitable for children.