Get prepared for a day full of adrenaline, thrills and fun on the white waters of the river Köprüçay at Köprülü Canyon. Side Köprülü Canyon Rafting Tour will surely be an awesome experience in your holiday this summer.
Köprülü Canyon, which is one of the most famous landmarks in Turkey, is a national park located near the small town of Beşkonak in Manavgat. The river Köprüçay in this national park is one of the most popular rivers to raft in Turkey. Rafting on the cool white waters of this river which flows meanderingly is a must-do experience for all adventure lovers in Turkish riviera.
The river Köprüçay is one of the most suitable rivers for rafting in Turkey with a rapids grade over 2 where the most challenging rivers have over 6. No matter what your age, anyone with basic knowledge of swimming can do this activity easily.
We will collect you from your hotels with our comfortable air-conditioned vehicles and drive to the rafting centre at Köprülü Canyon. The journey to our rafting centre will take about 1 hour. When you arrive at our center you will get the safety equipments (helmets and life-jackets) that you will wear during the tour. After that, our experienced guides will give detailed instructions about the adventure ahead.
Our guides will group everyone into the rafts based on the languages they speak and a captain will be assigned to each raft. Before the tour, everyone gets into the river and follow each other to get used to the cool river water. After that, the adventure starts. You will get rid of your fears after a short time and enjoy this thrilling experience as a team. Everyone in the boat will fight with the might of Köprüçay together and you will feel the spirit of sports in your raft.
The estimated length of the rafting track is about 14 km. After about 40 minutes rafting, there will be a 20 minutes-long break by the river. You can sunbathe, swim or join fun activities like jumping into the river from diving boards or tall trees in this break. Then, we go on rafting and arrive at our restaurant in the middle of the track where you will have your freshly prepared tasty lunch.
The lunch menu consists of BBQ chicken, rice, pasta and salad. The rafting adventure continues after lunch. After about 20 minutes more rafting, you will arrive at the finish point. At the end of the tour, you will watch a recording of the tour and see photos taken during the tour. The trip will be over at about 4 p.m. and we will drop all the guests back at their hotels with the vehicles waiting.
This excursion is everyday from April to November and most importantly it is organised by our own travel agency, “Yoyo Tours” and it is a highly popular tour among our guests. The excursion fee includes transfers from and to your hotel, lunch, rafting session on the river Köprüçay, full insurance, all necessary rafting equipments and instructions by expert instructors.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us