Here is a 3-in-1 tour that brings together all the exciting activities you would want to try in the heart of nature. Side Rafting Canyoning and Zipline offers you the opportunity to hike in the green nature of the canyon, rafting in the Köprüçay River, and have a blasting zipline experience.
Side, one of the most popular holiday destinations on Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline, has a lot to offer to holidaymakers. Köprülü Canyon Natural Park with its fast-flowing rivers and forests containing many shades of green is in the Side region. Get ready to participate in 3 exciting activities in this corner of paradise. With Side Rafting Canyoning and Zipline adventure, you will go hiking in the green nature of Side. After a refreshing rafting activity on the mighty waters of the Köprüçay River, you will experience an exciting yet fun ziplining over the river.
The tour begins in the morning when an air-conditioned bus picks you up around 09.00 from your hotel security gate. The voyage to the rafting centre at Köprülü Canyon National Park takes around 1 hour.
After arrival at the rafting centre, you will start your canyon hiking in the national park. This activity is around 1 hour. Walking along the beautiful trail, you’ll notice the stunning natural environment. The dust and rocky road adds to the experience and makes you feel closer to the natural world. The landscapes are picture-perfect and a great backdrop for some amazing snaps. There will be friendly staff accompanying you throughout hiking. At the end of the hiking trail, you will arrive at one of the coolest places in the park. There, you can get yourself into the ice-cold waters of the canyon if you’d like. Be warned though, the water here is really cold. Then, you will be on the way back to the centre for your rafting adventure.
At the rafting centre, you will meet the instructors who will guide you through the basics of rafting and hand you the safety equipment. Once you are ready, your raft goes into the river, and you begin the most thrilling rafting session. The natural beauty around the river makes the experience even more phenomenal. In the raft, expect to feel the cool water splashing on you as you move forward with the currents. You can play Splash Wars with other boats or race them to make this experience more fun and exciting. After about 30 minutes of rafting, there will be a stop for rest by the river. While the other people swim or sunbathe here, the instructors will take you to the zipline station nearby.
Another activity of this 3-in-1 combo tour is the adrenaline-boosting iron rope zipline. What can be more amazing than crossing the beautiful river hanging from a Zipline? The trained staff will give you all the necessary instructions and equipment beforehand. Then, you cross the river while hanging from the zip line and enjoying the stunning views from above. Cross from one side to the other, and feel your enthusiasm growing strong with an activity that maximizes your experiences.
After ziplining, you will get on your raft again. After a short rafting, you will arrive at our riverside restaurant. You will have your lunch consisting of BBQ chicken, rice, salad, and bread here. After an about one-hour long lunch break, another session of 20 minutes of rafting will start and you will arrive at the finish point. You will see the pics of the tour and watch the video clip of the tour here. If you’d like, you can purchase these visuals at reasonable price.
Finally, around 16.00, your driver will pick you up from the centre and drop you off at your hotel in Side marking the end of this exciting and fun excursion.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us