Get prepared for a day full of adrenaline, thrills, and fun on the foamy white waters of the river Koprucay in Koprulu Canyon. Side Rafting Tour will surely be an awesome experience on your holiday this summer.
Koprulu Canyon, which is one of the most famous landmarks in Turkey, is a national park located near the small town of Beskonak in Manavgat. The river Koprucay in this national park is one of the most popular rivers for rafting in Turkey. Rafting on the cool white waters of this river which flows meanderingly is a must-do experience for all adventure lovers holidaying on the Turkish Riviera.
The river Koprucay is one of the most suitable rivers for rafting in Turkey with a rapids grade of over 2 whereas the most challenging rivers have over 6. No matter what your age, anyone with a basic knowledge of swimming can join this activity.
We collect you from the security gates of your hotels with our comfortable air-conditioned vehicles and drive to the rafting centre at Koprulu Canyon. The journey to our rafting centre takes about 1 hour. When you arrive at our centre, you get the safety pieces of equipment (helmets and life jackets) that you have to wear during the tour. After that, our instructors give detailed information about the adventure ahead.
The instructors group everyone based on their languages and one of our instructors is assigned to each raft. Before the tour, everyone gets into the river and follows each other to get used to the cool water. This is called body rafting and it makes you ready for the cool adventure ahead. After that, everybody starts to row the rafts. You will get rid of your fears after a short time and enjoy this thrilling experience with your teammates. Everyone fights with the might of Köprüçay together and feels the spirit of team sports.
The estimated length of the rafting track is about 14 km. After about 40 minutes of rafting, there is a 20 minutes-long break by the river. You can sunbathe, relax, swim, or join fun activities like jumping into the river from diving boards or tall trees by the river during this break. Then, we go on rafting and arrive at our restaurant in the middle of the track where you have your tasty lunch.
The lunch menu consists of BBQ chicken, rice, pasta, and salad. The adventure continues after lunch. After about 20 minutes of rafting, you arrive at the finish point. At the end of the tour, you can watch a recording of the tour and see the photos taken during the tour. The tour will be over around 16.00 and we drop all our guests back at their hotels.
This excursion is every day from April to November and it is a highly popular tour among our guests. The excursion fee includes transfers from and to your hotel, lunch, a rafting session on the river Koprucay, full travel insurance, all necessary safety equipment, and instructions and service given by our expert instructors.
This excursion is the plain rafting package which we provide. If you’d like, we have some other combo rafting packages you can enjoy. You can see the other rafting combination packages on our website such as rafting and jeep safari, rafting and buggy safari or rafting canyoning and ziplining. You can also consult our guides on WhatsApp for other options.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us