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 in 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 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 holidaying in Turkish riviera.
The river Koprucay 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 a basic knowledge of swimming can do this activity easily.
We collect you from the security gates of your hotels with our comfortable air-conditioned vehicles and drive to the rafting centre in Koprulu Canyon. The journey to our rafting centre takes about 1 hour. When you arrive at our center, you get the safety equipments (helmets and life-jackets) that you have to wear during the tour. After that, our instructors give detailed information about the adventure ahead.
We group everyone into the rafts based on their languages and one of our instructors is assigned to each raft. Before the tour, everyone gets into the river and follow each other to get used to the cool water. This is called bodyrafting and it makes you ready for the cool adventure ahead. After that, everybody starts the 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 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 in 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 is consists of BBQ chicken, rice, pasta and salad. The rafting adventure continues after lunch. After about 20 minutes more rafting, you arrive at the finish point. At the end of the tour, you can watch a recording of the tour and see photos taken during the tour. The trip will be over at about 15.00 and we drop all our guests back at their hotels.
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 Koprucay, full travel insurances, all necessary rafting equipments and instructions by our expert instructors.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us