Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake


Embark on an unforgettable full day excursion from Turunc and get to experience the beautiful Dalyan area. Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake Tour gives you the opportunity to visit the exquisite tectonic lake in Koycegiz village and join a canal boat trip towards Dalaman River. Swim into mud baths, observe some ancient tombs, learn the area’s history and have some fun at the infamous Turtle Beach with an exciting, yet relaxing full day excursion.

Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake Tour

This tour is available from Turunc and begins during the morning time. A comfortable and fully air conditioned bus will pick you up from your hotel. A professional tour guide will welcome you in the bus and accompany you for the whole duration of this tour. The first stop of this excursion takes place at Koycegiz village. This small, yet charming settlement is located approximately 1 hour away from Turunc.

  • Turunc Hotel Pick-up Service
  • English Guiding Service
  • Boat Trip in Dalyan
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Full insurance
  • Lunch

Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake

The village is particularly known for its tectonic lake which is fed by the Dalaman River and by thermal springs. The water’s composition and the existence of the thermal water give life to many an incredible variety of endemic flora and fauna. Once you arrive there, you will enter into a spacious double-deck boat and sail towards the lake.

As you enjoy the canal boat trip, another fascinating stop will take place at the complex of Sultaniye mud baths. There, you will have some time to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the mud. According to many people, the high concentration of minerals in the mud has multiple positive benefits for muscle and skin diseases.

Visit Turtle Beach & Mud Baths From Turunc

After spending some time there, the boat will sail again towards the last stop of this excursion. During the boat trip, you will observe some interesting ancient tombs that are carved into rocks. The tour guide will explain everything about the ancient city of Caunos and its importance for the area.

The last stop of this tour takes place at one of the most photographed and famous bays in the country. Turtle beach is truly a heaven on earth with its unique natural beauty. It is the place where you can swim in both, river and sea water. This is because a bank of sand separates Dalaman River from the Mediterranean Sea. If you are lucky enough you may also see some Caretta-Caretta turtles around the bay.

By the end of your last stop, you will return back to the starting point of the boat trip. A bus will be waiting there for you in order to transfer you back to Marmaris. This full day excursion finishes during the afternoon when you return back to your hotel with a sense of sweet tiredness but full of great memories.  

  • Available Days: Please check the calender.
  • Don’t Forget: Swimsuits, Suncream, Towels, Cameras, Hat.
  • Restrictions: Remove any silver jewellery as the mud baths in Dalyan will darken them.
  • Attention: The price covers one way transfer from Turunc to Marmaris. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the bus station in Marmaris, where you can catch a dolmus (Public Service Vehicle) back to Turunc.
  • See Also: Turunc Pamukkale Tour

Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake Tour

What to expect from the day?

Upgrade your holidays and give yourself the opportunity to visit some natural wonders while on holidays. Beauty is what better characterize the incredible tectonic lake of Koycegiz and the broader area of Dalaman River. With a canal boat trip you can proceed with an alternative form of sightseeing while revitalizing your senses. This full day excursion is ideal for all as it combines excitement, relaxation and fun in an all in one package.

Pick up from Turunc

On a prescheduled time, during the morning, members of our team will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Turunc. All transfers are made with a comfortable and modern bus so that you can enjoy every moment of this tour.

Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake

Koycegiz Lake

The bus will drive you for approximately 45 minutes towards Koycegiz village. This picturesque and charming settlement is known for having a tectonic lake fed by the infamous Dalaman River. The river and the nearby thermal springs make this lake a resort for endemic flora and fauna. With a spacious wooden boat you will sail into the lake and enjoy an interesting and fascinating canal boat trip.

Mud baths

The area is also known for having a complex of mud baths. Sulphur, magnesium and iron are some of the most vital minerals of these mud baths. Therefore, many people claim that swimming into the mud can have multiple therapeutic benefits. The mud can also act as a natural spa-like treatment. During the canal boat trip, you will have some time to visit this spot and spend some fun moments with your friends or family.

Ancient tombs

As the boat sails towards the next stop, you will be able to observe the rock-cut ancie3nt tombs of the Caunos ancient city. The guide will describe interesting details about the tombs and answer all of your questions.

Turunc Dalyan & Koycegiz Lake

Turtle beach

During this excursion you will also visit the infamous Turtle Beach. What makes this beach special is that visitors can swim into the water of the Dalaman River and then enjoy the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The bay took its name from the Caretta-Caretta turtles that often visit this location.


Once the boat trip is over, the bus will drive you back to your hotel in Turunc. By the afternoon, you will be full of great emotions and long lasting memories from this exceptional day trip.

Departure : Pick up from your Hotel

Duration: 10 Hours (Full Day Tour)

  • Turunc Hotel Pick-up Service
  • English Guiding Service
  • Boat Trip in Dalyan
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Full insurance
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal Expenditures

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1 Review Added Overall rating: 5


    A very good day trip from Turunc. If your tour guide will be Tuba (a lovely young lady) you will definitly have a good day.