Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum Blue Cruise

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Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum Blue Cruise

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Destination for this trip:

Bodrum, Turkey

Length of trip:

8 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 0 to $ 2000

Best travel dates to go:

April, May, June, July, August, September


Detailed Description of this trip:

Bodrum is Turkey's premiere vacation town and the most popular point of departure for Blue Cruises. In addition to the laid-back atmosphere and vivid nightlife of this international resort town, other attractions include the Castle of St. Peter, which dates back to the Crusades, and now houses a museum of underwater archeology, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassos, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World built by King Mausolus, and an ancient Roman theater. Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum blue cruise will allow you to explore Gokova Gulf, a deep-blue sheltered stretch of sea sheltered to the north by the Bodrum Peninsula to the south by the Datca Peninsula. During Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum blue cruise, shore excursions are optional and may sometimes require a small fee for overland transport, guides or admission to archaeological sites.


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Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    Boarding the yacht in Bodrum, we enjoy a welcome drink. A short briefing from the captain ensures everyone is familiar with the yacht and what we will do during the week to come. We settle in and have dinner aboard, in the harbor.

  • Day 2 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    Our first cruise of the day takes us to Kara Island, just south of Bodrum. Here, we swim, explore the rocky shores and test the waters of the islands hot springs. After lunch, we cruise to the Southern side of the Gulf of Gokova, arriving at Cati in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Cati.

  • Day 3 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    After breakfast, we depart for Yedi Adalari (the Seven Islands), a cruise of just over one hour. Once tucked in behind the islands, we find a quiet anchorage at Kufre Bay and take a walk ashore through a forest of amber trees. This is the Turkey you have dreamed about! There may be the chance of a barbecue dinner tonight.

  • Day 4 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    Morning swims will become part of your daily regime! We cruise mid-morning to Longoz Bay, our beautiful, pine-forested lunch stop. The next stop after Longoz is Karacasogut, a small village only 25 minutes from Marmaris. For those who wish to spend a night out in Marmaris, a minibus service departs from the town centre. Dinner and overnight in Karacasogut

  • Day 5 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    Today we cruise north east to Sedir Adasi (Cleopatra island), the site of ancient Cedrae. For those who wish to explore the ruins ashore and take a swim at Cleopatra beach (the sand was reputedly brought here from Africa especially for Cleopatra), there is an option to do just this. In the afternoon, we cruise to our overnight anchorage on the eastern side of Degirmen Buku. This spot is known locally as English Harbor, as British torpedo boats hid here during World War II. We spend much of our time here swimming, snorkeling and windsurfing..

  • Day 6 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    After cruising the to the northern side of the gulf, we stop for lunch and a swim at Akbuk, a small bay set at the foot of a huge mountain. Continuing our journey in the afternoon, we arrive at our last stop for the day at Cokertme Bay - another spectacular anchorage.

  • Day 7 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    A leisurely return to Bodrum, with swimming stops at Orak Island and, both of which offer crystal clear waters. Tonight we enjoy a farewell dinner together at the Bodrum Harbor.

  • Day 8 - Bodrum

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    River or Barge Cruise

    After having breakfast in Bodrum, you will leave the Gulet with best wishes to see you again and a pleasant journey homeward.

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