From Antalya: Full-Day Tour to Demre, Myra and Kekova

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Duration: 14 hours

Departs: Antalya, Antalya

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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A day trip from Antalya exploring the Kekova region by boat and Demre’s archeological sites (Myra) on land is an action-packed and worthwhile addition to your holiday.

Get the chance to meet other people on your boat tour visiting the region’s most alluring bays, such as Esmeralda Bay and Gökkaya Bay, which is known for its enjoyable water sports. Historical highlights include the castle ruins of Simena and the ancient city of Myra.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle


What's Not Included

Castle of Simena Entrance Ticket (€1)

Church of St. Nicholas Entrance Ticket (€5)

Myra Entrance Ticket (€4)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

As one of the most charming cities along the Mediterranean coastline, Antalya is a worthwhile stop on any trip to Turkey, and close enough to discover the Kekova and Demre region. For convenience, the tour starts with an early morning transfer from your preferred meeting point in Antalya. * We will ensure a relaxing journey to Demre that takes just under 2.5 hours.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Demre (Kale)
We’ll head to Demre harbour where the boat awaits you for the start of your trip to Kekova. Once the anchor is raised, away we go!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Discover the fascinating secrets of Kekova’s history on this unique adventure around the Sunken City. The ancient city of Dolchiste was flooded due to an earthquake in the 2nd century, and its resulting underwater ruins never fail to leave an impression.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kekova Island
Since this is a protected area, swimming is not permitted here, so what better way to explore the site than by cruising alongside the ruins on our glass-bottom boat, giving you the chance to capture unforgettable photos.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sunken City Ruins of Simena
Our boat will drop anchor in Kaleköy port (ancient Simena) for one hour, giving you time to visit this small authentic village that’s home to castle ruins and a necropolis.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Castle of Simena
A hike up the hillside will give you magnificent views of the Kekova region. If you’d prefer to admire Simena Castle from down below, you can use your remaining time to take another dip in the gorgeous blue waters.

Castle of Simena Entrance Ticket: 1 euro

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Esmeralda Bay
Time for a lunch and swim break at beautiful Esmeralda Bay where you can enjoy peace and tranquility during this fun journey.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Burc Bay
Enjoy the peaceful ambiance of this area during a swim break in Burç Bay, where the water feels cooler due to cold underwater natural springs!

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gokkaya PlajI ve Koyu
We’ll stop to swim in Gökkaya Bay, where you can experience the natural beauty of the area and opt to participate in one of the various exciting water sports on offer.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Andriake Ancient City
Karemlik Bay

There are 8 known types of turtles worldwide, 5 of which can be found in the Mediterranean. At Karemlik Bay, you’ll have the chance to look for these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.
Demre Harbour

After your fascinating trip on the water, our boat will drop anchor in Demre port, where your tour continues with a visit to a nearby museum.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Myra Antik Kenti
Your chance to discover Demre’s most famous archeological site! A true step back in history as you observe some of Myra’s most significant ancient ruins dating as far back as the 5th century B.C.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Rock tombs in Myra
There is plenty of time to explore the two highlights of this stop: a Roman-style theatre (the largest in Lycia!) and eerie rock-cut tombs carved into the cliffs above.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Church of St. Nicholas
Our tour continues with the Santa Claus Museum in Demre town centre. Originally built in 520 A.D., this interesting archeological building started its operation as a church, built in memory of St. Nicholas of Myra, a 4th-century patron saint. Here you can explore the remains of this former church, taking yourself back in time to when the ancient city of Myra still existed.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Antalya Province
Once all destinations have been explored, we’ll take you back to the bustling city of Antalya, where your tour ends. From here you can get back to exploring the sights of Antalya and enjoying the Mediterranean coastline.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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