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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Bodrum and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Bodrum activities? We have 49 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Jeep Safari around Bodrum Peninsula with lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 46.58


One day outside of the city on the bosom of nature. Visit the Bodrum peninsula from the perspective of 4x4 jeep cars. A trip with a lunch for lovers of nature, folklore and crazy rides.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

4x4 Jeep Tour of the Bodrum Peninsula from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 49.69


Delve deep into the countryside of the Bodrum Peninsula on a full-day tour by jeep! As a local guide drives the open-top 4x4 vehicle, sit back and enjoy the scenery, discovering shaded forests, sun-blessed bays and craggy mountains. Pass through the villages of Ciftlikkoy, Etrim and Mumcular where traditional Turkish life still lingers; enjoy a BBQ lunch and swimming break in Mazi; and go off-road in the forests that surround... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Bodrum Off-Road 4WD Jeep Safari with Lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 45.42


Explore the most beautiful and remote parts of Bodrum that are seldom seen on tours of this Mediterranean resort town. Head up mountain tracks on this jeep safari and marvel at the unspoiled scenery and views of Bodrum and nearby towns.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Quad Bike Adventures ATV Off-Road Safari in Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 44.25


Quad Safari is an exciting adrenalin-rush activity. Get wet and dirty, have crazy fun while driving your quad through the pine forests, narrow roads and muddy streams.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Buggy Safari Experience in Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


Buggy safari is an exciting adrenalin-rush activity. Get wet and dirty, have crazy fun while driving your buggy through the pine forests, narrow roads and muddy streams.

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Day Cruises

Dalyan River Cruise with Sea Turtle Watching

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 45.42


Cruise down the River Dalyan on taxi boats. Look for Caretta Caretta sea turtles and taste some grilled blue crab. See the rock-hewn tombs of the ancient city of Kaunos and take a bath in the mineral mud baths. Sunbathe on famous Iztuzu Beach, a natural habitat of these huge turtles. This is a full-day river trip with lunch included.

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Day Cruises

Bodrum Peninsula Cruise Including Lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 21.83


Spend a day cruising around Turkey's glorious Bodrum Peninsula on a full-day cruise from Bodrum! Soak up the scenery from out on deck and admire the region's sun-drenched shoreline framed by forests and hills. The route taken on the relaxing cruise includes several stops for swimming, snorkeling and walking, plus a visit to Kara Ada, a gorgeous yachting island that's known for its mineral-dense waters. Lunch is served roughly... Read More

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Day Cruises

All Inclusive Daily Boat Trip Bodrum Peninsula

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 19.80


Daily boat trip from Bodrum is a must do experience to see the coast from a different perspective. Spend an incredible day on the Aegean Sea swimming in the crystal clear waters, sunbathing on the boat, visiting spectacular bays and nice beaches. This fascinating trip can be the most memorable part of your holiday in Bodrum.

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Day Cruises

8-Day Magical Gulet Cruise In Bodrum Including Meals And Crew

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 days
Priced From: USD 417.70


Want to go cruising along the beautiful Turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea’ Discover tiny islands and secluded bays, blue crystal clear water and days of endless sunshine, with this amazing 7 day gulet from an award winning tour company. Jump onboard and indulge in one of our cruises... Read More

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Day Trips

Independent Day Trip to Kos Island from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Join this 11-hour day trip to the Greek Island of Kos. Hop aboard a fast catamaran or leisurely ferry to get to your destination. Explore the area independently, viewing historical monuments and architecture until it is time to journey home.

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Day Trips

Turkish Village Trip

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 29.50


Soak up the atmosphere of real rural life in Turkey. Visit unspoiled village just 20km. ride from Bodrum buzzing city life.

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Day Trips

Turgutreis Market from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 15.52


Do some shopping on the weekly bazaar with local Turkish goods.  It's a great fun to bargain in Turkey.

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Day Trips

Ancient Ephesus tour with Virgin Mary’s House

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 48.90


Visit ancient ruins of Ephesus which is the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey. You will walk down the marble streets to visit Roman baths, library, public house, agora, numerous temples and the huge theater. Then continue to the sanctuary of Virgin Mary's House. This is an all-day trip with... Read More

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Day Trips

Pamukkale Hot Springs and Hierapolis Ancient City

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 48.91


Visit miracle of the world – cotton castle of Pamukkale - white terraces, down of which the thermal water is flooding. Bathe in a thermal antique Cleopatra`s pool and visit ancient Roman city – Hierapolis with theatre, temples and huge necropolis. All-day trip with tickets and lunch included in the price.

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Day Trips

Dalyan Day Trip from Bodrum Including Dalyan River Cruise, Iztuzu Beach, Mud Baths and Lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 49.68


Cruise the beautiful Dalyan River and experience Dalyan's mud baths and Kaunos' ancient tombs on this unforgettable full-day trip from Bodrum. Head for riverside Dalyan by air-conditioned coach and spend much of the day sailing the peaceful Dalyan River. Watch for the rare loggerhead turtles that... Read More

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Day Trips

Ephesus Day Trip from Bodrum Including Lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 54.24


Be whisked 2,000 years back in time with this captivating full-day trip to Ephesus from Bodrum. Travel by air-conditioned coach and leave the 21st century behind as you explore one of Ancient Rome's greatest cities with a knowledgeable guide. See the majestic Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian and the Great Theatre, and imagine the long-gone noise and bustle as you walk the marble streets. With a stop for breakfast (own... Read More

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Day Trips

Kos Island Independent Day Trip from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 34.15


Visit the Greek island of Kos on an independent day trip from Bodrum, and enjoy a full day of free time to get to know its history and scenery! Bask on breathtaking beaches, shop for Greek island souvenirs or discover historical landmarks such as Kos' 14th-century Castle of the Knights. Round-trip transport by hydrofoil is included, but all activities, entrance fees and food are at your own expense.

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Day Trips

Pamukkale and Hierapolis Day Trip from Bodrum Including Lunch

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 58.22


Experience the geological wonder of Pamukkale and the ruined city of Hierapolis on this day trip from Bodrum. Witness the spectacular white terraces and pools of Pamukkale, known as 'Cotton Castle' to the Turks, which have been formed by the calcium of cascading hot springs. Then, explore... Read More

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Day Trips

Rhodes Independent Day Trip from Bodrum by Hydrofoil Boat

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 82.95


Enjoy a large dose of Greek culture, history and scenery on an independent day trip from Bodrum, including a round-trip hydrofoil boat ticket and Bodrum port transfers. Cruise the Aegean Sea to the history-packed Greek island and enjoy free time to discover Rhodes Town, its sublime capital. Head... Read More

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Day Trips

Istanbul 1-Day Guided Tour from Bodrum including Domestic Flights

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 230.57


Fly to Istanbul and spend a great day in this fascinating metropolis on the Bosphorus, the only one in the world which is located on two continents. In one day you will see Istanbul's top tourist attractions, discover its old town, enjoy Bosphorus sightseeing cruise and practice your bargaining... Read More

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Day Trips

Bodrum Village Tour

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 27.95


Explore the lifestyle and true hospitality of local people on this half-day village tour from Bodrum. A short drive from the hustle and bustle of city will take you into the quite rural life. You will visit a local mosque, village house, meet a village chief and sample traditional Turkish food.

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Day Trips

Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary Day Trip from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 48.91


Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of ancient Ephesus and see the House of the Virgin Mary (Meryemana) on this 12-hour day trip from Bodrum. Marvel at the ruins of this fantastically preserved Roman city, before visiting the chapel built on the spot where some believe Jesus' mother... Read More

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Day Trips

Pamukkale Day Tour from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 48.91


Visit Pamukkale hot springs that contain travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. Then visit the ancient city of Hierapolis.

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Day Trips

Dalyan Mud Baths and Turtle Beach Day tour from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 45.42


Bodrum to Dalyan Turtle Beach Excursion tour packs in much more than you`d believe you could see in one day. Travel to Ortaca by coach and then take a cruise past Dalyan and all kinds of fascinating sights which will stay with you forever!

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Family Friendly Tours & Activities

Dedeman Aquapark Day Trip from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 34.93


Splash the day away with an independent trip to Dedeman Aquapark that includes transport from central Bodrum! The vast Turkish water park is home to an impressive collection of slides, water rides and splash pools that offer fun for all ages, from toddlers to teens and young-at-heart adults. Extensive facilities and water attractions are available on site, ensuring a fun-packed day for all the family.

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Fishing Charters & Tours

Fishing in the Aegean Sea

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 49.69


Let us take you to the open sea by boat so you can try your chances in fishing. Lunch and drinks provided. 2 in 1 great opportunity to combine the blue cruise and fishing trip.

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Hammams & Turkish Baths

Turkish Baths Experience in Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 18.29


Pamper yourself pretty with a 1.5-hour Turkish baths experience at a Bodrum hammam! After a hotel pickup, sweat out any toxins on a traditional heated stone, have a vigorous exfoliating scrub, relax with an oil massage and enjoy a hair and body wash, too! Designed to thoroughly cleanse and soften skin as well as stimulate blood circulation, the centuries-old practice of visiting a hammam is well documented in its health... Read More

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Horseback Riding

Horseback riding in Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Experience horseback riding through the pine forests and mountain river. No previous experience is required; all horses are well trained to provide you a memorable ride.

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Multi-day Cruises

7-Night Bodrum Peninsula and Greek Islands Yacht Cruise from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 days
Priced From: USD 685.88


Cruise around Turkey's tranquil Bodrum Peninsula and the Greek Dodecanese Islands on a 7-night yacht tour from Bodrum! While traveling aboard a yacht, enjoy stops aplenty to swim in peaceful coves and explore the postcard-perfect islands and fishing villages that characterize both regions. Dock... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Ancient Ephesus and Pamukkale Hot Springs Tour from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 100.93


Visit ancient ruins of Ephesus and Hierapolis and cotton castle Pamukkale famous for its white terraces and hot springs. 2 days trip to the most beautiful places in Turkey with overnight accommodation in Pamukkale. These are a must see  while... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

7-Night Turkish Coast Cruise from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 days
Priced From: USD 335.00


Discover Turkey's tranquil south Aegean region, an area dubbed the Turquoise Coast, on a 7-night cruise by luxury yacht. Stop to swim in secluded bays; amble around sleepy fishing villages; and soak in the scenery of Seven Islands, Longoz Bay, and Kisebuku, home to Byzantine ruins. Meals and accommodations are included.

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Multi-day Tours

2-day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 98.98


Witness one of Turkey's greatest natural wonders and its most iconic archaeological site on this rewarding 2-day tour from Bodrum. Travel by air-conditioned coach with an expert guide, and visit Ephesus, one of the Mediterranean's best-preserved ancient cities. Marvel at timeworn monuments including the Library of Celsus and tread marble-paved streets once crowded with toga-wearing Romans. Then, admire the snow-white,... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

Ephesus and Pamukkale 2-Day tour from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 98.98


When you are on holiday in Bodrum join a 2-day guided tour to explore the best tourist attractions of the area: ancient city of Ephesus, the house of Virgin Marry, white travertines of Pamukkale, Cleopatra`s Pool and Hierapolis ancient city. It is a comfortable journey with an overnight at the hotel in Pamukkale.

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Multi-day Tours

7-Night Gulet Cruise from Bodrum: Gulf of Gkova

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 8 days
Priced From: USD 371.47


Sail by Turkish 'gulet,' a traditional wooden sail boat, around the breathtaking Gulf of Gökova on a 7-night cruise from Bodrum. Introducing you to the off-the-grid Aegean alcoves and islands that seem to be untouched by the outside world, the tour showcases the delights of rural Turkey. All meals are included on board, leaving you to ponder little else besides how to spend your time; swim in pure-blue seas, walk... Read More

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Ports of Call Tours

Private Bodrum Shore Excursion with Etrim Village

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 399.00


Make the most of your time in Bodrum with a private guided shore excursion including private round-trip transportation from Bodrum cruise port. Choose from attractions including the Castle of St. Peter, Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Bodrum Amphitheater and the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. Stop to enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch (at your own expense) and shop in Etrim Village. Customize the departure time, duration... Read More

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Ports of Call Tours

Bodrum Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day City Highlights Tour

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


While your ship is in Bodrum port, see the city's three historical big-hitters on this 4-hour private shore excursion. With an expert guide beside you, visit Bodrum Castle (Castle of St Peter), the picture-perfect Crusader fortress perched between the city's two bays. View its dungeons and... Read More

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Bodrum Shore Excursion: Private Bodrum Express Sightseeing Tour

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


When you pull into Bodrum cruise port, get a taster of the city's ancient past on this 3-hour private shore excursion. Perfect for history buffs and those short on time, the tour whisks you straight to Bodrum's archaeological gems in a comfortable private vehicle. Explore the ruins of the Mausoleum... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Bodrum Village Tour

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 58.22


You will be picked up by a local guide for a 3-4 hour guided tour of a Bodrum Village. See how the locals live and their daily working from making Carpets to handcrafts, and producing Olive oil and the daily fresh baked bread. You will get to enjoy a local Lunch with the locals. <br />

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Transportation From Bodrum BJV Airport To CLC Golf Spa Resort

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 75 minutes
Priced From: USD 115.00


Private Transfer services offers low cost transfer from <strong>Bodrum airport to Kusadasi CLC Golf &amp; Spa Resort. </strong> destinations as in last model air conditioned vehicles. As a reliable company we are working with professional licenced drivers under... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Bodrum Castle Underwater Archeology Musuem with Private Guide and Van

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 256.19


A guided cultural tour of Bodrum Castle Underwater Archeology Musuem Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and Theatre with a private guide and van at fixed price up to 14 pax in group.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Guided Tour from Bodrum: Ephesus House of the Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 454.15


A guided cultural tour of Ephesus House of the Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis with a private guide and van for up to 14 passengers. Professionally organized tour for a life time experience of Ephesus.

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Private Transfers

Arrival Transfer from Bodrum Airport to All Bodrum Hotels

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 40 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.70


Enjoy your stress-free arrival transfer from Bodrum Milas Airport to your Bodrum Hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.<br><br>

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Private Transfers

Executive Arrival Transfer Bodrum Airport to Bodrum Hotels

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 145.56


Enjoy your stress-free V.I.P. arrival transfer from Bodrum Milas Airport to your Bodrum Hotel Executive. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your vehicle will be spacious Mercedes Vito.

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Private Transfers

Executive Departure Transfer Bodrum All Hotels to Bodrum Airport

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 1 day 21 hours
Priced From: USD 145.56


Travel from Bodrum Hotels to your Bodrum Milas Airport to your executive departure transfer. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Arrival Transfer Bodrum Airport to Didim Hotels

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 80 minutes
Priced From: USD 151.38


Enjoy your arrival transfer from Bodrum Milas Airport to your Didim Hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.<br><br>

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Private Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Bodrum Airport to Central Bodrum or Bodrum Peninsula Hotels

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 18.20


Start your vacation in style by booking this private arrival transfer from Bodrum Airport to your central Bodrum or Bodrum peninsula hotel. Just book a time to suit your flight arrival, enjoy a personable meet-and-greet service from your professional driver and then climb aboard your... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Central Bodrum or Bodrum Peninsula Hotels to Bodrum Airport

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 18.20


Finish your vacation with a private departure transfer from your central Bodrum or Bodrum peninsula hotel to Bodrum Airport. Simply book an option for this convenient transfer at any time that suits you, and enjoy door-to-door transport from your hotel to the airport in a comfortable,... Read More

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White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting Adventure on Dalaman River from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 80.75


Rafting is a sport that everyone should try once in their lifetime. Recreational rafting down the mountain river with different levels of difficulty. No experience needed. You will swim downstream on dinghies with an experienced instructor on 13km distance overcoming numerous of cascades. During... Read More

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White Water Rafting

Dalaman River Rafting Adventure from Bodrum

Bodrum, Turkey
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


White water rafting on Dalaman river is an ultimate adrenaline pumping adventure. Sample the thrilling rapids grading over 3, get wet, have great fun and excitement, experience teamwork, enjoy the breathtaking natural surroundings.

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