butterfly

200€/170£

28 km

15 nm

2 days

total activity

difficulty

2/5

min

3 paddler

1 guide

for every 6 paddler

Program

meeting at kayaköy
saturday
09:00

finish
sunday
15:00

  • paddle from gemiler beach along the dramatic coastline to stay overnight in butterfly valley.

    this weekend tour is ideal for the short and medium distance paddler.

    you will have the chance to explore the valley in your free time and enjoy dinner, camp and breakfast.

  • transfer/pick up

    please contact us for transfer/pick up options.

    we meet   sekayakoy anakamp at 09:00 for safety & tour briefing, and to finish preperations.

    transfer another 10 minutes through the pine forest and arrive at gemiler beach.

    our expedition starts by paddling the south side of st. nicholas island to sarısu beach.

    we continue by the rock cliffs of bozyiğit cape and turn into öludeniz lagoon. this is one of the world’s most famous lagoons with spectacular views of the paragliders flying from babadağ.

    our route continues along the stunning coastline with swim breaks at secluded beaches and exploring sea caves and blowholes.

    on arrival at butterfly valley which is only accessible by boat you will have time to walk, take photos and enjoy sunset with a drink at the bar.

    there is also an option to launch out on the water for a sunset paddle.

    dinner is served at the restaurant followed by stargazing and camp.

    we launch the next day after a breakfast buffet and paddle back along the coast. more swim breaks at idyllic beaches before returning to gemiler beach where our service bus is ready to collect our guests.

    return 1600

    * tour routes and times are subject to change according to sea conditions.

  • price includes
    transfer
    guide for every 6 pax
    sea kayak and equipment
    5ltr dry bag
    mat
    tent
    1x dinner
    1 x breakfast

    price do not include
    snacks and drinks on the beach
    drinks at the camp site
    lunches

    what to bring
    top, short or long sleeve preferably with uv protection
    shorts, bikini, swim kit
    sandals or wet shoes
    sun hat or bandana,
    sunglasses
    waterproof high factor sun cream, lip balm
    1.5 ltr water per person
    personal medication
    snacks
    sleeping bag
    head torch
    dry bag
    flip flops/ sandals
    money, id
    bug spray
    id card or passport..

    please refer to our “faq”…

  • single and tandem sea kayaks available:

    • single kayak is the tsunami 145 model which has good balance and versatility for any sea condition. there are also net pockets to store water and snacks. watertight compartments to carry extra gear and keep everything dry.
    • tandem sea kayak is the polaris 180 t model if you wish to paddle with your partner, friend, child, or pet. this has day and larger compartments to carry everything you need.

    paddling equipment

    • wilderness systems spray skirt
    • pfd, bouancy aid (small, medium and large sizes)
    • harmony drifter sea paddle
    • sponge

    safety equipment (carried by guide)

    • bilge pump
    • tow rope
    • paddle float
    • first aid kit

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