Activities: The beaches around Fethiye offer the water
sport enthusiast plenty of choice. Activities range from
pedalo, banana boat and jet ski rides, to water skiing,
wind surfing, kayaking, sea biking and parascending. An
ideal base for sailing, yachts can be chartered from the
port at Fethiye.Diving is popular in the Gulf of Fethiye,
with the clear blue waters being home to a host of reefs,
sunken ruins, wrecks as well as colourful marine life.
Choose from a range of centres and schools offering
professional instruction for all divers, ranging from
one-day trips to full PADI courses.Olu Deniz is one of the
best places in Turkey for paragliding, with many
companies offering trips up to the top of Babadag
Mountain and thrilling tandem rides down to the beach at Olu Deniz. The pine-clad hills are ideal for scenic walking and hiking, with mountain biking and horse riding also available.Fethiye is an excellent base from which to discover the beauty of the surrounding area, offering a host of boat trips from its busy harbour. Choose from a sunset cruise around the bay, visit the Twelve
Islands, or enjoy a luxurious multi-day trip on a gulet, traditional wooden fishing boat. Other day trips include Kayakoy Ghost Town, Butterfly Valley, Dalyan with its mud baths, Saklikent Gorge, or the charming harbour town of Kalkan.