Blue Cruises in Turkey

BODRUM - GÖKOVA BAY CRUISE

An unforgettable holiday experience available only in Turkey.


Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum route is the birth place and the most popular route for blue cruising with gullet yachts exceptionally being organized in Southwestern cost of Turkey.

Arrival: There are regular bus connection to Bodrum from all major cities and towns of Turkey. Bodrum-Milas airport is 35 km away from Bodrum and many flight companies operate scheduled and charter flights to Bodrum in Summer season. From the airport there are also Havas Shuttle services in accordance with each planes' arriving to the domestic lines of Bodrum Milas Airport. (approximately 10 Euro pp). Click here for the shuttle schedule of HAVAS for Bodrum airport. In high season, Bodrum is reached by the sea from Greek Islands of Cos and Rhodes. Daily ferryboat services from/to Cos and Rhodes to Bodrum are available during the summer season.
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Embarking Days: Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays.

Day 1: Bodrum

You can check in to boats after 15:30. Those who came earlier can leave their luggage at our local agent's office until that time. The cruise boats stay in the marina of Bodrum on the first day of the cruise program, therefore the guests can check-in to the boats from early afternoon till late evening, which gives you flexibility with arrival time of your flights or buses, especially useful if you are not staying in a hotel in Bodrum the previous night. Thus, you will also have a chance to discover exciting Bodrum town on the first day. Since you will be on quiet bays and beaches for about one week ahead of you, you can start your vacation by joining crazy night-life of Bodrum on this busy Saturday night.

Day 2: Orak Island - Cökertme
Get ready for an incredible journey. While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. Right after breakfast your boat will depart from Bodrum Marina for Orak Island famous with its sparkling turquoise waters. You will have considerable time for swimming in crystal-clear waters and have your lunch in Orak Island. Before the evening you will sail on to Cokertme for dinner and overnight, where cheerful and friendly local people live. Cokertme is a charming fishing village famous for its hand-made carpets. If the weather conditions are permitting it may be possible to use the sail on the way. Guests are welcome to take a short walk on the shore.

Cokertme: This small hamlet, mentioned in the local folk songs, is an important stopover before or after crossing the Gokova Gulf. Cokertme Bay takes its name from a small village. Cokertme Bay is a sheltered place for spending the night. It is well known by the boatmen mainly because its secluded bays well protected from the wind. Cokertme has a long coastline with forests of pine and olive trees starting right from the coastline. Local restaurants with reasonable prices offer fine food to boat people. At night time, there are even belly dancers entertaining the visitors.

Day 3: Seven Island - Kufre - Long Port - English Harbour
Before breakfast in the early morning, we will cruise to Seven Islands. You will experience another excellent day in the Seven Islands Region. In this region which is full of many small islands and coral reef; it is recommended that you should dive, swim, sleep and rest. Our guests can also enjoy a walk in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven Islands Region will be Kufre Bay. Then we will be anchoring at Uzun Liman (Long Port). Afterwards we will cruise to English Port for dinner and an overnight stay. The name English Port comes from the time of 2nd World War as the ships of British Navy forces used to dock here. In this area, there are so many small and large bays which are suitable and sheltered enough to anchor for the boats.

Day 4: Cleopatra (Sedir Island) Karacasogut
We will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) Island. This unique island with its small beach and unbelievable clear water is like an open-air museum. Then our boat will sail to Karacasogut village for dinner and spend the night there. This lovely village is located at 25 km away from Marmaris. Therefore, it is possible to visit Marmaris via 'dolmus' (mini buses) if you want. We also have an optional tour to Dalyan - Caunos. The guests who want to make a shorter cruise may leave the boat here.

Sedir Island: A rumor has it that, this was the meeting point of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. You can still visit the ruins of a horse shoe shaped antic theatre and other things from Hellenistic and Roman periods. This island boasts an incredible beach with fine sand composed of fossils and a magnificent view of the Kiran Mountains across the bay. Cleopatra's beach of Sedir Island is one of the most beautiful and crowded beach in Turkey. It is also suggested that the fine sand of the beach was brought all the way from Nile river of Egypt. The Sedir (Cedrea) Islands was also a resort area at Roman times, now crowded by people coming mainly from Marmaris. Karacasogut is the most suitable and logical place for anchorage in the area, located 25 kms from Marmaris town. It is one of the spectacular places of south western Anatolian coastline. The area already attracted land developers who built fancy summer villas around the bay.

Day 5: Longoz - Tuzla
Morning swimming will soon become a part of your daily activities. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Longoz Bay; another place which is like paradise, sheltered with huge pine forests. After lunch, you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali Baba's local shed-like cafe. Afterwards the gulet will be anchoring at Tuzla Bay to enjoy a swimming break in the turquoise-blue waters. Dinner and overnight stay at Tuzla.

Day 6: Kargili - Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku)
Cruising to Kargili Bay (Molla Ibrahim Bay) early in the morning. After lunch, we will be anchoring at Kisebuku. You will see the Byzantine' ruins. We will spend the night in this lovely bay.

Day 7: Pabuc Burnu - Yalıciftlik - Bodrum
We will sail to Pabucburnu after breakfast and enjoy lunch here. Tea will be served in Yalıçiftlik Bay. An optional village tour can be arranged from this bay for those guests wishing to experience local life. Then our boat will be cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last day's dinner and overnight stay. Those who need to depart earlier, may check out in the evening from Bodrum

Day 8: Goodbye
Guests will leave the boat by 10:30 after your last breakfast on board.

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2016 Summer Prices (Full Board- Per Week)

Weekly prices in Euros between below dates (person in double cabin)

Beginning Days: 
 Saturday, Sunday and Mondays
 

PRICE PERIODS
Prices in between below dates

Per person in a double cabin
(twin beds are not guaranteed)

Private cabin for single use
(cabin share is not guaranteed)

April 23rd – May 20th
October 01st – 21st
240 Euro pp 390 Euro pp
May 21st – June 10th
Sept. 17th – 30th
300 Euro pp 480 Euro pp
June 11th – July 01st 345 Euro pp 550 Euro pp
July 02nd – 29th
August 27th - Sept 16th
415 Euro pp 670 Euro pp
July 30th - August 26th 520 Euro pp 830 Euro pp


Single supplement: Double per person + % 55
Attention: Cabin share for single participants and separate beds in double rooms are not guaranteed

Prices include:
* All services, harbor taxes and yacht insurance*
* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the cruise period*
* Basic snorkeling and fishing equipments and board games*
* 7 nights accommodation in private cabins with en-suite bath/WC*
* Towels and bed sheets, but still bring personal towels and swimming materials*

Prices do not include.
* Personal travel insurance.
* Airport and hotel transfers from/to boats.
* Optional excursions at some stopover places which may be recommended by boat staffs.
* Drinks are not included but available at the boat with very reasonable prices.
* Various surcharges in case of credit card payments ( Visa, Master, and Amex)
 

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Payment and Reservation
How to book: We will request 15-30% of the total tour price for guaranteed reservations. We will send you a detailed reservation contract by e-mail after all details are confirmed mutually.

Please note these:
This blue cruise starts regularly only on mentioned days. Private version of the same or similar route can be organized starting any day for private groups if requested. Private charter cruises can also be shorter or longer than 7 nights, if required.
This cruise is classified as cabin charter and the boats are standard quality (no air-condition). Private charter version of the same or similar route can be organized with standard, deluxe or superior quality boats if requested by private groups.
There may be small changes with the cruise route. This is the most common route for this destination but the captain can make some minor changes with the route due to weather conditions.

Click here for more information about blue cruises and gullet boats.
Click here for the map of the blue voyage routes in Turkey
Click here for other daily tours in Bodrum
 

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OTHER BLUE CRUISES
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A complete list of cruises we offer in Turkey


Marmaris - Fethiye - Marmaris (7 Nights)
Average Price: 240-520 Euro per person per week in double cabins; including tax, accommodation on gullet boats with en suite baths, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments.


Antalya - Kekova - Antalya (7 Nights)
Average Price: 240-520 Euro per person per week in double cabins; including tax, accommodation on gullet boats with en suite baths, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments. .


Fethiye - Kekova - Fethiye (7 Nights)
Average Price: 240-520 Euro per person per week in double cabins; including tax, accommodation on gullet boats with en suite baths, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments. .


Bodrum - Gokova - Bodrum (7 Nights)
Average Price: 240-520 Euro per person per week in double cabins; including tax, accommodation on gullet boats with en suite baths, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments. .


Bodrum - Hisaronu Deluxe Cruise (7 Nights - Air-Conditioned)
Average Price: 570-750 Euro per person per week including tax, accommodation on air-conditioned luxury gullet boats with en suite baths, high standard breakfast, lunch and dinner


Fethiye - Olimpos (Antalya) (4 Days 3 Nights)
Average Price: 190-300 Euro per person in double cabins. This is a budget mini-cruise including tax, accommodation on gullet boats, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments


Bodrum - Greek Islands (7 Nights & Air Conditioned)
Average Price: 500-800 Euro per person per week; including tax, custom charges, accommodation on gullet boats, breakfast, lunch, dinner, board games and basic snorkeling equipments


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Book your private boat and cruise in any destination and time. From recommended variety of boat options you may select the one which fits to your budget and/or expectations.


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