Turkey: For the Adrenaline Junkie

Enjoy adventures galore — dive, climb and soar!

If you have ever been to Turkey, you will agree that it could easily be mistaken for a small continent owing to its rich diversity. Both culturally and geographically. Blessed with majestic mountains and valleys, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and grottoes. Turkey is slowly realising its potential and turning into an adrenalin junkies’ paradise.


No matter what time of the year you are planning a visit. No matter which part of the country you want to discover. Make sure to let loose. And let adventure guide you through its diversity.

Adventure in Turkey: Water

The azure waters of the Mediterranean, the Aegean, the Black Sea, and the Sea of Marmara surround Turkey to the south, west and north. Over 8,333 kilometres of coastline along the four seas. It is a treasure chest of coves, inlets, bays and beaches. A paradise for yachtsmen to choose a different and private anchorage each night.


For lovers of active life: Sailing in clear waters provides great opportunities. There’s swimming, fishing, skiing, surfing and diving. It also allows you to experience a truly enriching cultural exchange with the hospitable and gracious people of the coastal villages and towns. 

During the warmer months from April to November, underwater diving is a popular sport. where you can see underwater caverns and sunken ships. There are scuba diving schools throughout the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. Choose from the diving centres of Kas, Kemer, Bodrum, and Saro. Marmaris, Fethiye, Kas and Antalya – also provide great facilities.

Adventure in Turkey: Mountains

If water isn’t your territory, Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sports activities like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. It presents mountain lovers with an incredible variety of climbing opportunities that are sure to satisfy the most demanding hikers and climbers. Mountains come in all sizes. Geo-morphological and tectonic structures and boast abundant wildlife and forests teeming with diverse flora and fauna. Some of the best winter sports are offered at climbing sites such as Agri-Mount Ararat, Kayseri-Mount-Erciyes, and Rize Kacker Mountain Range.


For those looking to try something different, Turkey has approximately 40,000 caves and caverns to explore from the Caverns of Antalya to the Caves of Zongulduk through a unique sport known as spelunking.

Adventure in Turkey: Sky

Finally, if you are tired of life on land, try the many air sports that Turkey has to offer. Hang gliding, parachuting, plane gliding, and Paragliding are popular and can be safely carried out in the stable summer weather of Turkey from well-known flight zones of Ölüdeniz (Babadağ) and Denizli (Pamukkale) and falling zones of Ankara, İnönü and Efes.


Excited already? Wait till you get there, only to come back soaked in adventure and with countless interesting stories.

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