Due to its highly favourable geographical location on the border between Europe and Asia, Turkey has good connections with different parts of the world and attracts tourists from all over the world. Some stop by for exciting adventure sports, while others visit on a relaxing holiday. Read on to get a glimpse of Turkey's various alternative extreme sports. The region is redefining this concept by inviting visitors to immerse themselves in unique activities that are an integral part of their lives.  

 

1. Cappadocia hot air balloon, Turkey

Let's be blown into the air! The literal heartbeat in a hot-air balloon is certainly a life experience. It is one of Turkey's best and most exciting adventure sports and also provides a perfect bird's eye view of the city. While you can see the "Fairy Chimney" in the Cappadocia region of central Turkey, you have the opportunity to enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the tall limestone towers. It's an ideal romantic experience for couples and an adrenaline rush for young travellers.

Time required: The flight time is typically 2 per hour.

 

2. Diving

The presence of great waters and government support policies are driving the emergence of exciting adventure sports in Turkey. When both tourists and locals enjoy the best adventure sports activities in Turkey, diving ranks high among all notable adventure sports. There are several diving spots on the 200km long coast between Tekirova and Alaniya. The area is rich in caves, canyons, walls and debris, making it a unique platform for diving and water sports activities. Another unique feature of this area is the presence of many well-planned diving schools for different levels of diving, from beginners to professionals, to improve their skills.

Best time to dive in Turkey: The diving season in Turkey is usually from April to November. Vacationers can try a trial dive in the hotel pool before experiencing the real thrill of diving. Please note: A certified safety instructor will ensure the safety of your diver. This sport is not recommended for children under the age of 12 or for people with heart disease.

 

3. Wild water rafting

Talking about Turkey's Alaniya coastline, tourists can spend unforgettable moments together while practising white water rafting and many other water sports there. Whitewater rafting is one of Turkey's most extreme adventure sports and offers an exhilarating experience. The Kopururu and Antalya, or a short distance away, the Dalaman River provide an exciting water rafting sports location created for tourists. Experienced professional rafters guarantee more security. A bold flight through the canyons and valleys of the Taurus Mountains is a must-see experience.

Precautions to take: Given the risks associated with this type of adventure, the government has put strict regulations on the safety of rafters. Children under the age of 15 and those with back problems are advised to stay away from these adventurous activities.

 

4. Water and Jeep Safari

A truly new form of adventure sport that attracts both tourists and tour operators, water and jeep safari. Located between the Mediterranean coast and the Aegean Sea, the resort is a popular spot for jet skiing, parasailing and banana riding. If you don't like water, go for a jeep safari in the Sacrikent Valley. Jeep Safari guides tourists through most of the fascinating canyons, ancient ruins and hills. You can take a natural mud bath while exploring the Turkish beaches.

 

5. Windsurfing and kiteboarding 

If adventure sports are a top priority in Turkey this summer, it's best to dive into windsurfing and kiteboarding. Turkey's Gokoba Bay is a paradise for kiteboarding activities due to its excellent weather conditions, 3 km long surfing trails and shallow waters. Flying adrenaline fuel through the sky is a must for your bucket list. The Turkish coast along the Aegean Sea is ideal for windsurfing due to its bays and islands. Several schools teaching this sport have transformed the Aracati region into hip-hop and hip-summer destinations for travelers. Duration: Depends on the operator selected when booking the activity. 44474. Paraglider The perfect adventure sport for adrenaline addicts! Tandem paragliders are the focus of sports in the region of Ordeniz Beach, Turkey. This quiet town on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey is home to the bedrock of the Blue Lagoon, famous for paragliding. In the summer, night owls from all over the world gather here to enjoy one of Turkey's best adventure sports activities. Driving through the beautiful mountains and fascinating views of the Blue Lagoon is a great premonition of what will continue when you are tied to a parachute with your pilot. Get ready for everyone's experience! Visit time: October-November

 

6. Climbing

Places such as Antalya and Aradaglar National Park have become Turkey's most popular mountaineering spots. The nature of the country's mountainous regions offers a great opportunity to build new routes through the mountains. Tourists can choose from four climbing spots: Geyikbayiri, Feslekan Yayla, Citdibi and Akyarlar. Check with the local tour operator who is best for you in terms of distance and transportation.

 

7. Sea kayaking

Another outdoor adventure sport in Turkey is kayaking in Antalya. Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, with ideal sea and weather conditions, provide the perfect backdrop for paddling and sea kayaking. Travel through the times and great civilizations while immersing yourself in this adventurous activity and experiencing calm coastal waters and gentle breeze. No prior knowledge required.

 

8. Horse Safari and Mountain Biking

Fairy chimneys, strange heritage and culture, flimsy lime coils, and some wonders welcome tourists to the Cappadocia region of central Turkey. Strange lunar eclipses and cave towns are associated with the area, but they are also famous for their exciting outdoor activities and sports such as horse safari. The steep plains of the region offer a great opportunity to try horseback riding. Or experience the thrill of a motorcycle on rugged terrain and winding mountain roads.

 

9. Caving or Potholing

This is one of Turkey's relatively laid-back yet exhilarating top adventure sports. It's like an expedition exploring the interior of the Earth, searching for underground cavities with special equipment. Turkey is famous for this outdoor activity because of its many caves and caves. It's best to enjoy it in small groups or travel teams.


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