There are many excursions available in Kusadasi for either a full or half day, whether you like historical places, lazy days at sea, or action packed adventures – there is something to suit everyone.
For those that seek adventure – the jeep safari, horse safari and quad safari are for you. Explore the mountain roads and deserted beaches, drive over sand dunes and swim with the horses in the sea. Lunch and transportation to and from your hotel are usually included in the price.
For a more relaxed day out and an excursion in Kusadasi which more a less every holiday maker does at least once, is the boat trip. On the boat trip you can explore Kusadasi from the water, discover different bays, swim in deserted coves and enjoy a nice lunch onboard the gullet.
The excursion to a hamam, otherwise known as a Turkish Bath, is a way to relax and learn about the Turkish culture at the same time. Enjoy getting massaged and washed down by someone else as they cover you in soap suds and exfoliate your skin. This is better to do at the beginning of your holiday to make sure that your skin is prepared for a deeper tan.
An excursion that is popular with kids and adults alike is a trip to one of the 3 aquaparks. Adaland, located just outside Kusadasi, is the biggest waterpark in Europe as well as being listed in the top 10 waterparks in the world. There are slides, rafting, jacuzzis, wave pools, ocean pool, trampolines, and bars. The daily capacity if 5000 so it’s better to get in early. As well as an Aquapark, Adaland also a Dolphin Park and a Seapark where you can swim with dolphins, cage dive with sharks or feed stingrays.
For a day away from the hustle and bustle of Kusadasi a day trip to Sirince would be the perfect way to step back in time. Walk around the old Greek Village, have a look around old churches, enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch or simply spend your time sampling the homemade fruit wines, the choices are endless.
If you are into history then you won’t be disappointed with the historical excursions available from Kusadasi. Just outside Kusadasi you’ll find the ancient city of Ephesus, the Virgin Mary House, the Temple of Artemis and the Basilica of St. John. There are also day excursions available to Aphrodisias and Priene-Miletos-Didyma.