It is a route where you can enjoy the unique bays between Göcek and Marmaris. This route is recommended for people who have made long route boat trips at least 2 times. There is a strait crossing on this route. It is necessary to make long trips between the bays to be accommodated.

 

GÖCEK 

COORDINATES 36°45’11.00″ N – 28°56’8.00″ E

Göcek town is in the northern corner. Town settlements lie at the foot of Toros Mountains.Göcek has become one the most attractive boating spots in Turkey. Most provisions are available in the town. Entry-exit formalities can be carried out.

There are several areas to anchor in Göcek harbour, off the piers and there are no obstacles in the fairway on approaching the port zone. Boats can be anchored off and swing in the port zone. Care is needed for the shallow patches at the head of a stream, coming out between Municipality Marina and Port Göcek Marina. Port zone is always loaded with boats, they constantly churn in and out. Keep a close watch on your anchoring position and check the swing room to avoid to be on the cruise line.

KAPI CREEK – KAPI (Kale) BAY

COORDINATES 36°38’25”N- 28°51’19”E

This creek looks like a pool. The bottom is thick weed. Boats drop anchor in 10-15m off the south or west sides and take a line ashore.The prevailing wind blows from the strait and causes swell, but it has a welcome cooling effect in summer. A restaurant stands among the olive trees, to starboard as you enter. A wooden pier of the restaurant offers berthing capacity up to 25 boats.

GEMILER ISLAND

COORDINATES  36°33’20.00″ N – 29°4’4.00″ E

The prettiest anchorage on the north of Gemiler Island. There are good depths along the shoreline accross the island. The bottom is weed-sand-rock. You can anchor drop anchor and take a line ashore. Care is needed when dropping the hook. Ease your chain line as much as possible. To rig a trip line on your anchor will be safe and it will make it mush easier to raise.These anchorages are very crowded in summer. Excursion boats constantly churn in and out of the bay. It is better to arrive in late afternoon and leave before noon time the next day.

KARACAÖREN BAY

COORDINATES 36°32’27.64″ N – 29°3’10.42″ E

This bay lies on W of Karacaören Island where numerous Byzantine ruins are seen on the island. There are sea-level rocks and reefs in the passage. The passage between these rocks and Karacaören Island is free of obstruction. keep close to the island side.Prevailing winds have little effect in the bay and swell from the southerlies is relatively light. Drop your anchor in 10-15m to the sandy bottom and take a line ashore.

TERSANE BAY

COORDINATES 36°40’31.79″ N – 28°54’54.69″ E

Tersane Adası is the largest island in Göcek Bay. The bay on NW affords all-round shelter. The entrance of the bay is not easily identified from a distance. The entrance lies between two steep slopes. There is good depth in the strait, mostly 20m and the depths drop 5-10m in the cove.The bottom is sand-weed. The bottom gradually shelves to shore, and ends in a pool. Care is needed at night. It gets swell from the strait. Ease your chain as much as possible. The northern and southern corners are adequate anchorages to be tucked up with a line ashore.Tersane Koyu is a winter port, providing all-round shelter. The settings are attractive.There is a pretty restaurant and a quay where berthing is available up to 15 boats. There are laid moorings tailed on quay. This anchorage gets crowded by excursion boats by noon time, but it is calm and quite at night. It is better to arrive in late and leave before noon the next day.

HAMAM BAY

COORDINATES 36°38’45”N – 28°51’75”E

A demolished bath lends a special atmosphere to this cove. According to legend, it was built by the ruler of the ancient settlements on the slope. The eastern shore is deep. Gulets anchor in 20m and take a line ashore.This cove gets crowded by tripper boats and they constantly churn in and out.  The western side is the best to be tucked up. The settings are very attractive. If you climb the hill, you can see Port Gökgemile and open sea.

TURUNÇ PINARI BAY

COORDINATES 36°36’52.00″ N – 29°3’15.00″ E

Turunç Pınarı is on SE corner of Point; Şahin Burnu on E shore of the Gulf Fethiye. Pine trees line the shore. There is clear turquoise water, and ends in a sandy beach.A cozy restaurant is hidden under attractive surroundings. There is a pier of the restaurant with berthing capacity up to 15 boats.There are laid moorings tailed on pier. Water is available and some provisions can be found from the restaurant.There is tasty spring water under a walnut tree on the hillside.The western shoreline provides good shelter from the prevailing wind. Boats drop anchor off the beach in 20-25m and take a line ashore. Ease your chain longer, but keep some distance off the shore. There are sea-level rocks in the vicinity, but they are easily spotted.