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 settle

ments 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 obstucles in the fairway on approaching to 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 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.

 

 

EKINCIK PORT

COORDINATES 36°49’5.82″ N – 28°33’25.90″ E

Ekincik Bay is on the north shore of Port Köyceğiz.  The shore line is a sandy beach. The anchorage on the north of the pier is adequate to be tucked up. Boats can be anchored off in 5-10m. The bottom is sand-weed. It affords sheltering from the northerlies.There is a long pier on NW corner.Water and electricty connections are available. A fee is charged. Provisions are available from the grocery shops in the village.Fuel can be supplied from truck-tanker, it comes from Koycegiz (35 km). The SE corner of the bay, Mine Pier Bay; provides adequate shelter. Boats anchor in the S and take a line ashore.  A wooden pier on the east, belongs to a restaurant. There are laid moorings tailed on pier. Water and electricty connections are available. 

 

BOZBURUN PORT

COORDINATES 36°41’27.27″ N – 28°2’33.27″ E

Bozburun is an important center and famous in the region for boat building. Quays surround the port. There are no laid moorings. Pay attention while easing your chain. Anchors are often tangled between craft lying on opposite quays. An attendant will come and help you to tie up.The municipality manages the port.(+90 252 456 22 66) Water and electricity connections are available. A fee is charged. Fuel is obtained from truck-tanker. All provisions are found in the markets. The anchorage on the eastern shore off the port is an attractive place for berthing. There are considerable depths at the head. 

SERÇE PORT

COORDINATES 36°34’42.30″ N – 28°2’50.85″ E

Serçe Limanı lies 1.2 M on NE of Çatal Adaları. The narrow entrance (135m) of this bay between two high humped points, can not be identified from a distance. As you get closer, you can pick out the passage between steep points against the mainland behind it. Care is needed at the entry, there are reefs off the western point, extending out for about 10m. The water in the bay is deep; 40 m at the entrance and 30m in the inlet.There are two ancorages in the bay. After the entrance, the bay indents to the north and narrows-this part is called Serçe Limanı. The southern corner is Akça Limanı. The water shelves to shore on the north, dropping 10m depth in the middle. Local fishing boats occupy the shores on the west. Watch out floating laid moorings of the restaurant, which can be use if you can find one free. The bottom affords good holding and you can anchor off with a line ashore.There is a restaurant and a buffet among the trees. You can get some limited provisions. The anchorage on the south is wider. There are sufficient depths for anchoring. Drop the hook in 5-8 m with a line ashore. Akça Bay, ends in a shingle beach, and there is a restaurant ashore. There are floating moorings of the restaurant.

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.