Crystal clear waters, endless stretches of sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine- Kalkan has all you need for the perfect relaxing holiday! If you’re looking for something a little more active however, Kalkan has plenty to offer too! Here are our top water based activities in Kalkan.



A boat trip is an absolute must do activity in Kalkan and one that suits all ages! Taking a boat trip allows you to explore the coastline around Kalkan, including secret lagoons and near deserted beaches. Many boat tour companies operate in Kalkan with experienced local skippers who know the very best places to bring you. Swim in the azure waters of a sea cave, go snorkelling and explore the marine life of Kalkan or simply relax on a near empty stretch of beach! Best to contact Volume Travel!

Water Skiing or Wake Boarding

Whether you are a complete beginner looking for your first lesson or a seasoned water skier or wake boarder, Kalkan has you covered! These activities are also suitable for children- generally from the age of 6- as well as adults. They’re extremely fun and will leave you feeling exhilarated!

Ringo, Banana or Sofa trips

These inflatable toys may look a little silly but they are tonnes of fun for the whole family! Kids will love being towed about behind the boat and with life jackets provided, it’s completely safe for all ages- plus extremely enjoyable!


Kayaking is a great way to get out on the water and explore the coastline, having fun while keeping active! You can rent kayaks to explore by yourself or go along on a guided kayaking tour, where your tour leader will take you out on the sea for an adventure you won’t forget! Most kayak tours will provide all safety gear such as life jackets and sun cream and include breaks for swimming, lunch or simply relaxing in the sun!

Diving or Snorkelling

The beautiful azure waters surrounding Kalkan make the perfect conditions for snorkelling or diving. Completediving beginners can take lessons while those with more experience can go on guided dive tours, where experience leaders will take them to safe dive spots and allow them explore! Snorkelling is also a great activity, suitable for all age groups. You’ll see all types of marine life, including starfish and, if you’re lucky, even sea turtles! Learn more at

Fishing Tours

Kalkan is great for both deep sea and shallow water fishing! Take a fishing boat tour where the captain will guide you to the best fishing spots. Some tours even offer to cook your freshly caught fish and serve it to you for dinner! This is a great option for the whole family, even if not everyone enjoys fishing. The enthusiasts can fish while the others simply enjoying being out on the water! Expert tip- August is the best time for fishing in Kalkan.

It’s not just for water lovers!

Kalkan may have some of the most beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean but it has so much more to offer too! The surrounding hills are full of walking trails, ranging from easy, half hour strolls to more strenuous hikes- perfect for all levels of ages and abilities and affording stunning views of the countryside, with many ancient ruins nestled in the hillside.