Excursions

Information about excursions is subject to change depending on the participants number.

 

Kadıini Cave

Kadıini is mostly fossile cave with the a small river runs at the lowest part. At the end of the cave thru a squeeze, one can reach the active part the cave and meet the river. According to written sources, The entrance of the cave has been used as necropole since 4000 BC. Lately, the museum of Antalya archeologists collected numerous bones and pottery. Also cave has beautiful formations and rich in fauna. A

After visiting the cave, a trip will be made to Alanya Archeology Museum to see the collections of Kadıini cave.

  • Location of the cave: Alanya within city limits
  • Duration of the trip: Full day, 8:30 am bus leaves.
  • Cave: Horizontal cave mainly but lot of ascending and descending w/o equipment.
  • Equipment: Helmet, cave combinezons, light
  • Total: 20 cavers
  • Good for Photography
  • Trip Fees: 16€

Kocain Cave

Just about north of Antalya, almost within the vicinity of the city, Kocain is a cave which had the sith biggest chamber in the world back 1990’s. The chamber also contains huge staglamites (15-20 meters high) and water cistern dating to Roman period is making, this cave, very interesting to visit.

  • Location of the cave: Antalya within city limits (requires 2 hour walk to reach the entrance)
  • Duration of the trip: Half a day, 11:00 am bus leaves.
  • Cave: Horizontal cave.
  • Equipment: Helmet, cave combinezons, light
  • Total: 20 cavers
  • Good for Photography
  • Trip Fees: 10€

Kilise Sinkhole (Cave)

Kilise sinkhole is an vertical cave within the city limits of Antalya. Kilise cave is a sinkhole totaly formed in travertine rock. Total depth is about 100 meters with longest pit, 60 meters.

  • Location of the cave: Antalya within city limits
  • Duration of the trip: Half a day, 11:00 am bus leaves.
  • Cave: Vertical cave and SRT experience is needed.
  • Equipment: Helmet, SRT set cave combinezons, light
  • Total: 6 cavers
  • Trip Fees: 8€

Karain Cave

It is an horizontal cave with prehistoric settlement inside with a cute little museum at the entrance. Excavations has been done and scientific findings have been presented where one can find it as a summary at the museum.

  • Location of the cave: Antalya within city limits
  • Duration of the trip: Half a day, 13:00 pm bus leaves.
  • Cave: Horizontal cave
  • Equipment: May be helmet
  • Total: 20 cavers
  • Trip Fees: 10€

Altınbeşik Cave

It is located close to Ibradi, Antalya. Altınbeşik cave is a partially horizontal cave with a beautiful lake at the entrance. It is about 5,5 km long. After one passes the lake, you come to a 40 meter wall with beautiful travertine formations. After the climb, cave continues about 1 km with pristine lakes and halted with a siphone.

  • Location of the cave: Ibradi, Antalya
  • Duration of the trip: A day, 7:00 am bus leaves.
  • Cave: Horizontal, vertical cave
  • Equipment: SRT equipment, cave combinezons/wetsuit to pass the upper gallery lakes, helmet and light.
  • Total: 12 cavers
  • Good for Photography
  • Trip Fees: 20€

Bucakalan Cave

Bucakalan cave is situated near Akseki and got its name from the village, bucakalan. This cave with small entrance, has the second largest single drop in Turkey with 305 m. It has beautiful formations and a big chamber at -280 meters and you can give a break to your descend by swinging to this chamber.

  • Location of the cave: Akseki, Antalya
  • Duration of the trip: A day, 7:00 am bus leaves.
  • Cave: Vertical cave
  • Experience: Very good experience of SRT techniques with physical stamina
  • Equipment: SRT equipment, cave combinezons, helmet and light.
  • Total: 6 cavers
  • Trip Fees: 20€