BODRUM BLUE CRUISES
Gay & Lesbian Friendly Blue Cruises from Bodrum, Turkey
Gay friendly gullet cruises from
Bodrum by gay-owned travel agency. Private charter
version of the same cruises can be organized with
standard or deluxe boats
Embarking Days: Saturdays only
1st Day - Embarking and Overnight in Bodrum
Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum blue voyage route is the birth place and still the most popular route for blue cruising with gullet yachts which are exclusively being organized in Southwestern cost of Turkey. Bodrum is one of the most gay friendly destinations in Turkey and the route is especially recommended to our gay and lesbian clients.
Guests can check in to the boats after 15:30. The boat will stay in Bodrum on the first night of the cruise program, therefore the guests can check-in to the boats until late hours of the 1st day's evening. After embarking, you can go out to discover colorful night life of Bodrum on the first day.
2nd Day - Orak Island - Cokertme
Get ready for an incredible journey. While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. Right after breakfast your boat will depart from Bodrum Marina for Orak Island famous with its sparkling turquoise waters. You will have considerable time for swimming in crystal-clear waters and have your lunch in Orak Island. Before the evening you will sail on to Cokertme for dinner and overnight, where cheerful and friendly local people live. Cokertme is a charming fishing village famous for its hand-made carpets. If the weather conditions are permitting it may be possible to use the sail on the way. Guests are welcome to take a short walk on the shore.
3rd Day - Seven Island - Kufre - Long Port - English Harbour
Before breakfast in the early morning, we will cruise to Seven Islands. You will experience another excellent day in the Seven Islands Region. In this region which is full of many small islands and coral reef; it is recommended that you should dive, swim, sleep and rest. Our guests can also enjoy a walk in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven Islands Region will be Kufre Bay. Then we will be anchoring at Uzun Liman (Long Port). Afterwards we will cruise to English Port for dinner and an overnight stay. The name English Port comes from the time of 2nd World War as the ships of British Navy forces used to dock here. In this area, there are so many small and large bays which are suitable and sheltered enough to anchor for the boats.
4th Day - Cleopatra (Sedir Island) Karacasogut
We will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) Island. This unique island with its small beach and unbelievable clear water is like an open-air museum. Then our boat will sail to Karacasogut village for dinner and spend the night there. This lovely village is located at 25 km away from Marmaris. Therefore, it is possible to visit Marmaris via 'dolmus' (mini buses) if you want. We also have an optional tour to Dalyan - Caunos. The guests who want to make a shorter cruise may leave the boat here.
5th Day - Longoz - Tuzla
Morning swimming will soon become a part of your daily activities. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Longoz Bay; another place which is like paradise, sheltered with huge pine forests. After lunch, you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali Baba's local shed-like cafe. Afterwards the gulet will be anchoring at Tuzla Bay to enjoy a swimming break in the turquoise-blue waters. Dinner and overnight stay at Tuzla.
6th Day - Kargili - Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku)
Cruising to Kargili Bay (Molla Ibrahim Bay) early in the morning. After lunch, we will be anchoring at Kisebuku. You will see the Byzantine' ruins. We will spend the night in this lovely bay.
7th Day - Pabuc Burnu - Yaliciftlik - Bodrum
We will sail to Pabucburnu after breakfast and enjoy lunch here. Tea will be served in Yaliciftlik Bay. An optional village tour can be arranged from this bay for those guests wishing to experience local life. Then our boat will be cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last day's dinner and overnight stay. Those who need to depart earlier, may check out in Bodrum, if they like.
8th Day - Goodbye !
The guests will leave the boat with precious memories by 10:30 after breakfast.
2018 RATES AND DEPARTURES DATES
AIR CONDITIONED BOATS
Embarking Days: Saturdays only.
First departure on April 28th / Last departure on October 13th, 2018
Double Per Person
(Single supplement: % 60)
April 28th - May 18th
October 06th - 19th
|255 Euro pp|
May 19th - June 8th
Sept 22nd- Oct 05th
|320 Euro pp|
|September 01st - 21st||370 Euro pp|
|June 09th - August 03rd||450 Euro pp|
|August 04th - 31st||530 Euro pp|
twin (separate) beds are not guaranteed. Cabin share is
also not guaranteed for single participants. They need
to book a private cabin and pay the corresponding price
Single supplement: % 60
What is included ?
All services, harbor taxes and yacht insurance.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the cruise period.
Basic snorkeling and fishing equipments and board games.
Cabin charter accommodation - in private cabins with bath & WC
Clean bath towels and bed linings etc. Please bring your own swimming towels.
Items not includes in the prices:
Any transfers from/to the boats.
Optional tours, museum visits along the way.
Drinks. Alcoholic & none-alcoholic drinks are sold at the boat with affordable rates
Various surcharges with credit card and online payments to be informed in advance..
Depending on season we will request some 20-25% of the total price in advance to complete reservation. Remaining payment can be made sometime before / during check in to the boats. Payments can be made online, by various major credit cards or in cash.
This is not an exclusively gay cruise. Potential of gay tourism in Turkey is not so big for frequent gay cruises, unfortunately. We organize this cruise in cooperation with other non-gay boat operators or boat owners, but we choose the gay friendly ones as much as possible. Therefore it is a coincidence if there will be other gay or lesbian clients joining the same cruise, same day with you. Other participants comes from various travel agencies and are mostly western tourists.
Gullet boat cabins mostly have only 1 double bed and twin (separate) beds are not guaranteed. Cabin share is also not guaranteed for single participants. If you join as single person you need to book a private cabin and pay the single supplement.
The boats are standard quality and the cruise is classified as cabin charter. The cabins will have en suite bath/WC. Private charter version of same cruise can be organized with standard or deluxe boats if requested. Similar rates can be offered for private groups consisting of some 14-16 people.
There may be changes with the cruise route. The captain can make some minor changes with the route / order of visits due to wind & weather conditions, harbor regulations and unexpected technical problems.
What you should bring: Bed linens and sufficient bath towels are provided but still we still recommend you to bring your own extra towels as well as swimming and sun bathing materials, a couple of slippers, walking shoes, a pullover and maybe a wind-breaker for windy nights.
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