Guide to the Tünektepe Teleferik (Cable Car) in Antalya, Turkey: Access and Tips

Last Updated by Ezgi on June 30, 2021
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Antalya has a unique geography with lovely nature, majestic mountains, and a magnificent sea. Tünektepe is a beautiful hill terrace at 618 meters (2009 feet) above sea level, where the Bey Mountains meet the Mediterranean Sea. 

One of the best ways to observe Antalya from a high spot is to get a ride on the Tünektepe Cable Car called the Tünektepe Teleferik in Turkish. You should definitely add Tünektepe to your route as it's the best attraction in Antalya. You will see a spectacular view of Antalya and get fresh air with the scent pine trees, all while being able to take amazing pictures of the skyline.

In this article, you will find all the important information about the famous Tünektepe Cable Car.

What Can I Do at Tünektepe?

As you ascend with the Tünektepe Cable Car, you will discover an unbeatable view of the horizon of Antalya.

The cable car travels 1,706 meters in about 9 minutes to the top at Tünektepe, about 605 meters above sea level. It has 36 cabins that can hold 8 people each and it can easily carry 1,200 people per hour. 

You can find restaurants and cafes at the top. Since the restaurants here are affiliated with the Municipality of Antalya, the prices are quite affordable. Bringing food from outside is not allowed.

There is a playground for children at the upper station. You can enjoy a detailed panoramic view with the coin operated binoculars.

It's better to call before you go on rainy days, since the cable car might not be operational due to bad weather conditions.

Entrance, Tickets, and Tours

Tünektepe Cable car is free for children under 6. In 2020, the price per person over 6 years old is 20 TL. 

You can use your AntalyaKart, which is also used for urban transportation, for the cable car.

  • Entrance : The facility is closed on Mondays. It's opening hours are between 10:00 and 18:00.
  • Tickets : It's possible to get tickets on site. The AntalyaKart can be used instead of tickets. Get more information about the AntalyaKart.
  • Tip: To book amusement parks, museums, and tour tickets in advance of your trip to the Antalya region, don't hesitate to check out the deals in our official shop.

How to Get to the Cable Car

The cable car begins at the Sarısu station on Konyaalti Beach.

Bus: Bus lines KL08, MF40, 70, 71, 76, 08, and 06 pass near the Sarısu station at the bottom.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

When is the best time to visit Tünektepe?

Tünektepe gets more visitors on the weekends. Since it's less busy on weekdays, you will have the chance to enjoy a calmer atmosphere and you may get only two people in the cabin. 

How much does a ticket for the Tünektepe Cable Car cost?

In 2020, the price per person over 6 years old is 20 TL.

How can I get to the Tünektepe Cable Car?

The cable car begins at the Sarısu station on Konyaalti Beach.

Bus: Bus lines KL08, MF40, 70, 71, 76, 08, and 06 pass near the Sarısu station at the bottom.

What can I do at Tünektepe?

When you reach Tünektepe with the steep cable car line, a magnificent view awaits you. You can find restaurants and cafes located at the top. 

The History of the Tünektepe Cable Car

The cable car project was initiated in 2013 as a project to connect Tünektepe, the coastal hill overlooking the city of Antalya, with the Sarısu Neighborhood on the edge of the Konyaaltı district. This project cost 14 million Turkish Lira.

Contact 

  • Address : Liman Mahallesi Konyaaltı-Antalya
  • Opening Hours : The facility is closed on Mondays. It can be visited between 10:00 and 18:00.
  • Public Transport : Bus lines KL08, MF40, 70, 71, 76, 08, and 06 

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