Guide to Göynük Canyon in Kemer: Access, Hiking Trails, and Tips for Tourists

Last Updated by Gizem on August 9, 2021
Goynok Canyon in Kemer in Turkey

The Antalya region offers many breathtaking canyons for boat excursions or hiking activities, like Green Canyon, Sapadere Canyon, and Göynük Canyon. 

With its natural beauty, Göynük Canyon in Kemer is a popular destination for hiking and canyoning in Antalya. It's perfect for beginners and seasoned hikers and offers great natural scenery to explore.

In this article, you will find all the important information you need for your trip to Göynük Canyon in Antalya, including what to expect during your visit it, attractions in the area, helpful information on entrance fees, and how to get there.

What Can I Do in Göynük Canyon in Kemer?

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Göynük Canyon will impress you with a wild river flowing through idyllic nature, picturesque waterfalls, and a remarkable canyon.

The canyon is a kind of adventure park and offers several varied activities nearby. These include rafting, canyoning safari tours, paintball, and guided walking tours for a canyoning adventure.

If you want even more thrills, you can take a ride on the zipline, which is 40 meters above the ground.

However, it is also possible to explore an approximately 3 kilometer long trail in Göynük Canyon on your own.

The Hiking Trail in Göynük Canyon

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A hiking trail leads along a gravel path to the end of the valley and into the canyon. You will be accompanied by the sound of the river, pine forests, and the song of the wind. It is not uncommon to see salamanders here.

In addition to like-minded hikers who have set out for Göynük Canyon, you might also meet groups of hikers hiking the 510-meter Lycian Way along the mountains of the Lycian Coast.

After about one kilometer, you reach the highest point and also one of the most beautiful viewpoints on Göynük Hiking Trail. You will recognize it by a wooden fountain right in front. The fountain offers fresh spring water. The bench next to it is a good place for a break with a stunning view of the river.

Next, there is a 2-kilometer trail that goes over a rather steep slope, leading to the canyon.

The end of the hiking trail is marked by a cabin that stands by a picturesque lake. With guided hiking tours and appropriate equipment, the canyon itself can also approached from here.

All other hikers can now take a well-deserved break at the lake. The crystal clear and ice cold water is a welcome refreshment on hot days. Snacks and beverages are sold at the cabin during the season.

Restaurant in Göynük Canyon

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At the entrance of Göynük Canyon, you'll come across a rustic restaurant with plenty of seating right on the lake.

This is a great place to rest after the excursion and to regain your strength with typical Turkish barbecue dishes and snacks.

Attractions Close to Göynük Canyon

You can combine the day trip to Göynük with various other attractions.

  • We recommend a trip to the ancient city of Olympos near Çiralı, where you can admire ruins from ancient times and visit the idyllic Olympos Beach.
  • In the immediate vicinity, in Kemer, there is Dinopark amusement park and the authentic Yörük Park, dedicated to the history of the nomadic Yörük people.
  • A ride on the Tahtalı Teleferik Cable car takes you to the 2,500 meter high Tahtalı Mountain with breathtaking views.
Goynük Canyon in Antalya in Turkey by Thomas

Entrance, Tickets, and Tours

  • Entrance: Entrance fees are charged to enter Göynük Canyon.
  • Tickets: Tickets are available at the ticket office on site.
  • Tours: You can book canyoning tours and zipline adventures in Göynük Canyon here.
  • 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.
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How to Get to Göynük Canyon

Göynük Canyon is located in the town of Göynük in the Kemer district of the Antalya Province.

The easiest way to get there is by rental car. The D-400 highway towards Finike leads from Antalya to Göynük Canyon. Take the signposted exit to "Göynük-Beldibi", not far from the bridge. There is parking at the entrance of the canyon.

Traveling by public transport is not highly recommended due to limited departure times. There are buses from Göynük municipality to Göynük Canyon once an hour.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What are the opening hours at Göynük Canyon?

You can visit Göynük Canyon daily from 09:00 to 18:30.

How much is the entrance fee to Göynük Canyon?

The entrance fee to Göynük Canyon is currently 8 TL.

Where is Göynük Canyon?

Göynük Canyon is situated in the village of Göynük in the Kemer district of the Antalya province.

How do I get to Göynük Canyon?

The easiest way to get there is by rental car. The D-400 highway towards Finike leads from Antalya to Göynük Canyon. Take the signposted exit to "Göynük-Beldibi", not far from the bridge. There is parking at the entrance of the canyon.

Traveling by public transport is not highly recommended due to limited departure times. There are buses from Göynük municipality to Göynük Canyon once an hour.

Contact

  • Address: Göynük Canyon, Beldibi Mahallesi, Çomaklar Mevkii, No:73 Göynük Kanyonu, 07982 Kemer/Antalya
  • Opening Hours: For the lastest information about opening hours, please consult the official website. 
  • Public Transport: Buses depart from Göynük municipality to Göynük Canyon once an hour
  • Website: Goynukcanyon.com

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