Guide to Tazı Kanyonu (Eagles Canyon) in Manavgat: Access & Tips

Last Updated by Ezgi on June 16, 2021
Amazing Tazi Canyon in Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey

One of the most popular National Parks in Antalya is the famous Köprülü Canyon National Park where you will find Tazı Canyon, also known as Eagles Canyon.

In this article, you will find everything you need to know about Tazı Canyon before your visit, including information about hiking, the best places for photos, tours, and how to get there.

Before you begin, you might want to read about the main park where the canyon is located, Köprülü Canyon National Park.

What Can I Do in Tazı (Eagles) Canyon?

Tazı Canyon is a natural canyon formed by streams and it has become very trendy in recent years from all the posts on social media. Wisdom Valley in Tazı Canyon is gradually becoming a popular destination for camping as well. This valley is reminiscent of Scandinavian fjords.

Tazı Canyon's natural beauty is relatively untouched because getting there is not so easy. You need to walk about 11 km across steep rocks, high in the mountains to reach Tazı Canyon. 

On your walk through the valley, you can drink from the cool spring waters. Photography and nature lovers will admire the various angles of the canyon and marvelous view of Köprüçay stream.  Tazı Canyon is very rich in biodiversity, with many species of plants and animals. You may even come across predators such as wild goats, rabbits, eagles, rock pigeons, and hawks on your nature walks!

The steep cliffs located near the streams are around 400 meters high. Although the cliff view is breathtaking, there are no security measures here. Because of this, you need to be very careful when taking pictures.

If you want to discover hiking activities in Antalya, please read our complete guide to hiking in Antalya.

Tazı canyon in Antalya in Turkey

Entrance, Tickets, and Tours

Tazı Canyon is in the northern part of Köprülü Canyon National Park and about 11 km from Köprülü Canyon.

This is a National Park in Antalya, so you don't have to pay a fee at the entrance to the national park or at the entrance to the Tazı canyon.

  • Entrance: The entrance to Tazı Canyon is free, as the canyon is located in Köprülü Canyon National Park.
  • Tickets: Köprülü Canyon National Park is where Tazı Canyon is located. Therefore, there is no ticket needed to enter the canyon.
  • 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 Tazı (Eagles) Canyon

Tazı Canyon is about 104 km from Antalya. It is located in the town of Beşkonak between Serik and Manavgat.

  • Public Transportation: From the center of Antalya, you can take the bus to Manavgat . Afterwards, take one of the buses or minibuses to Köprülü Canyon National Park to reach Tazı (Eagles) Canyon.
  • By Car: From Antalya drive toward Gaziler and cross the bridge. After about 10 km, you will come to the canyon crossroad. There you will see the sign for Tazı Canyon. If you are going by vehicle, make sure to choose a vehicle that can handle rough terrain.
tazı eagles canyon in Antalya in Turkey

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Where is Tazı (Eagles) Canyon?

Tazı Canyon is about 104 km from Antalya. It is located in the town of Beşkonak between Serik and Manavgat.

How can I get to Tazı (Eagles) Canyon?

Public Transportation: From the center of Antalya, you can take the bus to Manavgat . Afterwards, take one of the buses or minibuses to Köprülü Canyon National Park to reach Tazı (Eagles) Canyon.

By Car: From Antalya drive toward Gaziler and cross the bridge. After about 10 km, you will come to the canyon crossroad. There you will see the sign for Tazı Canyon. If you are going by vehicle, make sure to choose a vehicle that can handle rough terrain.

How much is the entrance to Tazı (Eagles) Canyon?

Tazı Canyon is located in Köprülü Canyon National Park. Therefore, there is no ticket needed for the entrance.

What can I do in Tazı (Eagles) Canyon?

Tazı Canyon's natural beauty is relatively untouched because getting there is not so easy. You need to walk about 11 km across steep rocks, high in the mountains to reach Tazı Canyon. 

On your walk through the valley, you can drink from the cool spring waters. Photography and nature lovers will admire the various angles of the canyon and marvelous view of Köprüçay stream.  Tazı Canyon is very rich in biodiversity, with many species of plants and animals. You may even come across predators such as wild goats, rabbits, eagles, rock pigeons, and hawks on your nature walks!

The History of Tazı (Eagles) Canyon

In ancient times, the Battle of Eurymedon between the Persians and the Greeks took place in this region. For this reason, Köprüçay river is said to be "Eurymedon", meaning beautifully flowing water.

Tazı (Eagles) Canyon is located in Köprülü Canyon National Park. It was declared a national park in 1973, after natural and cultural resources in the area were evaluated. The national park covers an area about 36,614 hectares. 

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