Visit Manavgat Waterfall in Antalya: Access and Tips

Last Updated by Ezgi on August 5, 2021
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The Manavgat region is an amazing area to visit for its nature.

Manavgat Waterfall is one of the most visited waterfalls in Turkey, a true natural beauty in Antalya. That's why you shouldn't miss it.

In this article, you will find all the important information to know before you visit this waterfall, including how to access, entrance, and tickets...

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What Can I Do at Manavgat Waterfall?

The Manavgat Waterfall is not very tall but spreads over a wide area. It creates magnificent views from every angle.

Manavgat Waterfall is formed by approximately 5-meter-high cliffs. The area is home to many bird and fish species such as carp, trout, mullet, blackfish, duck, kingfisher, sea bass, cuckoo, and goose. It is possible to see mulberry, sycamore, willow, poplar, and elm trees around Manavgat Waterfall. Along the riverbed, there are a number of greenhouses and citrus gardens.

The high flow rate of the waterfall provides a suitable environment for water sports. Rafting on the river and safaris around the waterfall are some of the very popular activities. 

Manavgat waterfall in Antalya in Turkey

The the waterfall's surroundings are arranged with seats and has been turned into a beautiful promenade.

There are restaurants, cafes, and tea gardens where you can listen to the sound of water while you enjoy your meal or drinks. Starting a day with breakfast here or having a fresh fish for lunch is highly recommended. You can also bring your own food to have a picnic here.

There are a lot of accommodation facilities ranging from hotels to camping sites for a good escape in nature.

From the center of Manavgat, it is possible to take a boat cruise over the river that lasts around 3 to 4 hours. Passengers are taken to Manavgat Waterfall with shuttles.

Also, read our detailed article about things to do in Manavgat city.

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Entrance, Tickets, and Tours

  • Entrance: Manavgat Waterfall can be visited between April and September from 09:00 to 21:00 and between November and March from 09:00 to 18:00. 
  • Tickets: Manavgat Waterfall entrance fee is 6 TL per person. 
  • Museum Pass Card: The Museum Card is not valid for the waterfall. Tickets can be purchased on site.
  • 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 Manavgat Waterfall from Antalya

The waterfall is located 80 kilometers from Antalya city center and approximately 5 kilometers from Manavgat.

From Antalya: You can reach the waterfall by using minibuses at Antalya intercity bus terminal in the direction of Manavgat. There are minibus services from the Manavgat bus station to the waterfall every 15 minutes. You can reach the waterfall in 10 minutes from the district center.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

When is the best time to visit Manavgat Waterfall?

Best time to visit Manavgat Waterfall is between April and November. It's less crowded on weekdays. 

Where is Manavgat Waterfall?

Manavgat Waterfall is located in the town of Manavgat town in Antalya.

How much is the entrance to Managat Waterfall?

The entrance fee for the Manavgat Waterfall is 6 TL per person in 2021.

What can I do at Manavgat Waterfall?

The the waterfall's surroundings are arranged with seats and has been turned into a beautiful promenade.

There are restaurants, cafes, and tea gardens where you can listen to the sound of water while you enjoy your meal or drinks. Starting a day with breakfast here or having a fresh fish for lunch is highly recommended. You can also bring your own food to have a picnic here.

Manavgat waterfall in Antalya in Turkey

The History of Manavgat Waterfall

Manavgat was named "Melas" in the ancient times. It was the main water source for Side.

The Manavgat River is one of the most important rivers in the Mediterranean Region and in Turkey in terms of the amount of water it carries. It is formed by the combination of spring waters from the Western Taurus Mountains in the northwest of Antalya Akseki and the waters south of the Gembos closed basin.

Manavgat River stretches for about 90 km, passes through the middle of the town of Manavgat and flows into the Mediterranean from a place called the Bosphorus.

Read about more waterfalls in the Antalya region here.

Contact 

  • Address: Sarılar, 07600 Manavgat, Antalya
  • Opening Hours: Between April and September : 09.00-21.00, Between November and March 09.00-18.00.
  • Public Transport: Bus, Minibus from Manavgat Bus Station

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