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Summer Vacation in Oludeniz

Pre-Departure Guide

Turkey Sail

Hey there Indy Fam!

Get packing as it's almost time to start your Turkey Sail adventure! 

By now you will have received an email from us with your Travel Confirmation.


This has all the necessary information you need about the tour. 
Please show a copy of this to your Indy Escapes rep at check-in. No need to print, electronic copy is fine.

On this page we have the following useful information;

1. Entry Visa

2. Getting there

3. Start/Finish times of tour

4. Where to find us

5. Where to stay before/after your tour

6. The Boat

7. Currency & Budgeting

8. Packing List

9. Connect on Socials

Make sure you bookmark this page and keep handy with you on your travels.​

Don't forget to check out the Turkey section on our FAQ's page for any questions you may still have. 

If you can't find what you're looking for you can always email our helpful team and we'll get back to you ASAP. 

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Ensure that you organise your own eVisa before entering Turkey. Some passports have a fee, while some can enter for free. Either way, you will need to apply for your visa which can be done HERE. It is simple and takes less than 5 min to complete.




From the Airport: 


Dalaman Airport is 48km / 30miles from the Fethiye port. 

Private Airport Transfer: Operators provide private transfers to/from Dalaman Airport with a modern air-conditioned vans for between 1-4 guests for around €60-€80, which takes around 45 minutes.


Shuttle Bus: Airport transfer shuttle buses leave from outside the arrival terminal. There are 2 companies offering this service, HAVAS & MUTTAS. You can find info on their timetables on the Airport website HERE


The ticket price is 150TL (Turkish Lira) per person. Pay cash to driver in local currency. The final stop is the Fethiye bus terminal. From there you can make your own way to the office for check-in, located in the marina either a short taxi ride (apx.100 TL) or by catching a public mini bus to the marina (apx. 25TL). See Check-in info for office address.

Taxi: Official Yellow Taxis are available outside the Airport terminal building. Taxi fares are fixed and posted on a board by taxi rank. Please check the board before you get on the taxi. Expect to pay approx 1500TL (appx €45). The drive should take approx 45 minutes and like most Mediterranean countries, cash is preferred. Yan can usually pay in either TL or Euro - See website HERE for up-to-date fares.




Check in:


To check-in, all passengers must make their way to the Fethiye Marina and find the Indy Escapes desk. Our team there will direct you to our boat. You may leave your luggage on the boat if you check-in early.

Check-in is available from 11:00am to 2:30pm. Our tour departs from Fethiye port at 3:00pm on Day 1.

Check-in Location:


Click HERE for google map link.

Should you need to contact our team in Turkey, here are their details;

Office Phone: +90 252 385 32 16 Emergency contact: +90 541 515 81 21

Should you need to contact our head office, please do so on Whatsapp +61 413 644 281.

Check out:


The tour will end after breakfast on Saturday morning at 9:30am.


We will already be in port from the evening before, allowing you to disembark earlier if you have a flight to catch.




Check in:


We know not everyone can read a map, so lets just keep this simple.

  • Click HERE for google map link

  • Make your way to the Fethiye Marina / Ece Marina from the Airport (see notes above). 

  • You will need to check in at our desk set up on the marina (see map link with Indy Escapes logo)  

  • Although you may be able to see our boat in the marina, please ensure that you check in with the team first.

  • Our representative will assist you from there.

  • Job done. Start the vacation!




Check out our info page HERE (which includes a map and hotel suggestions) of where you should stay in relation to the start/end of tour.

We recommend getting in the night before and meeting up with your group. Chat with your new travel buddies on your Facebook group page (link in email) and organise a small social meet up before your tour starts.


We have some of the largest traditional Turkish gulets on the turquoise coast, with spacious cabins, sundeck, dining & bar area. You can check out more information about our boat HERE.​ All cabins are equipped with Air Condition (please read link for info on usage restrictions) at no extra cost and have their own private en-suite bathroom. ​ 

There's plenty of room on deck to take in the sun, relax in our lounge area or chill by the bar with a cocktail made fresh by our experienced bar staff​. We also have our own personal Chef on board catering for all our included meals during the week.​ ​ 




The official local currency used in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TL)


Can you use other currencies in Turkey other than the Lira?


The short answer is yes, but officially no. Depending on the vendor, you may be able to pay in Euros or USD for certain items such as accommodation, transport and also in some restaurants. It is not a requirement for a business to have to accept any currency other than the Turkish Lira, so make sure you check beforehand that it's OK for them. Generally they wont provide change in another currency, so best you have small notes to make it an easy transaction.

Read more about the Turkish Lira and our tips for converting your cash HERE

Below is some handy information in regards to budgeting for your upcoming tour with us.

Excursions: Start planning ahead and check out the excursions we have on offer HEREWe've also got the costs on there to help you better budget for your tour.

​Cash is King: Cash is preferred at most places. There are ATMs located at some of the ports we visit throughout the week, so there's no need to take out your life-savings and hide it in every single pocket you have!


You will be required to pay for your Indy Escapes excursions in Cash. Your Indy Escapes guide will talk about this on Day 1 and give you plenty of notice as to when the payment is required.  


Tipping: Tipping is not compulsory and it’s entirely up to you if you decide to give extra to your Indy Escapes crew. It’s definitely not expected, but is very much appreciated. You will see the Indy Escapes team always goes above and beyond to ensure you have the best week of your life on our tours. It’s something we pride ourselves on. You will have the opportunity to show your gratitude to your crew at the end of the tour.  The amount you tip is entirely a personal preference, however as a guideline we recommend; €10 per WEEK, per crew member on board and €5 per day for the guide.




Need some help deciding what stays and what goes? We've put together our handy little packing list HERE to get you started. 

Electricity: Standard voltage is 230-240 volts. Primary sockets generally require the 2 round-pin variety, similar to most EU sockets. You will need a voltage converter and plug adaptor in order to use U.S. appliances.




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