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10 most popular activities and excursions with children in and around Belek

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Belek is a paradise for vacationers, where historical ruins, beautiful nature and beautiful beaches are in close proximity, and is also quite family-friendly. Apart from the children’s activities, there are also many other things for the little ones to do in the Belek resort.


Belek is a city on Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast, known for its beaches, thermal baths and golf courses. It is very popular with tourists as it is close to archaeological sites such as the Roman Theater, Aspendos and the ancient city of Perge. In this article you will find all the interesting things to do in Belek, especially the main attractions such as theme parks, golf courses and beach resorts. Also, if you want to escape beautiful Belek for a day trip, check out the most popular day trips from Belek .

Here are some suggested activities and some tips for you and your kids in Belek to keep in mind.

10 must-do activities and things to do with your kids in Belek

Ideal for families with small children. Here we start with the best things to do in Belek with kids!

  1. Manavgat River Cruise from Belek
  2. Land of Legends in Belek
  3. Aqualand Dolphinland from Belek
  4. Green Canyon Boat Ride
  5. Belek jeep safari tour
  6. Pirate Boat Trip from Belek
  7. Belek buggy safari tour
  8. Horse safari in Belek
  9. Swimming with Dolphins
  10. Excursion to Suluada Island

Excursions in Belek with children – 10 best tips with small children – things to do for families

It is not always interesting for little fidgets to go on adult tours. They need more activity or bright shows. When a child is bored, everyone around him notices it, he begins to be capricious and definitely draws attention to himself. Shouldn’t we adults know? Our team has designed interesting excursions in Belek for children of all ages.

Fans of water entertainment will love the water parks – a small Aqualand and a huge The Land of Legends. There are dozens of water slides and attractions, pools and themed areas. Every child will find what they like here. All children love sea animals and are very happy to get to know them better. This can be arranged at Antalya Oceanarium or at the Dolphin and Fur Seal Show. And even children can swim with dolphins and communicate with them under the supervision of teachers. You can find all these excursions in Belek for children on the main page of our website .

Even children always like to try on the costumes of some heroes. That is why we have developed a sea voyage pirate yacht in Belek . Our animators know how to attract children. On board we have prepared pirate accessories, games and competitions. And after all that we host a frothy disco. You will visit the real pirates in the bay where they once settled and see a pirate cave. A sea of ​​surprises and adventures awaits you. Children will be delighted.

1. Manavgat River Cruise from Belek

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One of the most popular and essential excursions in Belek. After a relaxing boat ride from Manavgat port and visiting the beautiful waterfall, you will get an amazing local market experience in Manavgat city.

Spend a beautiful day on the Manavgat River enjoying spectacular river scenery and the beauty of Manavgat Waterfalls. The river cruise starts from Manavgat city (transport from/back to Belek is included). As you sail through the green waters you will see many small turtles basking in the branches by the river. Surrounded by the beautiful scenery, you can sunbathe and relax on top of the boat while enjoying a cool, refreshing breeze. At the end of the Manavgat River is a great sandy beach that separates the river from the Mediterranean Sea. Cold, fresh river water mixes with warm, salty sea water at this remarkable site. You will have a break for sunbathing on the beach and swimming in the sea or river.

During this trip you will also visit the city of Manavgat (the third largest city in Antalya region (after Antalya and Alanya) and its mosque (one of the largest on the Mediterranean side of Turkey, with four minarets and beautiful ornaments inside). Every Thursday is held in Manavgat hosts a grand bazaar worth visiting, especially the fruit and vegetable bazaar where you can feel the oriental atmosphere.

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2. Land of Legends Theme Park in Belek

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Near Belek, a little off the coast, there is a huge entertainment center called Land of Legends .

Upon entering the resort, you will be drawn into the world of fairy tales that continue throughout the resort. It is not for nothing that the resort is called the Disneyland of Antalya .

The massive water park features a total of 55 water slides and an adventure park attraction with every imaginable ride, including canal gondola rides, popcorn, donut stands, and fairy tale characters everywhere you look.

A true paradise for children. Of particular note are the nightly light and laser shows and the amazing mall with more than 100 stores.

These activities attract millions of visitors every year and have been the most popular activity for tourists since it opened.

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3. Aqualand Dolphinland from Belek


Aqualand Antalya from Belek is a great opportunity to relax both adults and children of all ages. In fact, a huge amount of entertainment and attractions at different prices is offered here on the territory of the second largest water park in Turkey. The water park in Kemer (Aqualand Antalya) is located on an area of ​​more than 36,000 square meters.

Among all the entertainment, the most interesting and exciting is the dolphinarium. The presentation is divided into two parts. The first 30 minutes is a show with a very intelligent, beautiful beluga and cute fur seals. If you wish, you can snap a photo with your favorite naval actor during the intermission or sit at a local cafe.

The second part of the Belek Water Park (Aqualand Antalya) – a presentation with the participation of dolphins. These smartest mammals will show you real acrobatic figures, complex but interesting tricks, they will dance and even paint a picture themselves. This show has exactly the same duration as the previous one – 30 minutes. At the end of the program you will have a great opportunity to communicate with dolphins, take photos with them and even swim in the pool together. This is not only an opportunity to have fun, but also excellent therapy, an excellent remedy for a bad mood. Believe me, there is more sincerity and kindness and even if I may say so, understanding that you probably haven’t experienced than what these wonderful sea creatures will give you.

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4. Green Canyon Boat Trip from Belek

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Green Canyon Boat Trip from Belek is a fascinating excursion to a fantastically beautiful place that you simply must visit. You will find an amazing journey through the largest artificial canyon in the world and a chance to relax away from the city and the hustle and bustle.

The distance from the city of Belek to the Green Canyon is 64 km and we welcome you on the approximately one-hour drive in our comfortable and relaxed buses. Our English speaking guides will help you throughout the day.

Green Canyon Boat Tour from Belek will amaze you with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Green Canyon, and the atmosphere in the canyon will immerse you in the world of rest and relaxation. The green canyon is surrounded by the Taurus Mountains, 350 meters above sea level and filled with crystal clear water. The mountain lake is filled with natural springs with crystal clear water and is considered one of the most beautiful natural attractions in all of Turkey. At the lake there is peace and quiet, the beauty of the surrounding nature calms the soul, you will relax mentally and physically.

You will enjoy scenic views of azure waters, lush greenery and magnificent rocks. The tour is designed for different age groups, so every tourist feels safe and comfortable. The first stop is at Oymapinar Dam where you can breathe fresh air and enjoy the amazing beauty of nature. After inspecting the dam, we head down to the Green Canyon where we take a boat and continue the journey through the Grand and Small Green Canyons. We will pass the most picturesque places. We will be surrounded by high cliffs and mountains decorated with a variety of lush greenery, and crystal clear mountain water will fascinate you with its overflows and the play of bright sunlight. You will enjoy the relaxing beautiful scenery and birdsong!

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5. Belek Jeep Safari Tour


Spend a full day exploring the untouched natural beauties of Antalya on a full-day Jeep safari tour in Antalya. This daily excursion is dedicated to you if you are a nature lover and traveler with an adventurous spirit; and probably you are both of them. However, if you are not, if you give this excursion a chance to see your day, by the end of the day you will be.
Because you will have a unique experience on the way and at the stops that you will remember for a long time. When you are ready, read on to know more about the full Antalya jeep safari program.

Please note that all of our tours and activities include free pickup and drop-off for all participants. Therefore, gathering all participants can sometimes take longer than expected, which can cause delays in the start and finish of our tours. We ask all participants to be ready to be picked up and returned by the shuttle service within the time frame specified here.

Before enjoying this special Antalya Jeep Safari event, you will have a preparation session to achieve complete fulfillment.
Firstly, since your health needs to be protected, don’t forget to pack your hat, sunglasses and sunscreen in your bag: we will be traveling under the sun’s rays.
Once this step is done, don’t forget to bring your bathing suit and towel (or any other gear you plan to use while swimming) for guaranteed full fun. Also, make sure your camera and phone are fully charged and ready to capture those incredible moments.

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6. Pirate Boat Trip from Belek


Our 5-star Belek Pirate Ship Cruise, one of the best cruises along the entire Belek coast, will meet all your expectations for a great summer vacation! Exciting adventure on the surface of the Mediterranean Sea, entertaining shows and delightful wonders of nature await you during this full-day program! Also, you will be in a big pirate ship decorated with excellent materials, which will make you feel like a real pirate!
Don’t miss the chance to spend an amazing day sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear waters and spend your free time in the best way with your loved ones!

We’ll take you to incredible bays and coastlines where baby blue waters mix with lines of sheer sand or rocks. But one stop among all deserves attention: the world-famous Phaselis Bay…
In the morning, after you are picked up from your hotel and transferred to the port, our unique pirate ship leaves Kemer port. Then we sail to Phaselis Bay observing breathtaking views and enjoying the perfect scenery around our magnificent boat. This part of the journey will also delight and inspire you: to turn this inspiration into something good, you can artistically photograph the surroundings. We bet you’ll end up with great photos!

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7. Belek Buggy Safari Tour


Get your adrenaline pumping and explore the beautiful Taurus Mountains on an exciting Belek Buggy Safari Tour. This amazing half-day activity is ideal for those who want to get away from the crowds and spend a few hours filled with laughter, fun, and excitement. Buggy Safari is one of the top experiences where you can visit and explore the enchanting countryside and have fun with your loved ones.

If you want to get away from the busy atmosphere of a sun resort, you can always join excursions and activities that take you to the extraordinarily scenic and tranquil countryside surrounding Belek. Buggy safari tour is surely one of the most thrilling and thrilling activities. Drive a buggy on dusty and muddy off-road trails, enjoy panoramic views, relax while listening to the sounds of nature and be amazed.

The buggy safari is a half-day activity that is ideal for people of all ages. Depending on the time of your excursion, a comfortable and fully air-conditioned car will pick you up from your accommodation in Belek. The transfer to Buggy Safari Station takes about 1 hour during which you can enjoy a beautiful drive along the countryside and forest.

Prior knowledge of buggy driving or a driver’s license are not required. Before the buggy safari, a team of professional instructors offer a detailed and important introductory session. During the briefing, the instructors will explain how to drive and control the buggy car, safety procedures and distribute the necessary equipment. A test drive is also part of the briefing to familiarize yourself with the ideal of buggy driving.

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8. Horse Safari in Belek

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Horse Safari in Belek is a fantastic program for those who want to enjoy horseback riding in the heart of nature. This trip is also very suitable for those who want to combine natural beauty with an exciting activity. Regardless of your age or expectations, this excursion will be your favorite in Belek!

To start our amazing Belek horse safari trip, we will pick you up from your hotel in Belek in the morning with our modern and fully equipped vehicles. Then we will take you to a nature masterpiece where our assigned trail is located. There you will be warmly welcomed by our professional instructors. They will give you instructions on safety, gear, route, timing… you name it, actually! Also, they answer your questions.

Then, depending on your size and weight, you will be given a horse. From now on, it will be your best friend and help you to have an amazing journey! In addition, of course, the necessary safety equipment is provided for you and your friend. So you don’t have to worry about your safety. When everyone is ready, we leave the starting point as a convoy.

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9. Swimming with dolphins in Belek


Swim with Dolphins in Belek – Want to spend time with amazing animals? We prepared for a swim with dolphins in Antalya Turkey. We are excited to give you the opportunity to enjoy fostering these unique and incredibly friendly animals.

From Belek to Dolphin Park, we serve you with comfortable and air-conditioned cars. This adventure starting from your hotel will be a pleasure like never before.

It’s no secret that dolphins are considered the smartest animals. They are amazing! When you see them, your love for them will last a lifetime. It’s unforgettable.

Swimming with dolphins takes place in a modern dolphin aquarium and is completely safe for both adults and children. Our experienced instructors will help you communicate with dolphins and teach them how to communicate.

Swimming with dolphins in Belek is designed for you and your comfort! It will be a great time with dolphins and full of positive emotions, and bright impressions will accompany you for life. Swimming is especially suitable for children, since it is not only a great pastime, but also has a positive effect on the psycho-emotional state of children and adults. Experience unforgettable moments of happiness for you and your child.

Communicating with dolphins relaxes, helps increase immunity, besides there are situations when children develop speech and have positive dynamics in the treatment of autism.

Swimming with big dolphins will give you vitality and indescribable feelings that you will remember for a long time.

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10. Suluada Island from Belek


The Mediterranean coast of Turkey is home to some spectacular locations that are characterized by the lush beauty of nature. Boat trip to Suluada island from Belek is an ideal excursion for those who want to experience the peace and quiet of the sea. Swim in turquoise waters, admire breathtaking views, relax on a spacious boat and make memories that will last

Escape the crowds and spend a day sailing in the calm waters of the Mediterranean. Suluada Island Boat Trip from Belek promises to revitalize your senses, provide you with an overall sense of relaxation and add an extra touch of excitement to your vacation. Visit and swim in pristine coves, enjoy nature at its best and fill your day with laughter, fun and joy.

You can join this full-day excursion on any day of your choice. In the morning, a comfortable and modern car will pick you up from your hotel in Belek at a pre-arranged time. Members of our team will drive you to the pier from where the boat departs.

For this excursion, embark on a spacious two-deck boat. The boat is equipped with everything you need during the day. In addition, it has cozy lounges on the decks where you can just relax and enjoy the sun.

From the first moments of the boat trip you can observe the pure and untouched coves that the coast shelters. An interesting highlight is that the area is protected as it is a place where the Caretta Caretta turtles lay their eggs. As you sail through this beautiful area, don’t forget to snap some photos of the natural surroundings.

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Here are also some excursions & activities you can do with your kids in Belek

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the top attractions for children in Belek?

Is it safe to visit Belek?

Yes, it is quite safe to visit Belek, with a low crime rate and a safety index of 85%.

What is the hottest month in Belek?

July is the hottest month, January is the coldest month in Belek

What are the best things to do in Belek with kids?

What to do in Belek at night?

As the sun goes down, the city shimmers in dazzling lights, offering its visitors a variety of nighttime activities in Belek to enjoy.

1. Enjoy a delicious dinner at Kaleici

2. A boat trip

3. Clubbing and partying

4. Visit Duden Park

What are the most romantic things to do for couples in Belek?

  • With waterfalls, beaches and parks, there is a surprising amount of romantic things to do in Belek.

When is the best time to visit Belek?

If you really want to enjoy Belek’s Mediterranean climate and get the most out of your vacation, visiting the place between the months of March and May (spring season) and September and November (autumn season) is an excellent option.

Between these months, mild rain and temperatures around 21°C can be observed, allowing visitors to enjoy a soothing tour and activities in the city. Various adventures such as trekking, boat trips and rafting can also be comfortably enjoyed in these seasons.

How many days do you need in Belek?

If you are visiting Belek Turkey for the first time, you need to spend at least three to four days in the city to fully discover it. From exploring the ancient ruined cities to a range of water sports on the beach, there is plenty to do in Belek town.

You can start your first day in Belek by studying various historical places such as Phaselis, the archaeological site of Olympus and the ancient city of Termessos. Spend your second day at the beach before shopping and exploring the city streets on the final day.

Is Belek worth a trip?

Absolutely. Belek can be classified as a perfect destination for family vacationers, solo travelers or couples. From the historical remains of the Roman city to the 18th-century style houses that surround the city, Belek offers its visitors the perfect option for adventure and exploration.