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Geyikbayırı (30 km from the airport, 22 km from Antalya) is the most famous and bigger sport climbing spot in Turkey.
How to get there by public transport (climbing areas are within walking distance from campsites):
1) Fly low cost with Ryanair to Rhodes or Kos
- take a direct bus from Fethiye to Antalya (about 200 km, approximately 4 hours).
- take a ferry to Bodrum, Turkey
- take a bus to Antalya
2) from Antalya:
A) take a direct minibus to:
- Geyikbayiri (it departs at 1 pm, from Geyikbayiri to Antalya at 7:30 am)
- or Cakirlar (8 km from Geyikbayiri) every half hour (the same from Cakirlar to Antalya).
B) Just outside the inter-city bus terminal turned right on the big road and in a little less than a kilometer You arrive a local bus stop that serves Geyikbayiri. You need to take two buses:
- the first, number 26 (1 TL per person), pick You up from this local bus stop to where you can catch the 54 (serving the outskirts of Antalya) or 56 (serving the old town of Antalya)
- the second, the 54 or 56 (1.50 TL per person), all the way to Geyikbayiri just at 7am and 5pm every day or to a point about 10 km from Geyikbayiri, from where You can take a taxi (about 25 TL) or hitchhike.
All the climbing at Geyikbayiri is within walking distance of campsites:
Climbers garden give transfer from or to the airport (45 mins driving): it costs 40 euro in total for 1-4 persons.
Altitude 500 m.
The guidebook for the climbing area available at the camp.
There is a second, smaller, south-facing crag towering the Josito campsite.
(photo by Carrie Simpson)
There is a small market in the village (open on Saturday and Sunday), 8 km away:
fresh fruit, vegetables, local bread “Bazlama”, Turkish pancakes “Gözleme” .
In Çakýrlar, 12 km towards Antalya, there is a supermarket (“Göspa”) with everything.
There are several restaurants within walking distance serving fresh trout and other Turkish dishes at reasonable prices.
december and january, cold at night, but when the sun shines, as it usually does, the conditions are perfect.
In winter months could be raining.
May-June and September-October can require some moving around to climb in the shade, and there is always the north face of Trebbena.
Summer (July-August) is really too hot to climb unless you really love the heat and sun.