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Dilek Peninsula National Park is a unique part of the world and where almost all the plants which can be seen along the coasts from the Mediterranean to the Caucasus are naturally seen together. National Park is a natural land with raptors and wild animals and the underwater richness surrounding it, and on the other hand hundreds of bird species. It is a delta with a rich variety of fish and a natural wonder with historical and cultural richness surrounding them. Dilek Peninsula National Park was declared a national park in 1994.
Dilek Peninsula shore line is one of Turkey’s most scenic and clean coasts. Sea meadows, which are an indication that the sea is clean, are found around the peninsula. These beaches also constitute a natural habitat for Mediterranean Monk Seals, one of Europe’s rarest mammal species. The peninsula is the last point where the Anatolian Leopard, which is supposed to be extinct, lives in the west.
It has been determined that approximately 250 bird species live in Dilek Peninsula National Park. Bird species seen in the national park belong to 95 families and there are 30 endemic species.
Diving, jeep safari, horse safari, botanical tours on the 2 km track between Kavaklıburun and Karasu Bays, and nature walks between Canyon and Eski Doganbey villages are organized in the National Park, which is visited by visitors throughout the year to take advantage of its clean sea and lush forests.
Another striking feature of the Dilek Peninsula National Park, which contains many natural beauties, is the bays and beaches here. There are 4 bays in this national park. These are: Aydınlık Bay, İcmeler Bay, Karasu Bay and Kavakliburun Bay.
Things can be found in Dilek Peninsula National Park
Fountain, parking area, Picnic Areas, WC, Children’s playground, Beach, Observation terrace, Bird Watching Tower, Dressing Cabin and Showers, Bicycle Path, Restaurants.
Tour Guide to Dilek Peninsula National Park
Dilek Peninsula National Park is my favorite swimming spot in Kusadasi. I love to take my family there to enjoy clean beaches and wild life around. Contact me to learn more about Dilek Peninsula National Park and to hire a Turkish tour guide to have a memorable day. See you soon, Hasan Gülday.