Pre Trip Information Swim Cruise Gulf of Hisaronu -Turkey


Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip Swim Cruise – Gulf of Hisaronu, Turkey. Your guides for this trip will be Borut Strel, Diane Murphy-Weaver and Ilgin Ilter and you can contact them on +905305707337 (whatsapp, sms, call), +14086346633 (whatsapp, text, call, voicemail) or [email protected]m.

Meeting Time-Place:

16.00 at Tourism Information office in Marmaris harbour. The local name for this meeting point is Turizm Danışma. Next to the Turizm Information office is Anatolia Bar where you can sit down.

If any of you may arrive via ferry from Rhodes to Marmaris, please let us know. We will wait for you. Please come with a local taxi to the meeting point below.

Local address: Turizm Danışma,Tepe, Kordon Cd. No:2, 48700 Marmaris/Muğla, Turkey
GOOGLE MAP Meeting Point:
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Finish point:
SAT 17 June at 9.00am in Fethiye harbour. Google map:

Please send us your passport scan or picture in advance to our Turkish whatsapp +905305707337 or via email [email protected] (Subject: Name, Passport). We need to register guests on the boat before leaving port.

Travel Info:

Please feel free to contact each other regarding travel times and arrivals. You can pre-book a taxi from Dalaman airport to Marmaris harbour: or Or just take a taxi at the airport.

Bus option:
From Dalaman airport to Marmaris town you can use a local Havas or Muttas bus to Marmaris. It costs around 100 Turkish Lira/person and it takes about 1,5 hour. Please be aware that the bus will drop you off on the main bus station in town (OTOGAR) and you need to make your way to our meeting point with a local taxi (5-10 min drive). Best to take a local taxi.

Important Tips:
a) Check if you require a VISA to enter Turkey. Please see the website to purchase the visa in advance:

b) Have some pocket money for boat bar bill-drinks on board and tip at the end. The local currency is Turkish Lira. You can pay the bar bill on the boat in cash in different currencies (Euro, Gbp, Usd, TL). There are also ATMs in town to draw cash if needed.

c)  Items to bring: All you need for swimming.
We have for you: complimentary swim caps and Strel Turkish towels. There are some fins, masks and swimming tow floats on board, plus 2 kayaks and SUP board. Light clothes for cool evenings, sunscreen protection, shampoo, rash vest, book / ipad to read, music or other items to entertain yourself while having free time. There are 220V electric plugs to charge your devices. We also have a wi-fi internet for occasional use.

To prevent chafing.  If you prefer your own, bring some anti-chafing body glide. We will also have our own white petroleum vaseline and gloves there should you want to use ours.

d) Please upload your travel health insurance to your account online.

e) You can bring along your USB stick/drive, so we can give you our video swimming stroke analysis clip.

We hope you all enjoy our swim cruise adventure! Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.

The warm Mediterranean sea is waiting for you!

Best regards and safe travels,

Strel Swimming Team