When visiting Kusadasi, keep the whole family entertained on a private full-day tour that includes a visit to Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by playtime on the waterslides and rides at Adaland Aquapark. Includes private vehicle, and hotel or cruise ship pickup and drop-off.
Your private guide meets you at your hotel or cruise ship at the time of your choice to begin your 7-hour tour. Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for 25 minutes to Ephesus, a World Heritage Site. Or if you're coming from a cruise ship, your guide can take you on a short walking tour of Kusadasi before heading out to Ephesus.
Approach the ruins of the ancient Roman city via the Magnesia Gate. View a small theater called the Odeon, and the Great Theater, which seated about 25,000 people and is rumored to be the location for St Paul's sermons. Other landmarks that you'll see include the Fountain of Trajan, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Library of Celsus, which features a tall facade decorated with columns and statues. In the vast Baths of Scholastica, your guide points out domed ceilings and hypocausts used for heating.
Walk along Arcadian Way, where Mark Antony and Cleopatra once rode in procession, then return to your vehicle. Stop for lunch (own expense) before your next stop, Adaland Aquapark.
Located only just 15 minutes from Ephesus, Turkey's largest water park has rides for all ages. You can try out the thrilling high slides, float along the lazy river, or let the kids splash around in the tot area. After seven hours, your tour ends with drop-off at your ship or hotel.