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Book a ferry to Fethiye with AFerry. Ferries to Fethiye, in Turkey, are available from the Dodecanese Islands. You can take a ferry to Fethiye from Rhodes.
Fethiye Ferry Companies
Ferries to and from Fethiye are operated by Dodecanese Flying Dolphins. When you search for a ferry to Fethiye, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select.
Fethiye ferries with Dodecanese Flying Dolphins are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Fethiye will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.
|Rhodes - Fethiye
(Dodecanese Flying Dolphins)
Fethiye is a port city on Turkey's southwestern Turquoise Coast. Fethiye is a great place to visit whether on a day excursion or for longer and a great way to make any holiday to Rhodes more exciting. Fethiye is a large, bustling harbour town and trading centre. The town, with a natural harbour, has been fought over by the Ottomans, Romans, Seljucks and Byzantines. History is evident throughout the town centre including colossal rock tombs that are floodlit at night, the ruins of a castle and fort on the hill, and an amphitheatre to the rear of the main harbour. You can book tickets to Fethiye from Rhodes using AFerry.
Fethiye is well worth a visit. Especially worth visiting are the magnificent rock tombs that are built directly into the rockface. The old castle and the amphitheatre near the port are also worth a look in.
However, the nearby region is also worth exploring. In recent years there has been a very large increase in tourism following the development of popular resorts like Calis, Hisaronu, Ovacik and Oludeniz. Oludeniz is well known for its blue lagoon which is formed by a spit of sand that is so large that it practically creates a lake from the sea. This is well worth a visit, if you have the time.
Fethiye itself is quite unlike these modern tourist resorts and as such provides a nice contrast. Near the harbour you will find the old Town (Paspatur). This is a delightful maze of little alleys packed with shops, restaurants, bars and boutiques. It's a great place to find a bargain but remember haggling is not an option! Or you might want to watch the world go by with a drink by the duck-pond.
The town is busiest of a Tuesday when the region's largest market comes to town. Here you can happily while away a few hours buying anything from fresh organic vegetables to high fashion. However, be warned, some of the designer items may not be original!
Ferries to and from Fethiye
The ferry company that operates ferries to and from Fethiye is Tuana Maritime.
Tuana Maritime offers a quick and comfortable shuttle service between Rhodes and the beautiful Turkish port of Fethiye. They serve approximately 20,000 visitors between Rhodes and Fethiye per year. Taking this ferry allows you to extend your holiday and to explore Turkey at the same time as you visit Greece. Particularly worth visiting in Fethiye are the famous rock tombs.
Dodecanese Flying Dolphins ships provide comfortable seating and panoramic windows, allowing you to enjoy amazing views of the Turkish coastline and the sea.
Fethiye port facilities
The port is in a natural harbour where yachts also dock. The port area is very much an integral part of the town and a beautiful area. There are nearby cafes, restuarants and hotels with the old town and amphitheatre close by. Public transport and taxis are also easily and readily available.
Getting to Fethiye port
The port is small and if taking an excursion to the town then you may have no need to use transport at all as there is plenty to see and do within walking distances of the port itself. However, taxis and public busses are readily available near the port.
22 Aug 2019great ferry
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Review by swansea jack
11 Oct 2017pleasant journey
Booking online was straightforward, the cost of the journey was slightly more than I expected to pay, but this journey was of necessity. Slight delay at passport control in Rhodes and Fethiye,otherwise,no problems. Reasonably comfortable airline type seats for the one and a half hour crossing and no over crowding....rather noisy engines, though. All in all a pleasant journey.
Review by Anon
30 Sep 2016onward travel
Overall not bad service but the hydrofoil was rather dated and shabby but it did the job and we where soon getting on with the next leg of our holiday.
Review by john
02 Oct 2015An old Tub
Took this journey on the catamaran, some of the seats were broken, the crew never uttered a work to the passengers, there was no safety talk, the boat arrived over an hour late without any explanation.
Review by STEVE OCONNELL
24 Oct 2014An accident waiting to happen!
I hate to give bad reviews but seriously this service would have to rank as the most unsettling travel experience I have ever encountered. Why is this vessel is allowed to operate? Unexplained delays of up to 4 hours; lack of communication from port staff; no safety instructions at all on board; poor communication from the captain; overcrowding on board; passengers sitting in plastic garden chairs at the rear of the vessel; obvious lack of maintenance of the vessel etc. Being fearful of your life whilst travelling is not something I would ever want to experience again or to have anyone else experience it. In all honesty I would never recommend this service to anyone. The "Flying Poseidon" must be decommissioned before there is a disaster! It is a death trap.
Review by Jane Bannister