There are lots of undiscovered areas around Ortaca, especially on the Dalyan and Köyceğiz Lake. Over 172 species of bird have been logged in Dalyan alone, some of which are very rare and indigenous to the area.
Fishing is possible in Dalyan; however there are some areas and times of the year when fishing is prohibited. With an abundance of Sea Bass and Sea Bream, you are sure to do well, barbecue your catch and sample the delicious fresh flavours!
In recent days Radar Hill in Dalyan became the centre for this sport. Many visitors come to Radar Hill to experience the breathtaking and panoramic views of Dalyan’s canals, rush and Iztuzu beach. Now only allowed by professionals it is still enthralling to watch especially at the end of June – July when the International paragliding races in the Caretta Caretta tourism and culture festival take place.
The Dalaman River, the natural border of Ortaca- Dalaman, is one of the most commendable places for rafting in Turkey. Dalaman’s river has just the right current for a thrilling and invigorating trip.