Discover Antalya and spectacular waterfalls
Kursunlu Waterfall is a unique place where a cascade connecting seven ponds falls from an 18 m in height against a backdrop of green nature. It is one of the most attractive landscapes in terms of lush plants and small or big various picnic areas in Antalya.
Kursunlu Waterfall is on a terrain rich in flora amongst the pine trees 7 km ahead when turned to left at the 24th km of the Antalya - Mersin road.
A canyon for 2 km shapes the environs of the waterfall that falls from 18 m in height where seven small lakes connect each other through small falls. The area is open to visitors since 1986. The waterfall and picnic area, which cover 33 hectares of land, provide comfortable atmosphere with the fountains, seats, grills and playgrounds.
Kursunlu Waterfall falls from about 18 m and forms a small pool where freshwater tortoises, crabs and fish live in. A small mill restored during the environmental arrangements is located in the west side of the area.
Kursunlu is a small waterfall set amid a cool, pine forest. The rich flora and fauna of its environs make it the nice place for ecotourism activities such as nature walking, and plant and animal life observation. Walking at Kursunlu Nature Park, amidst the unique atmosphere scented with blackberries, wild roses, and the aromas of many other plants, might lead to a chance of encountering with rabbits, squirrels, woodpeckers, tortoises or other small animals.
What to Do and See: The waterfall may not seem that big and amazing to you but the area on the banks of the stream formed by the waters of the waterfall is quite interesting in terms of variety of the plants. This area is called as Plant Tunnel and attracts the visitors because of the flora except winters. Pristine air and enchanting scenery attract many visitors to the nature park for daily trips of recreation. There are viewing terraces, playgrounds, car park and other amenities available for visitors.
Located 19 km from away Antalya, Kursunlu Waterfall offers a visual feast for all visitors with its wildlife and endemic plants.
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