Camp - Caravan
It is possible to find camping areas in Silivri, Büyükçekmece, Küçük
Çekmece, Florya, Ataköy, Bakırköy, Kilyos and Şile.
It is possible to perform hunt tourism in Bakırköy, Çatalca, Beykoz
Around Küçüçekmece lake rarely duck and wild goose, around Alibeyköy
dam lake duck and goose, in the region allowed for hunting in Belgrad
forests around Kemerburgaz wild boar, fox, rarely jackal and wolf, in
dense forests woodcock, pheasant and wild pigeon hunting is performed.
It is most adequate district of Istanbul for hunting. At
north west, Yalıköy region is determined as roe and pheasant
production area. Other than this, at Binkılıç and environs, wild boar,
woodcock and wild pigeon, rabbit and fox hunting is performed. On the
high hills of Istranca Mountains and in dense forests it is possible
to see wolf very rarely. Woodcock hunt can be performed during resting
periods while migration. Quail and freckle partridge hunting can be
performed in open areas in the plains or between forests (south parts).
Water buffalo which are separated from their herds and become wild
within the forest, and faced rarely in our country, can be hunt with
the permission of borough master. Calm water and municipal lakes, are
appropriate regions for duck and wild goose hunt. Also above mentioned
duck, goose and water birds hunt is performed in the small rivers and
lakes in the environment. Within the province territories of south
regions quail, stoke dove, freckle partridge, rabbit and fox hunting
is appropriate. In the north regions, at forest areas, wild boar and
woodcock hunts are performed. Sinekli region is determined as pheasant
At north east part of province territory you can hunt
woodcock, rabbit and fox as well as rarely mountain partridge. Around
Ömerli dam lake, duck and goose hunt can be performed. In dense forest
areas, wild board hunt is also performed.
In the Asia side, it is the best hunting grounds of the city. Forests
at Black Sea coast are the appropriate regions for wild boar and
woodcock. During migration periods in environ river and small lakes (Rez
and Riva) wild goose and wild duck hunt is performed.
Istanbul is also a popular starting point for yachtsmen. Yachtsmen
can reach Black Sea harbors and Istanbul Strait and Marinas via
European channel system and Rhine and Tuna with European internal seas
from North Sea, and can reach Turkish Mediterranean coasts and marinas.
Beautiful bays of Islands and Bosporus, under the bridges lying
between two continents, are also preferred routes for yachtsmen.
There are two golf facilities, who has operation license from Ministry
of Tourism in Istanbul.