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Rabbit Island

Gumusluk Harbour, Bodrum City, Turkey
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Bodrum City
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Traveler Description: "Unique spot both beautiful and with archeological ruins. All Turkey knows about it !" Rabbit Island is Located in Gumusluk Bay. On one side of the... more »
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

a small island with a ncie legend which a king of Myndos liked spend his time with the girl he was in love to see the sunsets... now island is closed because of archeological works but can be reached by nice marle road, which is 50-70 cm under the water built bu the same king of Mydos who loved spent... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

all islands and bays we visited was excellent. It is best to go with family or with partners (not alone). Even while you are visiting the bays and islands people friendly and you can chat with them. Places are excellent to visit.

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Bodrum City, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Once travellers were able to get over to the island via a small causeway to see the rabbits but now the achaeology department at the castle are doing more digs and finding more interesting pieces

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Rabbit Island no longer has many rabbits but there are some ruins which we're being excavated but this seems to have come to a halt. The causeway is very slippery so wear appropriate footwear. The start of the causeway is now blocked off by a restaurant so you have to walk along a little way in the edge of the... More

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North East England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was our third trip to Gumusluk but the first attempt we have made to get to the ancient city of Myndos which is what is on Rabbit Island. The causeway is very stoney and you will need suitable footwear to make the crossing. The depth of water never above 28 inches but sore feet from all the rocks. Once... More

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Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Well to out it blankly, we went on a boat trip and was taken to rabbit island however there were no rabbits! Obviously they are there however due to us being on the boat, I didn't really fancy getting off and exploring (I don't think we could anyway!) - it's a beautiful lump of rock in a beautiful ocean -... More

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Lafayette, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The town is still worth a visit for lunch, but don't come here expecting any ruins or to walk out to the island...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

The island is about 40 minutes by bus from Bodrum. The town which it is in is quaint with lots of restaurants on the water. As a previous reviewer reported you can no longer climb the island. There is an old walkway (wall?) which leads to the island but it is very slippery. You can also way in very shallow... More

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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

You are no longer allowed on the island due to the Roman remains. This is a shame as before it was a good walk up the hill to view out to sea.

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west mids
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

we went here on a cruise,nice little island,rabbits have left, people on the cruise swam in the crystal clear water,wish i could swim

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