EVERYONE IS INVITED
First edition of ”Falcon Fest” took place between 15-20 May 2017 in honor of May 19 The Commemoration of Atatürk Youth and Sports Day in Şahinkaya Canyon which is the first extreme sports festival of Turkey. Due to inconvenient weather which affected athletes, second edition will take place between 04-09 August 2018 and will be traditionalized. Click to watch the trailer.
Sports held within Festival Activities
Professional athletes will participate, engage in activities and perform in 9 different sports: kano, paragliding, kitesurf, paramotor, base jump, slackline/highline, rock climbing, trekking and mountain biking between 4-9 August 2018. Also, on 5 August 2018, first long distance triathlon of Turkey will take place in Samsun, world’s fastest and flattest track. Click here for more information.
Turkey’s first and only extreme sport festival Falcon Fest [...]
Falcon Fest activities which were started on August 4 [...]
Dragon Boat and Sea Canoes races have been completed [...]
Turkey’s first and only extreme sports festival Falcon Fest [...]
Space will be given for the guests who’d like to attend to the festival with their tents in Vezirsuyu Natural Park.
Showers and toilets will be available in the festival area.
There are alternative accomodation options in Vezirköprü center or thermal hotels in Havza.
Festival Location (Falcon Park)
Vezirsuyu Natural Park which is located at the southwest exit of Şahinkaya Canyon will be the festival zone. Canyon can be reached in 30 mins via vehicle and 1 hour via boat from the festival zone.
Attendees can reach the festival zone via private vehicle or can use the information in Location/Transportation section
Space will be given for the guests who’d like to attend to the festival with their tents. BBQ & picnic spaces and a cafeteria will be available.
There will be workshops for the attendees on slackline, canoeing and SUP.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Attendees who’d like to camp with their own tents should cover for their food/beverage needs.
BBQ space and a cafeteria will be available.
LOCATION / TRANSPORTATION
There will be shuttle service between 04-09 August from the city center to Vezirsuyu Natural Park.
Vezirköprü is 110 kms away from Samsun and can be reached via land route. From Vezirköprü, Şahinkaya Canyon can be reached with private vehicles via Adatepe, Oymaağa. and Türkmen villages.
Şahinkaya Canyon is 20 kms away from the village center. It has 106 water depth, 4,5 km lenght and approximately 400 meters spot height. Coordinates of the canyon: 41 16’ 32,1” N, 35 25’ 01,2”E.
Canyon can be seen via boats. Also, there is a platform over the water for passenger, load and vehicle transportation across the lake. Festival zone will be in Vezirsuyu Natural Park which will host camping and resting areas.
Children, teens and adults of all ages can participate.