As it advances towards the sea after passing through Oymapinar dam, Manavgat stream which descends from the Toros mountains forms this waterfall. This waterfall presents a place of rare beauty for the lovers of the nature and has a quite high flow rate. In summer and winter with its very green environment, the waterfall lets the visitors have a very nice rest and picnic, use boats on the river and enjoy the boat tours.
Although waterfalls are not high, the current is very powerful and the river rushes milky white over the rocks and the streams are full of trout. Next to the waterfalls, shady tea gardens, fish restaurant, a cafeteria, recreational sites and souvenir shops make the falls a pleasant, cool resting spot, especially welcome after a day of sightseeing. It is also possible to take a delightful boat trip up the Manavgat River to explore this lovely area further.
To reach Manavgat waterfall one advances 4 km along before Manavgat a road separating from Antalya-Manavgat highway.
The oldest name of the town and river established near this river is Manauwa in Luwi language but today this name is being used with a slight change of pronunciation. In Hellen Roman period its name was Melas