The lift rises 1,647 vertical metres to serve 2,365m high Mount Tahtalý rising between the Kemer district of Antalya and the Tekirova resort with the Mediterranean. The 10-minute journey to the summit in 80-seat cabins provides visitors with an opportunity to ski and swim on the same day.

The 25 million euro investment in the cable car is to be followed by construction of a new ski area on the mountain with three four kilometer (2.5 mile) long runs due to be created this Spring, ready for operation in winter 2008-9 and served by a new chairlift at a cost of a further six to eight million Euros.