Cruises and boat tours

Bosphorus and Black Sea cruise with lunch

Availability: Every day
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of a Bosphorus cruise
  • See where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea
  • Take a dip into the water at a calm cove
  • Explore the European and Asian side of Istanbul from the boat
What to expect

Start your afternoon with a hotel pick-up and let your guide take you to the pier where your sightseeing boat is waiting for you. Your cruise starts along the European coast of the Bosphorus lined with imperial palaces, mosques and bridges.

When you arrive at the midpoint of the Bosphorus where Second Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress meet, lunch will be served on board. You'll enjoy grilled meat or chicken and traditional Turkish mezes with soft drinks. Vegetarian options are available upon request.

While you approach the northern end of the Bosphorus with the Third Bridge on the channel, you will have a full view of the Black Sea (The cruise will just reach the point where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea, it will not go out to the open sea).

You will stop at a calm cove to dive into the cool water of the Black Sea. After the 45-min swimming break, the cruise crosses to the Asian Side for the last stop: Anadolu Kavagi. It is a very small picturesque fishing village. You'll have time to stroll around the village enjoy an ice-cream or waffle. In the late afternoon, return to Kabatas port and have your guide drop you off at your hotel.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites
  • Set menu lunch with soft drinks
What's not included
  • Alcoholic beverages on board
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Students ages (16-24): reduced
  • Children ages (6-15): reduced
  • Children ages (3-6): reduced
  • Infants ages (0-2): free
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. Please note that hotel pick-up and drop off service available only district of Beyoglu and Fatih.

What to remember
  • This tour is subject to suitable weather conditions. Depending on the weather, the route of the tour and departing pier can change. In case of a cancellation due to weather conditions, you can get a full refund or reschedule your booking
  • The swimming stop is only available between early June and late September
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When
  • This tour operates daily at 1.00pm
  • Please note, that hotel pick-up will be about one hour before the tour starts, depending on where the hotel is located
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Provider
Bosphorus Tours Istanbul
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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