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Tickets for Bosphorus & Black Sea Afternoon Cruise with Lunch

Delicious lunch, stunning sightseeing, and a swim in the Black Sea

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Starting time: 13:30
Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

Overview

Highlights

  • Enjoy an afternoon cruise along the Bosphorus Strait to the Black Sea and back again, marveling at the stunning landmarks and scenery of Istanbul along the way
  • Live it up like an Ottoman sultan and savor a mouthwatering lunch of beautifully prepared Turkish cuisine as you float happily between two continents
  • Hop off along the route to stretch your legs and explore quiet fishing villages, opulent palaces, and formidable fortresses; take a dip in the Black Sea, and more

Description

Put your stay in Istanbul on cruise-control with a luxurious afternoon cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and the Black Sea. This sightseeing spectacular will take you sailing between two continents, and includes a mouthwatering lunch of Turkish delicacies while you soak up the city's iconic landmarks and beautiful scenery.

Marvel at the Baroque elegance of Kucuksu Palace, and the impenetrable-looking Rumeli Hisari as you cruise on by.

After exploring the fortress, savor a delicious Turkish lunch. Think richly spiced grilled chicken and traditional meze - vegetarian options are also available!

As you approach the northern end of the Bosphorus Strait, the tour will continue into the Black Sea, and stop at a beautiful cove on the Asian side where you can soak up the sun and even take a dip in the water.

A final stop at the sleepy fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi will let you stretch your legs, or grab an ice-cream or waffle in the sun before the journey back to Kabatas.

Ticket

What's included

4.5-hour cruise of the Bosphorus Strait and the Black Sea
Lunch (grilled chicken and traditional meze) on the boat with fruits and soft drinks
Swimming in the Black Sea at Poyrazkoy

What's not included

Access to the Rumeli Fortress
Hotel pick-up

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

1
Taksim Square
Gümüşsuyu Mahallesi, Taksim Meydani/Osmanlı Sokak 1/B, 34437, Istanbul
2
Bosphorus Tour Pier
Cibali Mahallesi, Kadir Has Ünv. No:134, 34083, Istanbul
  • Go to the Marmara Taksim Hotel on Taksim Square and show your smartphone ticket to the bus driver who will bring you to the pier
  • Departure is at 13:30. Please be at the bus 30 minutes before departure
  • The pier might change due to operational reasons

Ratings & reviews

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Aug 29, 2019
Great way to see the city, didn’t go into the Black Sea, but close enough to see it... great opportunity for diving off the boat on the Asia side.
Aug 13, 2019
I was really surprised at the quality of this trip. The lunch was basic but tasty.
The drive to the pick-up was quite long and started some way up the Bosphorus, but we were dropped off at Kabatas so saw a lot on our return.
The guide had great English and was very knowledgeable and friendly.
I was really pleased and surprised to get a free pick-up and drop off in the price.
For what we paid, this was an absolute bargain.
I'd advise you to take your swimming costume. The water was lovely.
Try a fish sandwich at Anadolu.
Be aware of the beer prices. 😉
Aug 12, 2019
Excellent customer service very friendly staff highly recommended

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