Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Half-Day Cruise from Istanbul

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From $65.48

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Take a leisurely afternoon cruise along Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, and enjoy an onboard lunch and visit to the Black Sea, too! After savoring delights such as Turkish meze and grilled chicken while the sightseeing boat is docked, cruise from Rumeli Hisarı Fortress along the Bosphorus Strait, passing Galata Tower, Bosphorus Bridge and more. Pass into the open waters of the Black Sea, and stop for a swim at the coastal village of Poyrazköy or explore the medieval ruins of Anadolu Kavağı before returning to Istanbul.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide



What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Swimsuit and towels recommended
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Rumeli Fortress
Rumeli fortress was built during 15th century by the order of Mehmed II as a part of the plan to siege Constantinople.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kucuksu Pavilion
A small palace from 19th Century used as a hunting lodge to Sultans.

• Admission Ticket Free

Dolmabahce Palace
The palace of the 19th century Ottoman Empire.

• Admission Ticket Free

Second palace of the Ottoman Empire from 19th century.

• Admission Ticket Free

KIz Kulesi
Ancient tower subjected to many legends. Eastern Romans used the tower as a lighthouse and for the taxation of the ships.

• Admission Ticket Free

Beylerbeyi Palace
Summer palace of the Ottoman Empire From 19th Century.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Strait
The bosphorus strait of İstanbul.Only waterway from Blacksea to Sea of Marmara.Natural border between Europe and Asia.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bebek Park
Bebek is the most expensive neighborhood of İstanbul.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Bridge
Bosphorus suspension bridge from 1970's. Link between two continents .

• Admission Ticket Free

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
Second suspension bridge of İstanbul from 1980's .

• Admission Ticket Free

Anadolu Kavagi
A beautiful fishing village of İstanbul where our guests will have a break before swimming.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yavuz Sultan Selim Koprusu
Third suspension bridge of İstanbul constructed in 2013. Widest and highest bridge of Turkey. There is a nice bay near the bridge where our guests will have swimming break.

• Admission Ticket Free

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