Bosphorus Cruise

Free with Istanbul Tourist Pass®

Regular Price: € 4

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Take a Bosphorus Cruise for the best views of Istanbul by sea!

The Bosphorus Strait is the heart of Istanbul and a Bosphorus cruise provides the best view of many of Istanbul's most popular and beautiful attractions including Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortaköy Mosque and Rumeli Hisarı Fortress. You'll also see Istanbul's luxurious hotels, Ottoman mansions and wealthy waterfront areas such as Bebek. Sail beneath the Bosphorus Bridge which connects Asia and Europe and be amazed by the beauty and history of the city. 

There are many cruises throughout the day so there's a time to suit every itinerary! Check out the timetable now and make your plans for a day you won't forget!

Bosphorus Cruise is free with Istanbul Tourist Pass®

Regular Price € 4

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Hours & Schedule

Daily at 10:30,

A circuit tour takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How To Get There?

Take the T1 tram line and get off at Kabataş station. The company "DENTUR" will be on your right, just after the gas station. Please collect your free round trip ticket from the small wooden window bu showing your Tourist Pass ID.

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  • Boarding must be at the port of Kabataş
  • Please note that Istanbul Tourist Pass includes one-time admission to the Boat Tour.
  • Collect your free round trip ticket from the samll wooden window by showing your pass ID.
  • This is NOT a hop-on & hop-off boat tour.
  • This is NOT a guided tour.
  • You can not board again after completing the circuit.

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Bosphorus Cruise

The Bosphorus, which adds beauty to the beauty of Istanbul, fascinates everyone with its view. The Bosphorus is seen as a symbol of the city. Istanbul has been the home of many civilizations throughout history and these civilizations have settled near the sea. Therefore, it is possible to see many historical buildings along the coast. The Bosphorus is also very important in terms of geopolitics. Vessels engaged in freight transport use the Bosphorus to cross from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, thus experiencing sea traffic. Most of the local and foreign tourists coming to Istanbul prefer to explore both sides of the Bosphorus cruise. It is definitely a must-do for both the Bosphorus and the many historical buildings you can see along the coast. Or you can choose to stay at a hotel with Bosphorus view and dine in cafes with Bosphorus view. When you wake up, you can watch the blue of the Bosphorus from the window of your hotel room and take a morning walk along one of the beaches while passing the ferries. You can enjoy your dinner while listening to the sounds of the waves and under the lights of the Bosphorus bridges. You shouldn't leave Istanbul without experiencing this. You should take a ferry ride, throwing bagels into the Istanbul Bosphorus. While drinking your tea on the ferry, you should watch the magnificent view and inhale the sea air.

How many Bosphorus Bridge? Where is the Bosphorus Bridge Located?

There are 3 bridges on the Bosphorus, which connects the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. These bridges connect Asia and Europe. The first of these bridges is the 15 Temmuz Şehitler Bridge. The side of the bridge on the European side is in Ortaköy and the side on the Anatolian side is in Beylerbeyi. Its central location makes it easy to reach by public transport. The second bridge is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. The bridge provides transportation between Hisarüstü and Kavacık. The last bridge is the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge. Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge is a bridge connecting the Sarıyer district and the Beykoz district. In addition to bridges for the Bosphorus crossing, sea transportation is also in high demand.

How to Visit Bosphorus? Where to Get Bosphorus Cruise? How to get Bosphorus Cruise?

You can visit the strait accompanied by tours. Or you can enjoy the Bosphorus by wandering yourself. If you think about what to do in Bosphorus, you can dine in a Bosphorus restaurant with view and take a walk along the sea. If you want to cruise the Bosphorus, you can find boats departing from many shores of Istanbul. Or if you want to join a tour with the help of a professional team, you should definitely check out Bosphorus thing to do section of Bosphorus cruise with dinner or with Bosphorus cruise with lunch, you can enjoy the view and enjoy delicious food. How to get a Bosphorus cruise? If you ask this, you have more than one option. If you want to explore by sea boats, if you want to explore along the coastline by road you can consider different options such as Bosphorus cruise with cable car. You can book your Bosphorus Night Cruise tickets on with confidence.

Bosphorus Tours

If you want to cruise the Bosphorus, offers you many options. The first of them is Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Shows. You can experience an unforgettable Turkish night with this 3-hour tour. You can have fun with quality music and DJ shows. You can experience hours of fun with Bosphorus dinner cruise with Turkish shows. You can choose from various menus and enjoy Turkish cuisine. This tour costs 50 Euros. You can choose Bosphorus Cruise day or night. Where to get Bosphorus cruise? If you ask this, you can take the shuttle from your hotel to go to this tour that lasts 3 hours and you can comfortably come to the starting point of the tour. You can see the magnificent view of the estuary, Spice Bazaar or take a chance to visit the Egyptian Bazaar. The rest of the tour will take you through the Bosphorus Bridge to Europe and Asia. After seeing Rumeli Hisarı, you can have a delicious meal at a local Turkish restaurant. You will love Turkish flavors. You can make your pleasant holiday evening even more beautiful with delicious food. Then you can see the hill, Çamlıca. You can enjoy the beautiful Bosphorus view from Çamlıca Hill. First, you can visit the historical peninsula, learn the history of the odds and then take the Bosphorus tour by ship. Throughout the tour you can see the historical structures of Istanbul from different angles and learn about their history. This tour costs 35 Euros. If you want to visit Istanbul with Hop-On Hop-Off Bosphorus Boat Tour, you can see the magnificent view with the ferry. On one side is the magnificent view of the estuary and on the other side, the view of the Bosphorus will give you pleasant moments. When you climb up the hill, don't forget to take pictures with the scenery. Of the many more tours available on, you can choose the tour that best fits your plans or places you want to see in one package.

If you like what you see on the Bosphorus tour, you may wonder what is going on under the sea. Our Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul tour will introduce you to the largest shark family in Europe. We are providing the transfer to aquarium, so you don’t have to get the Istanbul Public Transportation Card.

With live chat support from, if you have any problems with any of the tours, you can talk to an authorized person to solve the problem. In addition, you can buy tickets online with the international secure payment system. Delightful and instructive cruise tours accompanied by tour guides will beautify your days in Istanbul. will delight you with its experienced staff and great tours.