Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Half-Day Cruise from Istanbul

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Turkey, Turkey, Istanbul

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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Istanbul
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


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.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Rumeli Fortress, Yahyakemal Cad. No.28, Istanbul 34470 Turkey

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

Pass By: Kucuksu Pavilion, Kucuksu Cad. No:12, Istanbul 34810 Turkey

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

Pass By: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey

The palace of the 19th century Ottoman Empire.

Pass By: Çırağan Palace, Yıldız, Çırağan Cd. No:84, 34349 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

Second palace of the Ottoman Empire from 19th century.

Pass By: KIz Kulesi, Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey

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

Pass By: Beylerbeyi Palace, Abdullahaga Cad., Istanbul Turkey

Summer palace of the Ottoman Empire From 19th Century.

Pass By: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

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

Pass By: Kuleli, 34684 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Turkey

Historical Kuleli Military Highschool where founder of Turkish Republic Atatürk graduated.

Pass By: Bebek Park, Istanbul 34342 Turkey

Bebek is the most expensive neighborhood of İstanbul.

Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge, Kuzguncuk Mahallesi 15, Istanbul Turkey

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

Pass By: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Hisarustu Kavacik Yolu, Istanbul Turkey

Second suspension bridge of İstanbul from 1980's .

Stop At: Anadolu Kavagi, Anadolu KavagI, Istanbul Turkey

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Yavuz Sultan Selim Koprusu, Istanbul Turkey

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.

Stop At: Yavuz Sultan Selim Koprusu, Istanbul Turkey

Swimming break at a bay near the bridge.

Duration: 40 minutes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Local guide

  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Swimsuit and towels recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


5 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Topkapi Palace

Amazing View From The Topkapi Palace!.



Off to the Black Sea


Under the Bridge

Under the bridge


Cruising along the Bosphorus Straight

Nearing sunset on our cruise.


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