Istanbul: Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus

Enjoy the fantastic views of Istanbul with a cruise on the Bosphorus Strait. Enjoy music and traditional live entertainment as you enjoy a 3-course dinner onboard. After pickup from your hotel, hop onboard the cruise that sails through the strait of water that separates Europe and Asia. Admire the views along the shore which are a mix of historic and modern architecture. Sail on the Bosphorus for unique views of Istanbul on a city cruise. Marvel at the city’s traditional architecture and iconic monuments. Dance to DJ music and feast on a menu of hot and cold food.
Duration: 3 hours
Group size up to 20 persons
Meeting point: Kabatas pier
Children allowed
Mobile ticket
Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

During the journey, you'll pass magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace as well as Çırağan Palace, refurbished in 1874 by Sultan Abdulaziz and now restored as a grand hotel. Sail underneath the imposing Boğaziçi Bridge, linking Europe and Asia.

Take your seat for your 3-course meal. During the evening, enjoy Katibim (traditional Turkish melody musical performance), Asuk Masuk (imitation play of little people from the Taseli district of Silifke, performed by 2 male dancers), belly dancers, a Henna ceremony, and Turkish Romany dancing. After the cruise, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Cold Starters:

  • Cold and smoked meat plates
  • Selection of fine cheeses
  • Ottoman-style appetizer plate
  • Special sultan spring rolls
  • Exotic medallions

Main Dishes:

  • Grilled filled steak
  • or Meatball with rice and garlic
  • or Tornado chateau with mushroom sauce
  • or Grilled spring chicken breast
  • or Filled sea bass pane
  • or Chef's recommendation

From the Garden:

  • Seasonal salad
  • Orient house salad

Dessert and fruit:

  • Selected Turkish dessert
  • or Seasonal fresh fruits
  • or Fresh fruit salad


  • Turkish coffee
  • Alcoholic beverages are included if you choose the corresponding option.

Know before you go

  • Please note that pickup and drop-off is only available for hotels on the European side of the city center (Sultanahmet, Taksim, laleli, Sirkeci, and Karakoy)
  • Please note that pickup time is approximate and depends on your hotel's location. It may be half an hour later than the stated starting time
  • Duration: 3 or 4 hours, depending on weather conditions

Not allowed

  • Pets

What to bring

  • Camera
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Free cancellation
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Dinner Cruise with Soft Drinks: Adult (Age 7-99)
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Dinner Cruise with Soft Drinks: Children (Age 3-6)
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Dinner Cruise with Soft Drinks: Infant (Age 2 and younger)
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Dinner Cruise with Soft Drinks: Adult (Age 7-99)
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Dinner Cruise with Alcoholic Drinks: Children (Age 3-6)
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Dinner Cruise with Alcoholic Drinks: Infant (Age 2 and younger)
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For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

Pickup and drop-off from hotels on the center of the European side of the city
Transportation in an air-conditioned bus
Boat cruise
Unlimited soft drinks
Half a bottle of wine or of gin, raki or vodka (35cl), or 2 bottles of beer or soft drinks (if alcoholic drinks option is selected)
Entrance fees

What is not included

Imported drinks

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 3 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
Directions to meet your guide

Kabatas pier

How long your tour will be
3 hrs
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Reviews by travellers
The food is delicious and the volume is satisfactory. I was happy that Turkish wine and liquor were all-you-can-drink. There are so many kinds of shows that you don't have time to look outside. If you have something you want to see, such as buildings on both sides, you will have to be careful. There is Shisha as an option, but sales are not so persistent.
11 months ago
From pick Up to drop off the whole tour was very well organised. The sights of Istanbul at night from the Bosphorus are breathtakingly beautiful. There is a taste of authentic Turkish culture served up with Swirling Dervishes and Traditional wedding dancing among the musical entertainment. And you can join in and enjoy live music that completes the evening. The food could have offered more variety but i think it being off season when i went, they maybe didn’t have the full array on offer. Apa...
12 months ago
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