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Bosphorus & Black Sea 2-Course Lunch Cruise with Swimming Opportunity

  • Transfers included
  • Hotel pickup

Savour the allure of Istanbul on a 4.5-hour cruise across the Bosphorus Strait, featuring a Black Sea swim, historic sights, and a delightful Turkish lunch.

Highlights

  • Set sail on a 4.5-hour cruise along Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, bridging the continents of Asia and Europe with splendid sights.

  • Relish the charm of a Turkish 2-course lunch while gliding past the majestic Ottoman-era mansions, offering an unparalleled culinary and visual treat.

  • From the on-deck vantage point, marvel at the iconic Galata Tower and the massive Bosphorus Bridge, symbols of Istanbul's rich heritage.

  • The adventure spikes with a refreshing swim in the Black Sea and a leisurely walk around the quaint town of Anadolu Kavagi.

  • Did you know? The Black Sea got its name due to the intense navigational challenges it offered in the past, adding a dash of thrill to your swim!

Inclusions

  • 4.5-hour cruise on the Bosphorus Strait

  • Expert English & Spanish-speaking guide onboard

  • Hotel pick-up from central Istanbul

  • 2-course lunch

  • Soft drinks, tea & coffee

  • Fruit platter

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Ratings & Reviews

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Karin Zintz Volbracht

Karin

5/5

Apr, 2024

A wonderful excursion! Pick-up at the hotel went well, everything on board was great, good explanations, friendly crew. And you can get a good idea of the enormous size of Istanbul from the water.
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Jiayin Guo

Jiayin

4/5

Aug, 2023

Carl Rhodes

Carl

4/5

May, 2023

Terese Urovsky

Terese

5/5

Aug, 2022

The crew was so friendly and the narration was interesting. The food was very good and authentic. The tea service was a nice touch. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Bosphorus!
Luca Spampinato

Luca

4/5

Aug, 2022

A Bosphorus and Black Sea sojourn

Embark on a half-day journey that starts with a pick-up from your central Istanbul hotel and set sail on the Bosphorus Strait, cutting through the heart of Istanbul. An experienced tour guide, well-versed in the city's rich tapestry of history, regales you with tales of stunning Ottoman-era mansions, striking city mosques, and the iconic Galata Tower that dot the strait. Glide under the Bosphorus Bridge, a marvel connecting two continents, a testament to Istanbul's unique blend of Asia and Europe. Complementing these visual treats is a 2-course meal of sumptuous grilled chicken and traditional meze dishes, accompanied by soft drinks, Turkish tea, and Nescafe.

Swim and explore Anadolu Kavagi

Brace yourself for a thrilling swim in the Black Sea, known for its historic navigational challenges. Safely guided by the crew, it's an invigorating experience. Back ashore, a leisurely walk around Anadolu Kavagi reveals the beauty of its lush hills and the fascinating ruins of a medieval fortress. Experience a unique blend of history, culture, gastronomy, and adventure.

What to bring

  • Bring along your swimsuit, a towel, sunscreen and sunglasses.

  • You can bring your own drinks.

Additional information

  • Click here to view the menu.

  • Vegetarian options are available upon request (before the cruise).

  • No printout required! Just show your mobile voucher with a valid photo ID at the port while boarding

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays

Boarding Point

  • Make your way to the entrance of DOLMABAHCE PALACE

  • Look for a person holding a placard that says “Bosphorous Tour”

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

  • Nearest bus stop is Dolmabahçe-Tünel, which is a 4-minute walk from the boarding point

  • Buses #37T, 38KT, 48T & 49T will get you here

Validity

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