Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Istanbul

Bosphorus, Istanbul

Featuring some of each destination’s must-see highlights, this trip is ready to book with the itinerary and services indicated. Please see full details below.

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Daily Istanbul Dinner Cruises by ZOE Private Yacht Charter

Overview – Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Istanbul

 bosphorus dinner cruise istanbulDestinations:Classic Bosphorus Dinner Cruise of European & Asian sides
Duration:2 or 3 hours
Departures:Every day at 20:00, 21:00, 22:00
Priced From:From 449 € Euro total for the yacht
(NOT per person)
Includes:2 or 3 hour private Bosphorus dinner cruise on Zoe Yacht, round-trip hotel or cruiseship transfers, free tea/coffee/water aboard, all necessary crew, fuel & taxes. Dinner is an optional extra.

Detailed Itinerary

Istanbul Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus
You’ll be picked up from your hotel or ship and transferred to pier to board the beautiful Zoe Yacht.

Welcomed on board by your crew, sit back and relax in the lower lounge or upper fly-bridge deck for unbeatable sea views. Then you’ll set off along the Bosphorus shores, taking in the must-see highlights of both European and Asian Sides.

Starting on the European Rivieria you’ll glide by some of the most stunning waterfront architecture including the Ciragan and Dolmbahce Palaces, the elegant Ortakoy mosque, Bosphorus & Fetih Bridges, Rumeli & Anadolu Fortresses.

Later cross to the Asian side returning past beautiful yalis and historical Ottoman mansions, Beylerbeyi & Kucuksu Palaces with glorious views facing towards Maiden’s Tower and the royal Seraglio Point, showing the famous skyline of domes and minarets of Topkapi Palace, Haghia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

On board experience what cruising on the Bosphorus is all about – a cooling breeze, spectacular scenery, balmy waters, relaxing in comfort on your own private motor-yacht charter in Istanbul. You’ll dine on freshly prepared delicious Turkish cuisine as you glide along this historical Bosphorus strait, passing lavish Ottoman palaces, mosques and waterfront villas across European and Asian shores.

Enjoy commanding views from the upper veranda of your own private motor-yacht in this unique cruise of Istanbul – Perfect for special occasions, small groups, families or couples…

After a wonderfully relaxing time, disembark the yacht and we’ll transfer you back to your hotel or ship.


Dinner is an optional extra. See a choice of menus here from 35 Euro per person.

Route Map:

Click to see a map here of the typical route taken.

Additional Drop-off Options:

You can be dropped off at some of Istanbul’s selected Bosphorus venues, hotels, restaurants or famous night-spots such as Angelique, Reina, Sortie or Suada if you wish to continue the evening after your cruise, or skip the nightlife and we’ll drop you off directly at your hotel.

You’ll experience:

  • An evening Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus, Europe & Asian shores
  • Unique views of the most famous waterfront sites and Istanbul’s magnificent skyline
  • Complimentary tea or coffee served on board
  • Beverages/cocktails prepared with care and served on board from a bar with great service for alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (available for purchase on-board)
  • A friendly captain and crew at your service
  • Relaxing in your own private lounge and 360 degree flybridge
  • A yacht for you and your chosen companions only, nobody else
  • Great photo opportunities to capture beautiful Istanbul by night, waterfront palaces, mosques and mansions and boats of all sizes
  • Cruise by elegant waterfront pavilions and historical old timber Ottoman summer ‘yalis’ – the remarkable Bosphorus villas that line the Bosphorus shores… Here Pashas and European ambassadors to the Sublime Porte and the viceroys of Egypt retired in the heat of summer…
  • Admire the curved domes and pencil thin minarets gracing the skyline of Istanbul & the Bosphorus by night…
  • Enjoy the golden hues and reflections of the city lights sparkle across the waters from Europe to Asia…”

Pick Up Points:

  • European-side city-center hotels: Our free pick up and drop-off service provided to and from our yacht pier.
  • Cruiseships: Our free pick up and drop-off service provided to and from our yacht pier.
  • Selected Bosphorus hotels, restaurants and piers – You’ll be picked up and droped-off for free directly from selected piers of Bosphorus hotels and restaurants including Four Seasons Bosphorus, Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Radisson Blu Bosphorus and more.
  • For any other locations, please ask and we can advise the best way to collect you, usually from the nearest hotel or pier.


We can take up to 12 guests on Zoe Yacht.

(For larger groups we offer a range of different yachts – please email us).

Prices & Dates:

Duration:2 or 3 hours
Departure-Times:Everyday at 20:00, 21:00, 22:00
2 hours
Yacht Rental Price (Not per person):
399 Euro for the yacht
449 Euro for the yacht
3 hours
Yacht Rental Price (Not per person):
549 Euro for the yacht
599 Euro for the yacht
Includes:2 or 3 hour private Bosphorus tour on Zoe Yacht, free tea and coffee aboard, all necessary crew, fuel & taxes. Dinner is an optional extra with menus from 40 Euro per person.
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Awards & Testimonials:

TripAdvisor has awarded Byzas Tours the Certificate of Excellence with 5 stars. Please read what previous guests have said about us on their website or below.

I would recommend this experience to anyone looking for an exclusive and impressive way to discover the Bosphorus.
Alain.M., France
It was the most wonderful day. The service & boat were excellent. I would highly recommend. Many thanks,
Brian.H., Australia
The boat was amazing! The captain, crew and the service were really polite. For sure we will recommend your company to family and friends!
by D.A. Greece

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