Sign up for a cruise experience through the European and Asian sides of the magnificent Bosphorus strait as you pass through imperial monuments, illuminated architectural wonders, and historical sites along with an audio guide. 

Key Highlights

  • Cruise through the Bosphorus Strait/Bridge towards the iconic black sea
  • Along the way, wooden Ottoman houses and imperial monuments and illuminated architectural wonders pass through 
  • Discover Sultan Mehmed II's Rumeli Fortress and the neighboring Anadoluhisar as it passes through
  • Marvel at the Poyrazköy, a green oasis in the Beykoz region
  • Audio app programmed in 10 languages guides you through the majestic cruise
  • Enjoy a Skip the ticket line access at the Pier

About Bosphorus Cruise with Audio Guide

Experience the City on Two Continents at its most enchanting in a Cruise through the 32 km long Bosphorus that connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea and divides Europe from Asia. On this cruise along the iconic Bosphorus Strait, explore the historic city of Istanbul from the comfort of a luxurious boat. As you sail on to Ortaköy Mosque, you'll get a magnificent peek at Istanbul's intricate minarets. Pass through The Dolmabahce Palace, Maiden Tower, Cragan Palace, and numerous Wooden Houses in this dream-like cruise across the European side of the Bosphorus strait. We sail on, through Rumeli Fortress, a medieval fortress that stands amid a series of hills on the European banks of the Bosphorus, which was built by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II before he conquered Constantinople after which we continue on to the Asian side of the glorious Bosphorus. As you glide by the breathtaking backdrop of the floodlit Istanbul cityscape, your audio app will share with you tales that date back thousands of years while delving into the background and legends of this special city that spans two continents.


  • Ticket for a 90-minute Bosphorus Cruise
  • Meet & Greet by Marine Officer
  • Bosphorus Map
  • Water or Tea
  • Audio Guide in 10 Languages for your own Smartphone:
  • English, German, French, Russian, Italien, Italien, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish


  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the vehicles.
  • Pets are not allowed on the Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide.
  • The Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide begins at different slots of 10:30 AM, 12:45 PM, 13:45 PM, 14:45 PM, 15:45 PM, 16:45 PM, and 17:45 PM
  • The duration of the cruise is around 1.30 hours. 
What to Wear: 
  • We recommend that you dress up in line with the local customs for the Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide.
  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes. 
  • All Guests will be charged as per a standard fare for the Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide.
Things to Note:
  • This Tour is unfortunately not suitable for guests who are wheelchair users.
  • Cruise is departing in the heart of Istanbul, across tram line no 1 and funicular, close by Dolmabahce Palace. Come to the wooden house behind the red petrol station. Look for the Istanbul Welcome Card ticket window. Show your confirmation to the Istanbul Welcome Card marine officer and get access to the boat.

Cancellation Policy

  •  For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise Tour.
  •  No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.

My Voucher

  • Your Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Audio Guide tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Audio Guide tickets will be mailed to you once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof.
Meeting Point
Present your voucher at the start of the tour.

Bosphorus Cruise with Audio Guide Frequently Asked Questions

Are children allowed to join the Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide?
Yes, children are allowed to join this experience. However, they should be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email.
How long is my Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with an Audio Guide ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the event date and time selected during checkout.
What is the Bosphorus cruise?
A sightseeing Bosphorus cruise lets you discover the many wonderful landmarks surrounding the Bosphorus Strait. Some of these include Beylerbeyi Palace, Küçüksu Palace, Rumeli Fortress, Topkapi Palace, Galata Tower, Ortaköy Mosque, Anatolian Fortress, and Hagia Sophia.

Ratings & Reviews

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and efficient, as usual. Thank you.

Péterffy-Baricska Emese
Travelled March 2023

Correct price, fast confirmation.

Travelled March 2023

Good discount and very easy purchase

Ursula Mansson
Travelled March 2023

Easy booking !

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and sufficient, as usual. Thank you. Brgds,

Bosphorus Cruise with Audio Guide