Istanbul: Hop-On-Hop-Off Bosphorus Boat Tour with Audio App

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Group size up to 30 persons
Experience Istanbul from a unique vantage point during a convenient hop-on-hop-off cruise. Discover palaces, fortresses, mosques, bridges, and houses both from the river. Explore the exciting neighborhoods of Istanbul as you cruise along the Bosphorus. Explore Istanbul's special landscape and shorelines by boat. Hop off at 4 different stops to explore the city's famous sites.
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Chris
Very informative site. Filters make it very user friendly. Rating helped tremendously when choosing an activity. I just felt that some of the points of drop off/ hop on may not be worth much from a tourist perspective. Check for local attractions before disembarking. Also note exactly where boat stops on quay, and that there are two different vessels that you can use, as we missed it twice and had to twiddle our thumbs for an hour.
Sheila
over 2 years ago
The ferries were on time, the staff helpful with boarding someone with some mobility issues, since the step onto the boat was sometimes high. No need to climb all the stairs though, there was indoor seating. We skipped the 2nd to last stop to have time to visit Beylerbeyi palace at the last stop, which was really worth it!
Veronica
over 2 years ago
Nice boat ride that allows you to see places in Istanbul that you would hardly reach on purpose. The vision of the city from the sea makes it even more spectacular, good price for the service they give you. The only flaw there are not the usual headphones that tell the history of the city as the classic hop in hop off
Elena D.
over 2 years ago
The tour was very interesting. The kind staff. I recommend purchases in Italian on board, because the exchange in euros is not convenient.
SEBASTIAN H.
about 3 years ago
The boats are not punctual, when you make a stop to wait for the next one, but the route is fantastic.
Juan l.
almost 3 years ago
Great nice journey through the Bosphorus long trip and with stops was as described I recommend
Anastasia
over 2 years ago
See the Bosphorus in all its beauty ... and be able to get on and off
JAIRO A.
almost 3 years ago
Great tour, advantageous to hop off and know a bit then hop on
Richard
over 2 years ago
Very easy booking and fast voucher exchange. Friendly staff.
Elnur
10 months ago
Just an ordinary hop on hop off tour :)
€12
per person
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Admire the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul from a completely different perspective beyond the regular tourist paths while enjoying the beautiful views around you. There are 4 points you can leave the boat and join the next one again 60 or 120 minutes later. Without hopping off you can make this tour in 100 minutes. Your ticket is valid for a full day. The hop-on-hop-off stops are Kabataş, Emirgan, Kucuksu, Beylerbeyi, Beşiktaş and back to Kabataş.

The first stop on the Bosphorus will be Emirgan, a perfect place for a coffee, a snack or a lunch break at the cafes next to an 18th-century mosque. Visit the green Emirgan Park, Sabanci museum, or walk along the beautiful shoreline. Then, catch one of the next boats and cross to the Asian side to go to the second stop Kucuksu, known for its ornately decorated royal hunting pavilion.

After enjoying the pavilion and its surroundings, head over to Beylerbeyi Palace, a royal summer residence built in the 19th-century. Explore the palace or enjoy a relaxing stroll through the gardens. Visit the Beylerbeyi Mosque then catch the next boat back to the European side to go to the last stop, Besiktas which is famous for its lively local market. Visit the Besiktas square and sample some fresh seasonal fish. Continue on to Kabataş where you can take the funicular to Taksim or the tram to Sultanahmet.

Know before you go

You will receive the instructions to download the audio guide app along with your reservation confirmation
There is no internet at the pier, so please download the app prior to your tour
Please bring your own headphones to use the audio guide

Price
Passengers (Age 99 and younger)
€12
per person
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

Hop-on hop-off ticket valid the whole day
Audio guide app in Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Arabic, Polish, Russian, Turkish, and Chinese

What is not included

Entrance to palaces or museums
Headphones for your audio app

Activity schedule

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Activity book period
You can book tour up to 6 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

European Side, Ömer Avni, 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul

How long your tour will be
1 hrs 30 min
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Reviews by travellers
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Elnur
10 months ago
Just an ordinary hop on hop off tour :)
Richard
over 2 years ago
Very easy booking and fast voucher exchange. Friendly staff.
Elena D.
over 2 years ago
The tour was very interesting. The kind staff. I recommend purchases in Italian on board, because the exchange in euros is not convenient.
Pedro
over 2 years ago
The boat was supposed to have made three stops, but it only made one stop.
Anastasia
over 2 years ago
See the Bosphorus in all its beauty ... and be able to get on and off
Veronica
over 2 years ago
Nice boat ride that allows you to see places in Istanbul that you would hardly reach on purpose. The vision of the city from the sea makes it even more spectacular, good price for the service they give you. The only flaw there are not the usual headphones that tell the history of the city as the classic hop in hop off
Chris
over 2 years ago
Very informative site. Filters make it very user friendly. Rating helped tremendously when choosing an activity. I just felt that some of the points of drop off/ hop on may not be worth much from a tourist perspective. Check for local attractions before disembarking. Also note exactly where boat stops on quay, and that there are two different vessels that you can use, as we missed it twice and had to twiddle our thumbs for an hour.
Sheila
over 2 years ago
The ferries were on time, the staff helpful with boarding someone with some mobility issues, since the step onto the boat was sometimes high. No need to climb all the stairs though, there was indoor seating. We skipped the 2nd to last stop to have time to visit Beylerbeyi palace at the last stop, which was really worth it!
Juan l.
almost 3 years ago
Great nice journey through the Bosphorus long trip and with stops was as described I recommend
JAIRO A.
almost 3 years ago
Great tour, advantageous to hop off and know a bit then hop on
€12
per person
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