All the information you need to know before joining the Bosphorus dinner cruise. What to expect, how to buy ticket, from which pier it departs...
What to expect on a Bosphorus Dinner cruise?
You can expect a Bosphorus boat cruise in the evening, a romantic dinner with soft drinks or alcoholic drinks, entertainment with folk dance from different regions of Turkey, a whirling dervish show, belly dancers, and a live DJ performance.
How to book a Bosphorus dinner cruise ticket?
You do not need to buy a ticket for the Bosphorus dinner cruise. You can request a pre-reservation a few days in advance. After your reservation request, you will be notified of the transfer time and your reservation will be finalized.
How to pay for the Bosphorus dinner cruise?
There is no need to prepay or pay online for the Bosphorus dinner cruise. After making a reservation request, you can pay on the boat with cash or credit card. You can make your cash payment in Turkish lira, dollar, or euro.
What is included in the Bosphorus dinner cruise price?
Bosphorus dinner cruise is an all-inclusive tour. Dinner, Turkish night shows, unlimited drinks, and hotel transfers are included.
Where is the Bosphorus dinner cruise pier?
The departure pier of the Bosphorus dinner cruise ship is Kabataş pier. It is within walking distance of Dolmabahçe Palace and next to the IDO boat pier.
Is there free transfer from the hotels on the Bosphorus dinner cruise?
On the Bosphorus dinner cruise, there is a free transfer service from central hotels on the European side of Istanbul (Sultanahmet, Kabatas, Taksim, Şişhane, Karaköy, Sirkeci, Yenikapı, Laleli, Pera, Şişli, Nişantaşı, Aksaray, Eninönü, Cemberlitaş, Beyazıt, Harbiye, Beyoğlu).
Is there free transfer from the Istanbul Asia side on the Bosphorus dinner cruise?
Unfortunately, there are no transfers from hotels on the Asian side of Istanbul. If you are staying in a hotel on the Asian side, you have to come to Kabataş pier yourself. You can reach Kabataş pier in 15-20 minutes by ship from Kadıköy pier. Since the tour ends around 23:30 in the evening, it is very difficult to go back by public transport. For this reason, we recommend that you return by taxi.
Is there a transfer from Airbnb?
Unfortunately, there is no transfer service from Airbnb. For our Airbnb customers, they are notified of the location of a hotel within walking distance of their location, and a transfer service is provided from that point.
How do get to the boat by public transport?
The easiest way to get to Kabataş pier, where the boat departs, is by tram. When you get on the tram going in the direction of Kabataş, you should get off at the last stop, Kabataş. The pier is right across from the station.
If you are coming by your car, you can park your car at Dolmabahçe palace car park. Kabataş pier is 5 minutes walking distance from Dolmabahçe Palace.