Kabataş Ferry Terminal

Enter your dates to find available activities

Kabataş Ferry Terminal: Our most recommended tours and activities

Istanbul: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on a Luxurious Yacht

1. Istanbul: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on a Luxurious Yacht

Sunset on the water is an amazing way to end your cruise experience and an equally amazing way to start your evening. Whether it is to impress that special someone with a picture-perfect moment or just to appreciate a great time with great friends, a sunset cruise is something everyone will remember.  Few places in the world are as mesmerizing as Istanbul in the setting sun. Aboard an elegant yacht, drinking traditional Turkish drinks, and nibbling on canapés and fruit from tastefully arranged platters, glide by palaces and minarets as you sail along the Bosphorus.  When dusk sets in, a soothing breeze arrives from the Sea of Marmara and the sky over the city puts on a colorful show, tinted with shades of orange and rose. The muezzin calls from a towering minaret. Majestic palaces and villas standstill along the strait’s banks, as if nothing has changed over a millennium. Breathe in the legacy of ancient Byzantium, Constantinople, and the mighty Ottoman Empire with each breath of fresh salty air. Kick back and ride gentle waves in the comfort of a yacht. Watch the city and its iconic landmarks pass by, which is the perfect way to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing. The tour starts at Kabatas Pier and ends at Karakoy Pier.

Istanbul: Bosphorus Cruise with Audio App

2. Istanbul: Bosphorus Cruise with Audio App

Take part in one of the best Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Historical places you will see from the distance include Galata Tower, Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast.

Istanbul Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Wine on a Luxury Yacht

3. Istanbul Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Wine on a Luxury Yacht

See Istanbul landmarks, hear thousand-year-old stories, and awe at the sunset with snacks and a glass of wine. Avoid the crowds on this safe and luxurious yacht with an experienced captain and crew. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 guests, so this will be a semi-private experience to remember. Board from the European side of Istanbul and be welcomed by a licensed guide. They will accompany the tour with fascinating facts about Istanbul's history, and the outstanding sites you will see. Relax as you see famous landmarks like the Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy Mosque and the vibrant district of Uskudar. Enjoy the sights of the city's Euoprean and Asians sides you sail the famous Bosphorus Strait. Sit back and relax as you are served traditional Turkish snacks. Take in a famous Bospherous sunset while enjoying fruit and a glass of Turkish wine.

Istanbul: City Transport Card for Bus, Metro, Tram & Ferries

4. Istanbul: City Transport Card for Bus, Metro, Tram & Ferries

Experience Istanbul stress-free with a pre-charged travel card for public transport networks throughout the city. Travel on the metro, trams, buses, and ferries to experience the city like a local. Using your ticket is easy: simply swipe it at the entrance machines at each station of tram, metro, or public ferry boat. Your ticket will be validated upon each use and can be used for 5 or 10 rides depending on the option you book. Your card will be delivered before your arrival at your hotel located in the Sultanahmet or Taksim areas. After booking, the local partner will send you a separate email with a city map and an e-booklet with discounts for attractions and activities in Istanbul.

Istanbul: Kadıköy Food Tour for Cruise Ship Visitors

5. Istanbul: Kadıköy Food Tour for Cruise Ship Visitors

Discover the colorful neighborhood of Kadıköy on a 3-hour tour across the Bosphorus. Accompanied by an experienced, multi-lingual guide from start to finish, this tour will allow you to experience the best of Turkish cuisine in a small-group tour.  A local guide will meet you in the Istanbul Cruise Ship Port and accompany you across the Bosphorus by ferry. Take in panoramic views of both sides of the city before setting off to explore the residential neighborhood of Kadıköy. Get a taste of how the locals live, wandering through markets and food stalls. No need to have dinner afterward, as this tour will take you to sample local delicacies such as baklava, kebabs, Turkish delight, simit, Turkish tea, mezes, olives, pastrami, clotted cream, local cheeses, and more. Chat with shopkeepers, meet the locals, and make new friends while learning the history and culture of the city. After the tastings, choose to spend free time in Kadikoy or follow your guide on the commuter ferry back to your cruise ship.

Istanbul: Highlights Tour and Bosphorus Cruise

6. Istanbul: Highlights Tour and Bosphorus Cruise

See the main historical sights of Istanbul and take a 2.5-hour luxury cruise along the beautiful shoreline as the sun sets. Visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. Learn about their histories on a guided tour. See the site of the Ancient Roman hippodrome. Transfer to the glass-encased luxury yacht in the evening and enjoy a welcome drink of traditional Turkish demirhindi. Enjoy the sights of the city at dusk with informative commentary. Feel the soothing breeze coming over the Sea of Marmara at dusk on this highlights tour and cruise in Istanbul.

Other Sightseeing Options in Kabataş Ferry Terminal

Want to discover all there is to do in Kabataş Ferry Terminal? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Kabataş Ferry Terminal

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 968 reviews

The excursion was great, the explanations from the tour guide were great and the food on board and the service were excellent! We can recommend this excursion in Istanbul.

Amazing cruise. Great friendly staff and lovely luxurious yacht. Absolutely the best activity and must-do when visiting Istambul.

They were super efficient in delivering the card, which worked quite well

Great experience. Very nice boat, not much people, a lot of snacks.

It was nice experience and never to be missed opportunity