Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Last Updated on June 11, 2022

Find out the best private yacht rental and boat hire Bosphorus Istanbul with our useful guide, and rent the perfect boat for you. You can get customized boat trips along the amazing Bosphorus coasts, sit back on the luxurious yacht and relax with glass of wine, Turkish snacks and drinks, take lots of Instagram photos, or even learn sailing with a skipper.


Upon exploring top sights on the historical peninsula like palaces, museums, and top tourist spots in the city, you can than rent a private yacht and cruise up and down the Bosphorus, passing the iconic palaces and historical sites, or even through the Princes’ Islands.

What to Expect?

Majority of the tourists prefer Bosphorus cruise to experience this one time experience of the city, as well as for celebrating the specific moments such birthdays, wedding anniversaries, special days, etc.

With a private yacht rental or boat hire service by a duration of 2, 3, 4 and 8 hours, you can experience and enjoy an exclusive sightseeing on Istanbul Bosphorus from the private deck of a luxurious yacht along some of the most famous sites of the city.

You’ll definitely admire the stunning beauties of Bosphorus with 360 degree views from the spacious upper fly-bridge, or enjoy relaxing in comfort on the sun deck or in the comfortable outdoor and indoor lounges.

How to Rent?

You can find many yacht charter agents in Istanbul for a great or night day out in Bosphorus. Here, we put together the most popular and preferred and we only suggest the proven tours and top rated ones with travelers’ comments.


As being Istanbeautiful team, who have collectively lived in Istanbul for more than 40 years, we can sharing our four decades of insider knowledge with the best and trusted tour suppliers.

1. Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

2,5 hours Bosphorus cruise on a 25 meters luxury yacht

This is one of the best and the most attended Bosphorus cruises. It is made on a luxury yacht and has a badge of excellence with over 400 5/5 stars reviews on Viator, and 335 excellent reviews and stars on GetYourGuide.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Complimentary drinks and canapés are provided while you sail, find out about the history of Istanbul’s landmarks from your on-board guide, a cruise for all seasons: set sail at any time of the year, weather permitting, set out from an easy-to-find waterfront meeting point near public transport

Includes: This insightful tour is guided and commentated by an experienced host, Complimentary drinks (homemade lemonade in summer and fresh fruit juice in winter), tea and coffee State-of-the-art and customized vessels for passengers, luxury yacht, delicious canapés and snacks served aboard, coffee and/or tea, snacks

Departure: Kabatas pier (see location map)

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance


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2. Bosphorus Luxury Yacht Tour

This is a fantastic new yacht cruise made on a luxury yacht for small groups (max. 15 people) with very affordable prices. You can take it at noon or at sunset for 2 hours. We highly recommend this cruise as you’ll feel yourself very special in this private chartered luxury yacht.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Cruise up and down the Bosphorus, passing the iconic palaces and historical sites, get a closer look at famous landmarks such as Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge and the Maiden Tower, a licensed and knowledgeable guide will share with you the stories and facts which accompany the many sites you pass, enjoy an intimate trip as group sizes are limited to 15 people

Includes: Glass of Wine, Fruits and Snacks, Unlimited Coffee, Tea and Soft Drinks, English Speaking Local Expert Guide, Free WiFi on Yacht

Departure: Kabatas pier (see location map)

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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3. Bosphorus Dinner / Lunch Cruise – Private & Customizable

2,5 hours Bosphorus cruise on a 25 meters luxury yacht

This is one of the best private Bosphorus cruises on a luxury yacht. You can enjoy the beauties of Istanbul on a private luxurious yacht while having your dinner or lunch served by a professional crew. You can also have a chance for sightseeing and/or swimming and relaxing while peacefully enjoying your day at the luxury yacht. You can also customize this tour according to your needs. All our tours start and end in Bebek, Besiktas, Istanbul.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Includes: Dinner, All Fees and Taxes, Restroom on board, Snacks, Bottled water, Soda/Pop, Alcoholic Beverages

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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4. Bosphorus Cruise on Yacht with Stopover on Asian Side 

2,5 hours Bosphorus Cruise on a Luxury Yacht: Morning or Afternoon

This is one of the best way to explore the Bosphorus with stopover on the Asian side and explore Kanlica. It is made on a luxury yacht and has a badge of excellence with over 115 5/5 stars reviews on Viator.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Cruise the Bosphorus on the Sunset Bosphorus yacht with a stop in Kanlıca,  sip Turkish coffee and nibble on Turkish snacks in Asian Istanbul, onboard Wi-Fi saves on roaming charges and keeps you connected, range of time slots let you plan your day and fit more in

Includes: Coffee and/or Tea, Bottled water, Turkish delight served with along Turkish coffee, Air-conditioned vehicle, WiFi on board

Departure: Kabatas pier (see location map)

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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5. Private Yacht for Surprise Events / Birthday, Proposal, Anniversary, Party

This is a great opportunity for the one who are looking for a private yacht cruise along the Bosphorus for their special events such as birthday, proposal, wedding, anniversary and parties. All arrangements are made with the provider which is a certified operator along Viator.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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6. Istanbul Bosphorus Luxury Private Yacht Rental

You can enjoy a great Bosphorus yacht cruise on a luxury private yacht with guide, and enjoy the soft drinks and snacks in the company of stunning views with this top selling private Bosphorus yacht tour.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Enjoy luxury transportation to and from your hotel in a non-smoking private van, Eat and drink complimentary soft drinks and snacks, Learn Bosphorus history with a live guide.

Includes: Transportation to and from your hotel, Complimentary soft drinks and snacks, Live guide in any language.

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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7. Istanbul: Private Bosphorus Cruise on a Luxurious Yacht

You can enjoy the Bosphorus in a fantastic way with this a 2-hour cruise on board a luxury yacht and with professional local guide onboard.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Enjoy the luxury of a private Bosphorus cruise by motor yacht, Take in views of top sights including the Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, and Beylerbeyi Palace, amongst others, Sit back and sip a complimentary beverage as you enjoy the refreshing breeze.

Includes: 2-hour private yacht tour, Unlimited tea, coffee, and water, Crew, fuel, and all taxes, Private licensed tour guide, Transportation with private van.

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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8. Istanbul Private Bosphorus Cruise

You can enjoy the Bosphorus the real way as you zigzag between the Asian and European continents with exclusive English and German speaking professional and local guide onboard.

Private Yacht Rental & Boat Hire in Istanbul Bosphorus (2022 Top Rentals)

Highlights: Sit back and relax during an exclusive cruise on a private yacht, Learn about the history and culture of lesser known neighborhoods from your local guide, Admire the famous Ottoman wooden manors, fortresses and palaces.

Includes: Private yacht, Private transfer from hotel to Kabatas and back, Private expert tour guide, Soft drinks onboard, Full crewed boat.

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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