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Zoe Yacht Private Day Tours

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Address: Kurucesme Quay, Istanbul 34345, Turkey
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+90 532 200 7158
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Zoe Yacht Bosphorus Cruise operates daily Sightseeing, Sunset and Dinner...

Zoe Yacht Bosphorus Cruise operates daily Sightseeing, Sunset and Dinner cruises by private yacht charter in Istanbul, Turkey.

Cruise along the Bosphorus European & Asian Sides, the Golden Horn, tour near the Black Sea Mouth at Anadolu Kavagi and Poyrazkoy, or to the Princes' Islands. Swimming, fishing and custom cruises are also available.

On board our boat (a 17-meter/55-foot long flybridge motor-yacht, you'll enjoy cruising in comfort within a relaxing environment with wrap-around lounge seating, a large table for al-fresco dining or sipping your favorite cocktail, a sun-pad on the bow for sunbathing and a spacious flybridge on the upper deck for 360 degree sea views.

A private cruise means the yacht is just for you and your chosen companion/s - nobody else (than crew). This makes it ideal for couples, families and friends wishing to enjoy a unique outing, celebrate a special occasion, romantic dinner, anniversary or birthday, or even make a wedding proposal in Istanbul.

Zoe Yacht is a legally licensed vessel with Turkish yacht charter license registered at Istanbul harbour, which offers our guests the security of approval and recommendation from Turkey’s governing transportation authority and Turkish Chamber of Shipping.

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Sunset proposal 💍

My fiancé proposed on the most magical sunset cruise. The service was outstanding, from providing drinks to taking beautiful photographs, and making up a lie about other people... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Emma W
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My fiancé proposed on the most magical sunset cruise. The service was outstanding, from providing drinks to taking beautiful photographs, and making up a lie about other people cancelling so I didn't realise it had been hired out just for me!! We also have a three month baby and they ensured the journey was smooth for him. Perfect boat trip... More 

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We chartered a cruise, pick up and an English speaking guide. The pick up was quick and prompt greeted by the gentle smile of the driver!(made that morning sunny despite the cold weather) Upon arriving, the yacht was..... "wow"! The guide greeted us on the boat and we were served by the most helpful smiley server. The Captain of the... More 

Thank Bryan L
Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a super day on the Bosporus. The yacht was just as promised with a friendly and attentive crew. It is highly recommended for anyone wanting to see Istanbul from the water.

Thank haifinna
Astoria, New York
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I took my wife on a Bosphorus cruise for our first year anniversary. We took a taxi from our hotel to the pier area, which is very crowded, but our tour guide was waiting there on time for us with a placard. He helped us board the yacht as it arrived at the pier and we were introduced to the... More 

Thank Nitin D
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

We took the Princes Island cruise for the second time as we did the same cruise last year with a lot of good friends. The ship is in excellent condition and very clean. Captain and crew very competent and ready to serve you. Of course both Istanbul and Princes Islands are lovely. So I do recommend it.

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Thank Marielaure6854
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My friends and I had a fantastic cruise on the Bosphorus with Zoe Yacht on a very hot day. We were picked up on time and transferred to the yacht. Everything was spotless clean, the staff were very nice, there was the nice breeze, the ride was smooth. I don't see a better way to discover Istanbul.

Thank Cazyap
pine mountain, ga
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

i arrived Istanbul at 4pm on Holland America with my mom and sis. Zoe allows up to 12 people per cruise. During the first several days of the cruise, we met other travelers who wanted to join us. This made the price per person very reasonable. A representative met us outside of the security building,, and the we headed to... More 

Thank goodmigrations
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had an amazing time during our cruise and it was fascinating to see Istanbul and touristic attractions from Bosphorus. If you are visiting Istanbul, it is a must !! Staff was amazing. We had wonderful time thank you so much !!!

Thank Utku H
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Took a 2 hours tour of the river on the Zoe Yacht. It was bliss. Great staff and great to point out interesting points on the river without being intrusive. We indulged in a wonderful chocolate mouse type cake, champagne and drinks up on top deck. I would highly recommend Zoe Yacht private tours

Thank ChuckWicklow
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We can only sing the praises for all involved in Zoe cruises. They collected us from the Four Seasons Bosphorus on time and the service, food, atmosphere and comfort was excellent throughout. We saw numerous pods of dolphins along the cruise which made our day and we made full use of all the facilities on board. We took our own... More 

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