• Your boat for the day - Zoe Yacht

About Us / Our Yacht

We are a local owned and managed 17-meter motor-yacht, Zoe Yacht, operating a range of daily departure yacht charters and private tours in Istanbul Turkey, along the beautiful Bosphorus Strait.

Here you can find & book private Istanbul tours owner-direct using this website, the only official website for Zoe Yacht Cruises in Istanbul. Our Istanbul office of English-speaking tourism professionals will be happy to help you with all your boating requests by email or phone.

We operate our own range of cruises in Istanbul every day for your ideal Bosphorus cruise including a range of sightseeing, sunset and dinner cruises. We also offer a choice of routes including Bosphorus, the Black Sea, Golden Horn and Princes’ Islands, all of which are popular cruise routes in and around Istanbul itself and suitable for couples, families or small groups.

In addition to hosting guests of up to 12 aboard our own yacht, we are experienced in organizing larger boats or yachts for larger groups in particular for weddings, meetings & corporate events such as dinner or cocktail cruises and events. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any boating needs in Istanbul.


To operate and maintain our motor-yacht for private charter in Istanbul so that our guests can enjoy unique views, comfort and a relaxing environment on-board. We also aim to offer a similar level of service on larger vessels offered for larger groups.


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Zoe Yacht is equipped and maintained at a high standard so that you will cruise safely and comfortably. It is also serviced and upgraded regularly so that you will continue to enjoy your cruising experience when on-board.

Legally Licensed & Insured

Zoe Yacht is a legal fully licensed motor-yacht with Turkish yacht charter license registered at Istanbul port, which offers our guests the security of approval and recommendation from Turkey’s governing transportation authority and Turkish Chamber of Shipping. Both the boat and passengers of Zoe Yacht are also fully insured.

Attentive Service

Our friendly team of Turkish crew members including captain, first-mate and steward are intimately familiar with the Bosphorus and waterways of Istanbul for ensuring a pleasant and safe cruise with great service.

Why Zoe Yacht Bosphorus Cruises?

  • Recommended by major travel sites including Travel + Leisure, BBC Travel, Rough Guides and The Guide Istanbul.
  • Five Star Reviews – Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence yearly
  • Award-Winning Company – Winner at the LUX Global Excellence Awards, LTG Luxury Travel Guide Awards, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, Travel and Hospitality Awards
  • For your Safety, in all our cruises you get to have the whole yacht just for you, your own family and friends (plus crew) – nobody else at all!
  • Unique views and Comfort in a Relaxing environment
  • All guests are Fully Insured on our yacht
  • Legally Licensed yacht operator
  • Private tour and Yacht Rental Specialists for Istanbul
  • Get Best Rates Owner-Direct on this website for 2024-2025
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off available for an extra fee from your European-side city-center hotel or cruise-ship for direct bookings
  • Book Online anytime 24/7 securely and instantly



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A truly magical experience... it was certainly the perfect way for friends to celebrate a special occasion. Thank you for all the lovely details, like the flowers and your staff’s helpfulness.

Katalin.B., USA


I would recommend this experience to anyone looking for an exclusive and impressive way to discover the Bosphorus.

Alain.M., France