Day Cruise to the Princess Island

Discover 2 magical islands in a single day from Istanbul in this unforgettable full-day Cruise, with lunch, transfers and even a ride in a horse-drawn carriage.

Things to do Day Cruise to the Princess Island

Day Cruise to the Princess Island start early in the morning, your tour coordinator will pick you up in a luxury air-conditioned bus to escort you to the port. From there, you will set sail for the island of Heybeliada or Halki in Greek, the second largest of the archipelago of the Prince Islands. During the cruise, the guide will provide you with more information about the islands.

In Heybeliada, you will have the opportunity to explore the island in a horse-drawn carriage and see the most emblematic buildings, including the Naval Cadet School or the Byzantine church of Kamariotissa.

Back on the boat, you will comfortably enjoy the views of the Sea of ​​Marmara and Istanbul for about half an hour, on the way to Buyukada or Prinkipos, the largest of the islands in the archipelago.

At the port of Buyukada you will enjoy a delicious Turkish lunch and have free time to visit the island, take a bath or shop for local products.

There are several historical buildings in Buyukada, such as the 6th century Hagia Yorgi Church and Monastery, the Hagios Dimitrios Church and the Hamidiye Mosque, built by Abdul Hamid II. For the first half of the 20th century, the island was popular among prosperous Turks, Greeks, Jews and Armenians. 

The journey back to the port of Istanbul takes about an hour. Upon arrival you will be transferred back to your hotel or the closest drop off point and the excursion will come to an end.

Highlights to see in Day Cruise to the Princess Island

  • Buyukada
  • monastery of Hagios Georgios
  • island of Heybeliada
  • Hamidiye mosque


10 hours
Guide in Spanish and English

Adultos: 61.33 €

Niños de 4 a 11 años: 46.33 €

Availability and starting time

08:00 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

When to book?
You can reserve up to 72 hours before the activity
Free cancellation
Cancel free up to 3 days before the activity and receive a full refund.


Cruise through the Istanbul gulf.
Visit Heybeliada and Buyukada as per description.
Horse-drawn carriage ride.
Official English speaking guide,
Hotel pick-up and drop off from centrally located hotels
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios


Drinks, personal expenses and gratuities

Meeting point

From your hotel o meeting point nearby


How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Almost fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

Contact us

Do you have any question?
Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 621002436
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Day Cruise to the Princess Island

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