Private bookingsBoatmen’s Short Tour
Les Cabanes Tchanquées et l'Île aux Oiseaux en bateau
Un bateau UBA lors de Petit Tour des Bateliers
Les Cabanes Tchanquées et l'Île aux Oiseaux
Un bateau de l'UBA devant les Cabanes Tchanquées

Boatmen’s Short Tour

The ideal package when you’re short on time. 

Enjoy an hour-long trip discovering the must-see sites of Arcachon Bay.

Depending on your boarding point, you will discover the Cabanes Tchanquées, the oyster farms (at low tide), the oyster-farming villages on the Cap Ferret peninsula and the majestic Dune du Pilat.

Duration

~ 1 hour without stopover

Availability

Our boats are available year-round for private bookings. Please contact us for July and August bookings.

Boarding points

Arcachon - Thiers Pier
Place Thiers, 33120 Arcachon
Arcachon - Marina
76 boulevard de la plage, 33120 Arcachon
Cap Ferret - Bélisaire Pier
Allée de Bélisaire, 33950 Lège-Cap-Ferret
Le Canon
Place Ubeda, 33950 Lège-Cap-Ferret
Grand Piquey
Rue Louis Gaume, 33950 Lège-Cap-Ferret

TourArcachon - Thiers Pier / Arcachon - Marina

  • Boarding at Arcachon
  • Île aux Oiseaux and Cabanes Tchanquées
  • Oyster farms (at low tide)
  • Arcachon waterfront.

TourCap Ferret - Bélisaire Pier

  • Boarding at Cap Ferret
  • Travel to the oyster-farming villages on the Cap Ferret peninsula
  • Oyster farms (at low tide)
  • View of the Île aux Oiseaux.

TourLe Canon

  • Boarding at Le Canon
  • Travel to the oyster-farming villages on the Cap Ferret peninsula
  • Oyster farms (at low tide)
  • View of the Île aux Oiseaux.

TourGrand Piquey

  • Boarding at Grand Piquey
  • Travel to the oyster-farming villages on the Cap Ferret peninsula
  • Oyster farms (at low tide)
  • View of the Île aux Oiseaux

Crossing Boatmen’s Short Tour

Outing suggestions
LègeAudengeBiganosLe TeichGujan-MestrasPort de PlaisanceLa Testede BuchLe MoulleauPiqueyLe CanonCap FerretPyla sur MerAndernosles BainsBélisaireArcachonDune du Pilat

Prices

From
Up to
30 places
€ 320
30 places - € 320
Up to
40 places
€ 430
40 places - € 430
Up to
49 places
€ 520
49 places - € 520
Up to
48 places (Greenboat)
€ 600
48 places (Greenboat) - € 600

Prices

From
Up to
30 places
€ 320
30 places - € 320
Up to
40 places
€ 430
40 places - € 430
Up to
49 places
€ 520
49 places - € 520
Up to
48 places (Greenboat)
€ 600
48 places (Greenboat) - € 600

Prices

From
Up to
30 places
€ 390
30 places - € 390
Up to
40 places
€ 500
40 places - € 500
Up to
49 places
€ 590
49 places - € 590
Up to
48 places (Greenboat)
€ 670
48 places (Greenboat) - € 670

Prices

From
Up to
30 places
€ 390
30 places - € 390
Up to
40 places
€ 500
40 places - € 500
Up to
49 places
€ 590
49 places - € 590
Up to
48 places (Greenboat)
€ 670
48 places (Greenboat) - € 670

Optional extras

1.
Bike rentals
€12 per bike
Arcabike offers friendly assistance, helping you make the most of your bike trips around Arcachon Bay.

Access: Bikes provided right at the boarding point.

Duration: 1/2 day

1. Bike rentals - €12 per bike ()
2.
Oyster tasting on board
€8.80 per person
Enjoy oysters on board with a glass of white wine... The perfect pairing with the landscapes of Arcachon Bay!

This tasting includes: 6 oysters – bread – butter – lemon – 1 glass of white wine

Please note: Maximum of 35 people per boat depending on boat availability

2. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
3.
Meal in Arcachon
€22.50 per adult
Enjoy the finest flavours of land and sea in the best settings and locations. Enjoy a waterside lunch or dinner in Arcachon.

Access: 2 min. walk from Thiers Pier in Arcachon

Prices: €22.50 per adult and €12 per child (under 12)

Menu for €22.50 per person

Choice of Starter

Sautéed shrimp with vanilla oil or Mussels in white wine or Crudités


Choice of Main Course

Hake fillet with green asparagus cream or Butcher’s choice cut with shallot sauce or Chicken fillet with mustard sauce


Pastry


Coffee – Wine

Children’s Menu for €12 (under 12)

Tomato Salad


Chicken nuggets or Beef patty or Fish


Ice cream

1 drink

3. Meal in Arcachon - €22.50 per adult ()
4.
Picnic on board
€23 per person
The picnic on board (service not included) features:

Gourmet platter

Spring greens salad, crispy chicken fillet, tomato, grated carrots, crudités


Cheese and bread


Fruit salad and Canelé pastry


Drinks: 1 x 50cl bottle of Abatilles water – 1 bottle of wine for 3 people – coffee

4. Picnic on board - €23 per person ()

Optional extras

1.
Oyster tasting on board
€8.80 per person
Enjoy oysters on board with a glass of white wine... The perfect pairing with the landscapes of Arcachon Bay!

This tasting includes: 6 oysters – bread – butter – lemon – 1 glass of white wine

Please note: Maximum of 35 people per boat depending on boat availability

1. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
2.
Stopover meal in Cap Ferret
Menu for €32 per person
Enjoy the finest flavours of land and sea in the best settings and locations. Take advantage of a stopover to enjoy a waterside lunch or dinner in Cap Ferret, opposite the Dune du Pilat.

Duration of the stopover: Up to 2 hrs.

Access: 2 min. walk from Bélisaire Pier, Cap Ferret

Menu for €32 per person


Choice of Starter

Fish soup (rouille, croutons, cheese) or Spanish-style grilled calamari or Marinated salmon, shallots, wasabi mousseline or Cuttlefish in ink sauce


Choice of Main Course

Salmon fillet, seasonal vegetables or Grilled sea bass or Butcher’s choice cut (pepper or shallot sauce) or Confit duck leg


Choice of Dessert

Chocolate fondant or Lemon meringue pie or Chocolate mousse

Coffee

 


1 pitcher of red, white or rosé wine (40cl for two people)

Children’s Menu for € 13 (under 10)

Salmon escalope/chips or Beef patty/chips


2 scoops of ice cream

2. Stopover meal in Cap Ferret - Menu for €32 per person ()
3.
Lighthouse at Cap Ferret
€5.50 per adult
Standing at 53 metres tall, the Lightouse at Cap Ferret watches over the peninsula and offers a unique panoramic view of Arcachon Bay. Inside the lighthouse, “Traveller Horizons”: an interactive exhibition with 6 themes to learn, understand and share thanks to new-generation applications and media. Open visit of the lighthouse blockhouse, right next door.

Duration: approx. 40 min.
Access: 30 min. walk from Bélisaire Pier, Cap Ferret.
Prices: €5.50 per adult and €3.85 per child (up to 12 years).

3. Lighthouse at Cap Ferret - €5.50 per adult ()
4.
Picnic on board
€23 per person
The picnic on board (service not included) features:

Gourmet platter

Spring greens salad, crispy chicken fillet, tomato, grated carrots, crudités


Cheese and bread


Fruit salad and Canelé pastry


Drinks: 1 x 50cl bottle of Abatilles water – 1 bottle of wine for 3 people – coffee

4. Picnic on board - €23 per person ()
5.
The little train in Cap Ferret
€4.00 per student
Organise a picnic on the ocean beaches by taking the little train from Bélisaire Pier to Horizon beach. Very popular with children!

Duration: ~ 15 min.

Access: 2 min. walk from Bélisaire Pier, Cap Ferret.

5. The little train in Cap Ferret - €4.00 per student ()

Optional extras

1.
Bike rentals
€12 per bike
Arcabike offers friendly assistance, helping you make the most of your bike trips around Arcachon Bay.

Access: Bikes provided right at the boarding point.

Duration: 1/2 day

1. Bike rentals - €12 per bike ()
2.
Oyster tasting on board
€8.80 per person
Enjoy oysters on board with a glass of white wine... The perfect pairing with the landscapes of Arcachon Bay!

This tasting includes: 6 oysters – bread – butter – lemon – 1 glass of white wine

Please note: Maximum of 35 people per boat depending on boat availability

2. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
3.
Lighthouse at Cap Ferret
€5.50 per adult
Standing at 53 metres tall, the Lightouse at Cap Ferret watches over the peninsula and offers a unique panoramic view of Arcachon Bay. Inside the lighthouse, “Traveller Horizons”: an interactive exhibition with 6 themes to learn, understand and share thanks to new-generation applications and media. Open visit of the lighthouse blockhouse, right next door.

Duration: approx. 40 min.
Access: 30 min. walk from Bélisaire Pier, Cap Ferret.
Prices: €5.50 per adult and €3.85 per child (up to 12 years).

3. Lighthouse at Cap Ferret - €5.50 per adult ()
4.
Oyster tasting at Le Canon (without stopover)
€8.90 per person
Delight your taste buds with the very finest cuisine Arcachon Bay has to offer in a small fishing village in Cap Ferret: Le Canon

The oyster tasting includes: 6 oysters – bread – butter – lemon – 1 glass of white wine

Access: 2 min. walk from the pier in Le Canon

4. Oyster tasting at Le Canon (without stopover) - €8.90 per person ()
5.
Picnic on board
€23 per person
The picnic on board (service not included) features:

Gourmet platter

Spring greens salad, crispy chicken fillet, tomato, grated carrots, crudités


Cheese and bread


Fruit salad and Canelé pastry


Drinks: 1 x 50cl bottle of Abatilles water – 1 bottle of wine for 3 people – coffee

5. Picnic on board - €23 per person ()
6.
The little train in Cap Ferret
€4.00 per student
Organise a picnic on the ocean beaches by taking the little train from Bélisaire Pier to Horizon beach. Very popular with children!

Duration: ~ 15 min.

Access: 2 min. walk from Bélisaire Pier, Cap Ferret.

6. The little train in Cap Ferret - €4.00 per student ()

Optional extras

1.
Bike rentals
€12 per bike
Arcabike offers friendly assistance, helping you make the most of your bike trips around Arcachon Bay.

Access: Bikes provided right at the boarding point.

Duration: 1/2 day

1. Bike rentals - €12 per bike ()
2.
Oyster tasting on board
€8.80 per person
Enjoy oysters on board with a glass of white wine... The perfect pairing with the landscapes of Arcachon Bay!

This tasting includes: 6 oysters – bread – butter – lemon – 1 glass of white wine

Please note: Maximum of 35 people per boat depending on boat availability

2. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
3.
Picnic on board
€23 per person
The picnic on board (service not included) features:

Gourmet platter

Spring greens salad, crispy chicken fillet, tomato, grated carrots, crudités


Cheese and bread


Fruit salad and Canelé pastry


Drinks: 1 x 50cl bottle of Abatilles water – 1 bottle of wine for 3 people – coffee

3. Picnic on board - €23 per person ()

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