Private bookingsDune du Pilat
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Dune du Pilat

A two-hour trip discovering the most famous natural sites of Arcachon Bay.  

After travelling along the Arcachon coastline, with its charming villas and vast sandy beaches, head towards the Dune du Pilat and the Banc d’Arguin.

This immense dune shaped by the ocean and waves is the highest in Europe. Then admire the beautiful Banc d’Arguin nature reserve opposite the dune (a haven for numerous species of migratory birds): an exotic island of golden sand.

Duration

~ 2 hr. 15 min. without stopover

Availability

Our boats are available for private booking year-round. 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
Other boarding points

TourArcachon - Thiers Pier / Arcachon - Marina

  • Banc d’Arguin
  • Dune du Pilat
  • Pyla coastline
  • Arcachon waterfront.

TourCap Ferret - Bélisaire Pier

  • Banc d’Arguin
  • Dune du Pilat
  • Pyla coastline
  • Arcachon waterfront.

TourLe Canon

  • Banc d’Arguin
  • Dune du Pilat
  • Pyla coastline
  • Arcachon waterfront.

TourGrand Piquey

  • Banc d’Arguin
  • Dune du Pilat
  • Pyla coastline
  • Arcachon waterfront.

Tour Other boarding points

Other boarding points are available on request (additional fee):

  • Le Moulleau pier(Avenue Notre Dame des Passes, 33260 Arcachon)
  • La Hume (Port de La Hume, 33470 Gujan-Mestras)

Please fill in the reservation request form at the bottom of this page and our group bookings department will respond as quickly as possible.

Crossing Dune du Pilat

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

Prices

From
Up to
30 people
€ 540
30 people - € 540
Up to
40 people
€ 710
40 people - € 710
Up to
49 people
€ 870
49 people - € 870
Up to
Greenboat (48 people)
€ 1010
Greenboat (48 people) - € 1010
Up to
80 people (Le Côte d'Argent)
€ 2390
80 people (Le Côte d'Argent) - € 2390

Prices

From
Up to
30 people
€ 540
30 people - € 540
Up to
40 people
€ 710
40 people - € 710
Up to
49 people
€ 870
49 people - € 870
Up to
Greenboat (48 people)
€ 1010
Greenboat (48 people) - € 1010
Up to
80 people (Le Côte d'Argent)
€ 2390
80 people (Le Côte d'Argent) - € 2390

Prices

From
Up to
30 people
€ 610
30 people - € 610
Up to
40 people
€ 780
40 people - € 780
Up to
49 people
€ 940
49 people - € 940

Prices

From
Up to
30 people
€ 610
30 people - € 610
Up to
40 people
€ 780
40 people - € 780
Up to
49 people
€ 940
49 people - € 940

Optional extras

1.
Local terroir tasting on board
€29 per person
This tasting (not including service fee) includes:

A glass of white wine


6 oysters


1 slice of dry-cured ham (butter-cornichons)

3 slices of smoked duck breast

1 slice of home-made smoked salmon


Salad / crudités – cherry tomatoes


1 large canelé pastry


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

Please note: Minimum of 15 people – maximum of 30 or 40 or 150 people depending on the boats available.

1. Local terroir tasting on board - €29 per person ()
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.
Stopover at Dune du Pilat
€120 per boat
Make a stopover at one of the most iconic sites of Arcachon Bay: the majestic Dune du Pilat.

Duration of the stopover: Up to 2 hrs.

Please note: Landing by ladder

3. Stopover at Dune du Pilat - €120 per boat ()
4.
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

4. Meal in Arcachon - €22.50 per adult ()
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 ()

Optional extras

1.
Local terroir tasting on board
€29 per person
This tasting (not including service fee) includes:

A glass of white wine


6 oysters


1 slice of dry-cured ham (butter-cornichons)

3 slices of smoked duck breast

1 slice of home-made smoked salmon


Salad / crudités – cherry tomatoes


1 large canelé pastry


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

Please note: Minimum of 15 people – maximum of 30 or 40 or 150 people depending on the boats available.

1. Local terroir tasting on board - €29 per person ()
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.
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

3. Stopover meal in Cap Ferret - Menu for €32 per person ()
4.
Stopover at Dune du Pilat
€120 per boat
Make a stopover at one of the most iconic sites of Arcachon Bay: the majestic Dune du Pilat.

Duration of the stopover: Up to 2 hrs.

Please note: Landing by ladder

4. Stopover at Dune du Pilat - €120 per boat ()
5.
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).

5. Lighthouse at Cap Ferret - €5.50 per adult ()
6.
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

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

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.
Local terroir tasting on board
€29 per person
This tasting (not including service fee) includes:

A glass of white wine


6 oysters


1 slice of dry-cured ham (butter-cornichons)

3 slices of smoked duck breast

1 slice of home-made smoked salmon


Salad / crudités – cherry tomatoes


1 large canelé pastry


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

Please note: Minimum of 15 people – maximum of 30 or 40 or 150 people depending on the boats available.

2. Local terroir tasting on board - €29 per person ()
3.
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

3. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
4.
Stopover at Dune du Pilat
€120 per boat
Make a stopover at one of the most iconic sites of Arcachon Bay: the majestic Dune du Pilat.

Duration of the stopover: Up to 2 hrs.

Please note: Landing by ladder

4. Stopover at Dune du Pilat - €120 per boat ()
5.
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

5. Oyster tasting at Le Canon (without stopover) - €8.90 per person ()
6.
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

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

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.
Local terroir tasting on board
€29 per person
This tasting (not including service fee) includes:

A glass of white wine


6 oysters


1 slice of dry-cured ham (butter-cornichons)

3 slices of smoked duck breast

1 slice of home-made smoked salmon


Salad / crudités – cherry tomatoes


1 large canelé pastry


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

Please note: Minimum of 15 people – maximum of 30 or 40 or 150 people depending on the boats available.

2. Local terroir tasting on board - €29 per person ()
3.
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

3. Oyster tasting on board - €8.80 per person ()
4.
Stopover at Dune du Pilat
€120 per boat
Make a stopover at one of the most iconic sites of Arcachon Bay: the majestic Dune du Pilat.

Duration of the stopover: Up to 2 hrs.

Please note: Landing by ladder

4. Stopover at Dune du Pilat - €120 per boat ()
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 ()

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