Explore Arcachon Bay by boat
Ropes away at the Port of Arcachon! Set off for a maritime adventure and observe the marvels of the Bay and its secret locations.
Amongst the essentials: moor your boat at the Île aux Oiseaux and discover the famous Cabanes Tchanquées. To the south-east, sail around the Island of Malprat and the Eyre river delta’s tributaries, which are genuine sanctuaries of biodiversity. Sail past the oyster-farming villages of the Cap Ferret Peninsula (Piquey, Piraillan, Le Canon, and L’Herbe, etc.) and the oyster farms which give Arcachon its reputation.
Upon leaving the Bay, the majestic Dune of Pilat stretches out to all horizons into different shades of blue. From your boat, contemplate the most famous and magical sand dune in France. It is truly wonderful!
Opposite the Dune of Pilat, the Banc d’Arguin sandbank, a little corner of paradise, is popular with recreational boaters for a special break and the joys of bathing in crystal clear water.
Whatever your sailing programme, the Bay of Arcachon lends itself to whatever you want to do. Here, the sea is deal for water sports (tubing, knee-boarding, wakeboarding and water-skiing).
Those who enjoy the thrills of board sports will have a whale of a time.