Boarding pointsDune du Pilat
Embarquement à la Dune du Pilat, La Teste-de-Buch

Dune du Pilat

Boarding point during peak-season only

Boarding at Dune du Pilat, the highest sand dune in Europe. During the summer, you can take a boat shuttle to the southern end of the Dune du Pilat (Robinson Plage – Le Sabloney) and the Banc d’Arguin. You can also take a boat shuttle to Bélisaire Pier in Cap Ferret.

How to get to the Dune du Pilat to take the maritime shuttle?

To get to Robinson beach (Le Sabloney), the embarkation point of the Dune du Pilat, we recommend that you use soft means of transport (on foot, by bus, by bike). There is no parking nearby and parking is prohibited along the D218.

To find the beginning of the path, enter these GPS coordinates on Google Maps or Waze: 44.575544, -1.214570. These coordinates are to be entered directly in the search bar of the application as with a classic postal address. The start of the path is on the D218 between the Pyla camping and the Panorama camping (20 min walk).

 

CharacteristicsDune du Pilat

Address
Robinson Plage - Le Sabloney (gps point of the beginning of the path: 44.575544, -1.214570), route d'Arcachon À Biscarrosse, 33260 La Teste-de-Buch
Phone number
+335 57 72 28 28
GPS coordinates
44°34'41.9"N 1°13'28.4"W
Arriving by plane

Bordeaux Mérignac Airport, 45 minutes from Arcachon.

Arriving by bus

From Arcachon train station, take Baïa Bus Line 1 direction Plage de la Salie, get off at the Pyla Camping stop (≈ 30 min. bus trip), then walk 300m (≈ 4 min.) towards Panorama Camping to the path to Robinson Beach (≈ 20 min. walk). Line operating all year round.

From Le Teich, take Baïa Bus Line 6 direction Plage de la Salie, get off at the Pyla Camping stop (≈ 45 min. bus trip), then walk 300m (≈ 4 min.) towards Panorama Camping to the path to Robinson Beach (≈ 20 min. walk). Line operating in summer only.

Arriving by train

From Arcachon train station (± 3 hours from Paris), take Baïa Bus Line 1 direction Plage de la Salie, get off at the Pyla Camping stop (≈ 30 min. bus trip).

Arriving by car

There is no parking close to the path.
Please note that parking is prohibited along the RN 218.

Opening times

July & August: 10:00 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 17:30

Indications & accessibility

Boarding by ladder on the beach.

On presentation of a boat ticket, toilets are available on board on request to the captain.