ExcursionsThe short tour of the Bateliers
Un bateau de l'UBA lors de la Balade vers l'Île aux Oiseaux
Une des deux Cabanes Tchanquées sur le Bassin d'Arcachon
Le bateau

The short tour of the Bateliers

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The ideal package when you’re short on time.

From Arcachon, trip to the Île aux Oiseaux:

Come aboard for a one hour and fifteen minute trip to the Île aux Oiseaux and admire the famous traditional Cabanes Tchanquée huts as you weave your way through oyster farms.

From Cap Ferret (Bélisaire pier), trip to the villages:

Drop off the moorings for a nice trip along the coast. You walk along the beach of the Americans, then all the small oyster villages. On your way back, sail around the oyster parks.

If you want a more complete tour, opt for The Tour of the Île aux Oiseaux (2 hrs.)


What you need to know

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Mobile or printed boarding passes are accepted.
Next departure : 20.05.2022
~ 1hr. 15 min. guided trip
Dogs are allowed on board and travel for free.

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The short tour of the Bateliers

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Boarding places

Arcachon – Thiers Pier Place Thiers, 33120 Arcachon
Arcachon – Pierre Lataillade Pier Place Peynaud, 33120 Arcachon
Cap Ferret – Bélisaire Pier Allée de Bélisaire, 33950 Lège-Cap-Ferret
Your boarding location will be notified to you on the email confirmation immediately after your reservation.

Tour details

From Arcachon, trip to the Île aux Oiseaux:

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

From Cap Ferret (Bélisaire pier), trip to the villages:

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

Additional information

  • Wheelchair access possible from Thiers Pier (Arcachon) and Bélisaire Pier (Cap Ferret), but difficult at low tide. We recommend contacting our office 72 hours in advance in order to determine the feasibility of boarding.
  • UBA reserves the right to modify trips, timetables and fares without notice (see our general terms and conditions).