Boat ShuttlesDune du Pilat <-> Banc d’Arguin
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Vue sur le Banc d'Arguin depuis la Dune du Pilat
Le Banc d'Arguin du Bassin d'Arcachon
Le Banc d'Arguin face à la majestueuse Dune du Pilat

Dune du Pilat <-> Banc d’Arguin

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Get the true holiday experience on Arcachon Bay: beautiful landscapes, a wide variety of sites, the quiet waters of the Bay, just right for long boat trips. Discover the Atlantic Coast, stretches of sandy beaches and beautiful walks or bike rides.

The majestic Dune du Pilat

The highest dune in Europe, the Dune du Pilat, reigns supreme above the waterways of Arcachon Bay.

The Banc d’Arguin: an idyllic sandy island

Opposite the Dune du Pilat, the Banc d’Arguin is a magnificent sandy nature reserve offering a stunning setting between the bay and the ocean. Many people love swimming and spending relaxing afternoons at the Banc d’Arguin.

To preserve this natural site, please exercise caution: The Banc d’Arguin is a major nesting ground for numerous bird species.

What you need to know

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Mobile or printed boarding passes are accepted.
Next departure : 05.08.2021
15 min. crossing
Return trip ticket only valid for a return the same day.
Dogs are not permitted on the Dune du Pilat.
Remember to bring a picnic, water, sun cream and of course your best swimming costume.
Bikes cannot be transported on this crossing.

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Dune du Pilat <-> Banc d’Arguin

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

Dune du Pilat 44°34'41.9"N 1°13'28.4"W
Banc d’Arguin
Your boarding location will be notified to you on the email confirmation immediately after your reservation.

How to get to the Dune du Pilat?

To get to Robinson beach (Le Sabloney), the embarkation point of the Dune du Pilat: take the D218 and take the path between Pyla camping and Panorama camping (20 min walk).

To find the beginning of the path by car, enter these GPS coordinates on Google Maps or Waze: 44.575544, -1.214570.

Don’t hesitate to download our access document to the Dune du Pilat.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair-accessible. Please contact us for more information.
  • The Banc d’Arguin is a sensitive area, subject to regulations for nature reserves.
  • To get to Robinson beach, the boarding point at the Dune du Pilat: take the D218 and then follow the path between the Pyla camp site and the Panorama campsite (20 mins on foot).
  • From Robinson beach, the boarding point at the Dune du Pilat, you will board the Beache directly from the beach by ladder.
  • When you arrive at the Banc d’Arguin, you will disembark from the Beache by ladder onto the beach.
  • Certain departures and returns may be modified or cancelled due to the tides, sand silting, weather conditions and the unique topography of the Dune and the Banc d’Arguin.
  • UBA reserves the right to modify trips, timetables and fares without notice (see our general terms and conditions).
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