View of the sea from Sainte Marguerite island


15 minutes from Cannes, the Horizon Company transports you to the Sainte Marguerite Island. Get ready to discover a unique natural area. This relaxing area welcomes you to enjoy the beaches and creeks with turquoise waters. Enjoy a day in the heart of a wild nature and crystal clear waters. During a summer evening and on board the Compagnie Horizon, admire the fireworks of Cannes.

The crossing with Cie Horizon

With the Compagnie Horizon, visit the Sainte Marguerite island located in front of Cannes. From Cannes, board the catamaran for 15 minutes to reach the island.
Meet at the Laubeuf quay in the port of Cannes, opposite the Régence. There is a paying car park on site.

Cruises in the bay of Cannes

During the summer, the city of Cannes organizes the International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art with fireworks. The Company invites you to attend on board its boat to spend an unforgettable summer evening.

Guided tour. Picnics possible on board.
Departure at 9pm and return around 11pm.
Limited places.

Boat trip with Compagnie Horizon

Sea excursion in the Caribbean

The island of Lerins, Sainte Marguerite

Sainte-Marguerite Island is part of the 2 Lérins Islands with Saint Honorat, Cannes Island.
On Sainte-Marguerite Island, you will appreciate this sunny haven of peace facing the Mediterranean. In summer, the pebble and sandy beaches invite you to dive into the clear waters.

Enjoy a walk in the heart of nature in the island's 152-hectare forest. The paths and pond covered with pine and eucalyptus trees will take you to the heart of the island. Discover an immense diversity of fauna and flora: bird observatories, aquarium room...

Compagnie Horizon, direction Iles de Lérins

Coastline and forest of Sainte Marguerite island

Take advantage of the various activities offered on the island to spend a pleasant day:

  • Walking tour in the heart of a wild nature
  • Museum of the Sea Cultural heritage to visit. You will discover the Iron Mask cell and the famous Royal Fort
  • The ecomuseuma museum under the sea, 100 m from the island's coastline
  • Sleeping on the island in the fort

For a lunch break, you will find restaurants and snacks on site to enjoy a meal with your loved ones.

For your special evenings or private events, the rental of a boat is possible.

Benefit from a 10% discount for the crossing, with the guide Loisirs Côte d'Azur.

View of the sea from Sainte Marguerite island

Beach of the island Sainte Marguerite

The Museum of the Sea and the Royal Fort

In the north of the island, the Royal Fort houses the Sea Museum. This cultural place will make you discover the history of the famous Iron Mask imprisoned for 11 years on the island. You will see the prisoner's cell with its walls covered by the paintings of Jean le Gac. You will find wrecks of wrecked ships, fragments of Roman wall paintings... preserved in the museum.

Sainte Marguerite Island and the Royal Fort

Excursion to Sainte Marguerite Island with Compagnie Horizon

Underwater Ecomuseum

On the outskirts of Sainte Marguerite Island, discover the Cannes underwater eco-museum a few meters below the surface. This must-see museum is the first underwater museum in France. You will observe 6 exceptional sculptures by Jason Taylor in the heart of the Mediterranean.

Underwater Ecomuseum of Cannes

Sculptures of the ecomuseum

Schedules and fares of the crossings

Opening hours

The shipping company organizes more than 10 departures per day, every 30 minutes, from Cannes to the island.

Departures from Cannes : from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
April - September : departure at 5:30 pm

Return to Cannes : from 9.15 am to 5 pm


  • Adults: 15.50 €.
  • Children (5 to 10 years old): 9.80 €.
  • Children (11 to 14 years old): 14 €.
  • Children (under 5 years old): free
  • Reduced rates: 14 € (large families and students (18 to 25 years old) (with card), seniors over 65 years old)

Good plans

Book your tickets online and get reduced rates!
Prices from 9 €, free for children under 5 years old.

Preferential rates for Special Groups: schoolchildren, associations, families, incentives, work councils... with a one-hour sea tour.

For more information, see the price list and e-ticketing on the Compagnie Horizon website.