View of the sea from Sainte Marguerite island


Enjoy a day in the heart of the wilderness and crystal clear waters of the Lerins Islands.
15 minutes from Cannes, the Horizon Company transports you to the island of Sainte Marguerite.

Get ready to discover a unique natural space. This relaxing space welcomes you to enjoy the beaches and creeks with turquoise waters. During a summer evening and aboard the Horizon Company, admire the fireworks of Cannes.

The crossing with Compagnie Horizon

With the Horizon Company, 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 Laubeauf quay in the port of Cannes, in front of the Regency. You have a paying parking on the spot.

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.

The route is commented and picnics are possible on board.
Departure at 9 pm and return around 11 pm.
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 islands of Lérins with Saint Honorat, in the bay of Cannes.
On Sainte-Marguerite Island, you can enjoy this sunny haven of peace facing the Mediterranean Sea.
In summer, the pebble and sandy beaches encourage you to dive into the clear waters.

Enjoy a nature walk in the 170-hectare island forest. The paths and pond covered with pine and eucalyptus trees 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:

  • A walk in the heart of a wild nature.
  • The Museum of the Sea A cultural heritage to visit. You will discover the cell of the Iron Mask 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, there are restaurants and snack bars 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 Museum of the Sea. 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 and its walls covered by the paintings of Jean le Gac.
Many elements are preserved in the museum: wrecks of wrecked ships, fragments of Roman wall paintings ....

Sainte Marguerite Island and the Royal Fort

Excursion to Sainte Marguerite Island with Compagnie Horizon

Underwater Ecomuseum

Near the Sainte Marguerite island, discover at a few meters of depth the underwater ecomuseum of Cannes. This unmissable museum is the first underwater museum in France.
You can observe 6 exceptional sculptures by Jason Taylor in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. These sculptures were made on anonymous inhabitants of Cannes.

Underwater Ecomuseum of Cannes

Sculptures of the ecomuseum

Rates and good deals


New rates as of June 1st 2023!

Adult : 17,50€
Child( 5 to 10 years old) : 11,00€
Youth (11 to 25 years old) : 16€
Senior (65 years old and +) : 16€
Free for children under 5 years old

Good plans

Book your tickets online and get reduced rates!
Rates from 10 €, 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.

Opening hours

The shipping company organizes more than 10 departures per day, every 30 to 1 hour, from Cannes to the island.

Departures from Cannes : from 9am
Return to Cannes : from 9.15am


Compagnie maritime Horizon
Quai Laubeauf - Port de Cannes
06400 Cannes
04 92 98 71 36