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This outing is a fun, interactive and educational way to learn about the Erdre’s environment and heritage. Join us to observe and understand the river! This cruise, led by our guide, is tailored to children!
Discovery of the River Erdre
An entertaining booklet so your kids can learn while having fun!
A cruise with kid-friendly commentary by our guide
Our guide will provide fun, interactive commentary during the crossing, covering a variety of topics such as the river’s ecosystem, its historical heritage and its various uses (navigation, etc.)! An enriching outing that is equally enjoyable for parents and kids!
To reinforce this hour-long excursion on the Erdre, the children will receive a fun and educational booklet, “Petits Moussaillons”, so they can learn while being entertained! Various little games will teach them about animals and some sailing lingo!
Boarding : 10 AM Place : Gare Fluviale, Quai de la Motte Rouge à Nantes Departure : 10:30 AM Return : 11:30 AM
Tram : Line 2, Motte Rouge station
Friday night to Sunday night : Free parking available nearby. An access card will be given to you at reception.
Weekdays : Free parking in some nearby streets or paid parking (9.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm)
> Each child must be accompanied by one adult.
Open year round (except 1 January)
Bookings required, subject to availability
Minimum numbers for departure: 30 passengers
Smart attire required
No smoking on boats
No animals permitted
Programme of special events and offers
Junior Shipmates Cruise (21/12)
21 December 2022
Every Wednesday during school holidays (French Zone B), your children will have the chance to discover the River Erdre! Would-be shipmates are invited to board the Idylle !
What could be more unique than a lunch or dinner cruise for your business and group receptions? Surprise your guests by giving them a memorable experience cruising the River Erdre while enjoying a business lunch or dinner in the heart of Nantes.
Team meetings and product launches? Whether at the wharf or cruising the river, stand out by choosing a restaurant boat as the setting for spending time with your clients, employees and partners. Bateaux Nantais offers business packages to suit your company’s needs.