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Port de Royan (Royan, France)

How to book

Address: Port de Royan (Royan, France) Get Directions in Google Maps


Size: 7m / 22ft

Capacity: Max 4 persons


Engine: 200hp


Starting from Royan, Captain Marc Rubio will bring you fishing around the very famous Cordouan lighthouse which is located in the middle of water at the mouth of the Gironde River. This place is very famous for really big meagres that can reach up to 50kg and big seabass !!!

Marc knows every good spot for you to find your dream fish. He will guide through this fabulous natural environment and show you the best techniques especially using soft artifical lures.


What is included

Licenses,  Insurance,  Petrol,  Skipper,  Ice-Box,  Ice,  Lifejackets,  Lifejackets FOR kids,  Safety Equipment,  bait,  fishing tackle

Things to bring

ID,  sunscreen,  hat,  jacket,  drinks,  food,  camera,  seasick pills

Fishing techniques

Jigging,  Popping,  Spinning,  Casting

Meeting time for departure


Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time. Departure time is subjected to tides and will be confirmed by the captain at least the day before the trip.


Merci d’arriver au moins 15 minutes avant le départ. L’heure du départ sera confirmée par le capitaine au moins la veille du départ en fonction des heures de marée.


Deposit and payment


A 50% deposit is required to complete the booking. The balance is paid on the day of the trip.


Un dépôt de 50% est demandé au moment de la réservation. Le restant est à payer le jour de la sortie pêche.


Cancellation and refund


All cancellations received more than 7 days prior to the trip date will get a full deposit refund. 


Cancellations received 7 days or less prior to the trip date will receive a 50% deposit refund. No refunds will be given to customers who do not show up on the day of the trip. 


Weather cancellations are under the captain’s discretion. If the charter company or the captain cancels the trip due to bad weather, mechanical problems, or whatever issue, the customer will get a full refund or reschedule if possible.


The charter does not refund sea sickness issues. Should you decide to cut short the trip because of sea sickness, you will still be charged in full. If you are prone to motion sickness, we suggest you take a sea sick pill 1-hour to 30-min before the trip. 



Toute annulation reçue plus de 7 jours avant le départ de la sortie pêche fera l’objet d’un remboursement intégral. 


Toute annulation reçue moins de 7 jours avant le départ de la sortie pêche bénéficiera d’un remboursement de 50% du dépôt.


Aucun remboursement ne sera accordé pour les clients ne se présentant pas le jour du départ. 


Le capitaine se réserve d’annuler une sortie pêche pour raisons météorologiques. Toute annulation pour raison météorologique fera l’objet d’un remboursement intégral du dépôt ou d’une proposition de nouvelle date de sortie.


Aucun remboursement ne sera possible pour des problèmes de mal de mer. Si le client décide d’interrompre la sortie pêche pour mal de mer, aucun remboursement ne pourra être accordé. Si vous êtes sujet au mal de mer, nous vous conseillons de prendre des pilules anti mal de mer de 30min a 1h avant le départ de la sortie pêche.


Payment methods


The deposit is paid online. The final payment should be in CASH and should be given directly to the charter on the day of the trip.


Le dépôt est payé en ligne. Le paiement final doit être fait en LIQUIDE et doit être donné au capitaine le jour même de la sortie pêche.


Fishing Equipment

Rods : ILLEX Reels : DAIWA and SHIMANO




Fish and Fishing Seasons in Royan

Fish Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sea Bass
= Excellent = Good = Fair

Fishing Packages

Private trip for Seabass & Meagres – around Cordouan Lighthouse (May-Oct)

Departure time : 6:00AM to 9:00AM (subject to tides)

Duration : 8 hours

Capacity : 1 – 4 persons

Price: 605.69 USD (entire boat)

+ info

– 8 hrs of fishing starting from Port Royan. You will go around the Cordouan lighthouse and the mouth of Gironde estuary. This place is famous for huge meagres and seabass!
– Departure time is between 6:00AM to 9:00AM depending on the tides. The captain will confirm the the departure time at least the day before the trip.
– From May to Oct

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Captain & Crew

Captain: Marc Rubio

Languages: English, French

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