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2hr Sunset Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain

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    What to Expect

    Be our guest aboard our luxurious 47' Beneteau sailboat. Relax with a glass of white wine or local craft beer and be treated like royalty while you sail on the protected waters of Lake Pontchartrain. Your captain is local New Orleanian, Captain Doug, and he has over 35 years of sailing and sailboat racing experience. Doug is a U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain who loves sharing his passion of sailing with you.

    Stop At:

    • Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Landry's Seafood House, 8000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Transportation to and from the boat from French Quarter or downtown area hotels. Pick up times vary based on the time of the sunset. We will sail 1.5 hours prior to sunset and complete our sail 30 minutes after sunset.

    We also pick up from our designated pick up location at the public parking lot across from Landry's Seafood House located at 8000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
    3h 15m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Complimentary local craft beer, white wine, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks such as cookies, chips, and gluten-free pre-packaged options
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Oh my gosh was this excursion as advertised. Captain Doug and Rena are your new best friends. Join them for a sail on their private yacht for an intimate sail into the sunset on beautiful Lake Pontchartrain. This booking is so well worth the money and these folks are so
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    The EXPERIENCE was top notch..Captain Doug and Cruise Dir. Rena and the yacht (Roux Stir) are just AMAZING from the time that we got picked up until the end...so relaxing and beautiful... My recommendation for this tour is a MUST..BEST EVER!!!
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    Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr Sunset Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you so much, Miriam, for your thoughtful & kind review. We appreciate you and Maurice sailing with us, and thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. We truly loved meeting you all! It was such a fun evening! Cheers, Captain Doug & Rena
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    Riding on this sailboat with Captain Doug was one of the best decisions we made! It was a very intimate experience, only 5 guests! Absolutely beautiful view of the lake, sunset and moonrise. This cruise included beer, wine, snacks and homemade ginger cookies! And Doug has great
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    Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr Sunset Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi Cindy! We loved sailing with you, Beth and Jane on Harvest Moon night - Friday the 13th! What a beautiful evening, and we thank you for your kind and generous review. Cheers, Captain Doug
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    What a way to relax and enjoy! My husband and I took the 2 hr evening sail last evening. It was fantastic. We were picked up at our hotel. 2 other couples were also joining the cruise that night. Captain Doug and his wife Rena were so friendly nice and hospitable. The
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    Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr Sunset Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi Karla, We had a great time getting to know you and Charles out on Lake Pontchartrain that evening. Thank you so much for sailing with us, and for taking the time to write such a kind review here. We appreciate you, and wish you many more exciting travels together. Cheers, Captain Doug & Rena
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    We live in New Orleans and love our lake, what a wonderful surprise to find this cruising experience now exists! I booked the sunset sail as a surprise for my husband for our wedding anniversary and it was fabulous! Our hosts could not have been more accommodating. Their boat
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    Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr Sunset Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain
    Responded 14 Aug 2019
    Thank you so much, Tina! We appreciate you taking the time to share details about your New Orleans Yacht Experience, and so happy you guys had a good time. We're still smiling about your double rainbow and amazing sunset! And fireworks!!! Lol! What a night! Thanks again for surprising your hubby with an anniversary sunset cruise! We hope to see you both again! Cheers! Captain Doug & Rena
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