We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

2hr PRIVATE Sunset Sail for up to 6 people

Select Date and Travelers
per group (up to 1)
1 traveler
What to Expect



Sail on the protected waters of historic Lake Pontchartrain, located just 10 miles from the French Quarter. Relax with a glass of white wine or local craft beer, and be treated like royalty while you Explore the Lake Side of New Orleans on our 47' luxurious sailing yacht.
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.

Packages starting at $625 *including all fees for a 2 hour sail.

Day or Sunset Sails (NewOrleansYacht)

Extra boat time & upgraded food options are available when you book!

Stop At:

• Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA
Show More
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 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 Pkwy, New Orleans, LA 70124
3h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Complimentary local craft beer, white wine, non-alcoholic drinks, and snacks, such as chips, cookies, and gluten-free pre-packaged options
  • Dinner - See NewOrleansYacht.com or call if you wish to add items such as, muffaletta sandwiches, jambalaya, a fruit and cheese board, cupcakes or mini caprese skewers.
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveler rating
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Traveler type
Time of year
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
My experience was amazing starting off the sail with a beautiful sunset. The boat is very nice with a lot of room to relax. The cheeseboard is perfect for snacking and the champagne is the cherry on top. Rena and Doug truly made my engagement a special moment.
Read more
Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr PRIVATE Sunset Sail for up to 6 people
Responded May 28, 2019
Hi Max! Thank you so much for sailing with us to pop the question to your beautiful bride-to-be! We had a great time with you both and with your family. We hope to sail with you again! We appreciate you taking the time to share your review here on Trip Advisor. Cheers! Captain Doug & Rena
Read more
We shared a wonderful day on the boat with Captain Doug and Rena on Lake Ponchartrain! The day was perfect from beginning to end. Hotel pickup and drop off was appreciated. Our time on the boat was relaxing with great conversations. The USB with pics a special touch. Thank you
Read more
Response from NewOrleansYacht, Owner at 2hr PRIVATE Sunset Sail for up to 6 people
Responded Apr 18, 2019
Hi Tina, Thank you for your lovely review! We had such a great time sailing with you and Ken and your beautiful kids. We enjoyed getting to know you all on the water that day, and love the fact that you embrace our charming city just as much as we do! We appreciate you sharing your New Orleans Yacht Experience here on Trip Advisor. We hope our paths cross again next time you all are in NOLA! Cheers, Captain Doug & Rena
Read more
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: