What is la Rochelle Ocean Pass?

Yes, for certain activities such as cruises or guided tours, it is imperative to book your places:
- A cruise departing from La Rochelle (you can choose between two): Morning discovery cruise with Kapalouest or Guided tour to Fort Boyard with Inter-Iles or Cruise to Saint-Martin-de-Ré with Inter-Iles
- Boat trip on the Marais-Poitevin – Landing stage Cardinaud or Landing stage Bazoin
- A classic guided tour of your choice with La Rochelle Tourist Office (among the six proposed)
- Guided tour of Brouage
- Visit of the Fort Liédot on the Ile d'Aix
- River trip: Gabariers' Tour or River Tour in Saintes
- Guided tour of Saintes or an Electric train tour
- One-hour free car rental by Yélomobile

No. There are 40 free activities included and about ten with a discount. You can find all the information on the website www.larochelleoceanpass.com

No, each site included in the pass can only be visited once. However, there is unlimited access to public transport, the 3 Towers of La Rochelle and the Moving Models Museum AND the Museum of Scale Models.

Some places or sites are not accessible all year round or may be closed for renovation or other reasons. In order to prepare your stay the best way as possible, it is best to check the opening times and periods on the dedicated websites or to contact La Rochelle Tourism Office (05 46 41 14 68).

Yes, it’s possible. For attractions such as the 3 towers of la Rochelle or the “Musée des automates et des modèles réduits”; la Rochelle Ocean pass works for each of the museum buildings separately. It’s therefore possible to visit one tower in the morning and the others later.
Please note: visits are only possible within the validity period of your chosen pass.

What is la Rochelle Ocean Pass?

It’s a tourist pass giving access to forty activities and a dozen reductions in La Rochelle and its agglomeration, Rochefort, Marennes-Oléron, the Marais Poitevin and the South Vendée: boat trips, monuments, museums, cultural sites, guided tours, aquatic centres, etc. With the pass, you also have unlimited access to Yélo transport (bus, ferry, sea bus and TER on the territory of the La Rochelle Urban Community)

A real passport that gives real savings to your holiday! Use our calculator to plan your vacation in La Rochelle and estimate the savings you'll make with the CityPass La Rochelle: Advantages and Economies

La Rochelle city pass are dematerialised: you receive a e-ticket by email and then you download the mobile application

At the entrance of a site, when they scan my QR code for the first time, or when I validate my passage in a bus with the application.
The pass is valid for either 48 consecutive hours, 72 hours, or 7 consecutive days; depending on the formula chosen when purchasing the pass.

For a 48h Pass, it is activated on 1/06/2023 at 10 am and will be valid until 03/06/2023 at 9:59 am
For a 72h Pass, it is activated on 1/06/2023 at 10 am and will be valid until 04/06/2023 at 9.59 am
For a 7-day Pass, it is activated on 1/06/2023 and will be valid until 7/06/2023 at the end of the day

No, you can buy it and give it to someone. The name on the e-ticket has no impact, only the QR code and the pass number are important. However, it is necessary to buy one pass per person. In this case, only the payer will be known thanks to the information given at the time of purchase.

It is valid for one year starting from the date of purchase.
Example: If the Pass was purchased on 6/07/2023 its due date will be on 5/07/2024

On public transport, connect to your La Rochelle Océan Pass application, click on "my passes" and then on the "I'm taking the bus" box and show the QR code to the driver or ticket inspector.

For the TER: you need to collect a counter-mark from the La Rochelle Tourist Office, 2 Quai Georges Simenon, La Rochelle or from the Maison de la mobilité, 22 Pl. de Verdun, La Rochelle.

For all the mentioned discounts, here are two cases:

1- On-site booking: the discount is applied immediately on presentation of the valid Ocean Pass.

2- Online booking for the Aquarium de la Rochelle: refund corresponding to the amount of the discount once on site on presentation of the valid Ocean Pass on the day of the visit.

Yes, with this city pass you have unlimited and free access, on presentation of your pass, to the Yélo bus lines, the sea bus, the passeur, the TER on the territory of the La Rochelle Agglomeration Community (for the TER a counter mark is to be collected at the La Rochelle Tourist Office, 2 Quai Georges Simenon, 17000 La Rochelle).
You also have access to one hour of free Yélomobile car rental.

Yélo bikes are not included in the city pass.

Je retrouve un code promo dans mon e-billet (envoyé par mail). Je m'inscris sur le formulaire d'inscription en ligne et je bénéficie de cet avantage (1h gratuite) dès validation : 24h à 48h les jours ouvrés. À prévoir en amont de mes vacances si possible.

Prévoir les pièces justificatives suivantes pour l'inscription (Pièce d'identité, permis de conduire de plus d'un an (hors UE 1 mois de validation), Selfie / Photo de vous, justificatif de domicile de moins de 3 mois)

What is la Rochelle Ocean Pass?

There are three adult packages: 48 hours 44€ - 72 hours 57€ - 7 DAYS 75€.
Three teen packages for 12 to 17-year-old: 48 hours 22€ - 72 hours 32€ - 7 DAYS 40€.
Three kids packages for 6 to 11-year-old: 48 hours 18€ - 72 hours 26€ - 7 DAYS 33€.

Consult Our rates and conditions.

We offer two rates for our younger guests:
There is a La Rochelle Ocean Pass for teenagers  (12 - 17 years old) and for children (6 - 11 years old).
To book it 
click here.


  • Online on the website https://larochelleoceanpass.com/
  • At the Tourism Office of la Rochelle : 2 Quai Georges Simenon, 17000 La Rochelle
  • At Espace Encan : Quai Louis Prunier, 17000 la Rochelle
  • At the Mobility House : l 22 Pl. de Verdun, 17000 La Rochelle

The e-mail confirmation should arrive in your inbox. If you still haven’t received it, we recommend that you check your spam filter or your junk mail folder.

You can also contact the Tourism Office : (+33) 05 46 41 14 68

From 15th of July to 26th August, la Rochelle city pass are becoming a rare and exceptional passport, only 80 are sold per day.

What is la Rochelle Ocean Pass?

No, there are no discounts because the city pass allows you to make big savings.

No, this is a product reserved for individuals. However, our dedicated group service will be happy to create an "à la carte" programme adapted to your needs.

Do not hesitate to contact us.

No, the city pass can’t be repaced or refunded. In the event of a malfunction at one of the services providers (exceptional closure, etc.), La Rochelle Community Tourist Office cannot be held responsible.

No, the city pass cannot be replaced or refunded.
The pass is totally dematerialized therefore you can easily find it in your emails or on La Rochelle Ocean Pass application. The Tourism Office of la Rochelle may be able to reprint an e-ticket for you if necessary, but is no responsible if the pass has been used.