Everything You Need to Know about the Schooner Ondine

Hop aboard the schooner Ondine and sail away for an afternoon of beautiful views and laidback living along the Intracoastal Waterway in New Smyrna Beach! This 53-foot vessel is a two masted, full keel schooner rigged with Chinese junk sails that offers a wonderful way to discover our area’s most scenic views. Built in Nova Scotia in 1984, the Ondine is a beautiful sight to behold and is manned by a team of expert sailors. The next time you visit our area, consider booking a cruise on the Ondine for a unique and memorable excursion during your stay.

Find out more about things to do in New Smyrna Beach by requesting a copy of our FREE Vacation Guide! It’s filled with excellent recommendations of things to see and do liking sailing on the schooner Ondine.

Join the Schooner Ondine Crew or Relax on the Deck? You Decide.

One of the best parts about cruising on the Ondine is that it can be as active or relaxing of an excursion as you wish. If you’re looking for an opportunity to take the helm or hoist and trim the sails, crew members will let you join the team. Or, if you’d rather kick back and enjoy a peaceful sail over the water, you can do that, too!

There are Several Cruise Options to Choose From

When booking an excursion on the schooner Ondine, you’ll have several excellent cruise options to choose from. You can take a coastal day cruise along the Indian and Halifax Rivers to the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Or, there is a sunset cruise at twilight. The Ondine also hosts special event charters that are perfect for celebrating anniversaries, engagements, birthdays, and more!

In addition, you can customize a day on the schooner Ondine. The vessel can accommodation up to 6 passengers and standard 3-hour cruises, half day charters, and full day charters are available.

The Schooner Sails Right By Our Inn

Whether you are busy working at the helm or you’re relaxing on the deck, be sure to wave as you pass by our inn! The Ondine travels right in front of us from her home dock on the Indian River and through the Intracoastal Waterway.  

Enjoy a Sail and Stay Package with the Night Swan

One of the best ways to experience the schooner Ondine is with a Sail and Stay Package at the Night Swan! This ultimate vacation experience invites you to stay at our beautiful bed and breakfast on the Intracoastal Waterway and enjoy an afternoon or sunset cruise on the Ondine! Simply book this package, and we’ll take care of organizing the exciting excursion for you!

The Night Swan Intracoastal Bed and Breakfast features breathtaking views from a large front porch, boat slips and private dock for guests who bring a boat, pet-friendly accommodations, gourmet breakfast each morning, and so much more!  You’ll also find 16 unique and cozy guest rooms in two historic homes and a guest cottage. Plus, a relaxing atmosphere, luxurious amenities, and friendly staff to help you with every detail of your New Smyrna Beach vacation. Now is the time to discover all that New Smyrna Beach has to offer. Let The Night Swan help you plan your visit today!

Photo credit: The Schooner Ondine | Getty Images / reach-art