Exploring Amelia Island

Take the time to explore our tiny barrier island’s history and ecology. Tours can take you back in time or put you face-to-face with Mother Nature. So whether you’re interested in learning about pirates, fishing, hiking or creating your own adventure, we can help.  Discover a past rich in history. Discover nature in all its glory. But most importantly, discover a new memory. Come explore Amelia Island and see for yourself what makes it so unique.


From ancient forests to pirate lore, Amelia Island has amassed a history unlike anywhere else in the world. Delve into it in a wealth of museums and historical attractions scattered throughout the island.


While you’re on Amelia Island, take the time to meet our most famous residents – manatees, sea turtles, whales and dozens of bird species. Several state parks, trails and undeveloped nature areas provide the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse these Floridian creatures.


Amelia Island is a paradise for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Whether you’re a novice or experienced fisherman, scuba diver, kayaker, hiker or adventurer of another kind, you’ll feel right at home on our island. 


Amelia Island is home to several parks for visitors and residents to enjoy. 


Guided tours are the best way to learn the stories behind the island. With everything from carriage rides to Segway tours, there’s no shortage of ways to take in all the island has to offer.
  • Drive Time:
  • Jacksonville 45 min
  • St Augustine 1 hr 30 min
  • Savannah 2 hrs
  • Orlando 3 hrs
  • Tampa 4 hrs
Amelia Island Tourist Development Council 102 Centre Street, Amelia Island, FL 32034› Call 904-277-0717 Fax 904-432-8417
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