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Shrimping Eco Tour
8/12/2022 10:00:00 AM
Amelia River Cruises & Charters
1 North Front Street Suite #3 Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
8/12/2022 12:30:00 PM
Date: August 12, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM
- 12:30 PM
Venue: Amelia River Cruises & Charters
Address: 1 North Front Street Suite #3 Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Age Range: Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Cost: Adults $29, $Children $19
An interactive exploration of Tiger Basin, our guests will be coached on the operation of an Otter Trawl shrimp net. Historically developed in Fernandina, this net is similar to the nets used by the commercial shrimp industry today. Deploying and retrieving the net is part of the hands-on experience.
The catch will then be displayed in an on-board aquarium and each of the creatures will be identified and released back into the wild. We continue to explore the backwaters and tidal creeks that make up this estuary before returning to historic Fernandina Beach.