Amelia River Cruises

1 North Front Street, Suite 3, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904-261-9972   |   Visit Website

About Amelia River Cruises

A visit to Amelia Island is incomplete without a tour of our scenic waterways. Amelia River Cruises & Charters provides narrated, historic and wildlife sightseeing tours with views of dolphins, manatees, sea otters, alligators, and the wild horses of Cumberland Island National Seashore. Our tours are offered in the morning, afternoon and at sunset; with special trips available for group charters. In the summer, we offer educational shrimping eco-tours led by a naturalist.  We also can do weddings, funerals, birthday parties, business meetings, and other special events.

Open 7 days/Week:
July 23 - Aug 4, 9am - 7:30pm
Aug 5 - Sept 1, 9am - 7pm
Sept 2 - Sept 22, 9am - 6:30pm
Sept 23 - Oct 20, 9am - 6pm
Oct 21 - Nov 2, 9am - 5:30pm
Nov 3 - Nov 27, 9am - 4:30pm
Nov 28, - 9am - 10am
Nov 29 - Nov 30, 9am - 4:30pm

Open 6 days/Week:
Dec 2 - Dec 23, 9am - 2:30pm
Dec 24 - Dec 25, CLOSED
Dec 26 - Dec 31, 9am - 2:30pm
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1608 Reviews

Oct 27, 2021 by elissev

Girls trip history lesson

A friend of mine who recently relocated to Fernandina Beach suggested the Cumberland Island tour as a great way for our “girls trip” to learn about the area. She was 100% correct. What a beautiful...

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Oct 24, 2021 by CraigAM1970

Capt Kevin is Fantastic for a Yankee!!

Capt Kevin McCarthy has the ability to deliver local lore in a very engaging and friendly manner. His knowledge of local wildlife and their behaviors also added additional depth to his commentary.

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Oct 24, 2021 by D7749RSjackiec

Wonderful afternoon on the water!

Beautiful day, beautiful sites and great historical information from our two guides 10/23/21 afternoon ... second pontoon boat out! A trip you shouldn't miss!

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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.