Amelia River Cruises

1 North Front Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904-261-9972   |

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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


Hours: see description

Special Offers

  • Harris Teeter Vic Deals - 10% off the 2:30pm Beach Creek Tour
  • Seaside Salute - 15% off to all active duty personnel.
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1463 Reviews

Jan 01, 2021 by DavidL767

A very enjoyable 90 minute cruise

In late December, we took the 90 minute Beach Creek Tour and really enjoyed it. The scenery is fantastic and the tour guide provided all sorts of interesting commentary, but no question the highlight...

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Nov 09, 2020 by WeBarkGoDawgs

A must experience!

The best 2.5 hours of history, facts, dolphins, wild horses and the beauty of Cumberland Island. I did not want the cruise to end. I highly recommend!!

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Oct 25, 2020 by 798carolb

This is a do-over!

Wonderful way to spend 2.5 hrs on the water. Very informative and entertaining. We were able to see the wild horses on Cumberland Island, manatees, dolphins, eagles, etc. We would definitely go...

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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.