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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1429 Reviews

May 23, 2020 by John S

OUTSTANDING Day on the Water

Glad that we decided to go on this educational —environmental/historical Outing. Totally enjoyed our narrating Captain “Pajama Dave” who, while being very informed, had a humorous delivery, that...

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May 14, 2020 by LindyLouWho30540

Relaxing & Beautiful Cruise

Very relaxing morning cruise of Amelia and Cumberland Islands. Captain was very, very knowledgeable about current times and also had a lot of historical knowledge of the areas. The wild horses on...

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Mar 21, 2020 by Msstephiep

Nice tour

We went on the afternoon tour with captain mark and had a great time. Saw quite a few horses on Cumberland Island and learned a lot about the history of Fernandina Beach. Would highly recommend.

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About Amelia Island

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.