Backwater Cat Adventures

3 South Front St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904-753-7631   |

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About Backwater Cat Adventures

A Backwater Cat Adventure provides adventurous mini-catamaran tours through the waterways surrounding Amelia Island. New, upgraded boats are custom designed and provide endless fun for the whole family. This interactive 2.5 hour adventure tour led by an experienced tour guide will keep you and your guests feeling safe as you weave through the marshlands and Amelia River.

Experience historic Fort Clinch from the water, majestic Cumberland Island (with its wild horses), and so much more! And did we mention that you get to be the driver the whole time? Have no worries, the guides cover how easy it is to operate these adventure boats during a brief training. Sit back and relax while you enjoy your sun-shining day and feed your inner adventurer!


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Special Offers

  • Amelia Island Value Card - $10 off per ticket. Promo Code: Amelia Island Value Card. *Must book online using promo code. Not valid after booking.
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799 Reviews

Aug 10, 2020 by Kristin H

Super fun!

Great activity!! I highly recommend this tour. We were in the area for only 2 days and called at the last minute to book the tour. They were very helpful and accommodating in getting us added to...

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Aug 07, 2020 by sarahlF95PA

So much fun

This trip was amazing. We did the 2 ½ hour trip and had a blast. These little boats are perfect to have fun on. They were a tad scary in the beginning specially if you are not use to boats but by the...

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Aug 03, 2020 by jennifermB5364WH

Fun trip with Backwater Cats

We had a terrific morning tour to Cumberland Island with guide, Ben. Two parents & two girls (12 & 14) all enjoyed the speed of the cat, plus the sights - including dolphins, interesting birds, and...

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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.