Amelia River Cruises offers some of the best introductions to Amelia Island and the historic South. Their popular sightseeing cruises provide fascinating insight into the wildlife, history and life here on Amelia Island. The tours will introduce you to our fertile salt marshes, wilderness beaches, and historic riverbanks.
The cruises are narrated by local wildlife and history experts who are passionate about their subjects. You’ll be regaled with the exciting true stories of pirates, explorers, scallywags, and leaders of both the past and present who have left their mark on history. You’ll also see and learn about wildlife like dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, egrets, and the wild horses of Cumberland Island.
A Variety of Cruises
Amelia River Cruises offers several types of tours to choose from.
The Cumberland Island Tour is one of the most popular and offers an extensive look at the rich history of Amelia and Cumberland Island. You’ll see Fernandina’s shrimp boats, historic Old Towne, Ft. Clinch, and some of Cumberland Island’s wild horses.
Another very popular Amelia River excursion is the Adult Twilight BYOB Cruise. This cruise, designed especially for adults, includes live music, a legendary Cumberland Sound sunset, and whatever drink you care to bring along. Great fun, romance, and beauty in our tropical paradise.
The Beach Creek Tour offers an afternoon of history and nature as you cruise up Beach Creek. Enjoy close up views of the Dungeness Mansion ruins, salt marshes, and bird life of Cumberland Island.
The Family Friendly Sunset Tour and Shrimping Eco Tour are excellent options for those with children in tow – or who don’t mind sharing a cruise with them.
Amelia River Cruises
No matter the tour you choose, you won’t be disappointed. The owners of Amelia River Cruises grew up in Fernandina, with family in the area that goes back nine generations! Their love of the region is infectious – and gorgeous Amelia Island never disappoints. You’ll find yourself swept away by the knowledge and natural wonders they’ll share with you on their relaxing cruises.
Another way to assure that your Amelia Island getaway is the best it can be is with accommodations at an Amelia Island B&B! Amelia Island innkeepers are dedicated to providing personalized service to all their guests. We offer intimate retreats ready to cater to your individual needs and tastes. Enjoy full breakfasts, quality amenities, and on-site hosts with a wealth of knowledge about what to see and do. Plan your Florida vacation today!