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Amelia River Cruises

Centre Street, Fernandina Harbor Marina, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
+1 904-261-9972
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A fun evening on the water

It is all Bring Your Own (Whatever). Fun music, corny jokes by the captain, very nice scenery... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark O
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United States
Entertaining and informative...comedy

This was a great cruise!!! We learned a lot and laughed all the way with our guides!😜 I can’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dawn S
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A visit to Amelia Island is incomplete without a tour of our scenic waterways. Amelia River Cruises & Charters provides many opportunities to do just that. Our daily tours are professionally narrator by local history and nature experts. Come on along and enjoy a relaxing excursion along the beautiful Amelia River. Some tours are seasonal, but we are open year round. We are pet-friendly, bathroom equipped, handicap-accessible and food and beverages are allowed onboard. Private charters can be arranged for your special occasion.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Centre Street, Fernandina Harbor Marina, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is all Bring Your Own (Whatever). Fun music, corny jokes by the captain, very nice scenery, sometimes some interesting wildlife is spotted. Its best if you bring a group of friends, most on the boat are in groups. Its a fun time!More

Thank Mark O
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so glad you decided to join us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review as well. You are exactly right bring your own........ Our best times at anything is with friends. We hope you and your friends will join us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great cruise!!! We learned a lot and laughed all the way with our guides!😜 I can’t think of a group that this cruise would not suit..,be family, business, or solo! Have fun!!!

Thank Dawn S
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining our tour and taking the time to leave a review. We do try to accommodate all ages, groups, ad parties. We hope to cruise with you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful couple of hours on the water. The captain was so informative and pleasant to be around. The boat was comfortable. We were able to move around. It was a bit of a chilly day and they had blankets at the ready.

Thank Debbie C
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We do our best to be prepared for what ever may happen. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time on the water. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope to cruise with you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 2 1/2 hour Amelia River / Cumberland Island cruise with Captain “Pajama “ Dave. He has a wealth of information which he presents in an entertaining, informal manner. This isn’t someone reciting a script for a paycheck. Dave obviously loves the area...More

Thank fishheadWestFlorida
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are always excited to hear that our tour was the "highlight" of a visit. Captain PJ Dave is a great captain that we all love, but as you said we have a great staff here. Thank you for taking the time to leave a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a group of friends from Jacksonville on this tour to learn more about Cumberland Island National Seashore and the surrounding areas, and we were not disappointed. The guides are both entertaining and informative - a definite plus. They also slowed the boat when...More

Thank bluekrypton71
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to hear that your visit with your friends was a success. We find that our tours are definitely a hot spot for the locals to bring their out of town guests. To make it even better sounds like Mother Nature cooperated for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family including aunts, cousins, and nieces had a great time. We saw Cumberland island, wild horses, dolphins , birds, etc. The boat captain, and mate were very informativeMore

Thank Trailhead L
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is always a great time when you can get the whole family together. Sounds like you guys had a reunion on board. Thank you for choosing our tours to enjoy your day with and taking the time to write a review as well. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a delightful 2 hours on the river! Guide was excellent and enjoyed seeing the dolphins, Cumberland Island and Fort Clinch. Worth every penny!More

Thank Ginny00
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

On the river is the best place to spend a couple of hours on any given day. We are happy you choose to spend them on the water with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review as well. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pajama Dave and Captain Bob gave a great, hilarious and informative tour of Fernandino Beach and Cumberland Island. We laughed so much, yet learned so much about the whole Amelia Island area. Truly enjoyable!!!

Thank Ellen S
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to here that you enjoyed our tour. I think you definitely got a great duo to host your tour. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to cruising with you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went of a cruise with the Amelia River Cruises and really enjoyed the history and sights along the way. Left the marina and headed north along the shore towards Ft. Clinch and crossed the river over to Cumberland. Saw wild horses and several other wildlife...More

Thank Harry C
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We pride ourselves on have a calm, relaxing, educational ride. When Mother Nature cooperates it makes is all even better. Sounds like you got one of those days. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We look forward to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The historical tour could be called the hysterical tour. PAJAMA DAVE! Yes that’s his name and YES he wears his PJ’s everyday ALL day. PJD gives us an inside scoop of so so much history of Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach AND Cumberland Island. He is...More

Thank Terry B
Carol C, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And you can get your very own PJ's at his store Pajama Life on 2nd Street. We love Pajama Dave and yes he and all of our captains have a wealth of information to share with all. Thank you for taking a minute to leave...More

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dolphinchicks
14 June 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Property representative |
This cruise only goes in the river so for the most part it is a very smooth ride. However if you happen to come on a windy day the sound can be a little choppy. We only cross the sound for a bout 5 minutes though.
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lockridge1969
14 June 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Property representative |
Our prices vary from $20-$30 depending on which cruise you choose to go on.
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lockridge1969
14 June 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Property representative |
Our prices vary from $20-$30 depending on which cruise you go on.
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