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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...more
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Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4170
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All reviews pajama dave wild horses cumberland island sunset cruise captain dave great cruise saw dolphins boat tour eco tour shrimping industry marine biologist fort clinch submarine base beautiful sunset two hours local history highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the Beach Creek ride at 230. Full boat with Captains Kurt and Bob. Lots of good info with fun facts. Saw many horses on Cumberland, spotted one dolphin, lots of birds. A really nice day. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LCL1968
Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain Kurt and Bob our guides for the trip were excellent. We learned so much about Amelia Island and the surrounding area. These two were a wealth of information, funny and full of facts about this unique area. Well worth your time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Explorer538730
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you get to Amelia Island, you MUST get on board with Pajama Dave, who owns and runs the company...so much fun..and history... and beauty...you board the boat right at the end of Center Street and there is, at least, in the off season, easy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nanmaxx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most enjoyable trip. The captain was educated on many of the interesting tidbits and gossips about the island Do wear warm clothing during the winter the wind is quite cold

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LCtribe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No visit to Amelia Island is complete without a trip on this excursion. The captains are well acquainted with the history of the area and the wildlife can be spectacular, from dolphins to wild horses.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bsmyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was geat (2:30 Beach creek tour) with a nice tour of Fernandina Beach port, Ft. Clinch and Cumberland Island. Our boat captain (Pajama Dave) was awesome and so funny! I laughed the whole time i just wish he wouldn't spread false stories... it'd...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wingshock
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We went on 2 1/2 hour boat tour to Cumberland Island. I highly recommend this tour. Very historically and environmentally informative. It was a kid friendly tour also. We saw dolphins, bald eagles, wild horses. Also how the horses came to the island and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karentyson
Melanie B, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

We are so happy you enjoyed your tour. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We were a party of 5 with a dog. Our boys are 6 and 8 years old. We took the 2:30 Beach Creek Tour. Our guide was a very knowledgeable local with entertaining antics. We saw tons of dolphins swimming right around the boat, birds,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ivy C
Melanie B, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

We are very happy to hear about your experience. Please join us again soon.

Reviewed January 7, 2019

Pajama Dave and his sidekick Mark were great tour guides. I learned so much about the area and we had a great day on the water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan H
Melanie B, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Thank you for your review

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We went in the 90 minute cruise past Fort Clinch and Cumberland Island. Captain Kurt and Robert expertly narrated. The day was chilly but they had blankets and an indoor area too. We saw wild horses and plenty of dolphins, and birds.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jwoman9835
Melanie B, Guest Relations Manager at Amelia River Cruises & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Liz K
June 1, 2018|
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Response from pjl99 | Reviewed this property |
Either is enjoyable ... the Cumberland Island one gives a little more history of the Carnegies and Kennedy's plus history about Fort Clinch. I personally prefer the Cumberland Island one!
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Liz K
May 31, 2018|
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Response from dixiedog2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but take hat and jacket and blanket
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idab332018
April 18, 2018|
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Response from 864MichaelK864 | Reviewed this property |
See their web page, 1-2.5 hours, $25-$32 PP. Worth every penny!
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