We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Amelia Island Lighthouse

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1 Lighthouse Lane, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-261-3248

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Not Available Most of the Time !

This is a beautiful Lighthouse and worth the effort to find and photograph. However, most of the time it is not available to the public, and difficult to photograph, much less get... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
ltthorpe
,
Orlando, Florida
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
177 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful Lighthouse and worth the effort to find and photograph. However, most of the time it is not available to the public, and difficult to photograph, much less get close to.

Helpful?
Thank ltthorpe
Canton, Georgia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An older volunteer group host this attraction through the local recreation center.......an inexpensive excursion

Helpful?
Thank ellyhob1591
Salt Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
464 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

It's a little hard to find but worth a stop. The only problem is you can't get to close road is blocked by a chain fence. You can get a good look to bad you can't get closer

Helpful?
Thank Ronald E
Fleming Island, Florida
Level Contributor
64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome little stop while visiting Amelia Island. Locked away in a historic neighborhood, it wasn't too hard to find. You need to turn right onto a marked street (starts with an H... can't remember the whole name). Definitely blocked off but we could see the lighthouse through the trees (we went at night). You can get a good view from... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank GinaMarie M
seattle
Level Contributor
119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We tried to get out to the lighthouse, but all the roads were closed. We tried to walk out to it, but would have had to cross a NO TRESPASSING sign. We were disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank nancygSeattle
Daleville, Alabama
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Each seaside I visit I enjoy taking photos of the areas lighthouses.. Amelia Island lighthouse is beautiful and well kept. A little tricky to find but worth the effort.

Helpful?
Thank peachsnuf
Newburgh, Indiana
Level Contributor
32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

They give a lecture about the lighthouse, but you aren't allowed to see the inside or go up the stairs inside.

Helpful?
Thank camiaydt
PA
Level Contributor
479 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Could only see the top from a distance and the access road (we believe) to the lighthouse was gated. I am sure the residents do not want people to be driving in the residential neighborhood to visit the lighthouse ... I am not even sure why it is even there???

Helpful?
3 Thank Chuck2010
carmel
Level Contributor
314 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A quick little stop. Tucked away in a little neighborhood. Not a ton of time in this but lighthouses are just fun to see. Quick visit only

Helpful?
Thank craig t
Akron, Ohio
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I love lighthouses but not much to see at this one. A minute visit to take a couple pictures. In a residential neighborhood.

Helpful?
Thank Luvmynick

Travelers who viewed Amelia Island Lighthouse also viewed

 
Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island
 

Been to Amelia Island Lighthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Amelia Island Lighthouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?