Amelia Island Local Excursions

Amelia Carriage Tours

Transport yourself back in time with an Amelia Island Carriages ride. Tours can be specially designed or organized by the carriage staff. Drive by beautiful homes, historic landmarks and fine dining establishments in downtown Fernandina Beach.

Amelia Island Carriages


Amelia Island Ghost Tours

Amelia Island Ghost Tours are suited for the entire family, lasting 2+ hours. The 1.5-mile walk through historic downtown Fernandina Beach will fascinate guests as they pass homes and historical landmarks built in the 1800s. An enjoyable experience for everyone, tour guides will captivate you with their stories and historic knowledge. Bring a digital camera so you can capture paranormal activity!

Amelia Island Ghost Tours


Amelia River Cruises & Charters 

Amelia River Cruises & Charters offers sightseeing cruises that provide historic insight on Amelia Island, narrated by local history and nature experts. From Fernandina's historic waterfront to the breathtaking views of wild horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia, the fascinating stories of Amelia and Cumberland will intrigue and educate. Go aboard for an inspiring cruise experience that takes you along salt marshes, wilderness beaches and historic riverbanks. Be on the lookout for dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, egrets, herons, spoonbills and osprey, as well as shrimp boats, luxury yachts and Fort Clinch!

Amelia River Cruises & Charters


Fernandina Harbor Marina

In the heart of Fernandina Beach, at the center of historic Amelia Island lies Fernandina Harbor Marina. Features include 1,000 linear feet of side-tie dockage, 25-foot depth, concrete floating docks, new high-speed gas and diesel fuel pumps, laundry, bait and tackle shop and captain’s lounge with satellite TV and wireless Internet access. The marina is open from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. seven days a week. A full-time marina manager, dockmaster, accountant, maintenance engineer and four assistant dockmasters ensure smooth operations for all marina guests and slip holders.

1 South Front St., Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Fernandina Harbor Marina


Kelly Seahorse Ranch 

Kelly Seahorse Ranch is the only state-endorsed horse ranch in the state of Florida and one of the few venues offering beach horseback riding. The ranch is located within scenic Amelia Island State Park on a 200+-acre preserve. Ranch tour guides will take you along the beach, where you can learn about the area and witness dolphins, shorebirds and other sea island wildlife. So saddle up and take a ride on the beautiful beaches of southern Amelia Island! 

7500 First Coast Highway, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Kelly Seahorse Ranch


The Angler's Mark 

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the thrill of a professional fishing charter. The Angler’s Mark fishing trips are fun and provide the opportunity to see wildlife in their natural habitat. Your fishing guide will be happy to point out all the best spots for anglers, photographers and sightseers alike. Captain Lawrence Piper, born in Fernandina Beach, owns The Angler's Mark, a 22-foot Angler Grande Bay boat equipped with a depth finder/GPS, a VHF radio and antennae, rod holders, a “glove box” (for sunscreen and insect repellent), trolling motor battery charger, tackle centers, compass and an AM/FM/CD radio. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm!

The Angler’s Mark