The Official Website of Amelia Island, FL

The Amelia Island Lighthouse is considered the oldest structure on the island. First constructed in 1820 on Georgia's Cumberland Island, it was dismantled and moved in 1938 and reconstructed on Amelia Island. Construction was completed in 1839.

For those interested in a closer look, lighthouse tours are offered on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Tours depart from the Atlantic Recreation Center. The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children age 12 and under.

The Amelia Island Museum of History is housed in the historic Nassau County jail and showcases some 4,000 years of Florida history, including its eight flags of occupation. The museum offers exhibits, educational lectures, walking tours and ghost tours.

233 South Third Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
(904) 261-7378

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We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

- T.S. Elliot

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Amelia Island Tours, Dolphin Tours, Sightseeing, Sunset Cruises, Wildlife Tours, Eco-Tours, Nature Cruises, Historic Tours

Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

Where Kayaking Fun Begins!

The Bullington family welcomes you to Amelia Island Kayak Excursions. We are a family owned/operated kayaking business located in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, in Nassau County, Florida. Our main goal is to help you create a memorable and enjoyable experience while exploring the scenic inland waters of our area.

It was only natural that our business came to be, as it is the result of years of outdoor adventures we have enjoyed as a family. Our love for people and the great outdoors is derived from our belief in God, the Creator of this beautiful world, and we believe we are to be responsible stewards of all that He has given us. It is our desire to share our passion for kayaking with you.

For your enjoyment, we offer guided kayak tours through local inland waterways and salt marshes, as well as Cumberland National Seashore, the St. Marys River, the Okefenokee Swamp, and the Suwannee River. The most popular tours are our local 2-hour paddles on inland waterways, salt marshes, and the Amelia River. Included in our popular tour lineup are trips to nearby Tiger Island and Cumberland Island. We invite you to join us for one of our tours to enjoy the various aquatic vegetation, birds, and wildlife that nature has to offer in our area.

We love to see people experience for the first time how effortless kayaking can be. Time seems to stand still while being out on the water. We provide great guides, quality kayaks, Hobie Mirage kayaks, paddles, and Class III Personal Flotation Devices. Whether you choose our shorter or longer tours, we want to help you leave with a "boatload" of wonderful and lasting memories.

We are Amelia Island Kayak Excursions – where kayaking fun begins.

Check out our website for more information. We look forward to paddling with you soon!

About Town Travels
Scenic boat and historic tours. Sunrise and sunset trips available. 912.882.7437

Discover This
Natural and cultural tours of North Florida. A certified Ecoheritage Tourism Provider. 904.261.1053

EcoMotion Tours, Inc - Island Explorations on Segways
11255 Fort George Road
Jacksonville, FL 32034
Phone: 904-251-9477

In addition to kayaking and horseback riding, Segway® tours are a fun and unique way to explore Nature in the area's beautiful state parks. After learning how easy it is to operate a Segway, you'll ride off-road sandy paths through undeveloped island habitat. See where the birds roost, tortoises dig, and dolphins swim!

Hot Ticket Charters
Natural history boat tours. Experience dolphins, wild horses, exotic birds, Cumberland Island history and sunset cruises. 904-321-1668

Kayak Amelia
13030 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
Phone: 904-251-0016

Take a guided kayaking tour and experience Amelia Island's natural side. Come face to face with heron, egrets and many other species.

Old Towne Carriage Company
Waterfront at Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-277-1555

Enjoy a narrated horse drawn carriage ride through Amelia Island's historic district lasting 30 minutes.

On The Water Adventures
Egan's Creek Marina
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-206-1762

Private guided nature tours through the creeks and rivers of Amelia and Cumberland Island. Your own private boat with a knowledgeable captain providing you access to the unspoiled beauty of undeveloped areas. We get you amazingly close to dolphins, wild horses, manatees, alligators, birds and a variety of area wildlife. Offering two hour, half-day, and full-day trips aboard a 26' center console panga boat.

Private Island Excursions
Amelia Island (KEY NORTH)
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-206-3222

The Bloxom is a 84' Chesapeake Bay Bugeye providing access to our natural environment. All day kayak adventures to Cumberland, sunset in seclusion, and overnight adventures are some of the possibilities that exist. If you have ever dreamed of cruising into the sunset, our natural environment guarantees a unique adventure. Let us show you our backyard.

Tradewinds Boats
Cruises, dolphin watches, nature cruises and sightseeing trips. 904.261.9486

Walking Tours of Historic Fernandina Beach
233 South Third Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-7378

Given by the Amelia Island Museum of History, walking tours take groups up Historic Centre Street and into the Silk Stocking District introducing them to the many great historical figures who influenced the architecture and business on the island. These tours can be modified for children.

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Getting to Amelia Island
Amelia is only 30 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport. By auto, two bridges connect Amelia Island with the mainland. From I-95, take Fernandina Beach Exit 129, turn east onto A1A and travel 15 miles, cross the Intracoastal Waterway into the heart of Amelia Island.

Visitors traveling from the south may prefer to take A1A north of Jacksonville to the Mayport auto ferry which crosses the St. Johns River, or take A1A farther north to J. Turner Butler Blvd., then north on Hwy 115 over the Dames Point Bridge. Both options continue on A1A north over Big and Little Talbot Island onto Amelia.

Amelia Island Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Golfing on Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach is a splendid pleasure, with natural surroundings, oceanfront golf courses and pristine golf resorts that challenge skilled golfers and reward those lucky enough to experience all the wonderful golfing that Amelia has to offer. Public and Private courses abound as well as Golf Lessons and Instruction from the Pros.

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