There's No Better Way to Explore Amelia Island than Chartering a Tour with a Local Expert Who Can Show You the Island's Hidden Gems and Must-See Places of Interest.
Visitors to Amelia Island should be sure to enlist the services of a local tour guide or service who can provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. For the outdoor adverturers, a nature or eco-tour by kayak is a great way to experience all the natural beauty and wildlife that makes Coastal Florida such a treasure. Or a dolphin tour or boat cruise is always a great family adventure that makes for unforgettable close-up encounters with the sea and the creatures who call it home. Local captains and tour guides know all the popular spots for dolphin sightings and can almost guarantee that you'll see be sure to see them, and in fact the dolphins often follow the boats and put on quite a show.
For land lovers, a relaxing carriage tour is a romantic escape through the Historic District and village of Fernandina Beach, where you'll find lovely Victorian-era homes and buildings as well as a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment. And of course there's even a tasting tour provided by a local guide who can take you to all the best restaurants, bars and hot spots of Amelia.
The Bullington family welcomes you to Amelia Island Kayak Excursions. We are a multi award-winning local family-owned/operated business offering professionally guided kayak tours/rentals, SUP’s, private motorboat tours, and Master Naturalist-led interactive hiking tours for Amelia Island, Cumberland Island, and the surrounding areas. We also offer Hobie® Mirage kayaks!
We are rated #1 on TripAdvisor for kayaking for 10 years, and are a recipient of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award. This recognition places us among the top 10% of their global business listings. In addition, we are honored to have received the following awards: U.S. Senate Small Business, 2x USA Today’s 10BEST Readers’ Choice Kayak Tour, 2x Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, FYCCN Outstanding Parter, Jacksonville’s Bold City Best of the Best Water Sports, JAX Best Local Kayak Rentals, and are featured in Voyage Jacksonville and Amelia Neighbors Publications.
For your enjoyment, we offer a variety of kayak tours ranging from black water wooded environments, salt marsh estuaries, and intracoastal waterways, to Cumberland Island National Seashore, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, and the St. Marys and Suwannee Rivers. We invite you to join us for one of our tours to enjoy the various aquatic vegetation and wildlife that nature has to offer in our area. We love what we do, and it is our goal to help our guests have an authentic, fun and informative experience as they explore the natural settings of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. As a Gift to You, All Tours Receive a Free Digital Photo Album!
Treat yourself to one of the top Historical Walking Tours in Fernandina Beach. Learn about our rich history as you are guided through the streets of historic Fernandina. Learn the history behind many of our old homes and landmarks. All who take the tour will receive a DVD containing many of the historical sites. Reservations required.
Discover the ghost, ghouls and legends of our Island paradise. Follow your guide as you are led through the streets of historic Fernandina on Amelia Island and learn about the rich history that is filled with legends passed down through the years. Experience the many secrets of Amelia Island. Her past is laced with the history of piracy, plunder and death. Many still roam the streets at night. Paranormal activity is captured almost nightly on camera. Come experience a tour you will not forget. Our tour is a walking tour of approximately .5 miles and takes a little over two hours.
Your skillful tour guide will regale you with Amelia Island ghost stories as they guide you through dark streets of a bygone era. This tour lasts about one hour and covers approximately 14 blocks of our historic district (note: some of the walking is on cobblestone streets). We offer this tour every Friday. Check our Facebook page for possible updates.
Meet your guide on Friday at 6 pm in front of the cemetery behind St. Peters Episcopal church located at 801 Atlantic Avenue.
$15 Adults / $10 Child (ages 5-17)
The museum is located in the restored Nassau County Jail, circa 1935, in the heart of Fernandina's Historic District and is one of Northeast Florida's most unique cultural institutions. The museum is noted as Florida's first oral history museum, and is complete with historical objects and archaeological finds.
Mark your calendars and kick off your holiday season with the Annual Amelia Island Museum of History Holiday Home Tour that takes place on Amelia Island the first weekend of December! Hundreds of people wait every year for Fernandina Beach’s most iconic Christmas Event – the Amelia Island Museum of History’s Holiday Home Tour. Selected historic family homes are decorated by local florists and interior designers and are open for visits. Docents in each house give the history of the home, highlight the period architectural elements, and guide visitors through the lavishly decorated homes. Visit the website for dates and times.