Amelia River Cruises Explore the Waterways of North Florida and South Georgia
Fernandina Beach, FL – Amelia Island River Cruises announces a special Discovery River Cruise to Jekyll Island December 8. The inaugural tour November 4 sold out and and the additional date has been added. The cruise will leave Amelia Island and follow a scenic route paste Cumberland Island and arriving at Jekyll Island in time for lunch at the historic Jekyll Island Club. After lunch historic tours are scheduled. Christmas decorations will add to this special trip. A bus returns to Amelia Island arriving back by 6 PM.
Kevin McCarthy owner of Amelia Island Cruises out of Fernandina Beach, Florida has operated a boat touring company since 2000 that offers a variety of cruises out of its Amelia Island home.
Discovery Tours will offer a series of tours that will explore the fascinating waterways of South Georgia and Northern Florida. The first of the newly-launched Discovery Tours sold out quickly. The series will offer at least 4 yearly trips which will include day trips and some overnight options. Each tour will be personally hosted and narrated by owner/historian, Captain Kevin McCarthy and invited speakers.
Future trips will include a cruise to Kingsley Plantation, lunch at the Ribault Club and a final stop at Fort Caroline. A bus will bring passengers back to Amelia Island. A trip to St. Augustine in spring 2011 is also being planned.
The December 6 cruise leaves at 8AM, estimated time of arrival Jekyll at 12:30 and return bus leaving Jekyll at 4:45 PM. Price $110 per person includes historic “cottage tour”. An optional and additional $10 is required for the hotel tour which follows the “cottage” tour.