Take the Ferry to Fernandina Shrimp Festival

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Avoid the traffic and the shuttle service, because this year Amelia River Cruises again offers all day ferry service to this year’s Isle of Eight Fernandina Shrimp Festival on Amelia Island, Florida. Relax and enjoy a beautifully scenic river cruise ride past Cumberland and into the heart of all the activity in downtown Fernandina. Boats will depart St. Marys on the hour, every hour beginning 9 a.m. both Saturday, April 30th, and Sunday, May 1st.
Free parking in St. Marys, GA. Boats depart at the foot of Osborne Street in downtown, historic St. Marys.

(Read all about the Fernandina Shrimp Festival here)

Last boat out of St. Marys, GA departs 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30th, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1st. Last boat out of Fernandina Beach departs 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30th, 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1st.

Tickets are cash only, purchased aboard the boat. $10 one way for ages 13 and above; $5 one way for children ages 3 – 12. Children under 3 years old ride free and there is no senior pricing for this event.

Reservations will NOT be accepted for this service. Seating is first come; first serve.

Amelia River Cruises offers narrated, historic and wildlife sightseeing tours of Amelia and Cumberland Island, as well as private charters for all of your special events. We operate 4 tours daily now, 7 days a week, with summer Eco-Tours and unique day-long excursions throughout the year. www.ameliarivercruises.com

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  1. kade says:

    is the ferry from st marys to fernandina still running?

  2. admin says:

    No unfortunately not. They do still run some great tours and cruises that are worth checking out though http://www.ameliarivercruises.com —-Joe

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