Join a 1.5 hour nature cruise along Amelia Island’s shoreline to Cumberland Island. The boat, which is covered, goes up Beach Creek for views of salt marshes, birds and wild horses. We may see roseate spoonbills and dolphins. We'll pass the ruins of Dungeness Mansion.
The tour departs from the Fernandina Harbor Marina in downtown Fernandina Beach at Amelia River Cruises, Fernandina Harbor Marina, 1 North Front St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. Free parking available in the area.
Plan to arrive by 2 p.m. to park and purchase tickets for a 2:30 p.m. departure. The company is holding 30 seats for us until Sunday evening, May 12.
BEFORE YOU RSVP ON MEETUP, you must reserve online or by phone with the cruise company to reserve your spot with a credit card. (www.AmeliaRiverCruises.com; tel:[masked]) Tickets: adults, $25, plus tax: seniors, $23; children ages 4-12, $19.
Arrange carpools on Meetup. We may dine on our own after the cruise. Please bring water, snacks, hats and sunscreen.