Resources — Amelia Island / Fernandina Beach

Lodging

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Phone: (904) 277-1100

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation
39 Beach Lagoon
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Phone: (904) 261-6161
Fax: (904) 321-5046

Amelia Island Plantation Real Estate
10 Amelia Village Circle
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Phone: (904) 277-5980

Amelia Island Real Estate offers a wide variety of homes and condos for sale from luxury mansions to beachfront condos, and everything in between. They have something for everyone.

Activities and Attractions

Hang Glide USA
2394 Jamestown Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (877) 933-6359
Fax: (877) WE-DO-FLY!
Email: hangglideusa@yahoo.com
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Egans Creek Greenway
2500 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 310-3363
Fax: (904) 310-3462

Food and Dining

Cafe Karibo
27 North 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 277-5269

The Surf
3199 S Fletcher Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
(904) 261-5711

Parks and Paddling Destinations

Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
(904) 277-7274
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee:
$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
$2.00 per person Fort admission.

Camping Fee:
$26.00 per night, plus tax. Includes water and electricity at Amelia River and Atlantic Beach campgrounds. Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees. Proof of eligibility

Youth Camping:
$1.00 per youth, organized youth and adult group camping.
$5.00 per adult/chaperon, organized youth and adult group camping.

Big Talbot Island State Park
State Road A1A North
Jacksonville, Florida 32226
(904) 251-2320
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year. The boat ramp is open 24 hours a day.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee:
Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
$2.00 per person to access the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier.
$3.00 per vehicle entrance fee to access the Bluffs picnic area.
$4.00 to use the boat launch.

Cumberland Island National Seashore
101 Wheeler St
St Marys, GA 31558
(912) 882-4336
Operating Hours & Seasons
The visitor center is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Park facilities are closed on December 25.

Cumberland Island is located seven miles east of St. Marys, Georgia, and is only accessible by boat. A concession operated passenger only, foot ferry departs from downtown St. Marys. Reservations for the are recommended. Find out how to make reservations by clicking here.

The ferry does not transport pets, bicycles, kayaks, or cars. Charter services are available through NPS concessionaire.
Visitors must check in at the Cumberland Island Visitor Center 30 minutes prior to departure. Failure to check in will result in cancellation of reservation.

The ferry boat schedule is as follows:
Spring/Summer/Fall (March 1 to November 30)
The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., daily.
Spring/Summer (March 1 to September 30)
there is also a 2:45 p.m. departure from Cumberland Island Wednesday through Saturday.
Winter (December 1 to February 28)
The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., Thursday through Monday.

Entrance and amenity Fees:

Cumberland Island charges a entrance fee which is separate from the concession ferry fee. This fee is not paid when you reserve your passage on the Cumberland Queen Ferry and must be paid at the time of check in. The entrance fee is good for seven days. The fee may be waived if a visitor is a holder of a Federal Lands Recreation Pass.
Adults (over age 15) $4.00

Additional Fees for camping and interpretive programs. These fees are not paid when you reserve your space when booking passage on the Cumberland Queen Ferry and must be paid at the time of check in:
Camping: Sea Camp $4.00 per person per night. Backcountry and Wilderness $2.00 per person per night
Lands and Legacy Tours: $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors (62 and over) and children (up to and including age 15)

Concession Fees:
Passage aboard the Cumberland queen ferry is $20.00 for adults, $18.00 for seniors (65 and over) and $14.00 for children (12 years and under).
The Cumberland Queen Company also charters boats for private trips including school groups to Cumberland Island. Please contact the reservation office for current rates, 877-860-6787.
The Cumberland Queen also rents bikes on Cumberland Island when the boat is in port at Sea Camp. Bike rentals are first come first serve and are beach cruzer type bikes. Cost: $16.00 per day trip, $20.00 if keeping bike over night.

Boat Ramps and Put-ins

North End / Dee Dee Bartels Boat Ramp
97177 Pogey Place
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Melton O. Nelson Boat Ramp (Lofton Creek)
463540 S.R. 200
Yulee, FL 32097

Camping

Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
(904) 277-7274
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee:
$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
$2.00 per person Fort admission.

Camping Fee:
$26.00 per night, plus tax. Includes water and electricity at Amelia River and Atlantic Beach campgrounds. Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees. Proof of eligibility

Youth Camping:
$1.00 per youth, organized youth and adult group camping.
$5.00 per adult/chaperon, organized youth and adult group camping.

Big Talbot Island State Park
State Road A1A North
Jacksonville, Florida 32226
(904) 251-2320
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year. The boat ramp is open 24 hours a day.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee:
Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
$2.00 per person to access the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier.
$3.00 per vehicle entrance fee to access the Bluffs picnic area.
$4.00 to use the boat launch.

Cumberland Island National Seashore
101 Wheeler St
St Marys, GA 31558
(912) 882-4336
Operating Hours & Seasons
The visitor center is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Park facilities are closed on December 25.

Cumberland Island is located seven miles east of St. Marys, Georgia, and is only accessible by boat. A concession operated passenger only, foot ferry departs from downtown St. Marys. Reservations for the are recommended. Find out how to make reservations by clicking here.

The ferry does not transport pets, bicycles, kayaks, or cars. Charter services are available through NPS concessionaire.
Visitors must check in at the Cumberland Island Visitor Center 30 minutes prior to departure. Failure to check in will result in cancellation of reservation.

The ferry boat schedule is as follows:
Spring/Summer/Fall (March 1 to November 30)
The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., daily.
Spring/Summer (March 1 to September 30)
there is also a 2:45 p.m. departure from Cumberland Island Wednesday through Saturday.
Winter (December 1 to February 28)
The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., Thursday through Monday.

Entrance and amenity Fees:

Cumberland Island charges a entrance fee which is separate from the concession ferry fee. This fee is not paid when you reserve your passage on the Cumberland Queen Ferry and must be paid at the time of check in. The entrance fee is good for seven days. The fee may be waived if a visitor is a holder of a Federal Lands Recreation Pass.
Adults (over age 15) $4.00

Additional Fees for camping and interpretive programs. These fees are not paid when you reserve your space when booking passage on the Cumberland Queen Ferry and must be paid at the time of check in:
Camping: Sea Camp $4.00 per person per night. Backcountry and Wilderness $2.00 per person per night
Lands and Legacy Tours: $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors (62 and over) and children (up to and including age 15)

Concession Fees:
Passage aboard the Cumberland queen ferry is $20.00 for adults, $18.00 for seniors (65 and over) and $14.00 for children (12 years and under).
The Cumberland Queen Company also charters boats for private trips including school groups to Cumberland Island. Please contact the reservation office for current rates, 877-860-6787.
The Cumberland Queen also rents bikes on Cumberland Island when the boat is in port at Sea Camp. Bike rentals are first come first serve and are beach cruzer type bikes. Cost: $16.00 per day trip, $20.00 if keeping bike over night.

Lofton Creek Campground
463516 East State Road 200
Yulee, FL 32097-3302
(866) 726-4214
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Overnight Rate: $27.00

Camp Sites
Spend a relaxing night at Lofton Creek Campground. We offer long-term and overnight camping for RVs and tents at weekly, overnight, and monthly rates. We prefer reservations, but they are not needed. Our front area is close to the road and includes places for RVs, while our back lots are tucked away in the woods for RVs and tents. Our overnight rate is only $27.

Transportation

Amelia Airport Shuttle and Transportation
P.O. 555 – Fernandina Beach Florida 32035
(904) 753-6480

Amelia Transportation Group LLC
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 261-6487
(904) 838-9686
Hours: Mon–Sun | 4am–11pm

Additional Resources and Links

Amelia Island–Fernandina Beach–Yulee Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center
961687 Gateway Blvd. Ste. 101G
(at A1A and Amelia Island Parkway)
(904) 261-3248
info@aifby.com

Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

Amelia Island Tourist Development Council
102 Centre Street
Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 277-0717
Fax 904-432-8417

Nassau County Parks and Recreation Department
45195 Musselwhite Rd.
Callahan, FL 32011
Phone: (904) 548-4689
Phone: (904) 879-3751
Fax: (904) 548-4687

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fishing License and Permit Information, Boating and Navigation Information and Regulations, Research, Education and Conservation Resources
*For specific inquiries, contact the appropriate office or department through their web site.