Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours
Nightly from Nov. 19, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2017 at Florida Water Tours
St. Augustine's Nights of Lights Festival is truly a sight to behold, and even more so when viewed from the water. Florida Water Tours offers nightly tours aboard their charter boat Osprey throughout the duration of the Nights of Lights -- from November 19, 2016, to January 31, 2017.
There are three tour times for the Nights of Lights Florida Water Tours cruises: 6:00 – 7:15 p.m., 7:45 – 9:00 p.m., and 9:30 – 10:45 p.m. The first tour (6:00 p.m.) is ideal for youngsters (ages three and up), while the last two cruises (7:45 and 9:30 p.m.) are geared more towards adult (18+) passengers. All tours are BYOB. Use the promo code LIGHTS for 50% off all tours unless otherwise noted. Reservations can be made by visiting here.
On Saturday, November 19, 2016, when the Light Up! Ceremony takes place downtown and the lights are first turned on at 6:30 p.m., there will be a special 2-hour tour from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. No discount codes may be used for this tour. The two later tours that night (7:45 and 9:30 p.m.) are regular tours, which can be discounted.
On New Year's Eve on Saturday, December 31, 2016, the three tours will go out at the regular time. These tours are a wonderful way to view the New Year's fireworks over St. Augustine Beach. No discounts are available on this night.
On Saturday, December 10, 2016, The Regatta of Lights takes place on Matanzas Bay. Florida Water Tours invites guests to watch the parade from their decorated boat. The Regatta of Lights tour departs at 6 p.m., followed by two Nights of Lights tours at 7:45 and 9:30 p.m.
Full Moon Cruises: On December 13, 2016, and January 12, 2017, the view of the Nights of Lights will be enhanced by a full moon. The 7:45 and 9:30 p.m. tours on those nights provide a magical experience full of romance and holiday cheer.
Admission: Tour price is $49.00 per person, ages three and up, with the exception of the tour on Light Up! Night on Saturday, November 19, which is $59.99. Discounts are available for most tours (see Special Cruises above for exceptions) -- use the promo code LIGHTS to receive 50% off when purchasing tickets here.
When: Three tours nightly from November 19, 2016, to January 31, 2017. Tours depart at 6:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. Dates of special cruises are listed above.
Where: All tours depart from Camachee Cove Marina at 282 Yacht Club Drive, Dock A-19, in St. Augustine 32084.
Florida Water Tours provides wool blankets for chilly evenings. Guests are free to bring their favorite beverages and snacks. Guests should plan to arrive 15 minutes before the time of departure to accommodate the check-in process as well as the captain's mandatory safety briefing. Please keep in mind that gratuity is not included.