Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours
Nightly from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022 at Florida Water Tours
St. Augustine's Nights of Lights Festival is truly a magnigicent sight, but it's even more special with romantic views from the water. Florida Water Tours offers nightly tours aboard their charter boat Osprey throughout the duration of the Nights of Lights — from November 20, 2021, to January 31, 2022.
Nights of Lights Cruise on the Osprey
Board a 45-foot pontoon with the whole family for the 6 p.m. 75-minute cruise. Complimentary hot cocoa is served on board. A shot of Irish Cream can be added for guests 21-plus. The on-board bar serves sangria, beer, wine and canned cocktails. The 7:45 and 9:30 p.m. cruises are for adults only. Tickets are $39 for adults and $16 for children.
Nights of Lights Cruise on the Island Breeze
A 30-foot pontoon boat, the Island Breeze is the perfect vessel for a family-friendly tour of St. Augustine's holiday light display. Complimentary hot cocoa is served on board, and guests 21-plus are welcome to their favorite adult beverage. Tour times for the 75-minute cruise are 7 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 for adults and $16 for children.
Sunset Nights of Lights Cruise
Departs at 5:15 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The 90-minute sunset cruise is open to all ages and runs weekly during Nights of Lights. Tickets are $49 for adults and $22 for children.
Light Up Ceremony Cruise
The two-hour Light Up Ceremony Cruise runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. during the City of St. Augustine's Light Up Night Ceremony Saturday, November 20, 2021. A family-friendly cruise, guests can watch downtown light up for the first time in the holiday season from the city's historic bayfront. A complimentary glass of champagne will be served to guests 21-plus. Guests can choose either the Island Breeze (BYOB) or Osprey (Bar Onboard) boat. Tickets are $49 for adults and $39 for children 6 and over. No children age 5 or under.
Regatta of Lights
This special two-hour cruise runs during St. Augustine's Regatta of Lights Cruise from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 2021. A boat parade of festively decorated vessels, the Regatta of Lights is a unique annual tradition celebrating the city's maritime heritage. Tickets are $49 for adults and $39 for children.
New Year's Eve
Watch fireworks from St. Augustine Beach's annual Beach Blast Off! from the water. Held at the St. Johns County Pier December 31, 2021, the New Year's Eve Beach Blast Off! is consistently voted No. 1 Family New Year's Eve Event in Florida. Complimentary champagne will be served onboard. to guests 21-plus. Tickets are $49 for adults and $39 for children.
Florida Water Tours provides wool blankets for chilly evenings. Guests are free to bring their favorite snacks or small appetizers, and an on-board bar is open for purchase on the Osprey. 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.
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Admission: Tickets are $39 for adults and $16 for children. Special Cruise tickets are $49 for adults and $39 for children. Guests can purchase tickets here.
When: Nightly from November 20, 2021, to January 31, 2022. Tours depart at 6, 7:45 and 9:30 p.m. Excluded dates are Nov. 25 and Dec. 25, 2021, and Jan. 11, 18 and 25, 2022.
Where: All tours depart from Camachee Cove Marina at 107 Yacht Club Drive, Dock A-19, in St. Augustine 32084. (Next to Kingfish Grill)