Comfort Suites Oceanview, Amelia Island
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 261-0193
Fax: (904) 261-4501
Specializing in year round fresh and saltwater fishing trips, this guide company also schedules personalized nature tours that are both educational and scenic.
Based in Fernandina Beach, Hot Ticket offers year-round fresh and saltwater fishing trips, as well as custom nature tours. Offshore fishing expeditions seek king mackerel, barracuda, shark, grouper and tuna among other catches. Charters cruise the inshore waterways, angling for tarpon, sea bass, flounder or whiting. Nature tours are 90 minutes or more, depending on what you want to see, from dolphins and alligators to wild horses and birds.
All instructors with this guide company are Orvis endorsed and Master certified, offering casting lessons and fishing instruction, as well as private and group full day or half day charters.
Take a ride aboard a traditional carriage while enjoying the sights and sounds of Fernandina Beach's tranquil downtown. Renowned for its historic Victorian architecture and landscaping, and there is no better way to experience the town's charming neighborhoods than by buggy. The carriages are pulled by gentle Belgian Draft horses, and led by experienced guides who describe the detailed history of the area to visitors. Each carriage can accommodate up to six people, allowing for a more intimate and custom-tailored tour. It is a fun adventure for kids and adults alike. Prices and hours vary, so call or check the website for more details.
Operating since 1953, the Fernandina Beach Golf Club includes three nine-hole courses: West, with a par of 37, South, with a par of 36, and North, with a par of 35. Teaching pros are on site for personal lessons and instruction. This course boasts of thick stands of oaks and sand hazards. The Atlantic ocean is but just 17 miles northeast of Jacksonville, providing the perfect climate for a few rounds of golf.
Designed by Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, both PGA Tour Veterans, to present players with the ultimate in pure golfing pleasure. The private course winds through the natural beauty of Amelia Island and is meticulously maintained by veteran crew. Demanding but fun, the front nine was designed around large oak trees and lakes; and the back nine around beautiful marshes, wide fairways and ocean breezes. The eighteen hole championship course is located on Summer Beach Resort, adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The club is an ideal place to host private parties and events. Check website for more details.
Ocean Links, located within the Amelia Island Plantation, stretches across 6,300 miles. Running parallel to the ocean, the course is enhanced with natural sand dunes and sea side terrain that make the game all the more challenging. Ocean Links, a full 18 hole golf course, is regarded among the "50 Best Courses for Women". With its splendid green views, Ocean Links is a feast for the nature lover and the player alike. Check website for further details.
Take a guided kayak tour of the St. Marys River, as well as the surrounding waterways, with this kayak company that also offers paddling equipment.
Amelia River Golf Club, formerly known as Royal Amelia, is a 18 hole golf course created on Scottish lines by architect Tom Jackson. Located within the Amelia Island Plantation, this challenging golf course, where ball control and precision are a key to discover a great game, ensures an unforgettable time for you and your player friends. The manicured fairways and the tranquil greenery spread across the place have made it one of the best conditioned courses. Check website for further details.
Arnold Palmer designed the golf course and we treat you like "ROYALTY!" This par 72 championship design is wrapped around over ten crisp spring fed lakes lined with coquina boulders and offers elevations over 40 feet. The wild grasses and rolling hills give you a feel of an Old Scottish links Course. Be the first to play one of "The King's" newest Florida creations, North Hampton, an Arnold Palmer Signature Course will offer you an outstanding golf experience.
Long Point Golf Course, located within the Amelia Island Plantation, is regarded among the "Top 50 courses in Florida". With undulating greens, beautiful oak and pines, wide marshlands, and a scenic view of the ocean, Long Point Golf Course is for those who love the greens and the golf. While the course offers a challenging game, the course is equally just as basic, for which at the very least, budding golfers may try their hand without feeling too intimidated. Long Point also hosts events and championships on a regular basis. Check website for further details.
Offering more than 200 acres of natural, untouched land with beaches, salt marshes and coastal woodlands set on the southern tip of the First Coast, this park offers a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, boating, sunbathing and wildlife watching. Amelia Island State Park is northeast of Jacksonville, seven miles north of Little Talbot Island State Park on State Road A1A and eight miles south of historic Fernandina Beach. Bring the beach towels and grab the binoculars for a great day outdoors!