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Surprisingly delightful Scenic Cruise St. Augustine

Travel Tips: Take a water tour of a city

Scenic Cruise St Augustine Victory IIIScenic Cruise St Augustine Victory III

This scenic cruise impressed me. The captain was informative but not over the top on talking so you could enjoy the water lapping the boat. The sound system was great to give a calm commentary of the many historic sites on shore. Loved how close we came to shore to see the Fort, Marsh lands, bridges, and lighthouse. Photographer’s delight.

Bayfront Marin House Bed and BreakfastBayfront Marin House Bed and Breakfast

As we headed out to sea, we had a great view of the marina with the Freedom Schooner and Pirate Ship in dock. The Bridge of Lions is impressive as we easily sailed under the opening, no need to open for the Victory III. We sailed close to the walkway and shore line.

Freedom Schooner and Pirate ShipFreedom Schooner and Pirate Ship

Passing the Fort Castillo De San Marcos a National Park with more information from a new source. The views were spectacular.

Fort Castillo De San MarcosFort Castillo De San Marcos

We continued through the Marsh land where we could see the Fountain of Youth from sea circling over to the inlet to get to the lighthouse. The lighthouse is picturesque from the water. The Captain lets you know when he is the closest for the best pictures. The view of the lighthouse delighted my photographer within.

Lighthouse St AugustineLighthouse St Augustine

A leisurely sail with information and views of nature to enjoy the afternoon. Birds and dolphins and sometimes manatees are spotted along your sail. Depends on time of year. A very pleasurable afternoon.

Arranged by Kathy Catron, Director of Communications, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau but as always, I will share my honest opinion about my travel experiences.



Eileen Lud­wig, Writer, Photographer, and Videographer brings to the world insights about Theme parks.  She is owner of four other sites: Free­lance Tourist, Pho­tog­ra­phy, Web Design School, and Social Media School  Each are in dif­fer­ent stages of devel­op­ment and evolution. This post may contain affiliate links with hopes of supporting my operating cost and traveling habit.

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