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Amelia Island Carriages

110 Ash St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4228
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Boomer is the best

We are locals who have frequently seen the horse drawn carriages wandering through the historic... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Michael G
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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Fantastic way to learn local history

We loved Shelby’s amazing command of each home’s history. She was a wealth of information we would... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Betsi B
,
Weatherford, Texas
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Our fully narrated horse drawn carriage tours take you through the historic district in downtown Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. Our friendly knowledgeable guides along with our beautiful well trained horses, will make this the highlight of your families visit or that special touch for much needed romantic getaway. Tours are available 7 days a week, year round (weather permitting) hours vary seasonably so please call for your reservation.
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110 Ash St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4228
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We are locals who have frequently seen the horse drawn carriages wandering through the historic district. So we decide to book a tour in late December. Enjoy the Christmas decorations and learn a little about our community. What a nice surprise. Boomer our Belgium draft...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We loved Shelby’s amazing command of each home’s history. She was a wealth of information we would never had learned other ways. We opted for a private 60 minute tour and on a fall day the plaid blanket provided was perfect. Our Belgium horse “Jazz”...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful ride! We had so much fun hearing about the history of this town with a very knowledgeable and easy to talk to driver! Our horse was named Jazz and was so precious! We feed him carrots and he gave us snuggles after he ate...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We ranged from 3 to 68 and everybody loved this! It's a great introduction to the old city, we all enjoyed all the stories and history of the buildings as we rode past them. Just the right amount of time, about 35 min and very...More

1  Thank P H
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We have taken several of these carriage rides with Amelia Island Carriages. The latest one was this Memorial Day Weekend and we had that beautiful Draft horse named Boomer. We had a great time and the narration of the history of the old homes throughout...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

It was so awesome to ride around downtown right after getting married! You truly felt like a prince and princess! Nothing like a fairytale ending riding off into the sunset.

1  Thank Bethany A
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Weather wasn't the most cooperative, but Amelia Island Carriages was prepared with blankets and umbrellas. Booked a carriage ride to learn some of the history of the area. We already love Amelia Island but having some of the history makes us love it even more....More

1  Thank Jennifer G
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Booked a carriage ride on our night of arrival, getting a great overview of the historic district layout from Cindy, our driver. We were picked up at our B&B and dropped off at our restaurant of choice. The horse, named Boomer, is quite the celebrity...More

Thank Carlene S
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful ride. Shelby was our tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. We learned a lot about the area from her. The horse that pulled our carriage was named Jazz. He was a beautiful sweet horse. I will...More

Thank Patricia L
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Shelby was our guide, she was very sweet & knowledgeable. Jazz was a beautiful horse who you can tell is well loved. Fun time!

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Response from Meg W | Reviewed this property |
The carriage holds more than two people so it would depend on who else if anyone signed up at the same time. I now recall we had another couple on the ride but there wasn't much interaction because of the way the wagon is... More
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