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Eight Flags Road Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Discover the rich history of Amelia Island with a small-group sightseeing tour. Set out in an air-conditioned minibus for a guided tour of Amelia Island and learn about different phases of local history from the Timucua Indians to the modern shrimping industry. Hear stories about local historic figures as you get your bearings in Amelia Island.
  • Maximize time in Amelia Island with a sightseeing tour
  • Get to know local history during a small-group minibus tour
  • Hear stories about different phases of history
  • Learn about Amelia Island's industry and economy today
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What's Included

  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • 170 Ash St
      170 Ash St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA

      Adjacent to City Hall and across from The Hampton Inn & Suites - Downtown Fernandina Beach, on the curbside loading bay on Ash Street near the City Hall Public Parking Lot. Look for the sign with our logo.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    175 reviews
    Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
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    We learned a lot!
    Paula_R, Dec 2022
    The tour guide had an immense amount of knowledge and had a passion for teaching the historic events and significance. It was well worth it! Thank you
    Response from Host, Dec 2022
    Thank you for your wonderful comments. Our guides all have a passion for delivering a very comprehensive and detailed breakdown of the eight flags and the periods of history that relate to those times. We really appreciate your taking your time out to leave this 5 star review! It means everything to us to get your feedback. Hope to see you on the next occasion for one of our other tours on the island!
    Raymond_M, Dec 2022
    drivers' lectures great. very educational. interesting tour. Just right amount of time for tour. viewed many great sites
    Response from Host, Dec 2022
    I really appreciate your taking the time to write this review. Your feedback is essential in our being the best tour for information and accurate history. We always know that you have a choice and are grateful that you chose us. Thank you for your company and time.
    Eight flags tour
    Michelle_J, Dec 2022
    Daniel was a great storyteller and told us so much about the history and area it was like reliving it ourselves. Excellent tour!
    Response from Host, Dec 2022
    It was great fun being out with your group. There is so much history on this incredible island and to get to share the passion is really a pleasure. Thank you again for this 5 star review.
    Great tour!
    Patricia_B, Nov 2022
    Daniel was extremely knowledgeable, funny and accommodating. Enjoyed his "storytelling" versus dry infomercial type delivery.
    Response from Host, Dec 2022
    We always try to make our tours an experience that you will remember as being a high point of your vacation. Lots of history and some slightly off beat characters that exerted authority over this small island. I am so delighted that you had a great time and we really appreciate your taking the time out to leave this valuable feedback. It means everything to us to keep the bar really high in content and delivery. Thank you so very much!
    Our tour guide Daniel was...
    Cathy_W, Oct 2022
    Our tour guide Daniel was phenomenal. He brought everything to life. Such a knowledge and funny guy.
    Response from Host, Oct 2022
    Thank you for starting our day in such an upbeat manner! It’s always amazing that our guests take their own time out to leave the most amazing 5 star reviews. This is what we always strive for, to deliver factual history in an entertaining and enjoyable fashion. Everyone at AIHT’s share the passion for this incredible island and with such an incredible history, it’s hard not to fall in love with the place! Your comments make our job worthwhile and spur us on to share the passion. Please don’t wait too long to come back and see us again! We loved your company and look forward to sharing more history with you in the future. Thank you!
    Worth the tour
    Patricia_H, Sep 2022
    Daniel knows a lot about Fernandina and Amelia Island history. The tour was fascinating and fun. Thanks Daniel! Would absolutely recommend this tour!
    Response from Host, Oct 2022
    This island has some of the most interesting history to be found anywhere! Thank you for taking your time out and spending it with us! It really is a fascinating place and we are delighted to have been able to share the passion with you! Thank you again!
    Eight Flags tour with Dan was super informative and entertaining!
    Bill_I, Aug 2022
    It was my husband’s and my first trip to Amelia Island. We learned so much history on the eight flags tour. Dan was an excellent tour guide. He was not only extremely knowledgeable, but funny and entertaining as well.
    Response from Host, Sep 2022
    It was great to take you out on a tour of the of the island including some of the incredible houses in our historic downtown area. So much history and twists on American culture from this tiny fun packed island.
    Deep dive on history of Amelia Island
    Emma_B, Jun 2022
    Daniel was a very engaging speaker who knew lots of info on the history of Amelia Island. He gave us extra time on the tour. We enjoyed looking at all the notable/historic homes and hearing why these homes were of interest.
    Response from Host, Jun 2022
    I really appreciate your great feedback as it’s alway a great welcome when I have a little extra time to introduce a small snippet of the historic homes and people that made the difference as to why this is such an amazing place to tour and visit. The 8 Flags and Historic homes are separate tours, but when time allows a sneak preview, it’s always a fun addition!,
    The history of Amelia...
    Paul_C, May 2022
    The history of Amelia Island the houses and the diversity of it was impressive we were very pleased with this tour and our guide
    Response from Host, May 2022
    We really appreciate your giving up your valuable time to ride out on the Eight Flags tour of Amelia Island. Thank you for leaving this review and we look forward to hopefully serving you again in the very near future.
    A 10 out of 10 experience!
    Ed_P, Apr 2022
    It’s not often that you hit the perfect trifecta of tours ….good weather, small group ,and most importantly a very knowledgeable tour guide, Daniel Daly. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about the island’s long history. We travel extensively and this was one of the best tours we’ve taken. We did not want it to be over
    Response from Host, May 2022
    I really appreciate the maximum 10 out of 10 and 5 stars for good measure! It’s alway the perfect environment when a small intimate group with a love of local history ride out with us and immerse themselves in the fabulous legends this island has to offer. It’s without a doubt the most magical of islands, with a deep and interesting past. Thank you for taking the time out to leave this review and we look forward to seeing you again on one of our other tours on your next visit to the island.
    Trip down memory lane
    Gloria_B, Apr 2022
    Cemetery tour and the history of the people buried there. The story of the nuns and the crosses that represented them was amazing. The history of the families that lived in the historical houses.
    Response from Host, May 2022
    The cemetery at Bosque Bello is indeed a fascinating tour in it’s own right. The people that lived in the Historic Downtown area throughout the Golden Years of Fernandina are fascinating and gets you close to a trip back in time. We are always ecstatic and over the moon when we read that having a choice, you chose us and we got it right for your vacation. Please come and see us again on your next visit to the Island.
    Very informative
    John_A, Apr 2022
    Had a lot of fun. Very informative. Driver was pleasant and vehicle comfortable. Definitely recommend
    Response from Host, Apr 2022
    We are delighted that you had lots of fun! Are drivers are all hopefully very accommodating and the vehicles are alway cleaned and sanitized very thoroughly before and after every trip. Thank you for your 5 Star review as it is alway very much appreciated that you have taken the time out of your busy schedule to leave these incredible comments.
    Well worth an hour and 1/2 of your time.
    Robert_R, Apr 2022
    Daniels knowledge of the history of the area is amazing! He’s like a walking wikpedia! Would recommend to anyone interested in learning the background of Amelia Island.
    Response from Host, Apr 2022
    Your 5 Star review is really appreciated. This Island is truly amazing and it’s history is unlike any other place. From Native Timucuan Indians and being the only place to have flown 8 independent flags over it’s 450 years plus evolution. A great opportunity for us to show you want you want to find out and take away an experience of a lifetime.
    Tour Guide was excellent....
    KPatel, Mar 2022
    Tour Guide was excellent. We really enjoyed. Great time. We definitely recommend other people to take this tour.
    Response from Host, Apr 2022
    We really appreciate your taking the time to leave this 5 start review! Thanking you for recommending this tour, and we hope to see you on one of our many tours in the not so distant future.
    It was a very enjoyable,...
    Todd_A, Mar 2022
    It was a very enjoyable, eclectic tour of the area. The guide had interesting knowledge of the architecture as well as the history of the area. He even tailored information the the regions people on our tour were from. We highly recommend the tour.
    Response from Host, Apr 2022
    It is alway a pleasure to say thank you when someone leaves a review. It’s your time and as valuable as that is, other people rely on your tale of experience as to how you valued your time and money spent on a tour. We can not thank you enough and really hope to see you again very soon!
    Informative Island Tour
    Karen_B, Feb 2022
    Our guide, Daniel, was beyond amazing!! He was SO knowledgeable. If you like history, you will really enjoy this tour.
    Response from Host, Mar 2022
    Such a wonderful 5 star review. I can not thank you enough for leaving your amazing remarks! It’s always a rewarding experience to share the love and passion for this incredible historic Island, but when we get comments like this, it really validates a job well done. Thank you so much again and I really hope to see you again some time soon?
    Great tour guide! Simply the best!
    Joseph_M, Jul 2021
    Great tour guide. Highly recommend to all. Very knowledgeable and great personality. A nice bit of history!
    Response from Host, Jul 2021
    We're so happy you enjoyed your tour! Amelia Island is full of amazing history and we have great tour guides to share it with our guests. Thank you for your feedback!
    Excellent tour
    Hernan_H, Jun 2021
    Tour guide very professional and knowledgeable . Excellent 90 minutes narrative tour Highly recommend.
    Response from Host, Jun 2021
    Thank you so much for the feedback! So glad you had a great time!
    Great Van Tour
    Kenneth_M, Apr 2021
    Great tour. Very knowledgeable leader who gave a fine synopsis of the history of the Island. Highly recommended.
    Response from Host, Jun 2021
    Thank you for your feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour!
    Sherrion_M, Apr 2021
    My mother and my uncle said it was a informative tour. The tour guide was was very good. Enjoyed tour
    Response from Host, Jun 2021
    So glad your mother and uncle enjoyed their tour!


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