Local Area Attractions
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
The fort is the oldest & largest stone fort in the continental US. It was built by the Spanish during 1672 - 1695 with blocks of coquina. Castillo de San Marcos is located on the waterfront in downtown St. Augustine. Open daily except Christmas Day. The hours are 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Flagler College Tours
Tour the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a luxury resort for the rich and famous, built by Henry Flagler in 1887. This resort was famous for Tiffany Windows, artwork and architecture, and is now home of Flagler College. Guided tours run daily.
Fort Matanzas National Monument
This Spanish outpost fort was built in 1740 - 1742 to guard the Matanzas Inlet and to warn St. Augustine of British or other enemies approaching from the south. The monument is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on A1A.
Fountain of Youth
It was here on the site of the ancient Indian village of Seloy that on April 3, 1513, Ponce de Leon came ashore to record the first moment of our nation's history, the discovery of the continent of North America. Explore 15 acres and 500 years of history among the oaks and magnolias.
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The Original Savory Faire Food and Wine Tasting Tour
Eat, Drink and TASTE your way through St. Augustine's delicious historic culinary influences on the Original Savory Faire Food Tour. Your Culinary Guide explains how certain foods made their way to the New World as you are presented with a special selection from the chef at each hot-spot for food, friends and fun. You'll also receive a special heritage recipe gift card set as well as some other goodies along the way. $49 per person, additional boutique wine pairing package available for $19 per person. Tours depart at 1:30 p.m. from the Tour St. Augustine office.
Downtown offices open 7 days a week 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Vittles and Vino Tour
Special informative and fun VIP tour featuring more than 3 hours of carriage travel in St. Augustine with 4-5 food tasting stops, stops at 3-4 wine sampling venues and a bottle of wine to enjoy on the ride. The tours are presented by The Tasting Tours. The Vittles and Vino tour is $109. Info: 904-325-3911
Dolphin Safari Eco and Scenic Tour
Enjoy the wetlands, coastal marshes, birds, dolphins, manatees, and other wildlife. You will also get to view our beautiful city by water. A few of the places you will see will be Castillo de San Marco, the Lions Bridge, the Light House and more! This trip is for ages 3 and up only. This is a 90 minute Tour.
IMPORTANT: You MUST arrive 15 minutes early prior to departure for check in and a mandatory safety briefing from the captain. You will recieve a confirmation email soon with important information. If you do not receive within the next 30 minutes please contact us. 252 Camachee Cove Marina Dock A-19, directly behind Kingfish Grill in St. Augustine.
There is a $10 per person rebooking fee if you miss the boat. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!!
Saturday's Dark Side Of The Zoo
Every Saturday experience the unique thrill of zipping through the darkness of the zoo while watchful eyes glow from below. This specific adventure includes a modified version of the Nile course with 6 zip lines and 23 obstacles and allows adventure seekers to catch sights from the zoo that can only be detected in the dark. Also included is a 30-45 minute Nocturnal Reptile tour, allowing nighttime enthusiasts to feed alligators, witness juvenile and adult reptiles in their nocturnal dwellings, and come face to face with the great Maximo. Each participant is given a souvenir head lamp. The cost of this tour is $75. Reservations must be made online at least 24 hours prior to the tour.
5th Annual St. Augustine Celtic Music and Heritage Festival
The sounds of the ancient Celtic peoples of Scotland and Ireland come alive at Francis Field on Castillo Drive. Celtic clans from around the world show their ancestral pride, Highland games athletes demonstrate their mind-boggling strength, the St. Patrick's Day Parade marches through the streets of the Oldest City's Historic District, and vendors offer up Celtic cuisine and hand-made crafts. Scottish and Irish bands playing both traditional tunes and modernized renditions of the ancient Celtic music appear live on stage throughout the two-day festival - arguably the best collaboration of Celtic artists assembled in the United States. Festival hours are Friday, 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission or VIP tickets $55 each.