If you plan on spending any amount of time on the gorgeous waters of Matanzas Bay, there’s one place you’ll need to go. Whether you’re going to channel your inner pirate or enjoy a romantic evening on a scenic cruise, you’ll start your adventure at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. Find out everything you need to know about this marina, as well as how you can stay just a short walk the best attractions in the city!
Set Sail From the St. Augustine Municipal Marina
Even if you don’t want to go through the hassle of bringing your boat, reserving a slip, and docking it at the marina, you can still spend time on the water. There are a handful of excellent tour companies that depart from here. You’ll have no trouble finding something to fit the theme of your getaway with such a diverse selection.
The Mighty Pirate Ship Black Raven
Ahoy, matey! Come aboard the Black Raven, where you’ll find a swashbuckling adventure for the whole family. Your tour will feature a thrilling battle against The Queen Anne’s Revenge, including a swordfight and cannon fire. If you’d prefer an adults-only excursion, The Rum Runner is the perfect package. You’ll enjoy songs, skits, and plenty of delicious libations at their fully licensed bar.
Scenic Cruise of St. Augustine
For over 100 years, the St. Augustine Scenic Cruise has been showing visitors to the area the best sites in the Nation’s Oldest City. Their tour lasts a little over an hour, departing each day from 11:00 a.m. as well as 1:00, 2:45, and 4:30 p.m. If you’re looking for the quintessential St. Augustine sightseeing cruise, this is a fantastic choice.
Schooner Freedom Charters
If you’re celebrating a special occasion or enjoying a romantic getaway with your loved one, we suggest booking the Sunset Cruise from Schooner Freedom Charters. This two-hour sail creates the perfect environment for an intimate night out. There’s nothing better than watching the sun sink beneath the horizon while cuddling with your loved one. The tour includes complimentary soda, water, beer, and wine. You can book this sail through our add-on attractions. Simply add this to your reservation, or let us know in advance, and we’ll do the rest!
St. Augustine Eco Tours
If you’re interested in getting to know the local wildlife, St. Augustine Eco Tours has just what you need. Their most popular eco-excursion can accommodate anywhere from two to 14 passengers. (They keep their groups small so that you can get a more personalized experience.) The tours last about an hour-and-a-half and are suitable for almost any age group. During your time on the water, you’ll learn about the history of St. Augustine as well as get a quick lesson on the local ecology. Plus, you’ll go bird- and dolphin-watching, so be sure to bring a camera to snap any amazing shots!
St. Augustine Parasail
Get the best view of the city when you book an excursion from St. Augustine Parasail. The company offers two flight plans, both departing from the marina. The 500-foot package is better for beginners who are nervous about their adventure. The 1,000-foot adventure is for the more daring.
Book Your Room at Agustin Inn
After you depart from your cruise or tour, we suggest you take a short walk to get re-oriented to land. Luckily, the stroll from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina and the Agustin Inn is 10 minutes long. You’ll have some time to get adjusted to our cobblestone streets before relaxing in your gorgeous room at our historic inn.
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.