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Just plain fun.

Having lived on Amelia Island and having family in Atlantic Beach, we have had the opportunity to... read more

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S4779KSpatrickg
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Gainesville, Georgia
Fun!

This was an excellent little adventure! They are very organized and run on time. We saw some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pamelahgolden
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Georgia
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All reviews amelia island short cut st johns river kingsley plantation fun trip north side hour and half hour ft george minute ride quick trip short trip scenic route big talbot few minutes jax beach nice trip per vehicle
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Reviewed yesterday

Having lived on Amelia Island and having family in Atlantic Beach, we have had the opportunity to ride the St JohnsRiver Ferry quite often. It is a great shortcut to Atlantic Beach and A1A south. Sure beats driving on the interstate with hundreds of others....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank S4779KSpatrickg
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an excellent little adventure! They are very organized and run on time. We saw some dolphins on the way over. It was $7.00 for the two of us in our truck (they charge an extra $1.00 on the weekends for each person). We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pamelahgolden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd just spent the day in Mayport and someone suggested the Ferry! "We've never done that before!" What fun. Nice boat. Quick crossing (took longer to load and unload than to cross the St John's River! Cut about 20 minutes off our trip, but that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the shortest ferry ride we have ever taken but well organized. Look out for the shrimp boat fleet and enjoy the calm crossing. Cost $6 but saves time on driving up the coast.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GE0FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick, efficient and picturesque. Pricey @$6 but worth it for the views. I only wish the crossing lasted longer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mr_Vengeance
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We had been to Jax Beach a number of times and always wanted to take the ferry at Mayport over to "lower" Jacksonville when headed back north. At the recommendation of some Atlantic Beach friends we did. The wait was not long, the fare was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CvilleMike
Reviewed 30 November 2018

It was a neat experience. The only problem we had was sitting for about an hour. If you are in a hurry go another route. The staff was very friendly and my wife and I thought it was neat to take a ferry across the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DustinD192
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We always take the ferry from Jax beach up to the other islands. It saves at least a half hour on the drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rsander5
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

The ferry has operated for many years privately but is now owned by the Jacksonville Transport Authority. The rates are higher instead of $5 per car you also pay for passengers each way. They run on time, about every half hour. It leaves from Mayport...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good way to experience scenic drive down A1A without needing to take long way around. While ferry ride is only 5 minutes across the river it saves a long drive over the bridge.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GoingFarFarAway
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You just drive in the waiting area They then collect the money in the boat
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