It's time to relax and recoup along the soothing, expansive river waters. In addition to Black Creek boat tours, Island Aqua Sports offers eco-tours, catamaran river tours, and special event tours in Jacksonville, Florida. Boat tours are great ways to enjoy the great outdoors while escaping the heat and humidity. Our family-friendly boats are safe for everyone. Don't expect to stay dry, but you won't get soaked during our tours. You will get splashed on from time to time.
We start off from Knights Marina and head west under US Route17 bridge entering the mouth of Black Creek that joins with St. Johns River. We’ll cruise through the channel passing Black Creek Dock, Jessie Island, and the entrance to Dead Lake & Black Creek Beach. Here we may show you some tricks of the CraigCat Boats, like it’s take off speeds, maneuverable capabilities and stopping capabilities. Cruising further down, we will pass the Railroad Bridge, Old Ferry Boat Ramp and Henley Road Bridge where the scenery turns into beautiful waterfront homes perched along the south side of the river for several miles. We finally come to Ravines Conservation area where we use as our half-way point. At that that time we will turn around and head back.
Downtown Riverfront - Tour
We launch from St. John River Marina were we will head out past the Landing going towards Metro Park all while enjoying the views of downtown landscape. Next we circle around to Friendship Fountain as we make our way to the basin of the river. Here we will see sites such as Stockton Park, Memorial Park and other interesting landmarks.
Jacksonville ZOO - Tour
Departing from St. John River Marina, we head east cruising along the riverfront enjoying marvelous views the coastal backdrop where you may see waterfront homes, big ships, dolphins, sea birds and a cool ship wreck as we pull into Jacksonville Zoo boat docks. This tour also includes admission to the Zoo! Two ticket minimum purchase.
Doctors Lake - Tour
After launching from Lakeshore Boat Ramp in Fleming Island, we cruise along the outskirts of the shore while traveling past beautiful homes and enjoying the tranquil scenery of the lake. We may do some fishing or pull alongside a popular restaurant for lunch.
Catamaran River Tours
Experience the thrill of driving or riding in your own two-man catamaran, reaching speeds up to 30 mph, while guided behind a lead boat as he tours you through your choice of Black Creek, Doctors Lake, Downtown Riverfront or Jacksonville ZOO.
Details and Pricing
Standard tours last approximately two to three hours. You can drive or ride. The cost is $130 per person. For the Jacksonville ZOO Tour the cost is $140 per person, which INCLUDES ADMISSION!
Refunds and Cancellations
We offer a 100 percent refund for weather or cancellations made at least 72 hours before the scheduled tour. Refunds are not offered for no shows, late arrivals, or cancellations made after the 72-hour window.
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