We are very fortunate here in St. Augustine, our area is full of exciting adventures and activities! There are so many things to do in St Augustine and at Beacher’s Lodge. If you need more information on any of the activities listed below please contact us, we are happy to help your vacation dreams come true!
Contact Surf Fishing Guide, Noel Kuhn, for a family fishing experience right outside your suite at Beacher’s Lodge. Surf fishing from the shore is a great activity for the whole family or a special way to spend time with your loved one. Pricing ranges from $50 for private casting lessons (2 hours) up to $250 for a Full day on the beach (5 hours). Noel can provide gear or you can bring your own to learn how to get the most from your equipment.
Sea Love Charters has full and half-day fishing trips departing daily. Don’t worry about a fishing license; the vessel’s license covers everyone aboard. Your fishing tackle and bait are also provided. All you need to bring is something to eat, drink and something to carry home the day’s catch in. For a small charge, the mates will fillet your catch right at the dock. Regular All Day: Departs at 8:00 AM – Returns at 4:00 PM, Morning Half Day: Departs at 8:00 AM – Returns at 12:00 PM
For Scheduling and Reservations call Darryl at (904) 824-3328
Gracie & Zach started St. Augustine Eco Tours in 2006 to share their knowledge & passion for the estuaries of the Southeast. St. Augustine Eco Tours’ secret of success has been personalized tours for small groups. Come share the passion with great guides on a kayak, boating, or sailing excursion! 1.5 hour Dolphin & Nature Eco Tour, 2-hour beach combing tour, 2-hour salt marsh kayak trip, 2-hour sailing excursions, call to inquire which might be best for your next exciting EcoTour.
If food is at the forefront of your vacation, a tasting tour might be just for you. Taste your way through historic St. Augustine on the Exclusive ‘Vittles and Vino VIP Carriage’ Tour! 3 hours of specialty food, delicious wine and a beautiful horse drawn carriage! Want to stroll the historic streets? Then choose the ‘Corks and Forks’ Tour (voted BEST food and wine tour by Travel & Leisure Magazine), or the ‘Wine About Town’ Tour for wine lovers or the ‘Beer About Town’ Tour for beer lovers.
Complimentary tours and tasting are offered every day. Upon arrival at San Sebastian Winery, you will be greeted by our friendly staff who will take you on an interesting journey through the complete wine making process. After a short audio-visual presentation in our upstairs theater, you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the 18,000 square foot wine production facility. Discover the art of winemaking as you learn the important details of our 5,000-gallon stainless steel tanks where the wine is fermented and stored prior to bottling. After visiting our rustic authentic Barrel Room, where we house our Port, you will be treated to the wine tasting experience. You will be taken through all the exciting steps that we call the five “S’s” of wine tasting while enjoying San Sebastian Premium Wines. It’s fun and educational for the whole family! Children are welcome, however tasting wine is offered to adults of 21 years and over with a valid I.D. Complimentary Tours and Wine tasting run about every 20-25 minutes, lasting approximately 45 minutes in length and offered seven days a week, (except for major holidays). Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m No reservations are required except for groups of 20 and above. Last tours are offered at approximately 5:00 p.m.
1-888-352-9463 or Local (904) 826-1594
Take a free tour of our distillery and watch as we mix, mash, cook and distill small batch vodka, rum, gin and whiskey in a historically renovated ice manufacturing plant from 1919. You will learn about the history of ice and distilling in Florida, see our products being made, and then taste our small batch spirits for yourself in our tasting room. There’s no charge and tours are going on all the time. Y’all come on by! Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm, Distillery tours are continuous, free and include a tasting.
Arts & Crafts
Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent you’ll want to explore. Book a private party and choose from over 3,500 paintings. From birthday and bachelorette parties to date nights and team buildings we can help you celebrate anything!
Visitors Vacation Special! If you are visiting St. Augustine and have an interest in making pottery, come on in. Learn the pottery wheel or slabbing, have some fun and whatever you make we can ship home for you. Taster Sessions (1 hour – $30), One on one classes, or small groups welcome. Make a St. Augustine memory that you can keep forever.
The St. Augustine Alligator Farm is a great way to experience the natural inhabitants of Florida: gators, reptiles, birds and more! Spend the day walking through the lush landscape, taking in Alligator shows, feeding the animals or just listening to the birds. Up for a little adventure? How about zip-lining through the park? Slither by and encounter snakes in a hands-on demonstration. This is a great way to get the whole family into Florida’s great outdoors.
If you are looking for an amazing experience, swim with the dolphins at one of Florida’s best marine attractions. Celebrating over 75 years of family fun and memory making, Marineland offers a hands-on or swimsuits on experience that will create memories to last a lifetime. Meet and feed the dolphins, or become a trainer for the day, these wonderful mammals will delight you no matter how long you have to spend. General admission is available and allows you to view the dolphins through 6 x 10 windows as others are encountering them close up. Either way, a day with the dolphins will give you a clear view of just how clever these amazing marine creatures really are.
Climb the 219 steps to the top of the St Augustine Lighthouse and earn a view of the area from 164′ above. Learn the importance of a working lighthouse in America’s oldest port city and be amazed at how well this feature of our city has been maintained since it was opened in 1874. Experience the lighthouse in several different ways: Once a month Sunset Moonrise viewings, daily guided tours, or take your time as you climb the tower on your own and sharing photos of the amazing views that reward you when you reach the top.