Water Shuttle at Vilano Beach will take maiden voyage on April 20, 2022


Photo by Nikki Brubaker, Turning Tide Photography

Adventure Boat Tours and Red Boat Tours announces water shuttle service at Vilano Beach!

The scenic shuttle service will naturally showcase St. Augustine’s incredible beauty while providing a critical transportation connection for visitors and residents.

The water shuttle will serve to minimize traffic congestion while it is adding yet another unique experience to a city known for its history, sights and allure to tourists from around the world.

Local boating-based business owners, Adventure Boat Tours and Red Boat Tours, who saw a need and a clear solution sat down and proposed a very cool idea to the city: A private/public partnership that includes the two tour companies, with the help of creative city and county officials, along with Community Stakeholders, all working to help offer a sustainable less traffic intensive alternative for residents and visitors enjoying the city.

These water-centric companies run regular water-based experiences that pass within a few yards of the needed stops, several times a day.

Full details and Schedules can be found at: www.StAugustineWaterShuttle.com

Vilano Beach Pier Daily Departures

10:15 AM, 12:00 PM, 4:45 PM, 7:00 PM

St Augustine Municipal Marina Daily Departures

11:05 AM, 12:55 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:50 PM


The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Maiden Voyage for the St. Augustine/Vilano Beach St. Augustine Water Shuttle Service will take place Wednesday April, 20.


  • 6:30 p.m. Brief remarks at The Vilano Beach Public Pier, 260 Vilano Road, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
  • 7 p.m. Ribbon Cutting followed directly by maiden boat departures
  • 7:35 p.m. Boats arrive for the first official stop at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina for a Touch-and-Go Drop Off, 111 Avenida Menendez, downtown St. Augustine Florida
  • 8:10pm Boats Return to Vilano Beach Public Pier

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