Nights of Lights tours in St. Augustine are one of the most popular activities during the holidays among families, friend groups as well as couples.  In fact, exploring the dazzling light display on a tour is a wonderful way to relax and unwind after a busy day of visiting attractions and historical sites. Grab a hot chocolate and a light jacket!  St. Augustine Nights of Lights is a sight you won’t want to miss.

… from air, land, and sea.

From hundreds of feet above sea level – with nothing but a starry night to distract you – a Nights of Lights tour from a helicopter certainly gives you a different perspective.

Then again, you can always view the Nights of Lights while remaining at ground level when you choose from a variety of land tours.   There are horse and carriage rides, or the Old Town Trolley or Ripley’s Red Train among others.   Or, what about a walking tour on your own exploring the twinkling display.

However, St. Augustine is a city unlike any other with an exceptional bay to match it!  So, if you’d like a truly different vantage point from the water, there are plenty of options to select from.

Old Town Trolley’s Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Old Town Trolley’s Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Experience St. Augustine’s World-Famous Nights of Lights in the warm cozy comfort onboard Old Town Trolley. Wear your complimentary magical viewing glasses for an enhanced, fully-immersive holiday experience of the over 3 million sparkling white lights adorning every corner of the city. New this year, enjoy reserved private seating for up to 4 people. Book now!

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Nights of Lights - Holly Jolly Yachty

Nights of Lights - Holly Jolly Yachty

The Holly Jolly Yachty Tour is the “Ultimate” St. Augustine Nights of Lights experience. Our 35ft pedal-powered, party pontoons are certified to transport up to 26 passengers and includes 12 cycle stations to keep the party moving & grooving. Come aboard one of our 90-minute BYOB cruises in the historic St. Augustine bayfront.

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Sunset Nights of Lights Sail

Sunset Nights of Lights Sail

Join us on Schooner Freedom for the best view of the Nights of Lights from the water! Our Family would love to become part of Your Family’s annual Holiday Tradition!! Avoid the crowds. Enjoy the sunset, then watch the spectacular display of the perfectly lit historic downtown St. Augustine. 2-hour sail, departs daily. Reservations highly recommended. Book now!

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St. Augustine Eco Tours NOL Tours

St. Augustine Eco Tours NOL Tours

Join St. Augustine Eco Tours for a private Nights of Lights Experience via BOAT. Professional Captains and Crews lead intimate experiences for a great perspective of the oldest city from the Matanzas River. Private one hour boat tour is $300 up to 6 guests or $600 up to 12 guests. Trips at 6 PM & 7:30 PM. Book yours online!

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First City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tour

First City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tour

Looking for a different view of St. Augustine during Nights of Lights? What better way than with a helicopter tour. Enjoy a birds' eye view from the air of St. Augustine lit up with millions of tiny white lights. Gift certificates available.

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St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

Cruise nightly starting November 20 through December 31, 2021 aboard our one-hour Nights of Lights tour; Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights only in January - 6:30p to 7:30pm. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of downtown St. Augustine aglow with millions of twinkling white lights as seen from the water. Relax from the comfort of our family-friendly boat while taking in the view. Reservations recommended!

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Nights of Lights Wine & Carriage Rides

Nights of Lights Wine & Carriage Rides

Join us for THE EVENT of the holiday season! Group and Private carriage rides available. Rides include: VIP Boarding (no waiting in long lines), complimentary bottle of boutique wine, etched-souvenir wine glasses, millions of dazzling lights and numerous holiday displays. ‘Family style’ fun can be had on the rolling rides with the GRINCH! No wine, but plenty of ‘Grinchmas’ antics!

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Nights of Lights tours in St. Augustine are so wonderful that even Santa’s sleigh is jealous.

No matter which option you chose, let a Nights of Lights tour and the city’s outstanding light display get you in the Christmas mood and brighten your holidays.


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