North Florida’s most exclusive tour. Enjoy a private behind the scenes tour of the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. Imagine standing in a working lighthouse, watching the spectacular nine foot tall two thousand pound glass lens rotate, sending its light out to meet the rising sun over Florida’s Historic Coast. That’s just part of your exclusive St. Augustine Lighthouse Lens Room experience. Your professional tour guide will meet you in the early morning hours to take you on an amazing tour of the St. Augustine Lighthouse Lens Room, a place where few have gone. There’s no need to stop for coffee because you’ll be enjoying coffee and a light breakfast with juice from the very top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse.
As you climb the historic 219 steps, you’ll be reminded of what those first Lightkeepers’ must have felt as they ascended the steps - minus the oil bucket of course. Your guide will share the history of the Fresnel lens and all that’s involved in its care and maintenance. This private tour is the only one that gives you access behind the scenes at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. It is also the only way to access the Lens Room. Your tour is approximately an hour and half and cost $500/person. To truly appreciate the entire experience we recommend no more than 4 people per tour.