Amelia Island is a dream destination for any outdoor enthusiast interested in kayaking, canoeing, biking, fishing, horseback riding, golfing, paddling, hiking, wildlife viewing, exciting water sports, and much more. With so many options available for exciting outdoor activities on Amelia Island, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for, whether you’re traveling as an individual, couple, group or on a family vacation.
Incredible water sports opportunities on Amelia Island
Amelia Island is home to a wide range of exciting water related outdoor activities for thrill seekers including deep sea fishing, SCUBA diving, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, parasailing, canoeing, kayaking, and wildlife watching.
There are several companies that specialize in water recreation on the island and just a few of the options include: guided kayak tours or jet ski tours of the beautiful waters around Amelia Island, fishing charters to enjoy some relaxing time catching the local fish species, or boat rentals to enjoy your own private time on the water.
Spend some time hiking, golfing or horseback riding to enjoy the scenery
Even if you’re more of a landlubber, you’ll still get to participate in some incredible outdoor recreation opportunities and get to see the unique and diverse wildlife of Amelia Island up close. Bike on several easy or challenging trails and paths throughout Amelia Island or take a guided nature walk to take in the scenery and wildlife at a little slower pace.
Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach is one of the most beautiful areas to bike or hike through and discover a wide range of flora and fauna. Kelly Seahorse Ranch offers horseback rides right on the beach to enjoy an unforgettable sunset or a relaxing horse walk during the afternoon. When it comes to golfing, you’ll also find it everywhere on Amelia Island, with several world class golf courses that are located in some of the most breathtaking settings and maintained in pristine condition.
This is just a small sample of the many exciting outdoor activities that you’ll find on Amelia Island. You can contact ERA Fernandina Beach Realty at (800)-741-4011 for more information or to plan your next great outdoor adventure or family vacation!
Island Falls Adventure Golf
1550 Sadler Road,
Fernandina Beach 32034
Kelly Seahorse Ranch
Horseback riding on the beach! One hour guided tours on the unspoiled beaches of Amelia Island. Located with the scenic Amelia Island State Park.
8146 1st Coast Hwy
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Learn about Amelia Island and its ecosystem while you paddle through local marshes and creeks. Providing equipment and instruction it’s a great activity for all ages.
13030 Heckscher Drive,
Jacksonville FL 32226
Where to Spend the Night
We have a range of vacation rentals to suit the needs of families, couples or solo travelers to Amelia Island. Browse our list of island lodging options that includes:
- beachfront properties
- rentals close to the fishing pier
- condo communities
- single-family homes
- pet-friendly accommodations
Thinking about an extended stay on Amelia Island? We have unfurnished and non-smoking property leases for 6 months or longer. There’s plenty to do here, so book your long-term rentals today.