Top 3 Kayak Companies of Amelia Island

During your time vacationing on Amelia Island, you won’t want to miss out on enjoying some of the fantastic water sports the area has to offer. One of the best-loved and easiest water adventures to go on is to go kayaking.

With all of the water surrounding this beautiful place, why not find a way to get closer to it and see everything the island has to offer? Several local companies specialize in making sure you have the best experience possible when kayaking Amelia Island.

Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

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This family-owned and operated business has a strong focus on making sure that every single trip and tour is memorable and exciting.

Amelia Island Kayak Excursions offers several different kinds of guided tours of the island ranging from 2-hours long all the way up to 5-hours long. On these exciting tours, you’ll explore the nature of Amelia Island in areas including Egan’s Creek, Cumberland Island, and the Okefenokee Swamp, among several other stops along the way.

These excursions are perfect for people of all experience levels and ages. All the equipment you need for this adventure will be provided by Amelia Island Kayak Excursions.

That means they’ll give you life jackets, paddles, and of course the kayak. Located right in Fernandina Beach, your guide will meet you right at the location of the start of the tour.

Amelia Adventures

Amelia Adventures is a husband and wife team that is a 5-star review company on TripAdvisor and 2nd of things to do while visiting Amelia Island. They specialize in private boat tours exploring Amelia and Cumberland Islands, guided kayak tours and paddleboard tours, lessons, and rentals. They also offer curated ecotours with a focus on the customer experience and all tours include free digital photography. Their private boat tours are the most popular in the area, with 4-5 tours offered daily. They have complete online booking for every tour with tour times listed on our website calendar for every day of the year.

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The guided kayak tours start out with full instruction for all paddlers. This makes it a fantastic choice for beginners and others of all skill levels. You’ll learn new skills on the water while you are exploring all that Amelia Island has to offer.

The particular tour you pick will affect its duration and how much it will cost. Some areas will offer a really unique experience–Cumberland Island has wild horses roaming the dunes, while other options like the Amelia River and Fernandina Beach tours have more of a focus on the area’s maritime history and spotting wildlife like dolphins and manatees.

Kayak Amelia

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The guided tours with this company start with instructions and last about two hours. The guided eco-tours are a great way to get better at your kayaking skills while learning about Amelia Island’s local environment and ecosystems.

One popular option is the Marsh Tour, which will show off the Timucuan Preserve Estuary. Here, you’re likely to see many native birds and other wildlife.

There’s also an option that takes you to the area’s many sandbars, as well as a tour that shoes you Kingsley Plantation and Fort George Island. All the tours give you the opportunity to see dolphins, pelicans, manatees, otters, rays, and several other variations of Amelia Island’s rich and beautiful wildlife.

As if those options weren’t enough, you also have the choice of a self-guided tour and kayak rental. Kayak Amelia will help you launch from its location in the middle of Simpson Creek.

Plan Your Visit

Amelia Island is the perfect spot for your next beach vacation. There are countless activities that will entertain the whole family! Check out our beautiful vacation rentals and book your trip now.

You’ll get a map showing places of interest and also places to avoid. Then head out and create your very own kayaking adventure. This is a useful option for anyone who may feel very confident in their kayaking abilities, or for someone who wants to spend a little extra time seeing the sights at their own pace.

Our beachfront vacation rentals on Amelia Island are a window to the adventures of the area. When your vacation time rolls around, be sure to embark on kayaking around Amelia Island.