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Amelia Island Area Self Guided Kayaking

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    Make your own way to Melton Nelson Boat Ramp on State Road 200 in Yulee. Check in, and get set up with a kayak, a paddle, and a vest. The staff tells you some fun stories about legends of the area before giving you a route to take.

    Because the waters in this area are usually pretty smooth, this kayak tour is perfect for most ages. It’s great for families, friends, or even riding solo. Your self-guided kayak tour of Amelia Island starts as you navigate the route given to you. Paddle through the water as you pass mangrove areas. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, fish, and other wildlife that live in the area.

    After you’ve completed the route, drop your kayak, vest, and paddle back at the part of the Melton Nelson Boat Ramp where you started. What you do the rest of the day is in your hands.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my first time kayaking and my husband and I had a great time. We each had our own kayak. The staff was very nice and helpful, the equipment in good condition, like new. We were provided with water and a light snack. Our...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Diane R
    AmeliaIslandAdventur, Owner at Amelia Island Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Diane, thank you so much for such a great review! We really enjoyed having you and Chuck come kayak with us, and we hope to see you on our next Paddle & A Pint tour!

    Reviewed 28 June 2019 via mobile

    The experience was flawless! The owners treated us like family. Great price and they take cash/card!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Edin S
    AmeliaIslandAdventur, Owner at Amelia Island Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

    Thank you Edin, and we hope to see you, Enis, Lupe and Andrew again soon!

    Reviewed 11 April 2019

    Our family of four loved our trip up Lofton Creek. We showed up early, the kayaks were ready to go, and we given instructions. The trip itself was great. We were able to stay together, talk, and see some of the native wildlife! Our hosts...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Nobbers99
    AmeliaIslandAdventur, Owner at Amelia Island Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2019

    Thank you for your review, and for choosing us for your Amelia Island Adventure! We hope you'll come paddle with us again soon!

    Reviewed 9 April 2019

    We booked the self guided kayak tour. We arrived fifteen minutes early and Shari and the kayaks were ready and waiting for us at the boat ramp. We were offered a cold drink and a snack and we were on our way. Three of the...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    AmeliaIslandAdventur, Owner at Amelia Island Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

    Alan, we are so glad you enjoyed your self-guided kayak trip! And I'm glad you got to see the gators! ;) Please come see us again when you're in town! Kerri & Donnie Foster

    Reviewed 21 March 2019

    Wonderful people, laid back and very enjoyable! The price was very fair and the equipment was good condition. Would recommend to anyone.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Kathleen B
    AmeliaIslandAdventur, Owner at Amelia Island Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

    Thank you for your review Kathleen! We are so glad you enjoyed your tour! Looking forward to having you back again soon! :) Kerri & Donnie Foster

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    Response from AmeliaIslandKayaks |
    Yes, we do have tandem kayaks available. The max weight is 450 pounds. We’d love to take you and your daughter out for a tour!
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