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Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

Fernandina Beach, FL, USA
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About Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
An award-winning family owned/operated kayaking business offering guided kayak tours through local inland waters, Cumberland Island, the Okefenokee Swamp, and the St. Marys & Suwannee Rivers paddles. The most popular tours are our local 2-hour paddles on inland waterways, salt marshes, and the Amelia River. It is our goal to have a fun and informative experience as you explore the natural settings of our area. Regardless of experience, our guides are there to help you "get off the beaten path" and make great memories. We are Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, where kayaking fun begins! Let's Go Kayaking! Open Daily. Now offering private motor boat tours and SUP's - Hobie Mirage Eclipse (Stand up pedal board).
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We had such a great time kayaking to Cumberland Island with Mark! I am new to Florida and this was my best experience yet. We paddled by the fort at sunrise, looked for (and found) sharks teeth and sand dollars. When we were walking on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time kayaking to Cumberland Island with Mark. It was incredible. We saw wild horses, egrets, dolphins, jellyfish, butterflies, a small shark, and lots of fish. We plan to come back and tour with AIKE again soon. We highly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bwg-travels
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your awesome recommendation means a lot to this family business. Kayaking is a special way to experience and explore Amelia Island's waterways, and seeing wildlife is an added bonus. Thank you for kayaking with us, and it would be a pleasure to have you join...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really felt one with nature so peaceful from - the beautiful birds sitting on top of trees, blue clear sky’s with a slight breeze, and so many memorable photographic moments. The staff were very friendly and informative on my tour- they explained how to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sherchris
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kayaking is an awesome way to "get off the beaten path" and explore an area, and we appreciate your choosing AIKE to be a part of your time on the water. Thank you for taking the time to share with others about your experience with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The personal family service is top notch. The care and guidance made me feel very secure that my safety was foremost. What a great way to spend an afternoon on the water. Both fun and energizing. Thanks Mark and family. I guarantee we’ll do it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Morgan-Ward
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words mean a great deal to us, and we thank you for kayaking with AIKE. We are glad you felt at ease and enjoyed your time on the water, and it would be great to be able to kayak with you again! Happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from the UK, I hadn't sat in a kayak/canoe for over 40 years and was obviously a little unsure about my ability to take part in the trip when my cousin suggested it. However, Mark was was so relaxed and obviously so knowledgeable I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are welcome, and thank you for sharing the back story to your kayak trip with us. Your kind words and taking the time to share with others about your time with us means a great deal to this family business. Thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the day with Mark on a tour to Cumberland Island , had a great tour at high tide. We will be back for sure. Thomas and Manuela

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steinstrasse
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your taking the time to share with others about your time on the water with us, and we thank you for choosing AIKE to be a part of your day. It would be great to kayak with you again. Happy Kayaking!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the best time ever with Mark and Aaron as our guides, can't wait to come back and do the night tour, or any other tour. With these 2 guys there's no doubt you'll have a blast....Your friends from Vero beach...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sheri C
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your choosing us to be a part of your day, and thank you for your kind words and review as it means a great deal to this family business. It would be great to kayak with you again. -The Bullington Family

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 did the 3hr Cumberland Island trip. Mark and Dave were very patient with us and encouraging. Paddleing across the channel was challenging but worth it when our reward was walking the beach at Cumberland. So glad we did it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David D
AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you had a wonderful time on the water with us. Our Cumberland Island tour is special, and thank you for choosing AIKE to be a part of your day! Happy Kayaking!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent trip. Our guides, Mark and Scott were great. You could tell they truly enjoyed their time with the group, we didn't feel rushed or pressured in any way, they took time to make sure everyone had a great time. I was initially a little...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mark and Scott thank you for your kind words, and we sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share with others about your experience with us as it means a lot to this family business. We love what we do, and thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic trip with Mark as our guide! Kayaking to Cumberland Island was a birthday gift for my mom and it did not disappoint! We got everything we wanted out of the tour, saw some fantastic wildlife and a beautiful sunrise! Thank you and would highly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AmeliaIslandKayak, Owner at Amelia Island Kayak Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Visiting Cumberland, what a wonderful and unique gift, and we are glad you enjoyed your time on the water with AIKE! We appreciate your taking the time to share with others about your experience with us as it means a great deal to this family...More

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Curiosity44949161382
June 7, 2019|
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Response from AmeliaIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi, in response to your inquiry, our tours range from Florida’s black-water wooded environments, salt marsh estuaries and intracoastal waterways, to Cumberland Island, the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge and the Suwannee River... More
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bodebear
August 22, 2018|
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Response from AmeliaIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi, we are sorry for the delayed response as the message just came through. In response, yes, young children are welcome to go out on our kayak tours. Our Lofton Creek or Egan's Creek tours are most popular with families. We... More
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May 21, 2018|
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Response from AmeliaIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hello, In response to your inquiry, we currently have availability for tomorrow, and we recommend that guests telephone us at 904-557-5307 as soon as they know when they would like to paddle to insure availability for the... More
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