Kayak Amelia

Naturalist led kayak and Segway ecotours through State Parks in Jacksonville/Amelia Island area. Stable single or two person kayaks will immerse you in the salt marsh, the most productive ecosystem on the planet. Get answers to questions like "Why do mullet jump?" and "Why is that crab waving at me?" No experience needed, all tours start with a short paddling instruction.
Kayak and SUP rentals are available. With map in hand you can create your own adventure on the quiet creeks in Talbot Island State Park. Many sandbars and sandy beaches to swim or picnic. Gift shop has assorted earth friendly gifts. Organic cotton, hemp and bamboo clothing, healthy snacks. Shaded picnic area on site.
Bring your group out for a unique comraderie building experience. Activities could include any combination of kayaking, biking, or hiking all led by naturalists whose goal is to make sure everyone has fun!
Stand Up Paddleboard Tours (SUPs) - After a short lesson you'll be off exploring. This is the latest sport sweeping the nation. Awesome workout. Yoga SUP classes are also offered.
Kids Summer Camp - Kayak / Nature camp for kids 7-14 years old. Days are filled with travel to new exciting locations within the Timucuan Preserve such as, hiking the Talbot Islands, kayaking to Kingsley Plantation, and SUP boarding at Huguenot Park.



Bicycling, Birding, Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Water Recreation


Bus Parking

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours


AAA Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly, LGBTQ Friendly

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Wed. in Dec. - Feb.; Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.