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Address: 13030 Heckscher Dr, Amelia Island, FL 32226-2537
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+1 904-251-0016
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Explore the natural side of the Amelia Island / Jacksonville area with...

Explore the natural side of the Amelia Island / Jacksonville area with guided ecotours on kayaks, Segways and paddle boards. Or create your own adventure and rental kayaks from our location in Talbot Island State Park.

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Awesome adventure!

My husband and I were in town for the weekend and looked up bicycle rentals. We decided on Kayak Amelia and were so pleased with our choice! The staff was very friendly and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Candice A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in town for the weekend and looked up bicycle rentals. We decided on Kayak Amelia and were so pleased with our choice! The staff was very friendly and helpful. We rented a couple of bikes, road the trails and had such a great time! We recommend that you check them out. We are looking at... More 

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Thank Candice A
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thanks Candice! We are so happy to hear that you had good time. That new trail is really under-used and we hope people read your review and follow your lead! Happy adventuring to you and your husband and we'll see you on your next trip down! Maybe on the water next time! More 

Grafton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on Amelia Island for our 44th anniversary and it was also my husbands 66th birthday. We have been wanting to kayak for years. I was a little nervous about it, but it was awesome. Our guide Chris was great. He even brought Homemade chocolate chip cookies for us to have on a break at the half way mark.... More 

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Thank deborahs943
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us such a nice review and for choosing us to share your special weekend! We hope your birthiversary was awesome and we can't wait to see your smiling faces on your next adventure! More 

Cleburne, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very relaxing and informative. A lot of fun and different type of tour...riding Segways. Highly recommend Kayak Amelia.

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Thank Jerry M
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thanks Jerry! Those machines are a GOOD time and we are so happy to share them with our guests. Sometimes people are surprised that it is a narrated tour and then are so grateful to have learned so much. Our team takes Master Naturalist classes through UF and our knowledge is ever-growing. We can't wait to share new information based... More 

Central Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We booked a 3 hr guided tour and was a little skeptical since we, (wife & myself, both over 65) have never kayaked before. My wife has always been somewhat nervous about water & boats, and not being a good swimmer, considered backing out but she decided to brave it and was she GLAD. This stuff is awesome. Are only... More 

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Thank Randy A
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

We love everything about this review. Nothing makes us happier than hearing that we got you out of your comfort zone AND you liked it! Thank you for taking the time to leave us these kind words and for the recommendation. It means so much to our small business and to our team. We look forward to seeing you both... More 

Southern
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wonderful place to go kayaking. Great variety of routes and sites. Reasonable prices, Jules and Chris are very helpful. We will be back.

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Thank lds87
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Gee Thanks! It is not very often that I get a shout out on trip advisor because almost everything I do is off the water so THANK YOU for the kind words and a little bragging rights around the shop! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the day out here in the park and thank you for taking... More 

Fleming Island, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Exceeded expectations in every way; equipment is first rate; guides are friendly, relaxed and knowledgeable; location is stunning.

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Thank stujord
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a nice review. This really means a lot us. The guides are always so happy to share their knowledge with anyone who will listen and it sounds like you enjoyed it. And the view... it is really so peaceful out here in the park and even though your in between a major city and a... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was my first time kayaking. Our guide, Buddy, made us feel safe and in good hands. The sights were amazing. I would definitely recommend Buddy and kayak amelia.

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Thank Sharica B
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thank you Sharica for leaving us such a nice review. Buddy has been a valuable asset to our paddling team as well as wonderful man in our kayak family. He really has a knack for making people fall in love with kayaking just like he does. We are so glad you had great view and we look forward to your... More 

Music City, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I have been visiting Amelia Island regularly for many years, but haven't taken the time to do the kayak trip with Kayak Amelia, despite our inn keepers telling us how great they are. Why didn't we listen and try this earlier? Cris was our guide for the Marsh Tour, leaving from the main KA headquarters. We were... More 

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Thank monkeylizard
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

We are so happy that you came out and had a blast! And thank YOU for taking the time to leave such a nice review for Cris and our small business. It really means a lot to us and we look forward to seeing you and your beautiful family on the next vacation to the area. Thanks again and have... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

To celebrate my 40th birthday we thought it would be fun to spend the day with Kayak Amelia paddling around our beautiful marshlands. Hurricane Matthew had just hit the weekend prior and despite the setbacks they experienced as a result, Jody and her staff were open, welcoming, and very responsive to our calls to assure us everything was a "go."... More 

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Thank JenniferEDew
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jennifer for leaving us this excellent review. Your kind words mean so much to us as a small business. And hey, 40 is the new 20! And kayaking keeps you younger.... ok that's not true. But if you ask the staff around here, it is totally true! We can't wait to see you next time! Thanks... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I were booked on the 2 hour Segway tour of Kingsley Planation on Wednesday 10/19. We received a friendly reminder of tour reservation on Monday 10/17. When we arrived at our tour on Wednesday we found out that due to damage from Hurricane Matthew the Kingsley Planation was closed and that there was a large increase of... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Jules R, Guest Relations Manager at Kayak Amelia, responded to this review

We are sorry that our tour did not meet your expectations. The hurricane was a force out of our control, just like the bugs out here in the state park. We tried to give everyone the option to opt out of the trip due to the plantation closure with no cancellation fee. We appreciate that you had already driven out... More 

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