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St. Augustine, Florida

Safaris & wildlife activities

Our most recommended St. Augustine, Florida Safaris & Wildlife Activities

St. Augustine: Eco Dolphin Kayak Tour in The Salt Run

1. St. Augustine: Eco Dolphin Kayak Tour in The Salt Run

Escape the crowds and get a new perspective of St. Augustine during a kayaking trip through the Salt Run. Admire views of Anastasia State Park and its Lighthouse. Get the opportunity to spot a variety of local marine life including manatees, sea turtles, rays, and even dolphins. Begin the adventure with a friendly and informative tutorial from your naturalist guide. After making sure you are fitted with your life jacket, paddle, and kayak you'll launch through the Salt Run right by the Lighthouse. Paddle roughly 4-miles long down the lagoon located between Anastasia Island and Conch Island. On one end it opens up to the Matanzas inlet and on the other, it closes deeper into the park. A wide variety of wildlife may be seen here including dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles. You'll be surrounded by the gorgeous views of Anastasia State Park and the Anastasia Lighthouse. Your guide will offer to take pictures for you as they share their knowledge of the history and ecology of the area. Depending on wind conditions and course you may take a break on a sandbar at low tide or on one of the beautiful beaches in the state Park.

St. Augustine: Kayaking Sunrise Tour

2. St. Augustine: Kayaking Sunrise Tour

Discover kayaking and set off on an adventure at sunrise in the Lighthouse Park. Rent a solo or tandem kayak or bring your own and float along the Salt Run with views of the Anastasia State Park. Begin your activity with a brief and informative tutorial. Learn about paddling techniques and how to turn and handle the kayak. Pick up a lifejacket and paddle before hopping in the kayak and heading out onto the water. Cruise past the Lighthouse Park and take in a spectacular Florida sunrise. Watch as the environment around you glows in amber. Feel refreshed from an early morning tour and appreciate the wildlife around you.

St. Augustine: Paddle Board Sunrise Tour

3. St. Augustine: Paddle Board Sunrise Tour

Discover paddleboarding and set off on an adventure at sunrise in the Lighthouse Park. Rent a paddleboard or bring your own and float along the Salt Run with views of the Anastasia State Park. Begin your activity with a brief and informative tutorial. Learn about paddling techniques and how to turn and handle the board. Pick up a lifejacket and paddle before hopping on the board and heading out onto the water. Cruise past the Lighthouse Park and take in a spectacular Florida sunrise. Watch as the environment around you glows in amber. Feel refreshed from an early morning tour and appreciate the wildlife around you.

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What people are saying about St. Augustine, Florida

Both of our guides went beyond the call of duty to make our tour enjoyable. We saw several dolphins including moms and baby, also several species of birds. Definitely recommend these guys

Jaylen and Matt were excellent. We saw dolphins, hungry and active pelicans, and even a blue crab on the island. Good adventure for any skill level.

We had a great time, Gary was very informative on the wild life and history of St Augustine..well worth every penny!!