Anastasia State Park Kayak Eco Tour

A kayak tour in St Augustine’s Salt Run and Anastasia State Park is a family friendly/beginner paddle. Experience beautiful views of the St Augustine Lighthouse and the tranquility of the nations oldest city from the water. Go back in time and kayak St Augustine’s original , natural inlet. Relax and enjoy a possible dolphin sighting of fluid power. A true arc of grace and playfulness. Enjoy a colorful sunrise and listen to the morning bird choir or kick back as the sun sets behind the historic St Augustine lighthouse.  Morning are the best time for an Eco tour and wildlife activity. Sit and watch as osprey’s, pelicans, and many marsh birds dive and fish for their morning catch. Dolphins can be seen at any tide, but we tend to have more encounters in the early morning. Enjoy a photo session along with an easy paddle up into the Anastasia State Park which is located at the south end of the run. Anastasia State Park

We offer Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Eco tours, rentals, and fishing on the run.

Planning that special occasion, birthday,or anniversary? Make it one that is unique and that you will remember forever with a full moon or sunrise/ sunset paddle and a picnic in the park, including a violinist/harpist, balloons your favorite foods and even your favorite color or theme. Our special occasion packages are limited only by your imagination. We can set up just about anything provided it’s incredible.

No experience necessary for this paddle. After a friendly and informative lesson your guide will fit you with a kayak and gear, and a wonderful paddle experience. The duration for these guided tours are about 2.5 hours, however our private tours  can be extended to give you more time to explore this extraordinary gift from Mother Nature. We offer private and group tours.

The Salt Run and Anastasia State Park is one of St Augustine’s local treasures and what better way to enjoy it, than by  kayak.


No Experience necessary

We will have you comfortable and paddling in no time, taking off on a new and exciting adventure, while perfecting your technique and enjoying the spectacular scenery.

Private Guided Kayak Tours / Echo, Wildlife, Photography
Duration is about  2 hours

This tour may be reserved on your time of the day.

$65.00 per person. Kids 11 & under $45.00 + tax

Gratuity of 15% will be added to the total

Join a group
St Augustine Lighthouse to Anastasia State Park Public Kayak Group Tour
This is an easy paddle and  begins at the St Augustine Lighthouse park boat ramp. Lighthouse Park is located adjacent to Salt Run with the St. Augustine Lighthouse standing as the landmark for the area, on Anastasia Island.

Google Maps or Map Quest ~ 442  Ocean Vista Ave. St Augustine Fl. 32080

Everyday at 9:00 a.m.

Duration is about 2 hours hours

Cost is $50.00 per person + tax. Kids 6-11 $35.00.

We operate this tour in tandem kayaks only. We also offer, solo kayaks as an option for $60.00 per person.

Gratuity is not included in price.

Mornings are best and with less chance of wind and weather tour cancellations. Getting on the water early, makes for a much more pleasurable paddle with low or no winds. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early for the tutorial and to sign necessary paper work.

All our guided tours include – kayak, life vest, paddle, dry bag, whistle,  bottled water  and a knowledgeable, professional guide who is trained in first aid, cpr and will possess a camera to save the occasion and a smart phone for any emergency and to keep track of any approaching weather

What to bring 

Wet shoes or shoes that can get wet, hat, bug spray, sun block, binoculars, camera. change of clothes and happy face.

Kayak Rentals
If you would like to rent a kayak and go it on your own, please refer to our kayak rental page. The Salt Run is an easy paddle, weather permitting. Again it’s best to get on the water early folks, to beat the wind and enjoy a  much more pleasurable paddle.

Please click our kayak rental page for more information


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