Kayak St. Augustine for all ages

Dancing Dolphins Kayak Eco Tour St. Augustine Beginner Friendly

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Join us for a family and beginner friendly St Augustine kayak tour on the beautiful Salt Run.   No experience necessary for this tour. Experience beautiful views of the St Augustine Lighthouse and the Anastasia State Park, while interacting with some of St Augustin’s wild local natives.  After a friendly and informative tutorial paddle clinic,  your UF certified naturalist guide will fit you with a kayak and gear, and a wonderful paddle experience. This tour begins at the St Augustine Lighthouse Park and down into the Beautiful Anastasia State Park. This is an easy paddle in the Salt Run. Although there is no guarantee, Dolphins, Stingrays, Sea Turtles, Manatees and a vast array of marsh birds may all be seen here. Mornings are best to experience wildlife and calm winds and waters. Kayak with the Dolphins. What a great way to start the day!

You can enjoy this tour as part of a Public Group or opt for a Private Tour.  

Please call for group and corporate function rates. Tour time is 10:00 a.m.

During the summer months,  we have higher winds and greater chance of thunderstorms in the afternoons. This is why we have scheduled or tours for the mornings. We want our guests to relax and enjoy nature… not struggle against the wind.

What To Bring:     Wet shoes or shoes that can get wet, Hat, Sun Block, snacks, camera, extra change of clothes, additional bottled water, and a happy face. We will supply one bottle of water per person, bring more should you so desire.

Duration: About 1.5 – 2 hours. 

Distance: About 2 Miles 

Includes:     Paddle clinic instructionkayak, life vest, paddle, whistle, dry bag, bottled water  and a knowledgeable, UF certified  Florida naturalist guide who is trained in first aid, CPR and will possess a camera to save the occasion and a smart phone and a marine radio, for any emergency and to keep track of any approaching weather.

 

Public Group Tour Info:

Tour Location:     This tour 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. The address to the park is 442 Ocean Vista Avenue St Augustine Fl. 32080  Meet us next to the boat ramp, we will be wearing dark blue columbia shirts. 

Tour Time:     During the  late fall and winter , we operate this group tour on Wednesdays & Saturdays through February, at 10:00 a.m by reservation only. Beginning March 1st we resume operating this tour daily.

Reservations can be made before 7:00 pm, 1- day prior… on line or by phone 7 days a week

Mornings are best and with less chance of wind and weather tour cancellations. We understand  that 10:00 a.m. may a bit early for some folks, however getting on the water early, makes for a much more pleasurable paddle with usually, low or no winds. We ask that you arrive 15 minute early. There are bathroom facilities on site.

Price:     We operate this tour with tandem/2 person kayaks, and the price is $50.00 per person for adults and $35.00 for kids 5 – 12 + tax. We also offer, as an option Solo/Single kayaks for this tour if you would prefer not to paddle a tandem or if you have an odd # group. The price for this solo kayak option is $60.00 per person/kayak + tax. Please be sure and check this option if you book online or tell us if you RSVP by phone.

Kids 5 through 12 must ride in a tandem kayak with an adult.

Our guides are great so please don’t forget them.

Gratuity is not included in the group tour price.

 

Private Tour Info:

To Reserve a Private Tour, please give us a call – (904) 315-844

Discount rates for private groups of ten or more. Call for more information.

Tour Location:     This tour 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. 442 Ocean Vista Avenue St Augustine Fl. 32080  Meet us on the beach next to the boat ramp. we will be wearing royal blue columbia shirts. We will send you more information, when you reserve. 

Tour Time:    Any time or day you choose.

Price:     Price for Private Tours  – $65.00 per person 4 person minimum.

Kids –  $45.00 + tax

A gratuity of 15% will be added to all private tours.

Discount rates for private groups of ten or more. Call for more information. 

To Reserve a Private Tour, please give us a call – (904) 315-8442

We require a 24 hour cancellation notice for any and all refunds.

Cancellation Policy

So what are you waiting for? 

Experience the true beauty of St Augustine with a kayak or paddleboard tour or rental!

 

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on Aug 08, 2012