Welcome to Amelia Island


Vacationers have flocked to Amelia since the 1890s, when Henry Flagler converted a coast of salt marsh and unspoiled beaches into a vacation spot for the wealthy. The legacy of that era is evident in the central town of Fernandina Beach, 50 blocks of historic buildings, Victorian B&Bs and restaurants housed in converted fishing cottages. Dotting the rest of the island are lush parks, green fairways and miles of shoreline.


Top experiences in Amelia Island

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Amelia Island activities

$35 Water Sports

Amelia Island Kayak Self-Guided, 2-Hour Tour in Mangroves

Arrive at the boat ramp and sign in.  Family Kayak Tours will show you a one way up and back kayak route.  You will have two hours of leisurely paddle time on sturdy safe kayaks. The black water is lush with greenery and plant life. Single kayaks and double kayaks available when you make your reservation, please specify request.  Paddle at your own pace and see if you can spot the many botanical life forms in the mangroves, jumping fish, singing birds, and more. The gentle waters are great for kayakers of all ages and abilities. Exciting & peaceful kayaking in a lovely botanical setting near Amelia Island.  Incredible eco plant life, fish, turtles, birds, and fresh air. Includes a mini lesson if needed, a one way up and back leisurely route, kayak, paddle, and vest. Calm & safe for the entire family! MWFS at Melton Nelson Boat Ramp in Yulee.

$499 Outdoor Activities

Amelia Island Inshore Fishing Charter

After visiting the Amelia Island Welcome Center we highly suggest touring the Main Park Beach and Fort Clinch State Park in your spare time. Then next thing to do is venture out for some fun in the sun with Outdoor Activities in Fernandina Beach off of Amelia Island. Pre trip gitters, no problem after reserving your trip here. Your Captain will reach out to you confirming and answering any and all questions you may have so be sure to include the correct contact info. You will meet at the designated time and location on your itinerary unless the Captain calls and changes locations due to tides or weather related items. Once at location, captain provides fishing instructions and casting lessons for beginners and advanced techniques for the experts. Also know this trip is suited for both first-timers, experienced anglers, elderly, youth, families and children of all ages and are handicap friendly. So everyone is sure to have fun as you fish with ease and comfort of the calm island waters never worrying about being seasick. So after boarding the boat and a quick safety check by your Captain, off you go.  Once we arrive at the fishing location everyone gets a rod that wants one. Optionally you can lay back and take in the Florida sunshine and site and sounds of Amelia Island. Once the catching starts, your captain will know which fish are legal to keep and all the local laws of how many each person can harvest. During this time, if you have caught enough fish and just prefer to go on a boat ride, let your captain know it's your time. Once the trip expires, we head back to the original dock where your captain will clean and prepare your catch for you to take with you. Please be aware, preparing and cleaning does take a bit of time if a lot of fish were caught. While out on the water, the boat will have coolers on board with ice and bottled water to keep you hydrated. There's plenty of space to bring sandwiches and snacks of your choice. Also any additional favorite beverage of your choice, including alcohol beverages which are preferred in cans but not required.This is a local Amelia Island fishing charter you surely do want to experience while in the area. So reserve today, so we can get you hooked up!  Please note:  All charter's are subject to weather. In the case of unfavorable weather you will be provided the option to reschedule or complete refund.