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Paddle the St. Johns River Estuary
May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paddle with a guide through Fort George and the Simpson Creek estuary, a series of tributaries that wind through the salt marsh creating what looks like the arteries of the land. The water twists and turns creating intimate canals for the resident wading birds, fishing osprey, and provides protection for newly hatched fingerlings. The estuary is a fascinating environment, the lifeblood of the ocean, and the nursery ground for many species.
Funds raised by Kayak Amelia from this tour will benefit St Johns Riverkeeper.
Please register through Kayak Amelia.
Single Kayak – Adult: $70
Double Kayak – Two Adults: $140
Double Kayak – One Adult, One Child: $130
Adult Using Personal Kayak/Gear: $50
What’s Included with Your Registration
- Short paddle instruction on land
- Stories of local critters and natural history with expert guides
- Snack and swim on a sandbar
What to Bring
- Footgear that can get wet
- Bathing suit/shorts
From Amelia Island – go South on A1A past Amelia Island Plantation (heading toward Jacksonville), over Nassau Sound bridge, pass Big Talbot Island State Park and Little Talbot Island State Park, over Ft. George Inlet bridge, 2/10 mile turn right at jug handle U-turn, head back towards bridge, get in right hand lane, exit right at boat ramp sign before bridge
From Jacksonville – go north on Heckscher Drive, pass ferry, 1/2 mile past Huguenot Park, get in right hand lane, turn right before bridge at boat ramp sign