St. Augustine Kayak and History Tour

15 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

This kayak tour is a history & eco experience for intermediate kayakers. Paddle along the Bayfront of Americas oldest city! This tour will Indulge you with some extraordinary stories of the city as it takes you by the Castillo de San Marcos/Old Fort, Fountain of Youth, the Nombre de Dios Mission and the Great Cross, designating the landing site of the Spanish. Engage in some of the cities natural environments as you paddle up Hospital Creek along the salt marsh. Possible wildlife sightings include Dolphins, Manatees, Sea Turtles, Stingrays and all kinds of Marsh Birds. Including the Great Blue Heron and the Roseate Spoonbills. The Downtown Bayfront History Tour is not for beginners, some experience is required. The waterways here are much more susceptible to wind speeds and boating traffic. For this reason we only take guests on this tour over the age of 16 and only provide solo kayaks.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

See St. Augustine's most notable attraction from a place like no other! On the water there are no crowded streets or tight corridors. The pictures from the water will most definitely beat any others! Your tour guide will tell riveting stories of this ports past as you paddle alongside it.

Pass By: Mission of Nombre de Dios

Pass by the great cross and the shrine in style, on the water! your tour guide will take you past the shrine and cross while informing you of its founding and history.

Pass By: Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park

Pass by the fountain of youth and hear the cannons fire! As your tour guide takes you along hospital creek during your paddle they will provide riveting true stories of the fountain and its history.

Pass By: Bridge of Lions

Depending on wind conditions the tour may go past the bridge of lions. get a close up look at the gorgeous docked ships as well as the historical architecture of the bridge!
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