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Experience easy calm lush botanical beauty while kayaking Lofton creek (near Amelia Island) on this 2-hour self-guided tour.   As you paddle the placid waters, view botanical black creek, fish jumping, and birds singing in the overhead canopy of Southern Live Oak and Cypress. The gentle waters are great for beginners. Kayak, paddle, and life vest are included.


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.

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Close encounter with friendly dolphins

Location: Jacksonville, United States of America

Duration: 2 hours

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Additional Information

    Operates: Friday - Monday

    Departure Point:
    Meets at Melton Nelson Boat Ramp on State Road 200 in Yulee (Monday thru Saturday)

    Departure Time: 8:30am Put-in time, arrive 8:20am (Spring & Summer), (Fall & Winter)10am Put-in time arrive 9:50am (Fall & Winter).  We cannot wait for you if you are past 15mn of the put in time, and you may forfeit your tour without a refund. 

    All reschedules and cancellations are charged $10/person if less than a week prior to your reservation. You must reschedule the same day of cancellation for an upcoming date within two weeks.  No shows or less than 24hrs. cancellations are not rescheduled.

    Return Details:
    Return to the parking lot where you checked in

  • Inclusions:
    • Kayak, paddle, and vest to use

  • Exclusions:
    • Snacks or drinks

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • All kayakers must be capable swimmers in the case of emergency, willing to launch their kayak stepping into a foot of water, and must weigh 275lbs or less. 
    • Provide your email upon booking.
    • Not recommended for participants with back problems
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. Only If we cancel your tour due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.  We do not cancel for light rain. 
    • Bring water and snacks. Sunblock. A change of clothes or wear swimwear. 

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