St. Augustine Kayak and History Tour

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2 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 10
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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.


  • Kayak, Life Jacket, Paddle, Wonderful Experience

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252

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: National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, 101 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2812

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, 11 Magnolia Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2827

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: 20 Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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!

Time of tour

08:00 AM

Meeting point

101 Vilano Causeway, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please fill out your waivers before the date of the tour. They are available on our website "" on the bottom right corner of the home page. Just look for the blue tab titled "waivers".
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Christine S
May 2022

Highly recommend this company. Jaden or Jayden - was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the wildlife/water ways that we were able to enjoy. The dolphin were playful and plentiful, a few sea turtles but no manatees. The kayaks were comfortable and the crew was thorough with safet...

May 2022

Highly recommended. Gary our tour guide was so knowledgeable about the history and wild life of St Augustine. We saw sea turtles, dolphins and lots of birds.

April 2022

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the city and the ecology of the water ways. We saw dolphins, oyster beds, we stopped on an island to rest, and St Augustine from the water. So very fun and we will be back for other tours.

May 2022

Today we had the privilege to have a tour with Maciej who from the very beginning, made us feel comfortable even though we had no experience kayaking. He not only gave us a mini lesson with practice time as we ventured on, but with extreme patience was able to adjust the tour to our needs and nev...

May 2022

Maciej was such a great tour guide! We didn't have any experience kayaking and he helped us out and explained everything! We had a great time there and i would 100 percent recommend this! It's a great activity to do with friends and family!

May 2022

As first time kayakers, the tour guide ,Maciej, was very patient with us. He was helpful and informative during the tour. If I am ever in the area I would definitely do it again.

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