THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA ISLAND

4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Florida 32034 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (904) 277-1100   •  Map & Directions
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Island Adventures



Ocean Paddle Boards
Available Daily 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No reservations required
We offer coastal boards designed for ocean waves. Once you master standing up, you’ll have fun learning to ride the Atlantic waters.
$25 per hour | $60 half day (4 hours) | $85 full day (7 hours)

Surfing Lessons 
Available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Lessons at 9 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. | 12 p.m. (each 90 minutes)
Reservations are required
The gentle breaks off the Northeast Florida coast are the perfect training ground for a novice wave rider. From wax to wetsuits, our skilled instructors will provide everything you need to hang ten, including a perfectly sized fun board or long board.
$85 per person

Boogie Boards & Surf Boards
Other fun ways to ride the waves
Available Daily 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No reservations required
Boogie Boards - $20 half day | $35 full day
Surf Board - $25 per hour | $60 half day | $85 full day

Half day = 4 hours and Full day = 7 hours


Please call Riptide Watersports at (904) 557-5055 for reservations and more information.

Island 5K Coastal Nature Walk
A guided eco-tour exploring life in the sand dunes. Join a seasoned tour guide as they lead you on foot through some of Amelia Island’s most beautiful scenery.
$25 per person / 60 minutes

Inland Waterway Kayak Tour
Experience unspoiled natural beauty on a guided kayak tour through the scenic salt marshes of the Intracoastal Waterway. While paddling through the calm waters, you’ll receive an interactive overview of the local eco-system and indigenous wildlife.
$85 per person /180 minutes

American Beach Bike Tour
From an opera singer who saved a beach, to a dune named “Nana” and a legendary nightclub played by musical greats Ray Charles and Louis Armstrong, the colorful history of American Beach provides a fascinating backdrop for a guided bike tour through one of Amelia Island’s oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 1935 as a summer escape for African-Americans in the days before desegregation, their stories live on thanks to the dedicated group of individuals who fought to preserve the historic community.
$35 per person / 60 minutes

Ft. Clinch Historical Tour
The ghosts of Union soldiers are rumored to still roam the grounds of this Civil War garrison, located at the northernmost point of Amelia Island. Explore the fort by foot, while learning about the lives of its 19th century inhabitants.
$55 per person / 180 minutes

Downtown History Tour
Step back in time with a tour of historic Fernandina Beach. Considered to be the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry, this quaint seaside village brings to life an earlier era, with cobblestone streets, ornately painted Victorian homes and an array of charming boutiques, eateries and art galleries.
$55 per person / 180 minutes

Transportation and tour guides are provided for all off-property activities. 24-hour advance reservations are required and can be arranged online or by calling (904) 321-5013. When submitting an online request, please specify the desired activity.