Helen Mellon Kayake Trips in St. Augustine, FL.

Helen Mellon Kayak Trips - Intermediate Level

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 23–25, 2022 | Times Vary

Locals and visitors can explore the history and natural areas of the intracoastal waterway on a guided kayak trip with a naturalist from St. Johns County.

Helen Mellon Schmidt Park
9200 Summer Island Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
(904) 209-0335
  • The St. Johns County Parks Department offers 3-hour intermediate-level kayak trips on the Matanzas on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 23 - 25, 2002. A County Naturalist will lead the tours which will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, and at 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday.

    Participants can bring their own boat or use one of the county kayaks for these trips, which explore the history and natural ares of the intracoastal waterway. For more information and to make a reservation, contact Kelly Ussia at (904) 209-0335 or email here.

    Admission: The fee for non-St. Johns County residents is $50.00 for those using a St. Johns County (SJC) boat and $30.00 for those who provide their own boat (12-foot minimum). St. Johns County residents receive a $10.00 discount on those prices. To reserve a spot, call (904) 209-0355 or go here. When setting up a reservation by email, please be sure to include a phone number, email address, date of the trip desired, residency status, and whether or not you will be using a county kayak.

    When: Thursday, June 23, 2022, and Friday, June 24, 2022, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

    Where: The tour begins at the Helen Mellon Schmidt Park. Located at 9200 Summer Island Drive, the park can be found south of Anastasia Island and the Matanzas Inlet. Summer Island Drive is the first right after the Matanzas Inlet when you are heading south.

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