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Swim with Manatees

Swim with the manatees in the spring-fed King’s Bay Wildlife Refuge! Crystal River is home to the world’s largest population of endangered manatee during the winter season, and even a small population the warm months.  Having the chance to encounter these curious, gentle giants in their natural habitat is an adventure that your family will never forget! 

 

Embark on your journey with a Coast Guard Certified Master a water chaperon, educator and photographer. 

 

Prices start at 

3-hour tour $59.00

Semi-private VIP 4-hour tour $84.00

 
Horseback Riding

An equestrian aquatic adventure like no other. Ride along the beach and out into the Bay where your horse will swim while you ride it. A great family activity available all year round. A team of expert equestrians and beautiful horses will ensure your ride is safe and one of the best vacation experiences you will ever have.

 

If the water temperatures dips below 65• F the ride will continue on land.

No experience required.

Age requirements - minimum 8 years old

 

Prices start at

60 minute ride $150.00

 

 
Segway Tours

Segways are a super fun way to get around Anna Maria Island, Florida. Join in the fun and learn how to drive a Segway as well as other fun aspects of our "Island in the Sun".

 

One hour tours start at $49.00 

90-minute tours start at $59.00

2-hour tours start at $

Coquina Trail & Longboat Key - 1 hr Tour

Cortez Historic Fishing Village - 1 hr Tour

Coquina Beach Sunset - 90 min Tour

Cortez Historic Fishing Village - 90 min Tour

Coquina Trail & Longboat Key  - 90 min Tour

Coquina Trail & Longboat Key - 2 hrs Tour

Jet Surfing

Enjoy a lesson along with this jet surf rental on Anna Maria Island. You are required to have at least one half-hour lesson and safety course before the board is released for rental. Try chasing big waves on some cool swells or have fun on the smooth calm waters. The adjustable speed makes it easy for squeezing and releasing the throttle letting surfers position themselves on the wave deeper in the barrel. 

 

Juetsurf Ultra Sport - is designed for the novice rider. A board for everyone to ride, perfect for families. Durable and reliable but most importantly an epic, fun adventure. The smaller engine maximizes fuel efficiency.

 

Jetsurf Factory GP - This model is suitable for all types of JetSurf riders. This model boasts incredible power torque and thrust in all water conditions. Offering experienced riders a challenging ride, pushing skills to the limit.

 

No experience required. Beginners are able to learn quickly on flat water, gain confidence and feel the sensation of riding over the water surface at speed. Easy to maneuver and ride with relative ease. Straps and memory foam footpads connect riders to boards for jumps.

Age requirements - minimum 14 years old

 

Prices start at

90 minute ride $120.00

Location: Holmes Beach

 
Golf Carts

One of our absolute favorite eco- friendly modes of transportation on Anna Maria Island, Florida. There is nothing better than zipping around the island with the salt air blowing your hair and the sights and sounds of island life right at your fingertips. Golf carts are available in multiple sizes from 4-seater up to a 6 seater option. 

* Drivers must have a valid drivers license and auto insurance. Young children must have appropriate car seats. See terms and conditions on the Book Online page.

Read our guide on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on the island HERE.

Choose your hours and dates by using the Book Now button.

4 Passenger - Hourly - $65

4 Passenger - Daily - $100

6 Passenger - Hourly - $85

6 Passenger - Daily - $150

8 Passenger - Daily - $450

 
Egmont Key Boat Tour

What exactly is Egmont Key, you ask?

Only the most relaxing and enjoyable day you could imagine on the water. Get a boat charter to one of the area's hidden gems. See marine wildlife like manatees, dolphins, and fish; enjoy a boating adventure in the warm waters of Florida. You can snorkel, swim, do some shelling and explore the historical ruins and lighthouse on this little island outpost just minutes away. Best of all: you don't have to clean the boat when it's over! Hop into your car and head home with awesome new memories of a day on one of Florida’s sandbar islands. Tours usually start at 10 am and run for a 4 hr tour.

 

Prices start at 

$60.00 per person

$55 per person under 12 yrs of age

Note: you must contact us directly to coordinate this tour.

 
Kayaking

Kayak delivery to Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Siesta Key or surrounding area or even directly on the beach. Kayaking is the best way to get up close to marine life. Kayaks are perfect for use while vacationing near water. Kayak rentals are available all year round for rent.

Drop a kayak in the backyard deepwater canals at all Anna Maria Island Home Rental properties to get out on the water and experience AMI like no other way.

Price includes life jacket and paddle.

Choose your hours and dates by using the Book Now button.

Half Day rental $40.00

Full Day rental $60.00

Tandem Kayaks

Tandem or Double Kayaks are available for rent and the perfect way to introduce a child to the wonders of kayaking around the island. Kayaking is much more fun when you do it with someone you love. 

Our top-quality double kayak rentals are available all year round' for a half or full-day rentals or for a full week of fun. Life

Price includes life jackets for safety on the water.

Choose your hours and dates by using the Book Now button.

Full Day rental $55.00

Full Day rental $75.00

Bicycle Rentals

Men's, Ladies and Children's Beach Cruiser Bikes. Biking on Anna Maria Island is becoming the choice of transportation and is one of the best ways to get around the island. With so many unique and charming areas to explore it's a really great way to get around while getting some exercise. Bike to our favorite restaurants, beaches, ice cream shops and shopping too!

 

A great alternative mode of transportation if you only have one car rented for your entire family.

Adult and Child sizes are available.

Choose your hours and dates by using the Book Now button.

 

 

Pricing starts from

Daily

$10.00

 

Half Day rental at $40.00

Full Day rental at $60.00

Electric Bikes

Bike Electric Bicycles are a great way o get around Anna Maria Island by covering more ground with less effort. Enjoy breathtaking views, the salty air and the wind in your air as you ride anywhere on the island. 

Enjoy a unique experience on Anna Maria Island with an electric bike rental. Step out of your comfort zone and get back to the good life on AMI.

Choose your hours and dates by using the Book Now button.

Tandem Bicycle

Tandem Bikes are a really fun way to share the island cycling experience. A great way to get out of your comfort zone and enjoy a unique and different activity. 

 

Prices start at 

$19.00

Bike Trailer

Bike Trailer easily attaches to the rear quick release axle on your bike and you’ll be able to comfortably and safely carry up to two children and still have room for diaper bags and groceries!

 

Prices start at 

$14.00

Tag A Long Bike

Parent and child can both enjoy cycling on Anna Maria Island while learning how to navigate and ride a bike with a Tag A Long Bicycle attachment.
This Tag Along Bike attachment holds a child securely onto the adult's bike.

** For the safety of your child, tagalongs are not rented without one of our bikes.

 

Prices start at 

$10.00

 

Childrens Bike Seat

Parent and child can both enjoy cycling on Anna Maria Island 
This comfortable Child Bike Seat holds a child securely with a three-point harness padded overhead restraint bar and foot straps.

** For the safety of your child, bike seats are not rented without one of our bikes.

 

Prices start at 

$14.00

 

Snorkeling

Snorkeling is a fantastic way to enjoy the emerald green Gulf waters of Anna Maria Island and the surrounding area. Pull on your fins, mask and snorkel and dive into the warm waters - who knows what you might find, the sunken ship Regina is just off-shore! Our Snorkeling Package includes everything you need:

Snorkel Mask Fins delivered, right to your Florida Vacation Rental before you arrive - so you can start having fun the minute you start your vacation.

 

Prices start at 

$12.00 per week

 

 
Skimboards

Skimboards are a great alternative to surfing when the waves are low. It's easy to do, just run along the beach along the shore, and hop on like a skateboard - off you go! You may have a hard time at first, but once you get the hang of it, we’re sure you’ll be hooked for the rest of your Florida vacation. Our skimboards are lightweight, with more rocker, this design is loose and responsive with a contoured shape for increased maneuverability Suggested weight limit is 160lbs.

 

Prices start at 

$12.00 per week

 
Boogie Boards

When the surfs up it's the perfect time for a boogie board! We have awesome full sized Beach Boards perfect for a day at the beach. Designed with the latest technology: Light-weight, high-density core, coupled. The unique shape allows for a combination of speed and maneuverability!

 

Prices start at 

 $20.00 per week

Paddle Boards

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) combines standing on a large surfboard and propelling yourself with a canoe type paddle. The sport was once practiced by the beach boys of Waikiki, with roots even further back to ancient Hawaiians. 

The boards are extra wide and long for stability. The wider boards, 30” wide and 12’6 long, are super stable. Very easy sport for all ages and genders. Get out relax and paddle thru the surf or in the calm Bay waters and enjoy and discover the wildlife and vegetation.

 

Prices start at 

$40.00 half day

$75.00 half day

Life Jackets

Children and Adult Life Jackets 

Keep yourself and your children safe when enjoying the warm waters of Florida.

Indicate the person's weight in the comments section when booking to ensure the proper jacket is delivered.

Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key are surrounded by water and occasionally there are rip currents - always play it safe!

 

Product Specifications

  • Adjustable belts for added safety

  • Durable flotation foam

  • Arrow-lock buckles

  • Closed sides for a comfortable fit

 

Prices start at 

$10 per week

Fishing Rods

Fishing rod rentals available for all ages. A great way to relax, kick back and enjoy beach life on Anna Maria Island and the surrounding area. Perfect for passing a relaxing day away at our waterfront docks. A great family experience.

Gear and licence not included.

 

Prices start at 

$25 per week

 
Fishing Charters

Anna Maria Island is a haven for nearshore, inshore and deep-sea fishing located miles off the Florida coastline, our captains can show you where. Here in Florida, fishing is more than just a hobby; it’s a way of life. Fishing in Florida provides high-quality food and builds strong bonds among anglers who get out there making new memories together.

Charters can be made for up to 6 persons.

 

Prices start at 

$100 per person

*Based on multi-person rates

Note: For this experience, please contact us directly.

Tarpon Fishing

Nicknamed the silver king, Tarpon run hot in the summer months in Florida. If you’ve never experienced the thrill of catching one of these majestic fish, there's nothing quite like it. Tarpon Fishing is popular among experienced anglers, but first-timers will want to know that this trip is not like other fishing charters. Tarpon Fishing requires patience and may not be the best option for anglers seeking constant activity or for those with families.

Charters can be made for up to 6 persons.

 

Prices start at 

$117 per person

*Based on multi-person rates

 

Note: For this experience, please contact us directly.

Beach Umbrella

The sun gets scorching hot on the beaches of Anna Maria, Longboat Key and Siesta Key, be sure to bring some coverage to give your skin a break in the shade. Sturdy and lightweight structures with a large umbrella coverage.

 

Prices start at 

$10

 

 
Beach Sunshade

Beach Sunshades provide the best wind protection in addition to offering shade for your little ones at the beach. It's a great place to catch a nap and avoid sunburns while the rest of the family still enjoys their beach time. It's also a great idea to add additional protection for valuables. 

Note: Beach umbrella is not included and must be rented separately

 

Prices start at 

$12

Beach Canopy

Spacious slant leg instant up beach canopy offers much needed cooling shade when you need it, where you need it. Canopies have 10 feet by 10 feet dimensions offering 64 square feet of shade and lounging area. Includes 4 ground stakes for extra stability. Spacious enough for 6 people to be protected from the sun or rain shower. This canopy folds down to fit inside its convenient carry bag.

Prices start at 

$18

Beach Wagon

Need a beach wagon to get your gear to the beach easily and stress-free? Wagons can hold beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas or tote your beach towels. A great idea to make your trip to the beach more enjoyable.

Note: beach cart may not appear exactly as shown, there are different model types but they do the same job.

 

Prices start at 

$12

 

Beach Chairs

Beach chairs are a 'must have' for your extended stays on our luscious pristine sandy beaches. Most folks gather on the beach to watch the fabulous sunsets of the Gulf of Mexico. A relaxing way to end your day.

 

Prices start at 

$8

Sun Loungers

For the sun worshipper, lounge chairs are a luxurious way to pray to the sun god on our gorgeous beaches. Great for people who really love to lounge around.

 

*Note: photo may not respresent actual product for rent. Please see details by pressing the 'Book Online' button.

 

Prices start at 

$15 per week

Beach Equipment Set Up Service

When you dream of the beach you probably don't think about the manual labor part. The part where you have to get your gear to the beach and get it set up. When you take the time to rent beach gear why not take advantage of the set up service which gets you one step closer to total rest and relaxation. 

 

The team will be happy to set up your chairs, beach canopy, umbrella, cart, whatever beach items you may have rented in the exact location you would like it ensuring that you have your fave spot on the beach.

 

Prices start at 

$20

Corn Hole Toss Game

A fun family game great for all ages. Rent a Corn Hole Toss at your vacation rental or for fun beach games with the family.

 

Prices start at 

$20

 
Beach Wheelchairs

Beach wheelchairs are equipped with large traction wheels that make it easy to roll over uneven terrain such as sand, grass, rocks, and shells. The beach wheelchair makes it easy for everyone to travel to and from the beach.Now seniors or people with disabilities can easily access the beach and experience our warm waters on the Florida Gulf Coast. These unique all terrain wheelchairs are not easily found and are very popular so we recommend booking in advance!

 

Prices start at 

$225 per week

Bed Rails

Do you have young children in your group in need of bed rails for rent? Keep little ones safe and sound with this set of two-bed rails designed for use with a mattress and box spring and is secured by the mattress top. This set features a mesh net and fabric lining.

 

Prices start at 

$8

 
Portable Crib

Rent a sturdy wooden portable crib for a good night's sleep for your mini traveler. Comes with a 5-inch 55" x 30" coil spring mattress. Folds for easy transport. Free bumper pad and/or fitted sheet available upon request. 

Not part of any crib recall.

 

Note: Anna Maria Island Home Rental includes wooden portable crib in each property

 

Prices start at 

$15

Booster Seat

Rent this Booster Chair which is portable with chair straps that are used with most any chair. Includes a removable tray to keep the feeding surface clean until it's ready for us. Comes with a three-point harness for added safety.

 

Note: Anna Maria Island Home Rental includes 1 Booster Chair in each property

Prices start at 

$10

High Chair

Rent a High Chair for your baby or toddler to dine in safely and comfortably. Includes a removable tray to keep the feeding surface clean until it's ready for us. Folds completely flat for easy transport.

 

Note: Anna Maria Island Home Rental includes 1 Booster Chair in each property

 

Prices start at 

$10

Child Car Seat

Rent a child or baby car seat for your automobile rental or your golf cart to toot around the island. Yes, it is mandatory to have baby and child car seats when you rent a golf cart. It's a great way to avoid having to move seats back and forth during your vacation.

 

Prices start at 

$10

Photo Courtesy of The Blonde Nomads

 
Grocery Concierge

Why waste a half day of vacation grocery shopping? Get your groceries delivered before you arrive and stocked in your fridge waiting for you. Several packages are available to choose from. 

 

Prices start at 

$25.00 service fee for up to a $150 grocery order

$10.00 service fee for every additional $25 over the $150 grocery order

Note: you must contact us directly to coordinate this service.

Airport Shuttle

Need a shuttle from a nearby airport? Save yourself the car rental and have a car-free vacation by using a golf cart rental or the free island trolley. Shuttles from Tampa, Clearwater-St Petersburg, Bradenton-Sarasota, Orlando, Punta Gorda, and Fort Myers.

The price depends on the number of people contact us for a detailed quote.

Tampa Shuttle

St Petersburg/Clearwater Shuttle 

Bradenton - Sarasota Shuttle 

Fort Myers Shuttle 

Orlando Shuttle 

Punta Gorda Shuttle 

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