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INSIDERS GUIDE - THINGS TO DO ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND. Save hours of searching online and book direct all from one source. A great selection of tours, rentals, experiences, and more. Check it out by clicking button below.

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SWIM WITH MANATEES
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HORSEBACK RIDING
Parasailing
PARASAILING
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BICYCLES
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BOATING
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ISLAND PEARL
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SNORKEL & SKIMBOARDS
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GOLF CARTS
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FISHING
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BEACH GEAR
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WATERSPORTS
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KAYAKING
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AIRPORT SHUTTLE
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GROCERY CONCIERGE
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BEACH WHEELCHAIR
Swim with Manatees
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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! Note Crystal River is about 2 hours drive north of Anna Maria Island.

 

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

 

Prices start at 

3-hour tour $64.00

 
Horseback Riding
BOOK NOW - FLYBOARDING, THINGS TO DO, RENTALS, TOURS and ACTIVITIES on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

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 13 years old accompanied by an adult

 

Prices start at

90 minute ride $150.00

 

 
Anna Maria Island Culinary Tour
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Anna Maria is famous for its unique culinary vibe. Join this culinary tour and stroll along the sunny streets stopping in at local favorite spots. The laid-back pace of this casual yet informative tour has quickly made it a favorite of our guests.

  • Taste samples of the best that local restaurants each have to offer. You will soon realize why they're so popular!

  • Your local guide will share the island’s intriguing history and learn how the beautiful beaches of AMI have been beckoning tourists for over 100 years

  • The tour includes stops at historic sites along the route.

  • Tours fill quickly so book early!

Tour times: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday through Saturday by prior reservation only

Prices start at $79.95 per person

Egmont Key Boat Tour
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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.

 

Private Charter - 4.5 hours

Adults $100 - Group Tour - 4.5 hours

Children up to 17 yrs $60

Group Tour for less than 6 passengers - 2 hours

Adults $50 - Group Tour Rate

Children up to 17 yrs $30 Group Tour Rate

Anna Maria Island Tiki Boat Tour
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Enjoy this fun tiki boat tour. A cool way to relax and swim like the locals without the crowds. Priority stops at the world famous Jewfish Key sandbar (weather permitting). If swimming in the crystal clear water isn't your thing just let the captain know and he can shake up your tour by stopping at local waterfront bar's, restaurant's or focus more on an eco adventure! A flexible way to get out on the water.

 

Bring your own sunscreen, food and drinks as well as flip flops that can get wet.

Details:

6 - 12 people max
 

Anna Maria Island Parasailing
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Always wanted to soar high up and get a birds eye view of Anna Maria Island? Trying parasailing! 

Your experience begins with the captain giving you a safety speech and an overview of parasailing procedures while headed out. Once you reach the parasailing grounds, it's bottoms up! The parasailing adventures include:

  • Flights with up to 800 foot of line out.

  • Flights that dip your toes into the water.

  • Tandem & triple flights!

  • 8 to 10 minutes of time in the air.

  • Maximum weight varies based on conditions, but 450-500 is the normal maximum.

Details:

Ages 5+ are welcome aboard the parasail boat, however, all parasailers under the age of 18 require the presence of a parent or guardian

Prices start from $89.99 

 
Golf Carts
BOOK NOW - GOLF CART RENTALS, THINGS TO DO, RENTALS, TOURS and ACTIVITIES on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

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 8 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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

 
 
Tandem Kayaks
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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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

Bicycle Rentals
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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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

 
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Contact our two favorite island vendors 

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.

Bike Trailer
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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!

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Skimboards
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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.

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Boogie Boards
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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!

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Paddle Boards
BOOK NOW - PADDLE BOARD RENTALS, THINGS TO DO, RENTALS, TOURS and ACTIVITIES on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

 
Fishing Charters
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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.

 

We recommend contacting AMI Charters in Homes Beach to be matched up to a great captain that will suit your group. 

Be sure to let them know if you have children in your group who'll be matched up to a captain that is good with kids.

 
 
Beach Umbrella
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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.

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Beach Canopy
BOOK NOW - BEACH RENTALS, THINGS TO DO, RENTALS, TOURS and ACTIVITIES on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

Spacious slant leg instant up beach canopy offers much needed cooling shade when you need it, where you need it. Canopies have a large coverage that can make the whole family comfortable at the beach while enjoying the shade.

We recommend Caban Up a new company that is dedicated to making your life easier!

Beach Cart
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Need a beach cart to get your gear to the beach easily and stress-free? Carts 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.

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Beach Chairs
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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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

 
Beach Wheelchairs
BOOK NOW - BEACH WHEELCHAIRS, THINGS TO DO, RENTALS, TOURS and ACTIVITIES on Anna Maria Island, Florida!

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
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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.

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Portable Crib
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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 1 wooden portable crib in each property

 

If you need to order more or to a different location:

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

Booster Seat
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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

If you need to order more or to a different location:

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

High Chair
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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

 

If you need to order more or to a different location

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

Pack n Play
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A pack 'n play makes nap time, play time and changing nappies simple. Designed for little travelers up to 30 lbs - 14 kilos. For newborns changing pads are available upon request.

 

Note: Anna Maria Island Home Rental includes 1 Pack 'n Play in each property. Pack n play may not appear as in image.

 

If you need to order more or to a different location:

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

Child Car Seat
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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.

Contact our two favorite island vendors 

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Grocery Concierge
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Why waste a half day of vacation grocery shopping? Get your groceries delivered straight to your vacation rental door from our local Publix market.

Groceries are customizable to your taste. You can also order wine and beer if there is someone over 18 yrs to accept the order at the time of delivery. 

You don't have to be home to accept the order, if you are delayed you can select an option to leave the groceries at the front door of your rental.

Get a $10 discount coupon when you sign up for your first Publix order and use:

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Airport Shuttle
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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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