Backwater Cat Adventure, Amelia Island

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Experience the Amelia Island nature and history with Backwater Cat Adventure, offering guided trips that ensure plenty of chances to see local wildlife. Driving your 2-seat catamaran, you'll follow the guide in the lead boat and have plenty of chances to spot wild horses, dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, and other animals. You'll also visit a 19th-century fort and stop by a scenic beach to swim, do some shelling, and relax. In colder weather, tourists receive waterproof pants and jackets to stay comfortable. This activity is ideal for families with kids (5 years and older), adventurous first-time boaters, and anyone else into water activities and exciting boating opportunities. Put Backwater Cat Adventure on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Amelia Island online road trip planner .
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  • My wife and I took this tour and Bobby was our guide. The whole experience was tremendous and Bobby was excellent. I strongly recommend doing this. We saw a whole bunch of dolphins on this trip and go...  more »
  • We decided to go on this adventure based on the Trip Advisor reviews and we are glad we did. It was over 90 degrees that day so what better place to be but on the water. We went up the river and we lu...  more »
  • Such a fun excursion! Have been to Amelia Island for the past 5 years and this is the first time we’ve done this adventure. Such a great way to see the surrounding area. The little boats are easy to d...  more »
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