When you head to the beautiful Florida coast, the last thing you want to do is be on land the entire time! The good thing about staying in one of our beautiful properties from SeaBreeze Vacations is that you are always close to the bright blue water, crashing waves, white sand beaches, and never-ending views over the Gulf Coast.
We make sure that you can easily get to the beach in no time. Even if you are not a fan of laying out and getting a tan, you can find other ways to head out on the water, feel the breeze through your hair, close your eyes and enjoy the salt spray on your face, and spend quality time with your loved ones.
There are tons of activities for you to do on the water! Let’s check out some of the best things to do for people of all ages and interests, including local Anna Maria Island boat charters and tours.
Go 2 Dolphins
One of the most exciting things for you to do during your holiday on Anna Maria Island is a dolphin tour! Watch these majestic creatures jump out of the water and put on a show for everyone involved. Take home incredible memories of beautiful AMI as you snap photos of dolphins jumping over the sparkling blue water during a sunset cruise.
Go 2 Dolphins offers incredible sunset cruises on the Anna Maria Explorer, a large boat that takes you through the intercoastal waterways and nearby blue waters of Anna Maria Sound. Enjoy a cruise with large groups, since this new and improved boat can fit almost 50 passengers with ease! See tons of wildlife, like manatees, unique birds, reptiles, sea turtles, and dolphins.
You can choose from your choice of cruises, such as the Anna Maria Princess St. Patrick’s Day cruise, Daytime dolphin cruises on the Explorer, Sandbars and Dolphins Excursion, Sunset Cruise on the Explorer, Daytime Anna Maria Paddlewheel Cruise, Egmont Key Express, Comedy Cruise, Evening Paddlewheel Cruise, Dolphins and Donuts, or Sandbars Dolphins and Sunsets Excursion.
Anna Maria Island Charters Saltwater Adventures is a private charter business that offers USCG Licensed and Insured professionals who are there to guide you every step of the way! You can book fishing trips, boat and kayak trips, fun runs, and sunset cruises for you and your friends.
The fishing trips are great for you and five other people to enjoy a 2-hour kid’s fishing trip, 5-hour fishing and tour combination tour, tarpon tour, 8-hour Flats Skiff trip, sunset cruise, 2-hour family boat tour, 2-hour kayak tour, 4-hour fun run, 4-hour kayak fishing trip, and much more!
Plus, you can rest assured you are in safe hands. The captains are Captain Scott, with ample experience, Captain Jake, who has fished in numerous states in the country, Captain Blake, who grew up on Anna Maria Island and Tampa Bay, and Captain Jordan, who grew up in Bradenton, FL!
AMI Dolphin Tours
Another great tour company to use during your stay at Anna Maria Island is AMI Dolphin Tours! This reputable business offers Anna Maria boat tours, pontoon rentals, and snorkeling trips for those staying in Holmes Beach and Anna Maria Island in the Sunshine State.
Some of the most popular excursions are the dolphin tours and sunset cruises on Anna Maria Island. The dolphin tour brings you along 7 miles of white sand beaches and bright blue waters for just $445 per person. The sunset cruise provides you with unbeatable views of the dolphins, sea life, beaches, and waves.
We also love taking the Egmont Key private snorkeling boat tour! Get underwater and see marine life up close with the private Egmont boat tour that brings you on a picnic, nature walk, and snorkeling in crystal clear waters. You can also rent your very own pontoon boat for up to 10 passengers for just $450!
Paradise Boat Tours
Last but not least, the Paradise Boat Tours offers pristine boating excursions on Anna Maria Island. This company is the area’s top eco-friendly tour company that has nearly 10 years of experience in the area! Paradise is open 7 days per week for customized tours that can work for your unique needs.
During the tour, the guides will explain what you are seeing, narrating the entire experience for your educational purposes. The exciting and invigorating Anna Maria boat tours are 90 minutes long and explain the wildlife of the area, history, and information that is interesting to kids and adults alike.
Located right in Bradenton Beach, there are super ways to get here from any of our rental properties on Anna Maria Island! Book one of our luxurious condos today to enjoy a day out on the water on Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Beach! We guarantee that a day out on the water is going to be one of the highlights of spending time with your loved ones in this pristine coastal area.