601 Anastasia Blvd.
Saint Augustine, FL 32080
Phone: (904) 825-4535
Fax: (904) 829-8963
Located off Highway A1A, 1.5 miles from historic downtown St Augustine, Anastasia State Park is a recreation area that is one of Florida's oldest state parks. It offers visitors natural beauty, ancient sand dunes, an abundance of wildlife as well as activities that include swimming, fishing and hiking on self-guided nature trails. There are many picnic pavilions, restrooms and vending machines, making it the perfect destination for families and couples looking to spend a day outdoors.
For a bird's-eye view of the oldest city in America, a parasailing trip will surely do the trick. Smile High will pick you up from any location in St. Augustine and take you to the municipal marina, where your adventure begins. The instructors allow guests to fly side-by-side with up to three people at a time. Sail at 1,400 feet off the ground, harnessed to a parachute with a giant smiley face that keeps you aloft to enjoy the best view of St Augustine.
They're alive! More than 170 wax renderings collected at Potter's Wax Museum are on display—Hollywood stars, authors, scientists, artists, historic explorers and royalty. Potters was the first wax museum in the United States, and many years after its debut continues to offer both fun and education. Touring the "Chamber of Horrors" exhibit is optional. Potters has the only public real working wax studio. You'll also find a movie theater presentation and a museum shop here.
Water Sports of St Augustine specializes in jet-ski rentals and parasailing high above the oldest city. Up to three people at a time can blast around the Intracoastal Waterway on this company's fleet of personal watercraft. If you are interested in additional water activities, why not try one of their Jamaican bobsled rides, boogie boards or kayak rentals? Or soar above the water as a parasail lifts you above the treetops. Anyone can do it; the young, the old and the physically challenged can fly tandem with a friend. See their website for further details.
St. Augustine Sailing offers charters, instruction and boat rentals for your next event or party. A fleet of 30'-40' sailboats are available for rental to experienced sailors and if you don't know the first thing about sailing, this organization offers voyages with professional captains. Your personal gear is all you need for rentals; standard equipment is provided. Sunset cruises feature complimentary wine and the prices vary according to the size of the boat.
A full service bowling center that features 24 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, as well as an arcade, billiard tables, and a snack bar. Family and group specials are available.
Oldest City Fishing Guides provides light tackle and fly fishing along North Florida's coastal waters. All of the guides each offer at least 25 years of fishing experience along the North Florida. They also offer near shore fishing in the summer months for bull redfish, cobia, tarpon, king mackerel, and more. Fishing from Jacksonville to Palm Coast all points between is excellent year around. Children and beginners are welcome and encouraged with fly casting lessons available upon request. The Guides at Oldest City Fishing Guides work closely with other guides in the area and can arrange group and corporate outings as well. Offshore trips are also available.
Since 1982, these professional dive instructors have given beginner as well as advanced divers a skill that lasts a lifetime. Not only do they provide 20 different levels of certification through the Professional Association of Diving Instructors' methodology, they then take these divers on tours in-and-around the St. Augustine area. The skippers offer all types of dives, from day trips to several day excursions outside of the country, there is usually a dive that fits everyone's schedule.
St. Augustine Beach is a city in its own right, and along with Butler Beach they both contain miles of coastline on beautiful Anastasia Island. The sands are a mix of coquina (crushed seashells) and white powder, a perfect combination with those warm waters in which Florida is known. St. Augustine Beach is also one of the few places in the state where you can witness sea turtles as well as gopher tortoises nest and hatch. The park also offers beach wheelchairs and conservation programs.
Introducing North Florida's newest championship golf venue. Royal St. Augustine Golf & Country Club is a masterful creation of renowned golf course architect J. Christopher Commins. Rolling fairways, intense bunkering and scenic view from every perspective make for a superb day on the links. The facility boasts a fully equipped clubhouse, practice facilities.
For more than a decade, the guys and gals here at Ocean Extreme have been selling kiteboards, paddleboards, surfboards, skateboards and any other plank that soars through wind, water or air. In addition to selling the latest gear, the owners also provide kiteboard and paddleboard lessons around St. Augustine and North Florida. They also rent boards if you have the experience; rates vary according to size and model. Overall, the store has great products that are sold with superb service.
Much like in the movie that shares its name, this is a real World War II fighter pilot school. You actually take the controls of an authentic 1930s vintage Warbird! No previous pilot experience is required. Well-trained licensed pilots accompany you, and their job is to provide you with a safe, enjoyable flight. If you are ready to handle barrel-rolls, loops and other aerobatic maneuvers, ask about the World War II aerobatics package.