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10/18/16
Boat Rentals | Charters

Catherine’s Florida Charters

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Welcome aboard the elegant, enchanting, old style sailing vessel, the “Catherine”, a 53-foot Cutter Ketch that will enchant you as she sails along Florida’s beautiful waters. All charters are deemed private so there will be no strange guests sharing your experience. Our maximum guest capacity is SIX which keeps everything comfortable. Captain Kurt and First Mate Catherine will be your hosts on your voyage catering to your needs as you...

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09/13/16
Boat Rentals | Charters

WaterPlay USA

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WaterPlayUSA takes the effort out of planning your aquatic adventures and lets you get back to enjoying your vacation! With thousands of activities, tours and rentals, WaterPlayUSA is one of the largest watersport-booking platforms in the United States. By partnering with top activity providers throughout the nation, Waterplay USA brings them to one single location just for you! Whether you want to learn how to surf, go kayaking, let lose...

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10/21/14
Day Trips

TreeUmph! Adventure Course

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When you want to get away from the beach and add some excitement to your Anna Maria Island vacation, spend the day or a few hours at TreeUmph, Southwest Florida’s only elevated adventure course! About a 45-minute drive from AMI, at TreeUmph! you’ll feel the exhilaration of climbing, zip lining, swinging and free-falling from 15 to 60 feet in the air . . . all while harnessed to equipment designed...

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09/18/14
Kid Friendly

Shelling

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For the serious beachcomber, the most important thing about shelling is to know the tides. Charts are featured in most local newspapers, as the best shells are found just before low tide. Another opportune time is after a storm – advancing cold fronts tend to push water away from the beach and tropical storms can churn up the tides bringing shells ashore. Three excellent locations for shelling on Anna Maria...

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09/17/14
Aquariums, Museums & Zoos

Giraffe Ranch

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Have you ever fed a giraffe? Have you ever smelled their grassy breath? These are memories that will last you a lifetime. At Giraffe Ranch in you’ll experience first hand, the lives of giraffe and other species from around the world living under huge live oaks in a setting that is right out of Africa. Giraffe Ranch is a licensed working ranch that specializes in exotic species as well as...

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09/17/14
Aquariums, Museums & Zoos

Crowley Natural and Cultural History Center

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Crowley Natural and Cultural History Center also known as “Crowley” is a non-profit organization furthering natural and cultural history located on 190 acres of pristine Florida including pine flatwoods, oak hammock, hardwood swamp, sawgrass marsh, and the Myakka River. Enjoy a guided or self-guided tour of untouched Florida landscapes. Kids love the Children’s Discovery Path with five interactive stations on native Florida creatures. Farm animals, organic garden, and more! Open...

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09/17/14
Day Trips

Lipizzan Stallions

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Just an hour’s drive from Anna Maria Island, the world famous dancing horses are a must see! Founded in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the Hapsburg Royal family of Austria, the Royal Lipizzans are unquestionably the rarest, most aristocratic breed of horses in the world. The pride of the Hapsburg Empire, the Lipizzan breed was first established by Archduke Charles at Lipizza (now part of what was...

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09/17/14
Nature & Wildlife

Bearadise Ranch

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Home to the famous Welde family bears, Bearadise Ranch was established in 1926 to educate and generate public awareness for habitat preservation and conservation for all bear species. The Ranch features educational presentations and tours offering plenty of photographic opportunities for the nature lover or bear enthusiast. Tour days are Thursdays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Blackout days may apply so it is recommended to call for...

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07/7/14
Kid Friendly

Anna Maria Bayfront Park

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Anna Maria Bayfront Park is an ideal place to put things in perspective. From any vantage point, you get a sweeping view of Tampa Bay and the iconic Sunshine Skyway Bridge, but the best lookout is arguably from the end of the century-old Anna Maria City Pier. There you can have a drink and a sandwich while watching fisherman reel one in. You may also spot dolphins or manatees. This...

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07/7/14
Day Trips

Fort De Soto Park

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Whether you are sitting on the beach or kayaking near the still water’s edge at Fort De Soto, you find yourself absorbed in the abundance of natural beauty for as far as the eye can see. The complexity of the ecology is not immediately apparent, but the park offers the greatest diversity of systems just about anywhere. Emerging from the wealth of bird life, sea life, wild life and plant...

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