Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Activities

Adventure Away’s daily concierge service offers family fun activities including sunset cruises, fishing charters, custom private boating trips, Segway, jet ski and kayak tours, sailing and more! Their knowledge and expertise enable them to customize a creative itinerary of fun, engaging, and memorable vacation experiences for all ages. Read Adventure Away’s featured blog article here!

Sarasota Biplane Adventures

Air tours and sightseeing flights in an open cockpit biplane.

Several tour options are available:

  • Bay View Tour – Enjoy a short flight over Sarasota Bay with a view of the downtown Sarasota skyline.
  • Gulf View Tour – Fly across the greater Sarasota Bay and get a glimpse of the beaches and St. Armand’s Circle.
  • Beach Tour – See most of Lido, Siesta, and Longboat Key. This tour is customizable.
  • Grand Sarasota Tour – See a wide variety of popular sights, or you can let them know what you want to see for a custom experience.

Coquina Trail Segway Tour

Segs by the Sea’s 90-minute Segway tour includes Bradenton Beach, Cortez Beach, Coquina Beach, and more. One-hour tours of the Cortez Fishing Village and Coquina Trail are also available.

Anna Maria Island Parasailing with Yolo Adventures

Exciting and memorable parasailing adventures offering spectacular views of Anna Maria Island and the Gulf of Mexico. Gentle takeoffs, water dips upon request, and smooth landings provided by experienced USCG licensed captains and crew.

Anna Maria Island Beach Massage

Enjoy a relaxing massage right on the beach from Sea-renity Beach Spa & Eco Boutique! Anna Maria Island’s only massage right on the beach is performed in the privacy of their very own tiki hut. Choose from Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, pre-natal, reflexology, sports, and energy balancing.

Circle Island Jetski Tour

Exhilarating and memorable one to two-hour jet ski tours with Wavesplash Watersports. Scenic and fun tour options include the Intracoastal Waterway, Anna Maria Circle Island, Egmont Key, and the Sandbar and exploring on Jewfish Key.

Jet Ski Rentals are also available.

For same day reservations call 1.844.522.6654.

Catamaran Sailing Charters

Experience a relaxing morning, afternoon, or sunset sailing charter aboard the luxurious Kathleen D with Kathleen D Sailing Catamarans. Watch for dolphins and other wildlife while sailing the waters of Anna Maria Island, Longboat, Sarasota, and Siesta Key. Charters offer the opportunity for swimming, snorkeling, shelling, and exploring. Stable and flat catamarans are safe and fun for all ages. Reservations are required.

Living Sandbar & Mangrove Eco Paddle Tours

Two-hour tours are offered in small groups of single and tandem kayaks, or stand up paddleboards. The Living sandbar is located just off the southern tip of Anna Maria Island at the mouth of the Longboat Pass. On and around the sandbar you may spot sea turtles, dolphins, and a variety of birds, fish, and other marine life. Your guide will share their knowledge of this unique environment.

Top Rated and Family Friendly Offshore and Inshore Fishing Charters

Enjoy some sun and fun with Captain Wayne Genthner of Wolfmouth Charters. Wolfmouth Charter Fishing offers exciting sports fishing charters on the Gulf of Mexico including Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Egmont Key, and Anna Maria Island as well as on the beautiful calm waters of Sarasota Bay and the flats, channels, and backwater bayous. Wolmouth’s family friendly personalized private offshore or inshore fishing charters are sure to please all ages and skill levels. Choose from a 4 or 6-hour charter, or you can even request a customized fishing charter to accommodate your needs. Fishing charters are available seven days a week for day or night fishing and also provide all the licensing, bait, tackle, and encouragement you need to catch the big ones like a seasoned angler. Captain Wayne Genthner, the master of the vessel, has been a local maritime professional for over 30 years, and he knows how to optimize your experience to fit the conditions of the day. Up to six adults can cast a line comfortably. The 28-foot custom sports power catamaran comes equipped with twin engines for safety, a bathroom aboard for comfort, and the latest navigational electronics and communications gear.

Surfs Up Jetsurf Rentals & Lessons

Lessons and rentals of motorized surf boards – safe, easy to ride, and loads of fun!

Please note: All Jetsurf riders are required to have at least a one half-hour lesson and safety course before the Jetsurf board is released for rental.

Anna Maria Island Bikes & Scooter Rentals

AMI Adventure Rental Center offers hourly, daily, and weekly street legal golf cart and Gem cars, scooters, electric bikes, tandem bicycles, children and adult bicycles and tag-a-long bike trailers. Additional information here.

Adventure Away also offers Beach Gear & Paddlesport Rentals from the AMI Adventure Rental Center and Custom Private Boat Charters.

Visit their website for to make a reservation and for additional information on any of the above activities.

Adventure Away has Six Convenient Locations

Adventure Away Visitor Centers:

Booking & Concierge Center – 102 Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

AMI Adventure Rental Center – 12208 Cortez Road West, Cortez, FL 34215

Adventure Away Kiosks:

Twin Dolphins Marina – 1000 1st Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205

Adventure Store XA – 2227 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34243

AMI Beach Fun Rentals – 3228 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Bradenton Beach Marina – 402 Church Avenue, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Adventure Away Activities Desk at Tropical Breeze Resort:

Adventure Tiki – 140 Columbus Blvd., Siesta Key, FL 34242