Making Memories in Marineland, Florida
It’s vacation time and our serene marina is bursting with happy boaters. It’s our favorite time of the year!
We look forward to hosting you and your family as you visit our historic coast during this happy season, and we are honored to be part of your family memories for years to come. This month we want to help you create those memories by taking a few moments to highlight 5 unique experiences available right here in the Town of Marineland, Florida!
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The town of Marineland, Florida was established in 1940, consists of 171 acres, and straddles the counties of Flagler and St. Johns. According to the 2016 census, the actual population of the town is only 17 people, although many scientists visit the area to study at the Whitney Lab and Georgia Aquarium Field Station, located adjacent to our marina.
5 Memorable Things To Do in Marineland, Florida
The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is a full-time University of Florida research center for biomedical research and biotechnology and is also home to the Sea Turtle Hospital, a teaching and rehabilitation center. Tours of the hospital are offered the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, and the 2nd Saturday of the month for only $15 per person. Tours are limited to 10 people, so reserve your spot in advance by visiting their website.
And, as an added bonus, stay 3 nights with us and get complimentary general admission passes to visit the park. General admission passes can even be used towards the purchase of a dolphin experience! Visit Marineland Dolphin Adventure’s website
for descriptions of the exciting, interactive experiences available!
Launching right from our marina, this well established tour company functions with an emphasize on ethical, eco-friendly tourism. Whether you choose to join one of several daily kayaking adventures, or jump on the “Ripple Effect 1”, their custom bio-diesel jet boat, your ecotour will take you into otherwise inaccessible areas of the pristine estuary surrounding our marina. The tours are exciting, educational, and are a great way to get a glimpse of the area as it stood when the Native Americans first arrived. Kayak rentals are also available for your solo adventures. Reservations are required, so
book your ecotour today!
4) Hike, bike, fish, camp, and more at the
The River to Sea Preserve
is located on both sides of highway A1A at Marineland, adjacent to the marina, and is owned jointly by Flagler County and the Town of Marineland. The 90-acre preserve offers walking trails, nature vistas, and ecological education opportunities as well as public access to the beach. Be sure to visit the beachside boardwalk for a majestic view of the beach and ocean. It’s a great spot to catch the sunrise!
Just a short dinghy ride away, Captain’s BBQ is known not only for their delicious BBQ (try the brisket!) but carries a wide assortment of amazing, homemade cheesecake! They also serve beer & wine, and offer indoor & outdoor seating.
After you fill your belly, be sure to check out the park! Bing’s Landing
consists of 8 acres within a maritime oak hammock. The park houses a state of the art boat launch, fishing pier, picnic & playground facilities, and an archaeological dig of the Mala Compra Plantation.
This is just a taste of all the wonderful things that our area has to offer. We look forward to helping you and your family make the most out of your stay, so please reach out with any questions or concerns. We love our boaters and we are so happy that cruising season is off to a fabulous start here at the
While you’re here, don’t forget to check out the Salt Air Farmer’s Market
, located right in our marina parking lot. With fresh veggies, baked goods, honey, crafts, and more, you never know what treasures you might find!
The market is held every Sunday from 10am – 2pm.