Tricolor Heron walking in the surf

WILD AMELIA NATURE FESTIVAL
amelia island, Florida


The 2016 Tenth Annual Wild Amelia Nature Festival
was the best ever, with record-breaking crowds!
Don't miss our 2017 Festival!
It's always the third weekend in May. 

sea turtle release

A rehabilitated sea turtle released to its ocean home on Main Beach.

sunset river cruise

A relaxing and informative narrated cruise by Amelia River Cruises. 

eco-expo

30 conservation exhibitors, Silent Auction, Kids Niche, music by Laid Back. 

eco-tours

30 encounters with nature, on the wild side. 

Scenes from the 2016 Wild Amelia Nature Festival


Photos by Kathy Brooks

  • Our 10th Annual Nature Festival Our 10th Annual Nature Festival
  • Always the 3rd weekend in May Always the 3rd weekend in May
  • Sea Turtle Release Sea Turtle Release A rehabilitated turtle is released on Main Beach by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center
  • Always a popular event Always a popular event
  • Sea turtle meets the crowd Sea turtle meets the crowd
  • Happy to be going home Happy to be going home
  • Back to its ocean home Back to its ocean home
  • Our sunset river cruise fundraiser Our sunset river cruise fundraiser
  • Wild Amelia supporters enjoying the cruise Wild Amelia supporters enjoying the cruise
  • Three days of ecotours into nature include... Three days of ecotours into nature include... Segway expeditions,
  • Sailing,
  • Paddleboard yoga,
  • Kayaking, and many more.
  • Our EcoExpo... Our EcoExpo...
  • with 30 conservation organizarions and green vendors
  • Vendors help kids fill out their Nature Passport booklets
  • A great silent auction.
  • Music by Laid Back band under the large oak tree Music by Laid Back band under the large oak tree
  • The Kids Niche The Kids Niche Lots of fun activities and learning opportunities for children
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