Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge
This 248-acre refuge spans 20.5 miles and is designated to protect the habitat for what is the most significant area for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the Western Hemisphere, and the most significant area for green turtle nesting in North America. Nesting tours are offered in June and July only. Reservations are required.
Environmental Learning Center
Environmental Learning Center is an investigative, hands-on learning experience for adults and children alike. This non-profit sits on 61-acres on Wabasso Island offering eco-excursions, pontoon styled birding trips, canoe trips, touch tanks and more. The center offers a plethora of classes, special events, summer camps and school field trips.
FLOC Florida Outdoor Center
Paddles By The Sea
There are so many things to do in Vero! Whether you are looking for Indian River kayaking and a paddleboarding tour or you want to spend a perfect day at the beach lounging under an umbrella, we have a growing number of options, so you can enjoy all that the Treasure Coast has to offer. Paddles By The Sea offers paddle sport rentals including kayaks and paddleboards from our river and beach locations. At the beach, you will find umbrellas, hammocks, chairs, and cabanas for rent. We also offer boogie boards and if you’re in Vero Beach snorkeling at the Breconshire Wreck you can rent stand up paddleboards or kayaks from the beach instead of swimming out. We keep a stock of beach essentials for purchase at our beach location such as sunblock, t-shirts, waterproof phone cases, and sunglasses. If you’d prefer an exclusive guided event we offer group tours, private tours, and the best private paddle and surf lessons in Vero Beach. Check out our rentals page for a current list of our offerings.
Sebastian Inlet State Park
The park also contains two museums: McLarty Treasure Museum and Sebastian Fishing Museum.
Tiki Kayak Tours
Vero Tackle & Watersports
Whether you’re vacationing near the beautiful Indian River Lagoon or have a passion for the great outdoors, look no further than Vero Tackle & Watersports for adventure and leisure in Vero Beach, Florida. Located right on the lagoon, we offer a wide range of activities for individuals and families. Those native to Vero Beach understand the incredible sights on the coast of Florida, so we offer our visitors everything they need for hours of relaxation on the water.