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Destin Attractions


Destin Florida and Walton County Florida vacationers can choose from a wide range of attractions including top quality water sports, marine parks, adventure parks, amusement parks, dolphin cruises, dinner cruises and performing arts.

The Track Recreation Center
1125 Highway 98 East
Destin
(850) 654-4668
email:  info@destintrack.com

www.destintrack.com


The Track in Destin is your family headquarters for fun! The action-packed recreation center features the ultimate in go-kart tracks, miniature golf, bumper boats, a bungee jumping tower and an arcade. Kids Country for the younger set features a train ride, carousel, Ferris wheel and much more.

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Southern Star Dolphin Cruises

888-424-7217
850-837-7741
E-mail: sstar@dolphin-sstar.com


Dolphin and sunset cruises aboard the 80 foot, glass bottom boat the Southern Star, Destin's original dolphin cruise boat. This relaxing 2 hour cruise is a great experience for the entire family and has been featured on CNN and National Geographic. The boat is climate controlled and features snacks, gifts, rest rooms and a sound system. During the narrated trip kids get to steer the boat, feed the birds and all aboard get an up close view of the area's sea life.
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SunQuest Cruises
Baytowne Marina
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Phone: 850.650.2519 | Fax: 850.654.5082
Email:info@sunquestcruises.com
www.sunquestcruises.com

Sunquest Cruises

Dine... Dance... Cruise aboard SOLARIS, the area's only dinner dance yacht. Sunset Dinner Fireworks Cruises every Tuesday and Thursday in the summer. Indulge in a 3-course, chef prepared meal as you cruise into the sunset and dance under the stars to live music. Take in the coastal breezes from the open air sky deck on this 125 ft, 3 deck luxurious yacht. The SOLARIS is an award-winning venue for up to 150 people for weddings, meetings, groups, private charters and more.


Pelican Adventures, Inc.
314-D Harbor Blvd Destin, Florida 32541
Heron Walk Marina
850.650.3825
www.pelicanadventures.net

Pelican Adventures

When planning your vacation to Florida's Gulf Coast, Pelican Adventures, Inc. has you covered! From deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or Choctawhatchee Bay to Snorkeling or Parasailing.

See our website for photos and more exciting details! www.pelicanadventures.net or call 850 650-3825!


Blackwater Canoe Rental
6974 Deaton Bridge Road
Milton, FL  32583
850 623-0235 or 800 967-6789
www.blackcanoerental.com

Canoe, tube, or kayak down the only sand river in the nation!

Pure white sand bottom & sandbars, just like
the Destin Beaches, only it's clear, cool, fresh water.  Shallow, calm water... and the trip is all downstream.  From 1 hour to 4 day trips...

Blackwater Canoe Rental is open 7 days a week. 


Olin Marler Dolphin Cruises
102 Highway 98 E
Destin, Florida 32541
850.654.7113
www.olinmarlercharterboats.com

-Destin's first established cruise service!

-Four daily dolphin sightseeing cruises. 

-Glass bottom viewing area.

            Book your tickets online!
   www.olinmarlercharterboats.com



TripShock!
850.424.5125
www.tripshock.com

"Book attractions and activities with TripShock!  Lowest Price Guarantee!  No booking fees on any reservations.  Over 100 different activities to choose from in the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area".

Whether you're a family, individual or group;
we can make your vacation memorable and exciting! 


Emerald Coast Science Center
31 Memorial Pwky SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548
850.664.1261
www.ecscience.org

The Emerald Coast Science Center is an interactive science museum for the young and curious.  Over 200 touchable, workable exhibits including a bubble room, nature discovery room, color and light exhibits, and much more. 

For more information, please call 664.1261! OR visit www.ecscience.org

 


SunVenture Cruises
Baytowne Marina, inside Sandestin Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway
Miramar Beach, Florida  32550

www.sunventurecruises.com

The SunVenture Catamaran is the only dolphin cruise east of Destin. It's a convenient, fun cruise for anyone in the Sandestin, 30 A or Beaches of South Walton, who want to cruise to Destin's top attractions. Docked at Baytowne Marina, the 45 foot SunVenture l offers a variety of cruises, including Destin dolphin/sunset tours and Crab Island excursions. The SunVenture l is available for private parties, including Destin weddings, rehearsal dinners, receptions, corporate outings, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more.

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GUSU Paddlesports
111 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.460.7300
jon.gusupaddlesports@gmail.com
www.gusupaddlesports.com

GUSU Paddlesports

GUSU Paddlesports is one of the largest in NWF. We carry surfboards, race boards, training boards, accessories, paddles & more.

We also offer "try before you buy" & ship anywhere. We want you to leave with the right product by meeting the needs of beginners, experienced paddlers & racers.

We also offer SUP rentals, tours & lessons.

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Big Kahunas
1007 Hwy 98 E
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.8319

www.bigkahunas.com

The Emerald Coast's Largest Water Park. Hosting over 40 water attractions among tropical landscaping and cascading waterfalls. There are four children's areas, high speed body flumes and thunderous white water tube rides which empty into meandering lazy rivers. The adventure park has the largest regional tropical mini golf course and two adrenaline pumping thrill rides.

With numerous food offerings, there is something for every member of the family to have "More fun than a day at the beach."

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Buccaneer Pirate Ship
100 Harbour Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.269.0896 or 850.837.6641
www.destinpirateship.com

Unlock the treasure of your heart and let your dreams come true as you embark on a thrilling adventure aboard the Buccaneer! Our motley crew will interactively entertain your whole family aboard a 100 foot Pirate Ship. Join the merriment of pirate stories, sword fights, treasure hunts, water gun battles, music and games if you dare set sail on the seas of Destin!

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Dockside Watersports & Parasailing
390 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.428.3313
destindockside@gmail.com www.boatrentalsindestin.com

Dockside Watersports & Parasailing

Everything FUN under the SUN! Soar high through the sky during the BEST parasailing experience in Destin! Explore the local waters with our pontoon boats or fishing boats OR let us guide you on a dolphin & wild life tour! Zip through the waves in our NO GOVERNOR jet skis- that's right, go as fast as you want! No hassle parking, unload directly from your car to boat.


Sea Blaster - Destin's Original
Harbor Walk Village
66 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.654.6888 Fax: 850.654.6882
www.SeablasterDestin.com
fun@seablasterdestin.com

The Funnest Dolphin - Sightseeing Cruise on the Beach. The Sea Blaster offers 3 types of exciting tours, a Snorkel / Dolphin Cruise, a Dolphin / Beach Cruise and a Sunset / Dolphin Cruise. Kids can Captain the Sea Blaster. Complimentary Beer, Wine, Sodas & Water are served on all cruises.
Mention DestinDirect.com and get a $2 discount on all adult tickets.

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Mobile Sports LLC
314 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.687.1626
chris@mobilesports.com
www.mobilesportsllc.com

Mobile Sports LLC

Welcome to Destin's Original and Best Banana Boat Ride.  Rated #1 Thing to do in Destin FOUR years in a row.  A unique approach to a classic ride.

Bring your friends and family and climb aboard our 20 ft speed boat. Enjoy the Harbor tour as we get ready to Ride The Banana around the local waters. This is The Activity to assure you leave Destin with an amazing memory to share. Personal service. No strangers on your boat and no waiting for others to have fun while you wait for your turn. At Mobile Sports, it is all about you! There is a good reason for our #1 ranking, and we are eager to show you what all the fuss is about. Check out our reviews, and go to our website to reserve your vacation memory today!

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Destin Snorkel
66 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.269.2329
www.destinsnorkel.com

Visit Destin Snorkel in Harborwalk Village and join one of our many tours: snorkeling, Snuba, shelling/dolphin, sunset/dolphin, private fishing charters and fireworks tours. No other company gives you the variety of tour choices and snorkeling flexibility than Destin Snorkel.

Book your reservation online at www.destinsnorkel.com or call 850-269-2329 today!

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
1010 Miracle strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
850.243.9046 Fax 850.244.5809
www.gulfarium.com
Krista.stouffer@gulfarium.com

Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during spectacular shows! Or participate and interact directly with these and other remarkable marine animals including stingrays, otters and penguins during interactive programming ( advanced reservations required ). Enjoy educational exhibits and beautiful ocean views. Open daily at 9AM. 850.243.9046 www.gulfarium.com.


Destin Commons
4300 Legendary Drive
Corner of Mid Bay Bridge Rd & Hwy 98
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.337.8700 Fax: 850.269.1282
www.destincommons.com

Destin Commons

Award winning Destin Commons is the premier open-air entertainment for the entire family. With favorites like Bass Pro Shops, Charming Charlie, H&M, AMC Commons 14 Theaters, Chipotle and World of Beer, Destin Commons currently offers 90+ stores & restaurants! Kids highlights include a mini ride-on train, Pirate's Cove soft play area & interactive play fountains.

Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest

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Ripley’s Panama City Beach
9907 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: 850.230.6113/Fax: 850.230.0131
Email: morales@ripleys.com
www.ripleys.com/pcb

Ripley’s Panama City Beach

Explore the NEW fun and unbelievable world of Ripley’s with hundreds of new exhibits from all over the planet. Shoot Zombies and Pirates in the 7D Moving Theater. Wind your way through hundreds of mirrors in the Marvelous Mirror Maze; Put up the top score in the Impossible Laser Race. Buy online and save $2.00 off any adult or child admission ticket with coupon code : Destin

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Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise
5325 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
850.234.2346
www.piratecruise.net

Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise

Come with us and enjoy a unique and fun filled 2-hour family adventure cruise on one of Florida’s premier vacation attractions. The kids will sword fight, swab the deck, fire the kid cannon, search for treasure and much more while you sit back, listen to the music and enjoy the scenery. Have a cold drink or snack while you help the captain search for dolphins.

More info and schedule at www.piratecruise.net or call (850) 234 7400.

Open March through October!

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Gulf Breeze Zoo
5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
850.932.2229
Fax: 850.932.8575
web@gbzoo.com www.GBZoo.com

Gulf Breeze Zoo

Visit our 50 wild acres of exotic animals including our gorilla family, chimps, rhinos, hippos, tigers, bears, monkeys and reptiles. Hand feed the giraffes, enjoy a large petting area, and feed birds in the Budgie Adventure Aviary. Ride a train through free- roaming animals from around the world. Dine at the Giraffeteria restaurant, picnic under our pavilion, celebrate a birthday and visit our Gift Shop. Located on Gulf Breeze Pkwy ( Hwy 98 ) 8 miles west of the Navarre bridge. Open 9am daily rain or shine; last admission 1 hour before closing. ( Visit GBZoo.com for seasonal hours ) Group rates, Senior, Military discounts. MC, VISA, DISC.

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Pirates Island Adventure Golf
9518 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
Phone: 850.235.1171
Fax: 850.235.2559
pipanamacity@me.com
www.piratesislandgolf.com

Pirates Island Adventure Golf

Located close to many Panama City Beach attractions Pirates Island Adventure Golf offers fun for all ages, with two challenging 18 hole adventure golf courses set in a tropical landscape including waterfalls and caves. Historic theming provides a glimpse into the days when pirates roamed the seas looking for adventure. Open 365 days a year. Call for hours and rates.

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Xtreme H2O Sports
7 Calhoun Drive
Destin, FL 32541
850.978.3060
xh2osports@gmail.com
www.xtremeh2o.net

Xtreme H2O Sports

Located on the bay, we're the only watersports company not in the harbor which means no idling through the harbor and more riding time! We offer parasail, waverunners with NO GOVERNERS, pontoon boats and dolphin tours via waverunner. Free photo/video package on all parasail flights booked today!

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Lagoon Pontoons
5201 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone: 850.249.3547
Email: Flipper_info@yahoo.com
www.lagoonpontoon.com

Lagoon Pontoons

Pontoon Boat rentals, Swim with the Dolphins Jet Ski and Boat Tours!

Panama City Beach Pontoon Rental Company offering not just Boat Rentals but also Jet Ski Rentals, Dolphin Tours, Guided Jet ski Adventures and Private Boat Tours! Be your own captain or let us take you. Get on the water and explore beautiful Shell Island.

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WonderWorks
9910 front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: 850.249.7000/Fax: 850.249.4857
www.wonderworkspcb.com

WonderWorks

The WonderWorks attraction is an indoor amusement park combining education and entertainment in more than 100 “hands on” exhibits. Visitors can land the Space Shuttle, lie on a bed of nails, engage in the Blackhawk virtual Army experience, climb the indoor rope course, compete in laser tag and much more. It’s fun for all ages!

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Baytowne Adventure Zone
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
9300 Hwy 98.
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Phone: 850.428.2736
www.ziplinedestin.com

Baytowne Adventure Zone

Baytowne Adventure Zone in The Village of Baytowne Wharf will give you four more reasons to "hang" around Sandestin longer. Get an aerial view of the Village and its surroundings, as you soar across the lagoon. Then head over to the ropes course for skill testing fun. If you haven't had enough fun, the Tower Climb and Eurobungy are sure to put you over your limit. Visit www.ziplinedestin.com for more information.

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Emerald Coast Scuba
503 harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.0955
Email: ecsdestin@aol.com
www.divedestin.com

Emerald Coast Scuba

Snorkel, Dive, Cruise, Swim or shop in our extensive dive store with Emerald coast Scuba. Discover wonders underwater with reef and wreck dives, no matter your style an unforgettable experience for the whole family awaits. No certification needed.

Crab island trips are available during the summer months.

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Gulf World Marine Park
15412 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone: 850.234.5271
Email: info@gulfworldmarinepark.com
www.gulfworldmarinepark.com

Gulf World Marine Park

Get in touch with FUN at Gulf World Marine Park. Enjoy observing animals with your all day pass, with presentations featuring dolphins, sea lions, and tropical birds with their furry friends.

Make a reservation for one of our interactive programs. Touch a dolphin during our Swim with a Dolphin program.


National Naval Aviation Museum
1750 Radford Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32506
Phone: 850.452.3604 / Fax: 850.452.3296
museuminfo.navalaviation@mchsi.com www.navalaviationmuseum.org

National Naval Aviation Museum

The world’s largest Naval Aviation museum and one of the most-visited in Florida. Share the excitement of Naval Aviation’s rich history and see more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft. These historic aircraft are displayed inside our exhibit space and on our 37-acre grounds. There’s so much to see and do, you’ll want to spend all day. Admission is FREE. Open Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Crab Island Dolphin Tours
Destin, FL 54321
Phone: 850.803.5466 (LIMO)
limowayne@cox.net www.crabislanddolphintours.com

Crab Island Dolphin Tours

Are you thinking of getting a pontoon boat to go on the beautiful waters of Destin but do not want the hassle of renting or driving the boat? If so let us do all the work while you enjoy all the area has to offer. You will have all the exclusivity of your own boat but none of the responsibility. Why not rent the boat and the captain? We are your limousine on the water!


Fudpucker's Gator Beach
20001 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541
850.654.4200 Fax: 850.837.8226
fudpucker@fudpucker.com www.fudpucker.com

Fudpuckers Gator Beach

Gator Beach is home to "Pearl" a very rare albino alligator and offers interactive shows every day featuring over 80 LIVE Alligators. It's fun for the entire family and the only place where you can feed the gators and even have your picture taken holding one.

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Destin Beach Parasail
102 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 54321
Phone: 850.600.UFLY (8359)
destinbeachparasail@gmail.com www.destinbeachparasail.com

Destin Beach Parasail

Parasailing is what adventure does on vacation. Fun and relaxing, spine - tingling but safe, it’s a little bit of excitement and a little bit of relaxation with an amazing cool dip at the end. Want to take a ride? Our boat - the Flyin' High and all equipment is maintained to the highest standards and operated by a USCG licensed captain to provide an exciting and safe experience.

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Wild Willy's Adventure Zone
1306 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: 850.400.3300
info@wwazone.com www.wwazone.com

Wild Willys Adventure Zone

Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone is Northwest Florida’s newest family entertainment center, located on Okaloosa Island just outside of Destin in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Featuring a 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art redemption arcade, a 4D Movie Theater, Laser Maze, Salvati’s Pizza Factory, and YogoMogo’s Creamy Cool Creations, Wild Willy’s provides fun and entertainment rain or shine. Step outside and challenge yourself on two Dinosaur themed Mini Golf Courses, a 60 foot Ropes Course, a Spinning Roller Coaster, a Reverse Bungee Trampoline, and remote control Battle Boats!

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La Dolce Vita
15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.650.0289 866.651.1869
www.ldvbeachservice.com

La Dolce Vita

The largest selection of beach service and watersport rentals in and around Destin. Relax in a variety of beach chair and umbrella options, including Beach Beds and Floating Cabanas. Options include Parasailing, Paddleboarding, Snorkeling, Boogie Boarding, Wave Runners, Single & Double Deck Pontoon Boats, Kayaks, Floating Water Parks, Beach Bonfires, Beach Wheel Chairs, Sailboats, Golf Carts, Banana Boat Rides & GoPro rentals. Reserve your Beach Service & Watersport rentals online, come see us on the beach, or give us a call at 1.866.651.1869!

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Blue Crab Water Sports & Fishing Charters
404 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.218.5504

info@bluecrabwatersports.com
info@bluecrabfishingcharters.com
www.bluecrabwatersports.com
www.bluecrabfishingcharters.com

Blue Crab Watersports

We're a friendly, family run business that strives to give maximum value for your vacation investment and create great memories from your time in Destin. We offer the largest privately owned center console catamaran fishing boat in Destin that's stable in the water with ample deck space for fishing and families.

Also Pontoon boat, Jet ski, Kayak and Paddle board rentals. Whatever you would like to do on the water here in Destin we can help you!


Float Brothers Float Spa
4463 Commons Drive W
Destin, FL 32541
850.460.8720

info@floatbrothers.com
www.floatbrothers.com

Float Brothers Float Spa

Come float free of gravity and sensory input at the Emerald Coast's first float therapy spa! Relax and unplug like never before floating in Epsom salts water to help allevoate physical and mental stressors. Listed as a "Top thing to do in Destin in 2016" by Florida's Emerald Coast.


Spider Crab Charters
112 Gail La Rue
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: 850.830.3427
limowayne@cox.net www.crabislanddolphintours.com

Spider Crab Charters

Private sailing charters, by the hour, on our 34 foot catamaran. Scenic sunset cruises, dolphin watching, leisurely sailing or just party at Crab Island. Up to 6 persons can be accommodated and a variety of itineraies can be met, we are very flexible and accommodating. $125.00 / hour all inclusive, 2 hour minimum.

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Sailing South Watersports
600 Harbor Blvd
Destin, Florida 32541
850.837.7245
sailingsouthwatersports@yahoo.com
www.pontoonboatrental.com

Sailing South Watersports

Sailing South Watersports has provided the gulf coast with sailing charters, nautical education and fun watersports for over 30 years. Now offering pontoon & jet ski rentals for enjoying the beautiful waters of Destin any day of the week! Conveniently located in the heart of Destin at the crosslight of Benning Drive and Hwy 98.

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Timber Creek Distillery
6358 Lake Ella Road
Crestview, FL 32536
408.439.0973
info@timbercreekdistillery.com
timbercreekdistillery.com

Timber Creek Distillery

The Timber Creek Distillery is located just north of Destin, Florida. Our vision is to take the best of local fruits and grains from the Florida Panhandle and turn them into the finest craft spirits. We take great pride in hand making every batch and hand bottling every bottle of bourbon, rum & vodka. Find Timber Creek Products at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Paradise Liquors, Sunset Liquors, Publix, Sam's Club and Walmart. Contact us to schedule a distillery tour.


Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill
4301 Legendary Drive
Destin, FL 32541
850.269.6100
Email: tghorn@basspro.com
restaurants.basspro.com/unclebucksfishbowl/destin

Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill

The Breakfast Table Café is an owner managed Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch café. All items are fresh and made to order. Occupying a space in one of the oldest buildings in Destin, they think customers will find the "Harbor Theme" fun and the customer service very friendly.

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