A perfect Destin vacation should include a balance of relaxation and adventure. The Emerald Coast offers a wide range of activities for visitors to choose from, making it easy to create an itinerary that is tailored to your interests and preferences.

The water parks and adventure parks in the area provide a great way to cool off and have fun, while parasailing, jet skiing, and banana boat rides allow you to experience the beauty of the coast from a different perspective. For those who love marine life, snorkeling and scuba diving are great ways to explore the crystal-clear waters and see colorful fish and other sea creatures up close.

Helicopter rides are also a unique way to take in the breathtaking views of the coast, making it a perfect way to have an unforgettable vacation. With so many activities to choose from, you'll be able to make your stay in Destin more memorable than ever before.


Big Kahuna’s is the favorite place for fun in Destin and has something for everyone; From Lazy River to Speed Slides, our attractions are sure to keep the fun going for hours. Challenge yourself on our Honolulu Half Pipe or a round of mini-golf for added fun and adventure. Big Kahuna's is across the street from Pelican Beach!

Dockside is located in Destin Harbor and offers parasailing, jetski rentals, boat rentals, sunset and fireworks cruises, dolphin excursions and a marina shop.

We are a family owned/operated business that offers total fun & enjoyment on the water, especially to Crab Island. Located in the Destin Harbor, we're 5 minutes away from Crab Island. Whether you want to fish in the luckiest fishing village's water, look for dolphins in the Choctawhatchee Bay, or just cruise along the Emerald Coast's prettiest waters; Luther's Rentals is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Destin Snorkel is your headquarters for SNUBA®, Snorkeling, Shelling, Dolphin, and Sunset adventures in beautiful Destin, Florida. You'll enjoy every excursion with our highly-trained, professional, and best of all...FUN...staff! You'll make great vacation memories - whether you choose to be above or below the beautiful water of the Emerald Coast. Every trip is family-friendly - all ages are welcome, and there's something for everyone to enjoy on each adventure. To go beyond snorkeling, SNUBA is the perfect introduction to the diving world for ages eight and up. Reservations couldn't be easier!

Destin’s Original Dolphin Cruise is locally owned and operated, offering a personal touch found only in a family owned business. When you step aboard the Southern Star, you will be greeted by a relaxing family atmosphere and a smile from our friendly crew. Island music fills the air as everyone finds their seats and the captain and crew prepare for departure. We ensure you will find our vessel clean, comfortable and inviting. Your captain will brief guests on safety procedures aboard the Southern Star just before the crew lets go of the lines and the cruise sets sail for your adventure.

"Solaris" Solaris is the Emerald Coast's only dining and entertainment yacht. Dine & dance as you cruise the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay. We'd like to thank you for choosing Pelican Beach Resort with a 20% discount on 2 dinner cruise tickets.

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