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Destin, Florida, USA

Recreation in Destin, Florida

State Parks

  • Henderson Beach State Park
    17000 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-7550, Pristine white sugar sand beaches, more than 6,000 feet of natural scenic shoreline, six pavilions, a nature trail, playground, and 60 campsites are just some of what is... more info  map

Lakes & Marinas

  • Bluewater High and Dry Marina
    290 Yacht Club Drive, Destin, FL 32578
    North, across Choctawatchee Bay in Niceville
    850-897-0334, Located on beautiful Choctawatchee Bay across the Mid-Bay bridge from Destin. The intercoastal waterway is nearby. The Bluewater High and Dry Marina has dry slips... more info  map

  • Harborwalk Marina
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-337-8250, Located at the foot of the Destin bridge, Harborwalk Marina is a full-service marina that features transient slip rentals and yacht facilities. more info


  • Boogies Watersports
    16 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-654-4497, Located at the foot of the bridge at Harborwalk Village, Boogies Watersports offers waverunners, pontoon boats, dolphin excursions on waverunners, parasailing, and... more info  map

  • Destin Charter Yachts
    127 Harbor Boulevard, Suite 6-A, Destin, FL 32541
    850-797-3702, Half day, full day, extended day, evening, and sunset/fireworks yacht charters. more info

  • Destin Vacation Boat Rentals
    612 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-2628, Destin Vacation Boat Rentals offers fishing boat, sailboat, pontoon boat, jet ski, and power boat rentals for your vacation. more info  map

  • Fly High Parasail
    390 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    at the Marina Cafe in the Destin Harbor
    Ages 6 and up with double and triple flights, 800 feet high. more info  map

  • Gilligan's Watersports
    530 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-9000, Gilligan's Watersports offers the finest in watersport activities, including parasailing, waverunner rentals, pontoon boat rentals and dolphin tours on waverunners. more info  map

  • Xtreme H2o Watersports
    7 Calhoun Avenue, Destin, FL 32541
    850-978-3060, Parasailing, dolphin tours on waverunners, fishing charters, jet ski rentals, and pontoon boat rentals are available through Xtreme H2o Watersports. more info


  • Hurricane Lanes
    34876 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL 32541
    850-654-5251, Hurricane Lanes features 26 lanes, Tucker Duke's Lunchbox, Rupert's Sports Bar, 12 pool tables, and an arcade. more info


  • Olin Marler Charter Boats
    102 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-654-7113, Located downtown near AJ's on the docks, Marler Charter Cruises offers the best in deep sea fishing and dolphin sightseeing cruises. more info  map

  • Backcountry Outfitters
    850-654-5566, A locally owned charter fishing company that specializes in private light tackle bay and calm water gulf fishing charters in state fishing waters no more than nine miles... more info

  • Caught Up Fishing Charters
    775 Gulf Shore Drive #8140, Destin, FL 32541
    850-699-3523, For three-generations, they have provided one of the finest fishing charter services in Destin.  more info  map

  • Charter Boat Bounty Hunter
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-1534, Come fishing with Charter Boat Bounty Hunter for red snapper, king mackerel, dolphin and more. They fish year round offering 4-12 hour trips. Captain Mark Walker will... more info  map

  • Destin Deep Sea Adventures
    Behind Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant on Highway 98
    850-217-3474, Come to Destin, Florida the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village" and go deep sea fishing aboard the charter boats Mary Lou, a 46' hatteras or the new fast 27' Aussiecat,... more info  map

  • Destin Fishing Charters Service
    3871 Indian Trail #3F, Destin, FL 32541
    850-685-1396, Come experience a deep sea fishing trip of a lifetime in beautiful Destin, Florida. Known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” Destin is located on the... more info  map

  • Destin Inshore Fishing Company
    Located in HarborWalk Village
    850-424-5555, Destin Inshore Fishing Company offers three types of inshore fishing: inland bay fishing, coastal trolling, and inshore gulf bottom fishing (deep sea fishing). more info

  • Destin Princess & Destiny
    210 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-5088, Offers year-round, private and open-boat fishing trips. more info

  • Finest Kind Charter
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    The Harborwalk Marina
    850-837-6629, Climb aboard this 53-foot G&S fiberglass sportfishing yacht for saltwater fishing excursions. more info

  • Fish Tales
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    HarborWalk Village
    850-837-0044, Offshore fishing charters in the Gulf of Mexico. more info

  • Full Net Fishing Charters
    2098 Indigo Drive, Destin, FL 32566
    Located West of Destin
    850-936-8203, A well-suited guide for anglers wanting to fish inshore and near-shore. more info  map

  • GULF SPIRIT Charter Boat
    850-699-6695, Climb aboard the GULF SPIRIT to fish for red snapper, king and Spanish mackerel, redfish, speckled trout, cobia, amberjack, grouper, and more. more info

  • HarborWalk Charters
    10 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    In HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor
    850-837-2343, Ranging from 36- to 65-feet, HarborWalk Charters' fleet of boats can accommodate single, group and private charters for all types of fishing, from four- to 12-hour... more info  map

  • Inshore Angler
    850-862-9722, Looking for a good fishing trip in Destin without going offshore? Inshore Angler will put you on the fish with knowledgeable guides who are friendly and out to make sure... more info  map

  • Just B Cause Charter Fishing
    100 Highway 98 East #B, Destin, FL 32541
    850-830-3619, Destin charter fishing is a great way to spend a few hours – or the whole day – in sunny Destin, Florida. They have a great boat, comfortable accommodations, and the... more info  map

  • Lil' Lucky of Destin Sportfishing Charters
    9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West, Miramar Beach - Sandestin, FL 32550
    Located inside Sandestin's Baytowne Marina
    850-267-7777, Experience all types of Gulf and bay fishing with customized adventures to suit your tastes with an experienced, professional USCG licensed captain via Lil' Lucky of... more info

  • Miss Sandy Charters
    10 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-303-2226, A family owned & operated charter fishing company in the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Marina. more info

  • Olin Marler Charter Cruises
    102 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541
    Located at the Destin Harbor Next to AJ's
    850-837-7095, Dolphin sightseeing cruises and fishing charters. The first established cruise service in Destin, FL.  more info  map

  • Pelican Adventures
    314 Highway 98 East Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-3825, A well-established, family owned & operated Destin charter fishing business, Pelican Adventures offers deep sea fishing, sport fishing, off shore fishing, bay and light... more info

  • Perfect Shot
    850-218-0232 or 850-699-2991, Perfect Shot is a 52’ custom fiberglass sportfisher that can carry up to 13 passengers for one- to three-day trips. more info

  • Phoenix - Charter Fishing
    850-837-9734, Four-hour to 36-hour deep sea fishing charters are available. more info

  • Relentless Charter Fishing
    Heron Harbor Marina
    850-837-6541, The Relentless is a 65' x 20' custom-built sportsfisherman that is well-equipped for 24-hour trips, two-day/overnight trips, and tournament fishing. more info

  • SouthBound Fishing Charters
    Destin Harbor
    850-374-2947, SouthBound Fishing Charters services the Destin area with day and overnight sport fishing trips. more info

  • Sweet Jody Fishing
    210 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-2500, The Sweet Jody is a 57-foot U.S.C.G. approved fiberglass fishing vessel that operates out of Destin Harbor, four blocks east of the Destin Bridge. more info

  • SWOOP Deep Sea Fishing Boats
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    Located in HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor
    850-337-8250, From November through March, climb aboard two of the finest fishing vessels on the Emerald Coast, the SWOOP I and II; to catch record breaking snapper, cobia, amberjack,... more info


  • Burnt Pine Golf Club
    3300 Burnt Pine Lane, Miramar Beach - Sandestin, FL 32550
    850-267-6500 (Golf Shop), Rolling fairways and strategically placed bunkers are highlights of what Golf Magazine calls the “Crown Jewel of Florida Golf.” Situated along the Choctawhatchee... more info

  • Emerald Bay Golf
    4781 Clubhouse Drive, Destin, FL 32541
    888-465-3229, Play a round of golf at Emerald Bay Golf. more info

  • Emerald Bay Golf Club
    4781 Clubhouse Drive, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-5197, Situated along the shores of the Choctawahatchee Bay, this Bob Cupp-designed championship 18-hole golf course includes multiple water features. more info  map

  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club
    1955 Lewis Turner Boulevard, Destin, FL 32547
    850-833-9664, Enjoy golf, fun, relaxation and more at Fort Walton Beach Golf Club. more info

  • Golf Garden, The
    112958 US Highway 98 West, Destin, FL 32550
    Located in East Destin
    850-837-7422, One of the most beautiful and popular golf courses in the area, this family golf center features a lighted nine hole, par 29 executive golf course, as well as a ten acre... more info  map

  • Indian Bayou Golf Club
    1 Country Club Drive East, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-6191, A semiprivate golf club that features three nines that are played in three different 18 hole combinations. A driving range, putting greens, and full service restaurant... more info  map

  • Kelly Plantation Golf Club
    307 Kelly Plantation Drive, Destin, FL 32541
    850-650-7600, Set along the Choctawhatchee Bay, this semi-private golf club features 18 captivating holes built on the former site of a turpentine plantation owned by Mattie and... more info  map

  • Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club
    465 Regatta Bay Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    16 Miles South of the NW Florida Regional Airport
    850-337-8080, Located just east of the Mid-Bay Bridge and Destin Commons, "the premier golf course of Destin" is situated among nature preserves along the Choctawhatchee Bay. ... more info  map

  • Shalimar Pointe Country Club
    302 Country Club Road, Shalimar, FL 32579
    850-651-4300, A beautiful 18 hole, semiprivate golf course is located at this country club that is nestled along the picturesque Choctawhatchee Bay and also features a putting green,... more info  map

Rafting & Canoeing

  • Blue Crab Watersports
    404 Hwy 98 , Destin, FL 32541
    behind the Marina Cafe
    850-218-5504, Waverunners, pontoon boat rentals, and stand up paddleboards. Rent a jet ski/waverunner or pontoon boat and head out to Crab Island for some summertime fun. Located on... more info  map


  • Emerald Coast Sailing
    116 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-699-7454, Relax and have some fun sailing under the sun and more with Emerald Coast Sailing. more info

  • Just Sailing
    214 Harbor Boulevard, Slip #29, Destin, FL 32541
    East Past Marina
    850-687-1990, The locally owned & operated Just Sailing provides private sailing charters and lessons. more info

  • Sail Away
    404 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-376-4757, Take a load off from everyday life and sail away with Sail Away. more info

  • Sailing South Watersports
    600 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-7245, Has provided sailing charters, nautical education, and other watersport activities to Destin, Florida's Emerald Coast for more than 30 years. Pontoon boat, jet ski,... more info

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

  • Destin Snorkel
    66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-269-2329, Two stop snorkeling tours, SNUBA adventures, shelling-dolphin tours, sunset-dolphin tours, fireworks cruises, charter fishing, and private tours are offered by the... more info

  • Emerald Coast Scuba
    503 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-0955, Enjoy great diving that is clean and fast with this dive company where you can earn a PADI certification in four days. Dive with five of your friends or family and,... more info  map

  • Flipper's Adventures
    500 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    Destin Harbor
    850-837-0113, Offers snorkeling, dolphin tours, firework cruises, and sunset cruises. more info

  • ScubaTech
    301 Harbor Boulevard (Highway 98 East), Destin, FL 32540
    850-837-2822, Located about a ½-mile east of the Destin Bridge, ScubaTech offers scuba diving opportunities, normally from March through late November. Classes and snorkeling are... more info

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Discount Watersports
    316 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-654-0099, Pontoon boat and waverunner rentals, dolphin tours, parasailing, and glass bottom boat tours. more info

  • Dockside Watersports & Parasailing
    390 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    850-428-3313, Located about a ½-mile east of the Destin Bridge, Dockside Watersports offers parasailing, pontoon boat, fishing boat and jet ski rentals, and wildlife and dolphin... more info  map

  • Just Chute Me! Parasail
    500 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
    Destin Harbor
    850-650-4630, Open daily, weather permitting, from 8:00 a.m. until sunset, mid-February through October. more info  map

  • Perdido Key Parasail
    1740 Scenic Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541
    Located behind the Back Porch Restaurant
    850-650-7433, Offers parasailing in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Destin, Florida, and Roatan Island, Honduras. Water banana boat rides, jet-ski and wave runner rentals, and sailboat rides... more info

  • Sunshine Watersports
    500 Harbor Boulevard (Highway 98), Destin, FL 32541
    850-837-2299, Waverunner dolphin tours, sailboat lessons, and pontoon boat, paddleboard, kayak, sailboat and jet ski rentals. more info


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