Area Attractions

Shake up your vacation by looking for fun and different things to do and see! Whether you’re looking for retail therapy, learning about local and international species of animals, or checking out local artwork, Destin has an attraction for every taste!

Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park

This huge and constantly expanding water park has over 40 water attractions for sliding, splashing or just basking in the sun and, for night-time fun, miniature golf, go-kart tracks and several thrill rides. Big Kahuna's is located across the street from Pelican Beach!

Dockside Watersports

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

Luther's Pontoon, Waverunners, & Kayaks Rentals

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.

KoKoMo Snorkeling Adventures

While enjoying your stay in Destin and on the Emerald Coast, join Destin Snorkel in one of our many tours: Two Stop Snorkeling, SNUBA®, Shelling/Dolphin, Dolphin/Sunset and Fireworks tours. No other company gives you the variety of tour choices and snorkeling flexibility than Destin Snorkel.

Southern Star

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.

SunQuest Cruises

"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.

SunVenture Cruises

"We'll Take You There" Do Crab Island, Do Fireworks & Sunsets, Do Dolphins Let SunVenture Take You There. Our captain will take you there on this 49 passenger motorized catamaran. Bring your cooler, sunscreen and camera. The SunVenture I will be your home base with a restroom on-board and plenty of shade.

The Sea Blaster

Our 73 foot United States Coast Guard approved custom built boats are the Gulf’s largest speedboats and are approved to carry up to 132 passengers on one and up to 119 passengers on the other. We offer an array of fun for the entire family and feature different cruises for your enjoyment including snorkeling and dolphin cruise combination trips, afternoon beach dolphin cruises, and relaxing sunset dolphin cruises.

Banana Boat Rides

Tour Destin Harbor and Crab Island as you prepare to Ride the Banana! Wild ride or mild ride – its up to you!

Emerald Coast Scuba

Named the “Coolest Company To Go Down Under With,” Emerald Coast Scuba offers swimming lessons, PADI Scuba training, snorkel and dive charters, and an award winning dive shop.

Beach Helicopter Tours

Spend a first date or family outing enjoying an aerial view of the coast.

Fly the Beach

Experience the best introductory flight lesson around! You can even take a turn flying the plane!