14 Bizarre Activities which will leave you speechless while vacationing along the Emerald Coast!

Helicopter Ride Along the Coast

1. Beach Helicopter Tours

34859 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin , FL 32541, 850-269-7717

Get an amazing view of Destin from the skies!

2. Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park

1007 US Highway 98, Destin , FL 32541, 850-837-8319

It’s hard to say who loves this oversized water park more – kids or adults. Big Kahuna’s offers more than 40 exciting water attractions, three tropical mini golf courses, two wild and fast go-kart tracks and two adrenaline-pumping rides. You’ll have a blast.

3. Boogies Water Sports

13 Harbor Blvd., Destin , FL 32541, 850-654-4497

Take to the seas on your own with rentals of jet skis or pontoon boat with Boogies. Or if you need a little higher adventure book a parasailing ride. For a relaxing trip come aboard a glass bottom boat to see underneath without getting wet. A multitude of adventures in one spot.

4. Buccaneer Pirate Cruise

100 Harbor Blvd., Destin , FL 32541, 850-269-0896

Take to the seas aboard The Buccaneer! This Interactive Pirate Ship Cruises-Day & Evening on a journey to discover the hidden treasure! Entertainment and excitement for young and young at heart.

5. Emerald Coast Science Center

31 Memorial Parkway, Fort Walton Beach , FL 32548, 850-664-1261
Fly and land a model airplane in a wind tunnel. Play with a laser spirograph or a Van de Graaff generator (the thing that makes your hair stand up on end). Come face-to-face with tarantulas and millipedes. Who says science can’t be fun? This unique museum for children and families feature more than 250 interactive exhibits.

6. Fly The Beach

Crab Island, Destin , FL 32541, 850-290-2261

Schedule the most fun introductory flight you can get for 20 minutes!  The pilot will even let you take your turn trying to fly the plane!  You can come alone, or bring everyone in your group along with you so everyone can take a turn to fly.

7. Gator Beach

20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, 850-837-4781

Discover “Gator Beach”, a fun family adventure. Stroll through a free educational wildlife exhibit that includes an artificial wetland pond housing 100 live alligators. Feed the gators and hold one of these magnificent creatures in your hands. See a rare living yellow alligator. Gator beach is located inside Fudpucker’s Restaurant.

8. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Ft. Walton Beach 32548, 850-243-9046

Come snorkel with stingrays and sharks, feed penguins and watch otters play at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Featuring dolphin and sea lion shows, the marine park is also home to seals, turtles, alligators, harbor seals and more. Become a VIP trainer and work side-by-side with the staff to learn what it takes to train and care for marine mammals. Don’t leave without getting a kiss from a harbor seal.

9. Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier

1030 Miracle Strip Pkwy E, Ft. Walton Beach, 850-244-1023

The fishing pier goes a quarter mile into the Gulf. Catch mackerel, tuna, tarpon, pompano and other species. This is the perfect spot for both serious and first-time anglers. Bait, tackle and rentals available.

10. Southern Star Dolphin Cruises

100 Harbor Blvd, Suite A, Destin , FL 32541, 850-837-7741

Come aboard the Destin’s Original Dolphin and Sunset Cruise to enjoy pristine waters, up close viewing of dolphins, seabirds and variety of marine life.

11. The Track Family Recreation Center

1125 Hwy 98 E, Destin, 850-654-4668

This family recreation center is home to the Wild Woody, a three-tiered go-kart/roller coaster hybrid. Get in the swing of things at Surfin’ Safari, a mini golf course where you’ll encounter exotic jungle animals and beautiful waterfalls. Soak mom on the Blaster Boats. Crash into dad on the bumper cars. Take a 75-foot plunge from our bungee jumping tower. Experience the thrill of skydiving on the SkyFlyer. Visit Kids Country, where you’ll find a train, carousel and two smaller go-kart tracks.

12. Ultimate 7D Interactive Movie Theatre

34 Harbor Blvd Ste 246 HarborWalk Village, Destin , FL 32541, 850-837-7007

Experience the thrill of a roller coaster and excitement of interactive shooting gallery-all without leaving your seat in a state of the art digital theater with newest technology.

13. Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill

4100 Legendary Drive, Destin , FL 32541, 850-269-6100

Bowl in the ocean!  Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill has 16 full lanes of bowling that offer a unique underwater ocean experience!  Custom bowling balls that bear the likeness of octopus, mermaids, camouflage and more!  “Dock” wooden lanes feature underwater scenery of sea turtles, sharks, stingrays and other saltwater species!  Hand painted murals and fish hanging from the ceiling bring everything together for a deep sea dive like no other.  You have to see it to believe it!

14. Zipline & Free Fall at World Class Amusements

HarborWalk Village, Destin , FL 32541, 850-543-4291

Zip-line ride offers you an unforgettable, high-adventure experience while taking in breathtaking views of white sand beaches and emerald waters along the Destin Harbor.

Free Fall will add an additional adrenaline-pumping experience by falling 90’ and landing softly on a bulls-eye platform while crowds cheer you on.

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