A Watersports Paradise

Posted by Karrie Rose on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 10:04am.

jetski_250Destin, Florida is known for fishing, but this isn't the only watersport in the area. Many types of recreation are found throughout the city from boating to snorkeling and many others in between. Some of the best places for watersports in Destin include:

Boogies Water Sports

Found at the foot of the Destin Bridge, Boogies allows you to rent pontoon boats, jet skis wave runners. Rent by the hour, half-day or overnight and enjoy plenty of great watersports within the area.

Boogies also offers parasailing including single, double and triple flights. Dolphin Excursions are available by reservation, as well.

Dolphin Cruise

Found at the HarborWalk Marina, you can enjoy a two-hour cruise through the emerald green waters as Captain Steve steers the Southern Star. They offer both sunset cruises and dolphin cruises, which provide fun for the entire family.

Inshore Angler Charters

Known as the best choice for most types of fishing, Inshore provides a charter fishing experience for bay, flat, fly-fishing and more. Explore the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay as you find the right places for the best fishing in the area.

Emerald Coast Scuba

Diver with a guide and up to six divers with the Emerald Coast Scuba Company. They are located behind Taco Bell in Destin and provide four-day PADI certifications along with sightseeing cruises.

Many other watersport companies provide rentals and tours throughout the area including:

  • Fishbones Watersports
  • Gilligan's Watersports
  • Eden State Gardens and Mansion
  • Grayton Beach State Recreation Area
  • The Glass-Bottom Boat
  • Sailing South
  • Sail Away
  • Pleasure Island Waterpark
  • And many other companies!

Beginners, advanced and everybody in between are welcome to enjoy the many tours and watersports of the area. If you're ready to learn a new watersport or participate with other, you can get involved in Destin, Florida today.


Karrie Rose
Cell: 850-543-5588
12273 US Hwy 98, Suite 204 | Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Office: 850-460-2955 | Fax: 850-807-2999

E-mail: karrie@edkirkland.com

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