So, you’ve finally arrived at your spring break destination! Now that you’re all checked in to your condo; it’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy your vacation! Once the sandcastles have been built, the waves body-surfed, and the sunsets watched, you might find the kiddos seeking out some additional entertainment. No worries! You’ve come to one of the happiest places on Earth! There’s a ton of family friendly activities in Fort Walton Beach all over our area. If you’re seeking a break from the sun and sand, we have the adventures you want!
The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park offers a ton of opportunities to interact with marine animals. You can have breakfast with the dolphins, snorkel with stingrays, or even take center stage joining the mammal trainers during a dolphin show segment. A favorite local hotspot for a day with the kids, you’re sure to make memories of a lifetime!
Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone and Dino Island offers over 17,000 square feet of air-conditioned indoor activities, while also bragging of a Dinosaur themed mini-golf course, a 60-foot tree-top ropes course, a reverse bungee trampoline, battle boats, and a spinning roller coaster! When it’s time to head indoors and get off your feet for a while, head over to the 4D movie theater. The 4D theater offers a combination of a 3D movie with motion and special effects, enabling you to feel like you’re a part of the action. If you find yourself getting hungry after all that hard play, there’s a pizza factory and a frozen yogurt parlor to grab some lunch.
If you find yourself rained out and seeking an indoor activity, head East to Panama City where you’ll find a day full of adventures at Wonderworks. More than 100 hands-on activities await to delight and surprise you. From Space Discovery to the Imagination Lab, you’ll find yourself just as entertained as the kiddos. For some fun-filled action, be sure to play a round of laser tag and see who’s the bravest on the Indoor Ropes Challenge.
When you’re ready to get back out into the sunshine, check out all the activities you’ll find at Xtreme H20. From parasailing to jet ski and pontoon boat rentals, you’re sure to find a day full of fun in the sun. You can even go on a dolphin tour on a Waverunner! Talk about getting up close and personal with the locals!
For some waterpark fun, drop by Big Kahuna’s. You can relax on the Lazy River or lounge around in the wave pool. When you’re ready for something a bit more adventurous, head over to the Honolulu Half Pipe or Monkey River. You can rent Cabanas to offer your crew a good meeting place and provide a break from the sun. Each cabana offers a private area complete with seating, lockers, and your own server to take and deliver any food or drink orders. You won’t have to give a second thought to closing out your tab until you and your crew are leaving for the day. You simply stop by Guest Services on your way out and settle your account.
Take to the skies for some adventure from up above! Book a helicopter tour offering you 10-45 miles of magnificent views of our beaches and the Gulf of Mexico. With an unobstructed view of the Emerald Shores, you’re certain to see schools of fish and plenty of beach-goers enjoying our crystal-clear water and sugar sands. Your family will never forget the excitement of being in a helicopter over Okaloosa Island!
How about the adventure of a lifetime aboard a pirate ship? Head over to HarborWalk Village and book yourselves a day of play on the Buccaneer, a 100-foot pirate ship. You’ll find yourselves submerged in water gun battles, sword fights, singing, dancing, storytelling, and treasure hunts. Your little scallywags and buccaneers will be sure to remember this experience for many years to come!
There are tons of other activities to find along our beautiful island. Bowling, mini-golf, and some pretty amazing aviation museums are just a few ideas in addition to those listed above. We hope you have a wonderful time during your stay with us! Happy Spring Breakin’!