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Water Adventures in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

With various waterways, Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida offers endless ways to embark on outdoor water adventures and is the perfect place to discover jet-skiing, kiteboarding, parasailing, surfing, snorkeling, waterskiing, paddleboarding and more.

Jet-skis make for an exhilarating ride and are easily accessible by renting by the hour or a full day. If you’re interested in action on the water, give kiteboarding a try! Kiteboarding is a combination of wakeboarding and sailing making it a fun, extreme sport. You can even take to the wind along the emerald-green water and experience the thrill of windsurfing. Another way to enjoy an exciting day on the water is by gliding on the Gulf of Mexico on a surfboard. Surfing lessons are available along the coast for all levels of experience.

Our local businesses offer lessons and rentals for those wanting to experience these watersports and more. If you’re looking for a place to find your own adventure… dive in!

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"We love to rent a pontoon boat from Island Watersports. Our little guy loves to get out on the water and you can drop anchor at the National Seashore and see fish and other marine life swimming around. It's a great way to spend a morning or afternoon."

– Beth J., Little Adventure Scout

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