Top Guest Activities

Enjoy Gulf Seafood
Nothing beats dining al fresco. Enjoy Gulf fresh seafood right off the boat at one of our award-winning restaurants. Known as the “Seafood Capital of the South,” Panama City Beach offers an array of dining options to please all palates...
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Exploring Shell Island at St. Andrews State Park
One of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in Florida, St. Andrews State Park is characterized by rolling, white sand dunes separated by low swales of pinewoods and marshes. The 1,260-acre area has more than 1.5 miles of beach on the...
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Explore the Waters of the Gulf of Mexico
Sailing, windsurfing, leisure boating, parasailing and Jet Skiing are all popular ways to explore the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors may also hop aboard tour boats for dolphin sighting excursions and snorkeling. Take your guests and family...
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Gulf World Marine Park
Visit Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City Beach! Open daily rain or shine. Live the experience of a lifetime by swimming with dolphins! Interact with stingrays, sea lions and Rough-toothed Dolphins! Experience great family fun featuring...
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Shipwreck Island Waterpark
Shipwreck Island Waterpark has three million gallons of water that you can slide down, splash under, swim in, float down, raft through, or just relax in! Come enjoy our tropical setting! Here's a listing of attractions in Shipwreck, so...
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Play a Round of Golf
For landlubbers, Panama City Beach features five 18-hole championship golf courses. The destination’s golf is world-class, thanks to temperate weather, stunning landscapes, challenging holes and more.
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Drop a Line in the Water
Visitors can head out on a charter, guide, or headboat on the Gulf of Mexico or cast a line off the pier in St. Andrews State Park, the 1,500-foot newly renovated Russell-Fields Pier (also referred to as City Pier) or its twin, M.B. Miller...
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Diving
Known as the “Wreck Capital of the South,” Panama City Beach provides the greatest variety of dive sites of any area. The crystal clarity of the Gulf also ensures high visibility to view sea turtles, giant Manta Rays, puffer fish, sand...
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Butterfly Pavilion
A new addition for kids and young at heart is the new Butterfly Pavilion at Pier Park, a 2,500-square-foot pavilion featuring more than 400 fluttering butterflies in a colorful, flower-filled habitat. All of the butterflies are native to...
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Conservation Park
The Conservation Park integrates two fundamental principles which remain a continuing focus for local government and community. The desire to protect and balance our natural resources while providing outdoor recreational opportunities is...
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Seabreeze Winery
A homegrown local business, The SeaBreeze winery was started with a quarter-acre of muscadine grapes, a wine kit and a membership with the Florida Grape Growers Association in 1996. Seven years and 100 acres later, the SeaBreeze Winery soon...
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