Welcome to Destin

Deep-sea fishing is an entrenched part of the area's tradition, with an offshore shelf dropping to depths of 100ft about 10 miles off Destin's east pass. Locals call their town the 'world's luckiest fishing village' – not that it looks much like a village anymore.

Top experiences in Destin

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Destin activities

$28.90 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Gulf of Mexico Dolphin Cruise

Your cruise begins at Destin Harbor, where you'll hop aboard your sea vessel operated by a captain and crew.Listen to live commentary as you travel through the harbor, East Pass, and into the gulf, spotting dolphins in their native habitat. While you learn about Destin's history and culture, admire views of the scenic shoreline of the Emerald Coast. You can also head to the onboard concession stand to purchase light snacks or beverages, if you wish (own expense).

$32 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Destin Dolphin Watching Cruise in the Gulf of Mexico

Ride through the gorgeous waters of the world famous Destin Harbor. Sail through East Pass and enter the Gulf of Mexico, admiring the stunning views as you go. Along the way, be on the lookout for sea life. Search for friendly dolphins, giant sharks, gliding sting rays, and loggerhead turtles. Circle Crab Island and get the chance to get close to amazing creatures of the sea.Sail back to the Destin Harbor and dock after a thrilling cruise.

$31.74 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Maximum Magic Theater Featuring Noah and Heather Wells

Don't spend another night in your condo with nothing to do; Come out to Okaloosa Island Theater for some family fun! This amazing Maximum Magic show will feature grand illusions, comedy, mentalism and audience participation. This action packed 60 minute show is headlined by two-time Merlin award winner Noah Wells and his assistant Heather. Enjoy an evening of wonder and amazement as Noah and Heather provide thrills and excitement that will have you asking yourself, "how did he do that?".  A fun way to spend an evening in Destin! The show will be 60 minutes long with at 15 minute intermission.

$95 Water Sports

Destin Flyboard Rental

From beginners to advanced riders the instructors will provide detailed recommendations on how to ride smoother, fly higher, and dive deeper through the water.  This adrenaline pumping ride flies directly in front of harbor beach and provides a great view to those looking on. Come give flyboarding a try and see how high you can go and whether you can dive like a dolphin or even master a maneuver like the cork screw or tornado like the pro's.  Departure location is in the heart of Destin Harbor with easy access by car or boat.  Be sure to contact the shop once your reservation is booked to set up a time on your selected day.

$45 Tours & Sightseeing

One Hour Destin Segway Tour

Gliding through Destin in the afternoon is one of the most relaxing adventures one can experience, and this tour does exactly that.  With scheduled stops at nearby Clement Taylor Park, picture perfect views of Crab Island in the distance, The Destin History and Fishing Museum, and the original site of Destin proper you'll get a full history of how this remarkable city came to be.  Though you will be gliding most of the time, the tour takes plenty of stops as needed to make sure you can capture photos to remember the experience including The Harborwalk Village overlooking the Destin Harbor which is guaranteed to be a lasting memory.

$32 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sunset Dolphin Cruise with Fireworks

Meet your guide at the Screaming Eagle Sports Kiosk, located at 314 Harbor Boulevard. Follow your professional guide onto the boat, and then anchors away for a water adventure on this 2-hour cruise. Sail through the world famous Destin Harbor, cutting through the beautiful turquoise water. On your way into the Gulf of Mexico, search the water for an incredible chance to spot dolphins swimming near you. Keep a lookout for possible sharks, sting, rays, and loggerhead turtles. After venturing into the Gulf of Mexico, sail back and get ready to watch a fireworks display. Admire the spectacle from the amazing vantage point of the water.Enjoy this fun combination of sailing, dolphins, and fireworks on this exciting cruise.