Find hotels in Destin and see what this beautiful resort can offer for active leisure. Here we'll tell you about some of them.
KayakingIf you're a fan of kayaking, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy your favorite leisure in Destin. You will find kayak rent services on the beaches with the prices varying around $15-20 for one- or two-person kayaks per hour. There are no age restrictions on kayaking but the paddler must be able to operate the boat in water.
ParasailingYou can also find parasailing services on the beaches of Destin, which offer thrilling rides for up to three persons per boat. That means you can share the fun with your family or friends. The boat will take you out into the Gulf of Mexico where the view on the Emerald Coast is really unimaginable. Parasailing usually costs around $50 per person for a ride.
Jet-SkisJets-Skis, Wave Runners or more officially Personal Watercraft can be rented in numerous locations of Destin Harbor. The laws of Florida require the person renting a Personal Watercraft to be at least 18 years old, and at least 14 to operate the vehicle. Although, many services have their individual regulations regarding rent, operations and training.
CatamaransCatamaran sailboats are more complicated to operate but much more fun and exciting to ride. That's why most vendors you will find in Destin Harbor provide and operator together with the sailboat, unless you can prove that you are agile and experienced enough to operate a catamaran on your own. Catamarans are generally faster than the ordinary single-hull sailboats but require more skills from the operator because they tend to heel and lean over in strong wind. If you are an adrenaline junkie, there's no better way to pump your heart faster. And the Emerald Coast waters will give you an incredible surrounding for your ride.
Motor BoatsYou can also find a large variety of motor boats in the Destin Harbors. It is a great way to explore the surrounding areas and inland waters of the Emerald Coast and generally have a great time on water. Motor boat vendors have individual regulations regarding the age of operators so be sure to check with the services before renting a boat.