From parasailing and jet ski rentals to paddle boards and scuba diving, the Emerald Coast is home to the best watersports. Below are quality companies providing an array of watersport rentals and charters.
Destin Watersports and Rentals
Blue Crab Watersports | 850-218-5504
Blue Crab Watersports provides quality service with a firm emphasis on family and fun. They offer rentals on pontoon boats, party barges, jet skis, wave runners, single kayaks, double kayaks and Bote stand up paddle boards.
Gilligan’s Watersports | 850-650-9000
Gilligan’s Watersports has been in business in Destin since 1990. They offer the finest in watersport activities such as parasailing, wave runner rentals, pontoon boat rentals and dolphin tours on waverunners. Gilligan’s has a 100% safety record and guides and captains are will answer any questions with experience.
Harbor Watersports | 850-650-0390
Harbor Watersports will take you on a journey exploring the magnificent and beautiful waters along the coastline of Destin Florida. Parasail above the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Cruise on Jet Skis through the historic Destin Harbor, Crab Island and the Choctawhatchee Bay. Take a guided wave runner tour and witness the wonderful world of our local dolphins in their natural settings. Leisurely explore the tranquil coastal waters on a sightseeing voyage on board one of their pontoon boats.
Power Up Watersports | 850-461-1034
Power Up’s biggest attraction, FlyBoard, is brand new to the Emerald Coast. FlyBoard is a water powered jet-board that combines the propulsion of a jet ski with the thrill of a hovercraft. This new and exciting attraction allows you to fly through the air like Iron Man while having the time of your life! They also offer rentals for pontoon boats, wave runners, aqua trikes, kayaks and paddle boards.
Miramar Beach Watersports and Rentals
La Dolce Vita | 850-650-0289
La Dolce Vita is a premier beach service and watersport company providing professional, courteous, and friendly service from a team of local beach attendants. Their equipment is the highest quality in the industry and is lovingly serviced and cared for. LDV offers rentals for wave runners, jet skis, kayaks, paddle boards, pontoon boats, water parks, stand up paddle boards, sail boats, banana boat rides and more in Seascape, Frangista Beach and Sandestin.
Sky Pirates | 850-837-5797
Sky Pirates provides parasailing at Sandestin for adults and kids ages six and up. Flights last about 15 minutes and are the longest on the Gulf Coast. Sky Pirates features a new, state-of-the-art Centurion parasail boat.
Yolo Board | 850-424-6852
The 11,000 sq.ft YOLO board store sells YOLO Boards, EJ paddles, Dakine, GoPro, Garmin, Kialoa, Futures Fins, FCS, Kahuna Creations, Waterman’s Sunscreen and more. Featuring a full line of apparel and accessories from Hinano, Prana, Ocean Minded, Rainbow Sandals, TASC, Victory, and Season 5 and Xcel wetsuits. Located at 11610 US Hwy 98 W, Miramar Beach, FL 32550.
Scenic 30A Watersports and Rentals
Meyer Boarding Company – Seacrest Beach | 850-830-1893
Meyer is located at Peddlers Pavilion shopping center between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach. It is a one stop shop for skate, skim, surf, stand up paddle boards for rent and sale. They apply your rental rate towards the purchase of a board. They offer paddle boards, skate boards, skim boards and surf boards.
Rent Gear Here | 888-750-7606
Rent Gear Here is an online rental service where you can search o bike rentals, beach rentals, baby rentals, and other rentals to reserve exactly the vacation gear you will need to make your vacation perfect. They staff will deliver, for free, all of your vacation gear when you arrive and then pick it up the day you leave. Rent Gear Here serves all of 30A.
Sunny Days Beach Sports – Blue Mountain Beach | 850-865-4002
Sunny Days offers water sport rentals of stand up paddle boards and kayaks in addition to bicycles for the entire family.
Tygar Jons Beach Rentals – Dune Allen | 850-231-4247
Tygar Jons offers pontoon boats, paddle boats, kayaking equipment and YOLO boards. There is no better way to spend quality family time at the beach than by cruising the local coast in one of the boats that Tygar Jon’s Beach Rentals offers. They also rent street legal golf carts and bicycles.
Yellowfin Ocean Sports – Seagrove | 850-231-9024
Yellowfin Ocean Sports Seagrove headquarters offers kayak and and stand up paddle board rentals, as well as fishing charters and bicycle rentals. Other Yellowfin locations are in WaterColor and Grayton Beach.
Panama City Beach Watersports and Rentals
Adventures at Sea – Front Beach Road | 850-235-0009
Adventures at Sea offers jet ski rentals, parasailing and banana boat rides throughout Panama City Beach at various resorts and condominiums.
Dive Locker – Thomas Drive | 850-230-8006
Dive Locker offers inshore and offshore suba diving charters. Their two boats, Fintastic and Narcosis, are Coast Guard certified and have full accommodations for 20 divers, all of their gear, hot water showers, a marine head, tank racks for any size tank, camera tables and fresh water wash down for your gear. Their huge dive platforms and oversize ladders makes getting into and out of the water from these boats easy.
Divers Den – Thomas Drive | 850-234-8717
Diver’s Den offers daily dive charters, snorkeling excursions and dolphin tours. Their Delta Dive Boat can accommodate up to 13 divers. The boat captain is US Coast Guard certified and a PADI Dive Instructor. Custom spearfishing trips and dive trips are available upon request. Enjoy drinks, fruit and other snacks provided during your boat trips.
Easy E Watersports – Front Beach Road | 850-866-7140
With three locations on Front Beach Road, Easy E Watersports make it easy for you to enjoy your time at the beach. Easy E offers jet ski rentals, whale float rides, dolphin tours and stand up paddle board rentals.
Flyboard PCB | 850-348-9891
Riding the flyboard is like no other experience where aquaman meets ironman. This allows propulsion through the water and in the air. Locations for daily flyboarding will vary daily and weather conditions permitting. Please call ahead for locations in the Panama City Beach area.
Grand Lagoon Watersports – Bay Point | 850-238-2910
Grand Lagoon Watersports offers a wide range of trips to fit everyone’s needs, from boat rentals to private charters including pontoon boat rentals, wave runner tours, jet ski rentals, dolphin tours, flat boats, banana boat rides, kayak rentals and deep sea fishing charters.
Sunshine Water Sports – Thomas Drive | 850-960-4177
Sunshine Water Sports offers Shell Island Tours, dolphin viewing, parasailing, banana boat rides, jet ski rentals and pontoon boat rentals from their Thomas Drive location.