Best Destin Water Sports for Adventurers

couple boatingIf you have thirst for adventure, there’s nothing more thrilling than hitting the open water along the Gulf Coast. Though Destin is known as a fishing village, we can help any adventurer get their need for adrenaline with a wide array of Destin water sports available all year long.

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Experience Destin from a new point of view with parasailing. Couples can take a short boat ride before soaring above the sand, water and city. There’s no better view than the one you can enjoy while up in the sky.

Depending on water conditions, you even have the opportunity to parasail along with your sweetheart, so be sure to put this exciting and safe adventure on your next Florida itinerary.

Scuba Diving

If you’re interested in learning about what’s below the surface of the water, snorkeling and scuba diving are the Destin water sports you’ll enjoy the most. Some of the best dive sites in the Gulf Coast are along Destin’s shores. Divers can enjoy exploring rock reefs, where tropical fish weave through the corals and sponges.

There are a variety of options for couples who want to explore the Gulf, including diving lessons for novice explorers as well as lengthier trips for more experienced divers.

Jet Skiing

Although you can jet ski at nearly any waterfront location, there’s nowhere more beautiful to enjoy the thrill of a jet ski than Destin. Once you leave the dock for open water, your adventure can truly begin. Sometimes, riders even catch sight of dolphins while taking a refreshing ride.

Water sports companies provide all the safety equipment, so there’s no need to worry. All you have to do is get ready to have fun.

If you’re ready for an adventure on the water, the Henderson Park Inn bed and breakfast in Destin invites you to stay in one of our charming suites overlooking the Emerald Gulf Coast. Call our friendly and knowledgeable receptionists today at (866) 398-4432. They’ll be happy to get your Florida stay all planned, so you can enjoy your entire vacation.

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