When we say "great outdoors," we mean great.

Good Morning America named this area one of the "Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in America," but there's more to do in Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island than check out the scenery. Whether you want to golf, fish, go boating, enjoy water sports, bird watch in the park with other ecotourists, go geocaching, or just build a sand castle with the kids, you'll find what you're looking for here.

Diving & Snorkeling

The 100-Fathom Curve draws nearer to Destin than to any other spot on the Gulf Coast, making the area among the top five destinations in the world for shelling. The deep water here also attracts one of the widest arrays of marine life in Florida. Come explore artificial reefs, wrecks and a limestone shelf at depths of up to 90 feet. Many local dive shops offer lessons, certification classes and a variety of excursion itineraries.

Blue Water Escape Charters

104 Miracle Strip parkway SW Ft. Walton Beach , FL 850-218-4517

Offering dive and snorkel trips to small groups and families. Trips are limited to 6 divers, making Blue Water Escape Charters the perfect choice for small groups looking for the private experience.

Destin Snorkel

66 Harbor Blvd Destin , FL 32541 850-269-2329

Destin Snorkel, we offer may tours to choose from, snorkeling, Snuba dives and our 2- hours shelling/dolphin tour.  

Discovery Dive World

92 S John Sims Pkwy Valparaiso 32580

We are a full-service scuba and snorkeling dive center. Charter a trip and find out why we are the choice of people who know diving. We are here to ensure that you have the dive trip you have always dreamed of.

Emerald Coast Scuba

503 B Harbor Blvd Destin 850-837-0955

Emerald Coast Scuba has been named the "Coolest Company To Go Down Under With" by On the Coast Magazine. They offer swimming lessons, PADI scuba training, snorkel and dive charters to an award-winning dive shop.

Flippers Snorkel Adventure Destin

500 Harbor Blvd Destin , FL 35421 (850) 837-0113

Snorkeling can be learned by nearly everyone! We welcome non-swimmers, first timers and the experienced because everybody should get in the water and experience Destin's Emerald Green waters.

Pelican Adventures

314 Harbor Blvd Destin 850-650-3825

Come snorkel the beautiful emerald-green waters with an experienced, friendly crew waiting to guide you. Snorkel, feed the fish or soak up the sun's rays on the beach. Pelican Adventures offers a 2 ½ -3 hour excursion, servicing up to 30 passengers per trip. A snorkel instructor is available on and off the vessel for any questions or assistance that may be needed. The crew is first aid, CPR & AED certified.

ScubaTech Diving & Snorkeling

301 Harbor Blvd Destin 850-837-2822

ScubaTech's dive boat, The Sea Cobra, is one of the fastest and most comfortable for its size in the area. She is a 45-foot crew boat custom-designed for maximum diver safety and convenience. There are tank racks and bench seats designed for the Scuba diver's comfort, two drop-down ladders on a spacious platform, and two giant-stride entry points. The spacious passenger cabin can also be heated in the winter months.

Smile-N-Wave Sailing

404 Harbor Blvd Destin , FL 32541 850-368-5921

Take a break from the beach for the day and explore the ocean on a 31-foot sailing yacht. Each trip is private and tailored for your family or group. Choose to take a morning or day sail – soak up the sun, swim, or climb aboard for the premier trip of the day – the Smile N Wave Cruise! We leave from the Destin Harbor and voyage to the Gulf of Mexico where the curious and playful dolphins await. We offer day cruises, dolphin cruises, sunset cruises, crab island cruises, moonlight and sunset trips, and swimming, snorkeling and shelling excursions as well.