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Welcome to Florida's leading destination for exciting things to do. Panama City Beach has more to offer when it comes to land and sea attractions than any other location in the state. If you're into water sports, you will be extraordinarily happy with the prospects of scuba diving, fishing, sailing, snorkeling, surfing, and parasailing. For excitement away from the sea and salt, the area offers amusement and water parks, nature parks, mini golf, championship golf courses, tennis courts, live animal exhibits and shows. So much to do and so little time, but that's all right. There is always next year or next month and not experiencing all the fun is the reason to come back time and time again.

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AAA Jet Ski Rentals & Tours - 850-541-6879 Located at the foot of the Hathaway Bridge. The only company that offers UNGUIDED JET SKI RENTALS! Explore Shell Island and see dolphins or drop anchor and snorkel remote areas of seashore! Rent one of our NEW fleet of Jet Skis for 1 to 4 hours. Want to swim with dolphins? Enjoy our two-hour partially guided tour of Shell Island with a guaranteed hour of free time. Make your reservation early as we do book up quick.
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Aadventures At Sea Parasail
850-235-0009 Thomas Drive across from Captain Anderson’s, Panama City Beach. Soar the skies for a bird’s eye view of one of the “world’s most beautiful beaches.” Offering specials, banana boat rides and parasail packages. An above-the-beach adventure at more than 21 locations on Panama City Beach. All ages welcome. Group rates available.

seascream Sea Screamer Dolphin and Sightseeing Cruises - 850-233-9107, 235-3000 Located at Grand Lagoon Area at the East End, Panama City Beach. Best Prices on the. Beach for The Best Dolphin Cruise Ever.seascreamer Kids love the critter encounter! Fun-filled 2 hour narrated sightseeing cruise around area waterways Shell Island and 10 miles alongside the beaches. A memorable family-time experience. Reservations highly suggested. Cold drinks and restrooms on board. Ask about our awesome snorkel trips and Lil’ Screamer 6 person private trips.
pirate Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise - 850-234-7400 5325 N. Lagoon Dr., Panama City Beach. Web Site: piratecruise.net. Located at the Lighthouse Marina, next to Boatyard Restaurant. The Pirate Cruise offers 2-hour sightseeing cruises and dolphin sightings near Shell Island. Kids and adults will enjoy our Daytime and Sunset trips. Purchase snacks and drinks in galley. Restrooms aboard. Ample parking. Please call for reservations.
coco Coconut Creek Mini Golf and Gran Maze - 850-234-2625 9807 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach. Open year-round. For adventure and fun for the whole family, come experience the excitement and challenge of playing Coconut Creek’s two 18-hole mini-golf courses and experience the pleasure of getting lost in the Gran Maze, a giant-size human maze about the size of a football field. Pay-One-Price admission tickets. Group discounts available. Children under age six play FREE.
trip Tripsmarter.com / Beach TV - 850-235-4176 Email: sales@tripsmarter.com.
Web Site: tripsmarter.com. America’s #1 Visitor Information TV Station brings you Local News, Events and Weather at the top of every hour, plus restaurant and nightlife reviews. Submit your own restaurant reviews and watch BEACH TV streaming live on the web at tripsmarter.com.
rip Ripey's Believe It or Not- 850-230-6113 9907 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach. Panama City Beach's newest, weirdest, and most unusual entertainment complex, all amazing & all true, as seen on television, plus a Ripley's 4-D Moving Theater is just two blocks from Florida's Emerald Coast. This unique, three-story structure is designed to look like a 1950's vintage luxury cruise liner run aground on the beach. Ripley's Moving Theater is a high tech 4-D motion-based simulation ride. Open daily year-round. Group discounts available.
zoo Zooworld Zoological & Botanical Conservatory 850-230-1243 9008, 850-230-1243 9008 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, two blocks east of Super Walmart, ZooWorld is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit educational facility offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with animals from all around the world. Let ZooWorld put you eye to eye with beautiful exotic animals. Want more, come in and play with Montana the wolf, or let our lemurs get you energized during your encounter. Still not enough? Join us for the Keeper for the Day program; get a 3 hour behind the scenes look of what it is to be a zoo keeper. You can also learn more about our animal ambassadors during our daily shows. Shows are both fun and educational. ZooWorld is a proud member of ZAA.

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Betsy Ann Riverboat
850-233-7487, 3151 W 10th ST. Panama City, www.WeLovePCB.com Enjoy the area’s only Dinner Cruise aboard one of the country’s last remaining TRUE Sternwheel Riverboat’s! Breathtaking scenery, delicious meals, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Our cruise’s are calm water, BAY tours, and very relaxing. Lunch and Dinner Cruises throughout the year, and also available for private events,
weddings / receptions, holidays and more! We can’t wait to entertain you!
Paradise Watersports
850-249-7245 (SAIL) Located at 5711 N Lagoon Drive and along the beach. Paradise Watersports Knows Parasail! Paradise Watersports is the Gulf Coasts most professional/safety oriented parasail company. With over 20 years of safe parasail operations in Florida, Paradise Watersports has proven itself as an industry leader. Located in Panama City Beach, FL; Paradise Watersports is one of the country’s most successful operations in the business. We offer various rides from 600 to 1200 ft. of line and are equipped to fly up to 3 passengers. You have seen the rest now come fly the best! All major credit cards accepted
gulfworld Gulf World Marine Park - 850-234-5271 15412 Front Beach Rd. Panama City Beach. Open year-round. Spectacular shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, tropical birds and reptiles. Ever want to get up close with marine life? Have your picture taken with one of our animal stars. You can Swim with a Dolphin, be Trainer for a Day or attend Dolphin Day Camp. Reservations are required for special programs. Special entertainment throughout the year, featuring magicians, family variety shows, and music concerts. Open 9am daily, rain or shine.
surfsup Surf's Up Studio - 850-230-9283 Web Site: surfsupstudio.com.
Specializing in Beach & Sunset Family Portraits for the entire Emerald Coast. We have been providing family portraits since 1988. Also specializing in beach weddings, fine art canvas, Christmas cards and more. Beach portraits for men, women, children, large groups, families, couples, friends and pets. Call for your appointment today.
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850-249-3547 Formally Located in St Andrews State Park. Now even more convenient at 5201 North Lagoon Dr. Panama City Beach. 1/4 mile east of Capt. Anderson’s. Offering Pontoon & Fishing Boat Rentals, Swim with Dolphin Tours, Jet Ski Rentals, Paddle Boards, Kayaks & More. Newer Boats, Better Service, Only 10 min. to Shell Island. GoFlippersGo.com.
stateprk St. Andrew State Park’s Shell Island Shuttle Service - 850-233-0504 Thomas Drive, around the corner from the Treasure Ship. Panama City Beach. Quickest boat ride to the island. Both Olympia shuttlesoffer less ride time, more beach time. Departing and returning every 30 minutes.
shell Shell Island Boat Rentals - 850-234-7245 - Panama City Beach. Open 8am- til. Take a new pontoon boat or wave runner tour to Shell Island. Watch the dolphins in the wild, fish, snorkel, swim and explore miles of beautiful beaches. Rent one of our Boston Whaler boats, straight-up boats at straight-up prices.
islandtime Island Time - 850-234-7377 Located at Treasure Island Marina, 3605 Thomas Dr., Panama City Beach. The Island Time is a fun 50-ft. sailing catamaran that offers a Snorkel & Dolphin Swim Cruise or a Sunset & Dolphin watch cruise. Find shells, sea life and dolphins while cruising the beautiful emerald waters of Panama City Beach. Boat is fully equipped with restrooms, cold drinks, snack bar, a shaded area and is great for the whole family with easy water access. Cruises run daily; call for schedule and reservations. Private charters, weddings, and group events also available.
wildthang Wld Thang Airboat Tours - 850-234-1532 Located at West Bay Landing, next to
Boon Docks Restaurant, just 5 minutes from the Beach off Hwy. 79. Take a thrilling ride on the newest edition to our airboat family. We can take up to 32 passengers aboard our two new airboats. Skim, spin, and slide across just inches of water through the marshes and creeks in search of alligators, dolphins, herons & birds of prey. Reservations suggested. Group rates available. Open year round.
helicopter Panhandle Helicopter Tours - 850-230-2080 Located at the corner of Powell Adams and Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach. Web Site: panhandlehelicopter.com. Enjoy flying over Panama City Beach viewing dolphins, sharks, stingrays, alligators and all kinds of wildlife. Sunset tours, Shell Island tours. Rides start at only $30.00 per person. No reservations necessary. All ages welcome. Aerial photography at very affordable rates.

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Tropical Garden Theatre
The Tropical Garden Theatre at Gulf World Marine Park presents its 2014 Winter Concert Series. February 1 at 7pm, Todd Herendeen performs “68 Comeback Tour to the 72 Madison Square Gardens”; February 8 at 7pm, Margo Anderson as Patsy Cline…50th Anniversary Memories; February 15 at 7pm, Go Big or Go Home Big Band performing your favorite songs from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s; February 20 at 7pm, “Illusionist Of The Year” Noah Wells Presents Maximum Magic; February 22 at 7pm, Still Surfin’ Beach Boys Tribute. Call for ticket prices. 15412 Front Beach Rd. 850-234-5271 Web Site: gulfworldmarinepark.com
aquatic Aquatic Adventures - 850-235-8051 Located at the Old Lighthouse
Marina next to Boat Yard Restaurant, and also at Lagoon Motel & Marina on North Lagoon Drive. Spacious Pontoon Boats available for full or half-day rentals. Boats are fully equipped for a great day on the water. Swim and snorkel with the dolphins, cruise around the bay, or spend the day on Shell Island. The choice is yours because you are the captain. Aquatic Adventures is your one-stop shop for all of your vacation needs.
wonderwks Wonder Works- 850-249-7000 - 9910 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach. Let your imagination run wild at Panama City Beach's only upside-down attraction. It's an amusement park for the mind-featuring more than 100 interactive exhibits for the entire family to experience. Open daily 9am to midnight.
bluedoliphin Blue Doliphin Tours- 850-234-7245 Located at Treasure Isle Marina.We offer privatetours for up to 6 persons per boat with a private certified USCG captain and tour guide for a 2 hour wildlife adventure to swim with dolphins and
explore the shallows off Shell Island for sand dollars, starfish, all kinds of shells and marine life. Your personalized adventure is for all ages, geared toward the novice or the expert. Reservations required.
Club La Vela
“The Largest Nightclub in the USA, “ with 11 theme rooms, 48 bar stations, and a 6,000+ capacity. Concerts, themed parties, teen nights and the best nightclub in PCB. Club La Vela, “Party with Thousands”.
waterplanet Water Planet - 850-238-0909 Located at the corner of Thomas Drive and North watersportsLagoon Drive. Swim with the dolphins, snorkel the sea grass beds for marine life and explore Shell Island to find shells. We are the oldest and most experienced dolphin swim facility in Panama City, specializing in facilitating the Dolphin Experience since 1995. Our tours are family oriented. Maximum of 6 passengers per boat. Group discounts for up to 18 people at a time. We work with marine biologists to offer you a fun and interesting experience. Ask for our special 4-hour educational tour. Multilingual tours available in Spanish, French and German. Programs for children with disabilities. Internships. Reservations required.
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Gulf World by Dolphin Discovery
850-234-5271 located at 15412 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach. Open daily rain or shine. Live the experience of a lifetime by Swimming with Dolphins at Gulf World! Interact with Stingrays, Sea Lions and Rough- toothed Dolphins! Experience great family fun featuring dolphins, sea lions, tropical birds and much more with daily educational shows. Explore our fascinating indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, sea turtles and many more! Reservations can be made online or by phone for interactive programs.

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Beachfront Adventures -850-588.8833 Beachfront Adventure Park. Located at 12500 Front Beach Road across from the county pier. Come test your racing skills on our brand new grand-prix style go-karts or our one of a kind can-am off road buggy adventure! Next, soar high above all the action on our 4 extreme zip line course! You can challenge yourself on our 18 rope obstacle course. We also offer our brand new “Golf Like A Pro” miniature golf course. Bring the little ones for a fun adventure in our kids park, it’s full of bungee trampolines jumps, an aqua maze, rock climb wall, choo choo train and much more! Fun for the entire family! Food and refreshments are also available at Cheesesteak Paradise, located within the park. Whether it’s fun in the sun or under the stars, our season park hours are from 11am-11pm Mon-Sat., Sun. 1pm-10pm. Hope to see you soon!


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Capt. Anderson’s Cruises
PCB Shell Island Express Ferries

Hourly Shuttles to Shell Island

850-234-3435 5550 N Lagoon Dr. Panama City Beach. Located at Capt. Anderson’s Marina. Ride the newest and fastest boat to Shell Island. We offer plenty of free parking and a short walk to the boat. Ferries depart daily every hour starting at 9:30am with the last trip at 3:30pm. Stay as long as you like, just make sure you get your final return ferry times from your Captain. Concessions and restrooms available. Private Charters available and discounts for groups of 20+.
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Capt. Anderson III
Sightseeing Boat with Sea Life Viewing Well
850-234-3435 or 800-874-2415 5550 N Lagoon Dr.
Offering three types of cruises daily; watch dolphins, seabirds, and turtles as the captain takes you on a narrated tour of Historic Grand Lagoon & beautiful
St. Andrews Bay. *The morning Seafari 2-hour Eco-Tour is for kids of all ages! Our mates drag a net and let you touch the sea creatures. *On the afternoon 3-hour Shell Island tour, explore the pristine beach and go swimming, shell collecting and sunbathing. Both tours are followed by the popular Dolphin Encounter. *In the evening we offer a relaxing Sunset Dolphin Encounter. The CAIII has a covered open-air top deck and air conditioned bottom deck with a snack bar & restrooms. Perfect for your next family outing, private charter or Birthday Party!.
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850-249-3547 Formally Located in St Andrews State Park. Now even more convenient at 5201 North Lagoon Dr. Panama City Beach. 1/4 mile east of Capt. Anderson’s. Offering Pontoon & Fishing Boat Rentals, Swim with Dolphin Tours, Jet Ski Rentals, Paddle Boards, Kayaks & More. Newer Boats, Better Service, Only 10 min. to Shell Island. GoFlippersGo.com.

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Sunshine Water Sports of PC
850-215-7046 Located at Pirate’s Cove Marina, 3901 Thomas Dr. next to Legendary Marine. We have multiple locations to serve you. 30-minute and 1-hour jet ski rentals or enjoy our 2-hour dolphin tours to Shell Island to swim with dolphins, explore Shell Island and go snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We have parasailing and banana boat rides available at our Beach location.

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The Pineapple Willy’s PIER BAR
Join us nightly where we serve up the largest selection of Fat Tuesday daiquiris in the area. Enjoy a fantastic after-hours menu then hit the dance floor with the most unique and diverse live music in the Florida Panhandle. Party with the pineapple and “Smile big. Eat big. Drink big! 9875 Thomas Drive. Web Site: pineapplewillys.com 850-235-0928
ashley Ashley Gorman Shell Island Cruises and Dolphin Watch / Sea School
850-785-4878 5701 Hwy. 98, at the foot of the Hathaway Bridge. A 3 1/2 hour, narrated educational cruise in St Andrews Bay - perfect for families. Go sightseeing watch the dolphins, get off on Shell Island, pull up a crab trap and fish trap, and feed the birds. Trip includes sandwich, chips and drink. Air-conditioned cabin. Cruises for 150 passengers. Sundeck, full bar, restrooms. Kids can steer the boat.

Dive Locker
850-230-8006 -106 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach,. If you’re ready for more fun in your life come join the Dive Locker family and become a certified Scuba Diver. Daily dive trips on two new custom Newton dive boats. Complete equipment sales, rentals and service. Dive instruction classes. Explore the underwater world with the pros. Resort scuba dive – no certification required. The only dive shop in the United States to receive BEST dive operation award listed in the 2011 Scuba Diving magazine. Please call for reservations.
Ebro Greyhound Park Poker Room
850-234-3943 - 6558 Dog Track Road, Ebro (just north of Panama City Beach), website: GoEbro.com. Intertrack wagering year ‘round on world-class
Thoroughbred racing and Florida greyhound racing. Enjoy Ebro’s famous Prime Rib during all live racing performances. Play No-Limit Texas Hold’em, “one of the world’s most popular poker games,” year ‘round, seven days a week. NW Florida’s biggest poker room features 25 tables, huge jackpots and weekly tournaments. Three card poker and other casino style games available. Join Ebro’s Poker Academy - “Learn to play like the pros” - Tuesday and Saturday at 6 p.m. Must be 18 to play.
seascreamer Snorkel Sea Screamer Trip
850-235-3000, 850-233-9107. - Located at Grand Lagoon Area at the East End. Panama City Beach. An awesome 2½ hour snorkel trip with our local captain and crew on the 73’ Twin Turbo powered Sea Screamer. Snorkel and See the local marine life and playful dolphin in the Emerald Clear waters beside Shell Island. Clean pro snorkel gear is provided. $35 plus tax for 3 yrs and up, swimmers or riders. Arrive 30+ minutes before departure. And please…Ask about our 6 person more personalized Lil’ Screamer skiff trips too.
swamp Airboat Adventures
850-230-3822, 6523 Hwy 79 PCB, www.WeLovePCB.com Absolute MUST DO vacation memory...our highly trained and exciting staff will thrill you with a high speed ride on a real Everglades style Airboat through area’s of “skinny water” and take you places no other boat would dare go. Look for alligators, dolphins, birds of prey, native vegetation and the ever elusive “Gator Frog”. Every tour features an in depth alligator demonstration and you get to actually hold an alligator for a picture. Tours sell out, so book early! Year round, weather permitting.
Pirates Island Adventure Golf
850-235-1171- 9518 Front Beach Rd.
OPEN Year Round The Emerald Coast’s ONLY Adventure Golf, providing family fun for over 25 years. Choose from two challenging 18 hole courses, while enjoying the tales and scenes from 17th century Pirate Adventures. Discount passes available for all-day, weekly, monthly and seasonal savings.
Slingshot & Indy Speedway
850-234-1121 Located directly across from Spinnakers and Club La Vela at 8762 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. . Our Rides will keep your heart pumping almost as fast as our Go-Karts. The Sling Shot will offer you a unique experience as you catapult vertically at over 100mph. Feel the force of the Vomatro, this giant 200 foot arm will spin you at speeds of more than 70 mph, putting up to 5g’s of force upon you. Do you have a need for speed? Challenge your friends on our Indy Speedway track. Open daily 10am till late.
   
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Osprey Charters, Inc.850-233-1959 Located at Bay Point Marina off Thomas Dr. Email: fishosprey@fishosprey.com. Featuring light tackle, live bait inshore fishing. Trout, redfish, mackeral, tarpon, sharks and more. 1-4 people, kids are welcome and license included. Call for rates. Fantastic Spring/Summer fishing. USCG licensed and insured.

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Fish Now
850-235-8051 Panama Citys newist fishing concept. Just get picked up beachside in front of your resort for 3 hours of the best fishing around and still be back in time to see your wife roll over and tan the otherside. Our 36’ Contender with its 3 300s will get you to the fishing hole in about 20 min. Then catch fish and spend the rest of the day with your family on the beach. EVERYBODYS HAPPY. Call or download our app “Aquatic Adventures.” - We take all major credit cards.
   
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