Activities and Attractions

Dolphin Express Boat Tour

This is Holiday Beach Rentals recommended Boat Tour!! Dolphin Express is an interactive tour that is fun for all ages. A narrated tour that will teach you fun facts about dolphins, birds and some history of the bay. While on board, you will also get to bring out your inner child with hula hoop contests, water cannon fights and line dancing with the crew and other guests. Be ready for the wind in your face and an exciting ride during the fast cruises out the pass and along the beaches. Call Dolphin Express today and book your adventure with the dolphins! Call them today, and schedule your reservation!! Tell them Holiday Beach Rentals sent you!!!
Location: 5325 North Lagoon Drive pcb 32408
Phone: (850) 235-8051

Aquatic Adventures

Aquatic Adventures is your one-stop location for visitors of all ages to experience a wonderful adventure on the emerald-coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether it’s jet ski rentals, dolphin tours or fishing trips, we have something for everyone in Panama City Beach.
Location: Lighthouse Marina 5325 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone: (850) 235-8051

Parasailing Panama City Beach

Go parasailing and get a bird’s eye view of the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches. The most exciting way to see Panama City Beach. Imagine yourself soaring high above the Gulf of Mexico, taking in the beauty of the beach, the water, and the sky or keep yourself a bit closer to the ground with one of our family friendly Banana Boat rides instead!
Location: 5711 N lagoon Dr Panama City Beach FL 32408
Phone: (850) 249-7245

St. Andrews State Park

Well-known for its sugar white sands and emerald green waters, this former military reservation has over one-and-a-half miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and canoeing. Two fishing piers, a jetty, and a boat ramp provide ample fishing opportunities for anglers. Two nature trails wind through a rich diversity of coastal plant communities - a splendid opportunity for bird-watching. Those wanting to relax can sunbathe on the beach or enjoy a leisurely lunch under the shade of a picnic pavilion. Full-facility campsites, as well as primitive youth group camping, make this park a popular overnight destination. A concession offers snacks, souvenirs, and fishing amenities. Shell Island Boat Tours are available during the spring and summer.

Ripley`s Believe It or Not

After over 90 years of searching and collecting exotic artifacts and unbelievable stories Ripley`s has come to understand that "B.I.O.N.s" (Believe It or Nots!) can be found anywhere and anytime, but you have to be continually looking - including any village, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse... To this day, we continue to search for and curate exotic artifacts, unconventional artwork, animal oddities, extreme human beings, ancient and modern day relics and unbelievable stories among other things.

Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center is located in downtown Panama City and is viewed as “the anchor” of the revitalization of downtown Panama City as well as one of the major cultural organizations with one hundred miles of the Bay County area, serving a seven county region. The museum has over 2,000 square feet of gallery space to showcase its own substantial art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions from around the nation and abroad. The Visual Arts Center, which draws thousands of visitors to the area, enhances the image of Panama City and therefore is vital to the long-term success of the city, its commerce and its beaches. Panama City is recognized as one of America`s 100 Best Small Art Towns and the Visual Arts Center has a unique responsibility to the community to maintain its status as a cultural arts leader in Northwest Florida. With the help of a dedicated staff and volunteers, we strive to meet this goal each year. The VAC is fast becoming a must-see destination for tourists around the southeast. We provide family oriented exhibits, events and venues as well as some of the finest cultural activities this city has to offer. We strive to leave a remarkable impression on everyone that visits.

Pier Park

Located in the heart of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Among the 124 stores, Pier Park features Target, Forever 21, Dillards, JCPenneys and Marshalls. Our outdoor property boasts many dining and entertainment options: A movie at the Grand IMAX Theater… dinner, drinks, and dueling pianos at Rum Runners Tropical Grill…or live music at Tootsies. Pier Park serves the surrounding Panama City Beach, Panama City and 30A communities, and has stores ranging from jewelry to women’s clothing to home décor. Pier Park is a premier shopping destination to locals and visitors alike.
Phone: (850) 236-9979

Shipwreck Island Waterpark

The tropical theme waterpark is filled with attractions and food and beverage outlets to bring smiles to every member of your family. The twenty-acre park features lush landscaping, a professionally trained aquatics staff, and is one of the most hospitable attractions in all of North Florida. Shipwreck Island has been entertaining families for twenty-five years on Panama City Beach. Don’t settle for a sprinkle, come make a big splash at Shipwreck Island Waterpark. See you soon!
Location: 12201 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Toll Free: 1-800-538-7395

Hombre Golf Club

Hombre Golf Club in Panama City Beach Florida is a 27 hole championship golf course located just minutes from the beach.The Hombre`s four sets of tees allow golfers to choose the level of difficulty that best fits their game and handicap. On the original 18 holes the course plays from 5,400 yards (senior tees) to 6,836 yards (championship tees) for the men while the ladies layout is a challenging 4,901 yards.
Location: 120 Coyote Pass, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: (850) 234-3673


When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Step inside the inversion tunnel and be turned right side up to begin your journey. Once you are properly aligned for your adventure, family fun awaits with more than 100 hands on exhibits. Make one of Panama City Beach’s top attractions a stop on your Things to Do list when visiting!
Location: 9910 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: (850) 249-7000

Gulf World Marine Park

Tropical gardens plus shark feedings, dolphin encounters & sea lion, parrot & dolphin shows. Explore fascinating exhibits showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, alligators, sea turtles, iguana and more.
Phone: (850) 234-5271

Panama City Airboat Tours

Northwest Florida`s Ultimate Attraction! Experience the marshlands as you have never seen before. Take Panama City Beach`s Ultimate "Eco" Tour and experience a true taste of Florida. These amazing boats can tour the backwater creeks or slide through the marshes in just inches of water, where no other boats dare to go, and then thrill you with 360 degree spins all while searching for Alligators, Dolphins, Herons, & Birds of Prey! Whether it is stopping at Crab Beach, or staying out after dark to "Shine" for Gators each tour is unique. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Phone: (850) 234-1532

Zoo World

Open to the public daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day. ZooWorld is home to over 260 animals including exotic and endangered species. ZooWorld offers everyone the opportunity to view many animals up close in a lush tropical setting. Educational opportunities for the whole family are provided by our informational signs and animal shows. Experience ZooWorld where "fun is never endangered".
Phone: (850) 230-1243

Miracle Strip Amusement Park

Miracle Strip is an amusement park that offers a fun time for the entire family. Our motto is: Cool Rides, Great Food...Big Fun! Come ride rides recovered from the old Miracle Strip Amusement Park and refurbished to their former glory. Good family fun from yesteryear. Located on the east side of Pier Park off of Powell Adams Rd. Admission is Free... You only pay if you wanna play!
Phone: (850) 230-5200

Panhandle Helicopter Tours

Panhandle Helicopter provides air tours from Panama City Beach, Florida. Tours vary depending on the amount of time you’d like to spend in the air viewing “the world’s most beautiful beaches” from the best seat on the beach. Safety is our number one concern; our staff is highly trained and all aircraft are maintained according to the highest FAA standards. Our pilots are commercially rated and their only goal besides your safety is to leave you with a smile on your face.
Phone: (850) 230-2080

PCB Slingshot

Mini amusement park with go-karts, a vertical human catapult & a machine simulating rocket force. We have Rides to Thrill all ages in our Friendly Clean Fun Park. Our Rides will keep your heart pumping almost as fast as the Go-Karts. The Slingshot @ Indy Speedway has been on Thomas Drive for over 11 seasons. “Get In – Sit Down – Shut Up – and Hang On” The slingshot machine does not utilize rubber ropes or bungee cords but is powered by a patented spring propulsion device incorporating up to 720 specially designed springs, for a Thrilling 100 Mph flight. We have the Fastest Go-Karts on the beach! Our Race track offers great racing fun for all ages. We also have 2 seat karts for the little ones to ride along with Mom or Dad. Your heart will be pumping as you fly thru the turns.
Phone: (850) 234-1121

Holiday Golf Club

Holiday Golf Club welcomes you to the "Best Greens on the Beach." We have renovated all our greens and select tee boxes providing you with more length and faster, more consistent greens. Holiday is very pleased to be presenting you with the latest in turf grass production, TifEagle Turf. Renovations were completed July 19, 2014. Holiday Golf Club boasts an 18-Hole Championship Course and a 9-Hole Lighted Par 3 Course. Holiday also has an extensive practice area with an illuminated range, practice chipping green, and large putting green. The Clubhouse offers a full pro shop, restaurant, and lounge.
Phone: (850) 234-1800

Club la Vela

Club La Vela is not only the largest nightclub in the USA, it is also one of the trendiest and most respected nightclubs in the world. As such, Club La Vela has to continuously reinvent itself to stay on the cutting edge of entertainment and club life. By doing so Club La Vela adds new theme rooms on a yearly basis to its already huge arsenal of on site clubs all of which are located under one roof! Each theme room has its own atmosphere, ambiance, feel, and audience. 11 theme rooms, 48 bar stations, 6000+capacity. Concerts, themed parties, teen nights and the best nightclub around, Club La Vela has it all.
Phone: (850) 235-1061


Spinnaker Beach Club is a family friendly restaurant and beach club during the day, and a high energy nightclub on weekend nights and through the month of March for Spring Break! Enjoy live music during the summer sunsets on the waterfall deck, then dance till your heart’s content in the nightclub late into the night. Next door to Club la Vela.
Phone: (850) 234-7892