No longer just for adrenaline junkies, Panama City Beach water sports can be fun for solo travelers or families. Below you’ll find a list of water-themed Florida vacation activities to try during your next trip.

Pontoon Boat Rentals

Rent a pontoon boat in Panama City Beach

Photo credit: Shell Island Shuttle


Take your vacation to the next level by renting a pontoon boat in Panama City Beach. Pontoon boat rentals come in different sizes to accommodate families and groups of all sizes. Make sure to reserve your boat a few weeks prior to your scheduled arrival, they tend to book up quickly.


Book a Fishing Charter

PCB fishing charters

Photo credit: Nautical Point RV Park & Rentals


If sea fishing is your type of watersport, Panama City Beach, FL is home to some of the most experienced fishing charter captains on the Gulf’s coast. Spend the day fishing on a guided charter tour from a local and knowledgeable pro.


Try Jet Ski Rentals

Jet ski rentals

Photo credit: Flippers Tours & Rentals


Renting a jet ski might be the most popular watersports of them all. Enjoy an afternoon of riding waves and feeling the wind in your face. Waverunner rentals are a great option for exploring Panama City Beach with the family. Depending on which rental company you use, different types of jet skis will be available.


Stand-up (SUP) Paddleboard Rentals

Paddleboard rentals in Panama City Beach, FL

Photo credit: GUSU Paddlesports


One of the newest Panama City Beach watersports to choose from, renting a paddleboard is one of the easiest and most relaxing way to enjoy a day on The Gulf of Meixco. Whether you’re looking to rent a SUP by the hour or for the whole day, there’s a few local water sports companies that can help.


Go Kayaking

Kayak rentals Panama City Beach

Photo credit: BeachSide Motorsports

A family-friendly water activity, kayaking is one of the most popular choices out of all of the Panama City Beach water sports to try. Spend the day exploring Shell Island or St. Andrews Bay on your choice of a single or tandem kayak. Try any of these Florida vacation activities for an unforgettable adventure!