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Five Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Panama City Beach

Family vacations create a lifetime of memories and are a key component to bonding with your children! What better way to do that than at the beach in the sunshine? Panama City Beach has an abundance of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy – especially those sweet little kiddos! This blog post provides five kid-friendly things to do in Panama City Beach on your next trip here.

ShipWreck Island 

Shipwreck Island Waterpark is a great place to spend the day with family and friends. Do some rafting, ride a wave pool or just play in the water! Children will love the attractions and adults can enjoy a bit of everything at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise

The Sea Dragon offers one of those classic Panama City Beach experiences your child will never forget. Helmed by Captain ‘Fearless’ Phil and his friendly crew, this two-hour cruise is a kid’s dream come true. There’s sword fighting, swabbing the deck, firing the “Kid cannon”, reading a treasure map, finding a sunken treasure, a water gun fight, face painting, limbo and much more!

Zoo World

If your kids love animals, they won’t want to miss Zoo World. This family-friendly venue offers a unique experience full of animal experiences. From opportunities to cuddle with a lemur to feeding giraffes and alligators. With more than 200 animals on display consisting of lions and tigers, wolves, prairie dogs and monkeys, your little ones will love this smaller yet much more interactive spot on their vacation.

Airboat Adventures

If you’re looking for an adventure that gets your heart pumping, this is the perfect tour for you and the kids! You can expect to search for dolphins, bald eagles, osprey and alligators as your tour guides share facts and fun stories along the way. This is a great adventure for those little ones who love to learn about nature.


You can always end your day at the Panama City Beach SkyWheel! Our SkyWheel is the newest most exciting attraction located at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. With the SkyTrail & SkyTykes ropes course, the fun doesn’t stop as you get on board the SkyWheel observation wheel that stands nearly 200 feet above Pier Park and offers 70 degree views from a glass capsule. It is an unforgettable experience for children and adults of all ages.

If you are looking for a fun night with the family in Panama City Beach, Florida then The Skywheel is the perfect solution. Enjoy the views from the top of our observation wheel, a good game of mini golf, and a trip to our ropes course for a full day of fun. Contact us today to see how we can help you!