Summer Fun on the Island
Family Fun on Okaloosa Island
Located just minutes west of Destin, Okaloosa Island is a popular destination for families to enjoy a beach vacation in a great location. With an array of beachfront condos, exciting activities, and a great location between Downtown Fort Walton Beach and Destin, it’s easy to see why this is such an ideal place to get away. Check out some of our favorite family-friendly activities on Okaloosa Island to enjoy while here on vacation!
- Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park –¬†The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park provides a memorable experience for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life. Get up close and personal with animal encounters, see dolphin shows, swim with seals, and more! Kids will have an educational day of fun while learning about marine life, including gators, stingrays, penguins, and turtles. The Gulfarium is also open for birthday parties and private events.
- Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone –¬†Visitors of all ages are sure to love a trip to Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone. This destination is perfect for family fun on Okaloosa Island, as Northwest Florida’s largest family entertainment center. While here, enjoy an arcade, a 4D movie theater, laser tag, mini-golf, ropes course, a bungee trampoline, and more! There are also bumper boats, mini go-karts, and a 110-foot slide.
- Escape Zone 60 – If you’re traveling with older kids this summer, try out an evening of fun at Escape Zone 60.¬†Come out and make your way out of the Mummy‚Äôs Tomb or solve the mystery behind the Mystic Mansion. It is sure to be an unforgettable time!
Looking for more family fun on Okaloosa Island and in Destin? View some more of our favorite activities the whole family will surely love. Be sure to also book your beach vacation to Destin or Fort Walton Beach with our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals. No matter where you choose to stay, you’re in for a great time of fun at the beach!