Heading to the Emerald Coast this Spring Break? For decades families have been traveling to Okaloosa Island, Destin, Navarre Beach, and the rest of the Emerald Coast beaches for Spring Break holiday. The warm weather and myriad of things to do makes the Gulf Coast a perfect destination. From world-class attractions to watersport tours, discover the Top 10 Okaloosa Island Spring Break Activities!
MAXIMUM MAGIC Theater feat. Noah & Heather Wells
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Okaloosa Island Pier
*Not familiar with the island? Prepare for your fishing exploits with the Best Places to Fish on Okaloosa Island.
Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone
This dino-themed adventure park offers extreme thrills for children and families! Ropes course, mega arcade, and a 4D theater are just a few of the awesome options. On site dining and dessert assures a full day of fun without having to fight traffic! Book a Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone Combo Package online and save on your trip to Wild Willy’s!
Tours and Watersports
Fly high and rev up your engines on the Emerald Coast’s most extreme tours! Parasailing, flyboard rentals, and waverunner rides all push fun to the limit. Try lighter tours like snorkeling and pontoon boat rentals for young families and children. No matter what age or interest, there is something fun to do in the water at Okaloosa Island!
*Chose from several top tour and watersport providers online at OkaloosaIsland.com!
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Leave the kids at home for this one! Adult-only hotspots like Al’s Beach and Burger Bar set the Okaloosa Island night life on fire! Live entertainment, drink specials, and late night menus won’t disappoint.
Dining Out on Okaloosa Island
Okaloosa Island dining is so delicious, it counts as an activity all its own! Restaurants specializing in seafood and American are ready to serve up coastal cuisine! Choose from dozens of highly-touted dining spots all within walking distance of hotels, condos, and vacation rentals. Breakfast and dessert is also on the menu! Eateries like Yogo Motos serves up tasty frozen treats, while Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Coffee Bar delivers kick ass coffee with an optional splash of the devil’s nectar! Search our Okaloosa Island dining guide to find your top picks for dining on Okaloosa Island.
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Spend some of that hard earned tax return on apparel, accessories, and incredible souvenirs! Let Okaloosa Island be your source for coastal wares! The Boardwalk shops include stores offering toys, outdoors equipment, and clothing. Drive into downtown Fort Walton Beach to expand the selection. The shops at the Fort Walton Beach landing are located just over the Brooks Bridge and include both name brand and locally owned boutique shops! No matter what you’re looking for, Shopping on Okaloosa Island will get you there.