Panama City Beach Attractions

From dolphin shows to deep-sea fishing, waterparks to Wonderworks, Panama City Beach offers adventures for visitors of all ages. Here are some of the top Panama City Beach attractions that keep people coming back year after year to the world’s most beautiful beaches. 

Adventures at Sea

5711 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

(850) 235-0009


Adventures At Sea offers fun and more adventures for the whole family. They offer jetski rentals, boat tours, banana boat rides, as well as fishing charters, dolphin tours and shell island tours.

Bay Point Golf Club

4701 Bay Point Road, Panama City Beach, Florida  32408

(850) 235-6950


Visit Bay Point Golf Club, home to two Championship 18 hole golf courses and the only one in Northwest Florida designed by Jack Nicklaus.

Captain Anderson’s Marina

5550 N. Lagoon Dr., Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

(850) 234-3435


Captain Anderson’s Marina offers deep-sea fishing expeditions. You can also book a cruise to Shell Island or a private charter boat adventure. Captain Anderson’s also offers an award-winning restaurant serving fresh seafood and steaks.

Dan Russell Municipal Pier

16101 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

(850) 233-5080


The Dan Russell Municipal Pier is open year-round. Here you can fish for Cobia, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, Blues, Blue liners, Pompano, Flounder, Hardtails and other varieties. Rod rentals bait and tackle available on site. Daily fishing licenses can be purchased for $6.00. 

Gulf World

15412 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, Florida 32413


Swim with the dolphins or watch the sea lion show at this popular PCB attraction. Other activities at Gulf World include shark and turtle feeding demonstrations, magic shows, performing parrot shows, reptile shows, and underwater scuba shows. 

Man in the Sea Museum

17314 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

(850) 235-4101


Explore the history of diving at the fascinating Man in the Sea Museum operated by The Institute of Diving. You’ll see exhibits on early diving suits, commercial and recreational diving, underwater masks and helmets, and more.

Panhandle Helicopter

15726 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida  32413

(850) 230-2080



Come and experience a tour of the world’s most beautiful beaches from high above with Panhandle Helicopter. Seven different helicopter tours to choose from. 

Ripley’s Believe it or Not

9907 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

(850) 230-6113


Experience the 7D moving theater, impossible laser race, and mirror maze among many of the traditional attractions found at Ripley's Believe it or Not amusement park.

Rock’It Lanes

513 Richard Jackson Boulevard, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

(850) 249-2695


Rock’It Lanes offers bowling, arcade games, roller skating and more. Rack ’em up at one of 22 pool tables or grab some food at the sports bar. 

Sea Screamer

5325 N Lagoon Dr., Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

(850) 233-9107


Sea Screamer offers daytime and sunset cruises along the coastline on a 73-foot speed boat. The business also offers snorkeling and dolphin swimming outings in the summertime.

Shipwreck Island Water Park

12201 Middle Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

(850) 234-3333


Shipwreck Island will keep your whole family entertained for hours. Enjoy thrill rides like the Pirate’s Plunge or family rides like the Lazy River.

Skywheel PCB

15700 LC Hilton Jr. Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

(850) 888-0020 


SkyWheel Panama City Beach is a 53-meter observation wheel that has 30 climate-controlled, fully enclosed gondolas. Each gondola holds up to six people. Experience a fantastic view from atop of the skywheel and the coastline of Panama City Beach! 


9910 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407;

(850) 249-7000


Wonderworks is a 35,000-square-foot indoor amusement park that combines education and entertainment to challenge your mind.

Zoo World

9008 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

(850) 230-1243


Zoo World is a nonprofit zoological and botanical conservatory where you can learn about the animals like parrots, tigers, leopards, giraffes, bears and more. Visit the website to learn about programs and events that are going on during your stay.

Additional resources for local attractions

Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau

Panama City Beach Pier Park