Things to do with kids at HarborWalk Village

HarborWalk Village is the first thing you see when you cross into Destin. It’s home to the Emerald Grande, but it also has so much more. HarborWalk Village is the place for friends and family alike, and it is most certainly the best place to bring kids on the Emerald Coast. So what activities are there for children at HarborWalk Village? Let’s find out!

The Fun Spot


Mirror Maze

The mirror maze is an amazing 4D experience that is fun for kids of all ages. See all the different reflections, walk into dead ends, and even in circles, by the end of this adventure, you will be the maze master!

Critter George Shooting Gallery

Critter George’s shooting gallery is fun for everyone. Step right up and give it your best shot! Nothing says vacation like a little family competition.

Atomic Rush

This interactive game is so cool. When the kids come in, they get to pick out their game, and then the fun begins! It’s a game of colors, but each game is different – with some, you stay in place, others you run around, it really is a fun-filled activity for everyone!

Amusement USA - HarborWalk VIllage Destin, FL

Amusement USA

Amusement USA is located on the first floor and is a real attraction for the kiddos. The Aqua Spheres and the water trampoline will give your kids some of the funnest memories of their trip to Destin!

Aqua Spheres

What could be more fun than walking on water? The aqua spheres or as some people call them “water balls” are an interesting activity that puts a smile on your kid’s faces!

Bungee Trampoline

Jumping high up in the sky on the Destin harbor is going to be the highlight of your children’s day. Letting your kids jump on the bungee trampoline and watching them flip & fly is a sight to see.  

HarborWalk Adventures in Destin, FL

Harbor Walk Adventures


Take a ride on the dual zip-line and watch the boats come in the harbor, or even catch the sunset at the evening’s end. This kid-friendly attraction is 1,000 ft. round-trip of adventure and excitement. The best part is that you don’t have to go it alone. The dual zipline is one of the best ways to experience HarborWalk Village.


Do you have any adrenaline junkies in the family? If so, nothing will get the adrenaline pumping faster than freefalling 100 ft. onto a soft target while your family, friends, and everyone else in HarborWalk Village watches!

40’ Interactive LED Rockwall

Did you know that this isn’t just the first LED Rockwall in the Florida Panhandle but HarborWalk Village has the first LED Rockwall in the nation! You can play day or night with this interactive activity Climbing 40 ft for all of the visitors to see!


People Painters

The whole family can join together and get temporary tattoos as they are good for people of all ages. It’s sure to leave a lasting impression on all of your family photographs! The kids will love it, and you will too!

Laser Maze

Do you think you can make it through the vault? You’re going to have to break out your best moves to break out of this green Laser Maze! Jump, Climb, Crawl, do whatever it takes to get out of the maze. Y’all are sure to have a great time!

Ultimate 7d Interactive Movie Ride

The 7D is great fun at the HarborWalk Village. It’s fun for kids and adults alike. Pick out your game, step onboard the ride, and then start a little friendly competition with your friends and family. Because they do keep track of your score, breaking out the inner competitive kid in everyone!

The Southern Star Dolphin Cruise

Cruise around the Destin Harbor and the Emerald Green waters of the Gulf of Mexico through the east pass. When the water is calm you can cruise close to the beach to see dolphins there as well! On each trip on the Southern Star, you can see something different, making it an extra special trip on your vacation.

Buccaneer Pirate Ship

Ahoy Matey! Come about the Buccaneer, Destin’s very own Pirate Ship, and become part of the crew in search of Blackbeard’s buried treasure! This trip is not only equipped with singing, dancing, and shenanigans, but you also get to join in on sword fights, water gun battles, and the lucky lil’ Bucs get to pull Blackbeard’s treasure out of the Gulf of Mexico! Every mate on board is sure to have a great time!

Snuba Recreation Center

If your child is 8 years or older then Snuba is for them! It does not require certification and you get to go up to 20ft underwater with a certified instructor! Snuba is a mix between scuba and snorkeling, you get to go deeper underwater, but you’re not required to hang onto any heavy equipment. The breathing gear is on a raft with a 20 ft hose that connects to your mask. Letting you see marine life that snorkelers won’t be able to. This is an experience your kids are sure to remember forever; all they need is basic swimming skills!

The Cubby Caboose

Let your little ones ride along with HarborWalk Village in their very own cart on the choo-choo train. They can sit in any seat they would like whether it be behind the conductor or all the way in the caboose. This is the perfect way for small children to get around the harbor as they pass all of the shops, restaurants, and of course the Emerald Grande!

As you can see HarborWalk Village is fun not only for kids but adults as well. From dolphin cruises to Rockwall climbing, and even laser mazes there are enough activities to keep you and your family entertained for days. If you are looking for a place to stay in Destin, FL be sure to check out Gibson Beach Rentals