The Best Spots for Snorkeling in Destin, Florida

Start exploring the {crystal} blue waters during your next Emerald Coast visit. Dive into some of the nation’s clearest ocean waters for an underwater adventure like no other. If you’re looking to flop on your flippers and snap on a snorkel, we have everything you need to know about where to go snorkeling in Destin, Florida

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Everything You Need to Know About Snorkeling in Destin, Florida

Ready to strap on the snorkel gear and see what’s swimming beneath the surface? Explore the beautiful Emerald Coast by snorkeling in Destin, Florida this year. Whether you’re new to the scene or an experienced diver, the sights of our crystal blue Gulf do not disappoint. 

  • Destin Snorkel

Destin Snorkel is one of the most popular snorkel tours on the Panhandle. The two-stop tour allows guests to dive in next to the Destin Jetties, explore the Bay waters, and hunt for baby shrimp and sea horses. The three-hour tour may even include a dolphin sighting or two if you’re lucky!

Want to step it up a notch? Try one of their Snuba tours! The semi-self guided adventure is unlike any other. Enjoy the excitement of scuba diving with the comforts of snorkeling. Learn more here!

  • Flipper’s Adventure

Hop aboard the covered pontoon for an underwater adventure that begins at the Destin Jetties and ventures to Coast Guard Flats. Flipper’s Adventure is one of Destin’s favorite snorkeling ventures. Dive in to find conch shells and horseshoe crabs and then ride off into the sunset with the dolphins jumping nearby. 

Still want more? Take your ocean exploration to new heights with their parasailing trips! Tower 800 feet over the ocean blue as their speed boats pull you next to Destin’s most pristine beaches.

  • Emerald Coast Scuba

Emerald Coast Scuba is 30A’s go-to team for professional scuba diving. So when they put on a snorkel trip, you better believe they show up. Suit up in all of the best gear and head out to the Destin Jetties, where you can swim with the stingrays, find unique shells, or just lounge in the refreshing sparkling water.     

Take a Dive With Your Friend at the Beach

adagio a403After a day of scouring the ocean blue, come back to your vacation rental with Your Friend at the Beach. Plan your stay in Adagio A403 and enjoy four bedrooms, three baths, and comfortably sleeps ten. The top floor condo overlooks the stunning sugary sand beaches. It provides easy access to Adagio’s 8,000 square foot, three-tier pool complete with fountains and waterfalls. 

Discover all of 30A’s bucket-list-worthy activities during your trip. We’ve done the sun-kissed research and created a list of adventures that will excite your inner thrill-seeker. From zip-lining to paddleboarding, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Emerald Coast!