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Adventure lies around every corner in South Walton. While you could easily spend the entire day soaking up the Florida sunshine, shopping, dining or relaxing along our 26 miles of sugar-white sand and turquoise water, and we wouldn’t blame you, why not get out and explore?

There are endless ways to quench your thirst for adventure in South Walton. With access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, dropping a line and reeling in the big one is a true Florida adventure. With four state parks and Point Washington State Forest, hit the trails and traverse your way through the scrub oaks and pines all while catching a glimpse of the local birds and wildlife.

If a truly unique South Walton experience is what you’re looking for, be sure to check out the rare coastal dune lakes that dot the coast. These incredibly diverse bodies of water are a combination of freshwater and saltwater, and are home to their own special ecosystems. With 15 dune lakes to explore, you’d have to travel to New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar or the Pacific Northwest to find them outside of South Walton.

Everything about South Walton inspires you to be outdoors. The sights, sounds and smells challenge you to take full advantage of your senses.

Adventure 30A

30A Surf Camp, Surf Lessons,Bike Rentals, Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, Kayak Sunset Tours.... Read More

Yolo Board + Beach

This Perfect in South Walton award-winning sports and outdoors shop has everything you need to start stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking on South Walton’s waters — including equipment as well as lessons. YOLO Board + Beach also offers beach gear and accessories, specialty YOLO-brand coffee and cruiser bikes. Stop by this... Read More

Old Florida Outfitters

With a network of premiere anglers, Old Florida Outfitters can put you on the water with the most knowledgeable guides in fly fishing, light tackle and shallow water expeditions. As an official Orvis partner, Old Florida Outfitters also has the gear you need to weather the outdoors. From flip-flops to all-terrain... Read More

30A Bike Rentals

Located along 30A in Seagrove we provide delivery service of Bicycle rentals and beach wheel chairs to the entire Highway 30-A stretch, including Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Dune Allen, WaterColor, Seaside, WaterSound, Seacrest, Seagrove & Rosemary Beach.... Read More

Boathouse Paddle Club

Western Lake in WaterColor, Florida is the most explored of South Walton's 15 rare coastal dune lakes. Brackish water created from the picturesque outflow of freshwater trickling through sugar-white sand dunes, winds through acres of coastal lowlands, scrubby flatwoods, and baygall that is preserved land. The Boathouse Paddle Club features... Read More

Backwater Tours

See Walton County's natural side beyond the beach. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind eco tour or stand-up paddle adventure while exploring the historic Choctawhatchee Bay and River Basin.... Read More

30A Airboat Adventures

30A Airboat Adventures…A Whole New Experience! Are you ready for a thrilling airboat ride gliding through the pristine back waters of South Walton? Experience some of Mother Nature’s most serene landscape and beautiful wildlife. See a side of Florida most people don't even know exists. We are conveniently located between... Read More

Walton Outdoors

WaltonOutdoors.com provides a wide variety of information on places to explore beyond the beach activities including kayak and canoe eco-tourism adventures, places to hike, bike and journeys off the beaten path. This website also include a comprehensive guide to the best nature based outfitters available in the area and hosts... Read More

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Three miles of white-sand beaches bordered by dunes over 25-feet tall. With rare coastal dune lakes, camping and picnic areas, this park is recognized as one of the nation's outstanding parks. RV spaces have full hook-up, swimming pool and laundry. Camping sites and cabins also available. Tram service available to the... Read More