AMUSEMENT AGENDA ~ Panama City Beach
Roundup of 12 popular attractions in Panama City Beach
Panama City News Herald USA TODAY NETWORK
PANAMA CITY BEACH — The busiest season of the year is just around the corner, and many visitors are starting to flock to the area.
The list goes on and on of things to do while visiting Panama City Beach. We did a roundup of some of the hottest attractions in the area and included hours, pricing and location.
Here are 12 popular attractions that can be found around Panama City Beach.
Coconut Creek Family Fun Park
Enjoy a round of mini-golf or get lost in a maze the size of a football field at Coconut Creek Family Fun Park in Panama City Beach. Coconut Creek is a multipurpose family attraction that features two 18-hole mini-golf courses and the Gran Maze. The adventure park also includes on-site activities such as a Maze Runner game and the Monkey Ring Toss.
Prices: $14.50 per person for a single 18-hole course or the Gran Maze, or $26 per person for both.
Coconut Creek is at 9807 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation Hours are 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily. More details: CoconutCreekFun.com.
WonderWorks Panama City Beach
Experience the WonderWorks, or “upside down” house, amusement park with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that combine education and entertainment and “Wonder Zones” of fun science exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination. WonderWorks also includes a laser tag arena, a glow-in-the-dark ropes course and a space fury 360 simulator.
Prices: adults (13-59) $33.99; children (5-12) and seniors (60+) $27.99 VIP combo: adults (13-59) $40.99; children (5-12) and seniors (60+) $32.99 The VIP combo includes Wonder-Works admission, one Grave Digger ride, one space fury 360 ride, free small popcorn and 10% off retail and cafe purchases.
WonderWorks is at 9910 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are Sunday through
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. More details: WonderWorksOnline.com.
Gulf World Marine Park
Gulf World Marine Park is home to a variety of animal species such as dolphins, sea lions, penguins and tropical birds. A visit to the park would be an educational experience with interactive programs such as swimming with dolphins. The park also boasts daily shows and exhibits.
Prices: adults: $33; children (ages 511) $23; seniors (ages 55+) $28 Gulf World Marine Park is at 15412 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More details: GulfWorldMarinePark.com.
Selfie Spot Panama City Beach
Enjoy one hour of lights, cameras and selfies at the Selfie Spot in Panama City Beach. Selfie Spot has more than 30 different rooms with professional lighting allowing the opportunity for an Instagram- worthy photo op.
Price: $29.99 per person. Selfie Spot is at 204 Bluefish Drive, Suite 100 at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More details: SelfieSpotPCB. com.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
You’ll find unbelievably unusual interactive artifacts at Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Panama City Beach. The Titanic Shipwreck museum is the perfect place to learn something new with hands on exhibits suitable for all ages. In addition, the attraction includes a mirror maze and 7D moving theater.
Prices: Adults $12.99, children $9.99. Combo prices: Adults $29.99, children $24.99.
Ripley’s is at 9907 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are Sunday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Spring break hours are March 11-19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More details: Ripley’s. com/PanamaCityBeach.
Home to the only rollercoaster and fastest, tallest and steepest Go Kart tracks in Panama City Beach, Race City boasts a variety of family friendly activities that include go-karts, indoor minigolf and a mega arcade.
Prices: While admission and parking are free, prices vary for single rides. Unlimited armbands: under 54 inches $43.93; over 54 inches $53.27 Race City is at 9523 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are daily from noon to 6 p.m. More details: RaceCityPCB.com.
Dave & Buster’s
Eat, drink and play at Dave & Buster’s in Panama City Beach at the massive entertainment center with an arcade, sports bar and restaurant area. Explore the arcade and trade in your winnings in for special prizes in the arcade, or watch your favorite team play while enjoying a beer or cocktail. In addition, the Panama City Beach location hosts watch parties for boxing events every Saturday evening in March as well as sporting events each week.
Price: Ranges from $15 to $100 on a reloadable D& B reloadable card.
Dave and Buster’s is at 15701 S. Pier Park Drive at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. More details: Daveand-Busters.com.
ZooWorld Zoological Park
Experience local and exotic wildlife at ZooWorld Zoological Park in Panama City Beach, home to more than 350 species of animals and 250 species of plants. Guests have the opportunity to interact with animals while learning more about their behaviors. For an additional charge, get up close and personal with select animals such as kangaroos, alligators, sloths and more.
Prices: adults $24.95; children (ages 2-12) $19.95; seniors (ages 65+) $23.95.
All military and Bay County residents get 20% off admission with valid ID.
ZooWorld is at 9008 Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More details: ZooWorldPCB.com.
SkyWheel Panama City Beach
Take in the view of Panama City Beach on the nearly 200-foot SkyWheel attraction in Pier Park. The SkyWheel has 31 gondolas that give a great view of the Emerald Coast. The venue also features an 18-hole mini-golf course and a rope course that is suitable for all ages.
Prices: $18.99 per person (Sky-Wheel); two-attraction combo (Sky-Wheel plus mini-golf or ropes course) $27.99 per person; three-attraction combo (all three) $35.99 per person.
SkyWheel is at 15700 LC Hilton Jr. Drive at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Operation hours are daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. More details: SkyWheelPCB.com.
Axe Throwing PCB is the area’s largest axe throwing sports venue. Axe throwing coaches work closely with their guests teaching the perfect techniques to throw an axe. All parties must book online at AxeThrowingPCB.com.
Prices: start at $20 per person, depending on the length of the session.
Axe Throwing Panama City Beach is at 525 Richard Jackson Blvd. Operation hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight.
Royal Escape Rooms
Test your strategic skills and solve the puzzle to escape from a room in under one hour. Royal Escape Rooms offers nine different escape room games that challenge the brain with unsolved mysteries and hidden clues. Come with a group of up to eight people. You must book online at RoyalEscapeRooms.com.
Prices: $32.99 per person Royal Escape Rooms operates in two locations in Panama City Beach: 477 N. Richard Jackson Blvd. and Pier Park. Operation hours are daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Emerald Coast Mirror Maze
Pier Park’s Emerald Coast Mirror Maze boasts family-friendly activities for all ages. Find your way through a mirror maze, explore the arcade, and compete in laser tag or Bazooka Ball activities.
Call for pricing: 850-230-6249 Emerald Coast Mirror Maze is located on Pier Park Drive, next to Build-a-Bear Workshop. Operation hours are Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. More details: EmeraldCoastMirrorCraze.com.