Splash Into Adventure: Water Sports in West Palm Beach

Splash Into Adventure: Water Sports in West Palm Beach

Watersports in West Palm Beach

Enjoy the water during your next West Palm Beach vacation by trying some of the area's watersports. West Palm Beach has many beautiful beaches with watersports for all skill levels. Whether you want an exciting adventure or a family-friendly activity, here are a few watersports to try.

1. Jet Skiing

Rent jet skis at various locations in West Palm Beach to explore the beautiful shores of the Intracoastal Waterway and the freedom of the Atlantic Ocean. The warm, clear waters provide an ideal jet ski experience year-round. This watercraft offers a fun way to zip across the water. 

2. Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Explore beneath the ocean's surface to see coral reefs, shipwrecks and beautiful sea creatures while scuba diving. Try snorkeling around Peanut Island with tours where guides point out tropical fish, turtles, rays and coral formations. The shallow waters offer a great experience for children, too. 

3. Parasailing

Visit Riviera Beach to try parasailing while in Florida. This unique watersport allows you to see the ocean from above while experiencing the joy of flying. You will sail above the water in a thrilling yet relaxing ride. 

4. Paddleboarding

Stand-up paddle boarding allows you to take in the sights around West Palm Beach. Various rental locations are available, many of which offer lessons for beginners. Paddleboarding is an excellent way to experience nature and explore ocean shorelines, inlets and rivers. 

5. Kayaking

Paddle from Riviera Beach to Peanut Island, or cast off in the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter. Other exploration options include John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. You can even experience kayak fishing in West Palm Beach. Guides will help you find the best fishing spots offshore or in the freshwater areas.

6. Surfing

Palm Beach Island offers several well-known surf spots, such as Reef Road, The Breakers and Flagpole. You can also visit surf shops in Jupiter and paddle out from Jupiter Inlet. Juno Beach Pier is another popular surfing location nearby. 

7. Water Skiing, Wakeboarding and Tubing

Take a boat out in the beautiful waters along West Palm Beach and take turns holding on tight and soaring over the waves. Rentals often include several hours out on the water with all the gear you need for your favorite watersports. The range of options means people of all ages can experience these watersports. 

Book Your Stay at West Palm Beach / Lion County Safari KOA Journey

If you plan to go to West Palm Beach, book a stay at West Palm Beach / Lion County Safari KOA Journey. The campground offers excellent amenities and a variety of camping and lodging options for a wonderful stay. 

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