DAYTONA BEACH ACTIVITIES

Activities

Daytona Beach Activities

Fishing & Eco Tours

 

Airboat & Gator Charters
URL http://www.gatorhunter.com/index.html

Conveniently located between Orlando and Daytona Beach, Airboat & Gator Charters provides private airboat rides on many of Central Florida's beautiful lakes and rivers. You'll experience the American Alligator in it's natural habitat along with deer, wild hogs, eagles, manatees and a variety of birds.


Philips Brothers Fishing Charters
URL: http://phillipsbroscharters.com/

Philips Brothers Fishing Charters offers inshore, near shore and offshore guided fishing trips tailored for fisherman of any skill level. The inshore trip gives fishermen the chance to catch a wide range of species including redfish, specked sea trout, snook and tarpon. Geared towards the more adventurous fisherman, the near shore trip takes you just off the beaches of Daytona where you'll target larger game fish including cobia and kingfish. For the big time fishing adventure, Philips Brothers offers offshore guided fishing trips that take you to the deep waters of the Atlantic. Fishing 15 miles off the coast, you'll target some of the most prized game fish in the ocean including grouper, tuna, and mahi-mahi.


Right in Sight Fishing Charters
URL: http://www.gulfworldmarinepark.com/

In addition to great light tackle sight fishing where you'll stalk, cast and catch speckled trout, snook, seasonal tarpon and other migratory species, Right in Sight Charters is child and family friendly. They offer mixed bag fishing in the tidal flow areas of Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater where you'll catch and abundance of species such as ladyfish, bluefish, jack crevalle, trout, redfish and black drum. Right in Sight Fishing Charters welcomes fly anglers to test their skills on the Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon Redfish with Captain Justin who is an experienced saltwater fly fisherman himself.


St. Johns River Eco Tours
URL: http://www.stjohnsriverecotours.com/

Located just 40 minutes from Daytona Beach, St. John's River Eco Tours operates the most eco-friendly sightseeing boat cruise on the St. John's River. With several boat tours daily, you'll explore the river while observing the wild life and experiencing a section of the St. John's that is little changed from the days when early explorers began visiting these enchanting waters. The tour is great for birdwatchers, fans of alligators or manatees and nature photographers.


Central Florida Nature Adventures, LLC
URL: http://www.kayakcentralflorida.com/

Central Florida Nature Adventures, LLC offers guided kayak tours on some of the area's most pristine waterways with all the equipment necessary. Family friendly, Central Florida Nature Adventures, LLC have packages for ages 5 and up and are booked by reservation. As a mobile company, Central Florida Nature Adventures, LLC can design unique and customized tours at man locations including the St. John's River, the Tomoka Basin, Blue Springs and Salt Springs.


The Manatee - Scenic Boat Tours
URL: http://www.manateecruise.com/

While being entertained with local history and folklore, you'll cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway and observe dolphins, manatees, turtles, egrets and pelicans in their natural environment. With sunset cruises available, the Manatee takes you past the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and many beautiful waterfront estates.


Fun Cat Sailing
URL: http://sailingdaytona.com/

Enjoy the natural beauty of one of Florida's most magnificent inlets as well as sightings of dolphins and wildlife. Cruise around the waterways of Ponce Inlet and New Smyrna Beach where you can help with trimming sails or sit back and relax as you take in the scenic views and tranquil breezes along the calm river waterways. Cruises include complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks.


Golf

 

Crane Lakes Golf & Country Club
URL: http://cranelakesgolf.com/

Located just south of Daytona Beach, this semi-private 18-hole course will challenge players of any skill level at any aspect of their game. Strategy, accuracy and shot-making capabilities will prove beneficial as players strive to navigate one of the toughest and best conditioned courses in the area.


The Grand Club - Cypress Knoll Golf Course & Pine Lakes Golf Course
URL: http://www.thegrandclub.com/

The Grand Club features some of the finest golfing experiences available in Northeast Florida. The 36 holes of championship golf have been created by two of the game's greatest designers and players - Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.


Cypress Head Golf Club
URL: http://www.cypressheadgolf.com/

Voted the #1 golf course in Volusia County for the past seven years, Cypress Head Golf Club is considered a "must play" golf course in the Daytona Beach area. Conveniently located just minutes from the Daytona International Speedway and world class beaches, this award winning Arthur Hills design provides a wonderful experience at a great value.


LPGA International - Daytona Beach Golf
URL: http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/LPGA-International

LPGA International, the home course of the LPGA Tour since 1994, is a premier Daytona Beach golf club boasting two world-class, four-star courses as rated by Golf Digest. The Hills Course and the Jones Course are distinct in design and play, but are both great for all skill levels.


The Riviera Country Club
URL: http://www.therivieracountryclub.com/Club/Scripts/Home/home.asp

This legendary layout has produced champions such as Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson Sam Snead, Tom Watson, Nick Faldo, Fred Couples and Phil Mickelson. The course also played host to notable celebrity golfers such as Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart who could often be spotted under the tree by the historic 12th tee.


Indigo Lakes Golf Club
URL: http://www.indigolakesgolf.com/

The award-winning Indigo Lakes Golf Club is a fun and friendly environment where anyone can enjoy the pleasures of a Sunday putt on the green, a breathtaking atmosphere for social gatherings and a great spot to drop in for a meal or a drink. Designed by Lloyd Clifton, this par-72 course stretches over 7100 yards from the back tees and present an exhilarating challenge to golfers of all skill levels.


Halifax Plantation Golf Club
URL: http://www.halifaxplantation.com/golf_club.htm

Nestled within a magnificent canopy of century-old oaks, tall pines and natural vegetation, Halifax Plantation Golf Club is one of the most picturesque and enjoyable courses you'll play in Central Florida. Designed by Bill Amick, the course was created to challenge the novice and expert golfer alike with a choice of elevated tee boxes and undulating greens.


Victoria Hills Golf Club
URL: http://www.victoriahillsgolf.com/index.php

Victoria Hills Golf Club is located in the quaint college town of DeLand, FL. This Ron Garl - Designed golf course preserves the natural flow of the area's rolling hills and foliage while providing golfers with an 18-hole, par 72 golf course that is surrounded by hundreds of oak hammocks and Augusta pines. The views are stunning and the course challenges a golfer's skills throughout all its 18 holes.


Venetian Bay Golf Club
URL: http://www.venetianbaygolf.com/course/

As you play Venetian Bay, you'll notice this isn't the normal development course. There are no holes with housing on both sides and several holes with no housing at all. Wide fairways and smooth rolling greens that work their way through the Florida landscape gives golfers a respite from the fast pace of daily life.


Shopping

 

Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach
URL: http://www.riverfrontshopsofdaytona.com/

Downtown Daytona Beach's Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach boasts more than 60 shops, restaurants, attractions and services plus a great Farmer's Market - all in a splendid waterfront setting. This historic beach retail area is located between Bay Street and Orange Avenue and has been providing a delightful day of enjoying new flavors, treasures, experiences and events since 1870.


Ocean Walk Shoppes & Movies
URL: http://www.oceanwalkshoppes.com/

Ocean Walk Shoppes & Movies has something for the entire family. From its geometric shapes and electrifying colors, to its picturesque setting next to the historic Band shell on the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean Walk Shoppes & Movies offer one of the most unique dining, shopping and entertainment experiences in Daytona Beach.


Daytona Beach Boardwalk
URL: http://www.daytonabeachboardwalk.com/

Daytona Beach Boardwalk is a combination of great Boardwalk Business - from the Joyland Amusement Center to some great local gift shops and food. The Boardwalk features outdoor and indoor rides and amusements including a classic arcade with a firework display every Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


Canal Street Merchants - Canal Street Historic District
URL: http://www.canalstreetnsb.com/

Steeped in history, culture and the arts, the pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined streets offer a vibrant blend of parks and historic buildings with specialty shops, fine dining, art galleries, cultural attractions and the New Smyrna Beach Museum of History. Parking is free so you can take a stroll around downtown and stretch your legs while exploring "The Loop". Find a unique gift, explore the many eclectic stores, savor a meal or enjoy one of the monthly & annual events.


Main Street - Deland, FL
URL: http://mainstreetdeland.org

Located just 30 minutes between the beach and all of the Central Florida attractions, you can spend the day browsing a host of local artisan shops, boutiques and galleries. As a cultural center, Deland has six museums and hosts a variety of cultural events including the premier Deland Fall Festival of the Arts, the Deland Art Walk and 4th Friday in Artisan Alley where the town comes together for a night of culture, music and fun.


Volusia County Farmers Market
URL: http://www.volusiacountyfarmbureau.com/?page_id=27

Volusia County Farmers Market is one of the largest and longest-running farm markets in Volusia County. Opened in 1975 on 18 acres inside the Volusia County Fairgrounds, today's Farmers Market is a place where families can come enjoy breakfast at a picnic table and then shop for vegetables, plants, baked goods, honey, jam and other food items. Vendors also sell just about everything under the sun in both indoor and outdoor booths. Shoppers can find musical instruments, glassware, pots and pans, jewelry items, handbags and fishing gear, just to name a few.


Nicole's Beach Street Mall
URL: http://www.beachstreetmall.com/

As Daytona's largest antique mall, the showroom is over 14,000 square feet and features over 50 dealers. At Nicole's Beach Street Mall, you will find something new every day as the inventory of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, clothing, art work and gift items is constantly changing.


Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona Harley-Davidson
URL: http://www.brucerossmeyer.com/

Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona is home to Bruce Rossmeyer's 109,000 square foot Harley-Davidson Showroom with thousands of motorcycles, genuine Harley-Davidson gear and more. With retail shops like On the Fringe Leather, full service restaurants like the Pig Stand & Houligan's, specialty shops and a full bar and nightclub, there's always something to see and do. In addition to live music every weekend and major concerts at the Coca-Cola Pavilion, Destination Daytona hosts Bike Night every Thursday and a Motorcycle & Car Swap Meet the second Sunday of every month.


Volusia Mall
URL: http://www.volusiamall.net/

The area's largest indoor Mall with four Major Department Stores, a Food Court & over 100 Specialty Shops & Services.


Spas

 

Angelic Gardens Day Spa and Wellness
URL: http://dayspawellness.com/

This Daytona Beach area spa is a truly unique experience. With massages, facials, body treatments, manicures, pedicures or the perfectly customized package for you or your group, the magical atmosphere will provide an enlightened escape into an angelic realm.


The Spa at Riverview
URL: http://www.spaatriverview.com/

Spending time at The Spa at Riverview is more than a luxury, it's a complete tune-up for the body, mind and soul. With massages, facial rejuvenation packages, hand and foot care or total spa packages, The Spa at Riverview provides all of their services in a comfortable, relaxing and completely private environment.


The Veranda Pampering Salon
URL: http://www.verandapamperingsalon.com/

With over 16 years of service, The Veranda Pampering Salon looks forward to pampering you with a variety of massage therapy services including the rejuvenating Sea Shell Massage, a Reflexology Treatment, a soothing anti-aging facial or an Escape Total Body Spa Treatment. Indulge and escape from everyday stress in the Victorian home salon in Ormond Beach, FL.


Kula Yoga
URL: http://mykulayoga.com/

Kula Yoga, with its powerful techniques for creating a sense of inner peace, harmony and clarity of mind, is a welcoming place for you to learn and explore the world of yoga. Yoga mats and towels can be rented before class or purchased.


Tennis

 

City Island Park

City of Daytona Beach
115 Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 671-8337

City Island Park is part of an island hub in a waterway just off Daytona Beach's mainland. In its immediate vicinity are facilities such as Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the City Island Tennis Center, City Island Recreation Center, and the Daytona Beach Regional Library - City Island. Enjoy this park's water access by fishing or simply relaxing on shore or in one of the many covered pavilions that extend into the water.


Ormond Beach Tennis Center

Location: 38 E. Granada Boulevard,
Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Phone: (386) 492-2928

Featuring eight clay courts with lights, the Ormond Beach Tennis Center lies in the heart of the city, near John D. Rockefeller's former winter home, The Casements. Owned by Ormond Beach, the center is operated by a private contractor.



Water Sports

 

Daytona Beach Parasail
URL: http://daytonaparasailing.com/

Located in beautiful Ponce Inlet, Daytona Beach Parasail is a great way to see Daytona's coast line from a unique perspective. With flights soaring between 600 and 1,200 ft., Daytona Beach Parasail has a flight for everyone.


Southside Jetski
URL: http://www.daytonajetski.com/

With locations in Daytona Beach and Ponce Inlet, Daytona Jetski offers leisure activities for all levels of interest. Whether you're a thrill seeker or you're just interested in some family fun, Southside Jetski can provide deluxe 3-passenger Waverunners, high-speed jet boats, kayaks & canoes and paddleboards.


Water Toy Shop - Boat Rentals
URL: http://www.watertoyshopinc.com/

Always striving to offer the best experience with the best boats at the best prices, Water Toy Shop, Inc has a variety of watercraft and packages perfect for you. Choose from a 24' Pontoon boat (seating 14 people) with 8 hour or half-day packages, a 15' Deck boat (perfect for groups of 7 or less) or several models of kayaks.


Scuba Lessons, INC
URL: http://www.scubalessonsinc.com/

Scuba Lessons, Inc. is a co-op that provides low cost scuba diving certification classes with NAUI & PADI professionally trained dive instructors. Along with scuba gear, Scuba Lessons, Inc. offers dive trips, discounted dive programs with live animal interaction, a scuba conservation club, great adventure dives and diving gear at prices that are affordable for the general public.


Sea Dogs Dive Center
URL: http://www.seadogdiver.com/

Sea Dogs is a full service PADI dive center with over 25 years of experience. Offering a full range of certifications and guided dive packages, Sea Dogs takes you to some of the dozens of world famous wrecks and beautiful reefs in the Daytona/New Smyrna Beach Area.


Pure Life Surf School
URL: http://purelifesurfschool.com/

Pure Life Surf School is Florida's most unique and sought after surf schools. Offering private and group surfing lessons for all ages, summer surf camps and surfboard rentals, this surf school provides a fun and safe environment for student surfers. All instructors have professional CPR & First Aid certifications.


Surfari Surf School
URL: http://www.surfarisurfschool.com/

The mission of the Surfari Surf School is to offer the very best surf lessons, surf camps, stand up paddleboard and surf rentals possible. You can learn to surf with free use of surfboards and wetsuits though qualified surf instructors or just rent a surfboard or paddleboard for your own surf session.


Ponce Inlet Watersports
URL: http://ponceinletwatersports.com/

Ponce Inlet Watersports is your one-stop-shop for fun for the whole family. With everything from parasailing, fishing, eco-tours, private charters, sailing trips, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and their banana boat ride, Ponce Inlet Watersports literally has it all.