Destin Parasailing Adventure

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There is nothing like the thrill of parasailing. It is a breath-taking way to see Destin in a whole new light. Imagine looking down and spotting sea turtles or dolphins. Get a bird's eye view of the city and the gulf. It is a memory that you will never forget! Come and see Destin like you never have.

Activity Highlights
→ Fly at heights exceeding 500 feet.
→ Up to three people can fly at once.
→ Great activity for families and children.
→ 23 years of parasailing experience
→ Served over 100,000 customers.

Booking Details:

Once you purchase your tickets online, bring a photo ID to the Destin Harbor location (provided on the booking voucher). Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. It is best to confirm your departure time at least 24 hours prior.
Parasailing is a seasonal activity that is offered March through November. Daily departures are available from 9am-5pm during most of the season. It is recommended to book early to guarantee desired departure time as they do fill up quickly.

Duration: 1.5 Hrs

● 10-12 minutes of air time
● Boat cruise of the Destin waters

● Gratuities (optional)

● Customers must be at least 18 years old to parasail unsupervised. The only exception to this is if a parent or guardian signs the liability waiver for the minor(s) prior to departure, in which minors may parasail without supervision.
● Waivers will need to be completed by all participants - no exceptions. Fill out your waiver in advance here. For under 18 years of age, please use this link.
● Children 6-17 may parasail if accompanied by an Adult or if proper paperwork has been filled out. Parents may fill out the waivers online for their children without being present.
● Pregnant women or children under 6 are not allowed as spectators or parasailers.
● Parasail boat is limited to 12 passengers.
● Family members or friends that elect not to parasail may ride on the boat for $20, but there is a strict max of 2 spectators per family AND spectators may not outnumber the amount of parasailers. These are available for purchase at the booth upon arrival, based on availability.

Additional Information
● Customers may get wet so dress appropriately.
● Up to 3 people can fly at once. The total weight must not exceed 450lbs or be less than 170lbs.
● Customers are launched in the air from the back of the boat using motorized equipment.
● Optional photo packages are available by the crew for a small fee. See details upon arrival.
● Customers are recommended to bring a camera, suntan lotion and small towel.
● We are wheelchair accessible, but please call in advance to make sure the ramp is available as it moves from different locations.
● If weather or wind is unfavorable for your tour, another day will be scheduled or the customer may receive a full refund.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.
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  • Shari Broken arrow, Oklahoma, USA Aug 27 2015 09:26am

    Great Experience

    We went on Tripshock the night before looking for things to do , booked parasailing for 5, two adults,two teenagers and a 10 year old. Everything went smooth when we got there, it was an easy process. The adults went up in one and the three girls in another.This was a first for all of us and a highlight of the trip. I have motion sickness so I made sure to take something for the boat ride out and back ,and was just fine. The staff was super friendly and professional . I would recommend getting the picture package , its only 20.00 and well worth it so you can just relax on the ride and they get better pictures anyways. We will return to do this when we are in Destin again .

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  • Teresa Austin, Texas, USA Aug 26 2015 06:12pm

    OK activity

    It was an OK activity. Won't pay the same amount of money for a short trip in the air. You spend most of your time on the boat. Although they do disclose this. I do like the pictures we got after the trip, had to pay extra.

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  • Jigna Frisco, Texas, USA Aug 20 2015 10:17am

    Excellent experience

    My 6 year old enjoyed the parasailing too.

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  • Allan Wright Allen, Texas, USA Aug 19 2015 08:54am

    Parasailing in Destin, Florida

    The people at Gilligans were fantastic ! My family had a great experience parasailing for the first time. I would recommend this outfit to everyone.

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  • Michael Woods Houston, Texas, USA Aug 17 2015 03:46pm

    Destin at 800ft

    Fantastic excursion. The crew was professional and very good at what they do. They went out of their way to make sure we for the most out of our 15 minutes of airtime

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  • Matt Lohmann Bryson City, North Carolina, USA Aug 17 2015 10:35am


    Our kids flew three at once and loved it. Captain let my wife and I ride along for next to nothing as our kids were the last trip of the day. All in all a good and memorable time

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  • Nyeshia Brandon, Mississippi, USA Aug 15 2015 02:45am


    It was our first time and my husband or I can't swim. We were nervous, but the staff was so friendly and knowledgeable. They made it a fun experience for us.

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  • Nasaruddin port arthur, Texas, USA Aug 6 2015 04:58pm

    I wan't to go with Destin paraceling again.

    Parasailing is main things I like to do in Destin but this Destin Parasailing is sucks because 1). we was on time at 1:00 pm we have to wait for 100 minutes for departure 2) Boat seats was hot like grill and I have to cool off with my drinking water. 3) Two men was handling boat they was mean 4) I was feel like I was in hospital for surgery 5) We took pictures packages for$20.00 but pictures was no good

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  • paige Bennett terre haute, Indiana, USA Aug 5 2015 12:55pm

    Great website to find good deals for vacation adventures.

    Trip shock was quite helpful on our recent trip to Destin. Through the site, I was able to compare rates of local parasailing companies and book an adventure. The site was very easy to use, even letting me sign liability waivers online. No one wants to wait in line while on vacation signing paperwork! I loved being able to book online, the site lets you see what is available when. Great experience, will use again. We were shocked to find out that the girls would be on the parasailing boat for about an hour. The previous times (at 2 different places) a small boat came and picked them up onshore, they did their thing and were back in about 20 min. This company hauls everyone out together. Look at it as a free boatride in the ocean. I just wish I had known so that I'd have sent water and more... read more

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  • salman Austin, Texas, USA Aug 4 2015 05:20pm

    Bad parasailing people

    The guy name Tyler he was so mean he got mad with no resign he was telling us I am doing my job look like he don't like his job I never going to give my business to this company again

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