Pensacola Magazine

Unique Adventures

For some, a leisurely day at the beach reading and relaxing is their idea of a perfect day. Others prefer a more high octane variety of leisure time. Do you like adventures that make your heart beat fast and your muscles sore the next day? Do you have kids with so much energy you’re afraid they will burst if they don’t use some of it up? Then these unique adventures are just right for you. From jumping to swinging and from flipping to flying, these thrilling experiences are sure to excite the daredevil in all of us. So, get ready to channel your inner Tarzan, perfect your full twist, or soar the skies like a Blue Angel. The choice is yours.

Sky Zonesky zone

Sky Zone is the creator of the world’s first all-walled trampoline court. With high safety standards, Sky Zone provides awesome, healthy, fun in a unique and high energy filled environment! They offer many programs that accommodate a wide range of ages and unique experiences—from Sensory Sundays for special needs families, Toddler Time, and Group Outings to Ultimate Dodgeball, Corporate Team Building and high intensity, low impact workouts for the fitness enthusiast. SkySocks are required and not included in open jump pricing. You can purchase a pair for only $2, and they are yours to keep and reuse.

30 Minutes – $10 • 60 Minutes – $14 • 90 Minutes – $18 • 120 Minutes – $22

Tarzan Boattarzan boat

Tarzan Boat is a floating swimming platform that has two trampolines, a water slide, a rope swing, a six foot jumping platform and a 14 foot diving platform. Currently, the Orange Beach Tarzan Boat is one of only eight in the world. Locations vary.

$22 / hour per person
$60 / 3 hour pass per person
Private Parties start at $510
Find them on Facebook at Tarzan Boat of Orange Beach

Fly the Boatfly boat

The Amphibious Special Light Sport Aircraft is essentially a boat and a powered hang glider with an 80-horsepower, four-stroke engine. It can take off from land or water and drive or as pilots say “taxi” anywhere. A Fly The Boat session takes flyers 1,000 plus feet above the stunning Gulf Coast shoreline and offers breathtaking views of our of crystal white beaches, emerald green waters, and the Santa Rosa barrier islands. Owner Jeff Bell, a pilot and trainer with over 4000 hours of flight time, offers introductory flights as well as Sport Pilot and Private Pilot training.

Introductory 30 minute lessons start at $225, but Groupons are often available.