Free Amenities

There is a ‘Rules & Regulations’ & ‘FAQ’ section after the list of available Fun In The Sun amenities at the bottom.

Shell Island, Captain Anderson’s Marina

The Shell Island, Seafari Eco-Tour & Dolphin Encounter is a 3-1/2 hour sightseeing cruise in St. Andrew’s Bay filled with many educational and unique hands-on experiences! Observe the nesting ospreys & aquatic bird life, and check out the sea life pulled in the trawl net during the Safari Eco-Tour. Then head to Shell Island for an hour at your leisure to swim, go shelling, explore, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful and pristine uninhabited island.

  • One free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Reservations required.
  • Must present amenity card and photo ID to redeem.
  • Boat information:
    • Glass bottom boat with two levels, restroom and snack bar on board (214 pass max).
    • Snack bar on board with hot dogs, drinks and gift shop at the marina.
    • No coolers – may bring food and/or drinks in a small plastic bag.
  • Sunscreen, beach towels and cameras recommended; snorkel gear suggested.
  • Guest should arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled time.
  • Pricing For Additional Guests:
    • Adults: $23
    • Children (3-11yrs): $12
    • 2 & Under: Free

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

Inside Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! you can visit an unbelievable variety of artifacts and displays in unique interactive galleries that pay tribute to the odd and strange. Visit different themed galleries including genuine artifacts collected by Robert Ripley from around the world. There are human & animal oddities and a fascinating array of the most unusual and weird stuff in all of Panama City Beach, FL!

  • One free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • No reservation required. Present amenity card and a matching photo ID.
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Sun – Thurs: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Fri & Sat: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Allow 1-2 hours to complete.
  • Photos and videos permitted.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 4D Theater available at additional cost.
  • Pricing For Additional Guests (Museum Only):
    • Adults (13+) $17.99
    • Seniors: N/A
    • 12 & Under: $12.99
    • 5 & Under: Free

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




Gulf World Marine Park

Gulf World features live shows of dolphins, sea lions, tropical birds, a shark and sea turtle feeding, and an underwater scuba demonstration. The park also has a 20,000 sq. ft indoor tropical garden with exhibits of penguins, flamingos, sharks, otters, alligators, sting rays, and iguanas. Dolphin Encounter, Trainer for a Day and Dolphin Day Camp programs are also available for an additional cost.

  • One free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Reservations required.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Present amenity card and a matching photo ID.
  • Hours of Operation:
    • 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Mon-Sun)
    • Arrive by 12:30 PM to see all the shows.
  • Shows operate on a continuous cycle.
  • Not included in amenity: Dolphin Encounter, Trainer for a Day and Dolphin Day Camp.
  • Pricing for additional guests:
    • Adults $29
    • Seniors $24
    • 5-11yrs: $19
    • 4 & Under: Free

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




The Hombre Golf Club

The Hombre, nestled amidst wetlands, marshes, lakes and preserves, offers championship golf in a beautiful setting. There are three different 9-holes courses (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly) and four sets of tees that can be mixed and matched to meet each individual’s playing level. The course has water on 21 of the 27 holes.

  • One round of golf per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Reservations required.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Must present amenity card and photo ID to redeem.
  • No personal coolers allowed.
  • Required Attire:
    • Collared shirt, Bermuda length shorts, soft spikes or tennis shoes.
    • No denim, tank tops, flip flops, beach wear, ect.
  • Pricing for additional guests:
    • Open – 12pm: $59
    • After 12pm: $35
    • Jr. (Under 18): ½ regular rate

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




Enjoy Free Activities On Us!

To book activities, reservations can be made by calling Xplorie at 850-460-2833 or for additional information, text Destinations to 955-77.




North Star Deep Sea Fishing

Climb aboard the North Star, a large and stable 90′ long double-decker boat, and let the experienced crew take you deep sea fishing for some delicious reef fish including snappers and groupers! Upon returning, a fish market is conveniently available dockside to clean and pack your fish for travel, or to be cooked for you at one of the fine local seafood restaurants.

  • One free 5-hour deep sea-fishing pass per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Reservations required.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Must present amenity card and photo ID to redeem.
  • Boat information:
    • 90’ aluminum hull boat with an air-conditioned cabin and upper lounge area (84 pass max).
    • Bait, rod, reel, tackle, license and sales tax included.
    • Fish cleaning is available at the fish market for $0.50 a pound or $0.60 a pound for shrink-wrapping.
    • Snack bar is available on board and only accepts cash (sandwiches, snacks, beer, and sodas).
    • No coolers or alcohol allowed.
    • Guest should arrive 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
  • Pricing for additional guests (5hr):
    • Adults: $60
    • Seniors: N/A
    • Children: N/A
    • Under 5yrs: Free (1 per Fisherman)
    • Riders: $25

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




Wonderworks

WonderWorks is fun for all ages! As you enter the building, everything will be upside-down. So, in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted by stepping inside the inversion tunnel and turned right side up to begin the journey. Guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with more than 100 interactive exhibits like the Hurricane Shack, Anti-Gravity Chamber, Xtreme 360 Bikes, and the Bubble lab, to name a few. Guests can also enjoy the Indoor Ropes Challenge Course that stands 36 feet tall with 3 stories of ropes and over 20 different obstacles and activities including balance beam, cargo net, tightrope and more.

  • One free adult admission, per unit, per paid night stay.
  • No reservation required. Present amenity card and a matching photo ID.
  • Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Hours of Operation: (Open Rain or Shine):
    • Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Friday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Allow 3 – 4 hours to see everything.
  • Tickets are for all day so you can come and go as you please (No outside food or drinks allowed).
  • Ropes Course: Closed toe shoes are required (no skirts or dresses permitted).
  • Pricing for additional guests:
    • Adults: $23.99
    • Seniors (60+): $18.99
    • Children (5-12): $18.99
    • Under 5yrs: Free
    • Laser Tag: $8.99
    • Space Fury: $11.99

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.




Bay Point Golf & Tennis Club

Bay Point Golf & Tennis Club is home to The Meadows Course, which is a classic old Florida layout, the kind of course you can enjoy playing day after day. Nestled in a 1,100 acre nature preserve, Bay Point is proud to offer a full activity golf experience to guests of all skill levels and interests. Offer valid for Meadows course. Enjoy one free round of golf at the Meadows Course per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made no more than 48 hours in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call for availability.



Rules And Restrictions

  • THE XPLORIE CARD MUST BE PRESENTED WITH A PHOTO ID TO CLAIM THE AMENITY.
  • The last name on the Xplorie card must match the last name on the photo ID.
  • Amenities must be redeemed by an adult (18 years or older).
  • Guest receives one complimentary admission, per service, per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Amenities are noncumulative and nontransferable and are valid for daily and weekly stays only. Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Amenities are available on the day of check-in and for each night paid, but they are not available on complimentary days or on the day of departure.
  • Reservations must be made through Xplorie in order to take advantage of the complimentary service.
  • Reservations made by guest directly with service provider and not through Xplorie will not be complimentary.
  • Reservations may be made up to 48 hours in advance of activity.
  • ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE GUARANTEED WITH A VALID CREDIT CARD.
  • CANCELLATION POLICIES MAY APPLY.
  • Services are subject to weather, maintenance, and availability and therefore are not guaranteed.
  • The Service Provider reserves the right to hold up to 30 days a year for private events.

*During your check-in, one of Resort Destinations staff will be more than happy to give you more information about our “Fun In The Sun” Amenity program. Some activities require a credit card on file. Seasonal rules apply.

Frequently Asked Question

  1. Does ‘per unit’ mean everyone in our unit gets to go for free?
    Guests receive one complimentary admission per service, per unit. You can go free every day but only one guest per day. Additional guests pay full price.
  2. Does ‘per paid night’ mean that since we are here 5 nights we can use 5 free passes on the same day?
    Amenities are noncumulative. Unused admissions expire daily. You can go free every day but cannot use them all on one day.
  3. I checked in two days ago. Can I use those free passes today?
    Amenities are nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily. You receive one each day but they expire at the end of each day.
  4. We have 10 people. Can I get more than one Amenity Card?
    No. Only one (1) card per unit. However, you can have up to two (2) last names on a card.
  5. Do I have to make reservations 48 hours in advance?
    Amenities cannot be made any further in advance than 2 days. For example, if today were Monday, then reservations can only be made as far out as Wednesday.
  6. Why do you have to have a credit card if it’s supposed to be free?
    The credit card is only required to hold the reservation. The only way it would be subject to charge is if you are a no-show or fail to cancel a minimum of 24 hours in advance.
  7. The card says Jones on it, but my last name is Miller. Can I use it?
    Up to two (2) last names may be allowed on the card.
  8. My son wants to use the amenity, but he’s only 16 years old. Can he use the card?
    Unfortunately, due to liability reasons, you must be 18 years or older to use the amenity card.
  9. If I make a reservation directly with an attraction (service provider), can you convert it to a complimentary admission later?
    In order to receive your complimentary passes, all reservations must be made through Xplorie.
  10. I don’t want the free passes. What is my price without them?
    The passes are included as a thank you for staying with us just like some accommodations provide gym access or breakfast.
  11. When I text in my keyword it replies that the keyword is invalid?
    Sometimes phones will auto correct when texting. Please double check the keyword’s spelling prior to selecting send.
  12. Can I share the link I receive or have multiple people in my party text in?
    Yes! The Mobile Platform’s purpose is to provide guests with information on the great offers provided, however free passes are one per unit, per paid night stay.