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Water Skiing in 30A Florida

When you’re overdue for a well-deserved break and you’re looking for a place to vacation where you can leave the to-do list behind and focus on the fun instead, 30A Florida has you covered. Here, the sun, sand, and surf beckon to travelers from across the map and invite everyone to enjoy a getaway at their own preferred pace. If you happen to be someone who is looking to make the most of adrenaline-pumping fun on the waves, water skiing in 30A Florida is exceptionally great . As far as the eye can see, there are emerald-green waters to explore and whether you’re new to water skiing or a pro looking to hone their skills, this is the place for you. With options to pair your water skiing with jet skiing, paddleboarding, parasailing and more, there’s no shortage of options for making your 30A getaway one-of-a-kind. 

Water Skiing in 30A Florida

If you want to learn to water ski with the best in the business, making time for lessons at Pickos Water Ski School is a must. This 30A hidden gem of a destination has actually been showing on-the-water adventurers how to make the most of water skiing for over 30 years. Water skiing requires sliding across the waves at up to 30 miles per hour, so having the basics in place before you head out is important. Pickos Water Ski School was started back in 1992 by iconic trick skier Cory Pickos who won his first world record at age 13. His 32-year career was impressive and saw him earn mor than 23 world records as well as earning a spot as the youngest member ever on the U.S. Elite Water Ski team. This record alone gives Pickos Water Ski School students confidence that they’re in good hands when they sign up for lessons here. 

The Pickos Water Ski School is the perfect place to learn water ski technique for the first time thanks to the establishment’s three man-made freshwater lakes to practice on. There are even ski jumps for those who are more advanced and looking to take their skillset to the next level. Headquartered at 105 Jump Street in Santa Rosa Beach, the Pickos Water Ski School offers single lessons, half day lessons, full day lessons or longer clinics for students to participate in. A single drop-in class is $65 and includes a coach and driver as well as the equipment you’ll need. If you’re interested in expanding your skillset, be sure to ask about their combined water ski and wakeboard sessions.  

Rent a Boat at 30A Water Sports

When you’re comfortable on your water skis and ready to get out and try them out, head over to 30A Water Sports LLC at Cessna Landing in Santa Rosa Beach to book your vessel for the day. Here, you’ll have access to an impressive fleet of rentals that are great for water skiing including pontoon boats, fishing boats, and yachts. If you opt for a pontoon boat, you’ll find they are fast and luxurious alike, giving passengers plenty of space to roam and relax and if you have little ones in your group, you can book a few inflatables onboard too.  

Stock Up on Gear at Yellowfin Ocean Sports

If you’re in the market for water skiing apparel and accessories before you get out on the water, make sure to swing by Yellowfin Ocean Sports. Located at 88 WaterColor Way #111 in WaterColor, this outdoor recreation stop is a great place to find all the details you need. From swimwear and lifejackets to onboard accessories for your day on the water, you’re sure to find it all and more here. 

Where to Go

Heading out to enjoy waterskiing in 30A comes with a multitude of options for fun. 30A is home to 26 miles of shoreline along the Gulf coast so no matter what waterfront community you’re spending time in, you’ll find easy access to the waves. You can also check out Choctawhatchee Bay or take your adventures further out towards Crab Island. Choctawhatchee Bay is a good choice for those who are interested in pairing water ski fun with stops at Eden State Park where you can enjoy wildlife watching. Crab Island hosts a vibrant atmosphere in the summertime where many people gather to enjoy a flavorful and fun afternoon on the water. 

Book Your Stay Today

Your 30A stay deserves to be one-of-a-kind and when you book your vacation rental through Dune Vacation Rentals, you can count on enjoying the luxury, comfort, and style you deserve every step of the way. Reach out today to learn more about our inviting property options available and how we can help you elevate your stay from start to finish. We look forward to seeing you in scenic 30A soon. 

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