Make a Splash with these Top Daytona Beach Watersports
Splash in the waves, soak in the sun and discover what makes Daytona Beach a water-lovers paradise! As a bustling hub of watersport operators, surfing and scuba lessons, marinas and chartered tours, Daytona Beach is your all-in-one stop for fun on the Atlantic. Show off your skills or try something new at one of these nearby attractions.
Stand-Up Paddleboard & Kayaking
Grab your special someone or grab the whole family! Kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) packages are available for a day of leisurely exploration on the water. A favorite activity for Daytona Beach visitors, kayaking and paddleboarding are accessible at many launch points along the beach. Rent kayaks and surfboards by the hour or the day at Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School. Are you looking for SUP lessons in Daytona Beach? Vast Oceans also offers fun and safe lessons at their surf and SUP school, located just minutes from the Hilton Oceanside Resort.
Surfing & Surf Lessons in Daytona
Everybody’s gone surfin’! Gentle swells and soft sand make Daytona Beach a top surfing spot in Florida. Nearby Ponce Inlet is a favorite destination for pro surfers with its stellar point breaks and split peaks caused by the enormous jetty. Just a beginner? Learn to surf—guaranteed—and hit the waves with confidence.
Jet Skis & Sailing
If speeding along the coast and slicing waves are on your Daytona Beach watersport thrill list, plenty of jet ski rentals are available in the area. Daytona Boat has equipment on hand and rentals lasting from 30 minutes to a full day. If you’ve never tried a jetovator, now’s your chance! After an exciting day of thrills, sit back and relax aboard a private sunset cruise or help sail the Eagle with Captain Eric.
Scuba Diving around Daytona Beach
Get up close and personal with the locals when you take a deep-sea dive into the waters of Daytona Beach. See fish, turtles, reef sharks and eagle rays on an underwater adventure you won’t soon forget. Whether you're brand new to scuba diving or already a junior/senior diver, you’ll find the right class and a great dive with Reef Seeker. Experienced divers return year after year to Sea Dogs Dive Center for unique and customized diving trips—with your own gear or theirs.
Dolphin and Manatee Tours
Is meeting a real-life dolphin or manatee on your bucket list? Daytona Beach is a dolphin lovers' paradise and one of the few places on earth to see the West Indian Manatee. Tour guides from Three Brothers Boards will help you and your family (as young as three years old!) have an unforgettable experience getting close to these amazing creatures. Morning time is the best time for viewing dolphin pods and manatee aggregations, so plan accordingly.
Top Attractions Near Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Need a break from the waves? Shopping, golfing, horseback riding, racing and more await you! Check out these nearby attractions in Daytona Beach, where you’re sure to find something for everyone.