Kids Activities

TradeWinds Island Resorts is committed to making your next family vacation unforgettable. At TradeWinds, each and every kid will go home with a tale to tell.

Plus the more you do, the more you $AVE with our new Activity Value Packages.

kids_water-park-tampa-florida.jpeg Floating Water Park
Located in the crystal blue waters of the Gulf, just off the shore behind TradeWinds Island Grand, you can jump and climb on inflatable slides and floating trampolines. 

Kids_HTS High Tide Water Slide
Plummet down the three-story High Tide Water Slide located beachfront at Island Grand. Must be at least 42” tall. Unlimited rides are included in the resort amenity fee.

KONK Activities Center 80x80 KONK Activities Center (Kids Only, No Kidding!) at Island Grand
Play as a family between 10 am and 5 pm at the KONK Activities Center. Play video or board games, paint, draw on chalkboard walls or watch a movie. These activities are FREE.

KONK Club 80x80 KONK Club Drop-off Camps at Island Grand
Our counselors offer safe and fully supervised programs, including Camp Safari and Space Camp, for ages 4-12. Includes a snack or meal. Call the Adventure Center at 727.363.2294 for registration and pricing.

KONK Care 80x80 KONK Care at Island Grand
Drop off your kids with the Adventure Team. They'll play games, paint, watch movies, and enjoy various activities around property. Snacks and drinks are provided; meal if longer than 3 hours. For ages 4-12, between 8 am and 11 pm daily. Call the Adventure Center at 727.363.2294 for reservations. $20/hour, $10/hour for each additional child

Kids_TAZ_Team_Small_Thumb Daily Crafts at KONK Activities Center
Let our TradeWinds Adventure Center team keep you entertained with activities and crafts for all ages. Create your own sea shell night light, make marine life soap, beach candles or tie dye. The Painting Studio is open daily with a variety of items for customized gifts to take back home. KONK Activities Center at Island Grand. Nominal fees apply.

Triple Wipe Out 80x80 Triple WipeOut
Test your balancing skills on the new "Triple WipeOut" surfing experience. Located beachfront at Island Grand. Unlimited rides are included in the resort amenity fee.

Bucky Shark Ride 80x80 "Bucky" the Shark
Ride "Bucky" the mechanical shark, located beachfront at Island Grand. You can ride this bucking shark daily from noon to sunset. Must be at least 4 ft tall; weight limit 250 lbs. Tokens can be purchased at the Adventure Center. $4 per ride

Treasure_Mining_80x80 TW Treasure Mining Co.
Kids of all ages are finding treasure at the TW Treasure Mining Co. sluice. Purchase a bag of gems, fossils or seashells and get ready to sift through the earthen mixture. Available at the Adventure Center or Paddleboat Landing at Island Grand. $8-$25/bag

Lil_Guys_Thumb Li'l Guys Activities at Guy Harvey Outpost
Meet at the Li'l Guys Activity Hut, located at Guy Harvey Outpost, to participate in crafts and themed activities each day. Learn about marine life that fills our oceans or partake in a sandcastle building contest. Designed for children of all ages. The Li'l Guys Activity Hut is open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Nominal fees apply for some crafts  

touch tank Touch Tank Experience at Guy Harvey Outpost

 Hold sea  urchins and other sea critters and learn some interesting marine  trivia facts. Touch Tank Experience is limited to 1 hour so our critters can rest. 11 am - noon, 3 - 4 pm at the Guy Harvey Outfitter Shop. Closed Monday.

Captain Tim 80x80 Beach Walk at Guy Harvey Outpost
Come out with Captain Tim for a little chatter about all the morning beach activity that often goes unnoticed. Meet at the Cabana Hut beachfront, weather permitting. Tues, Thur, Sat. FREE

 Cast Net 80x80Fishing Forum with Captain Tim
Learn how to cast a fishing line, tie knots and throw a cast net without losing your teeth! Captain Tim can also fill you in on tips for fishing with kids and first-timers, tell you which fish are biting and where, and all about bait. LI’L GUYS. Tues - Sat. FREE

 kids_RedBeard-the-Pirate.jpegRedBeard the Pirate
Captain RedBeard drops by Pirate Island to show kids how to make their own sharktooth necklaces or buccaneer beads and will introduce them to Bones, his faithful parrot sidekick. 

Family Pirate Show 80x80 Family Pirate Show at Island Grand
Join Captain RedBeard's crew for a treasure chest of family fun as he entertains swashbucklers of all ages with tall tales and songs of the sea. Every Saturday (year-round) and Wednesday (seasonally during spring and summer) at 7 pm on Pirate Island at TradeWinds Island Grand. FREE. 

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We'll crank up the tunes for crazy competitions and prizes. Poolside Invasion is daily at Island Grand (1 pm) and Guy Harvey Outpost (12:30 pm) Beachfront Pools. FREE

Paddleboats small thumb Paddleboats
Hop aboard a paddleboat and cruise under bridges, around islands and through a meandering waterway home to our resident swans. Paddleboats are included in the resort amenity fee

DiveIn_Movie_80x80 Dive-In Movies
Grab a raft or sit poolside and watch a feature film on our inflatable big screen. Movies are shown nightly at the beachfront pool at Island Grand. Features are listed at the Adventure Center. FREE

kids_Games-of-Skill_PuttPutt.jpeg Games, Games, Games
Try the 9 hole mini-golf course, life-size chess set, ping-pong table, beach volleyball and more. Mini-golf and beach games are included in the resort amenity fee

Beaker Tuck-ins 80x80 Beaker Tuck-Ins at Island Grand
Create the memory of a lifetime by surprising your kids by having our loveable mascot, Beaker the Pelican, visit their room to personally wish them sweet dreams. Beaker Tuck-Ins are available Friday evening with a 24 hour advance reservation. Call the Adventure Center at 727.363.2294 to make arrangements. $20, additional child $10

kids_Hair-Braids-More.jpeg Hair Braids
On sunny weekends, the beachfront pool deck at Island Grand has a local artisan that can teach children how to paint on canvas or get a few Caribbean hair braids. 

kids_bungeegirl80.jpeg Bungee Trampoline
A trampoline combined with the thrill of bungee jumping equals a full day of excitement. Bungee Trampoline is now available for night rides during the weekends. Single ride tokens are available for purchase at the TradeWinds Adventure Center. $8 per ride

kids_Beach_Birthday_Party_Package.png Beach Birthday Bash
We provide the setting, the food, the drinks and variety of package options and add-ons such as use of our High Tide Slide or Bungee Trampoline. Call 727.363.2329 to make your reservation or visit the TradeWinds Adventure Center.