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.
Splash Island Water Park
Splash Island Water Park is closed for the season and will re-open next spring. 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.
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 (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 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 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
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.
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" 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
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
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.
Shore Fishing and Beach Walk at Guy Harvey Outpost
Join in on a variety of activities with Captain Tim. Rent a fishing pole for shore or sunset fishing, or take a stroll down the beach as Captain Tim talks about tackle, bait and fishing basics. Call the Guy Harvey Outfitter Shop at 727.329.1408 for information. Shore Fishing (Tues/Fri) $25/rod - adults and kids 12 and up. Beach Walk (Wed) FREE
Learn to Throw a Cast Net with Captain Tim
There's quite a technique to seeing a cast net balloon out into a perfect circle. Try your hand at it. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1 pm at the Guy Harvey Outpost Li'l Guys Activities Hut. FREE
RedBeard 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 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.
We'll crank up the tunes for crazy competitions and prizes. Poolside Invasion is daily at 1 pm at Island Grand and Guy Harvey Outpost Beachfront Pools. FREE
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.
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
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 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. $30, additional child $15
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.
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
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.