With its beautiful and expansive beaches, straight out of a movie cocktail bars, a chill, relaxing vibe; Cocoa Beach is the ultimate spot for a weekend getaway. Discover local favorites, surf shops, and most-sought after adventure spots in this guide. This post is here to make this time-off a truly fulfilling experience for you.

Here is a checklist for everything you must do while in Cocoa Beach:

1.    Visit Ron Jon Surf Shop

Your visit to Cocoa Beach deserves a tour of Ron Jon Surf Shop. Explore the surf shop to find every accessory you’d need to surf or have fun around the beach in. From beach apparel to swimwear for men, women, and kids, they have it all.

2.    Go for Florida Air Tours

How does an air tour of Cocoa Beach sound? Choose whether you want a plane tour or helicopter tour and sightsee from the skies. With Florida Air Tour’s various packages, you’re sure to find something that suits your preferences.

A man getting ready to surf in Cocoa Beach

3.    Kayak the Day and Night Away

Think of Kayaking be it day or night. With Bioluminescence and Comb Jelly Kayak tours, you’ll have the time of your life discovering beauty in nature. If you want something more traditional, we also offer full moon and sunset kayaking tours.

4.    Go Explore the Exploration Tower

Are you an explorer? If yes, then a visit to the Exploration Tower is a must. With stunning architecture and interactive activities, you’ll find a ton of fun things to do around here.

5.    Take a Walk around Downton Cocoa Beach

Check out Cocoa Beach’s main street that is dedicated to local businesses, great food, and fun shopping areas to shop, eat, drink, and play.

6.    Meritt Square Mall for some Urban Stuff

For a fun shopping spree, head over to Merritt Square Mall, east of Cocoa Beach. From Chick-fil-A, Sears to Victoria’s Secret, Dillard’s and more. Enjoy shopping and have a filling lunch later at Applebees, Bonefish Grill, among other eateries.

7.    Visit NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

How can you be in Florida and not visit Kennedy Space Center? “One step for man and a giant leap for mankind.” Get a closeup of Atlantis, travel to Mars, see a rocket launch — NASA has made this place fun and truly spectacular!

Are you planning to spend a weekend in Cocoa Beach? Check out our group kayak tours in Cocoa Beach where you can enjoy one-of-a-kind bioluminescent kayaking, cone jellyfish tours, and more day and night! Contact us now to book a kayak expedition.





Adventure Kayak of Cocoa Beach