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Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center

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Address: 8602 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-4739
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+1 850-234-1049

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A bit pricey and outdated

The place has potential to be really fun but def needs updating. It's def not worth the price for the time being. I would have felt better paying the price if it was updated... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
Mike O
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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150 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great stop for the small kiddies. Plenty for them to do and some miniture golfing right close. found the people friendly and the prices a little high.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The place has potential to be really fun but def needs updating. It's def not worth the price for the time being. I would have felt better paying the price if it was updated. There are better places all over the beach to spend your money.

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Thank Mike O
Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Visited with friends in the evening...the price of $10+ tax is the highest we've ever paid for 18 holes,of mini-golf. The holes are well,worn and not that exciting. Overall, we had some fun, but won't be back.

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Thank Dutrihard
Birmingham
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

putt putt golf needed cleaning/upgrading- vortex go carts were not fun- only open on fri sat & sun- so lost out on tickets because the girl told me I could "use tomorrow"

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Thank tj4bama
Beavercreek, Ohio
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We only played golf, so I can't comment on the other attractions they have. The golf was decent at best. We had a bogo coupon, so it was worth it to play here. It defiantly needs some maintenance done.

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Thank Ryan M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

My family enjoyed going there. But the place is definitely outdated and showing lots of wear. Needs a good fixing up. The mini-golf water features were nasty and full of trash. The holes were worn. The go-karts & the arcade was fun. The bumper boats could use a cover to keep seats from getting hot when just sitting there.

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Thank Debbie P
Baytown, Texas
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This place didn't look like much, but we had a lot of fun for the money we paid. We paid $30 for 2 adults and enjoyed 3 different forms of entertainment. We rode the go-carts & number boats and the 18 hole mini golf. The number boats looked so bad and outdated and small area of water, but it turned... More 

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Thank Besttexaswelder
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The prices are a bit much but overall they have packages to fit every age. The go carts are a bit rough but still fun. The staff is pretty lethargic with little personality. However, we had a group with teenagers, adults, and young children and everyone had a good time!

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Thank Zealy A
Albany, Kentucky
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Reasonable prices and stuff for the whole family to enjoy. Putt putt was great and the arcade and go karts were fun.

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Thank williamscottstep2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times over the past many years and this year's trip was by far the worst. Very rude workers who made it obvious they weren't happy to be there and one yelled at my daughter for bumping a cart when it was actually the kid behind her. There was also a kid the got spun out... More 

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