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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A bit pricey and outdated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

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Mike O
Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to the bad condition of the bumper boats they were not working..... bud the useless manager could not do anything other than give the tickets back.... like if we were staying here to live.... really bad manner of this such caked manager.... other than keeping the customer happy did not hear any reasons... no wonder why people like this... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time with our grandchildren here riding the go-karts and playing putt putt golf. There is plenty of room for everyone and something for everyone! The arcade is a hit with the kids :-) You won't go wrong or broke spending time here!

Thank Joe W. C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome mini golf place for some family fun. We came tonight and had a great time. The girl at the window was friendly and polite, the course was great, and we now have a favorite course. The front course is fun but the back (castle course) is our favorite. There's a lot of walking up and down and a lot... More 

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 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.

Thank Walter S
Tallahassee, Florida
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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.

Thank Mike O
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Reviewed 21 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.

Thank Dutrihard
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6 reviews
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"

Thank tj4bama
Beavercreek, Ohio
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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.

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed 5 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.

Thank Debbie P
Baytown, Texas
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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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