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Four Unique Ways to Get Around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

View our coastal paradise from a new angle with these fun and unique area tours.

With miles of sugar-sand beaches, hidden canals and inlets, and can’t-miss attractions, you’ve got a lot of ground (and waves) to cover if you want to experience everything the Alabama Gulf Coast has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your third trip this week, these four unique ways to get around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach will show you the destination from a whole new angle.

Top Four Unique Ways to Tour Alabama's Beaches

Cruisin' Tikis Orange Beach

Cruisin' Tikis Orange Beach

This fun new attraction puts a whole new spin on crusin’. Grab five of your favorite friends and your preferred beverages for a turn around the back bay on this floating tiki bar. Float near some of the best inlets and harbors in the area, venture to Bird Island for a three-hour sandbar party, or take a sunset cruise with views of playful dolphins. Whatever you choose, your captain will tag along to show you the best of the beach and keep the fun flowing from start to finish!

Gulf Coast Ducks in Orange Beach, AL

Gulf Coast Ducks

Experience a bird’s-eye view of the Alabama Gulf Coast on a unique boat ride with Gulf Coast Ducks. These amphibious WWII vehicles can navigate by land or sea, giving visitors the best of both worlds. On a fun 50-minute tour, you’ll cruise through the natural beauty of Cotton Bayou as your local guides introduce you to the area’s rich history (and show you some of the best beaches, of course).

BeachFlight Aviation in Gulf Shores, AL

BeachFlight Aviation

You’ll lose your heart and your breath when you take in Alabama’s beaches from the thrilling seat of an airborne gyroplane! This lofty experience offers stunning panoramic views of the area as you cruise miles above the beaches with the help of your FAA-Certified Flight Instructor. Choose from 20-, 40-, or 60-minute tours. You can even master your own views when you take the controls for yourself as you soar over our scenic shore!

Anonyme Cruises in Orange Beach, AL

Anonyme Cruises

This unique electric boat cruise is about the ride, not the destination. Hop on a Duffy Electric Boat for a luxurious two-hour ride through the quiet canals, back bays, and coves of Orange Beach. Because you’re cruising at idle speeds, you and your group can recline on the comfortable leather seats as you talk, sightsee, and sip your favorite cocktail - without worrying about spilling a drop. Anonyme Cruises offers afternoon, sunset, and morning trips. You can even book a special event to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or vow renewal in nautical style! 

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