Sloth Encounter Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Signature Experiences: Hands-On Adventures Only on Alabama’s Beaches

Looking for hands-on activities to do at Gulf Shores? Choose one of our unforgettable Signature Experiences and embark on a hands-on adventure. 

There’s no shortage of things to do here in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, but when you’re ready to go beyond the beach, choose one of our unforgettable Signature Experiences and embark on hands-on adventures only available on Alabama’s beaches.

Nature lovers can immerse themselves in the unique biodiversity of the Alabama Gulf Coast. At the same time, beginning anglers can learn tips and tricks for reeling in dinner at the Gulf State Park Pier. Animal lovers can meet and greet some of their furry friends at The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. All of these and more are part of a series of unique experiences available for visitors on Alabama’s beaches. Experience the beach like you never have before!

“Signature Experiences” are offered by locals who are passionate about sharing their love for the place they live, work, and play. Don’t just sightsee. Immerse yourself in the native wildlife, history, and culture of the Alabama Gulf Coast.

What Makes Signature Experiences Different?

“Signature Experiences” are offered by locals who are passionate about sharing their love for the place they live, work, and play. Don’t just sightsee. Immerse yourself in the native wildlife, history, and culture of the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Dolphins and Wildlife Kayak Tour by Wild Native

Explore

Guided Pier Walk: Gulf State Park Nature Center
Join an expert naturalist and experience the Gulf’s unique biodiversity during a free, guided walk along the Gulf State Park Pier. You’ll learn all about the pier, marine wildlife, and conservation efforts of the park from the park’s expert naturalists.

Dolphins and Wildlife Tour: Wild Native Tours
Paddle your way through the waterways of Gulf Shores with an experienced guide on a kayak excursion and observe dolphins and other wild residents in the area. You’ll learn about the bottlenose dolphin and other wildlife who call the Gulf Coast home.

Savor

Chef’s Table: Orange Beach Concierge
The Chef’s Table provides its guests with a private dining experience, which includes a multi-course tasting menu personally curated by Chef David Pan. Up to 28 people can dine, drink and connect during this unforgettable and delicious meal.

High Cotton Bath Boldly

Hand’s On

Deep-Sea Fishing: Reel Surprise Charters
Cast off for an exciting day in the Gulf on a charter fishing adventure with Reel Surprise Charters. The captain and crew provide you with everything you need for a fun-filled and memorable time on the water.

Bath Boldly: High Cotton Bath Company
Create the perfect salt scrub, body wash, lotion, and more while you work one-on-one with a skilled associate to find your ideal scents. Mix and match over 250 essential and fragrance oils to create a bath, body, home, or pet product.

Animal Encounters: Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
A can’t-miss signature experience for animal lovers, head over to the Alabama Gulf Coast and meet kangaroos, sloths and lemurs! Guests have the unforgettable opportunity to pet and interact with these animals in an intimate setting.

Angler Academy: Gulf State Park Nature Center
Even beginners can learn what it takes to be a pro saltwater angler during this two-hour workshop. Learn the ropes and then cast off at the Gulf State Park Pier. This program is offered from June until the end of summer.

Ready to encounter one of these Signature Experiences? Start planning your next trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach!

START PLANNING YOUR GULF SHORES & ORANGE BEACH VACATION

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