Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Coast Family Amusements

Looking for something to do once you exit our amazing white-sand beaches? Miniature golf, dolphin cruises, bowling, ferry trips and horseback riding are just some of the fun to be had during Gulf Coast vacations. With arcades, a zoo, a water park, amusement parks and more you’ll find enjoyable activities for the entire family – from adults to children of all ages – all in one place. Browse the Gulf Coast family activities and attractions below and start planning the ultimate vacation now!

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Oak Hollow Farm
14210 Greeno Rd.
Fairhope, AL 36532
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Over 300 acres of rolling pastures and 100 year old oak trees make this historic property a beautiful destination for any occasion. Our attractions include horseback riding, hayrides, archery, skeet shooting, dove and pheasant hunts and even catch-and-release fishing in our fully-stocked pond. We’ve got basketball, corn hole, horseshoes and volleyball if you have a competitive side or take the entire extended family on a peaceful hayride on a crisp afternoon. From family reunions and weddings and receptions to corporate events, Oak Hollow Farm caters to creating memorable experiences. More Info More Info
Orange Beach Disc Golf
27920 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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This 9-hole par 27 disc golf course located on Canal Road just east of Sportsman Marina and south of the dog park. Amateurs to pros will enjoy the bounty of trees and shaded cover that challenges a short course like this with plenty of winds and natural obstacles. Disc golf can be played at any age, making it one of the greatest lifetime fitness sports available. It’s easy to learn and no one is excluded no matter their skill level. Come play today! More Info More Info
Orange Beach Helicopters Tours
28273 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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(855) 496-2747
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast via an exciting helicopter tour. At Orange Beach Helicopter Tours, we offer beach tours, sunset tours, special events and photo/video shoots as well as sea life tours for up to three people. Prices start at $35 per person. Come fly with us today and view the sugar-white sands and turquoise waters from above. It is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience, and you’ll come back every year to try a different tour. More Info More Info

OWA

OWA
1501 South OWA Blvd.
Foley, AL 36535
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Located just north of the Gulf beaches in Foley, OWA's amusement park has something for everyone! Centered on a 14-acre lake, the name “OWA” is inspired by the Muscogee Creek term for “water.” From the 21-ride amusement park, to unique shopping and dining, to entertainment opportunities and more throughout the 520-acre property, OWA is a must do on your next Gulf Coast vacation. Our park hours vary by season, so please visit our website and check our calendar before your vacation. More Info More Info
Mobile Bay Ferry
51 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Come aboard the Mobile Bay Ferry and experience “the Gulf Coast’s most scenic drive.” Our ferries, the Fort Morgan and the Marissa Mae Nichole, carry passengers across Mobile Bay between Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island and Fort Morgan at Mobile Point. The trip takes roughly 40 minutes providing plenty of time to view ships, birds and marine life. We operate according to the weather condition so please be sure to give us a call or check our website before you plan your departure time. More Info More Info
Lost Bay Helicopters
1215 Commerce Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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We are a veteran owned and operated helicopter company located in Gulf Shores. We offer breathtaking beach tours, romantic sunset flights, skydiving and thrilling yet comfortable rides for adults and children of all ages. For the really adventurous, take the controls during a flight lesson. We also take custom requests where we will tailor the experience specifically for you whether that be a business event or surprise proposal. Our highly-skilled pilots are dedicated to making sure you have a memorable and safe experience. More Info More Info
Gulf Bowl
2881 S. Juniper St.
Foley, AL 36535
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This family owned and operated attraction has been providing fun since 1959. We are a 35,000 square foot family entertainment center with a spectacular VIP boutique bowling room with private bar. We have 16 traditional lanes and seven VIP lanes. Additional amenities include arcade, laser tag, high ropes course, pool tables, and party rooms. Our fabulous fare from the full-service Captain’s Galley seafood restaurant and lane side grill is a local favorite. From birthdays to corporate events to karaoke fun, join us. More Info More Info
Gulf Coast Escape Room, INC.
701 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Ste. A
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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We offer a fun and challenging real-life adventure game. Your team will work together to find clues and solve puzzles in order to escape from one of the four themed rooms. That sounds easiest enough, right? Plot twist: you only have 60 minutes. We have five scenarios to choose from including Bates Motel, Zombie Autopsy and The Doll Room. We offer rooms for birthdays and corporate outings as well as families looking for a fun inside activity to take a break from the sun. More Info More Info
Fat Daddy
24565 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Fat Daddy’s Arcade in Orange Beach is one of the area’s top attractions for family-friendly entertainment, featuring more than 80 arcade games, a large redemption counter with great prizes and a concession stand with pizza and drinks. Enjoy interactive games like The Walking Dead, Jurassic Park and Fruit Ninja, or test your skills at Monster Drop Chaos, The Wizard of Oz, Skee Ball, Hoops and more. Fun for all ages, Fat Daddy’s welcomes families, groups and birthday parties. Visit us online for more information. More Info More Info
Ferris Wheel at The Wharf
23101 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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No visit to Orange Beach is complete without a ride on the Ferris Wheel at The Wharf. This is one of the largest Ferris Wheels in the southeast and has become an area landmark. Treetop views across the island are a thrill to see, day or night. More than 112 feet tall, this exciting ride holds up to 140 people in its 24 gondolas, one handicapped accessible. This marvel was created by Italy's Technical Park and is a must-do activity for the entire family. More Info More Info

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