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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Mobile Bay Ferry

51 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 861-3000
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This is a vehicle and passenger ferry operating between Dauphin Island and Fort Morgan. Daily departures occur every 45 minutes. Call for rates and schedule. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Lost Bay Helicopters

1215 Commerce Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 609-3008
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We offer breathtaking beach tours, romantic sunset flights and thrilling yet comfortable rides for adults and children of all ages. For the really adventurous, take the controls during flight lessons.
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Gulf Bowl

2881 S. Juniper St.
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-4575
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We offer 24 Brunswick lanes, an adult pool table room, 2,500-square foot arcade, multilevel laser tag arena, full-service seafood restaurant, snack bar and the best birthday parties around.
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Gulf Coast Escape Room, INC.

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Ste. A
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 979-7737
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We offer a fun and challenging real life adventure game. Your team works together finding clues and solving puzzles to escape from one of the four themed rooms, and you only have 60 minutes.
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Fat Daddy's Arcade

24565 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-1050
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Fat Daddy’s Arcade in Orange Beach, AL 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 Arcade welcomes families, groups and birthday parties! Visit us online at www.fatdaddysarcadeorangebeach.com.
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Ferris Wheel at The Wharf

23101 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000
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This is one of the largest Ferris Wheels in the southeast and is open M-Sat. from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sun. from noon - 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 each.
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Escape House Waterville

906 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3712
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We offer the best escape rooms on the Gulf Coast! Find the Great Mysto’s secret hiding place or find shelter from an approaching hurricane. We are great family fun.
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Coastal Segway Adventures

22050 Campground Rd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 509-8687
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Coastal Segway Adventures is a guided segway tour through the Backcountry Trail in the Gulf State Park. Certified operators will begin each tour with a lesson on Segway operations.
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Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres

3780 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 923-0785
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Featuring 14 auditoriums with wall–to-wall screens, Cobb Theatres offers true stadium seating, Dolby digital surround sound, six 3D theaters, one-D' Box reserved motion seating and full-service concession with beer available.
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BeachFlight Aviation

1215 Commerce Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 597-5999
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Experience an aviation adventure activity unlike any sightseeing tour. You can fly the aircraft over Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan and beyond with the help of an FAA-certified instructor.
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* All information contained in our database is supplied by the individual businesses to the AGCCVB for inclusion on our web site and in printed materials.
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