Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
There are many ways to experience the crystal clear waters of Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fort Morgan, but kayaking allows you to get close and personal with the water and wildlife like no other. Spend some time alone on the water, kayak with a group to explore new spots together or spend an afternoon fishing or seeing some wildlife up close.
22 listings found.
26214 Garrett Ln.
Providing you with the water sport adventures that are going to make your experience in Alabama unforgettable, we have wave-runners, pontoon boats, jet ski dolphin cruises and fishing charters. We are located at Walker Marina.
325 E. Canal Road
Explore the scenic Alabama coastal region. Paddle around the islands and share the water with the Dolphin on Perdido Pass. Kayak across Little Lagoon, Oyster Bay or Wolf Bay. Explore Graham Creek and Wolf Creek. View shore birds in their natural environment. For a truly unique experience, call Shooting Star Kayaks. With over 20 years of local paddling experience.
26448 Cotton Bayou Dr.
We are open M - Sat. from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and closed on Sun. In addition to standard kayaks, we rent stand-up paddled boards and fishing kayaks. Cash or Check only.
25328 Canal Rd.
Perdido Beach Services offers lounge chairs, folding chairs and umbrella rentals. Our water sports rentals include kayaks, sailboats, stand-up paddleboards, surfboards and boogie boards.
14140 River Road
At Perdido Key Watersports, we can fulfill all of your recreational watersports needs. Come enjoy your day in the perfect location that offers relaxation, white-sand beaches and unbeatable scenery. Our professional tour guides will take you on a kayaking eco-tour, sunset dolphin cruise or fishing charter. Take advantage of our large group discount and activity rates and enjoy the savings when you travel with a group of friends or family members. Your happiness is our goal. Call us today to reserve your next trip.
7255 Flood Reef
Stand-up paddling is great fun for the whole family and an excellent form of exercise. We provide free delivery and free instructions. Find out what the board life is all about! Kayaks are available.
26302 Perdido Beach Blvd.
We offer PADI scuba training and equipment rentals. Scuba diving and trips are our specialty. Paddleboard and kayak rentals are available with tours to our picturesque local islands.
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
We offer your adventure in paradise. Rent one of our pontoon or party boats, a stand-up paddle board or a kayak and explore the local waters. Our boats are located at Tacky Jacks.
4673 Wharf Parkway
Nicest boats on the Island, 20 miles of calm bays, rivers, islands and bayous to cruise and explore wild dolphins, great fishing grounds, nature areas for bird watching and islands with secluded beaches. All boats have built in restrooms, 150HP Yamaha and XM radio. Located at The Wharf!
800 W. Beach Blvd.
Ike's Beach Service is Alabama's best in beach recreation. Our rentals include beach chairs, umbrellas, beach wheelchairs, kayaks and paddle boards. We also offer parasailing adventures and banana boat rides.
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Why Go Kayaking in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach?
Kayaking is a fun and adventurous activity for anyone visiting Alabama's Gulf Coast. Beginners can find classes to learn the basics where instructors will take you through the paddling and safety mechanics step-by-step. Rental companies will provide you with all the gear you need as well. If you're experienced in kayaking, you can rent your own equipment and get straight into the water at whatever pace you please.
Where to Kayak in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan?
Some of the most common areas to kayak in the Gulf include:
- Bon Secour River
- Little Lagoon
- Lake Shelby in Gulf State Park
- Perdido Pass
- Wolf Bay
With great bays, rivers, beaches, and the Gulf, there's always somewhere new to explore and a new way to spend time on the water. If rest and relaxation are on your vacation agenda, a morning spent on a kayak might be just the activity you're looking for. It's no surprise that being on the water is a stress reliever. Being in a kayak allows for a calm and smooth ride, making it even easier to enjoy some quiet time to yourself.
Few activities in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan will get you as close to nature as kayaking. When you paddle through waterways such as Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge
, you'll get acquainted with fish, turtles and the many kinds of Gulf Shores birds
that are in the area year-round.
If group tours
and guided adventures aren't your speed, consider spending some time kayaking to get to know the area better. The smaller size of a kayak will allow you to take all the twists and turns you want, as you take your time exploring. If you're traveling with others, taking kayaks (or even tandem kayaks) out on the water will allow you to have fun and bond while fitting in some physical activity.
is a favorite pastime among visitors to the area. Gulf Shores kayaking will give you an opportunity to get close to the action, get the best views of the fish surrounding you and stealthily navigate the waters. In the summer, you might even be able to take part in kayak fishing lessons, to get some tips.
Best Kayak Rentals in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
There are many local companies that offer kayak rentals for those visiting Gulf Shores Orange Beach and Fort Morgan. You'll find all the equipment you need to get out on the water. Whether you're a beginner or expert, kayak professionals will make sure you're prepared for your day.
Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan have prime weather year-round for vacationing. However, if kayaking is on your agenda, be aware that many kayak rental companies are closed or have limited hours of operation during the winter season, typically from November to February. Call the rental company of your choice to find out more information.
If you're looking for the best nature kayaking during your next beach vacation, start planning your kayaking adventure to Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan today. Be sure to check out all the things to do in Gulf Shores
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