Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Water-Based Attractions

A day on the water is exciting, but add a boat, jet ski or even dolphins and the day gets even better. Whether you want a sunset sail or to feel the sea spray from a jet ski, you’ll find it all in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

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Back Bay Charters
26619 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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We specialize in private cruises for up to six people. Our boat excursions include dolphin, sunset and sightseeing cruises that can be completely customized. We will even come and pick you and your family and/or friends up from a location of your choice. Our dolphin and sightseeing cruises are exciting ways to learn more about the history of and the wildlife in our destination. And our sunset cruises are ideal for a quick couple’s getaway. Call today. • Marine restrooms available • 2, 4 and 8-hour trips More Info More Info
Back Bay Sailing Adventures
5749 Bay La Launch
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Let’s cast off the lines and sail whichever way the wind takes us. Explore the beautiful back bays of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. We are a true sailing experience, meaning we turn the engines off as soon as our sails are up. Want to get some hands-on sailing experience? We will happily teach you some basic sailing techniques during your excursion with us. • Day, sunset and adventure tours available • Accommodates up to 6 guests • Private sailing lessons available • 2, 3, 4 and 6 hours More Info More Info
BeachnRiver Kayak Rentals
18743 Keller Rd.
Foley, AL 36535-
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Discover your inner "Huck Finn" with BeachnRiver Kayak Rentals. Captain your own eco-kayak tour and explore still-water rivers. Experience an intimate, shaded setting on the historic Bon Secour River. We are open seasonally from March 15 to August 15 only. Please phone for reservations. More Info More Info
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
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(800) 247-8420

Step back in time at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Stroll through the vibrant 65-acre garden and tour the 1936 Home to view the original collections of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath. Bellingrath Gardens and Home offers blooms and beauty every day of the year and numerous special events, from Winter Wednesdays in January and February to Magic Christmas in Lights in November and December. Tour the home and gardens in every season!

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Blue Dolphin Cruises, LLC.
29603 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-
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Blue Dolphin Cruises offers some of the best dolphin cruises on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Our pontoon boat ensures a comfortable and spacious trip with air conditioning and plenty of inside and outside seating. The boat is handicap and wheelchair accessible, has an onboard concession stand and onboard restroom. If you’re looking for an exciting live-narrated cruise, then Blue Dolphin Cruises is the trip for you. We operate out of Flora-Bama Marina in Orange Beach and make trips year-round. More Info More Info
A Pair A Dice Charter
4673 Wharf Pkwy West
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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See wild dolphins as they jump through the waves or glide along with the boat, drag a shrimp net and pull up unique aquatic sea life. We offer private dolphin, shrimping, fishing and nature cruises. We can customize any trip to fit your family’s needs, your children will enjoy being captain for a day and steering the boat to our destination. Don’t forget your camera so you can capture the memories of your adventure and your children’s big smiles.

• Coolers welcome

• Pet friendly

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Action Outdoors Entertainment, LLC
650 LeMoyne Dr.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
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We offer safe, comfortable boat trips into the waters surrounding Dauphin Island. We offer dolphin cruises as well as educational resources and classroom activities on bay ecosystems and provide learning tools that are written with the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) Standards and Objectives in mind. Our boat is called The Duke. It is a 44-foot Coast Guard inspected vessel built with the purpose of bringing people closer to the water. Our trips leave out of the Dauphin Island Marina. More Info More Info
Airboat Adventures
3775 Battleship Parkway
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
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Experience the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta with Airboat Adventures. There is fun for the whole family running the shallows in an airboat looking for all the native wildlife. We can customize any ride to meet your needs. Our airboats get you up close to the shallow water animals, allowing for a wonderful learning opportunity. On your trip you are likely to see turtles, alligators, owls, herons and much more. We also offer bow fishing trips. Our saltwater bow fishing includes flounder, mullet and more. More Info More Info
Alabama Dolphin Cruises (Southern Rose)
27212 Marina Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Come aboard the Southern Rose, where you will find fun, exhilarating dolphin and sunset cruises. This 64-foot double-decker boat has an air-conditioned upper deck, inside and outside seating on both decks, two restrooms and a cash bar for purchase of snacks and alcoholic beverages. Our guests are allowed to bring their own coolers aboard for non-alcoholic beverages. Cruises leave from Happy Harbor Marina in Orange Beach and last between 1 ½ to 2 hours. We guarantee you’ll see a dolphin! More Info More Info
Alabama Extreme Watersports Inc.
5749 Bay La Launch
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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We are your destination for extreme rentals and tours in Orange Beach. Located at Bear Point, we offer daily jet ski rentals and waverunner dolphin tours. Come visit us for your next vacation memory. More Info More Info

* 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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