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18 Apr 2018
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If you're looking to make a few new under-the-water friends while you're on your Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation, a dolphin cruise is the perfect way to spend the day (or evening)!

Southern Rose 

For dolphin cruises, parasailing, kayaks, jet skis, paddleboards and more, the crew at Southern Rose has you covered in Orange Beach. 

Alabama Dolphin Cruises aboard the Southern Rose are a family favorite for a great reason. They guarantee that you’ll see dolphin! Cruises depart from Happy Harbor Marina in Orange Beach. Once onboard you’ll enjoy air-conditioned comfort and a spacious double-decker experience with lots of room to move around and see the views. Cruises are typically one and half to two hours. And all cruises are wheelchair accessible. 


Orange Beach Dolphin Tours  

Orange Beach Dolphin Tours has is figured out. It’s all about where dolphins like to eat, and knowing where and how wild dolphins eat means that your captain can be in the right place at the right time to give you the best opportunity to see them. For Orange Beach Dolphin Tours that means a calm trip on the back bay waters. 

During your cruise, your captain can share lots of information about the dolphins’ diet, their breeding, calving, and nursing behavior. They really are fascinating animals and seeing them up close is a treat for all ages. When you call to book, ask about their popular wave runner option and the Pirates Cove Cheeseburger in Paradise run. 


Cold Mil Fleet Dolphin Cruise  

What is it that is so thrilling about seeing dolphins leap from the water? Maybe it is the unexpected. One moment the surface of the water is all you see, the next moment a magnificent creature is leaping high into the air only to disappear again. In a brief second it happens and it is gone. You feel privileged to have seen it and you are transfixed on the surface, waiting for the next jump. 

That’s the kind of magical moments that you can count on when you book a dolphin cruise with the folks at Cold Mil Fleet Dolphin Cruise. Based at Bear Point Marina in Orange Beach, the crew at Dolphin Cruises ensures that all their guests can enjoy the thrill of seeing dolphins up close. 

Looking for a romantic date idea? Dolphin Cruises also offers a wonderful sunset cruise. How about a private charter? Sure! They are available for both daytime and sunset. 

Dolphins Down Under

Dolphins Down Under takes its guests for a dolphin-seeking mission via their beautiful glass bottom catamarans. Whether you want to join a group during the day or start or end the day on one of the sunrise or sunset tours, there are plenty of daily tours from which to choose.

Looking for a private charter? No problem! From weddings to birthday parties and company events, the options are seemingly endless. Tours last from 1-2 hours and Captain Robert of Dolphins Down Under is always a hit with his knowledge of the area and the humorous touch he adds to the tour. 

Still need more ideas for what to do while you're here? For more information about what to do during your Gulf Shores or Orange Beach vacation, check out more of our blog