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Family friendly things to do at the beach.

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Our up-close and intimate Animal Encounters are unique educational opportunities to learn about some of our most gentle and fascinating animals in a safe, supervised environment. Appropriate for all ages, it`s a fun, foto-fantastic must-do at the zoo!
Pirate`s Island Adventure Golf

Pirate`s Island Adventure Golf

Pirate`s Island offers a unique Adventure Golf experience for ages 3 to 93. Follow in the footsteps of notorious pirates like Blackbeard and Captain Kidd. Begin your themed adventure at our seaside village and depart along the shores of the tidal lagoon. Continue through the caves where pirates buried their booty and explore the mountain to view a panorama of our entire pirate adventure. Extraordinary landscapes, waterfalls, streams and bridges await, as you stroll through this themed setting. Join us for an experience the entire family can enjoy.
Waterville USA

Waterville USA

Waterville USA offers you 20-acres of fun through our waterpark, amusement park and escape rooms. Located just 1/4 mile from the beach, we are in the heart of the beautiful resort community of Gulf Shores, Alabama. With over $10 million invested in new and improved attractions over the years, our parks and your memories just keep getting better. At Waterville USA, we are committed to your experience and that`s what keeps families coming back day after day, year after year, since 1986.
Beach Bike Rentals

Beach Bike Rentals

Since 2007, we have been sharing our love for riding and exploring by bicycle. We even added Electra Bicycles to our Fleet, a brand known to be relaxing and fun leading them to be the number one cruiser brand in the USA. Also to keep the fun going, our bicycles are serviced and maintained by professionally trained bicycle mechanics.
The Park at OWA

The Park at OWA

Find all of our deals, specials, and discounts here! From amusement park tickets to discounts at OWA`s shops and restaurants, you`ll find everything you need to make your visit one for the books.
The Track

The Track

Ride to your heart`s content at The Track in Gulf Shores, AL! Fun for the whole family, The Track features six Go-Kart Tracks, Mini Golf, Blaster Boats, Kids Country Rides, the high flying Skycoaster, the Spinning Coaster, and the 5,000 sq. foot Fat Daddy`s Arcade. Check out the Slick Track for a slipping, sliding go-kart experience.
Alligator Alley

Alligator Alley

Start your guided adventure with a walk to the elevated viewing platform, where you can see over 200 alligators now from hatchlings to mature adults, relaxing, sunbathing, courting and nesting. After a breath taking view, continue your adventure with a nature walk on the elevated boardwalk and see alligators in their natural habitat along with other natural inhabitants such as turtles, ospreys, owls and bull frogs only a couple feet away!
The Wharf

The Wharf

The Wharf is a premier, 222-acre entertainment district located at Foley Beach Expressway and Canal Road in Orange Beach, AL. The Wharf is a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere with a 15-screen movie theater, one of the tallest Ferris wheels in the Southeast, the Wharf Express Train, an 18-hole Mini Golf Course and ziplines. With an array of amenities, choose from over 30 retail shops specializing in fashion, home, souvenirs and spas. Enjoy fine dining, casual southern flair and local seafood favorites at numerous restaurants.
Cetacean Cruises

Cetacean Cruises

Close your eyes and daydream with us for a moment. Imagine a blue-sky day aboard a boat surrounded by shimmering water. Seagulls dive into the water for their dinner, truly a fresh catch. Friendly dolphins dance in sequence, just a short distance from the boat, and Caribbean music sets the tone for a relaxing dolphin cruise through Wolf Bay and the surrounding waters of Orange Beach, Alabama. There`s no reason to daydream when you can experience this treasure first-hand with the Cetacean Cruise team.
The Factory Trampoline Park

The Factory Trampoline Park

Want to have some high-flying fun? The Trampoline Arena is where you need to be! Nothing is average in here, even the Trampolines. Also, check out their website for more information on birthday parties, arcade, and the climbing walls.
The Sunny Lady Dolphin Tours at The Wharf

The Sunny Lady Dolphin Tours at The Wharf

Join us on our daily dolphin and sunset cruises. Come experience an exciting opportunity to see dolphin and other marine wildlife along the scenic back bays of Orange Beach.
Surf`s Up Dolphin Cruise

Surf`s Up Dolphin Cruise

At Surf`s Up Dolphin Cruises we provide affordable family fun! You are guaranteed to see wild dolphins surf and play in their natural environment. Join us for an unforgettable dolphin cruise in the waters of Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama!
AMC at the Wharf

AMC at the Wharf

Watch a new movie or classic, fan fave film in your own AMC Safe & Clean space. It`s perfect for an everyday getaway or a special occasion! Plus, select theatres now offer rentals for larger groups.
Cool Shots Selfie Museum

Cool Shots Selfie Museum

Instagrammable Fun! / TikTok Awesomeness! Over 50 Unique scenes for taking your Instagram Reels and Photos to the next level! And If you want to make TikTok Videos - The Cool Shots Selfie Museum is the place to be!
Tumble Beez

Tumble Beez

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Dolphins Down Under

Dolphins Down Under

Explore the Gulf Coast and experience wild dolphins in their natural environment on our popular glass bottom dolphin cruise in Orange Beach. Reserve your spot today!
American Star Pirate Cruise

American Star Pirate Cruise

Sail on our Orange Beach Pirate Ship Cruise as we bring the most unique form of family entertainment to the Alabama Gulf Coast Area. The American Star is located at 4575 South Wilson Blvd. Orange Beach, AL 36561. Bring your young pirates aboard the American Star for a swashbuckling Pirate Adventure on Terry Cove in Orange Beach, Alabama. Your mini-mates will have the opportunity to act like pirates, get their face painted, and learn some pirate lingo. Once on board, the young pirates will defend the ship in a gun battle, sing along as the pirate crew sings songs of the sea, hear true stories of pirate and privateer attacks in the legendary Pirates Cove, and hunt for the Captain`s lost gold and treasure chest. We will celebrate the gold recovery with musical games and a Pirate Limbo contest as we safely return to port. Watch out for any surprise attacks that we may have on board as a good way to cool ourselves off in the hot summer sun!
Gulf State Park

Gulf State Park

Gulf State Park has two miles of beaches, a spacious campground and a brand new Lodge and Conference Center to greet you. Yes, we have gorgeous white sand, surging surf, seagulls and a variety of activities, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your toes into.
Gulf State Park Pier

Gulf State Park Pier

Daily anglers who pay the $10.00 daily parking fee will also receive one daily pier fishing permit included with their parking. The paid parking terminal will dispense one receipt with instructions that the bottom half of the receipt is to be torn off and presented to the attendant at the pier admission window, and the other portion of the receipt is to be placed in plain view on the vehicle dash board. The angler presenting the paid parking receipt to the attendant will be permitted to fish all day at no additional cost. Other anglers in the vehicle will be required to purchase a daily pier fishing permit. Anglers who have purchased an annual, semi-annual fishing, monthly or weekly permit at the pier will be issued a decal that is to be affixed to the inside right of the vehicle windshield and a placard will be issued to these permit holders indicating the expiration date of the permit. This placard is also to be displayed in plain view on the vehicle dashboard. Permit holders will need to present their permit cards to the attendant at the pier admission window for entrance to the pier for fishing. The decal affixed to the windshield will allow the Permit holders to gain free parking at all the Gulf State Park beach locations.
Sand Castle University

Sand Castle University

Sand Castle University teaches tips and tricks to building professional Sand Castles to groups of ALL ages and skill levels! We come right to your beach location and provide all the tools needed. Available on the coasts of Alabama and Mississippi.
Brandon Styles Live Shows at OWA

Brandon Styles Live Shows at OWA

BRANDON STYLES IS BOTH TIMELESS AND TIMELY, A STYLE TO STAND OUT! With multiple shows to choose from, Brandon Styles 1-Man Variety Show offers the perfect mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, audience participation, ventriloquism and, award-winning magic. Brandon Styles Magic Show is an hour packed full of magic and comedy! New for 2020, the music and singing impressions from Trip Down Memory Lane Dinner Show will take you back to the 50s, 60s, and 70s! His tours have taken him all throughout the country. Whether you are 8 or 80, Brandon Styles shows have something for you!
Jurassic Golf Gulf Shores - Indoor Blacklight Adventure

Jurassic Golf Gulf Shores - Indoor Blacklight Adventure

Indoor Blacklight Mini Golf for all ages to enjoy!
OWA Water Park

OWA Water Park

You`ll want to dive in, stay a while, and enjoy a cool, tropical drink All. Year. Round. ?? Coastal Alabama will never be the same again! Take the very best of indoor comfort, add a constant cool flow of fun and a tropical twist. What do you end up with? OWA`s all-new water park, coming soon to Coastal Alabama!

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