3 Great Dolphin and Wildlife Tours Near Mobile, AL

Take a quick one-hour road trip from our apartments near the University of South Alabama over to Orange Beach and spend the day on a catamaran cruise looking for dolphins. These cruise companies offer a variety of tours, including some of our favorite dolphin tours in the greater Mobile area. You're likely to see some other marine life as well, like sea turtles, osprey, herons, and more. 

Cruise Orange Beach

Enjoy the scenery of nearby bays and the Gulf of Mexico with Cruise Orange Beach. There are numerous dolphin cruises in the area, but only some can go into the Gulf, like Cruise Orange Beach. The crew will help you spot the many Atlantic Bottle Nose Dolphins and other marine wildlife. You may even get to hold a live blue crab!

Cetacean Cruises 

Get an up-close view of dolphins with Cetacean Cruises. The crew have named many of the dolphins in a particular pod, recognizing them by their unique dorsal fins. On their popular dolphin and nature cruise, the crew will take you through the hidden creeks of the back bay. You’ll see the dolphin pod, other marine life, and local flora and fauna. The crew will point out osprey, herons, bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, and more. 

Sail Wild Hearts

Book the two-hour afternoon dolphin cruise with Sail Wild Hearts and enjoy the Gulf Coast scenery on a 52-foot catamaran. You are likely to spot dolphins playing in the waves and maybe even some sea turtles. The experienced crew knows the best spots to see the dolphins and will help point them out to you from the viewing deck. Check out the numerous other cruises they offer. 

Living in Mobile, it’s easy to take advantage of nature cruises and dolphin tours. You can also enjoy a secret history or food tour closer to home. Contact us today and schedule a tour of Traditions at South. Enjoy the beautiful scenery so close to our apartments near the University of South Alabama.

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