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DOLPHINS AT PLAY IN THE BACK BAY

Col Mil. Cruise in an open speedboat. The 50-foot Navy transport boat has unobstructed viewing all directions. See dolphins jump high and roll on this comfy, smooth 1½-hour ride.

www.dolphincruises.com

Dolphins Downunder.  Cruise in the 45-foot glass-bottomed pontoon boat.  See dolphins as they swim and frolic beneath the boat. Spot other wetland critters during this slow-moving 1½-hour ride.

www.dolphinsdownunder.net

Boats moored:  Gulf Shores or Orange Beach Marinas

 

 

MOBILE-TENSAW DELTA/NATION’S SECOND LARGEST DELTA

This guided tour journeys through delta wilderness aboard the Delta Explorer,a comfortable covered eco-tour boat. About 45 miles long and 6 to 16 miles wide, this vast river delta encompasses 300 square miles and is considered to have the most diverse wildlife in the nation. Mississippi River Delta is larger.

www.blakeleypark.com   -  www.outdooralabama.com

 

 

THE LITTLE ZOO THAT COULD!  ALABAMA GULF COAST ZOO

Home to Animal Planet’s 13-week documentary.  More than 500 animals—lions, tigers, bears, monkeys, ’gators, and much more—are found in this family-friendly setting.  Along with a petting zoo, reptile house, aviary, daily animal shows and a fabulous gift shop!

www.alabamagulfcoastzoo.org

 

 

 

ALABAMA’S FAMOUS SUGAR SAND BEACHES!

A short trek to the water’s edge of the sky-blue Gulf of Mexico.Known for miles of white quartz sand so fine and clean it squeaks as you walk.  Hear about the sea, dolphins, sand dune restoration, artificial reef program, turtle hatchings, osprey nesting, deep sea fishing, migrating songbirds, and more.  Spread your towel, read a book, take a nap, chase a crab, enjoy a mound of local seafood nearby.

www.gulfshores.com

 

 

ALABAMA COASTAL BIRDING TRAIL

With detailed maps in hand we’ll visit well-known birding sites and some off-the-beaten-path local hotspots.  This trail has it all as it winds throughout the entire coastal region. The Fort Morgan area serves as an inspirational setting for bird banding of migrating songbirds, April and October.  Check out the website.  Give us a call if you’d like to go as a group.  Pack a picnic lunch?

www.alabamacoastalbirdingtrail.com  -  www.hummingbirdsplus.org

www.mobilebayaudubon.org

 

 

 

BAYOU LA BATRE, SEAFOOD CAPITAL OF ALABAMA

Fishing heritage dating back to the 1700s.  An active shipbuilding town.  140-foot towboats!  A working harbor with lots going on.  In the Top 20 of major U.S. fishing ports.  Of Bubba Gump fame from the movie Forrest Gump.  Blessing of the Fleet celebration every spring for a safe and successful fishing season.

www.cityofbayoulabatre.com    -   www.visitsomo.com

 

 

DAUPHIN ISLAND, SUNSET CAPITAL OF ALABAMA

Congratulations!  Recently designated a sandy superstar!  A laidback resort destination on the Gulf.  On the Coastal Birding Trail, it’s also home to the Audubon Bird Sanctuary and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab with Estuarium/Aquarium, a 10,000-square-foot exhibit hall and living marsh boardwalk.
www.disl.org    -    www.townofdauphinisland.org    -    www.visitsomo.com

 

 

Landmark Tours, Inc.   |   26 Hoffren Drive P O Box 1242 Fairhope AL 36533   |   Phone: 251-928-0207   |   fun@landmarktours.com