8 Fun & Unusual Things to Do in Gulf Shores, Alabama

1 Discover marine magic with dolphin sightings

The Gulf Shores region is a top dolphin spot in Alabama. Dolphin cruises are an exciting way to observe the gulf's nine species of dolphins.

2 Embrace your wild side at Gulf State Park

Gulf State Park covers 6,500 acres on the Gulf of Mexico. The park is famous for its calm, white-sand beaches, but it also has marshes, pine trees, and lakes.

3 Treat your taste buds at the Gulf Shores Seafood Market

Freshest seafood in town is at Gulf Shores Seafood & Meat Market. The market serves shrimp, Yellowfin Tuna, oysters, and Creekstone Farms quality steaks as a one-stop shop for the greatest meals in town.

4 Unleash your inner explorer with gulf kayaking

An experienced paddler may hire a tandem kayak to explore the Little Lagoon at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, minutes from Gulf State Park.

5 Score some points at Pirate s Island Adventure Golf

Pirate's Island Adventure Golf is the ideal place to spend a few hours with friends or family (kids as young as three may play). It has two fascinating 18-hole miniature golf courses.

6 Enjoy a day out in the water with a fishing charter

Leave land and travel into the Gulf of Mexico with your own charter boat from Island Marine Charters for an unforgettable fishing experience.

7 Start your day at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

Spend the day fishing for supper in Gulf Shores for more interesting activities. Gulf State Park Fishing Pier in the city center is ideal. Longer than 700 feet and with fishing on both sides.

8 Race your friends at The Track

Don't let the name fool you The Track offers more than rides. However, the park's go-kart circuits and sliding go-kart experience are ideal starting points. Choose one of four songs.