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Address: SanRoc Marina, 27267 Perdido Beach BLVD #100, Orange Beach, AL 36561
Phone Number: 251-968-4386
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Description: Join us in search of wild dolphins aboard our Glass-Bottom Catamarans...
Join us in search of wild dolphins aboard our Glass-Bottom Catamarans. This Alabama Dolphin Tour is brought to you by Dolphins Down Under in Orange Beach, Alabama. These new custom vessels are of the most stable of boats, and our knowledgeable Captains and crew will guide you and your family on an exciting, informative quest in the smooth pristine waters of the back bays to watch dolphin frolic and play in their natural environment. Minutes away from Gulf Shores, Alabama!Each vessel is equipped with four large glass panels so that you have a chance to view the dolphins as they play and swim beneath the boats. You will also have the chance to see Osprey Fish Eagles, the Great Blue Heron, and many other wetland creatures and birds in our bay area. The tours lasts 1 ½ Hours, and there are marine restroom facilities available, as well as a snack bar and fitted life vests for children and infants.
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We were a little disappointed when we saw the "glass bottom" of the boat. It is merely four tiny windows surronded by a railing. I experienced a glass bottom boat in Jamaica and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed that this tour was not overcrowded. The boat was covered but open so we could be shaded from the heat of the sun but still view the ocean, wildlife, & dolphins. The crew was very friendly. We got to view dolphins swimming around in their natural environment. Pricing for this tour was great. Only... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Seeing the dolphins in their natural habitat was great as well as seeing the local landscape. So much better than the aquarium experience. The captain and crew were friendly and knowledgeable about the dolphins. They made the kids enjoy it even more. Definitely do this while you are visiting Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We decided to do the cruise because we needed to kill a couple of hours in the afternoon. We thought it would be something our 1 and 3 year olds would like to do. The staff were excellent and really made the trip! They were friendly, interacted with my kids and gave us tidbits of knowledge of the area, helped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We were a little disappointed when we saw the "glass bottom" of the boat. It is merely four tiny windows surronded by a railing. I experienced a glass bottom boat in Jamaica and maybe this made my expectations a little higher. However, we did get to see dolphins. And the crew was amazing. They were very friendly and kept us... More 

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The website guarantees we would see Dolphins and we saw a lot of them, including a 2 day old baby dolphin. The captain and crew were very knowledgeable and full of facts for the kids and adults. Beverages and snacks available for purchase. My son requested the captain take us under the bridge between Alabama and Florida. Not only did... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The "glass bottom" was misleading, it was a very small box in the bottom of the boat. The tour guide/captain and another boat merely herded a couple of dolphins in our general area, but they were too far away to see well, much less get any pictures. Not worth the money.

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NW Arkansas
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51 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Enjoy refreshing blended drinks as you cruise over the Florida line and dolphins begin to shoot out of the water along side you- saw baby ones, too

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

we had a wonderful trip with the crew, we saw dolphins both in the bay as well as the gulf. We saw large pods of dolphins that appeared to be circling our boat. The crew was exceptionally friendly, and concerned with myself and one other guest that had slight nausea from the gulf and boat wakes, making certain we were... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

They guarantee to see dolphins but the dolphins are far off . Not a true glass bottom boat either. They also claim to have restroom facilities..... Lol... Better not be shy.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Yes they guarantee to see dolphins, but the cruz was in line for elderly people. We never left the channel and we never saw anything through the glass bottoms, because we never left the channel. We cruzed at a snails pace in circles around docking areas for too long, but we did see dolphins, so they technically succeeded with their... More 

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