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The weather was scheduled to be cold and windy so we decided to spend our morning at the estuarium. It was a great way to spend our morning. Our 4 year old loved to pet the sting rays, horse show crabs, and conch. Great for...More
I had to chance to tour the Maritime Forest, Sea dunes and beach with one of my classes. I enjoyed myself we got to enjoy nice weather and learn about the Maritime forest and all the different plants and wildlife on Dauphin Island and not...More
The approach to the Estuarium from the parking lot has many zig-zags as they try to show outside display boards for you to read while you are outdoors next to the Mobile Bay estuary. They have added and improved many since our last trip (four...More
We had teens and tweens with us. Kept kids entertained for about an hour and a half. Almost all inside although there are some outside areas. Kids were able to pet sting rays and then touch horseshoe crabs and conch. Plus they had some preserved...More
The touch tanks were nice and the number of folks that were available to ask questions all around the Sea Lab were amazing.
It's definitely a lot of reading, and it's a self guided tour...but it's nice and full of great info.
There's quite a...More
Had a good time watching the movie, touching rays and watching an active and amazing small octopus. Very much worth the 2 hour visit however facility built to a budget matching the relatively low cost admission.
I was expecting more due to the 4.5 star rating. It DID NOT live up to that. We visited as a couple (no kids with us) but I can see where kids would enjoy it more than just couples. If you have an hour and...More