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Orange Beach Welcome Center

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Address: 23685 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6405
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+1 800-745-7263
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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The staff is so friendly and helpful They will go out of their way to help you and they know some really good places to recommend There is also a lot of money saving coupons which... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
anitasanders
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Sipsey, Alabama
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Sipsey, Alabama
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68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The staff is so friendly and helpful They will go out of their way to help you and they know some really good places to recommend There is also a lot of money saving coupons which they will point out to you

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Orange Beach Welcome Center, responded to this review

Anita, it was our pleasure to meet you and to be of service. Have a great Alabama beach vacation, and check back as our coupon inventory changes frequently. More 

Arthur, Illinois
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111 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2016

The welcome center is staffed with friendly helpful local people. You will find area maps and information about things to see and do.

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Thank Galen T
Huntsville, Alabama
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

It was a cold a dreary day, the ferry was down because of high winds. We stopped into the welcome center to see what was worth seeing. Lots of free coupons, directions and suggestions. Well worth the stop.

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Thank TioJuanito
Pensacola, Florida
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Great friendly service, knowledgeable and helpful. Great fish tank to view as well as fine glass artwork. Free maps, coupon books, and info on anything you want to see or visit in the area.

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Thank johnm1313
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

The ladies that were on duty when we went in were very kind and tried to be helpful, but they had not experienced any of the activities we were interested in. They did not know anything about geocaching or metal detecting or the various fishing adventures of the area. They knew there is a public pier but did not know... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to get some info on dolphin tours. Was immediately greeted at the door. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Was able to get info on tours and the reps gave good suggestions.

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Thank YMac21
San Antonio, TX
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Folks are very friendly and helpful. They have and provide a myriad of information covering virtually all topics.

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Thank gotchaSA
Sparta
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6 reviews
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The ladies at this were so helpful. we gathered tons of info to use next year. This will be the first place we visit upon arrival 2017.

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Thank Melissa P
Iowa
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 12, 2016

we will visit welcome center FIRST THING, so you can see the many activities available and restaurants, and staff was very helpful with questions we had

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Thank Vicki R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We have visited OBA several times but this was our first visit to the OB Welcome Center. We were impressed with how friendly and helpful Michelle and Peggy were to us. The gave several suggestions that were very informative. The center itself is wonderful- clean and well organized with many brochures and handouts about the great places to eat and... More 

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