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Southern Rose Parasailing and Dolphin Cruises

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The Southern Rose is a 64 foot long, double-deck dolphin cruise boat that has been family owned and operated for over 15 years. Our amenities include outdoor and indoor seating along with a large cool air conditioned area (perfect for when the...more
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27212 Marina Rd, Happy Harbor Marina, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3562
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Don’t want to be negative as the staff were all nice, it was affordable and it was a pleasant experience...but...it’s a long ride out there and I’m thinking it would’ve been better if the speakers were working where we could hear the captain. We did...More

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We didn't see any dolphins. Although the ad and the website states "We Guarantee you'll see dolphin!" the company refused to give a refund. In addition to not seeing any dolphins, the captain started the tour by making off color jokes about the women's restroom....More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The good: the boat was older, but seemed clean. We did see dolphins. The trip back went past lots of expensive houses/boats which were fun to see. There is an air-conditioned area. Restrooms and snacks are available. We accidentally booked for the wrong day, and...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed an afternoon dolphin trip. The captain was witty and informative about the history of the area and sea life. Having the top deck with AC is a plus for those needing a break from some heat or for little kids and seniors....More

Thank ibhanky
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We first used this company for the sunset cruise in Augsut 2017 for our 23 anniversary trip. Our second trip was inJune 2018 with seven people and everyone enjoyed the ride and we saw several dolphins and our captain was amazing as he was the...More

Thank motherofthreegirls
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Paid $16 each for a 2 hour dolphin cruise. Saw several dolphins. Nice boat with shade, A/C, and restrooms. The captain and crew were very nice. My daughter got a photo steering the boat. Nothing super special, but a great time for the price. Would...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Took our six year old and 2 year old, we went in the morning, so it wasn’t as hot, saw one dolphin fin, two hours long ride, kids got bored not seeing anything, did not see “dolphins swimming near boat or putting on a show...More

Thank drhlh
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Everything about this cruise was great with the exception of waiting 30 minutes before hand. The kids loved it and we loved it. We loved the water war against the competition ship. It was so fun! Loved seeing the dolphins. They put on a show....More

Thank cath522018
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I would have given this a 5 but they charged me an automatic tip when I booked online and then repeatedly asked for more tips when I got on the boat. It also says the cruises are $15 but that is a child's price. It...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

First things first , Hayden was a pleasure to work with. We were welcomed and felt like Hayden wanted us to have a good time. The boat ride waa very fun and a smooth ride. The dolphins were playing next to the boat . The...More

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jenskibum
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Hleslie09 | Property representative |
The Southern Rose is is easily accessible for everyone. From the dock there are just a few steps down to acces the boat and we always have someone to help with loading. Once on board there is plenty of room and not a lot of... More
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Jrose111
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Response from Hleslie09 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
There is no better time to see dolphin. We see them on all of our trip times!
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