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Orange Beach

Southern Rose Parasailing and Dolphin Cruises

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Orange Beach, AL, USA
About Southern Rose Parasailing and Dolphin Cruises
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 temperatures are often in excess of 90°), separate men's and women's restrooms, and a full snack and beverage bar serving all sorts of food, sodas and your favorite frozen drinks. We cruise not only the calm inland bays, but are also U.S. Coast Guard approved to travel out into the Gulf of Mexico and cruise the beach in search of wild bottlenose dolphins. This is a trip the whole family can enjoy, and as always: We Guarantee Dolphins!
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All reviews dolphin cruise there is an air conditioned area double deck top deck ono island drinks and snacks boat ride beautiful sunset great cruise gulf shores staff was very friendly nice boat captain and crew next year water gun fight a lot of fun parasailing
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

We went on the sunset cruise. It was awesome! The crew was a lot of fun, saw a lot of dolphins, and the beautiful sunset.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ShayB27
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

We took our two kids on the morning dolphin cruise. It was a great time. The staff was very friendly and entertaining. We saw lots of dolphins and had the dolphins surfing along side of the boat. There was plenty of room on the boat...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank neush8
Reviewed August 14, 2019

We booked the sunset tour and were truly hoping for a great time for our last evening visiting the Orange Beach area. The boat offers an upstairs air conditioned area, which has tables and very tight seating. There is an upper deck observing area at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

I took my eighteen year old granddaughter on the Sunset Dolphin Cruise. We had such a great time! The captain was witty and informative. The other staff were friendly and helpful. We saw many dolphins and the sunset was spectacular! I look forwarding to returning...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NanaOnTheGo06
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Had taken this cruse 2 times in past and was very happy but, they went out into the Gulf. This trip was 45 minutes in the back Intracoastal and bays to watch a “ helper” boat feed dolphins. Stayed in area for about 20 minutes...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Corverre48
Reviewed July 7, 2019

What amazing people we met in Gulf Shores! During our recent stay, we went parasailing, we were taken by banana boat out to our boat, all people involved in the transaction were great. Our boat driver and crew made sure we were all comfortable and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PattyD820
Reviewed July 1, 2019

We took the Southern Rose Dolphin Cruise while in Orange Beach, Alabama. The captain was knowledgeable about the dolphins, where to locate them, and about the general waterways and gulf. Nice thing was, they guarantee you’ll see dolphin, and we did. On our cruise, dozens...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Max A
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Didn't take long to see dolphins! Spent about a good 45 minutes chasing a couple groups of dolphins. Was kind of hard to see them if they were on the other side of the boat. There was alot of people. The rest of the time...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

Our family really enjoyed the dolphin cruise. Our boys started to get a little bored early on but were totally dialed in when the dolphins showed up. The crew is top notch, legitimately entertaining, and friendly. The captain even let our 7 year old take...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cornuttc
Reviewed May 29, 2019

The Southern Rose being a double deck boat is perfect for cruising and dauphin watching. They have an inside cabin that is A/C. They have a bar tender with really cold beer. The Captain is so informative about the area and is on the PA...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 22, 2019|
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Response from lacruser | Reviewed this property |
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March 10, 2018|
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Response from HaydenLFisher | 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
April 4, 2016|
Response from HaydenLFisher | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
There is no better time to see dolphin. We see them on all of our trip times!