Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Coast Family Amusements

Looking for something to do once you exit our amazing white-sand beaches? Miniature golf, dolphin cruises, bowling, ferry trips and horseback riding are just some of the fun to be had during Gulf Coast vacations. With arcades, a zoo, a water park, amusement parks and more you’ll find enjoyable activities for the entire family – from adults to children of all ages – all in one place. Browse the Gulf Coast family activities and attractions below and start planning the ultimate vacation now!

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14537 State Hwy. 59
Foley, AL 36535
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We provide trail rides, pony rides, birthday parties and riding lessons. Call for operating hours and to make your reservation today. More Info More Info
204 E. 2nd Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Shrimpy’s Mini Golf and Arcade is fun for the whole family. We feature an 18-hole mini-golf course with an arcade inside. Candy, chips, ice cream and sodas are available. More Info More Info
Pirates Island Adventure Golf
3201 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Pirates Island Adventure Golf features two 18-hole courses among waterfalls, caves, tropical plants, a pirate ship and sea fog. More Info More Info
14210 Greeno Rd.
Fairhope, AL 36532
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This historic piece of property is a beautiful destination for any occasion. Our attractions include horseback riding, hayrides, archery, skeet shooting, dove and pheasant hunts, and even catch-and-release fishing in our fully-stocked pond. More Info More Info
Orange Beach Disc Golf
27920 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Disc golf can be played at any age, making it one of the greatest lifetime fitness sports available. It’s easy to learn and no one is excluded no matter their skill level! More Info More Info
Orange Beach Helicopters Tours
28273 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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(855) 496-2747
Enjoy a unique perspective of the beautiful Gulf Coast via helicopter. We offer beach tours, sunset tours, special events and photo/video shoots as well as sealive tours. Prices start at $50. More Info More Info

OWA

OWA
1501 South OWA Blvd.
Foley, AL 36535
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Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, foodie, fashionista, or music maven, OWA is a must-visit resort destination. Located just north of Gulf beaches in Foley, OWA's amusement park has something for everyone! Centered on a 14-acre lake, the name “OWA” is inspired by the Muscogee Creek term for “water.” Circling the lake is Alabama’s newest and largest retail, dining and entertainment development: OWA. The park at OWA, a 21-ride amusement park located on the 520-acre property featuring attractions for all ages from kiddie to family-friendly to the thrilling Rollin’ Thunder roller coaster. Admission is required to enter the gated amusement park, separate from OWA's shopping and dining districts. More Info More Info
Mobile Bay Ferry
51 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Come aboard the Mobile Bay Ferry and experience “the Gulf Coast’s most scenic drive.” Our ferries, the Fort Morgan and the Marissa Mae Nichole, carry passengers across Mobile Bay between Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island and Fort Morgan at Mobile Point. The trip takes roughly 40 minutes providing plenty of time to view ships, birds and marine life. We operate according to the weather condition. Please give us a call or check our website before you plan your departure time. More Info More Info
Lost Bay Helicopters
1215 Commerce Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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We offer breathtaking beach tours, romantic sunset flights and thrilling yet comfortable rides for adults and children of all ages. For the really adventurous, take the controls during flight lessons. More Info More Info
Gulf Bowl
2881 S. Juniper St.
Foley, AL 36535
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We are a 35,000 sq ft Family Entertainment Center with a spectacular VIP boutique bowling room with private bar. Amenities include:

  • Arcade
  • Laser Tag
  • High Rooes Course
  • 16 traditional lanes
  • 7 VIP lanes
  • Full service seafood restaurant and lane side grill
  • Pool tables
  • Party rooms
  • We are family owned and operated since 1959
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* All information contained in our database is supplied by the individual businesses to the AGCCVB for inclusion on our web site and in printed materials.
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