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The Wharf

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Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
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+1 251-224-1000

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Fun at night

Nice place to shop with enough distractions to keep kids busy. My son loved the Ferris wheel and my daughter loved the light show and the arcade. The arcade has laser tag but it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed today NEW

Took a ride on the Ferris wheel, had a bite to eat, went into all of the stores and looked at the boats down at the Marina!

Thank ilovetennessee22
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of shops and bars. Cool place to hangout. Definately worth checking out. Has something for everyone. And you can fish off the pier.

Thank Kathy H
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to shop with enough distractions to keep kids busy. My son loved the Ferris wheel and my daughter loved the light show and the arcade. The arcade has laser tag but it was not open when we went.

Thank stef228
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family absolutely Loved it... Beautiful, at night, they also have a beautiful light show. Definitely a must see!

Thank nursenicole2199
Orange Beach, Alabama
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is always a pleasure to walk around the Wharf. There is a variety of shops and restaurants. The main issue is there are no restrooms on the ground level, where the majority of the shops are located.

Thank trail19
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice part of our trip was walking around the shops at the Wharf and eating dinner at the restaurants two consecutive nights. After dinner, we enjoyed watching the synchronized light and music show in the center of the wharf. This is repeated 3 times each evening for the enjoyment of families and customers.

Thank kchaucer59
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind of a strip mall with a wealthy aire. Just a shopping area and boat dock they whittled out in a swamp. Shops are expensive and the snobby chicks in them aren't all that cool. But it is a place to go to get away from the beach for a little while. There amphitheater is good and had lots of... More 

Thank williamkn
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for families; Movies, arcade, mini-golf, great lazy river, restaurants, snack/ice cream/dippin' dot shops, shopping, etc.

Thank LtMBirdman
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have very cute and unique stores there. We liked Shades the best where we got out vineyard vines shirts. At night they have a small light show which was nice to watch. About half the stores closed at 6 which I thought was early. We rode on the ferries wheel for some great views.

Thank Angie A
Orange Beach, Alabama
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As resident I still enjoy the wharf lots to do, theaters, concerts, shopping, eating or just walk around. Lazy river Lots of events occur there also that are always fun. On your visit schedule a beach portrait with Webefishn Photography

Thank webefishnphotography

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