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Cetacean Cruises

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4673 Wharf Pkwy, Orange Beach, AL 36561-9604
+1 251-550-8000
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Amazing sunset!

We saw tons of dolphins! The captain and first mate were very knowledge about the local environment... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kentwood, Louisiana
Great Experience!

My family had an amazing experience on Cetacean Dolphin and Nature Cruise. I’m impressed about how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Theresa B
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Dolphin / Nature Tours : Our 2 hour tour takes you to see our resident Dolphin Pod in the calm waters of the Bays of Orange Beach, Alabama. After learning about the dolphins and taking lots of upclose pictures, we then take you into our beautiful bayous for an ecotour, where you may see wildlife ranging from Ospreys, Eagles, Deer or maybe even an Alligator! Smooth Sailing Tours: Come Sail Away with Cetacean Cruises Have you ever experienced a sailing adventure aboard a two-hull sailboat? Two hulls provide stability for a smooth ride without leaning to one side. Come enjoy a two-hour sail at sunset aboard the Cetacean, a 52-foot Hawaiian catamaran. Day sailing tours are great for the entire family! With the wind in our sails, the Cetacean skims along the waters of Orange Beach, Alabama. While out sailing, you’ll see coastal wildlife and marine life all around. Take in the sights and sounds as pelicans and cormorants dive into the water; bald eagles, egrets and sea gulls.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4673 Wharf Pkwy, Orange Beach, AL 36561-9604
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We saw tons of dolphins! The captain and first mate were very knowledge about the local environment and wildlife. It was reasonably priced. Also, it was nice that we could bring our own cooler! To top it all of we experienced an incredible sunset on...More

Thank BillyTeufel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had an amazing experience on Cetacean Dolphin and Nature Cruise. I’m impressed about how knowledgeable our tour guide and boat captain werr about the local habitat and animals. We were able to see quite a few dolphins 🐬 and other wildlife on our...More

1  Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my daughter on the dolphin cruise and saw so many dolphins and learned so much about them at the same time. We also experienced other wildlife while on the cruise. That evening we did the sail boat cruise they offer and the sunsets...More

2  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best things about living in Orange Beach is having more opportunities to go sailing with Captain Starlin. My wife and I have visitors from out of town quite a bit, and every time we can we take our friends on a cruise...More

1  Thank Allen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hosts were so kind and accommodating. The scenery was beautiful . We did both types of cruises. The owners were the hosts on one ,all 4 of our children helped the captain navigate home! On the other cruise one of the host’s inspired my...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a week of fun and sun, my daughter and I enjoyed a leisurely sunset cruise with Cetacean Cruises. So relaxing! Water, sunset, low-key conversation, soothing music, dolphins frolicking in the bay. The staff even played mine and my daughter's favorite song (by request). Can't...More

1  Thank mgramy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, knowledgeable staff and super friendly. We saw a lot of dolphins and they had snacks, drinks and bathroom on board. Our daughter ask daily to go back!! The kids absolutely love it! A must do! We will definitely be coming back! Highly recommended!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend and I decided to give the Cetacean a try and were not disappointed. The Captain and mate were very friendly and accommodating. The complimentary glass of wine was a nice surprise. Captain Starlin is funny, entertaining and has great taste in music. The...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on the sunset cruise! It was beautiful. With a Wonderful staff and we got to see some dolphins! :)

1  Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This catamaran cruise is docked just steps from the Springhill Suites and Wharf entertainment complex on the intercoastal waterway. We took the sunset cruise with complementary wine and enjoyed the waterway and bay. The captain and mate were exceptional and the 2 hour cruise actually...More

1  Thank Roger P
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11 May 2017|
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Response from weiesan | Reviewed this property |
There is a covered area for shade and comfortable seating. I would suggest calling ahead about minimim age. This is about a four hour cruise. Enjoy your time on the gulf.