The Dolphin Cruises / Nature Cruises / Pirates Hideout are 1.5 to 2 hour cruises through the Scenic Back Bays of Orange Beach. See Dolphins and wildlife in their natural habitat while noticing the beauty of the Gulf Coast homes & shoreline. We have light snacks and beverages on board. Bring your own alcohol if you desire. Group discounts for parties of 10 or more.
SEPTEMBER CRUISE TIMES: DAILY 5:30PM
CHILDREN AGE 4-12 $15.00
3 AND UNDER ARE ALWAYS FREE
1.5 to 2 hours of relaxed cruising enjoying it all, wildlife, coastal homes, private beaches, marine life, a pirates hideout then sit back and relax with the sun setting .
We rent the boat out for special occasions including birthday parties, corporate parties, team building, reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more. Please call us for special group rates
Frequently Asked Questions
Keep in mind that our cruises are not just all about dolphins as the captain will find native birds and other marine life during the trip.
What is the best time to see dolphins?
The truth is, there is no preferred time for seeing dolphins. We see dolphins at all times of the day. Just pick the cruise that best fits your schedule and we’ll be sure to do all we can to find flipper!
Can we bring food and drink on the boat?
Although we offer snacks and beverages on the boat, our guests may bring a small coolers with their own beverages and snacks. Alcoholic beverages are allowed.
Should I take motion sickness medicine for this trip?
The boat does not expect to experience rough seas because it will not be leaving the bay. For those that have light stomachs, we recommend taking Dramamine or Bonine to prevent motion sickness.
Is this trip good for children?
Yes, the dolphin cruise is probably one of the most popular things to do for children. There is so much to do and see on the Sunny Lady.
What kind of food and drinks are offered on the boat?
The snack bar will offer chips, popcorn, soda, water. Items will be priced between $1 - $5.
What happens when it rains or the weather is not suitable for cruising?
The captain will make the decision to call off the cruise. Customers that decide to cancel last minute or not show are subject to paying for their entire trip. We will communicate with all of our customers if their is inclement weather approaching. If the cruise is cancelled, the staff will call the customer to reschedule or offer a refund.
Is the boat handicap accessible?
Yes, the boat will have a ramp for handicap passengers.
How many seats and decks does the boat have?
The boat holds 133 passengers and has 3 decks. The boat has a cabin area on the 2nd deck with bathrooms.
Can the boat be used for private parties such as weddings, memorials or birthdays?
Absolutely! Let us know what the occasion is prior to arrival and we’ll make sure it’s the best it can be! Call us for private charter rates.
What should we bring?
Customers are recommended to bring suntan lotion, cash (tips for mates and snacks) and a camera.
Where does the boat go?
The boat will travel through the back bays, but will not go into the Gulf of Mexico.