One of the most popular activities on the gulf coast is dolphin watching. Keen eyes will usually be able to spot some of the fascinating mammals from condo balconies, but that experience doesn’t come close to matching the excitement of seeing dolphins up close and personal on a boat.  That is likely the reason that so many companies offer dolphin cruises in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. In fact, there are so many dolphin cruises that it can be a little confusing as to which one is right for you.

Dolphin cruise prices are generally between $12 and $25 per person, although some companies (including us!) have coupons available that can lower the price down to $10 for certain cruises. Usually dolphin cruises are an hour and a half to two hours long. This will provide you with ample time to watch the magical creatures and enjoy beautiful Orange Beach from the water.

Each dolphin cruise boat is unique in its set up and offers a wide variety of experiences for the customer. Some have lots of people, some have a more intimate setting. Some have enclosed areas to protect from outside elements, some are exposed. Some have cash bars, others allow you to bring your own drinks on. Be sure to ask about the available amenities on the boats to ensure that you get the most value for your cruise.

We are often asked when is the best time of the day to go. The truth is, anytime is a good time for dolphin. They are almost always in the bay area and often times very playful. We offer late morning, afternoon, and sunset cruises. Pick a cruise based on your schedule and prepare to see dolphin

The Caribe Cruiser is a 50 foot covered pontoon boat that serves as Caribe Marina’s dolphin cruise boat. This boat offers cushioned seats, shade, bathroom on board, complimentary water, and we guarantee dolphin. We specialize in a more intimate setting with only 40 people on board. Also, being a pontoon boat, you are closer to the water than other style boats. This means closer to the dolphin!

If you have more questions or are interested in joining one of our dolphin cruises, be sure to check out our website at, or give us a call at 251-980-8410. We look forward to seeing you out on the water!