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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
"On this tour you will visit a portion of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge that no driving tourist can reach.  This refuge was established by Congress in 1980 to preserve the coastal dune ecosystem to protect threatened and endangered species to provide compatible recreational opportunities and to serve as a living laboratory for students and scientists  Regularly and recently observed birds in BSNWR: Red-bellied Woodpecker Belted King Fisher Great Blue Heron
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Champion Cypress Kayak Tour
"Accessible only by boat this is a 4 hour guided tour that involves approximately 3 hours of kayaking and a reasonable hike through the swamp which may or may not be dry. During this tour your guide will also introduce you to the fauna and flora of the middle Delta's cypress swamps and some of the Delta's colorful history.Not for the faint of heart or athletically impaired you are likely to encounter snakes alligators wild hogs and other wild beasts of the delta on this adventure.Delta Safaris is the only State of Alabama authorized Concessionaire offering tours of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta
From $86.00
 
Delta Wildlife Kayak Tour
"This is the ""hands-on"" tour for all avid lovers of nature and its creatures when visiting Mobile Alabama. The Mobile-Tensaw Delta is Mobile's biggest jewel - If you do nothing else take this trip! Led by qualified Delta Nature Guides.In addition these tours depart and return to the centralized Resource Center in Spanish Fort AL. This 81 acre nature center boasts nature trails picnic areas theater
From $53.00

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Indian Shell Mound Park

For such a tiny place, Dauphin Island has some strikingly different areas. Indian Shell Mound Park is a small park located on the northern part of the island. The park was the home of Native Americans...
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Fort Gaines: Sentry to Mobile Bay

Conveniently located right across the street from Sea Lab, Fort Gaines is worth a quick look.The Fort was built just before the Civil War to defend Mobile Bay. The fort received relatively little...
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab: A Must See

Located on the east shore of Dauphin Island, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab or Estuarium is just a great place to visit. With so many interactive exhibits both in and out of doors you can't help but...
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Birding - Shell Mound Park

Excellent location for birding; there are a few benches where you can sit and watch. Also, just outside the park area are homes with "bottle brush" plants - there was a lot of activity in those...
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Birding on Dauphin Island

My husband and I came to Dauphin Island for the Spring Migration, and apparently Dauphin Island is one of the best places for this purpose. The entire island has been designated a bird sanctuary, and...
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Historic Fort Gaines - "Damn the Torpedoes!"

Civil war-era fort on Dauphin Island in Mobile Bay, abandoned now and run as an historical park. There is a nice, although small, museum inside which houses civil war relics and information on the...
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Fort Gaines

Did we want to see another fort? You could go across the Sally Port without paying, but to see inside the fort itself, you had to enter through the gift shop and pay - it was much more controlled than...
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Shellmound Park

Shell Mound Park is a prehistoric Indian site located on the northern shore of Dauphin Island. Archeologists found prehistoric shell middens consisting of discarded oyster shells here. The site is...
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George F. Crozier Estuarium

The George F. Crozier Estuarium is a public estuarium specializing in the display of, and providing education on, marine animals in the estuarine environment of the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta....
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East Point

Right by Fort Gaines is a park area called East Point. East Point has plenty of parking, picnic areas by the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay, and a short boardwalk trail with interpretive signs. The...
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Fort Gaines

Fort Gaines was established on Dauphin Island, Alabama in 1821 and is best known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War. This is where Admiral David Farragut uttered...
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NEW DAUPHIN ISLAND BEACH IS GOOD FOR TOURISTS

Only a few weeks ago Bienville Boulevard on Dauphin Island's west side came to an abrupt end among dunes, debris and a barren expanse of beach rarely visited by anyone other than the locals. But,...
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Dauphin Island Estuarium/Sea Lab

The Estuarium at Dauphin Island is a very small but very interesting aquarium that is devoted to the waters of the Mobile Bay area. Estuaries are the parts of bodies of water where salt and freshwater...
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Town Hall

The city hall is a pretty wooden structure. I don't think it is that old or historic but I like it. It blends well with the rest of the architecture in the town with a sort of seashore resort vibe. ...
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1512 Cadillac Avenue, P.O.Box 107, Alabama, 36528, United States
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1601 Bienville Boulevard, Alabama, AL 36528, United States
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1801 Bienville Blvd, P.O. Box 1329, Alabama, 36528, United States
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730 Cadillac Ave., Alabama, 36528, United States
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109 Bienville Boulevard, Alabama, 36528, United States
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