The Cetacean Explorer operates dolphin cruises multiple times each day. Please check availability for up-to-date schedules.
Duration: 2 hours
Parking: Free parking is available across the street from Springhill Suites. Designated spots are on the east end of parking lot.
● Life vests
● Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
● Service animals are not allowed on the boat. No exceptions.
● Smoking and vaping of any kind is prohibited.
● Trips must receive at least 12 participants to depart for dolphin cruise. if not, the trip will be rescheduled or the customer will be refunded
● We are located at The Wharf Marina in Orange Beach. Our dock is directly in front of Springhill Suites at the Wharf Marina's western edge, in booking booth A. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before departure time for check in.
● Soft drinks, snacks and water available can be purchased for $1 each.
● Beer, wine, and specialty cocktails are available for purchase onboard. Cash and all major credit cards accepted.
● Most trips seat a maximum of 40 people.
● The boat has bathroom facilities on it.
● Please inform us how many children accompanying you under 8 years old to ensure that we have enough life vests available.
● This trip will not go into the Gulf of Mexico. This is a bay trip that includes plenty of dolphins!
● Dress comfortably with sensible shoes. During fall and winter, please bring a jacket as it can get chilly on the water, especially during our sunset cruises.
● Handicap services are available. For proper assistance, please call ahead when the reservation is booked.
● If we experience inclement weather, the trip will be rescheduled or refunded. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time to allow for adequate time to check in and get to the boat.
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If the weather is unfavorable for boating, the trip will be rescheduled for another time/day or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.