The Southern Rose is a spacious double-decker boat with inside and outside seating on both decks! Air conditioned seating on the top deck keeps riders cool on hot summer days, and two restrooms on board are available for your convenience. Once on board passengers will enjoy a narrated tour of the area waterways while sitting back and listening to beach music. Daytime dolphin cruises last between 1 1/2 to 2 hours, while the sunset cruise is typically 2 hours long. Southern Rose guarantees guests will see dolphins on every cruise!

Activity Highlights
→ Guaranteed to see a dolphin on every tour
→ Two restrooms and air-conditioned seating
→ Snack bar on board serving snacks, soft drinks, beer and wine
→ Narrated tour that's fun for the whole family

Booking Details:

Once the tickets are booked online, customers will receive an email confirmation. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled cruise time, and check in at the ticket booth on the south side of the property near the water. It is highly recommended to confirm the cruise time at least 24 hours in advance.

Departure Details
Happy Harbor Marina, 27212 Marina Rd Orange Beach, AL 36561.

Duration: 1.5-2 Hours

FREE Public parking is available. Follow the signs located through out the property for directions on where to park.

● USCG Approved Captain
● Fuel
● Life Jackets

● Gratuities (optional)

● Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Additional Information
● Customers are advised to bring a camera and suntan lotion.
● Food and drinks are allowed on the boat, EXCLUDING alcohol and glass containers.
● The tour boat has a maximum capacity of 125 passengers.
● Restrooms available on board.
● Wheelchair accessible.
● The boat does not experience much movement, but those who are prone to motion sickness may want to consider taking medicine for precaution.

Cancellation Policy
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 weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the rental, the rental may be rescheduled for a later time/date 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.
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  • Sam USA about 8 days ago

    Nice dolphin cruise

    We enjoyed the dolphin cruise aboard the Southern Rose; the captain and crew were helpful and we saw plenty of dolphins!

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  • Steve Lingle USA about 10 days ago

    Southern Rose dolphin cruise

    Great time. Relaxing trip. Crew was wonderful

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  • Gerry USA about 13 days ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    Enjoyed. Review of tee up before leaving or booking would help.

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  • trennis USA about 20 days ago

    Grass Cutter


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  • Pamela USA about 1 month ago

    Highlight of our trip

    This was a beautiful cruise! Loved it! As an added bonus we had a double rainbow that we could see from end to end. Definitely recommend.

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  • Michael Warchol USA about 1 month ago

    Very interesting tour ko

    Was very cool. Saw dolphins and they were bow running with the boat.

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  • Pamela Oakes USA about 1 month ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    I love it I can't wait to go again.

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  • Amy Slone USA about 1 month ago

    Dolphin tour

    Loved the tour. Loved the staff! Everyone was very nice and I learned a lot about dolphins and the area!

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  • Allen Bradley USA about 1 month ago

    Southern Rose Dolphin Cruise

    Paid for a cruise to see dolphins and we got to see a few dolphins, so I got what I paid for. Captain and crew were friendly.

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  • TIna Ogle USA about 2 months ago

    Watching the Dolphins

    I had a great time watching the Dolphins and enjoyed talking with the crew!

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