Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo & Parks | Gulf Shores AL

Need a way to keep the kids (both young and old!) busy for an afternoon? Check out our comprehensive guide of things to do in Gulf Shores and choose your favorite!  Whether it is visiting the local water park, zoo or amusement park, you’re sure to find the perfect activity for your group! Play putt-putt golf, brave the waters at Waterville or see the exotic animals at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. For more information visit:

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

The zoo is tucked away just blocks from the beach and is home to more than 290 animals. Lions, tigers, bears, monkeys and macaws are just some of the creatures that inhabit this Gulf Coast oasis. There’s also a petting zoo, reptile house, aviary and daily animal shows in the summer.

Gator Valley Farm

Enjoy a nature walk to various exhibits during the journey towards the big swamp, and the ultimate king of Alligator Alley, Captain Crunch! This world record gator is over 13? long, weighs over 800 pounds, and has the world’s strongest bite ever recorded from an alligator.

Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf

Buccaneers young and old are invited to Pirate’s Island for a golfing adventure like no other!

Waterville USA

Offering both water and amusement parks, Waterville USA offers a full day’s entertainment for the whole family!  Enjoy a variety of rides at varying thrill levels to suit park goers of all ages and thrill-seeking levels.

Visit Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores’ official visitors guide offers a comprehensive list of the most popular things to do while vacationing in Gulf Shores.  Be sure to check it out before you get here!