Attractions

Visit the Top Gulf Shores Alabama Attractions

The Gulf Coast Zoo is one of the area’s most beloved attractions, home to more than 500 animals. Located just a few blocks from the beach, the zoo is small but mighty and offers regular events, talks, and a petting zoo. Another favorite family-friendly attraction is Alligator Alley where you can watch more than 150 alligators, as well as turtles, owls, osprey, and more.  

 

Play mini golf, ride bumper boats, or race go-karts and nearby parks like Adventure Island, Track Recreation Center, and Pirates Island Adventure Golf. Waterville USA, a 20-acre waterpark and amusement park, features thrilling water slides, an arcade, escape room, and more. Catch a movie at Cobb Theatre or Rave Motion Pictures, or go bowling at The Gulf Bowl & Captain’s Choice Seafood.  

 

Needing a thrill? The Hummingbird Zipline Course, which features eight ziplines covering 6,000 feet, takes you through dense forest and over the Intracoastal Waterway. The course ends near The Wharf’s Main Street. 

 

Science buffs, explorers, and knowledge-seekers must check out the Exploreum Science Center. The Exploreum is home to a variety of exhibits, IMAX films, digital shows, experiments, and much more.