Meet our Alabama Gulf Coast Wildlife

Gulf Shores attracts both wildlife lovers and beach bums throughout the year, from visiting the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo to sunbathing on white sandy beaches, and more you’ll find plenty of exciting things to do in Gulf Shores. With its warm light blue waters, and Anchor Vacations‘ beautiful rentals offer a distinct ocean-side escape you won’t find elsewhere. Our beautiful waterfront condos and Orange Beach vacation homes give you a premier seat to the extraordinary wildlife that surrounds Alabama Gulf Coast.

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo features wide pathways that allow you to get up close to over 500 exotic animals. Such as lions, tigers, leopards, wolves, bears, primates, and more! Check out the reptile house and petting zoo to feed and hold some of our friendly animals. The zoo is open year-round; however, the animal encounters and shows are seasonal. The keeper talks also vary throughout the year. The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo relies on admissions, memberships, and personal contributions to remain in business. The zoo’s mission is to create compelling experiences that connect the community with wildlife as they inspire personal responsibility for the conservation of these animals in the wild.

Animal Encounters

If you want to see animals up close during your next Alabama Gulf Coast getaway, make sure to experience one of Cruise Orange Beach’s Dolphin tours. Ride into the Gulf of Mexico, take in the beautiful scenery of the bays, as you keep your eyes peeled for marine wildlife. The whole family will love the dolphin cruise. Gulf Shores is home to 20 species of whales and dolphins, even manatees, so you’ll get a chance to see at least one of these marine creatures from the boat as you coast through. Both Orange Beach and the Gulf Shores offer incredible opportunities to reconnect with nature while enjoying a relaxing beach vacation. Book your next Alabama Gulf Coast adventure with us at Anchor Vacations for an unforgettable experience.