About Coastal Alabama

America’s Next Eco Hot Spot!

WildNative tours operate throughout Coastal Alabama, offering Delta and Mobile Bay based excursions via Delta Safaris @ 5 Rivers in Spanish Fort, then our tours hand over to the Coast, with Coastal Tours departing from Tacky Jacks in Waterway Village, Gulf Shores. Throughout the Bayous, Bays and Beaches of Coastal Alabama, WildNative tours can be found Where The Waters Flow.

Both locations have their own unique features:

Gulf Shores

has an expansive history, an abundance of plant life, bird life and marine mammals. We regular see both Dolphins And Alligators on our Eco tours. Access to Civil War Forts, the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge, great seafood, excellent accommodations. Not to mention one of the top 10 beaches in the USA from both a water quality and beach town perspective, as designated by the CDC and National Geographic Magazine.

Mobile-Tensaw Delta

Via Delta Safaris, WildNative also operates throughout the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, the second largest river delta in the U.S., a prime location to see an abundance of wildlife and explore the recently expanded Bartram Canoe Trail – now at more than 200 miles long. From 2 hour excursions to multiple day camping, fishing and hunting, 5RDS has an adventure to fit all ages and skills.

What to See in the Delta
According to the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta is considered the best remaining delta ecosystem of its kind in the USA. It is so ecologically diverse it supports:

  • 126 species of fish
  • 40 species of mammals, including black bears, wild pigs and deer
  • 69 species of reptiles such as alligators and the rare red-bellied turtle
  • 30 species of amphibians
  • 500 species of plants, including swamp lilies, cardinal flowers, butterfly weed, green-fly orchids and the tiny-leaved buckthorn, one of the rarest shrubs in the United States
  • More than 300 species of birds, including eagles, ospreys, pelicans, herons, kites, owls, warblers, vireos, wrens, egrets and a variety of woodpeckers, including the Pileated woodpecker, which can grow as long as 19 inches and is the largest woodpecker in North America.