DEPARTS: Year Round. View Calendar above for departure days and times. Private Group Tours available 7 days/wk at time of your choice.
LENGTH: 2 hours. Advanced Reservations Required.
Experience the swamps of the lower Mobile-Tensaw Delta on this highly rated wildlife tour. As we float amongst the open Marsh watching for a variety of wildlife including Alligators, Bald Eagle, Osprey, Heron, Cormorant, Pelicans, Nutria and more, learn about these unique animals of the swamp and how they live. Commentary includes points on the history, geology, ecology and characters of the Delta, as well as Alabama State Lands mission in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and the ‘Forever Wild’ program. This is the “hands-on” tour for all avid lovers of nature and its creatures when visiting Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile-Tensaw Delta is Mobile’s biggest jewel – If you do nothing else, take this trip!
Led by qualified Delta Nature Guides.
Operates: Year Round. Reservations required. Private Group Tours are available for 6 or more paddlers to fit your schedule. Call: (251) 259-8531 or email: info@5RDS.com for more information.
Includes: Guide, Boat, PFD’s, paddles and bottled water. FREE pickup / dropoff available from downtown Mobile and Eastern Shore hotels. The best eco-tour in Alabama, showing off the best delta eco-system in the USA. As seen in National Geographic – Adventure Magazine, Southern Living Magazine and on National Morning Shows.
Paddle Experience Recommended: No. This is a beginner level paddle on protected water.
What to Bring: Sense of Adventure, comfortable clothing, cameras, binoculars, hats, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
Policies & Disclaimers:
For reservations cancelled 3 or more calendar days in advance, there will be no cancellation fee.
Cancellations 2 calendar days in advance will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations within 1 calendar day of event will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
If tour is cancelled by tour operator due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or refund. Guests will be notified in the event of a weather related cancellation. Due to rapidly changing weather along the Gulf Coast, most weather related cancellations will not be made until day of event.
All tours depart at scheduled departure time. Boats and tours will not be held due to late arrivals. No reschedules or refunds will be issued for late arrivals.
Should I Tip?: Tips are not required but are graciously received. Our guides strive hard to educate and entertain. Please let your guides know how they did.
*Delta Safaris is the only State of Alabama authorized Concessionaire offering tours of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, Champion Cypress, Mobile Bay, Middle Bay Lighthouse, and the Port of Mobile. We believe in a Leave No Trace policy, in educating, and in preserving these amazing natural wonders for future generations.*