OPERATES: Year Round – click “Book Now” for days and times.
The downtown waterfront of Mobile, Alabama is full of rich history, culture and economic importance. This bustling port welcomes ships from all over the world, along with tugboats and barges that roam the many rivers of North America. The city skyline, maritime museum, civilian and military shipyards, cruise terminal and cruise ships (when in port) can all be seen on this tour, as well as a variety of wildlife, including birds and even dolphins and manatees on rare occasions. Our courteous and knowledgeable guides will educate and entertain as we cruise these local waters.
All commentary provided by experienced, courteous and knowledgeable guides.
Departs From: Cooper Riverside Park on Water St, in downtown Mobile, Alabama.
Operates: Year Round. Closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Private Group Charters available year round. Book Online above, Call: (251) 272-4088 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Includes: 1.5 hour narrated tour aboard our handicap accessible, fully enclosed (seasonal) and covered vessel with cushioned seats, a PA System, and restroom. An interesting and informative insight into the operation of one of the USA’s busiest ports – Mobile, Alabama.
What to Bring: Friends, family, drinks & snacks, comfortable clothing, cameras and binoculars. Packed food and drink is welcome onboard – no glass containers please.
PARKING: There is no designated parking lot for Cooper Riverside Park, however, there are many parking options in downtown Mobile. The nearest lot is located at 11 Government St – it is FREE. The next closest is the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center (1 S. Water Street), which is free with this confirmation email (when attendant is present) or $1 cash when no attendant is present (be aware that trains will sometimes block entrance to this lot while redirecting into the Port). There is also on street parking, along with numerous hotel and private parking garages.
Also, there are train tracks that run along the Mobile River. These trains often stop to redirect into the local rail yard. Stopped trains will block the walkway to Cooper Park (and the parking at the Convention Center). There are stairs at the Convention Center near the corner of Water Street and Government Blvd. These stairs will lead you up and over the train.
Policies & Disclaimers
Public Tour Cancellation Policy:
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, guests 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 the day of the 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.
Private Charter Cancellation Policy:
For tours cancelled at least 7 calendar days in advance, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 days in advance, you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
If tour is canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
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.
*WildNative Tours offers tours of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, Champion Cypress, Mobile Bay, Middle Bay Lighthouse, the Port of Mobile, and Gulf Shores Alabama. We believe in a Leave No Trace policy, in educating, and in preserving these amazing natural wonders for future generations.*