America’s Next Eco Hot Spot!
WildNative tours operate throughout Coastal Alabama, offering Delta based excursions from Spanish Fort and Stockton, Port and Bay tours from Mobile, and Coastal Tours from Gulf Shores. Throughout the Bayous, Bays and Beaches of Coastal Alabama, WildNative tours can be found Where The Waters Flow.
Each area and tour has it’s own unique features:
WildNative operates Boat tours from Cooper Riverside Park in downtown Mobile. Mobile has operated under 5 countries flags, and has the charm and old world poise to be expected as a result. The birthplace of Mardi Gras, Mobile is centrally located to enjoy all that Coastal Alabama has to offer, being only a hour in every direction to the pristine beaches of Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Dauphin Island, 10 minutes from open marsh of the lower Mobile-Tensaw Delta, and only 30 minutes to the Cypress swamps of the middle Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Not to mention prime access to Civil War Forts, civil war battle locations, the nightlife of downtown Mobile, great seafood, excellent accommodations, and amazing attractions, including GulfQuest National Maritime Museum, the USS Alabama Battleship, and the Exploreum, amongst many others. We regularly see dolphins, alligators, and in the summer manatees, on our boat tours from Mobile. The Port of Mobile is one of the busiest ports in the USA, and provides abundant opportunities for beautiful sunset photo’s, romantic skyline photo’s and close access for great photo’s of US Navy warships, cruise ships, containers ships, barges and a real working port.
The Mobile-Tensaw Delta
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, Delta Safaris 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.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
WildNative operates Kayak tours and occasional boat tours on the beach. Gulf Shores has an expansive history, an abundance of plant life, bird life and marine mammals. We regularly see Dolphins on our Kayak tours, and will often see also small alligators on our boat tours in this area. Gulf shores provides access to Civil War Forts, the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge, great seafood, and excellent accommodations. Not to forget 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.