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Adventure Seeker’s Journey to Gulf Shores

HomeYour Guide To the Best Gulf Shores Getaways and JourneysAdventure Seeker’s Journey to Gulf Shores

If you are looking for a little adventure and excitement during your beach stay, there are plenty of options – inside or outside, land or sea. There are plenty of Gulf Shores adventures to entertain everyone on your trip.

Over and Under the Water

Watch dolphins and marine life from the air. Learn to fly a powered hang glider at Beachflight! Take a beach tour in a helicopter or learn to fly one! It’s all here at Lost Bay Helicopters. Is freefalling more your style? Parachute silently over Gulf Shores and glide with the wind. Try one of the local parachuting experts for your sky diving experience.

Give parasailing a try. Soar like a bird, reaching heights of 800 feet! Both Blue Sky Parasailing and Watersports and Sky High and Pleasure Island Parasail offer parasailing for the more adventurous and jet skis for those not wanting to leave the surf, but are still looking for an exciting ride.

Hummingbird Ziplines offers elevated ziplines with heights up to 115 feet and speeds over 30 mph! Zip over the Intracoastal Waterway, woods and wetlands, from tower to tower. Reservations, hours and FAQs are on their website.

Suba diving sites off Gulf Shores belong to the United States’ largest artificial reef program. There are sites for both novice and experienced divers. The Down Under Dive Shop has gear and classes and they have easy online booking.


How about an escape room? The Gulf Coast Escape Room provides activities to do in Gulf Shores with several rooms and scenarios to choose from – including the popular Zombie Autopsy. Try the challenging game rooms at The Escape House Waterville or XIT Escape Rooms. Check out their websites for hours, directions and reservations.

Gulf Shores Adventures and Family Fun

Looking for family-oriented Gulf Shores adventures? Take your family to Waterville USA for hours of family entertainment. This 20-acre water park has water slides, a lazy river and wave pool. Their amusement park offers go-carts, a roller coaster, trampoline, miniature golf and an arcade. Or, try The Track Recreation Center with roller coasters, go-carts (including on an elevated track), miniature golf, bumper boats, bumper and much more. Visit their websites for hours of operation and to plan your family fun!


On water, underwater, on land, or high in the sky, the options for adventures are almost limitless. Bring your friends for an extreme adventure or bring the family for fun of all kinds in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Book your stay with one of our vacation rentals at Harris Vacation Rentals today!