Best Adventure Tours for Your Next Vacation to Fort Morgan, AL

gulf shores parasailing

For some, a vacation getaway is lying on the beach and shopping for souvenirs. For others, it’s joining like-minded travelers on adventure tours. If you’re craving an adrenaline fix, southern Alabama has the activities for you. Gulf Shores is the place to be to satiate that adventurous spirit. Take to the skies by helicopter, parasail over the waters, or watch dolphins breach the surface on a historic boat tour.

Below are four family-friendly adventure tours near our Gulf Shores beach rentals to fuel your trip with the excitement you crave.

Gulf Shore Helicopter Tours

Location: 3190 Airport Dr., Gulf Shores, AL

When you think of vacation tours, you’re probably thinking of land and sea. But what about an adventure in the sky?

Gulf Shore Helicopter Tours bring you to the skies to see some incredible sights from above. The provider offers multiple adventure tour options.
Choose the “Hangout in the Gulf Shores” tour, which circles the entire area along the beach. Or, opt for the “Civil War and Historical” tour, which flies you west over a number of shipwrecks, including the Whiskey Wreck and the schooner, Rachel.

The tour also offers an unforgettable aerial view of historic Fort Morgan, the Civil War-era fort known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Tours run from 12:30 p.m. to sunset, seven days a week.

gulf shores helicopter tours

Chute ‘Em Up Parasail

Location: 925 Beach Club Tr., Gulf Shores, AL

Operating since 2004, Chute ‘Em Up has the largest fleet of parasail boats in Gulf Shores. These exhilarating flights last about 10 minutes, taking you out over the Gulf Shores beaches.

The staff will take a number of high-quality of pictures for you, which you can get on a SD card – remember to smile!

Trips can accommodate two people in the air at a time, with up to 15 passengers on the boat. Chute ‘Em Up has two Gulf Shores locations for your convenience.

charter fishing gulf shores

Captain Darrell’s Fishing Charters

Location: 1731 Laguna Ct., Gulf Shores, AL

You couldn’t go wrong with an afternoon on the ocean with Captain Darrell. He specializes in family-friendly inshore fishing trips, which include the waterways between Gulf Shores and Mobile, AL. This charter takes you to find speckled trout, pompano, redfish, flounder, and sheepshead, among others.

You can also traverse the surrounding area by going on a backwater fishing excursion or seek out Spanish mackerel and cobia nearshore. The team caters the experience to fit what you want. It’s certainly one of the best fishing adventure tours along Gulf Shores.

Fort Morgan Peninsula Tour with Reel Attraction Charters

Location: 1577 AL-180, Gulf Shores, AL

Historic Fort Morgan encompasses the entire tip of Gulf Shores peninsula. While it’s fun to poke around the grounds, perhaps the most majestic view of the fort is from the water.

Reel Attraction Charters takes you along the Fort Morgan peninsula for an educational guided tour – a must-do for history buffs.

The charter offers three other packages, each as exciting as the next. Take a trip up the Gulf Shores and tour around the area.

Alternatively, book a shrimp trawling adventure tour that takes you through the shrimping process as you catch some shrimp and learn about harvesting. If fishing is your thing, head inshore with Reel Attraction Charters to hunt for redfish, speckled trout, and flounder.

You will begin your adventure departing from the Gulf Shores Marina (1577 State Hwy 180 W.). Rates are set by the hour with a 1.5-hour minimum and begin at $200 for the first 1.5 hours and go up to about $400 for four hours, depending on the package offering and group count.

Ready To Start Planning?

From luxurious single-family homes to quaint cottages and pet-friendly vacation homes, our Gulf Shores beach rentals suit every family’s needs. Give us a call at (800)-959-7326 to learn more about our family-friendly beachfront properties.


Fort Morgan Property Management
6930 Hwy 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA
(800) 959-7326