Beaches

Dauphin Island is known for its un-crowded white sandy beaches. Lounge for hours on the beach improving your tan, or just relax while reading a book.

Fort Gaines

Established in 1821. Site of the famous "Battle of Mobile Bay". Monthly events depicting different eras throughout the Fort and Dauphin Island's history.

Estuarium

An educational exhibit reflective of Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, Barrier Island and the Gulf of Mexico sea life.

Bird Sanctuary

160 acres of woodlands with a fresh water lake. Walking trails give access to numerous varieties of plant life and bird species. Nationally known migration route for all manner of birds and butterflies heading to Central and South America.

Indian Shell Mound

Large shell mound built by early native Indians to honor their deceased relatives.

Charter Fishing

Numerous charter boats depart from Dauphin Island daily for deep sea fishing trips.

Island Cruises

See Dauphin Island from the water. Take a cruise and enjoy the many beauties the Island offers. Watch Dolphins swim along with the boat, pelicans diving for their meals, or enjoy a late evening cruise and watch a beautiful sunset.

Fishing

Several opportunities are available.  Fish right off the beach by the condos, or go out with one our local charters.  Cedar Point Pier is located at the north end of the bridge. Concession and tackle shop is available. Fort Gaines Pier is free to the public; perfect for fishing or watching ships enter or exit Mobile Bay.