End the Summer with a Splash: Our Favorite Orange Beach Water Activities

aerial view of boat cruising through the blue waters
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Orange Beach and the entire coast of Alabama are home to abundant water activities and sports. Whether you want to get the thrill of coasting along a wave on a surfboard or enjoy the peacefulness of being on the open water on a dolphin cruise, Orange Beach is the perfect destination for you.

SeaChase Resort is located along the shores of Orange Beach offering direct access to everyone's favorite water activities. Plus, if you're looking for activities without getting into the saltwater, the SeaChase Resort has four pools and a massive beachside pool deck to unwind.

Look no further, the vacation destination you're looking for to spend the final days of summer is waiting for you. Escape to Orange Beach Alabama at SeaChase Resort.

Best Orange Beach Water Activities 

1. Paddleboarding & Kayaking

mom and dad with two sons on paddleboards cruising through the water 

Paddleboarding is the fastest growing water sport, and for good reason. You can leisurely cruise the water or go exploring to find the best-hidden spots in Orange Beach. Paddled by You offers access to the Cotton Bayou, Bird Island, Robinson Island, Sand Island, and the Orange Beach Canoe Trail. Paddle the waters of Wolf Bay, Perdido Bay, or even along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico on a calm day. Local rental companies offer hourly and daily rentals, as well as guided tours so the experts can show you the ropes.

2. Surfing 

 young kid surfing on wave having a great time in orange beach alabama

Did you know that you can surf in Orange Beach? Alabama Point and Terry's Cove are popular spots for surfing in Orange Beach, where you can catch some waves. Conditions depend on the tide and wind and can change quickly. Be sure to check conditions before heading out. If you're new to the sport, get a lesson from Gulf Coast Surf School.

3. Snorkeling

two thumbs up snorkeling under water with goggles on 

You can see the abundant aquatic wildlife throughout the waters of Orange Beach on a snorkeling adventure. There are guided tours and snorkel gear rental companies along Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, so you can find something that suits your experience level. 

4. Fishing Charters and Boat Tours

two kids on a yellow boat crusing through the water on a sunny day 

Fishing and boating is a favorite pastime for locals in Orange Beach, and it's the perfect excuse to get out on the water. Go to Gulf State Pier Park or the Orange Beach Waterfront Park to cast a line from the shore, or visit  one of the many marinas in the area for boat rentals and fishing charters. SanRoc Cay Marina, Orange Beach Marina, and Hudson Marina are a few of the area's best places for boating. 

5. Dolphin Cruises

 two dolphins jumping out of the water

Get an up-close and personal look at the amazing wildlife that lives in the waters surrounding Orange Beach, Alabama. Southern Rose is a popular local provider of dolphin tours, as well as parasailing, wave runner rentals, paddleboard rentals, and more. 

6. SeaChase Resort Pool and Beach

outdoor pool at seachase resort in orange beach alabama with beach in the background

When you're ready to get out of the salt water, the SeaChase Resort pool is waiting for you. Located right along the beaches of the Alabama Coast, you can feel like you're at the beach without getting all sandy. SeaChase Resort has four pools including a zero-edge and infinity pool, children's wading pools, and even a heated indoor pool. Soak your muscles in the hot tub, lounge around in the pool, or sunbathe in one of our poolside chairs. 

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