Lunch Cruise

Why We Love This

  • Learn about the wildlife around Mobile
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch
  • Fun for the whole family

A special sightseeing cruise through one of the nation's most diverse ecosystems combined with a fabulous seafood lunch at one of the Mobile area's favorite restaurants!

What You'll Do

A special sightseeing cruise through one of the nation's most diverse ecosystems combined with a fabulous seafood lunch at one of the Mobile area's favorite restaurants!Departing from the Blakeley dock at 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 23rd, we'll wind our way to the popular Bluegill Restaurant on the Mobile Causeway. Afterwards we will take an alternate route back to the park as we keep an eye out for some of the area’s famed wildlife, such as alligators, ospreys, bald eagles, and numerous other species of plants and animals unique to this area. Enjoy this special cruise from the comfort of the Delta Explorer, our 50-passenger covered pontoon boat equipped with bench seating and a restroom.

Tickets include lunch; please call 251-626-0798 to indicate your choice of dish from the list below after purchasing tickets. All choices come with beverage and fries.

  • A) Fried Shrimp or Oyster or ½ and 1/2
  • B) Fresh Fish of the Day (grilled, blackened, or fried)
  • C) Soup ‘n Sandwich (Gumbo or Crab and Corn Soup with Turkey, Ham, or Grilled Palmetto Pimento Cheese)
  • D) Soup ‘n Salad
  • E) Grilled Chicken

Insider Tips

The boat is covered, has bench seating, and a restroom facility.

Age & Fitness

Very young children are allowed, but parents need to bring life vests for children under four years of age; the Coast Guard cannot guarantee the boat's life rings will fit toddlers.

Meeting Location

The park is located on State Hwy. 225 4.5 miles north of its intersection with Hwy. 31 in Spanish Fort (approximately 5 miles north of I-10) and ca. 15 miles south of I-65.

When To Arrive

Arrive at the park at least thirty minutes prior to boarding to allow for travel time to the dock and to check in and board.


There is plenty of parking at dock area.

Food & Drinks

Guests may bring bottled water and snacks if desired.

Handicap Accessible


Cancellations & Refunds

Cruise tickets are nonrefundable but may be transferred to any other cruise or park facility rental in the event you need to cancel.

What If It Rains?

For safety reasons, the boat cannot go out in lightning and heavy thunderstorms. Cruises will take place as scheduled if only light precipitation is forecasted.


October 8, 2018 - 


"Nice trip"

October 7, 2018 - 

Beautiful lunch cruise...a little pricey but fun.

"Not happy"

October 7, 2018 - 

Our 3 hour lunch tour ended up only being 2 hours and 15 minutes. We didn’t get to look for any wildlife. The boat took us straight to lunch and only slowed down 1 time on the way back to tell us about a man made island and a flower. We couldn’t hear him because he was in the front and we were in the middle. No speaker/mic. We went on 1 there a few years ago and it was much, much better. Probably won’t try it again.


October 6, 2018 - 

Wonderful time

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