R/V Alabama Discovery Excursion

A young boy holds a fish.

Cost: $30 per person

2024 Dates:

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, July 26, 2:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Location: Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Join a professional Dauphin Island Sea Lab Educator for a two-hour boat trip in the waters surrounding Dauphin Island. Here you will learn about the diverse environment and animals around Mobile Bay. Our captain will do a short trawl to produce a sampling of animals that live in Mobile Bay.

Children from 8 to 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for their supervision and safety. Children younger than 8 are not permitted on this excursion.

What to wear: Proper footwear is required for your safety. Wear closed-toe, closed-heel shoes. Please note that you will not be allowed to board the vessel without proper footwear. Layers are advised for variable weather conditions.

What to bring: Hat, sunscreen, water bottle, binoculars, snack, camera, your curiosity.