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Find trustworthy river guides and expert outfitters for the Coosa River, Alabama River, Mobile Delta/Bay Area & more!

South Alabama’s Most Trusted Outfitters & River Guides

South Alabama’s water recreation opportunities are as diverse as the natural areas that abound here. From whitewater rafting to white, sandy beaches, adventure truly awaits in the southern portion of our state. Below, you’ll find outfitters serving Mobile Bay, Gulf Shores, the Coosa River, and more. Whether you’re seeking a guided dolphin sightseeing tour or need a canoe rental to create your own excursion, you can always find what you need in South Alabama.

Fresh Water Outfitters

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Adventures Perdido River

Call for reservations to enjoy the Perdido River via canoe, kayak, or tube. Overnight trips (11 miles) or day trips (9 or 11 miles) are available. Professional, knowledgeable services directly on the river!

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BeachnRiver Kayak Rentals

Captain your own still-river eco-tour on Wolf Creek or enjoy a guided tour. Minutes from Gulf Shores, this rental service aims to make kayaking accessible to locals and visitors alike. Open seasonally.

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Coosa River Adventures

Paddle the Coosa with the help of the South’s largest sit-on-top kayak dealer. This company specializes in sit-on-top kayaks but also offers canoe, SUP, sit-inside kayak, & fishing kayak rentals. Great for a first-time whitewater experience or organizing an overnight trip.

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Cypress Landing RV Park

This full-service campground offers boats for rent, including pontoon boats and pedal boats. Kayak access to Gantt Lake offered at $5 per truck for non-campers.

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Escatawpa Hollow Campground & Canoe Rental

Enjoy the Escatawpa River’s white, sandy beaches with a canoe rental. Plan a 7-mile or 15-mile day trip or a longer overnight visit. Visitors to this beautiful park are also invited to bring their own kayaks and canoes to the beach access area.

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Gulf Coast Paddle Sports

Come up from your condo and choose one of 4 rivers around Foley. It is a relaxing, “bring you to nature” kind of experience.  Go solo and find some quiet time to yourself or get a group together and make some great memories!

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Holmes Creek Canoe Livery

Find adventure in the majestic Cypress Springs on Holmes Creek! Daily kayak and canoe rentals are available for visitors to experience these clear, natural springs. Water park access is included with all rentals!

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Lake Eufaula Campground

Lake Eufaula offers great relaxing paddles with kayaks and a canoe available for rent. Quiet and serene, a trip on Chewalla Creek is a relaxing way to slow down and enjoy nature. Pontoon boats are also available, accommodating 6-8 guests (driver provided).

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Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve

Fun and adventure for the whole family await in this beautiful wildlife preserve. Tube, kayak, or canoe down Big Escambia Creek or relax at the beach & swimming area. Camping and horse trails also available.

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Pea River Outdoors

Pea River Outdoors offers canoe, kayak, and tandem kayak rentals, along with transportation services to Weeks Bridge. Enjoy a full day of winding river, lush vegetation, wildlife, and fresh air on this 9.4-mile trip.


Riverbird Outdoors

Private 1/2 day and full day guided scenic float trips in Alabama & surrounding SE rivers.

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Styx River Tube & Canoe Rental

Enjoy a round-trip tubing, canoe, or kayak adventure on the Styx River in Baldwin County. A shuttle service from the parking area to the put-in is provided for your convenience!

Sunshine Canoes

Sunshine Canoe Rentals

Upper and lower delta adventures, including the Bartram Canoe Trail. This service also operates an outfitter on the secluded Escatawpa River blackwater stream with its magnificent sandbars on the Alabama-Mississippi line.

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Whitewater Express

This outfitter offers incredible whitewater rafting experiences on the Chattahoochee River, both in Alabama and Georgia. Or, learn how to kayak, SUP, or fly fish with certified instructors.

Salt Water Outfitters

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Big Daddy’s Beach Rentals

Rent stand-up paddle boards and single sit-on-top kayaks or luxury pontoon boats in the heart of Big Lagoon. With access to Sand Island and opportunities to spot amazing sights like the Blue Angels air show or dolphins, this area is a highly desirable swimming and cruising destination.

Blu Heron Kayak & SUP Rentals

We are an island kayak and paddle board rental company. We deliver and pick up anyplace around the island.

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Coastal Segway Adventures

Segway tours aren’t your only option here, though they’re certainly fun! This service also offers kayak and paddle board tours and rentals. Discover the local waterway of Gulf Shores on your own or with a guide. Perfect for beginners learning to paddle or experienced paddlers looking for something new.

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Dauphin Island Beach Rentals

Part of the Mobile Bay Estuary, this area enjoys abundant wildlife and unparalleled fishing opportunities. You can stay at a vacation rental here, rent a single or tandem kayak, or even rent a Tritoon boat for unique exploration.

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Down Under Dive Shop

This full-service dive shop offers diving lessons, kayak rentals, and guided kayak tours. Enjoy the Alabama Gulf Coast in serenity and spectacular beauty, winding through mazes of marshlands, sandbars, and abundant wildlife in Little Lagoon.

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Fairhope Boat Company

As the Gulf Coast’s only full-service paddlesport store, Fairhope Boat Company offers canoe and kayak rentals, sales, repairs, and guided kayak trips throughout Baldwin County.

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Go Go Kayaks

This adventure service focuses on fun, renting kayaks, paddle boards, golf carts, and even games like cornhole. Delivery and group outings available.

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Ike’s Beach Service

Rent kayaks and paddle boards, venture out with a parasailing excursion, or just kick back and relax with a beach chair and an umbrella.

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Ike’s Parasailing (Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar)

Rent a kayak or paddle board, or schedule a parasailing or banana boat ride—right from the Gulf’s most famous beach bar.

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Ike’s Parasailing (Gulf State Park Pavilion)

Ike’s Gulf State Park Pavilion location offers the same high-quality watersports services, including kayak and paddle board rentals and parasailing adventures.

Paddled By You Kayak Rentals

Paddled By You

This family-owned and operated kayak and stand-up paddle board rental service connects you to the beauty of Cotton Bayou in Orange Beach. Reservations are encouraged.

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Pure Aloha Adventures

Explore Dauphin Island and the Gulf Coast with guided kayak tours, paddle boat tours, dolphin cruises, paddle boat yoga, and more! Rent equipment and choose your own adventure or take lessons.

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Sea View Tours

Embark on an unforgettable, 1-hour marine adventure in a clear kayak that lets you see the Gulf in all its glory. Nighttime “Crab Grab” tours to Bird Island in neon clear kayaks are also available!

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WildNative Tours

Take part in a breathtaking wildlife tour on Bon Secour River, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, or Wolf Bay! Dolphin-watching tours, cypress swamp tours, motorboat tours, and more are offered year-round.

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