Local residents and visitors to the Gulf Coast regularly dine on local cuisine while cruising the many water ways in Mobile, Alabama. Besides getting a tasty introduction to local flavors and foods, passengers listen to good music, and see the coastal sights. Some cruises also offer wine-tasting and exotic desserts in addition to their dinners. Book your romantic cruise for two or take a group of friends on one of the many dinner cruises in Mobile, Alabama.
Bellingrath Garden Cruise
Cruise down Fowl River from the port at Bellingrath Gardens. The Gardens’ cruise ship, the Southern Belle operates from weekends from February through December. The temperature controlled dining area offers diners comfort while they enjoy the sights and sounds of this important Mobile Alabama river. Reservations are a must for gaining access to an evening of enchantment. The typical menu includes a choice of three entrees, carved roast, Chicken Southern Belle and jambalaya. Vegetable sides, rolls and desserts are also included in the dinner cruise price. Passengers hop aboard the Southern Belle at 6:30 and cruise begins at 7 pm. This two hour cruse will cost you $49 a person or $98 a couple. Call Bellingrath Garden to book your cruise or private party at 251-973-1244. Your dinner cruise includes your cruise, dinner, tip and tax.
Sunset and Wine Tasting
Looking for a romantic alternative to an evening out with the one you love? Try the wine tasting and sunset set tour offered by 5 Rivers Delta Safaris. Located in Spanish Fort, only a few miles from Mobile, this cruise is worth the trip. During your two hours trip you will sample six different wines with a variety of appetizers. You may see alligators, exotic birds, turtles and many other wetland creatures. The boat carries twenty passengers so book your reservation to save your seat. The cost is $45 per person. Contact 5 Rivers for the latest information.
Insuring a Good Trip
• Call and verify your paid reservations before heading out
• If storms are in the area, the cruise may cancel
• Bring a jacket in case of cool boarding weather
• Pack a Dramamine if you tend to get sea sick
• Bring your state issued picture identification card if you plan to drink
• Park as close as possible to the port or take the shuttle
• Bring a digital camera to capture the fun