Dauphin Island is truly a place like no other. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ll feel the difference as soon as you step foot on the Island and take in a breath of fresh Gulf air. Dauphin Island thrives upon its’ emphasis on low-key, family oriented vacations. Forget road congestion, water parks and outlet malls – the island doesn’t even have need for a traffic light.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab is Alabama's primary marine education and research center. VThe Dauphin Island Sea Lab facilities also house the George F. Crozier Estuarium as part of the Discovery Hall educational program. The local sea life is diverse. Different types of marine researches are being conducted in the Sea Lab.