Bellingrath Gardens and Home Celebrates Founder’s Day

Bellingrath Gardens and Home is celebrating Founder’s Day on Saturday, August 6. Admission to the gardens will be free to residents of Mobile and Baldwin Counties. This year you can cruise along Fowl River as part of the birthday celebration with Delta Safaris. Delta Safaris is run out of Five Rivers Delta Resource Center on Mobile Bay.

Tour guides will be on board the cruises to educate riders about the wildlife and ecology of the Gulf Coast. Four guided cruises will leave Belligrath Gardens. The tour will last for 45 minutes.

You must reserve a spot on a one of the boats which will be leaving at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. Call 251.973.2217 to secure a spot. The cost of riding on a cruise is $9 for adults and $7 for children ages 5-12. Those ages 4 and younger can hop aboard for free. You are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before the departure time.

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