Gilchrist Island Orange Beach AL
Minutes from the popular Tacky Jacks Restaurants, Gilchrist Island is a local favorite. This private island is packed full of elegant bird species and surrounded by some of the top fishing spots south of the Mason Dixon line! Within paddling distance of the three other popular Orange Beach islands of the north pass including Bird Island and Robinson Island, Gilchrist is a must-stop location on any travelers map.
Located at the mouth of Cotton Bayou, Gilchrist Island is visible from the shore in many areas of Orange Beach. It's highly recommended to rent a paddleboard, kayak, or watercraft and cruise around Gilchrist for a stunningly scenic view.
Suggested Gilchrist Island Activity
Orange Beach Paddleboard Rental
Rent a paddleboard from Tacky Jacks in Orange Beach, and cruise just a short way to Gilchrist Island for a sightseeing adventure! Rent for 1 - 9 hours; life jacket, whistle, and short instruction is included!