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   Orange Beach, AL – On Friday, September 4th, The Nina, replica of the historic caravel, will open at the Wharf in Orange Beach. The ship will be docked at 23101 Canal Road, until her departure early Wednesday, September 9th.

   The ‘Nina’ was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools.  Archaeology magazine called the ship “the most historically accurate caravel replica ever built”.  The caravel was the style of ship preferred by Age of Discovery explorers such as Bartholomew Diaz, Gaspar Corte-Real and Christopher Columbus.  Historians consider the caravel the Space Shuttle of the 15th century.  

   While in port, the general public is invited to explore the Nina, an authentic floating museum.  Admission charge is $5 anyone 5 years and older. Children 4 and under are Free. The ship is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No reservations necessary.

   For more information or to schedule a group tour, please call 787-672-2152 or visit our website  Guided group tours will be limited to 10 people.

We are practicing social distancing. Please keep 6 feet apart and wear a face covering on arrival.  General public will be staggered to ensure safety for both crew and guests. 

  Dates and times are subject to change due to inclement weather. 

Call us at 787-672-2152

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