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Gulf Shores, Alabama: Giant Walk-In Shark, Pirate Ship

The shark is the entrance to a souvenir shop. Walk into the shark's mouth, then look through windows into the shark's belly to see what he's eaten. At the back of the shop is a full-size pirate ship.

Souvenir City

217 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL
Souvenir City, which has been in Gulf Shores since 1956. On the west side of Hwy 59/Gulf Shores Pkwy, a block north of Hwy 182/E. Beach Blvd.
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Pirate ship.

Large Pirate Ship

A full-size pirate ship is attached to back of Souvenir City.

[Samantha, 05/12/2023]

And to get to it you must walk into the mouth of a giant shark at the store entrance.

Shark entrance.

Walk into a Giant Open-Mouthed Shark

Easy bike ride from the Gulf State Park. Don't forget the pirate ship in the back.

[RIch, 01/02/2015]

Standing in the shark mouth entrance.

Walk into a Giant Open-Mouthed Shark

A very impressive shark mouth entrance to a Gulf Shores souvenir shop... Items inside are a little pricey, but worth a look. At the back entrance to the store is a large 3-masted pirate ship attached to the building.

[William, 07/27/2012]
Shark Souvenir Shop

I am a resident of Gulf Shores and the name of the "Shark Souvenir Shop" is Souvenir City. It has many touristy beach items such as a wide variety of sea shells, pet hermit crabs and habitats, shark jaws and alligator heads and much much more. After you walk in the shark's mouth at the entrance, kids can look through windows into the shark's belly and see what he has eaten.

[Priscilla Hataway, 10/25/2005]

Shark shop.

Shark souvenir shop

Shark-shaped entrance to a souvenir shop in Gulf Shores, AL.

[Rebecca Davenport, 09/29/2001]

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