About Us

Gulf Coast Tours is a family-owned and operated company. The Chamblee family has been in the bus and tour business since 1989. Ed Chamblee founded Gulf Coast Tours in 2001 and has been successfully expanding the business ever since. The company's operation includes over (30) well-trained motor coach drivers, (6) office staff members, and a on-site maintenance crew.

The fleet of 28 motor coaches is the newest on the Gulf Coast with an average age of 2015. These coaches range in size from 13 seats up to 56 seats.

These buses offer several unique features to make your journey as comfortable as possible. These features not only include restroom facilities, seat belts, and handicapped capabilities, but also satellite TV and WiFi!


Gulf Coast Tours references include the Mobile Bay Bears, City of Mobile, Mardi Gras Groups, Churches, United States Army, the United States Coast Guard, Thyssenkrupp, Marriott Hotels, Spring Hill College, University of South Alabama, University of Mobile, University of West Florida, and hundreds of other schools, both public and private in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.


Our Company is insured with a 5 million dollar policy, plus we carry some of the best Workman Compensation insurance available. Our drivers are very qualified and go through a rigorous backgroud check, a pre- employment drug test and remain in a randomized drug and alcohol testing program. Safety is our number one concern for our passengers. We are D.O.T (Department of Transportation) and D.O.D. (Department of Defense) approved and have all of the ICC requirements to travel all over the United States and Canada.  We have successfully passed 4 different D.O.T./D.O.D. audits in the past 5 years and currently have a #1 rating.

Call Today!

Our staff is available to help you plan any of your vacations, family reunions, school field trips, sporting events, corporate events, church functions, or just a short trip to the beach. Call us anytime for a fast and friendly quote. We can arrange any and all of the details for your trip, from the charter coach to the hotels; from the attractions to the meals; we can do it all!