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Ship Island

1040 22nd Ave, Gulfport Small Craft Harbor, Biloxi, MS 39502
+1 228-864-1014
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Took our grandsons (9,5)

If you are looking for easy mini vacation this is it. We took our two grandsons and had a blast... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bryanthano
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Holden, Louisiana
via mobile
Two points of departure

Ship Island tours have added a second location to catch the ferry to Shop Island. Now leaving from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ZeroBoxes
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Biloxi, Mississippi
via mobile
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“snack bar” (34 reviews)
“ferry ride” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
1040 22nd Ave, Gulfport Small Craft Harbor, Biloxi, MS 39502
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+1 228-864-1014
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"fort massachusetts"
in 29 reviews
"snack bar"
in 34 reviews
"ferry ride"
in 19 reviews
"day trip"
in 37 reviews
"chairs and umbrellas"
in 15 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 20 reviews
"ice chest"
in 9 reviews
"clear water"
in 12 reviews
"concession stand"
in 10 reviews
"wear shoes"
in 5 reviews
"long boardwalk"
in 4 reviews
"snack stand"
in 4 reviews
"national seashore"
in 4 reviews
"great family day"
in 3 reviews
"bring lots of sunscreen"
in 3 reviews
"pack light"
in 3 reviews
"clams"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for easy mini vacation this is it. We took our two grandsons and had a blast. The water is a lot cleaner than Gulfport or Biloxi. We seen several Dolphins. The cost is $32 adults and $22 children. You can get...More

3  Thank bryanthano
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ship Island tours have added a second location to catch the ferry to Shop Island. Now leaving from Gulfport and Biloxi. Come watch the dolphins play on the waters.

Thank ZeroBoxes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend a summer day on the island. Be prepared to walk across the long boardwalk to the beach..pack light and having a rolling cooler. Sand is hot so wear shoes!! Snack bar onboard boat & on the island. Enjoyed seeing dolphins, crabs...More

5  Thank jpdear
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beaches of Biloxi were a disappointment with murky water, but Ship Island was a dream! Clear water, sandy beaches, and plenty of shells. I think it is definitely worth the price of the shuttle ride. There is a snack stand and it is reasonably...More

12  Thank ArKrWa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take sunblock, bug spray, and a raft and go all day the water is beautiful and the sites are amazing.

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Ship Island and Biloxi in general! It was def worth the drive from NO. The beach and water was amazing. It was super clean and the water was nice and warm. The food was reasonably priced also. The Fort was interesting to see...More

2  Thank Pragati M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth the short drive from New Orleans! From start to finish, this was a good time. You could see your feet in chest-deep water. We opted for the 4 hour stay but should’ve stayed for 8. The boat was clean. The crew was great....More

3  Thank LarryLampkin
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We took the Gulfport ferry at 9 and got back on ferry at 5. Make sure you pay attention to the different ferry times and the two ferry locations. Next time we will take the Biloxi ferry only because the time there is shorter and...More

14  Thank Ssaholmes
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We Took one of the first trips in 20 years leaving from Biloxi at the Margaritaville hotel to ship island. We went on a Monday morning and the boat ride over went smoothly and wasn’t crowded. We saw a few dolphins too. Upon arrival the...More

19  Thank 477vickid
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was a great experience to share with our grand daughter. The beaches are nice and she could walk out a good distance in calm waters. You take a boat to the island and walk about a quarter of a mile to the other side....More

15  Thank trackdoc2018
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hayley l
29 June 2018|
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Response from 130thedude1980 |
boat to island, walk over long bridge to fort and beach, good luck!
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cajunpeach
26 June 2018|
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Response from erinf450 | Reviewed this property |
It was not packed. We left at 11 I believe to go out and back at 5 or 6. Times are listed on their site.
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Jessica S
12 June 2018|
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Response from mst3kjp |
From US NPS: “Private boats are welcome to visit all islands in the Mississippi unit of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The islands range anywhere from eight to twelve miles from the mainland and the seas can get quite... More
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