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Address: Biloxi, MS
Phone Number: 2288641014
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Spend time on the boat to Ship Island or drive on to Florida

It's the same beautiful beaches and water. Fewer shells. You'll be glad you didn't drive. Watch the undertow!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pass Christian, Mississippi, United States
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Pass Christian, Mississippi, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the same beautiful beaches and water. Fewer shells. You'll be glad you didn't drive. Watch the undertow!

1 Thank barefootongulfbeach
Cypress Inn, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I highly encourage anyone thinking of this trip to do it.I loved everything about the trip.Me and my family of 5 swam and played all day and not a crazy idiot anywhere!! Just make sure you have the sunscreen...

Thank Bobby S
United States
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112 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

All of the reviews below cover the great boat ride, the dolphins you are sure to see, the courteous crew. If you want to save yourself a bit of bother, rent the umbrella and chairs once there ($25) and buy yourself a cheeseburger ($4.75) - surprisingly good - and a beer ($2.75). I would never swim in the water off... More 

2 Thank Debbie I
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We loaded up for the day and took a boat over that was about an hour ride which was a great time to watch for dolphins which we saw quite a few. There is a concession area on the boat. Prices were reasonable. When purchasing your tickets to get on the boat go ahead and purchase chairs and umbrella rentals... More 

3 Thank Nicole W
Mansfield, Louisiana, United States
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My whole family loved this place. Great tour of Fort Massachusetts and beautiful beaches. Well worth the time and money!

Thank Melanie B
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

While the beaches in Biloxi/Gulfport are nice, the water isn't. Take the short trip by boat to Ship Island and walk across to the Gulf side and there is the nice water and beach you want. The boat ride is fun as well. Good snack bar with reasonable prices, friendly crew, and you will probably get to see wild dolphins... More 

Thank tdiddyclan
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109 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This beach requires a 30 minute boat ride, but it's definitely worth it. The sand is white and absolutely gorgeous; the water is nice and cool too. They have umbrellas and chairs for rent, but you're allowed to bring your own. If you do, just make sure you get on the boat a little bit early to find a good... More 

1 Thank Steven N
Cordova, Tn.
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96 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The boat ride to Ship Island ws about 45 minutes nd 7 year granddaughter enjoyed it - 1st time on a boat. The Island south side is gret for swimming or wading in the surf. Park Service has chairs and umberellas to rent - cost of $25 per chair and umberella - little high I thought. Has snack bar. Children... More 

Thank Bill R
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Had a great time visiting ship island . Very good beach day .Also took the tour of the fort . I did see some jellyfish so I saved swimming to the hotel pools . The views were excellent .

Thank brian593
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Had a nice boat ride on Capt. pete's. Saw Dolphins, listened to an historical vision of the Fort there. Snack bar was decent. Walked on beach. Pavilion good for shelter from the sun. Enjoyable way to spend a few hours.

Thank Peggy S

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