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Biloxi Tour Train

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Address: Porter Ave & Hwy 90 Lighthouse, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone Number: 228-374-8687
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Biloxi's original historical and sightseeing tour debuted in 1961 and 52...

Biloxi's original historical and sightseeing tour debuted in 1961 and 52 years later still departs from the Biloxi Lighthouse Park (Highway 90 at Porter Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530). The "Biloxi Tour Train," also known to the locals as the "Biloxi Shrimp Train," is owned and operated by native Biloxians. 2013 marks Carla Beaugez Taconi and her husband August's 20th year sharing Biloxi's heritage, history and hospitality with visitors to this beloved city. If you're interested in an authentic and original journey while in Biloxi then this is the tour for you. "For centuries the World has come to Biloxi and I invite you to as well!"...Carla

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Pick up the tour in carpark by the Lighthouse. Tour guide is very good and takes pride in showing visitors around Biloxi. Tour takes you around downtown which is a good way to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Pick up the tour in carpark by the Lighthouse. Tour guide is very good and takes pride in showing visitors around Biloxi. Tour takes you around downtown which is a good way to get your bearings and learn more about the area , although Biloxi doesn`t seem to be that big a place. Also stopped at Hurricane Katrina Memorial. I... More 

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We are so glad we did this tour. Carla was a delight and we learned so much about Biloxi before and after Katrina in 2005. We appreciate even more what the citizens and city went through and continues to come back from. Resilience us an understatement.

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Odessa, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Carla our guide & driver was very personable & knowledgable- we loved our tour & she told us about Burger Burger & we liked their " Signature " sandwich

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Thank Les7h
Zanesville, Ohio
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This was on the spot decision, we were coming from the Visitors Center and I saw the train across the street. We drove over and just barely made the tour. It goes down Old Biloxi driving by some of the Old Victorian Homes in the area. It also passes by the vacant spots where homes and businesses were lost to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

If you were in Biloxi and get a chance to do this tour it's a very nice and they give you lots of information about the city and history of things in the area as well. very well done

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

It felt like we had a personal tour of Downtown Bloxi history, although there were about thirty of us on this tour. The tour guide is a life long Biloxi resident and it's easy to see that she loved here home town. She was friendly, humorous and laid back. It's been ten years, but it is clear that she feels... More 

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Fort Worth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This was a cute little ride that told good information about the gulf coast. I had lived in Gulfport for a while and took guest on the trip and I learned things that I hadn't known before. It is worth your while if you want to learn more about the coast!

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Saraland, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We had a blast. We have been to Biloxi many times but this was our first time on the "train". It was hot, so dress for the weather. Fun time!

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Thank TaTa0301
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

My mom and I actually heard about this tour in the visitor's center. We immediately jumped to it! And we enjoyed everything about it. Miss Carla was a sweet dear! She made you feel very welcoming. Not rude for one bit and never made in references as to tipping her. She knew a lot about Biloxi. We are from Louisiana... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was lucky for us that a group did not show up for the tour. Therefore, my family could spread out. I was there for a family reunion and 14 members took the tour. Six others went on the Shrimp Tour (They loved it). The tour was chock full of information. Carla was an excellent guide. The homes were quaint... More 

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