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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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Description: 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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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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Saraland, Alabama
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Saraland, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

A great way to see the city and hear the history. The lady tour guide is very knowledgeable and friendly She made a couple of stops for pictures and passed out water on a very HOT day. Recommend this for.a great 90 minutes of your day

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pembroke Pines, Fl.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was looking forward to learning about the city of Biloxi, but I was not impressed. She was actually a little rude. I'm a big tipper and I didn't tip. She spoke a little too much about Hurricane Katrina. I understand the devastation but tourist don't want you to harp on those occurrences that happened 10yrs ago. I was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Since this is the only introduction tour to Biloxi, we looked forward to the sites. It was interesting and fairly informative; unfortunately not many houses have been rebuilt after Katrina because of the unavailability of insurance so there were many vacant lots. Carla had a lot of knowledge but is wanting in customer service. She heartily yelled at us for... More 

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Spring City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Comfortable pace. Lots of local history, stops at places for photo ops and friendly greetings by the shop keepers. Just long enough to be done with it.

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Villa Park, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I took this tour yesterday and we really enjoyed the whole experience. Carla is a fun and knowledgeable guide. She made the time fun and we learned a lot about Biloxi and Hurricane Katrina's effect on the town. She provided blankets which where a good thing even with the sun and warm temperatures since it gets windy... More 

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Liberty Hill, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Goes through town with a local guide that can tell you anything and everything about Biloxi. See actual water marks throughout town from Katrina and feel the warm Southern Hospitality from the locals along the way. Awesome Tour!!!

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We took the Biloxi Tour Train to get a feel for the city. We had a wonderful time. The tour is an open-air train; dress accordingly! The guide, Carla, is a Biloxi native and is very proud of her city. She gave us a great history of the area and pointed out numerous points of interest. Honestly, we would have... More 

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Address: Porter Ave & Hwy 90 Lighthouse, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone Number: 228-374-8687
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Biloxi

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