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“Great Trip Out to the Gulf for Sun and Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ship Island

Ship Island
, Biloxi, MS
2288641014
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Ranked #2 of 48 things to do in Biloxi
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Leisure education
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great Trip Out to the Gulf for Sun and Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best excursions one can book on the Gulf coast and you will not be disappointed. The beach on the island is very nice and Fort Massachusetts is interesting as well.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Need to do this every time in Biloxi!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I am sorry to say that I have not been to Ship Island sooner! It was a great experience. We saw dolphins, enjoyed the ride out to the Island, and spent a relaxing afternoon on the Island!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“fun in the sun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

First of all the ship's crew were fun and very helpful. The trip to the island was just under an hour and really relaxing. You can rent chairs and an umbrella at the ticket office or on the island. There is a snack bar on board (cash only) offering usual snacks and beverages. A sneak shop is also located on the island. There is a fort on the issuance you can tour. We only spent a few minutes at the fort as we were there for the beach. The beach and water are beautiful and Coram and well maintained. You can go out into the water a good distance and still be only waist deep. All in all, a great day

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Crossett, Arkansas
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“Nice weekend, worth the trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Nice boat ride out, once you get there you rent the chairs if you want.
Be aware of the little white nats, they will get all over you. Cary bug spray.
The old fort is worth exploring to.
I thought the water would have been clear on the south side, but it was murky. Not Florida blue.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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“Great trip to a Civil War fort and interment camp”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A great history lesson for very little money and a sun tan to boot. The ferry ride is about 45 minutes and shaded and air-conditioned if you want it so. Otherwise you can sit on the upper deck and watch the dolphins surf up close and personal on the bow wave of the ferry. You can catch the ferry in two locations. One is in Gulfport, Miss. and the other is in Biloxi, Miss.

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