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Ship Island

Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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Don't tell anybody about this place

We have been going to ship island aboard captain Pete's ship island excursion for over 30 years. It... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2015
Madison, Mississippi
via mobile
The only real place to swim in the Biloxi area.

What no one seemed to tell us was that this is the only REAL place to swim in the Biloxi area... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2015
Chicago, Illinois
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Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We have been going to ship island aboard captain Pete's ship island excursion for over 30 years. It is a special place and the ships crew and national park service employees are amazing. You leave the mainland and enter an amazing natural sanctuary ten miles...More

11  Thank Dexonomics
Reviewed August 3, 2015

What no one seemed to tell us was that this is the only REAL place to swim in the Biloxi area. Biloxi has miles of empty beaches, because the water is gross and the locals won't swim in it. Between the brackish water of the...More

4  Thank 381carolync
Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

We chose to go to ship island as part of our vacation on the coast. We had a great time! We bought tickets with ship island excursions and rode their ferry out to the island. The ride out was great. It took about 50 mins....More

6  Thank Kari M
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The water on the gulf side of the island is beautiful. All I can say is it is a slowwwwwww boat ride out there if you take the excursion ship. Once you get there, there's nothing to do except swim or sunbathe. Given the schedule...More

1  Thank NOYB N
Reviewed July 29, 2015

We enjoyed our trip to Ship Island immensely. The 11 mile boat ride was relaxing and the views were awesome. I was the first person to spot the dolphins that love to play in the boats wake! The historic island was beautiful and the beach...More

Thank Lanakin
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Once there we had to walk about 3/4 mile to the other side where the beach was, easy walk but you wouldn't want to have to carry a lot there. They rent chairs and Umbrella for only $25. for two chairs, great price for all...More

1  Thank anita059
Reviewed July 28, 2015

It was a nice relaxing hour boat ride to the island, but the beach was not any better than the beaches in the cities. We did rent an umbrella and 2 chairs for $25, but will not the next time as there is shade with...More

2  Thank FoodloverfromMS
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful, peaceful and everything I had hoped! Ship ride was awesome. Saw Dolphins and food on the ship was great and priced very reasonable! Will definitely go backache!

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Ship Island was a great getaway from the tourist town and attractions that Biloxi has to offer. Before even stepping foot onto the beach, my group and I saw dolphins, turtles, stingrays, and crabs in the water as we exited the ferry. We ended up...More

3  Thank bbbaaafff
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited Biloxi for vacation and to visit friends. The ride over to Ship Island was very fun, but bring your sunscreen! We both got sun burnt, even using sun block. The ride is about 50 minutes and we saw tons of Dolphins along the...More

2  Thank Kala S
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September 20, 2017|
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Response from manish n | Reviewed this property |
Ship Island has no homes to rent. Besides, everyone must leave by the last evening ferry. Biloxi, Mississippi is where you should be looking for to Rent.
Walter L
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Jimmy H | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 minute walk! Have Fun!
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit of a walk so if you have stuff or kids with you, a wagon or wheels. The fort is right there near the dock and farther down are restrooms, showers and tables to rest at before you begin the long walk to the other... More