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Ship Island

Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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My husband and I rode the ship from Ship Island Excursions out to the island. The island is serene... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bedford, Indiana
via mobile
Perfect For Those Seeking Peace

One of the reasons I appreciate this island is that it's a place secluded from the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I rode the ship from Ship Island Excursions out to the island. The island is serene and absolutely breathtaking. Fort Harrison is fun to explore. I recommend the ranger tour (it's free). Wonderful history here. The beaches are beautiful. The water was...More

Thank hcazzell74
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the reasons I appreciate this island is that it's a place secluded from the hustle and bustle of the mainland. The ferry ride is about an hour long but the boats are very nice. One of them, the Capt. Pete, even has a...More

Thank micahthemariner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was an hour ferry ride each way to ship Island. My first time in Biloxi so one of the recommended things to do. Park rangers gave a nice history lesson about Fort Massachusetts dating back to war of 1812 where British launched its fleet...More

Thank manish n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the day at Ship Island & loved it! Prices are very reasonable & worth every penny. It's the perfect place for picnicking & relaxing with beautiful beaches, clear water, & breathtaking views.

1  Thank radamsok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful day trip! We took the Ship Island Excursion and had friendly service. We rented chairs and an umbrella and felt like we were at a resort! Moderate exercise because of the walk to the beach, but it was worth it.

Thank Alreadythere2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ferry ride out there is about 1 hour. Saw some dolphins. When you get there it is quite a hike to the other side where the beautiful beach is. There is a cool fort to see on the way. If you want protection from...More

1  Thank cindy491959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride was fun, didn't really feel like it takes you an hour to get to the island!! The water on the gulf side of the island is clearer than back in Biloxi but not clear enough to see your feet! They have bathrooms,...More

2  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience to Ship Island was great from beginning to end. I am so glad I did not allow a few reviews to change my mind. Plenty of chairs for us (group of 9) and our view was amazing. Mother nature was our only problem...More

Thank YouOnlyTravelOnce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot!! Long walk!! And don't let them fool you the water is just a lighter shade of brown!!! You basically pay $29 for a boat ride to sit on a beach!! Food at concession was good and good price, it's a beautiful island just not...More

Thank Tonya K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went to this island last weekend and we had a blast relaxing to the large waves and bright sunny skies, away from street noise and all else. Ship Island is the place to go for a retreat of sun bathing and...More

2  Thank CBNtz
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Walter L
5 July 2017|
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Response from Jimmy H | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 minute walk! Have Fun!
5 July 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
Angela C
20 June 2017|
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Response from DarlaCG | Reviewed this property |
The water around Ship Island and the other islands is beautiful. The water close to the mainland is brownish. That is because of the river runoff and the barrier islands .Most waters (costal, rivers, streams, etc.) in all... More