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My family and I LOVE Ship Island!! Great prices, great environment, and wonderful staff. I've been... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pearl, Mississippi
Ship island

So glad we decided to visit this beach! It was about an hr ride on the ferry from Biloxi, and about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I LOVE Ship Island!! Great prices, great environment, and wonderful staff. I've been coming here since I was little and I've always loved it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we decided to visit this beach! It was about an hr ride on the ferry from Biloxi, and about 10 mins walk to the beach from the ferry dock. Around $30/person(adult) online purchase. We rented the umbrella and 2chairs for $25 @ they...More

Thank maruko3510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Biloxi take a day trip to Ship Island. Visit with Captain Pete - grandson of the original owner. The island is HOT! If you like snorkeling find out about visibility before going. If it’s been windy you won’t see anything! The dock...More

1  Thank OregonRainGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk in the heat is worth the experience. The length of time on the Island is perfect. On the trip over we always see Dolphins, tons of jelly fish, stingrays. It is so peaceful and the water is wonderful, they sell inflated tubes for...More

Thank l0ve2travel4real
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to Ship Island. If you choose not to bring a cooler full of food and drinks or chairs with you, a snack bar is available and chairs and umbrellas are available for rent, all at reasonable...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We generally take our own boat or wave runners when in town but for out of towners, the fairey is the way to go. Catch it out of the gulfport harbor, load up an ice chest and bring your tanning lotion.

1  Thank geeeeneeee2018
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

It is a hike from the boat to the beach area, so if you have trouble walking distances, it might not be the trip for you. The facilities are very clean. The snack shop and gift shop are well stocked and reasonably priced. There really...More

8  Thank CathyP217
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Ship Island is a treasure of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and can be a great day-trip if you understand what to expect. First, unlike the barrier islands of Florida that are connected to the mainland and highly populated, Ship Island lies about 12 miles south...More

7  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Brown water,at least 1/2 mile to beach. we didn't go in the water anyway cuz it was so dirty. My wife said it smelled like a wet dogs.

3  Thank keitk
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Ship Island is definitely a nicer alternative to the beaches of Biloxi & Gulfport. Ship Island is a Barrier Island that represents unspoiled nature. You will not find any beachfront hotels, condos, and restaurants. Instead, you will find the simple necessities like restrooms, showers, a...More

5  Thank sabrinak136
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Paul B
26 September 2018|
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Response from bryanthano | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the temp will. I would think mid 70’s
Michelle E
5 September 2018|
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Response from emily418 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it would be a good or worthwhile trip for her. Even if they allowed her to stay on the ferry while others got off,it might be a boring time to just sit and wait for the return trip. Advice from other travelers... More
Christine H
26 August 2018|
Response from emily418 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a senior rate. Regular adult fare is 30, senior fare 28 and children are 20. Those are ferry boat fares to get you there. Chairs with umbrellas are extra and you can pay for those after you arrive as a person... More