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Beautiful sun, sand and water!

Ship Island is part of the National Seashore and is about 12 miles off shore. Unlike Florida and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
beachbumtoo1
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Biloxi, Mississippi
A lot of fun

This is a nice trip out to Ship Island. Be sure to pack the sun screen/lotion and dress... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2018
Sunshine65703786930
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Foley, Alabama
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Ship Island is part of the National Seashore and is about 12 miles off shore. Unlike Florida and Alabama, we have not built bridges to our islands, keeping them wild and windswept, which is awesome. If you know someone with a boat or charter one,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank beachbumtoo1
Reviewed 19 December 2018

This is a nice trip out to Ship Island. Be sure to pack the sun screen/lotion and dress accordingly. Fun can be had by all and bring your camera!

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Sunshine65703786930
Reviewed 17 December 2018

I would have given the experience a 5 except for the very, very long walk from the ferry dock at the island and the beach. For those of us who have difficulty walking, it almost makes this a no go. Some vendor could make a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Three of us went to Ship Island on Oct. 3rd. The boat ride was nice and leisurely....the best part of the day. We toured the fort which was small but really pretty neat. We stayed behind after the other folks left and got some additional...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Chrissim27
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The water was warm and clear. We watched the sea life go by. The board walk to the other side was well cared for. Don’t forget to take a tour of the fort it’s free and worth the trip alone.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MichelleSmith0908
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maruko3510
Reviewed 5 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank l0ve2travel4real
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank G5399MYmelissaw
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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
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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
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Christine H
26 August 2018|
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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
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