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Ship Island

Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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Biloxi family vacation

Hot!! Long walk!! And don't let them fool you the water is just a lighter shade of brown!!! You... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tonya K
Murphysboro, Illinois
via mobile
Island Pleasure

My husband and I went to this island last weekend and we had a blast relaxing to the large waves... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Biloxi, MS
+1 228-864-1014
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Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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

Thank CBNtz
Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic ferry ride and plenty of beach fun on the island,bring plenty of sunscreen and pack light or at least with wheels because its a very long walk from the ferry to the beach with chairs and umbrellas, the civil war fort is a must...More

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ferry ride was great, right on time and very nice people helping getting everyone on and off the ferry. The price was reasonable, too. The one hour one-way trip was smooth. We enjoyed seeing the fort and loved the beach. We walked to the...More

1  Thank goodhart2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a fun day for my family! (1 teen,1 pre-teen and a toddler in tow) We took the 9:30am boat to the island and left on the 2:30pm to come back to Gulfport and that was just the right amount of time in...More

2  Thank Traci_323
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to Ship Island a few times b4 we had kids. Its fun for a day trip, but pack lightly. You will b doing a lot of walking. between the boat ride and the walk to the actual beach you really...More

1  Thank BigDaddySweets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Day trip " day at the beach" with a side story on history of Biloxi its hurricanes and Fort Massachusetts, a Civil war fort on the island which has short tour available. Food on boat and island was not that pricey as it is controlled...More

Thank Joe90123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience for this Missouri family of five! It was the first time all of us has been in the ocean together! The water was clean and beautiful! I would wear closed shoes as the sand gets very hot!!!! You can tickets...More

1  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 10 in our party, and three were children, ages 4, 5, and 7. We all had a good time - the beaches were much cleaner than the beaches of mainland Biloxi, and the water was pristine in comparison. Yeah, there are a lot...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

False advertising!! 1.)There are alligators on the island. 2.)Water is not clear. 3.) Boats are allowed to anchor so close to the beach the boaters can walk from boat to beach. 4.) 1 garbage can on beach. 5.) Beach is dirty. 6.) Nothing to block...More

7  Thank Carla W
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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