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Please prepare. If you do, you'll have a great day

It is a hike from the boat to the beach area, so if you have trouble walking distances, it might... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CathyP217
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Springfield, Illinois
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A great day trip to the Ellis Island of the Gulf South

Ship Island is a treasure of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and can be a great day-trip if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas E
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Diamondhead, Mississippi
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

4  Thank CathyP217
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

3  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

1  Thank keitk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

3  Thank sabrinak136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went yesterday for Labor Day ! I took my whole family most have never been. Hurricane Gordon is coming so the water was very murky and waves were insane ! They ended up boarding the doors and canceled the afternoon trip !! We still...More

2  Thank frandy m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome trip .. Choice of deck or a/c... view is great either way .. dauphins jumping around boat and everyone having a great time! Peaceful and tranquil island ... and historic fort .. awesome!

2  Thank Web M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We boarded ship at Margaritaville. Crew and captain were friendly but strict about enforcing what could and couldn’t be brought aboard...no wagons...even if they are collapsible! We sat on top for ride out and back...shady and breezy! Island is very hot since there is no...More

Thank Miranda300
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Ship Island is beautiful: powder white sand; clear water that was easy to swim in; and excellent amenities. The trip out is fun itself, with plenty of bird- and boat-watching, and the ride is smooth and easy. The island is just far enough away that...More

3  Thank janiejane53
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

100% worth the 30$ ferry ticket. You can bring your own cooler, chairs, and even rafts (if you can store it where you sit) we rented two chairs and umbrella for about 25 bucks, which was so worth it!! The water is so clear and...More

Thank cockburntaylor91
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great outing. My expectations were not high but I was pleasantly surprised. Very clean beach with lifeguard on duty. Decent bathrooms. They had a snack shop with a good menu. Plenty of tables in a covered area to sit and eat. Fort...More

1  Thank Brandy K
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Michelle E
5 September 2018|
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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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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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Christine H
26 August 2018|
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35 per person for round trip
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