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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 regarding other ferry rides are probably your best bet.
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
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 comes around checking to see if you have already paid.