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Nice boat ride but not a lot to do.

Three of us went to Ship Island on Oct. 3rd. The boat ride was nice and leisurely....the best part... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Chrissim27
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Shreveport, Louisiana
Don’t miss this island

The water was warm and clear. We watched the sea life go by. The board walk to the other side was... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Heather M
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It was an hour ferry ride each way to ship Island. My first time in Biloxi so one of the recommended things to do. Park rangers gave a nice history lesson about Fort Massachusetts dating back to war of 1812 where British launched its fleet to attack New Orleans but lost and also civil war where the island changed hand back n forth between union and confederate armies. Strategically, the 3rd tier Fort became obsolete in 1866 due to advances in weapons technology. We spent another couple of hours on the beach on a hot 100F day. You can enjoy the beach in Biloxi as there's no need to spend an entire day ferrying back n forth to ship Island (depart 9a and Noon, arrive back 3.30p and 6p). The ferry ride through ship Island excursions is $29 bucks each and $25 for umbrella and chair rental. The crew on the ferry and one shop on the island were polite and courteous. As I said earlier, It was ok for first timers but other then that, I won't recommend it.

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank manish n
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We spent the day at Ship Island & loved it! Prices are very reasonable & worth every penny. It's the perfect place for picnicking & relaxing with beautiful beaches, clear water, & breathtaking views.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank radamsok
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Alreadythere2014
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

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 the sun you need to rent an umbrella and the food at the concession stand is quite expensive.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank cindy491959
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

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, showers, and concession stand!! We left on the 9:00 boat and returned on the 5:00 and loved the island!!

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Rachel A
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