Everyone loves a sunset. And here in Coastal Mississippi, our views rival the best of them! You can sit back, relax and soak in our southern sunset aboard one of our several boat cruises. Depending on your time preference, you can choose to explore the islands, back bays, and bayous and marvel in the incredible scenery our region has to offer. Grab your friends and family, and book your Coastal Mississippi Sunset Cruise today!


Betsy Ann Riverboat 

Enjoy a 2 hour sunset cruise or opt for a dinner cruise aboard this stern wheel paddleboat. The Betsy Ann features both a closed cabin and an upper deck for the perfect view of a Coastal Mississippi sunset. Your excursion around the Mississippi Sound and Back Bay of Biloxi will also feature narration focusing on the history, wildlife, and ecology of the region.

Tickets start at $25.

North Star Sailing Charters 

Climb aboard North Star Sailing Charters, and Captain Jim will provide you the cruise of your dreams. Options for sunset, moonlight and dinner cruises catered by Half Shell Oyster House, you can soak in the views of the Mississippi coastline and barrier islands.

Prices vary depending on passenger number and length of trip.

Set Sail Yacht Charters 

The almost 3 hour sunset cruise aboard the 52’ Endurance departs from the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor. Captains Darien and Trachelle Hill are US Coast Guard licensed Master Mariner, Sail, Oceans and Master, 200 Ton respectively.

Prices vary depending on length of sail.

Making Memories Sailing

Hop aboard the "Kahlua" and let Making Memories Sailing take you on a private voyage. Explore breathtaking views of the Mississippi Sound at sunset while making memories with friends, family, or that special someone. Sails are available year-round weather permitting.

Prices begin at $160 for 1-2 passengers. Maximum 6 passengers.

La Dolce Vita Cruising Charters 

La Dolce Vita Cruises promise sunsets and serenity (and sometimes dolphins!) aboard their private luxury yacht for 1-6 passengers. You can choose to picnic for dinner or have a catered meal aboard for the 2.5 hour sunset cruise. Launching from the Gulfport Harbor, the yacht will lead you around the Mississippi Sound, nearby barrier islands, and even farther out into the Gulf! 

Prices begin at $270.00 for 1-2 Passengers

Eco-Tours of South Mississippi 

Choose from 2, 4, or 8 hour interpretive tours introducing you to the natural habitats of the cypress swamps and salt marshes of the lower Pascagoula River or the coastal barrier islands. You can book a sunset cruise or take the 2-hour afternoon cruise which includes a Coastal Mississippi sunset. Witness the native wildlife and ecosystems that enhance the beauty of the Pascagoula River and barrier islands as you bathe in the sunset.

Prices vary depending on age and length of cruise. 

Ship Island Excursions

Enjoy the Mississippi Sound at sunset with Ship Island Excursions! Docking from Gulfport, they can accommodate a cocktail or private dinner party aboard one of their three vessels. Book the Pan American Clipper for up to 100 passengers, the Captain Pete for up to 150, and the Gulf Islander for up to 200 guests. All vessels provide two decks, a dance floor, and an open-air upper deck that offers a unique view of our coastal sunsets. Entertainment options are available for an additional fee. Excursions are available year round. 

Prices depend on the number of guests and length of sail. 

For a complete list of our boating cruises, visit here.