Ship Island Excursions-Biloxi

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi

195 Beach Boulevard

Biloxi, MS 39530

Phone: (228) 864-1014

Ship Island Excursions offers daily passenger ferry service to Ship Island and Fort Massachusetts (circa 1858), part of Gulf Island National Seashore. The island is approximately 10 miles offshore from Gulfport/Biloxi offering visitors beautiful high quality beaches, and clear Gulf waters for swimming, shelling, birding, sunbathing and more.

The cruise to the barrier island takes about an hour one way, and dolphin sightings are frequent during the boat ride! Food service, chair, and umbrella rentals are available on the island.


Ship Island Excursions-Biloxi is located at 195 Beach Blvd at the Margaritaville Hotel Biloxi Resort.

Summer Schedule May 11-August 18

  • Daily departure from Biloxi 10am with a Ship Island departure of 3:30pm returning to Biloxi

Fall Schedule August 21-October 27

  • Wednesday-Sunday departure from Biloxi 10am with a Ship Island departure of 3:30pm returning to Biloxi


Ship Island Excursions is located in the Gulfport Yacht Harbor at the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 49.


Summer schedule May 11-August 18

  • Daily 9am & 12pm departure from Gulfport with 2:30pm & 5pm departure from Ship Island returning to Gulfport

Fall cruises are August 21-October 27

  • Saturday-Sunday 9am & 12pm departure from Gulfport and return trip from Ship Island 3:30pm


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Take a Google Trekker tour of Ship Island.

Celebrate the evening while enjoying the sunset and dance to all your favorite tunes, as we embark on our memorable Friday night Biloxi Groove Cruise along the Biloxi waterfront.

DJ entertainment is provided by Tri-Star Sound. Light snacks, soft drinks, beer and wine are available for purchase. No outside food or drinks allowed.

Climb aboard and be a part of the Biloxi Christmas on the Water boat parade with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Association! There will be food, door prizes, raffles, and at the end of the parade a fireworks show. The Captain Pete parades with all the other boats in Biloxi's Christmas on the Water serving heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by various coast restaurants.

Cash bar, No BYOB or Coolers Allowed. Tickets available online. Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Association.