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 16-August 16

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

Fall Schedule August 19-September 7

  • 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.

Spring schedule March 14-May 15

  • Wednesday-Friday 9am depart Gulfport, 2:30pm depart Ship Island
  • Saturday-Saturday 9am & 12pm depart Gulfport, 2:30pm & 5pm depart island

Summer schedule May 16-August 16

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

Fall schedule are August 19-November 1

  • 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.