Ship Island Excursions-Gulfport

Gulfport Yacht Harbor

Gulfport, MS 39502

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.

GULFPORT

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

Spring cruises March 16-May 10

  • Wednesday-Friday 9am departure from Gulfport with a 2:30pm departure from Ship Island returning to Gulfport
  • Saturday-Sunday 9am & 12pm departure from Gulfport with at 2:30pm & 5pm departure from Ship Island  returning to Gulfport

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 departurne from Gulfport and return trip from Ship Island 3:30pm

Biloxi

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

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Take a Google Trekker tour of Ship Island.

Some tips on preparing for your trip and a quick tour of the island.

Facility Info
  • Description M/V Capt. Pete is certified for 305 passengers with upstairs seating for 100 guests. Come aboard and cruise the MS Gulf Coast as you conduct your event. The lower level of the vessel is suited to serve food and drinks. Call 228-343-2245 for more information
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Total Sq. Ft. 340
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
  • Classroom Capacity 100

Enjoy a fun and relaxing 90 minute boat ride along front beach Gulfport. Watch for playful Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins that love to follow the boat as we cruise into the Mississippi Sound and tour the ship harbor.. Full snack bar available. No ice chest allowed.

Enjoy a fun and relaxing 90 minute boat ride along front beach Gulfport. Watch for playful Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins that love to follow the boat as we cruise into the Mississippi Sound and tour the ship harbor.. Full snack bar available. No ice chest allowed.