Ship Island Excursions offers daily passenger ferry service to West 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 is located in the Gulfport Yacht Harbor at the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 49.
Fall cruises are August 15-October 28 departures from Gulfport, Saturday-Sunday 9am and 12 noon.
Ship Island Excursions-Biloxi is located at 195 Beach Blvd at the Margaritaville Hotel Biloxi Resort.
Fall cruises are August 15-October 28 departures Wednesday- Sunday 10am from Biloxi, departing Ship island at 3:30pm.
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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.