Ship Island will reopen on Friday October 12th…………..We are now running our Fall Ferry Schedule departing from Biloxi Wednesday – Sunday ……..Dolphin Cruises and Country Music Cruise now accepting reservations.
IMPORTANT TRAVEL TIP: Island excusions boats, on summer Saturdays between Memorial Weekend and Labor Day, frequently run at full capacity. Choose summer weekdays or a Sunday for less crowded beaches and more room on the boats. PLEASE ARRIVE A MINIMUM OF 30 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED TRIP. Boarding normally begins 1 hour before departure.
Affordable food service and beach items are available on our boats and island.
Umbrellas and chairs are available for rent on the island’s south beach for $25 (2 chairs and 1 umbrella)
Visa, Discover and Master Card accepted at ticket office.
Cash and Credit Cards accepted on Boat’s and Island Snack Bar. However, cash is recommended in case we lose internet service
Lower deck of each vessel is wheel chair accessible
M/V Capt. Pete and M/V Gulf Islander offer some climate controlled seating.
Restrooms, showers, drinking water, and a shaded picnic areas available on the island.
Restrooms are provided on boats and island.
Tickets go on sale one hour before departure. Arrive early.
Highly suggest you buy your tickets online in the Summer. Boats will sell out in the Summer.
Boat tickets may be purchased and rental items reserved at the Gulfport or Biloxi ticket office.
Reservations accepted for large groups only (20 or more). See Group’s Page on website for reservation form.
What to Expect
Shade is Limited on the island.
Prepare for extreme heat and humidity mid-June through August.
Wear sun block, protective clothing and eyewear.
Open-toe shoes are not recommended while on the boats.
Insects are usually not a problem. However, carry insect repellent in case you need it.