Wade In The Refreshing Waters On The Scenic Beach On Ship Island In Mississippi

Anyone who’s been to a beach on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast has surely noticed the water’s brownish color. The off-putting hue is enough to keep many out of the water. Others just skip the beach altogether. However, a tropical oasis with white sand and pristine water can be found just several miles off the coast on Ship Island. Take a look:

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Ship Island Excursions operates seasonally from March 14th – November 1st. Round-trip tickets to Ship Island can be purchased online or at the boat dock. Tickets purchased online are $30 for adults, $20 for children (ages 3 – 10), and $28 for senior citizens and military personnel. Tickets purchased at the boat dock are $2 more than the prices quoted above (i.e. $32 for adults, $22 for children, and $30 for seniors and military personnel). For more information, call (228) 864-1014. You can also visit the Ship Island Excursions website.

So, ever been to Ship Island? Were you impressed with its beauty? What about the crystal clear water? Know of another great place to cool off? Tell us in the comments section.

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Address: 1040 23rd Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501, USA