Getting Around

White ferry boat with visitors docked at West Ship Island

Enjoying the ferry ride to West Ship Island, MS District.

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Passenger ferry service is available if you would like to explore West Ship Island in the Mississippi District. Ferries have on-board amenities such as restrooms and snack bars. Watch for dolphins gliding alongside the boat!

To arrange transportation to East Ship, Horn, Petit Bois, and Cat Islands contact a National Park Service licensed boat operator.

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