Getting Around

Car Free Exploration

  • A large white ferry ships sits just off shore from a large masonry fort.

    Pensacola Bay Cruises

    Head to Fort Pickens or explore the bay on Pensacola Bay Cruises. Ships run seasonally from March through October.

  • Visitors walk toward the camera down the dock at Ship Island.

    Ship Island Excursions

    Passenger ferry service is available seasonally from mid-March through October.

  • A boat in the water.

    Boat Charters

    To arrange transportation to the Mississippi barrier islands contact a National Park Service licensed boat operator.


Public Transportation

  • Map of Pensacola showing land in grey and water in blue.

    Florida Areas

    The Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) operates seven days a week in the community. It does not stop inside the seashore.

  • Two blue and white public transport buses parked in a lot.

    Mississippi Areas

    Coast Transit Authority (CTA) stop at the Ocean Springs Wal-Mart, 2.5 miles from the entrance to Davis Bayou. It does not stop inside.

Last updated: March 9, 2022

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze , FL 32563


850 934-2600

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