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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
Let's go fishing! Most of our activities take place on or near the Mississippi Barrier Islands. We specialize in trips to the islands where we observe playful dolphins. Fun with the dolphins include very close encounters with these incredibly friendly mamals. Dolphins actually perform and swim near our boat. It is amazing how they seem to change when children are involved. View osprey, terns, black skimmers, pelicans, bald eagles, racoons. We also rent kayaks, do camping drop offs to the islands, near shore and offshore fishing trips, and sunset cruises. We can even take you to the casinos, or most any place with a dock.
An authentic replica of a Biloxi oyster schooner sailing experience.
70-Minute Living Marine Adventure Cruise. Enjoy this interpretive, educational adventure for the entire family.
The Center for Marine Education & Research, aka Institute for Marine Mammal Studies offers visitors of all ages the chance to engage in a fun, hands-on learning experience that helps them understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique. While visiting, you experience underwater adventures on the big screen in a state of the art auditorium, encounter sea creatures such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars, fresh water turtles, and other marine life in our discovery room. Don’t forget the marine museum which features aquatic exhibits and a fossil dig where you may even find a shark tooth to keep as a souvenir. The Dolphin Presentation is where visitors see Bo and Buster; two Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins that entertain you, and to make the experience even more special, call ahead to schedule the Dolphin Interaction Program where you actually get right in the water, up close and personal with one of the world’s most intelligent animals. (Weather Permitting)
Dawn’s Angel Cruises offers visitors your choice of a 5 Hour day cruise, 5 Hour romantic dinner cruise or Top Deck Dining in a tropical setting without cruising. Step aboard and prepare to enjoy an awesome dining experience with great food, great hosts, and great atmosphere. Reservations Required. Available for private parties, tours, special occasions or events, birthday parties, and weddings. So plan now to celebrate your next event surrounded by spectacular views, great food, and an unforgettable cruise.
Eco-Tours of South Mississippi offers 2 hour, 4 hour and 8 hour interpretive tours introduce you to the natural habitats of the cypress swamps and salt marshes of the lower Pascagoula River or the coastal barrier islands. The Pascagoula River, the last large (by volume) unimpeded river in the lower 48 states, flows 80 miles from its confluence to the Gulf of Mexico. Alligators and migratory birds--pelicans, ospreys, herons, egrets, and even bald eagles-are abundant, along with myriad other wildlife. Three hundred species of native plants including wild lilies and orchids enhance the beauty of the swamp.
Birders, naturalists, photographers and outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy overnight adventures in a remote cabin amid the cypress knees. During your all-inclusive stay, take guided kayak tours and motorboat cruises with a seasoned guide. Check out our Sunset Cruise - the view is awesome and one you won't forget! Custom trips are also available for your girls’ day out or team building retreat! Eco-Tours of South Mississippi will be happy to book your trip now!
Eco-Tours offers guided kayak trips in the marsh or swamp, as well as a unique combination motorboat tour / guided kayak trip!
And that is not all – we now offer Destination Weddings – for the adventurous couple! Be the couple who gets married in the swamp! Experience the wonderful adventure of a wedding in a beautiful, natural setting!
Get back to nature! We’ll take you there! For everything you want to do on the water, call Eco-Tours of South Mississippi. Water is OUR nature!
96'x28' catamaran double-decker cruise vessel especially designed for large group activities located on the Ridgeland side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir with complete kitchen. Per pay ice maker, large outdoor charcoal grill, music system, bar area w/ fountain drinks, clean restrooms.
Boardwalks and pathways take visitors through the natural habitats of the alligator. Exciting and educational. Walking tours, swamp tour, and airboat rides.
Enjoy deep sea fishing trips aboard the Keesler Dolphin II, Keesler's 50-foot, U.S. Coast Guard certified fishing vessel.
15-minute flight down the Mississippi Gulf Coast shoreline with a beautiful view of the barrier islands.
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