Feel the ocean breeze in your hair as you explore Mississippi’s Gulf Coast. The ocean is apart of our history and heritage; it was one of the reasons that Native Americans settled here. The ocean has helped build and shape what Southern Mississippi is today. So breathe in the ocean air and dig your toes into the shoreline. The sea is apart of who we are.
The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum has regained a piece of history with their replicas of Mississippi White Wings. As far back as 1699, these boats were used as shrimping vessels along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.
BLACK CREEK CANOE RENTAL
Black Creek Canoe Rentals is one-stop-shop for those wanting to enjoy Mississippi’s own Black Creek. Black Creek Canoe Rentals allows you to relax and revel in the beauty of Desoto National Forest.
ECO TOURS OF SOUTH MISSISSIPPI
We offer 2, 4, and 8-hour swamp and marsh boat tours on the Pascagoula River. We also offer kayak trips to the barrier islands (horn, Petit Bois and Sand Islands). All trips are customizable at a customer’srequest.
Everything Kayak is a full-service kayak company. We strive to provide the best quality products for all your paddle-sport needs.
INSTITUTE FOR MARINE MAMMALS STUDIES
This institute is a haven for marine life that needs special rehabilitation and care. It offers educational programs on conservation and marine life habitation. It’s great fun for the whole family.
MARITIME & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY MUSEUM
Maritime history museum hooks into Gulf Coast’s rich heritage hook, line, and sinker. Discover new details about catboats, charter boats, and operating a mechanized shrimp peeler.
MCCOY'S RIVER & MARSH TOURS
Come and enjoy a trip along the Pascagoula River. Let both Capt. Benny and Capt. Lynn McCoy take you on the Pascagoula River one of the most pristine river swamps in America.
Mississippians have relied on natural resources for food as well as a source of income. The trade of the net making has been passed down by generations.
NORTH STAR SAILING CHARTERS
In business on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 2002. North Star Sailing Charters is fun for all ages.
PADDLES UP MISSISSIPPI
Paddles Up Paddleboard Rentals and Sales is Mississippi’s premier stand up paddleboard outfitter. If you are looking to get on the water, get on a board, or have a great time, look no further than Paddles Up.
RED & BLACK KAYAK
Red & Black Kayak helps visitors to Stone County enjoy the Red Creek. The distinct segments of the creek, along with the beautiful scenery, will give every guest a memorable experience.
SCRANTON SHRIMP BOAT MUSEUM
Explore a 70-foot shrimp boat including a wheelhouse, galley a TED, and shrimp net display, bunkroom, wetlands diorama, and three 100-gallon aquariums.
The seafood industry along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast has been providing residents a way of life since the beginning. From shrimping and fishing to processing and selling, seafood from the Gulf Coast is in demand worldwide.
SHIP ISLAND EXCURSIONS
Planning a trip to the Mississippi’s Barrier Islands? Ship Island Excursions is a passenger ferry service to West Ship Island, part of Gulf Islands National Seashore.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has an extensive history of boat building, and remains to be a large employer of the region today.
SOLAR BOAT TOURS
Pilot your own SolarSkiff down the bayou as your guide shows the way. We use solar electric power which makes for a quiet experience free of the smell of gas powered motors.
SOUTHERN WAY CHARTERS, INC.
We provide fishing trips, tours, lodging in various locations along the Gulf Coast. In business since 2001, we have something for everyone.
WOLF RIVER CANOE & KAYAK
Wolf River Canoe & Kayak has been operating on the Wolf River since 1982.
WUT SUP PADDLEBOARDS & RENTALS
We rent and sell standup paddleboards & kayaks. We offer lessons, guided tours, parties, & corporate team building events.