We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Biloxi Tour Train

#2 of 21 Tours in Biloxi
Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Porter Ave & Hwy 90 Lighthouse, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone Number: +1 228-374-8687
Website
Description:

Biloxi's original historical and sightseeing tour debuted in 1961 and 52...

Biloxi's original historical and sightseeing tour debuted in 1961 and 52 years later still departs from the Biloxi Lighthouse Park (Highway 90 at Porter Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530). The "Biloxi Tour Train," also known to the locals as the "Biloxi Shrimp Train," is owned and operated by native Biloxians. 2013 marks Carla Beaugez Taconi and her husband August's 20th year sharing Biloxi's heritage, history and hospitality with visitors to this beloved city. If you're interested in an authentic and original journey while in Biloxi then this is the tour for you. "For centuries the World has come to Biloxi and I invite you to as well!"...Carla

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 97 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Enjoy the uniqueness of Biloxi

Have been on the train ride several train ride several times. Carla is a long time resident of the area. This is a unique tour narrated by someone who loves the Gulf Coast. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Bj21849
,
Parsonsburg, Maryland
Add Photo Write a Review

97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 96: English reviews
Parsonsburg, Maryland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Have been on the train ride several train ride several times. Carla is a long time resident of the area. This is a unique tour narrated by someone who loves the Gulf Coast. Great time for all ages.

Helpful?
Thank Bj21849
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Carla is passionate about her city. She gives you the history of before and after Katrina; showed us the neighborhoods that are there now and told us about the ones that were destroyed. We would not have known this city without her insight. So glad we happened to meet her.

Helpful?
1 Thank bdepue
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

An easy and comfortable way to see the sites and hear about the community. No worries about parking or maneuvering through unfamiliar streets. I had read a review that said not to sit in the front car because of fumes. Our family ended up in that car and had no issues with any fumes. Seeing the Mardi Gras costumes was... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Mary F
Kenner, Louisiana
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Went on the train ride with wife and baby, we had a great time. The driver Carla is wonderful. The tour is quaint, comfortable, and very informative. So glad we did the tour!.

Helpful?
Thank cyberbills
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide was super nice and knows the area well. She tools us around to places we may not have seen if we had gone around on our own. If you get the chance take this tour it is informative and fun.

Helpful?
Thank Penny C
ft lauderdale fl
Level Contributor
32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We really enjoyed this tour. It was very informative and the tour guide was great. It is a must in Biloxi!

Helpful?
1 Thank blondie7309
Rolling Fork, Mississippi
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The tour guide(forgot her name) was very informative. She was able to give us so much information as we rode.

Helpful?
Thank 1204Mw
Ocala, Florida
Level Contributor
195 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you visit Biloxi don't miss this tour. Learn everything there is to know about the town in a few hours. Very informative and fun

Helpful?
Thank HappyFloridians
Mansfield, Texas
Level Contributor
30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We just happened to be at the Biloxi Visitor Center when we spotted the Biloxi Tour Train sitting in the parking lot across the street. Because we were in town without a vehicle this was a great way to see downtown Biloxi. Miss Carla is a Biloxi native and had many great stories about her hometown. Our favorite part of... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank celliott0406
Memphis, Tennessee
Level Contributor
179 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Be sure to call if you are interested in taking the tour. The website and the visitors center had wrong information. The tour times listed didn't happen while we were there and the one we ended up doing wasn't listed. Don't sit in the first or second row if you are sensitive to fumes - at times it was uncomfortable... More 

Helpful?
Thank LoveFunTravels

Travellers who viewed Biloxi Tour Train also viewed

 

Been to Biloxi Tour Train? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Biloxi Tour Train and other visitors
10 questions
Ask a question
Memphis, Tennessee
6 months ago
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
1 month ago
Memphis, Tennessee
6 months ago
Englewood, Florida

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Biloxi Tour Train staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?