Equine

Golf

Tennis

Charters / Boats

 

Balmy ocean breezes, plenty of sunshine, and moderate temperatures make it hard to stay indoors in Hancock County. Add to that an array of recreational opportunities here and you have the absolute best in outdoor fun.

If volleyball is your game, enjoy playing on one of four lighted volleyball courts on the beach!  The courts are located at Beach Blvd. and Coleman Ave. in Waveland.  They are free to the public, but reservations are recommended. For more information or to reserve a court, call the city of Waveland at 228-467-4134.

Dock your boat at the Bay St. Louis Harbor!  Located in Old Town, the new harbor is convenient to shopping, dining, and lodging, and provides boaters with easy access to the barrier islands and Louisiana marshes!  Call 228-463-9222 for more information.

Our golf courses provide scenic beauty you won’t find at just any country club, and the courses themselves are world class. You will definitely want your clubs with you in this golfer’s paradise!  Visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast Golf Association website and book your package to Mississippi’s West Coast now.

Book your golf package now.  Tee times book up fast, so click the logo or link to book your package through our friends at Golf Coast!
For the birding enthusiast, bring your comfy shoes and field glasses for walks through forested nature trails to see warblers, wild turkeys, and bald eagles, or slip on flip-flops and head to the beach to watch the sea gulls, terns, and pelicans skimming the shoreline.

To round out your outdoor experience here, be sure to visit our parks and recreational establishments. We offer several private and state recreational facilities for boating, picnics, camping, swimming, hiking, and much more. You’ll find them under Activities.

 

Equine

 

Hancock County Multi-Purpose Arena

Over 80 beautiful acres surround the Arena, with a seating capacity of 2,800 for rodeos, dog shows, music festivals, circuses, fairs, and other special events. A training track, wash racks, lighted outside warm-up arena, meeting room, and announcer stand are part of the facility.

Address: 4184 Kiln-Delisle Road, Kiln, MS 39556
Phone: 228-467-1894

 

Golf

 

The Bridges Golf at Hollywood Casino

 The Bridges is Mississippi’s only Arnold Palmer Course. This 18-hole masterpiece poses a challenge to golfers of all levels and is beautifully designed along the bay and marsh. The Bridges specializes in tournaments, is open to the public, and offers club rental.

Address: 711 Hollywood Blvd., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Phone: 1-866-7-LUCKY-1
Website:hollywoodcasinobsl.com/golf/

 

Diamondhead Country Club

 Two 18-hole courses are sure to live up to your expectations. The major challenge of both the Pine and the Cardinal Courses is their tree-lined fairways.

Address: 7600 Country Club Drive, Diamondhead, MS 39525
Phone: 228-255-2918
Email: nancydperkins@cableone.net
Website:www.diamondheadms.org

 

Tennis

 

Tennis World at Diamondhead

 Nestled within the beautiful community of Diamondhead, Tennis World offers private and group lessons by top U.S.P.T.A. professionals, daily court fees, game matching services, and more.

Address: 68198 Diamondhead Dr. E., Diamondhead, MS 39525
Phone: 228-255-5030
Website:www.diamondheadms.org

 

Charters / Boats

 

Bay St. Louis Harbor

 The full-service marina at the Bay St. Louis Harbor includes:

  • 160 Slips from 35’ to 60’

  • Electrical and water service connections

  • Full-service restrooms and showers

  • 12 ADA accessible slips

  • Fuel dock and sewer pump-out stations

  • 1,000 linear foot pier with four covered platforms and a 30’x50’ fishing platform with a 10’x20’ covered portion

Address: Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Phone: 228-467-4226
Email: cfortin@baystlouis-ms.gov
Website: baystlouis39520.wix.com/harbor

 

Gulf Coast Charters

 Gulf Coast Charters provides fishing trips to the Louisiana marsh and along coastal Mississippi in a fun and friendly atmosphere. All species of fish can be caught while aboard the Day Dreamer, such as speckled trout, redfish, white trout, flounder, and many more. If you want to fish or just go see the beautiful barrier islands along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, give them a call. They can accommodate up to 12 anglers.

Address: 904 Sycamore St., Waveland, MS 39576
Phone: 228-323-3302
Email: gulfcoast_charters@yahoo.com
Website: wwwgulfcoastcharters.weebly.com

 

OutKast Charters

 OutKast Charters has multiple boats and packages available to accommodate your trip size. Whether you prefer to catch redfish, speckled trout, or the highly prized triple tail and flounder, or maybe feel the incredible fight of a monster drum, Captain Clay can find them for you!

Address: 1006 Washington St., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Phone: 228- 233-7760
Email: OutKastCharters@yahoo.com
Website: www.outkastcharters.com

 

Shore Thing Fishing Charters

 Shore Thing Fishing Charters, with seven boats, offers the finest tackle fishing for speckled trout, redfish and more on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Phone: 228-342-2295
Email: capt_mike@shorethingcharters.com
Website: www.shorethingcharters.com

 

SolarBoatTours

 Glide along the bayou, river, and bay as you pilot one of our solar electric boats for you and a friend on escorted eco-tours of the local Jourdan River watershed. Your guide will show the way while you float past marsh-lined shores in shaded comfort. Reserve your tour online today!
Phone: 228-363-2529
Email: bsl@SolarBoatTours.com
Website: solarboattours.com

 

Southern Xtreme Fishing Charters

 Call Captain Brett today and reserve your dream fishing trip or just go and enjoy a fabulous Gulf of Mexico sunset.

Address: Southern Inshore Fishing, Waveland, MS 39576
Phone: 228-493-1234
Email: southernxtreme9@gmail.com

Website: www.southernxtremecharters.com

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Wolf River Canoe and Kayak

 Just minutes from the gulf beaches, the Wolf River is famous for its white sand beaches and winding waterways and is the perfect playground for the amateur or experienced canoer and kayaker alike. Whether you want to swim, picnic, camp, fish, or just relax and enjoy nature, a canoe trip from Wolf River Canoes is for you!

Address: 21652 Tucker Rd., Long Beach, MS 39560
Phone: 228-452-7666
Website: www.wolfrivercanoes.com

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