Pinta replica sails into Biloxi

Folks driving on Highway 90 in Biloxi this afternoon may have done a double take if they saw a 1400s era ship sailing into port.

But make no mistake, it is a replica of Christopher Columbus’ famous ship, the Pinta, coming into Biloxi for dockside education tours next week.

The Pinta Tours is a sailing museum that educates the public and school children on the caravel, a Portuguese ship used by Columbus and many early explorers.

Self-guided tours are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily with no reservations needed. Tours are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $6 for students.

Guided tours are by appointment at

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