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Sapona

Address: Alice Town, Bimini
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Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Bimini
Type: Ships, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright wreck in 14 feet of water.
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Type: Ships, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright wreck in 14 feet of water.
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I would have liked to see a bigger variety of fish. however we did see starfish, other fish and clams. The water is very clear.

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North Bend, Washington
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Dove this shallow wreck in January with Neal Watson and it was surprisingly spectacular! We weren't sure the sealife and photos would be that great at such a shallow site but we were wrong. I've never seen so many colorful sleeping fish in such a variety, plus enough lobsters to feed an army. Lots of Southern and Round Stingrays who... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed snorkeling and swimming with kids around this wreck. Very enjoyable. They talked about it for weeks.

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Murray Harbour, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We rented a boat and snorkelled around the Sapona. There were many varieties of fish - it was peaceful and beautiful. Crystal clear water!

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Memphis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

SPECIAL day snorkeling the Sapona! Loved it! Make sure Carson Sanders is your guide! Great experience!

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Northern Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My son and I snorkeled around the Sapona on our last day of visiting the Bimini Shark Lab. It certainly has an interesting history and if we'd not been concerned about fire coral, rebar, and the rather strong current on one side of the wreck, we may have enjoyed ourselves more. As it was, an hour was plenty of time... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Snorkeling around the Sapona was the most fun thing I did in Bimini! I was afraid there would be a bunch of sharks or other scary sea life around, but there was pretty much nothing. In fact, there weren't even much fish to see at all. Luckily, the water at this area is shallow (14 feet), so it's easy to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Cool spot to snorkel, climb and jump!!! Went with a group of friends and we then reflected on the experience as epic! We initially went with a little fear of snorkeling it because we were afraid it was going to be super deep and with sharks... The snorkeling part was pretty cool there were fish nothing too crazy but enough... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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305 reviews 305 reviews
58 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very cool. Lots of fish. Not very deep. Can swim through the wreck, and explore inside. Lots of fun. Can only get there by boat. Wear gloves, try not to touch to much. Some fire coral, some jagged edges. Lots to explore. If this review helps your planning, please leave me a helpful vote...ENJOY

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Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
14 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This concrete ship is still visible above water. It's a nice snorkel or dive. We did both. We saw lots of different fish.

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