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Address: Alice Town, Bimini
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Description: Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright...
Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright wreck in 14 feet of water.
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Loved it :) I've been here several time :) love swimming through the ship , and taking pictures. There are always a variety of species of fish swimming around !!!! You could climb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Loved it :) I've been here several time :) love swimming through the ship , and taking pictures. There are always a variety of species of fish swimming around !!!! You could climb on top of the ship and jump off , if you have the courage :) This is so relaxing ! There is nothing I disliked. Maybe just... More 

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bridgeport, wv
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

With all the small boats anchored off the Sapona, it looked like a tail-gating party. The wreck is reasonably large, reasonably shallow water with some fish. You can swim in and out, but need to be careful of the metal edges and holes in the ship. There is a way/rope to get to the top of the wreck and jump... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A must! Dive at the Sapona with Bimini Undersea. You can book your tour at the island or at the Hilton or even before to get special pricing.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

definitely going back this place is amazing will recomedn to a friend and is a peacefull relaxing get away

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Sapona is a nice place to explore and spend a few hours snorkeling around it and inside of it. Best to do it at high tide, the water is crystal clear and usually lots of fish and at times a Manta Ray or two frequent the wreck. There is a rope you can climb to the top of it... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you want to have a fun snorkel adventure, I recommend booking with Bimini Under the Sea at Resorts World and going out with Jean-Luc and Jonah on Jean-Luc's beautiful sailboat. The boat ride through the bluest water you'll ever see was wonderful and you got to see both the North and the South Islands on the way to the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A must snorkel spot. Beautiful and clear water with lots of marine life. A bit offshore from South Bimini. Must get there on private boat or charter.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Great place to snorkel. No need to dive because shallow enough. Need to book through Big Game - Corey and the guys will take you through and all over the wreck. They will even help you climb to the top and jump - which is a must!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We sailed to the Sapona as part of a sailing training exercise with BWSS. The concrete-hulled wreck is easily visible above the water and a great dive. Beware off the fire coral inside the wreck

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Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had a great meal with great service. Had the filet and lobster tail. Beef was not very good but the lobster tail was great. Wife had the two lobster tails and that would be what I would order next time. Service was very good here.

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Address: Alice Town, Bimini
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Bimini

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