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Address: Alice Town, Bimini
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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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Nicely snorkeling spot

Enjoy the S.Sapona and please read his history is an incredible concret ship 6 miles from south Bimini.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Coty-Miami
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the S.Sapona and please read his history is an incredible concret ship 6 miles from south Bimini.

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Thank Coty-Miami
Nassau, New Providence Island
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother, my best friend and I did this tour. Even though I REALLY wanted to do the dolphin swim, they objected and this seemed like the more family-friendly option. We boarded the ship, which was fairly big for the group. The crew was fairly interactive and gave a brief history lesson on the shipwreck. They all seemed really knowledgeable.... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A 20 minute boat ride from Resorts World. Very cool, old reinforced concrete ship that run aground some 90 years ago. Fun to jump from and explore. I'd recommend wearing water shoes though if possible, as I burnt my feet pretty bad from walking on the deck and its exposed rebar. Will probably fall apart one of these days, so... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They said it would take 35 minutes, 1 hour 15 minutes we arrived. It took the capitan over and hour to park. We were on able to snorkel for 15-20 minutes. Visibility was not good and there were too many boats and people there. Then back for another hour. I would not recommend this trip to anyone. JC

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool. Great to look at but if you dive be aware of the current. It is strong and will carry you away quickly

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Thank CaptSunshine
Jacksonville, Florida
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a great snorkeling site. It is different from your regular reef snorkeling because there isn't any coral or anything however there were a lot of awesome fish as well as some rays hanging out at the bottom of the boat. We saw some people jumping off of it but I don't think I would get up there to... More 

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Key Largo, United States
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

When the current is slack is the best time to snorkle here. The sunny side of the ship is an aquarium, literally. It's amazing. While your snorkeling and looking down, remember to look up toward the surface of the water...you'll see so much~~

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Thank Rhonda H
new england
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Enjoyable family activity. Many different species of fish seen. Especially memorable were the sting ray. Water was a little choppy when we went, but we were still able to enter the wreck safely. Nice spot for first time snorkelers.

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The Sapona was an interesting little snorkel spot. I have never snorkeled a ship wreck like this before so it was a nice experience. There are better snorkel spots around but there were a few fish and a decent variety when we were there. It was cool to go inside the ship and snorkel around. Some people were climbing to... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

It is a nice snorkel. You can go safely inside the ship, and there is plenty of sea life. It was not as clear, when we were there, and there was a lot of sea lice, but well worth it.

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