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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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Fun to Snorkel

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Laura G
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank weareahappyfamily
Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank LibertyLives
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sapona is a concrete ship in the middle of the ocean! The water was beautiful! Great place to go for snorkeling or just plain fun! Be sure to jump off of the ship into the water for an adrenaline rush!

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Thank danm7876
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting part of history of how this ship came underwater. Snorkeling at the Sapona is one of the highlights of visiting Bimini.

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location to snorkel and jump of the old ship. Sank in 1926 and used for bombing training during WW11. Very fun to do by boat.

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Thank Bill H
Miami, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

You have to go by boat and the trip is well worth it. Bring snorkeling gear and sunscreen! There are interesting fish everywhere and little sting rays that swim right up to you and are harmless, unless you step on them.

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Thank jane b
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

This was awesome I loved being able to go through the ship it's a good snorkel spot not for diving it's pretty shallow

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