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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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Incredible experience.

So let me tell you about Sapona..... For the first time in my life I go snorkeling in a ship wreck. The experience was fascinating. I was able to swim inside the ship hull and see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
MannyHdez1
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Ocala, Florida
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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So let me tell you about Sapona..... For the first time in my life I go snorkeling in a ship wreck. The experience was fascinating. I was able to swim inside the ship hull and see all the fish that are inside. I even had enough time to swim around the ship and I have to say that it was... More 

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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In an ethereal setting, the old concrete ship rusted in the aquamarine waters off Bimini. 15-20 feet underwater the old ship provided a superb snorkeling location. We saw stingrays, grouper, and many other fish. A must see. Do not miss.

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Thank Helaine M
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

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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Thank Tae_Aylise
Miami, Florida, United States
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

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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Thank Bryan D
Marietta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 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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Thank JcAtlanta27
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 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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Thank Laura G
Key Largo, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 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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