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Sapona

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Great snorkel trip!

Loved seeing this old shipwreck and letting my mind drift to how different things were back during... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Megrensmith
,
Charleston, South Carolina
via mobile
Great snorkel site

Ship sits in about 15 feet of crystal clear blue water. You can snorkel the entire inside of the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
SaltySea14
,
Tallahassee, Florida
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Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright wreck in 14 feet of water.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“jump off” (5 reviews)
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Alice Town, Bimini
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing this old shipwreck and letting my mind drift to how different things were back during prohibition and think of what could've gone on in the ship back then. Amazing site and snorkel opportunity. Must do while in Bimini!

Thank Megrensmith
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ship sits in about 15 feet of crystal clear blue water. You can snorkel the entire inside of the ship and see a lot of different fish and sea creatures. Great for beginner snorkelers since it is fairly shallow and the water is so clear....More

Thank SaltySea14
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Sapona is easily reached by boat and offers good snorkling as well as popular climbing if and jumping off shipwreck. Teenagers get a thrill out of it. Best if combined with shark diving/snorkling off the reefs nearby , check Neal Watson

Thank AstridGO
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Fish, fish, fish, colors, lobsters, corals and sponges! One of the best sites in Bimini. When travelling in Bimini it is a MUST event!

Thank canadadogs
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great dive and snorkeling shipwreck experience. A few sections, lots of fish and plenty to see. Have been here several times and love the history associated with Sapona.

Thank Raeline B
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We did the sapona with our kids. We were concerned about the winds but it wasn't bad at all. My husband saw a ray. At the back of the ship we saw a good amount of fish but the number of types isn't a ton....More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fun place to go on a boat. Climb on the wreck and jump into the water. Next time I'll bring water shoes and gloves because the metal shards are rusty and hot...not so kind on the skin.

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Over the course of several years of cruising the Bahamas in our boat we have visited the Sapona many times. There are always a number of fish in the area and generally you will see a shark or two. The wreck itself was a concrete...More

Thank Charles700
Reviewed 16 November 2016 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...More

2  Thank MannyHdez1
Reviewed 8 November 2016 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.

Thank Helaine M
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2kayak
28 December 2016|
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Response from danm7876 | Reviewed this property |
By boat only.
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Cory A
4 June 2016|
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Response from n2deepTampa_Florida | Reviewed this property |
It's not very expensive, you can dive or snorkel Best Place to use the Bimini Big Game They are great! I'm sure they have a price list on web site... Have fun
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