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So much to see!

When the current is slack is the best time to snorkle here. The sunny side of the ship is an... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Rhonda H
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Key Largo, United States
Nice family experience

Enjoyable family activity. Many different species of fish seen. Especially memorable were the sting... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
weareahappyfamily
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new england
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Concrete ship originally built by Henry Ford during WWI, now an upright wreck in 14 feet of water.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea life” (9 reviews)
“fish” (29 reviews)
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Alice Town, Bimini
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Reviewed 23 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~~

1  Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 16 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.

Thank weareahappyfamily
Reviewed 11 August 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...More

Thank LTI2014
Reviewed 2 August 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.

Thank LibertyLives
Reviewed 1 August 2016 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!

Thank danm7876
Reviewed 27 July 2016

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

Thank Ely_tripletmom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 June 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.

Thank jane b
Reviewed 1 March 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

Thank Sara N
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Beautiful dive. Tons of sea life. If you are brave you can jump off the wreck. Has fun swimming through the wreck. Shallow dive. Easy for beginners. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank karina12283
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2kayak
Can you get there from a beach or do you have to take a boat out?
28 December 2016|
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Response from danm7876 | Reviewed this property |
By boat only.
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Cory A
What is the average price per person
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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