Categories: Landmarks, Ships, Tourist Spots
Explore the haunting shipwreck of Sapona, which has attracted divers and history enthusiasts for almost a century. The ship sank in 1926 during a hurricane, after a turbulent past as an illegal alcohol warehouse during the days of prohibition, before becoming the set of a film. With part of the ship submerged 4.6 m (15 ft) below the water's surface, the shipwreck makes an ideal destination for beginner divers. Keep an eye out for bull sharks, turtles, and stingrays weaving through the shipwreck, making the most of the water's good visibilty. Pay attention for the graffiti on the remains; you can spot some quite interesting works of art. To visit Sapona on your trip to Bimini, use our Bimini vacation generator.
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Enjoy the S.Sapona and please read his history is an incredible concret ship 6 miles from south Bimini.
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 fa... read more »
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... read more »
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