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Bust of Martin Luther King in East Well Bimini

This boat tour with Mr. Ansil Saunders, Bimini's boat builder, will take you to the legendary site where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ventured and gathered his thoughts to write the famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Listen as Mr. Saunders shares stories of his time with Dr. King and even a little about Ernest Hemingway. He could also educate you on how to catch a bonefish. 

About the Vessel

The vessel used will be based on the tour requested, and could be one of the following:

  • 17-foot Boston Whaler Montauk, with inboard motor, that seats three people
  • Runabout, with Yamaha outboard motor, that seats four people 

Ice coolers are provided on all vessels.

Seasons Open and Departure : Year Round

Length of Tour: Two Hours

Costs and Fees: Tours start at $50.00 per person.

Appropriate Age Groups: Ages six and up.

How to Find the Departure Point

The tour departs from the Bimini Big Game Marina, Bimini Sands Marina, or any other place at your request.

Accessibility Notes: Persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs will need assistance.

 Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Ansil Saunders is a local Biminite and a fifth-generation boat builder of beautiful wooden boats. He has been a bonefishing guide for 50 years, and is the legendary Bahamas tour guide that escorted the late Martin Luther King Jr. during his visit to the island.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are not permitted due to the nature of the tour.

For More Information, Contact:

Mr. Ansil Saunders
Queen's Highway, Bailey Town, BI
(242) 347-2178
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Bust of Martin Luther King at the Mangroves Bimini
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Bust of Martin Luther King

This memorial honors the great legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose visit to the island...


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Latitude: 25.751561000
Longitude: -79.252279000
Elevation: 31 FT (9 M)
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