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Bimini

The Bimini Islands are lands of intrigue and have been since before the 1500s when famed explorer Ponce de León sailed in search of the fountain of youth. Water connects all of the islands’ mythical attractions, including the famous fountain in the south and the Bimini Road (an underwater entrance to the Lost City of Atlantis according to legend). Schools of big game fish around Bimini attract a steady flow of anglers from North America. Bimini’s close proximity to Florida has always created good favour for the islands, especially during Prohibition, when they were used as a supply point for rum running.

 Local Points of Interest
Ansil's Boat House
   
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Ansil's Boat House

The Bimini Bonefisher, a 16-foot, custom handcrafted work of art, is the latest creation of...

 Guide or Outfitter
Bonefish Tommy Sewell holding a bonefish
   
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Tommy Sewell

Tommy Sewell, a native of Bimini, is a renowned Bonefish Guide, with more than 26 years of...

 Food or Drink
Outside seating area
   
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Big Game Bar & Grill

You can always plan on having a good time with friends, enjoy great entertainment from the bar...

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Dolphin House
   
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Dolphin House

This house was built by local author/historian, Ashley Saunders, and is occupied by him. It is a...

 Local Points of Interest
United Church of God
   
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United Church of God

United Church of God is a Pentecostal movement, and the largest of three (3) churches that...

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Dolphin
   
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Wild Quest

Wild Quest is a great place to connect and play with joyful, wild and free dolphins; you will...

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Quick Facts

Area: 9 sq. miles
Population: 1,988 persons
Highest Point: 20 feet
Location: 117 miles northwest of New Providence and 50 miles from Florida
Origin of the Name: Bimini is believed to have meant "two islands" in the language of the original inhabitants, the Lucayans.