Eagle Ray Run Snorkeling
The 7th most popular snorkel dive spot in Bimini Islands.
Tuesday 16 August 2016 06:43 GMT
Off Bimini Island, the snorkeling at Eagle Ray Run is popular for eagle rays. While snorkeling Eagle Ray Run, you may encounter dozens of spotted eagle rays flying in formation. The Eagle Ray Run site is boat-accessed. It is located about 2.8 miles to the south-southwest of the middle of south-southwest of South Bimini Island. After a hot day of snorkeling at Eagle Ray Run, try checking out The Compleat Angler for a cool drink.
To reach the snorkeling at Bimini Islands, most travelers will fly commercial airlines into Nassau on New Providence or fly into Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. There are regular flights from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, into Bimini Island on Silver Airways (a United Airlines partner). To reach the out islands from Nassau, you can either use Bahamas Air (which is known for late departures) or use the mail boat ferry service (393-1064). While there is a small primative airstrip on the desolate South Bimini Island, most visitors arrive via sea plane to North Bimini Island near Alice Town (Chalk's Seaplane Terminal). Occasionally, there are flights on United/Silver Airways from Ft Lauderdale, Florida, into the Bimini Islands.
Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Eagle Ray Run off the Bimini Islands, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F). Also, you may encounter hammerhead sharks that frequent North Bimini Island from January to March.
Overall, Eagle Ray Run is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Bimini Islands.