Town (the only settlement in Bimini)
miles east of Miami.
Time Zone: Eastern
legal tender is the Bahamian dollar (B$1), which is equivalent
in value to the US dollar.
North Bimini is a favorite for college student spring breaks.
Sport fishing is Bimini's powerstay.
Bahamian's drive on the left side of the road (remember:
right is left). The most fashionable way to get around the
island is renting a golf cart.
120/240 volts, suitable for all US appliances.
There is a medical clinic on the island in North Bimini.
There is a little poison oak on the Bahamian islands.
Bimini Island air goes to South Bimini with hosts the main
Pan-Am Air Bridge
flies seaplanes to North Bimini from Ft. Lauderdale.
25 minute flight from Ft. Lauderdale.
Bimini Mack $60 one way.
Bimini Big Game Fishing Club 100 slips,
Bimini Blue Water Marina 32 slips,
Weech's Bimini Dock,
stay: There are a few smaller hotels in Bimini. Bimini
Bay Resorts also rents out their condos.
Water: Most homes have cistern which collect rain water
in a tank underground or above ground when it rains. Most
cistern are made of cement or plastic. It's always good
to conserve the use of water when staying in the Bahamas
as it can run out if it does not rain for awhile.
in Bimini: Click here for weather in the Bahamas
Highest Point of Bimini: 20
Area (Sq. Miles) of Bimini:
9 sq. miles
Developments: Bimini Bay Resort with a casino and
golf course. At the present many locals are upset that the
resort may be ruining their environment.
Places to see:
- Bimini Road which consists of
large blocks laid out in a straight line under the aquamarine
waters of Bimini are said to lead to the Lost City of
- Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth
in South Bimini
- Fishing Hall of Fame
- Bimini Regatta
- Bemini Street festival
- Fishing Tournaments
- Repeat Visitors/Second-Home Owners
- Street Festival - US & Bahamian
- US Independence Reception
- Bimini Native Fishing Tournament
- Wahoo Tournament
- Hemingway festival
- Bimini Women in Fishing Tournament