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Must see while on Bimini

It was very interesting to visit the world-famous Bimini Shark Lab and learn about their important... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Dino W
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Learn more about sharks

Great visit to see the baby lemon and nurse sharks but also to learn more about sharks. Very... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Bruno S
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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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The Bimini Biological Field Station, locally known as the Bimini Sharklab, is a world renowned research facility that has been studying the sharks of Bimini for over 25 years. The Sharklab offers daily facility tours, half-day shark excursions, as...more
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15 Elizabeth Dr, 05, Bimini
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+1 242-347-4538
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The Sharklab is now located on South Bimini which requires a ferry ride from North Bimini where most lodging is located.

1  Thank VictoriaTravelsToo
Reviewed 23 February 2018

It was very interesting to visit the world-famous Bimini Shark Lab and learn about their important work. The tour is free but if you like you can give a donation. Must support these guys!

2  Thank Dino W
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Great visit to see the baby lemon and nurse sharks but also to learn more about sharks. Very friendly volunteer staff will take on a tour

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of useful information... Will put you at ease as you snorkel. Lemon and nurse sharks seen and touched. Good for both kids and adults. A Bimini can't miss!

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Important research is done in this low key lab, scientists and volunteers push the boundaries of what we know about sharks, mainly reef, lemon, sand sharks as well as hammerheads. Informal 1 hr tour gives you better understanding of their research, a suggested donation of...More

2  Thank Astrid O
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Bimini Shark Lab is a fantastic way to spend a coupe of hours while you are in Bimini. The research done there is vital to the conservation of multiple species of sharks known to use Bimini as their habitat as well as around the...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The host was from New Zealand very informative and knowledgeable. The collection of data about the sharks, how they we caught and then released was well worth our time. Please, Please donate to this worthy cause, sharks are the top of the food chair and...More

1  Thank DennisBayv
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visited the sharklab today since we were landbound due to the weather here. We first were given information about the local population of hammerheads, names interesting detalis and that sort of thing. We then went outside to hear about all of their different types...More

1  Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of useful info was provided from one of the volunteers. We were able to pet a baby nurse shark that was caught earlier that morning. We were unable to see the pens where they raise the babies due to a film crew on site....More

Thank aquajon
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We enjoyed the tour provided by the Shark Lab. It is well worth the time spent there to learn about the lemon sharks. As a bonus, they has a Bimini Boa which we did not see on the nature walk.

Thank Sandtravlr
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TheFloridaSix
18 March 2018|
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Response from nvirpa |
I know that they are caught at a nursery on South Bimini’s waters after sharks come to breed. They are only kept for two weeks, and then released back into the water.
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