Trip Report Great Hammerheads in Bimini-Dec. 2021

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living4experiences

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I was in Bimini last month and went on the hammerhead shark dive with Neal Watson's. We had two adult great hammerheads that came in for the feeding and one juvenile that didn't come in but stayed on the periphery of the action and then would disappear. There were a lot of nurse sharks, most of which were lying in the sand in front of the bait box, almost like they were politely waiting their turn, yielding to the hammers. All of the nurse sharks were very healthy and of good size. I have some short video clips of the action. We were at 32 feet for 75 minutes. This was my first time doing a hammerhead shark dive and my first close encounter with them. They truly are a wonder of nature the way their head is built. It was an amazing experience!

Great Hammerheads of Bimini
Great Hammerheads of Bimini
 

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Sounds like a good time! Do you hope to do it again someday, or was it a 'once and done' sort of thing?

Richard.
 
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Sounds like a good time! Do you hope to do it again someday, or was it a 'once and done' sort of thing?

Richard.
I would definitely do this again. At $350 per trip, this dive is a bit on the expensive side, but it was well worth it.
 

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