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Martin Luther King, Jr. Pilgrimage

Boat Tour
Bust of Martin Luther King – Local Government Bimini

The vessel used will be based on the tour requested, and could be one of the following:

  • 17-foot Boston Whaler Montauk, with inboard motor, that seats three people
  • Runabout, with Yamaha outboard motor, that seats four people

Ice coolers are provided on all vessels.

This boat tour with Mr. Ansil Saunders, Bimini's boat builder, will take you to the legendary site where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ventured and gathered his thoughts to write the famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Listen as Mr. Saunders shares stories of his time with Dr. King and even a little about Ernest Hemingway. He could also educate you on how to catch a bonefish.

Accessibility Notes

Persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs will need assistance.

Appropriate Age Groups

Ages six and up.

How to Find the Departure Point

The tour departs from the Bimini Big Game Marina, Bimini Sands Marina, or any other place at your request.

Length of Tour

Two Hours

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Ansil Saunders is a local Biminite and a fifth-generation boat builder of beautiful wooden boats. He has been a bonefishing guide for 50 years, and is the legendary Bahamas tour guide that escorted the late Martin Luther King Jr. during his visit to the island.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are not permitted due to the nature of the tour.


Seasons Open and Departure

Year Round


Tours start at $50.00 per person.

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