This past summer, Bimini
Sands allowed you to dock
and catch a taxi to the airport
for checkin, for no charge. The marina has changed ownership
now, so that may have changed. But a friend of mine did it in April 2019. We OTOH took a slip there, and did checkin at the airport
. It was very quick, and fees
were as published. For entertainment, we walked down to the dock where you could catch a ferry
for very cheap
across to North Bimini
, and walk thru the town.
I've heard that Cat charges $100 to clear in there. Not sure if you can get around that by dinghy
in or not. Someone else can comment. They might be like Chubb, which charges $100 to come in for check in, whether dinghy
At North Bimini, we checked in Customs
at Big Game
CLub in 2016, with no charge for dockage. Immigration was only a short walk up the street. There can be a ripping current
thru there, so be ready for it.