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Bimini has New Year's Eve party cruise; New Year's Day fare

   The Resorts World Bimini Superfast will host back-to-back New Year’s sailings, with a New Year’s Eve cruise departing Miami at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and a New Year’s Day trip leaving Miami at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1.

            The New Year’s Eve cruise will carry a “Fire and Ice” party theme with live entertainment and dancing under the stars, gambling action in the ship’s casino and sports book, a champagne toast and a spectacular fireworks display over the island of Bimini when the clock strikes midnight. The Bimini SuperFast will depart PortMiami’s Terminal H at 9 p.m. and return at 6 a.m. Reservations begin at $149 per person, with a VIP package including a three-course dinner and private disembarkation lounge priced at $199 per person.

            The New Year’s Day sailing will leave PortMiami at 9 a.m. and arrive in Bimini by noon. The return trip will arrive back in Miami at 7 p.m. In addition to the regular gambling and live entertainment, it's a big day for college football, and the ship has a sports book.

 Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served in the ship’s casual buffet or fine dining restaurant. Cover charges apply. Roundtrip fares begin at $99 for the first passenger with additional passengers receiving a 50 percent discount.

  Private staterooms start at $60. Reservations are available at or by calling 888-930-8688.

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