15 Things To Do In Bermuda - Updated 2023

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Bermuda, a country unique in many ways, easily entices anyone to spend a vacay here. Pink sand beaches, its rich architectural history, and spellbinding marine life is something which is not to be missed. It has a seamless blend of modern attractions and places of historical importance, all of them receiving equal love from locals as well as tourists. Read on to learn more about the best things to do in Bermuda on your trip there!

1. Visit the pristine Horseshoe Bay Beach

Horseshoe Bay beach, Bermuda IMG 0359
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What if someone told you, they are off to a beach where the sand is pink and the waters a rich shade of turquoise? That’s Horseshoe Bay Beach for you - one of the best places to visit in Bermuda. This beautiful beach is the most favorite destination of tourists visiting Bermuda. One can body surf on the waves or choose to snorkel in the water around the coves. It is a long beach and kid-friendly too.

Horseshoe Bay Beach

Address: South Rd, Bermuda

2. Check out Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo

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Get to know the island’s natural history, the local fish, animals, reefs, etc., by spending half a day at BAMZ (Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo). The aquarium with enormous tanks full of local fish is the strongest exhibit. You can see the unique parrot fish, a locally protected species that has the ability to change sex if more males or females are required to reproduce. The hall housing the aquarium is beautifully designed with plenty of space. One can have fun at the zoo watching the flamingos, tortoises, parrots, geckos, lemurs, and other smaller animals and birds. If you are lucky enough, you could also catch a glimpse of the golden lion tamarin.

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo

Address: 40 N Shore Rd, Bermuda

Operational Hours: 9am to 5pm everyday

Contact: +1 4412932727

Website: Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo

3. Stroll through the roofless Unfinished Church in St. George's village

Unfinished Church, St. George, Bermuda
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Unfinished Church is an elegant gothic structure in St. George’s Town. As the name suggests, it’s an incomplete church, the construction of which began in 1874 to replace the St Peter’s Church which was badly damaged by a storm. However, it was never completed. The ruins, however, are an important landmark in St. George, owing to its unique gothic architecture.

Unfinished Church

Address: Blockade Alley, St George, Bermuda

4. Go golfing at Port Royal Golf Club

Golf Course at Port Royal Golf Club
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Ranked among the world’s best public golf courses by Golf Digest and named Bermuda’s finest course by the New York Times, Port Royal Golf Club is the longest and most picturesque course in all of Bermuda. They facilitate several professional golfing championships throughout the year. Head there for a top notch golfing experience and amazing views.

Port Royal Golf Club

Address: 5 Port Royal Golf Course Road, SB 03, Bermuda

Operational Hours: 6am to 10pm everyday

Contact: +1 4412340974

Website: Port Royal Golf Club

5. Explore the sea with Hartley's Undersea Walk

Undersea walk: feeding fish underwater
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Get going on an excursion, this time undersea. Hartley’s Undersea Walk is also famous as Helmet Diving and is unique to Bermuda. It is one of the safest and easiest ways to explore the corals and marine life. You could catch a glimpse of Bermuda angelfish, hogfish, or squirrelfish, which are few of the regulars at the reef.

Hartley's Undersea Walk

Address: Hartley’s Under Sea Adventures Ltd., 12 Rockywold Road, Sandys SB-03, Bermuda

Contact: +1 8668363989

Website: Hartley’s Undersea Walk

6. Get enchanted at the Crystal & Fantasy Caves at Hamilton Parish

Crystal Cave Bermuda 1
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A point of interest in Bermuda, this cave was discovered accidentally in 1905 by two boys who were playing cricket. Today, the cave is reached by a graduated walkway that leads downward on an easy pathway of stairs. There is a floating bridge that allows visitors to have a good look at the cave. The stalactites and stalagmites gleam everywhere and the crystal clear waters are lit by a hidden lighting system. The effect makes for shimmering waters. The facility also has an upscale gift shop and dining facility.

Crystal & Fantasy Caves

Address: 8 Crystal Caves Rd, Bermuda

Contact: +1 4412930640

Website: Crystal & Fantasy Caves

7. Swim with the dolphins at Dolphin Quest in Sandys Parish

Bermuda (UK) photos number 68 dolphin airborne doing tricks for a trainer
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Dolphin Quest is one of the pioneer organization that works for the welfare of dolphins extensively across Bermuda and Hawaii Islands. They facilitate swimming with these gorgeous mammals and also provide professional videos & photographs to take back sweet memories. The money spent by tourists is utilized to conduct research and spread awareness about this valued species. There are numerous activities to choose from ranging from a quick dip with the dolphins to an education quest and also a sea quest.

Dolphin Quest

Address: 15 The Keep | National Museum of Bermuda, MA 01, Bermuda

Contact: +1 4412344464

Website: Dolphin Quest

8. Soak in the sun at Warwick Long Bay Beach

Pink Sand & Surf Warwick Long Bay
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Yet another pink sand beach in Bermuda, but this one is quieter and likely to have very less crowd compared to the other beaches. Just stop by here to enjoy the view while soaking in the sun. It’s not a touristy beach and hence it gives the experience of a private beach. Head there for much-needed soul enrichment.

Warwick Long Bay Beach

Address: South Road | South Shore Park, Bermuda

9. Trail the beaches on a horseback at Spicelands Riding Centre

Horseback Beach Trail
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Hop onto a horse and trail along the beautiful landscapes of Bermuda with Spicelands Riding Centre. One can choose from a group trail or personal trail. Travel the beach dunes of Warwick Long Bay, Jobson’s Cove & Stone Hole Beach with the horse paddling into the turquoise waters every now and then. All this while enjoying the aroma of the spices and nearby fauna en route. This is a great option if you don’t know what to do in Bermuda.

Horseback Beach Trail with Spicelands Riding Centre

Address: Spicelands Equestrian Centre, 52 Middle Rd, Bermuda

Contact: +1 4412388212

Website: Spicelands Riding Centre

10. Head to Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures for a tour of a lifetime

Glass bottom boat
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Looking for fun things to do in Bermuda? A tour of a lifetime it will be when you take a night trip on their glass bottom boat and watch civilizations of corals and fish appear underwater, illuminated by the lights under the boat. Don’t worry if you aren’t a night person, Captain Kirk’s has a plethora of activities on offer ranging from Catamaran Sunset Sail to Bermuda Shipwreck Snorkel. So select as you please.

Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures

Address: 17b West Side Road | Sandy’s Bermuda, Somerset Village MA 03, Bermuda

Contact: +1 4417472204

Website: Captain Kirk’s Coral Reef Adventures

11. Spend a day at Tobacco Bay

Tobacco Bay, Bermuda
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If you’re planning to stay in St. George, make sure to include Tobacco Bay in your itinerary. This small beach is the perfect place to take in Bermuda’s crystal clear waters. Whether you’re here to swim, to snorkel, or to simply spend a day lounging on the beach, you won’t notice the day passing you by because you’ll have such a great time. There’s even a snack bar here if you want refreshments.

Tobacco Bay

Address: 1 Coot Pond Road, St. George GE 03 Bermuda

12. Enjoy a tour of National Museum of Bermuda

British "Jungle Carbine" - National Museum of Bermuda
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Museum visits are a crucial part of traveling. A tour of National Museum of Bermuda is a great opportunity to learn about the island’s rich history. Learn about the immigrants from Azores, Bermuda’s connection to the Caribbean, its history as a prison for British convicts, artifacts rescued from shipwrecks, slavery, piracy, and so much more. If you’re visiting with kids, there’s a playground on-site with sandpits and slides - a great way to keep your little ones occupied while you explore.

National Museum of Bermuda

Address: 1 The Keep, Sandys MA 01, Bermuda

Website: National Museum of Bermuda

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat - Sun: 9:30am - 5pm

13. Explore caves and grottoes at Blue Hole Park

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This nature reserve is known for the serene blue lagoon surrounded by lush green trees and mangroves. If you need a break from crowded beaches, Blue Hole Park is a great option. Besides the inviting waters of the swimming hole, you can explore caves and grottoes or go on a short hike. Though it’s a bit out of the way, it will definitely make for a relaxing visit.

14. Go kayaking in Bermuda's blue waters (from USD 100.0)

Trade your flippers for paddles and go kayaking in Bermuda. This 3.5-hour-long eco tour will have you exploring the island’s crystal clear waters. The guide will meet you on the docks, and you can enjoy a short cruise while you head out to the kayaking site. Enjoy exploring the best of this island paradise and get a good view of Daniel’s Head Park’s rocky coastline. Also included in this tour is a complimentary beverage, which you get to enjoy while relaxing on the beach.

Bermuda Kayak Eco-Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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15. Shop for souvenirs at Bermuda Craft Market

Craft market
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Don’t leave the island without buying souvenirs! Head to Bermuda Craft Market to scout for the perfect gifts. Talented crafters sell their wares here, and you can buy items like candles, books, ceramics, bath salts, and sea glass decorations, among others. If you’re feeling hungry, you can also score freshly baked cookies and fudge. Ditch your plan to buy magnets at the airport and get the most unique souvenirs for yourself or for a loved one here.

Bermuda Craft Market

Address: 4 Freeport Rd Royal Navy Dockyard, Bermuda

Website: Bermuda Craft Market

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 5pm

A tale of sun, sand and adventure

Follow this list of things to do in Bermuda to experience this British Island territory in its impressive glory. The beaches, the architecture, and the adventures soothe your mind and at the same time, give you the much-needed adrenaline rush, thus setting high standards for your vacations elsewhere! To make it even better, why not stay at one of the beautiful holiday rentals in Bermuda?

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