150+ Things To Do In Bermuda

Posted in: News - Last Updated: June 27th, 2013 by Dudley

There are many wonderful things to see and do when taking a trip to our magnificent island of Bermuda. Bermudians are passionate about our precious place and there’s so much to see and do! We have an amazing choice of attractions to be enjoyed, where the blue sky’s truly the limit!

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We’ve scoured online review sites and travel forums for the very best attractions Bermuda has to offer – and hopefully, created a great starting point for you if you are visiting Bermuda! ON this page you’ll find about 80 of the best things to do in Bermuda, and links to almost 150 more things to do!

And what better way to see all these sights and visit things to do in Bermuda with a cheap, yet modern and reliable rental from Elbow Beach Cycles? :)

EXTRA! BERMUDA TRAVEL TIPS

It is always useful to follow some basic Bermuda travel advice to make sure your time there will be the best possible! Read more…

Now on to our list – here’s a list of some of the 120 of the best things to see or do in Bermuda!

EXTRA! BEST BEACHES IN BERMUDA

Let’s start our ‘Things To Do In Bermuda’ feature with a video top ten video list of the Bermuda beaches…

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1. HORSESHOE BAY BERMUDA

Horseshoe Bay Bermuda – One of the World’s top beaches!
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2. JOHN SMITH’S BAY

Are you planning on visiting Smith’s Parish on a trip to Bermuda? Then why not journey to John Smith’s Bay? Read more…

3. JOBSON’S COVE BEACH, WARWICK

There are little gems everywhere around Bermuda for those who are ready to step away from tourists paths and Jobson’s Cove Beach is one of them. Read more…

4. CHAPLIN BAY

Chaplin Bay is a cute little piece of beach-front in Bermuda. It is flanked by Horseshoe Bay and Stonehole Bay. This is a calm and tranquil stretch of land with unique beautiful pink sand. The beach is separated by a large coral wall with cliffs on all sides. The coral barrier reef is over the water line. Read more…

5. SHELLY BAY BEACH, HAMILTON PARISH

The beaches of the south shores of Bermuda are amongst the most famous in the world, but can sometimes become very crowded, especially during the summer months when cruise ships dock on the island. Fortunately, if you are looking for a bit more intimate, Bermuda has little gems scattered on its shorelines and Shelly Bay Beach is one of them. Read more…

6. TOBACCO BAY BEACH, ST. GEORGE

Tobacco Bay Beach is one of the most popular beaches of the Northern shores, located at only 10 minutes walk from the centre of the historic city of St. George. Read more…

7. CHURCH BAY BEACH SOUTHAMPTON

For snorkelers around the world, Bermuda is one of the best, if not the best destination. For the locals, Church Bay Beach, in the parish of Southampton, is the best place in Bermuda according to many! Read more…

8. HAMILTON PARISH BEACHES

Forget expensive taxis or buses and jump on your scooter (or bike!) rental and head off to the beautiful Hamilton Parish beaches on Bermuda! Read more…

EXTRA! BEST BEACHES TO SWIM IN BERMUDA

Bermuda is a place rich in beaches, with no less than 32 spread out on the island’s 64 miles of coastline. The choice of where to go swimming or lounging in the sun is probably the hardest thing you will face during your time here! That’s why we decided to give you a hand by selecting our nine favourite places to swim in Bermuda. Read more…

9. CRYSTAL & FANTASY CAVES, HAMILTON PARISH

There are many caves in Bermuda, formed by the water travelling down the limestone to rejoin the ocean. Caves come in all sizes and shapes on the island but the Crystal Caves, on Hamilton Parish, are the largest and the most famous. Read more…

10. TOM MOORE’S JUNGLE

Tom Moore’s Jungle is another name for The Walsingham Nature Reserve in Bermuda. It is found on the North East of Harrington Sound in Hamilton Parish. The reserve is operated by a private trust. It is so named because, in 1844, Thomas Moore, the Irish poet, wrote some of his famous works here, beneath a calabash tree.

11. SCAUR HILL FORT & PARK

Another popular historical site in Bermuda, serving monuments to its military past, is the striking Scaur Hill Fort & Park. Read more…

12. HOG BAY PARK

Are you searching for the perfect place to get away from it all in Bermuda? Then you will be in heaven at Hog Bay Park. Read more…

13. BLUE HOLE PARK NATURE RESERVE

Blue Hole Park is a spectacular nature reserve in Bermuda. Read more…

14. AQUARIUM, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM & ZOO

While you are in Bermuda, take some time away from the beaches and many activities available in the island to discover the natural history of Bermuda and the numerous species that lived and are living there. Read more…

15. THE PAR-LA-VILLE PARK

When walking down Bermuda’s capital city Hamilton, you could stop at the pleasing Par-la-Ville Park. Read more…

16. BOTANICAL GARDENS

Enjoy the lush greenery of nature at Bermuda Botanical Gardens at Point Finger Rd on in Paget Parish. It is situated near the city of Hamilton. Read more…

17. SPITTAL POND NATURE RESERVE

Bermuda is a heaven not only for tourists but also fauna and flora. If you like nature and want to see the wild side of the island, stop by the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, the largest nature reserve in Bermuda with a territory of 64 acres. Read more…

18. SOMERS PARK IN ST. GEORGES

Would you like to breathe in some delightful greenery, plants and flowers while visiting Bermuda? Then saunter down to stunning Somers Park. Read more…

19. ALBUOY’S POINT

Albuoy’s Point is a popular destination for tourists visiting Bermuda. It is the site of the Point Pleasant Park. Read more…

20. VICTORIA PARK IN HAMILTON

Victoria Park is a cosy public park in the capital of Bermuda. The Park was built n 1880 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. It is now overseen and operated by Hamilton Corporation. Read more…

21. BERMUDA RAILWAY TRAIL

Feel like taking a walking holiday around Bermuda and enjoying the scenery? Then why not catch The Bermuda Railway Trail? This is a spectacular walkway and biking lane across a large stretch of land. It had previously been part of the railway track. But it is now a tourist excursion covering the island. Read more…

22. DELIVERANCE

Are you interested in witnessing Bermuda’s past up close? Then take in a full size rendering of a historical ship, dating back to the 1600s; called Deliverance. Read more…

23. BLACK WATCH PASS & WELL

The Black Watch Pass & Well is a road and pathway built in the parish of Pembroke in Bermuda. It was built to link North Shore Road to the capital city; Hamilton in 1934. Read more…

24. THE OLD STATE HOUSE

There is a historical site in Bermuda which attracts a large number of visitors each year. It is the classical building called the old State House. It is also referred to as The Old Session House. It is situated on Princess Street, in the town of St George, in St George’s Parish. Read more…

25. ST THERESA’S CATHEDRAL IN HAMILTON

St Theresa’s Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church; first constructed in 1932. It was erected on Elliott Street (At Cedar Avenue) in the city of Hamilton in Bermuda. Read more…

26. CABINET BUILDING AND SENATE CHAMBERS

A large number of people take a trip to The Cabinet Building and Senate Chambers in Bermuda. They are located in Front Street in Hamilton.Read more…

27. SESSION HOUSE

One of the most interesting places to visit in Bermuda is the Session House. This is the site of the House of Assembly. It is located in appropriately enough Parliament Street, in Hamilton. Read more…

28. FORT ST. CATHERINE, ST. GEORGE

Near the spot where the shipwrecked Sea Venture docked in 1609 to start the first Bermuda settlement stands the wooden fort built by Richard Moore, the first Governor of the island, in 1612, as a defence against the Spaniards. It was one of the four watchtowers built on the island. It underwent several reconstructions, and the actual structure of the Fort St. Catherine dates back from the late 19th century. Read more…

29. THE OLD RECTORY IN ST GEORGE’S

The Old Rectory is one of the longest standing structures in St George. The property was a private home; built by a former slave trader and pirate named George Dew. It can be traced back to before 1700. Read more…

30. THE BERMUDA NATIONAL GALLERY

Would you like to experience the beauty of art and culture while on holiday? Then make a stop at The Bermuda National Gallery. Read more…

31. MUSEUM OF BERMUDA ART

The Bermuda Botanical Gardens is not only a hub of horticultural beauty. This prime tourist site also houses one of the finest collections of art on the island. Read more…

32. ST GEORGES HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

The St Georges Historical Society Museum is one of the longest standing, most durable buildings on the island of Bermuda. Read more…

33. BERMUDA MARITIME MUSEUM, SANDYS

The Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys Parish is the first port of call of many tourists to Bermuda and it is a great place where to start your visit of the island. Amongst the many attractions of the complex, the Bermuda Maritime Museum – also called the National Museum of Bermuda since 2009 – is a great resource for whoever wants to know more about the maritime history of the island. Read more…

34. THE VERDMONT MUSEUM

The Verdmont Museum is a widely admired historical site in Smith’s parish in Bermuda.Read more…

35. NORTH ROCK BREWING COMPANY

Why not set up an appointment with The North Rock Brewing Company? Read more…

36. PEROT’S POST OFFICE

The Perot’s Post Office is a place of great historical significance and a great place to stop off on your moped. Read more…

37. BERMUDA CATHEDRAL

A Beautiful House of Worship – Bermuda Cathedral Read more…

38. GIBB’S HILL LIGHTHOUSE, SOUTHAMPTON

The highest point on the island is not a hilltop – even though Bermuda is a volcanic sea mountain – but a lighthouse! Read more…

39. FORT HAMILTON

Would you like to witness history first hand? How about walking around an old British army base which has been turned into a tourist attraction? Read more…

40. ST ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN BERMUDA

The St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Bermuda is an awe inspiring house of worship in Bermuda. Read more…

41. TUCKER HOUSE MUSEUM

Would you like to visit the historical home of one of Bermuda’s most prestigious colonial families? Then why not visit The Tucker House Museum? Read more…

42. BERMUDA NATIONAL LIBRARY

There is nothing like a good book. And there is a world of literature waiting for you at the breathtaking Bermuda Library in the capital city of Hamilton. Read more…

43. BERMUDA NATIONAL TRUST MUSEUM

Do you wish to more about Bermuda’s history? Then take a trip to King Street in St George’s Town. This is where you will find Bermuda National Trust Museum. Where you come face to face with the island’s past! Read more…

44. UNFINISHED CATHEDRAL

One of the most visited religious landmarks in Bermuda is the famous Unfinished Cathedral in Bermuda St. George’s. This inspiring point of interest is found at Blockade Alley in the stunning Somers Garden, at North Gate. Read more…

45. BERMUDA RAILWAY MUSEUM & CURIOSITY SHOP

Charles Dickens wrote about The Old Curiosity Shop, but if in the mood to take in some local history on a trip to Bermuda, then visit The Bermuda Railway Museum & Curiosity Shop. Read more…

46. ST. PETER’S CHURCH

The magnificent St. Peter’s Church is found in the parish of in St. George’s in Bermuda. It has the distinction of being the longest standing Anglican church in existence out with the UK. Read more…

47. HERITAGE NIGHT EVERY THURSDAY

Bermuda’s history, culture and heritage are being celebrated in a succession of weekly events. They are known as Bermudian Heritage Nights and take place in the Royal Naval Dockyard every week. The events are set to continue every Thursday till September. Read more…

48. SOUTHAMPTON PARISH

Southampton is one of Bermuda’s nine parishes and was named after the third Earl of Southampton, Henry Wriothesley (1573-1624), patron and friend of William Shakespeare. Southampton covers about 2.3 square miles (6 square kilometres or 1,500 acres). Read more…

49. ST GEORGE’S PENNO’S WHARF

The town of St George has two cruise ship terminals, Ordnance Island Dock and Penno’s Wharf (also spelled Peno’s Wharf). Both docks are a hundred feet away from each other, in St George’s Harbour. Read more…

50. CITY OF HAMILTON

Founded in 1790 and named after the Island’s governor, Henry Hamilton (from 1788 to 1794), whose ancestor was Mary Queen of Scots, Hamilton is rich in history and is most certainly a port to consider if you plan a cruise to Bermuda. Read more…

51. ORDNANCE ISLAND DOCK

Ordnance Island Dock,Bermuda, is one of the two commercial ports of St George’s used by cruise and traffic ships. It is on Ordnance Island, which is part of St George’s town and located very close from the shore, right across from the town’s King’s square.

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52. HAMILTON DOCK

Check out our Hamilton Dock Scooter Rental Service! Read more…

53. KINGS WHARF

King’s Wharf is a port in Bermuda and the port of choice for the biggest ships. Located on the Island’s western tip – it is also known as the Royal Naval Dockyard – and was built in the first part of the 19th century as a British Naval base. It remained a strategic British military post until the US military established two bases in the 1950?s. Read more…

EXTRA! SPORTS IN BERMUDA

If you are looking for a sporting vacation in order to do more than lounge on the beach or by the swimming-pool, then pack your sportswear and make your way to Bermuda! Read more…

EXTRA! BERMUDA CORAL REEFS SCUBA DIVING HOLIDAYS

For most holiday-makers, Bermuda is all about pink sand beaches, beautiful water and luxurious accommodations. But there’s more…. lots more! What they might not know is that it also has over 200 square miles of incredible coral reefs – which makes the perfect diving holiday.

EXTRA! LIST OF BERMUDA SHIPWRECKS

Did you know that Bermuda has LOTS of sunken treasure ships for you to explore, all littered around it’s beautiful coast?

54. BLUE HOLE WATER SPORTS, HAMILTON PARISH

If you want to experience our island in the best conditions, a trip on the water is a must-do. Read more…

55. FANTASEA DIVING

Located on the 9 Beaches Hotel and Resort in the Parish of Sandy, the Fantasea Diving and Watersports Centre offers many opportunities to discover and explore the amazing reefs of Bermuda, but also to enjoy its crystal-clear blue waters. Read more…

56. BERMUDA REEF EXPLORER, HAMILTON

Once in Bermuda, whether it be for work or vacations, one of the must-do activities is to explore the amazing reefs that surround the island. Read more…

57. THE BERMUDA UNDERWATER EXPLORATION INSTITUTE

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute also referred to as BUEI. It one of the most visited tourist attractions on the island.

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58. HARTLEY’S UNDERSEA WALK, SANDYS

Bermuda has many treasures and hidden gems to discover and its greatest is probably the coral reefs that surround the island, protecting it from the strong currents and rough waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Read more…

59. SOMERSET BRIDGE WATERSPORTS

There is a lot to explore on the western part of the island’s waters, such as the Royal Naval Dockyard, the shipwreck of the partially submerged HMS Vixen, Mangrove Bay, the shallow waters of the Sea Gardens around Somerset Island, the corner of the Bermuda Triangle and of course many secluded beaches. Read more…

60. SNORKEL BERMUDA

Snorkel Bermuda

Bermuda is without contest one of the prime location in the world for snorkelling. Read more…

61. KS WATER SPORTS (JET SKI & PARASAILING)

KS Water Sports is the place to experience Jet Ski and parasailing adventures in Bermuda. Read more…

62. TRIANGLE DIVING

Bermuda is considered amongst fans of marine exploration as one of the best place on Earth for scuba-diving. Read more…

63. PARASAILING IN BERMUDA

If you like excitement and thrills when on vacation, then you should definitely try parasailing – and Bermuda is a perfect place for parasailing due to the presence of inshore areas and harbours. Read more…

64. BERMUDA JET SKIING

Watersports are very popular in Bermuda and with water and air temperatures high in the 20?s, it is easy to understand why! Snorkelling is of course a favourite here with shipwrecks, caves and reefs offering hours and hours of exploring. But if you are looking for thrills rather than spending silent hours underwater then it has to be jet-skiing. Read more…

65. BOAT AND YACHT RENTAL HIRE

One of the best way to take in all the beauty of Bermuda is to see it from the water. You can travel by ferry around the island, but there is no experience like hiring a boat or yacht and spending a day in the ocean, stopping in the bays and coves of your choice, snorkelling and swimming anywhere you want! Read more…

66. HORSE RIDING AT SPICELANDS RIDING CENTRE

Bermuda is a great island to spend time on, not only for its legendary beaches of sand pink and the clear blue waters, but also for its landscapes. Read more…

67. THREE GRACES DAY SPA

When you are on vacation, it should be all about you, you and you. After all, you deserve being taking care off after all this hard work and what’s better than spending time in one of the wonderful Bermuda’s spas. Read more…

68. RIDDELL’S BAY GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

If you feel like playing a round of golf in a classical Bermudian setting then visit The Riddell’s Bay Golf & Country Club. This appealing 18 hole, par 70 course has been charming golfers since it first opened its doors in1922. It is the oldest, longest running golf course on the island. Read more…

69. ST. GEORGE’S GOLF COURSE

The St. George’s Golf Course was a beautiful public course. It was situated on Park Road in the parish of St. George.It is north of the Town of St. George in Bermuda. Read more…

70. TUCKERS POINT CLUB GOLF COURSE

The Tuckers Point Club Golf Course is located close to Tucker’s Town in St. George Parish in Bermuda. Read more…

71. OCEAN VIEW GOLF COURSE

The Ocean View Golf Course is on the north shore of the parish of Devonshire, on the island of Bermuda. Read more…

72. HORIZONS GOLF COURSE

The Horizons Golf Course is the solitary Mashie course in Bermuda. It is situated on the south-west of Paget Parish. Read more…

73. FAIRMONT SOUTHAMPTON GOLF COURSE

Are you on holiday in Bermuda? Do you feel like taking in a round of gold? Then why not experience the award winning Fairmont Southampton Golf Course? This is the place which has been named the Best Places to Play Golf by Golf Digest. Read more…

74. BELMONT HILLS GOLF CLUB

The Belmont Hills Golf Club is a striking 18 hole golf course in Bermuda. It is about four miles outside the capital city of Hamilton.Read more…

75. PORT ROYAL GOLF COURSE

Would you like a round of golf in a cutting edge course in Bermuda? Then come to the spectacular Port Royal Golf Course, in the west of Southampton Parish. Read more…

76. BELMONT HILLS GOLF CLUB, WARWICK

The Belmont Hills Golf Club is to be found on the parish of Warwick of Bermuda. It offers golfers stunning views of Hamilton Harbour. This is alongside the Great Sound and its islands. It makes the course one of the best spots to enjoy a round of golf on the island. Read more…

77. MID OCEAN GOLF CLUB, TUCKER’S TOWN

There are many golf courses in Bermuda, an island reputed for having more golf courses than fast-food outlets! Read more…

78. THE SOUTHAMPTON PRINCESS GOLF CLUB

If you are looking for a challenging par-3 golf course, in Bermuda then head up to the Southampton Princess Golf Club. It is found in the luxurious Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel, in the parish which bears its name. Read more…

79. BERMUDA GOLF ACADEMY DRIVING RANGE

Do you feel like taking a few practice strokes to improve your golf game? Then get in the swing of things down at the Bermuda Golf Academy Driving Range! Read more…

SHOPPING

There are many different fantastic shopping outlets in Bermuda. They range from the grandest department store to small, intimate convenience stores. Read more…

80. FRONT STREET SHOPPING

Would you like to visit the central spot of the capital of Bermuda? Then why not head on down to Front Street? Read more…

81. THE SWIZZLE

Feel like wetting your whistle on holiday in Bermuda? Then why not pull up a stool in the longest running and most widely known pub on the island? Read more…

EXTRA! PLACES TO EAT

Bermuda has plenty of places to eat! Here, we list just a few… Read more…

EXTRA! NIGHTLIFE

Bermuda is not only a top destination for honeymooners in search of a romantic and quiet location, families looking for a child-friendly vacation or golfers attracted by challenging courses. To some, it might seems like a boring place, lacking of the festive spirit of the neighbouring Caribbean. But they’d be wrong! Read more…

EXTRA! BARS & ENTERTAINMENT

Bermuda has plenty of places to visit at night, wether to sit and have a quiet drink, or to party the night away! Here, we list just a few… Read more…

EXTRA! STREET MAP OF BERMUDA

A street map of Bermuda to start planning your holidays! Read more…

EXTRA! BERMUDA AIRPORT

 

Perhaps the first place you will visit – you might want to get to know it! Bermuda is a favourite cruise destination with three ports in King’s Wharf, Hamilton and St.George’s, but but you can also get there by air to LF Wade International Airport (BDA/TXKF) which is on the northern tip of the island, in the parish of St. George’s.Read more…

EXTRA! ELBOW BEACH MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL

A stunning hotel to match Bermuda’s stunning scenery, Elbow Beach Hotel, is located only 5 minutes’ drive from the capital of Bermuda, Hamilton. Read more…

EXTRA! ELBOW BEACH IN BERMUDA!

 

Take in the sun at one of the most visited and much admired beaches in Bermuda. It is called Elbow Beach. Read more…

EXTRA! DISCOUNT BERMUDA SCOOTER HIRE!

15% Off Pre-Payment
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EXTRA! BERMUDA BIKE TOURS

If on vacation in Bermuda, there’s tons to see. And the best – and most popular – way to see the sights is on a moped, scooter or mountain bike. And having a bike tour is a fabulous way to cram in as much as possible of our beautiful scenery and attractions. Read more…

On this page of our free ‘Things To Do In Bermuda’ guide, you can find over 80 of the best places to visit on the island. But we’ve also collected about 150 things to do in Bermuda in the following sections : , and !

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