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Best Things To Do in Bermuda

Bermuda is a prime place to lounge in the pink sand or swim in the blue water, but you should also hit the links, the spas and the duty-free shops. The greens at Port Royal Golf Club are challenging, as are the holes at Turtle Hill Golf Club and Tucker's Point Golf Club. The Royal Naval Dockyard is recommended for Bermudian crafts and name-brand items. If you're visiting in the chilly winter, you must take a stroll through Historic St. George.

How we rank Things to Do

Updated November 2, 2018

  • #1
    Things to do in Bermuda
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    #1 in Bermuda
    Beaches, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
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    Southampton parish's Horseshoe Bay is the most photographed (and famous) beach in Bermuda, making it hard to score a prime spot on the sand, especially if a cruise ship is in town. The blushing sand at Horseshoe is gorgeous at any time of year, but the water is chilly from

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  • #2
    Historic St. George
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    #2 in Bermuda
    Museums, Sightseeing, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Museums, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Did you know that St. George was one of the first English towns established in North America? And like its contemporaries (Jamestown, Virginia, and St. John's, Newfoundland), St. George holds firm to its colonial roots. When you visit you'll pass the same Town Hall and Old Rectory that the settlers

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  • #3
    Unfinished Church
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    #3 in Bermuda
    Sightseeing, Free
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    Less than 1 hour
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    Sightseeing, Free
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    Less than 1 hour
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    In 1874, settlers in St. George began building an opulent replacement to St. Peter's Church, an Anglican place of worship that was established after the 1612 English settlement. But poor planning led to insufficient funding and creative squabbles, which led to eventual abandonment following a debilitating storm that left a crumbling ruin

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  • #4
    Royal Naval Dockyard
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    #4 in Bermuda
    Sightseeing, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Sightseeing, Free, Neighborhood/Area
    TYPE
    Half Day to Full Day
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    The Royal Naval Dockyard is a picturesque way to break from the pink sand beaches. And if you're visiting during Bermuda's chillier seasons, it could end up being the highlight of your trip. The site was once the principal base of the Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic Ocean, but

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  • #5
    Elbow Beach
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    #5 in Bermuda
    Beaches, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
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    If you're looking for sand at its pinkest, stop by Elbow Beach. Just remember that a good chunk of those pink pebbles are privately owned by theElbow Beach Bermudahotel and the Coral Beach Club. Honeymooners should investigate a different spot because Elbow has a reputation as the most family-friendly shore on

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  • #6
    Port Royal Golf Club
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    #6 in Bermuda
    Golf
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Golf
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    If you like star sightings while you putt, then you should stomach the exorbitant green fees and book a tee time at the prestigious Port Royal Golf Course. This is the golf course of choice for vacationing celebrities and PGA greats. Originally designed by famed course architect Robert Trent Jones

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  • #7
    Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo
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    #7 in Bermuda
    Museums, Zoos and Aquariums
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Museums, Zoos and Aquariums
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    Founded in 1926, the government-owned and operated Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo is one of the world's oldest aquariums. The facility offers a variety of activities to engage visitors, such as animal feedings, arts and crafts, animal story time and even guided snorkeling expeditions. The 7-acre complex is home to

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  • #8
    Crystal & Fantasy Caves
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    #8 in Bermuda
    Natural Wonders, Sightseeing, Tours
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Natural Wonders, Sightseeing, Tours
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    1 to 2 hours
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    In 1907, the Crystal & Fantasy caves were accidentally discovered by two young boys. The story goes that Carl Gibbons and Edgar Hollis were playing an intense game of cricket when the ball was hit into a hole. One of the boys climbed down the hole to retrieve the ball,

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  • #9
    Warwick Long Bay Beach
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    #9 in Bermuda
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Beaches, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    This Bermuda beach, the longest on the island, snakes along a half-mile of the island's southern coast. Vacationers report a pleasant breeze at Warwick Long Bay during the summer months. But take note: Those winds feel like a chilly blast come wintertime. Warwick Long is great for families because it

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  • #10
    Tobacco Bay
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    #10 in Bermuda
    Beaches, Sports, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Sports, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    There are few public beaches on Bermuda that have concessions stands or restaurants with a liquor license. One that does – Tobacco Bay – is just a short distance from the cruise ship dock and the village of St. George. In addition to boozing, you can rent snorkeling equipment at Tobacco Bay (though

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  • #11
    National Museum of Bermuda
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    #11 in Bermuda
    Museums
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Museums
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    1 to 2 hours
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    The National Museum of Bermuda chronicles more than 500 years of the island's history with several exhibits on slavery, immigration and tourism. Located on the grounds of the Keep fortress at the Royal Naval Dockyard, the museum also recounts Bermuda's naval heritage. 

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  • Gibbs Hill Lighthouse
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  • Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
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    1 to 2 hours
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  • Fort Scaur
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    Hiking, Recreation, Sightseeing, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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