Planning your Bermuda getaway is easy and even more so when you arrive. Stop by one of Bermuda’s Visitor Information Centre (VICs), strategically located throughout the island, where you can get tips, brochures, maps and guidance from friendly Bermudians.
Note: All VICs are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day (Dec. 26), New Year’s Day and Good Friday, but remain open on all other public holidays.
Where: 7 Market Wharf, King's Square, Town of St. George
When: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-5pm; Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-4pm; closed on Sundays
Start your Bermuda explorations here, in the heart of the Town of St. George, a World UNESCO Heritage Site. The staff at the St. George’s Visitor Information Centre knows every corner of Bermuda’s East End, and can direct you to historic forts, museums, attractions, restaurants and more. You’ll also be able to buy tickets for local tours here, as well as bus/ferry tickets and passes.
Where: 8 Front Street, Hamilton City
When: April to November, Monday-Saturday, 9am-4pm; December to March, Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm, Saturday, 10 am-3pm; closed on Sundays
The City of Hamilton is the beating heart of Bermuda, with an array of world-class shops, museums, galleries and gardens – most within a few blocks of pastel-coloured Front Street, where you’ll also find the Hamilton City Visitor Information Centre. The staff here can get you set up with tours, recommend the best places to eat, and much more. Added bonus – the Hamilton VIC also offers free WiFi.
Where: Heritage Wharf Pier, Kings Wharf Pier, Ferry Dock
When: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (8am-5pm when a ship is in port)
Drop in at any of the three VICs located in the Royal Naval Dockyard, a destination with a rich maritime history alongside shops, restaurants and museums. You’ll get ideas for the top spots to hit in Dockyard, as well as throughout the island, and you can get info on specialised tours and more. The VICs also offer free WiFi.