THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Hidden Gems Winter Excursion
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Take a journey into Bermuda’s one and only jungle for amazing caving explorations. On this guided excursion from Hidden Gems, you’ll put on your hardhats descend into breathtaking stalactite caverns. Then travel across the island to a vast estate filled with garden pools, limestone quarries and the island's largest banyan tree grove. Indulge your inner Tarzan and take a swing on one of the vines!
Bermuda’s Eco Adventure by Longtail Tours
By appointment, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discover the most beautiful places in Bermuda on a guided trip from Longtail Tours through the varied landscapes of Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, Cooper’s Island and Tom Moore’s Jungle. You’ll encounter a variety of wildlife, uncover fascinating Bermuda history – and of course, see some truly unforgettable sights.
Glass Bottom & Sightseeing Adventure
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In Bermuda, the best mysteries wait just below the surface. Join Captain Phoopa as he shows you the undersea homes of the island’s diverse and abundant aquatic life, all from the comfort of a glass-bottomed boat.
Moran Meadow's Bermuda Horse Trail Rides
Monday-Saturday (by appointment)
Explore the historic Town of St. George on horseback during a private and personalized trail ride along scenic country lanes, lush trails and pristine beaches.
Diving in Bermuda
Bermuda is the perfect place to experience the wonders of wreck diving. The island is the shipwreck diving capital of the Atlantic with more wrecks per square mile than anywhere in the world. Some of these sunken vessels date all the way back to the 1600s. Dive in for your next adventure with these outfitters:
- Dive Bermuda, 441-238-2332
- Blue Water Divers, 441-234-1034
- Fantasea Diving & Watersports, 441-236-3483
- Tucker’s Point Dive & Water Sports Centre, 441-298-4050
Somerset Boat Tour
Thursdays, 10:00 am -11:35 am
Cruise past some of Bermuda’s most distinctive and charming homes while learning about the island’s rich history, architecture and the stunning inlets of Somerset. You’ll also pay a visit to one of Bermuda’s most famous (and most visible) shipwrecks – The HMS Vixen.
The Way of Life in Years Gone By
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pay a visit to Mitchell House, one of St. George’s oldest buildings. Built in the 1730s, the house has retained virtually all of its historic character and charm. While touring the kitchen, enjoy complimentary lemonade and locally made banana bread.
Hamilton History & Tales
Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Hamilton, Bermuda’s capital, is a modern city graced with world-class shops, museums, galleries and gardens – and unique characters. This tour tells stories of mystery, scandal, heritage and popular people from the past to the present as you stroll through the City streets.
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Board a full-size replica of a legendary 17th-century ship, the Deliverance, located in historic St. George’s on Bermuda’s East End, and learn the fascinating story of Bermuda’s earliest days. Built in Bermuda by survivors of the Sea Venture with wreckage from that ship, the Deliverance went on to bring vital supplies to the colony at Jamestown in 1610, and as a result is referred to as “the ship that saved America.”
Visit the Unfinished Church
November 1, December 6, January 3, February 7, March 7, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Take advantage of a rare opportunity to visit one of Bermuda’s most romantic gems. The distinctive Unfinished Church – begun but never completed – looms over St. George’s like a fairy tale ruin. Come and learn the fascinating story behind these Gothic arches and crumbled walls – and take photos and make sketches of this unique locale.
Take A Bite Out Of Bermuda (TABOOB) Food Tour
Monday – Friday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Eat like a local on this foodie tour of Bermuda, which whisks you to the island’s Western landmarks, sites and attractions, and gives you insider knowledge of the island’s rich food culture.
Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
Set in the Botanical Gardens, Bermuda’s premier art museum houses more than 1,500 pieces of Bermuda-inspired art dating from the 1700s to the modern day, including Georgia O’Keeffe (who spent a year living in Bermuda in the 1930s), Winslow Homer and Labert Gleizes, alongside ever-changing exhibits of contemporary local artists.
Perfume Making Studio Workshop
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Learn the art of perfumery and create your own customized scent with Master Perfumer Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone. This four-hour workshop at the Bermuda Perfumery will completely change the way you experience fragrances. You will have up to five trials of fragrance, and you will bottle your favorite one in a 50ml Lili Bermuda bottle.
Artist in Action: Dockyard Glasswork & The Rum Cake Company
The artistry of glassblowing has been a tradition in Bermuda for decades – and you can get an up-close-and-personal look at this craft at the Royal Naval Dockyard. Afterwards, check out the Bermuda Rum Cake Company for a slice of classic Bermuda rum cake made with Gosling’s Black Seal Rum.
Mondays, 12:00 pm
At Fort Hamilton, see a wonderful part of Bermudian culture during the Skirling Ceremony, featuring as the kitted pipers, drummers and dancers perform to the bagpipe ‘skirl’ of the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band. Complimentary Bermuda refreshments will be served.
World Rugby Classic
Some of the world’s greatest rugby athletes converge on Bermuda for an event that draws the sport’s most passionate fans. Beyond the thrill of the matches, the World Rugby Classic involves parties and concerts where fans and players can mix and mingle.
Plein Air Festival
Calling all artists! The Bermuda Plein Air Festival invites you to discover the island that has inspired artists for centuries. You’ll visit iconic and beautiful destinations island-wide and mix and mingle with fellow artists who are also trying to capture Bermuda’s colourful landscape on canvas. The festival concludes with an exhibition at the BSOA Gallery.
Goodwill Golf Tournament
Every December, the island's best courses host the Bermuda Goodwill Golf Tournament, the oldest Pro-Am tournament in the world, with teams from the U.S., Canada and England all participating against gorgeous coastal backdrops.
National Trust Christmas Walkabout
The Bermuda National Trust’s yearly Christmas Walkabout in the Town of St. George sees one of the oldest established towns in the new world get in the holiday spirit. Lavishly decorated historic homes (some dating back to the 17th century) open their doors to the public, re-enactors in period garb roam the candlelit streets, and classic carols add to the magical atmosphere.
Bermuda Restaurant Weeks
January 11 – February 4
Celebrate the island’s unique food culture with Bermudian-inspired menus and great deals at dozens of restaurants during Restaurant Weeks. Explore a world of diverse culinary offerings and take advantage of a variety of two- or three-course prix fixe menus at different price points.
Bermuda Marathon Weekend
Out here, a jog is never just a jog. The annual Bermuda Marathon Weekend is just right for the active-minded traveler – three days of events, each with a truly spectacular backdrop. The weekend event, which also includes festivals, awards ceremonies and more, isn’t just for long distance runners; you can also register for the half-marathon or the 10K.
Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts
January 19 – March 17
During the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts, treat yourself to an evening or two dedicated to live performances featuring everyone from the chamber music group the Halcyon Quartet to famed backup singer Lisa Fischer, stepping into the limelight after work with the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner and more.