Located roughly 600 nautical miles off the coast of North Carolina, the small, yet lively island of Bermuda is known world-wide for its pastel painted houses, brilliantly colored gardens, delectable cuisine, cricket matches, and charming natives. Its unique pink-sand beaches, world-class shopping and dining options, and close proximity to the United States make it an ideal destination for an exciting cruise vacation!
Bermuda Cruises offer passengers a chance to experience a taste of everything the vibrant and colorful islands of Bermuda have to offer, all from the comfort of one of the most spectacular cruise ships in the world, and best of all, you only have to unpack once!
Bermuda Cruises Points of Interest
Bermuda Cruises offer a wide array of exciting activities that guests of all ages can enjoy! Though the island of Bermuda may be relatively small, you will never find yourself with nothing to do! Play a round of golf on one of six world-class professional golf courses, shop for bargains and get a taste of the local cuisine at the world-renowned King’s Wharf, try your hand at deep-sea fishing, kayak through the Paradise Lakes, bike along the Bermuda Railway Trail, or just simply soak up the sun on Bermuda’s miles of world-famous, breathtaking beaches!
The charming port town of Hamilton is synonymous with the typical images of the islands, with its delightful pastel-colored buildings, local shops and restaurants, golf courses, and some of the best beaches on the island. Here you can also set sail to see some of the more than 350 smaller islands that compose Bermuda.
The lively cultural melting pot of King’s Wharf, built at the extraordinary Royal Naval Dockyard, offers shopping, restaurants, art galleries, craft markets, native merchants and artisans, and eight magnificent museums. For water lovers, it also offers excellent snorkeling and diving locations as well as a huge water park, making it an ideal destination for the entire family and people of all ages to have a blast!
St. George, the oldest inhabited town of English origin in the new world, offers a vast array of historical sites. Visit the Old State House, constructed in 1620, and Gates Fort, built by the original settlers of the shipwrecked Sea Venture, which dates back to 1609. You can also explore the original quaint cobblestone streets of this remarkable historic town, reliving the intriguing history for yourself. There is truly something for everyone!
Bermuda Cruises also offer a number of different shore excursion opportunities, allowing you to experience a little bit of everything the islands have to offer, in the most exhilarating ways! You can hike or mountain bike through Bermuda’s lush, tropical terrain, set sail on a tour around the islands, kayak your way along the beautiful pink-sanded coastline, and even snorkel with a school of dolphin and other colorful sea creatures.
In Hamilton, you can take the thrilling catamaran, swim, fish, and snorkel cruise around the islands. Voted one of Bermuda’s top tours, this family-run trip is one you won’t want to miss! As you sail through scenic harbors, your knowledgeable and friendly crew will entertain you with stories about Bermuda’s history, culture and geology, revealing some amazing secrets of the underwater world. You’ll swim and snorkel in a beautiful and secluded shallow water cove. This excursion is perfect for anyone who loves to relax and have fun all at the same time!
Take a romantic, after dark candlelight walk through the enchanting 17th Century streets of St. George. Bermuda’s cool nights are perfect for this guided walking tour led by an authentic Town Crier. Learn about the town’s local history, as well as local folklore. Exclusive to this tour is a visit to the beautiful and historic St. Peters Church.
Dress on all Bermuda Cruises aboard Royal Caribbean and Celebrity ships is quite casual. There will be at least two formal nights, depending on the length of you cruise. For formal occasions most men wear nice suits, and women wear cocktail gowns. A couple of nights may also be themed, so you would dress accordingly for those particular evenings. Otherwise, smart casual attire is just fine.
To be most comfortable onboard an Bermuda Cruise, it is recommended that guests bring jeans or slacks, a sweater, a jacket or windbreaker, and a raincoat. Be sure to bring low-heeled shoes for on-deck activities. Also, don’t forget your swimsuit (towels are provided), plenty of sunscreen, camera, and a pair of binoculars if you so desire. If you have pre-booked or plan to participate in any shore excursions, be sure to have the proper attire for those activities, such as comfortable walking shoes, hiking boots, etc. Bermuda shore excursions are always casual, both during the day and in the evening.
Bermuda Cruises aboard the ships of Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Lines have a variety of different itineraries scheduled to the lively and enchanting islands of Bermuda. Celebrity’s Horizon and Zenith both have several 7 night sailings departing from Cape Liberty, NJ and Norfolk, VA to ports of call in St. George and Hamilton. Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas, and Empress of the Seas all have several 5 and 6 night cruises departing from Cape Liberty Cruise Port, NJ and Baltimore, Maryland, scheduled to the destinations of Kings Wharf and Hamilton, Bermuda.
Add an exciting shore excursion to your own individual cruise itinerary and allow yourself the opportunity to see and experience even more of what this spectacular island paradise has to offer!
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